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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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Stores Near and Along Connecticut Avenue

Second Story Books The books at Second Story are just waiting for you to take them to their second home. The store boasts all genres of books and has a sizeable foreign language section. Additionally, they sell art, prints, CDs, and DVDs. Quality used media of any kind is likely to find a home at …
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Washington Monument 2019

History The Washington Monument memorializes George Washington, commander of the Continental Army and first President of the United States. Even during his own lifetime, George Washington became a symbol of patriotism and civic duty. The memorial was a manifestation of this. Robert Mills designed the original plan for the Washington Memorial. His designed featured an …
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