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Beyond the Blooming Sculpture Gardens

the Hirshhorn isn’t lacking for new outdoor installations, and neither is the National Museum of Women in the Arts. And now is just the right time of year to be outside and experience them.

Taste, Tour and Explore the Eastern Shore

With summer upon us, many District dwellers will participate in their annual early summer excursions. On long weekends—such as ...

Renegade DC

Picture the statues of soldiers at the Korean War Memorial. Nineteen stainless steel troops, each one a modest giant over ...

Mount Fuji’s Fleeting Immortality

The works of Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai have matured into icons of world art, most famously his woodblock prints of Mount Fuji. Through June 17 2012, the Sackler Gallery is exhibiting the full collection these original prints, showcasing the intricate beauty, intimacy and grandiosity of these masterworks.

The Grapes of Jefferson’s Dreams

When he planted a vineyard at his home in Monticello some 200 years ago, it was Thomas Jefferson’s dream that vineyards and wines from his native state would one day stand with the great wines of the Old World. In the 21st century his dream has become reality. Virginia wine country is now an international libation destination.

Across the Cutting Board with RIS: Springing Up Strawberries

As spring comes into full swing, with the last of the dogwood petals scattered about the ground, a film of ...

New England Island Love Affairs: Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket

When people talk about a luxurious New England summer getaway, there seem to be two categories: Martha’s Vineyard and ...

The Art of Japan At The Textile Museum and the National Gallery

When taking on the art of an unfamiliar cultural tradition, it’s difficult to know where to start. There are ...

Gallery Walk

Canal Square and Beyond

Nestled in a brick courtyard at M and 31st Streets, walking into Canal Square on the ...

Newport, Rhode Island: A Fresh Sense of History

The city is known on the whole as a New England summer resort. It integrates the most desirable qualities of ...

Across the Cutting Board with Ris: The Seeds of Inspiration

On the surface, the seasonal lull between winter and spring doesn’t offer much in the way of culinary inspiration ...

Shows of Lights and Darks Elucidate at the Hirshhorn

Museum exhibitions are not always user-friendly. There is an occasional air of intimidation or coldness about them, as if you ...

For the Love of Cyclists: 'Street Smart' Campaign Gets Rolling

For a good many of us, it’s time to pull the bicycles out of storage and widen the horizons of our recreational and commuting potentials.

Mike Isabella Stakes Out 14th Street — with a Spit Roaster

Once Kapnos and G open their doors, Isabella will have himself a culinary empire in the District. It looks like Andrés, Washington’s current epicurean kingpin, might have to start watching his back.

A Golden Passion: The Art of Bill Adair

Bill Adair is among a small handful of international authorities on frame fabrication, conservation and the nearly extinct art of gilding. He has employed his expertise extensively with every major museum in the city and consults with gallerists, architectural firms and private collectors throughout the world. His eyes look not into a work of art from the outside, but out from the artwork into the world it reflects.

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