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Washington National Zoo

Free Events – Washington D.C Smithsonian National Zoological Park¬† Every Sunday – Saturday¬† 8 AM – 5 PM Location Nestled near the Adams Morgan and Woodley Park neighborhoods of Washington D.C. lies one of the world’s greatest and most expansive zoos. Offering exhibits of exotic animals from all around the world, the Smithsonian National Zoological …
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Retrospective at the Renwick

Michael Sherrill Retrospective 28 June 2019 – 5 January 2020 Renwick Gallery Daily, 10 am – 5:30 pm Artist Michael Sherrill is a North Carolina based craftsman. He works with a variety of materials to create both household objects and sculptures. He began his career as a potter, creating bowls and other common items. Over …
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Upcoming at the Kennedy Center

The Washington Ballet Presents BALANCHINE + ASHTON Wednesday, February 19, 2020 – Sunday, February 23, 2020 Kennedy Center, Eisenhower Theater Tickets: $25 – $170 The Washington Ballet The Washington Ballet Company opened in 1976 under Mary Day, and is an extension of the Washington School of Ballet. Julie Kent is the company’s current artistic director. …
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Pat Steir at the Hirshhorn

Pat Steir: Color Wheel 24 October 2019 – 07 September 2020 Hirshhorn Museum Daily, 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM Pat Steir Pat Steir was born in 1940 in Newark, New Jersey. She attended the Pratt Institute and the Boston University College of Fine Arts. She was mentored by John Cage and Agnes Martin. Some of …
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14th Street Shops

Miss Pixie’s Furnishings and Whatnot Miss Pixie’s shop located on 14th St. is easily recognizable by its iconic pink paint. The store focuses on selling stylish vintage furniture. The interior of the shop is bright, spacious and filled with attractive furniture. This makes the shop pleasant to spend time in even if you are not …
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General Philip Sheridan Statue

Appearance and Location As I walk around the city, I am on the lookout for pleasant places to stop and rest. The statue of General Sheridan in the Sheridan traffic circle is one such place. Located on Massachusettes Avenue along Embassy Row, the circle is conveniently located while remaining quiet and peaceful. The traffic circle …
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Five Film Festivals in DC

DC is home to many amazing cultural experiences, including a multitude of film festivals. Below five of these festivals are listed. AFI Docs This film festival is hosted by the American Film Institute and shows documentary films. The documentary films featured are produced both in the US and around the world. DC Independent Film Festival …
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Taras Shevchenko Memorial

Location and Aesthetic The statue dominates a traffic island by the corner of P St and 22 St. A series of shallow steps lead up to two works. The first is of an imposing man in a long coat stepping forward with his right foot. The pedestal beneath him explains the reasoning for the statue’s …
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