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Kimonos at the Textile Museum.

The Textile Museum: A “Must See” in Washington DC.

Experience by Mary Gallagher . . . For over 20 years I had the immense pleasure of living in one of the world’s most culturally active cities, Washington, DC. There is never a day or night that you are without outstanding music, food, dance, theater, gallery openings or other cultural events and many times they …

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WWII Memorial

CELEBRATE SUNSHINE IN WASHINGTON, DC

Comments by Mary Gallagher– As a metro DC area resident for over 20 years, (I lived near the Pentagon)  Washington, DC is the ideal destination for a summer vacation and in my opinion the best vacation spot anywhere anytime. Destination DC, the official destination marketing organization for the nation’s capital, helps visitors and residents make …

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Mardi Gras DC

Mardi Gras in DC. Let’s Geaux!

by Mary Gallagher– Mardi Gras season is approaching and Louisiana-inspired restaurants Bayou Bakery, Coffee Bar & Eatery and Acadiana will bring the energy of New Orleans to the National’s Capital with blow-out Bourbon Street-style bashes on Tuesday, February 9, 2016. We’ve been there to celebrate in previous years and let me tell you it’s a …

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Marian Anderson Collection Donated to the National Museum of African American History and Culture On View In Washington

By Jim Weaver The orange-and-black velvet ensemble Marian Anderson (1897-1993) wore during her Easter Sunday performance on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in 1939 has entered the collection of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture. Occupying the last available space on the National Mall, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African …

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