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Monday, Apr 3, 2017 at 10:34 AM
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By Julie Gallagher

Light City Baltimore Illuminates Inner Harbor

Take a glimpse at Baltimore's latest attraction, the second annual Light City along the Inner Harbor.View gallery »

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Friday, Mar 17, 2017 at 2:09 PM
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By Julie Gallagher

Stunning 'Light City' to Illuminate Baltimore's Inner Harbor

Light City Baltimore, a nine-day free art festival, will return to the Inner Harbor for its second year starting March 31.View gallery »

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Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016 at 4:31 PM
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By Anna Riley

PHOTOS: Light City's Jaw-Dropping Displays in Baltimore

Light City Baltimore brightens up the city this week with interactive and unique illuminated exhibits for all ages to enjoy.View gallery »

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Friday, May 30, 2014 at 5:18 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Photos: Leesburg's Finch Sewing Studio

You'd be surprised at how many people don't learn to sew -- but if you want to learn how, Finch Studio in Leesburg will get you started with some modern updates.View gallery »

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Friday, May 30, 2014 at 5:13 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Modern Twists on Classic Pastimes at Finch Sewing Studio

Modern Twists on Classic Pastimes at Finch Sewing Studio

You'd be surprised at how many people living in the 21st century that don't know how to sew. Finch Sewing Studio in Leesburg will help you learn -- with a few modern updates. Read »

Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 6:16 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Box Yourself In -- Literally -- at "While You Wait"

Box Yourself In -- Literally -- at "While You Wait"

Spend five minutes inside a box -- hey, it's an art piece -- and see what happens "While You Wait." Read »

Friday, Feb 7, 2014 at 4:58 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Tattoo Festival Inks Hampton Roads This March

More than 250 tattoo artists from all over the country meet will up for a two-day fest in Hampton Roads, Va., March 7-9.View gallery »

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Monday, Oct 14, 2013 at 4:13 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Bethesda Row Brings Art Outdoors

Bethesda Row Brings Art Outdoors

The 16th annual Bethesda Row Arts Festival will turn the area into an outdoor art gallery. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 9, 2013 at 4:15 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Like Etsy, in a Store

Mad Arts in Rochelle, Va., showcases works from more than 200 local artists, plus art classes, live music and art shows, all under one roof.View gallery »

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Tuesday, Aug 20, 2013 at 10:51 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Mural Tours Demonstrate Graffiti for Good

Mural Tours Demonstrate Graffiti for Good

A mural tour of Philadelphia offers a firsthand look at how one program redirected the energy of graffiti into an ongoing city-wide beautification project. Read »

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Sarah Pixley Sarah is a freelance photographer and the founder of True Icon Media. When she's not snapping photos of a ridiculous amount of objects, she spends her time enjoying the splendor of D.C. life. Send her tips and ideas: info (at) trueiconmedia (dot) com.
Carissa DiMargo Carissa DiMargo is an editor and writer for NBC Washington. Follow her on Twitter @dcscene.