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Monday, Jul 21, 2014 at 5:03 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Shenandoah Music Festival Runs All Summer Long

Shenandoah Music Festival Runs All Summer Long

The all-summer-long Shenandoah Valley Music Festival starts July 18 and doesn't end until early September. The festival features bluegrass, country and symphonic music. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014 at 12:47 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Summer Spirit Festival at Merriweather

Summer Spirit Festival at Merriweather

A not-to-miss summer concert is coming up Aug. 2: the Summer Spirit Festival at the Merriweather Post. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014 at 4:10 PM

OutKast, Foo Fighters to Headline Firefly Fest

OutKast, Foo Fighters to Headline Firefly Fest

Festival organizers announced the lineup Tuesday, which also includes Grammy nominees Pretty Lights, Imagine Dragons and The Lumineers. Read »

Thursday, Nov 7, 2013 at 11:25 AM
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By Alana Wise

"Elf the Musical" Is Comin' to Town

Musical Christmas elves... Seems legit. Read »

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... See Full Gallery »

Wednesday, Oct 9, 2013 at 4:05 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Photos: Blenheim Vineyards

It's a good thing rock stars are multifaceted. Otherwise we wouldn't have Blenhe... See Full Gallery »

Monday, Oct 7, 2013 at 1:46 PM
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By Alana Wise

The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!)

The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!)

It's a play about silence.... Just kidding. Read »

Friday, Oct 4, 2013 at 4:42 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Oktoberfest in Shirlington Oct. 5

Oktoberfest in Shirlington Oct. 5

Capital City Brewing Co. just turned 21, which makes their 14th annual Oktoberfest even more celebratory. Read »

Monday, Sep 30, 2013 at 5:10 PM
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By Alana Wise

An Equestrian Dreamworld Via Cavalia's Odysseo

An Equestrian Dreamworld Via Cavalia's Odysseo

What are the two greatest things in the world? If you answered horses and date night, you are correct. Read »

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Sarah Pixley Sarah is a freelance photographer and the founder of True Icon Photo. 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: sarah (at) trueiconphoto (dot) com.
Carissa DiMargo Carissa DiMargo is an editor and writer for NBC Washington. Follow her on Twitter @dcscene.