Smithsonian Folklife Festival Returns to National Mall (photos)

June 26, 2022

The popular Smithsonian Folklife Festival this week returned live to the National Mall in Washington D.C. after a two year hiatus. Established in 1967, the gathering on the National Mall […]

U.S. Navy Band’s Concerts on the Avenue Return to D.C. with a Flourish (photos)

June 17, 2022

To the delight of its many fans, the United States Navy Band has resumed a full summer schedule for its popular “Concerts on the Avenue” series at the U.S. Navy […]

March for Our Lives Returns to D.C. to Demand Action to End Gun Violence (photos)

June 12, 2022

Demands for Congressional action for tougher gun control measures echoed across the country on June 11 as demonstrators took to the streets in more than 400 cities in nearly every […]

Gun Violence Memorial Unveiled on National Mall (photos)

June 8, 2022

Rows of vases containing white and orange flowers, each representing lives cut short by gun violence in America every year, were placed on the lawn in the shadow of the […]

Celebrating Pop Culture in D.C. at Awesome Con 2022 (photos)

June 5, 2022

Awesome Con, the premier pop culture festival in Washington, D.C., returned to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center this past weekend, June 3-5. As an upstart version of San Diego’s […]

Memorial Weekend in the Nation’s Capital: Honoring Those Who Served (photos)

May 31, 2022

“We don’t know them all, but we owe them all.” — anonymous  For most Americans, the Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer, conjuring up images of cook-outs and visits […]

‘El Muro/The Wall’ Dance at National Portrait Gallery (photos)

May 21, 2022

On three successive evenings in mid-May, the Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company (DTSBDC) premiered the latest in collaboration with the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C. ‘El Muro’ […]

Honoring Fallen Officers on Police Week in Washington, D.C. (photos)

May 18, 2022

Law enforcement officers from around the world assembled in Washington, D.C., during mid-May for Police Week, accompanied by the families and friends of fellow officers who made the ultimate sacrifice […]

D.C. Fire Dept. Celebrates 150 Years of Service with Historic Parade (photos)

May 16, 2022

The District of Columbia Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department celebrated its 150th Anniversary with a historic parade down Constitution Avenue in Washington D.C. on Saturday, May 14. It was […]

On the Scene: May 14 Rally for Abortion Rights in D.C. (photos)

May 15, 2022

Thousands demonstrated around the country in support of abortion rights on Saturday, May 14, following a leaked Supreme Court draft opinion indicating that Roe v. Wade, the 1973 landmark law […]