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Activism and Art: Exhibits to Visit

Activism and Art: Exhibits to Visit

Going up the elevator at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Gallery, one cannot help but notice the vibrant, golden art decor that spreads all along the wall — but there is much more to the artwork than beautiful and symmetric patterns. There are security cameras, steel chains, handcuffs and social[Read More…]

Summertime in DC

Summertime in DC

Museums and Exhibits Across the District Concerts and Festivals: Editor’s Picks A Breath of Fresh Air: Nature Near D.C. FILM Upcoming Movie Releases Best Summer Movies Movies Turning 10! FOOD Tastes of the World: International Cuisines in D.C. Hottest D.C. Summer Eats MUSIC Recent Album Releases Upcoming Releases guide’s Summer[Read More…]

by May 19, 2017 0 comments Summer Highlights, The Guide
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24 Hours in Madrid

Welcome to Madrid, where the past and present collide in a city that is driven by modernization but maintains its historic charm. Bright and bustling with activity, Madrid reveals Spain’s rich history under the facade of its skyscrapers and trendy restaurants. In just 24 hours, explore Madrid by neighborhood, sample[Read More…]

Summer Guide 2016

Summer Guide 2016

  Fourth of July in the Capital There is no better place in America to celebrate the Fourth of July than the nation’s capital. If you’re here for the summer or just a long weekend, don your best patriotic attire, load up on water and check out our tips to[Read More…]

Museum Cafe Wows With Native American Cuisine

Museum Cafe Wows With Native American Cuisine

5/5 stars I don’t mean to diminish the educational and cultural merit of the National Museum of the American Indian, but I feel it is my duty to highlight the absolute best part of this institution: its food. Located right within the museum’s doors, the Mitsitam Cafe is a delectable surprise for[Read More…]

by July 5, 2013 0 comments The Guide
New Exhibits Shine Across the District

New Exhibits Shine Across the District

One of the great, but often untapped, resources of the Washington, D.C. area is the concentration of art museums that are close by and easily accessible to students. There are plenty of continuing exhibitions that you should be sure to check out, especially at the Hirshhorn Sculpture Gallery and the Freer and Sackler Galleries,[Read More…]

by May 17, 2013 0 comments The Guide
Ode to Women Misses Its Cue

Ode to Women Misses Its Cue

When you think of rock and roll, many names come to mind: The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix and The Rolling Stones, to name a few. What most people unfortunately forget is the loud and proud legacy of kick-ass women of rock and roll.  The National Museum of Women in the Arts[Read More…]

by September 21, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Native American Museum Falls Short of Expectations

All summer long, the guide will take a look at some of the museums that call the District home. We’ll weed out tourist traps and find the hidden gems where you can spend a few hours. The Smithsonian Institution maintains numerous spectacular museums throughout our city. From the Air and Space[Read More…]

by May 24, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Smithsonian May Soon Charge

Smithsonian museum regulars might need to start dipping into their pockets soon if a new budget proposal is passed. President Obama’s deficit reduction commission proposed admissions fees at the Smithsonian museums last week in order to reduce congressional spending. The suggested $7.50 per visitor would decrease congressional spending by $225[Read More…]

by November 19, 2010 0 comments City News, News

D.C. Proposes Art District

Two weeks ago, Bradley Cooper admitted he rarely left the small area bounded by Reservoir Road and M Street – the “Georgetown bubble” – while he was a student. If the same is true of students of the Hilltop, city officials are looking for a change with the creation of[Read More…]

by September 9, 2010 0 comments City News, News