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World Embassy Tour & EU Open House

Next date: May 6, 2023 10:00 am

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If you’re familiar with the 6 Secret Cities of the DMV, you already know that our nation’s capital is a collection of several world villages. Nowhere is this more evident than Passport DC’s World Embassy Tour, the greatest block party of the year in our city. Music, dances, traditional food and cocktails abound amid the …

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Discovery and Revelation

Next date: May 23, 2022 10:00 am

If you’re interested in the interplay between science and religion, the one-room temporary exhibit in the American History Museum is worth a look.  Discovery and Revelation: Religion, Science, and Making Sense of Things spans a giant swath of history, from a letter Galileo wrote during his imprisonment for heresy to the Apollo log in which …

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A Portrait of Harlem

Next date: May 23, 2022 10:00 am

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James and I are reading Time and Again, the cult-classic by Jack Finney about a man who travels back in time to early New York City.  Early in the book, he is so caught up in the historical stereoscopes from his girlfriend’s curiosity shop that he is briefly transported to that moment. I thought that …

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Discovery and Revelation

Next date: May 23, 2022 10:00 am

If you’re interested in the interplay between science and religion, the one-room temporary exhibit in the American History Museum is worth a look.  Discovery and Revelation: Religion, Science, and Making Sense of Things spans a giant swath of history, from a letter Galileo wrote during his imprisonment for heresy to the Apollo log in which …

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A Portrait of Harlem

Next date: May 23, 2022 10:00 am

Just show up! You don't need tickets.

James and I are reading Time and Again, the cult-classic by Jack Finney about a man who travels back in time to early New York City.  Early in the book, he is so caught up in the historical stereoscopes from his girlfriend’s curiosity shop that he is briefly transported to that moment. I thought that …

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A Portrait of Harlem

Next date: May 23, 2022 10:00 am

Just show up! You don't need tickets.

James and I are reading Time and Again, the cult-classic by Jack Finney about a man who travels back in time to early New York City.  Early in the book, he is so caught up in the historical stereoscopes from his girlfriend’s curiosity shop that he is briefly transported to that moment. I thought that …

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The Futures Exhibit at the recently opened Smithsonian Arts and Industries building has a fricken' flying car!

Futures Exhibit

Next date: May 26, 2022 10:00 am

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Open Thursday – Sunday (CLOSED Monday – Wednesday). You have got to see this exhibit.  If, for nothing else, to experience the newly reopened Arts and Industries building on the National Mall, now restored to its 19th Century glory.  Located next to the Smithsonian Castle, this building has been closed (and promising to reopen any …

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A Portrait of Harlem

Next date: May 23, 2022 10:00 am

Just show up! You don't need tickets.

James and I are reading Time and Again, the cult-classic by Jack Finney about a man who travels back in time to early New York City.  Early in the book, he is so caught up in the historical stereoscopes from his girlfriend’s curiosity shop that he is briefly transported to that moment. I thought that …

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The entrance to the Laurie Anderson exhibit, which fills the second floor of the Hirshhorn until July 2023

Laurie Anderson: The Weather

Next date: May 26, 2022 10:30 am

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The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden is open Thursday – Sunday (and CLOSED Monday – Wednesday) Through July 2022, the Hirshhorn presents Laurie Anderson in the second floor galleries.  A mix of dark, immersive installations and video, The Weather is a little like walking into a modern version of Da Vinchi’s notebook. The exhibit is …

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The Futures Exhibit at the recently opened Smithsonian Arts and Industries building has a fricken' flying car!

Futures Exhibit

Next date: May 26, 2022 10:00 am

Just show up! You don't need tickets.

Open Thursday – Sunday (CLOSED Monday – Wednesday). You have got to see this exhibit.  If, for nothing else, to experience the newly reopened Arts and Industries building on the National Mall, now restored to its 19th Century glory.  Located next to the Smithsonian Castle, this building has been closed (and promising to reopen any …

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