Explore a Collection of Contemporary Art at the Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden

Joseph H. Hirshhorn came to New York City from Latvia when he was just a boy, one of 13 children. By the time he grew into an adult, he’d made a name for himself as a financier, a philanthropist, and a lover of fine art. It was his own personal...

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Catch “The Color Purple” at The Kennedy Center Now Through August 26th

Alice Walker’s The Color Purple claimed a spot in the canon of contemporary American literature almost immediately upon being published in 1982, and for good reason. It tells the story of Celie, an African-American woman living in rural Georgia. She refuses to succumb to the abuse of the men who...

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Watch the Washington Kastles Trounce the Philly Freedoms on July 28th

Serena and Venus Williams, Leander Paes, and Rennae Stubbs are just a few of the world tennis champs who’ve played for the Washington Kastles. The local team takes on its adversaries in tennis tournaments every year at home in the Kastles Stadium at the Smith Center and across the country....

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Meet Friends for Brunch at Alta Strada City Vista

Velvety yogurt layered with crispy almonds, dried fruit, fresh berries, and gooey honey. Italian doughnuts stuffed with lemon curd and dusted with almond crumble. Grilled crostini adorned with prosciutto di Parma and fig jam. These are a handful of the Italian and American appetizers you can nibble on during Alta...

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Bikram Hot Yoga Ivy City Brings the Heat to Your Workout Routine

If you’ve never experienced the healing effects of Bikram yoga, head to a class at Bikram Hot Yoga Ivy City. It was founded by a married couple who had both suffered chronic pain due to their love of athletic endeavors. They both found relief in the practice of Bikram, and...

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Stretch and Release at Realignment Studio

Most people have at least a basic understanding of muscles, but only experts like certified yoga therapists know about fascia. That’s why one of these therapists teaches the Yoga + Fascia Release class at Realignment Studio, a local boutique studio dedicated to making your body as healthy as it can...

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Flow Your Way to a Healthier You at Georgetown Yoga

Sunlight streams through the plentiful windows at Georgetown Yoga. Its warmth invades every corner of the beloved DC studio, a physical warmth buoyed by the figurative warmth that emanates from the yoga instructors. They cultivate an environment in which everyone feels welcomed, whether you’re a yoga newbie or a veteran....

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Meet POTUSes and FLOTUSes of Past and Present at Madame Tussauds Washington

President Barack Obama. Comedian Stephen Colbert. Superstar songstress Beyonce. Meet them all, and many other A-listers, at Madame Tussauds Washington. You won’t actually come face-to-face with the living, breathing incarnations of these American icons, but the lifelike wax figures are a pretty close second. The Madame Tussauds in Washington, DC...

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Experience the Italian Version of Tapas at Cichetti at Urbana on January 27th

If you enjoy the tapas-style dining of Spain, then you’ll probably appreciate Italian cichetti. At eateries in Italy, patrons often make a full meal of cichetti, or small plates. Since DC’s Urbana seeks to mirror Italia osterie as closely as possible, Chef Ethan McKee now offers Cichetti at Urbana every...

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Celebrate Your Favorite Decade and Season at the Back to the ’90s Christmas Edition Party on December 8th

There are ugly holiday sweaters, and then there are ugly holiday sweaters from the ’90s. When you come to the Back to the ’90s Christmas Edition Party, you’ll receive bonus points for finding a stunningly awful sweater or other apparel from this particularly fashion-forward decade. In fact, the best dressed—which,...

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