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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Hip-Hop Anthology Kickstarted

The Smithsonian has launched a 30-day Kickstarter campaign for the Smithsonian Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap, a powerful cultural statement told through an unequaled...

Botanical Illustrator Alice Tangerini

The West Wing of the Smithsonian’s Department of Botany in the National Museum of Natural History houses 4.8 million dried pressed plants, the oldest...

Insatiable

Our NoMA neighborhood continues to embrace the exotic cuisine of Asia. A notable newcomer is Laos In Town, which debuted last month at 250...

Insatiable

We decided to check out Franklin Hall, where DC Mayor Muriel Bowser celebrated her re-election last month. Bowser chose a good spot for her...

Intersections: Los Carpinteros’s Cuba Va!

Los Carpinteros (Marco Castillo and Dagoberto Rodríguez) is an internationally acclaimed Cuban artist collective best known for merging architecture, sculpture, design and drawing. From...

La Cosecha Opens

The Union Market District’s highly anticipated Latin marketplace, La Cosecha, 1280 Fourth St. NE, has opened with a weekly four-day schedule: Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 10...

Verrocchio: Sculpture and Painter of Renaissance Florence

Verrocchio: Sculptor and Painter of Renaissance Florence is the first-ever monographic exhibition in the United States on Andrea del Verrocchio (c. 1435–1488), the innovative artist, painter, sculptor...

East Side News

Old House, New Tenants The District’s oldest fire house has a new tenant. The team behind Pub and the People, a destination bar on North...

Insatiable

Yet another local restaurant has gone green: Spark, a Caribbean-influenced smokehouse. Ensconced in an historic Bloomingdale firehouse, Spark was formerly called Old Engine Number...

Art and Me

On Sept. 14, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 1:30 to 3 p.m., explore how art and science collide when conservators preserve precious works of...