Happy Hanukkah: National Menorah Lighting Ceremony (photos)

November 29, 2021

On Sunday, Nov. 28, the first night of the eight-day Jewish holiday, thousands attended the 2021 National Hanukkah Menorah lighting ceremony on the Ellipse, just across from the White House […]

Smithsonian Focuses on the Future with New Exhibit (photos)

November 21, 2021

The Smithsonian’s Arts and Industries Building came back to life on Saturday Nov. 20 with “Futures,” an exhibition scheduled to run until July 6, 2022. It will be part of […]

Cherry Blossom Festival to Go Live and In-Person in 2022 (photos)

November 10, 2021

After a two-year pause, the National Cherry Blossom Festival announced plans to return to “live and in-person” events in 2022.” The announcement by Cherry Festival President Diana Mayhew became official […]

Iconic ‘LOVE HATE’ Sculpture on Display in Downtown D.C. (photos)


“The love of one’s country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border? There is a brotherhood among all men. This must be recognized if life […]

D.C. Hosts Diwali 2021, Indian Festival of Lights (photos)

November 3, 2021

Hundreds gathered at the Burke Theater inside the U.S. Navy Memorial on Tuesday, Nov. 2, to celebrate the festival of Diwali.  Diwali, or Deepavali, a Sanskrit word meaning “rows of […]

Halloween Returns to Georgetown!

November 1, 2021

As the pandemic eases, Halloween came back for 2021 in full force over the weekend. House decorations amused, parties abounded and children trick-or-treating delights. Parent and dog were also dressed […]

Legendary New Zealand Rugby Squad Rolls Against U.S. at Fedex Field (photos)

October 26, 2021

“Rugby is great. The players don’t wear helmets or padding; they just beat the living daylights out of each other and then go for a beer. I love that.” – […]

Biden, Harris Attend MLK Memorial 10th Anniversary Celebrations (photos)

October 23, 2021

The 10th Anniversary of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial was celebrated on-site on Oct. 21 with a ceremony attended by special guests President Joe Biden, Vice-President Kamala Harris, Speaker […]

Columbus Day Ceremony in D.C. (photos)

October 12, 2021

“We are made by history.” (The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.)  The 109th annual Columbus Day wreath laying ceremony took place on Monday, Oct. 11, at the Christopher Columbus […]

Turkish Heritage on Display at the 2021 DC Turkish Festival (photos)

October 6, 2021

The rich culture of Turkey was on full display at the 2021 DC Turkish Festival on Sunday, Oct. 3 at The Wharf on the Southwest Waterfront in Washington, D.C. It […]