The Cherry Blossom Festival Japanese Stone Lantern Lighting Ceremony celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Gift of Trees, took place on Sunday, April 8 at the Tidal Basin.
It was perfect flying weather as hundreds of kites of various shapes and sizes populated the skies over the National Mall on Saturday, March 31.
We spotted actress Glenn Close and husband David E. Shaw outside the entrance to the Newseum in Washington D.C. to attend the 60th birthday party for John S. Hendricks, the Founder and Chairman of Discovery Communications on Friday, March 30.
The Supreme Court heald hearings on the constitutionality of President Obama's signature health care law. View our photos of the activity surrounding the Court on March 27-28 by clicking Here.
It was March 17, and spring hadn't officially arrived yet, but warm weather has caused cherry tree blossoms to mature much more rapidly than usual around the tidal basin.
The circus was in town. The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus presents "Fully Charged" at the Verizon Center in ...
Seville's Rafaela Carrasco is a breathtaking dancer and one of the most important flamenco choreographers of the younger generation. She and her troupe performed at GWU's Lisner Auditorium in Washinton DC on March 7 during Flemenco Festival 2012.
Constitution Ave. was a sea of green as Washington DC kicked off its annual St. Patrick's Day Celebrations with a parade on Sunday March 11.
Hollywood and politics mixed it up at the Newseum on Thursday, March 8 in Washington DC. for the premier of ...
Over 13,000 gathered for the annual AIPAC Policy Conference in Washington D.C. on March 4-6, 2012. AIPAC, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, is a pro-Israel lobby group. Speakers included Presdent Barack Obama, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, Israeli President Shimon Peres and many of the GOP Presidential Candidates.
Bowen McCauley Dance performed the ambitious “Le Sacre du Printemps” ("Rite of Spring") to glowing reviews on Thursday, March 1, 2012 at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater.
What is billed as the "Largest Parade Celebrating Washington’s Birthday in the USA" kicked off in Old Town Alexandria on President's Day, February 20, 2012.
Every four years, Americans elect a president, and candidates and reporters face off on the campaign trail. On Feb. 17, just in time for President's Day weekend, the Newseum is opening a new election year exhibit, "Every Four Years: Presidential Campaigns and the Press" featuring 120 artifacs from elections past.
Thousands of Conservative activists from around the country gathered at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel on February 9-11 for the three day Conservative Political Action Committe, also known as CPAC 2012. Most of the major Republican candidates and conservative leaders were on hand with one unifying mission, defeating President Obama in November. View our photos by clicking on the photo icons below.
Clint Eastwood Receives Medal, Opens New Warner Bros. 3-D Theater at Smithsonian American History Museum (photos)
At a special ceremony marking the opening of the new Warner Bros. Theater at the National Museum of American History, the Smithsonian presented Clint Eastwood with the James Smithson Bicentennial Medal in honor of Eastwood's contribution to the American Experience through film.