The Smithsonian Folklife Festival is an exposition of "living cultural heritage annually produced outdoors on the National Mall in Washington, DC, by the Smithsonian's Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage."
The Nation's Capital marked Independence Day with a "patriotic, flag-waving, red-white-and-blue celebration of America's birthday with a lineup of marching bands, military units and patriotic floats."
A Capitol Fourth" is the free annual Independence Day concert extravaganza on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol.
The United States Botanic Garden's exhibit on carnivorous plants will run through October 8, 2012.
At the White House, President Barack Obama unveils the portrait of his predecessor, George W. Bush, with graciousness and humor.
Pro-cycling returned to Arlington for its 15th season. Cycling pros from around the world competed in the Annual Air Force Cycling Classic, in Clarendon on Saturday June 9 and in Crystal City on Sunday June 10.
Hundreds of astronomy enthusiasts, young and old, turned out on the front porch of the Smithsonian National Air and Space ...
The Susan G. Komen Foundation said that 27,000 walkers and runners participated in the Annual Komen global race for the cure for breast cancer on the National Mall in Washington DC on June, 2, 2012.
For the 25th year, the Rolling Thunder Motorcycle Rally thundered through Washington calling attention to veterans and those missing in action, on Sunday May 28.
The Annual National Memorial Day Parade, took place along Constitution Avenue in Washington DC on May 28, 2012.
The annual National Memorial Day Concert on Sunday May 27 was interrupted about half way through due to a weather emergency. But were able to grab close-up photos of the entire performance at the full dress rehearsal a day earlier inlcuding performances by Joe Montegna, Gary Sinise, Daughtry, Natalie Cole, Trace Adkins, Jessica Sanchez, Ellen Burstyn, Dennis Franz, Selma Blair and Russell Watson.
Fiesta Asia Street Fair Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month on Pennsylvania Ave. (photos)
In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the National Asian Heritage Festival's Fiesta Asia held their 7th annual street fair covering three full blocks on Pennsylvania Ave. near the Capitol on May 19.
View our photos of the Folger Theatre's current production of "The Taming of the Shrew" running through June 10th The Folger Shakespeare Library.
On May 5, "everyone is Latino", was the slogan of this year’s National Cinco de Mayo Festival held at the base of the Washington Monument.
The International Children’s Festival is an interactive, educational event that allows children of all ages to travel the world in a single day. This year's 6th annual edition was held at the The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center on Sunday May 6, 2012.