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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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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Eclectic Shopping at Dupont Circle

Today‚Äôs blog highlights some of the wonderful shops located near Dupont Circle Metro! Jenni Bick Custom Journals Jenni Bick is a haven for stationery lovers. The shop sells paper, journals, and writing implements of all kinds. However, it has a focus on custom and leather journals. The leather-bound journals are gorgeous. They feel hefty when …
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Excellent Location in D.C.

We are excellently located in D.C. and just steps from Dupont Circle, National Geographic Museum, The National Mall, Embassy Row, The National Cathedral and so much more!