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Independence Day in the Nation’s Capital (photos)

After the 3rd U.S. Infantry Fife and Drum Corps performed, Abigail and John Adams, Ben Franklin, John Hancock, Thomas Jefferson and George Washington read the Declaration of Independence aloud.

On the Mall: Armenia and Catalonia

At the 51st annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival, which runs through July 1 and from July 4 to 8, visitors are invited to engage with the traditional arts and food right on the Mall.

‘Hamilton’ Popping Eyes, Ears, Minds in D.C.

Founding Father Alexander Hamilton — in the form of the Broadway smash “Hamilton" — has finally landed in Washington, D.C., ensconced until Sept. 16 in the Kennedy Center Opera House.

Weekend Round Up June 21, 2018

Metropolitan Washington BBQ & Grilling Week ends Friday. Then, on Saturday and Sunday, four blocks of Pennsylvania Avenue will be smokin’ for the National Capital BBQ Battle.

Hess Is More Offers Respite from the Heat

What makes this type of jazz different from the traditional kind is how the Hess Is More band has no hesitation in bringing in a strongly classical influence.

Chamber Dance Project to Premiere ‘Chant’

The June 21, 22 and 23 performances will also feature the Washington premiere of the poignant "Vespers," the beautiful "Wild Swans" and the athletic and witty "Time Has Come."

Closing Weekend for DC Jazz Festival

One of the highlights of this year’s festival: drummer Terri Lyne Carrington will celebrate the life of pianist Geri Allen on Thursday, June 14, at Sixth & I.

Weekend Round Up June 14, 2018

Is your dad into dragon boats, daguerreotypes or Die Mannschaft? If so, have we got a Father's Day Weekend idea (and others) for you ...

Weekend Round Up June 7, 2018

The DC Jazz Festival starts Friday, which happens to be the birthday of Frank Lloyd Wright. Saturday is all-pride, all-the-time; the parade steps off at 22nd and P Streets at 4:30 p.m.

‘An Iliad’ at Atlas

Directed by Conor Bagley, who co-produced with Susannah Clark and Annie Ottati, “An Iliad” runs through June 9 in Lab I of the Atlas Performing Arts Center, the renovated art-deco movie house on H Street NE.