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Record-Setting Crowd for RBG at National Book Festival (photos)

Chef José Andrés apologized for not being available to sign books after his speaking session; he had to catch a flight to the Bahamas to assist in Hurricane Dorian recovery efforts.

Middleburg Spring Races: Family Fun for Horse Lovers

The trophies given out at the end of each race in the race tower paddock were handed to laughing family owners of all ages, from grandpas to great-grandchildren in spring dresses and jeans.

The Georgetown Garden Tour at 91: Wiser and Spicier

This year's seven gardens, ranging from the majestic to smaller, cleverly designed spaces, will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, rain or shine.
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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.

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.

Georgetown Flair on Display at House Tour

On this Saturday's Georgetown House Tour: seven residences, a well-known retail location and the City Tavern Club, built in 1796.

40 Years After His Death, Elvis Presley Stays With Us

Forty years ago, on August 16, Elvis Presley, "the King," died of what was officially called a heart attack in a bathroom of his...

Branca Shares Memories at Tudor Place

Designer Alessandra Branca spoke about her friend, the late Elizabeth Powell, and her own design philosophy at the May 24 Landmark Luncheon at the historic estate in Georgetown.

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...