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Costumed Anime Fans Flock to Otakon (photos)

This year marked the 25th anniversary of the event, which began with a collection of 350 anime fans at the Days Inn Penn State in State College, Pennsylvania, in 1994.

Jonathan Adler to Close April 21

Easter Sunday is the last day in Georgetown for the maker and purveyor of ceramics, pillows, accessories and furniture, which opened on Wisconsin Avenue in 2012.

Anne Stewart, Designer Known as Wendy Pepper (1964-2017)

The designer, who died Nov. 12 at the age of 53, was a member of the first group of contestants on “Project Runway,” one of a then growing number of reality shows.

Capitol Buzz: Mika & Joe’s Wedding, Alexandria’s Office, Gary’s Saga

In this week's column, our correspondent looks at incidents in the lives of some of the Hill's most topical personalities, past and present.

Smithsonian Acquires Musical Objects from Sting, J. Ralph (photos)

The former lead singer for the Police donated the 1978 Fender Stratocaster guitar that he played at Amnesty International's "The Secret Policeman's Other Ball" in 1981.

A Chat With Maestro Noseda

Of the interplay between orchestral and opera conducting, he remarked: “As a performer, I feed myself with opera and I try to bring the vocal element — even in symphonic repertoire, where the singer is not there — to make the instruments sing.
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RFK Portrait on View at National Portrait Gallery (video)

A portrait created by Roy Lichtenstein in 1968 went on view at the National Portrait Gallery on June 6, coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the senator’s assassination, and will be on display through July 8.

Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company at National Portrait Gallery

Celebrating its 25th year, the Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company presents a series of free salons in the new international gallery at the...

Here’s to Happiness Royal

Every day lately, we are inundated with facts and figures, and history, and corgis and nephews and nieces, and pound-sterling images and the faces of a couple — his ruddy lightness, her warm openness.

Sam Shepard, Cool ‘Disco’ Dan: Unique American Identifiers

They were American types, not because of race or color, not as artists in terms of stature or genre, but as American identifiers.