Worth the Trip
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Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013 at 2:35 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Face-Palming Sculpture Globe-Trotting to Philly

Face-Palming Sculpture Globe-Trotting to Philly

The famed artist known as KAWS, a former graffiti extraordinaire, plants his iconic sculpture COMPANION at Philly's 30th Street Station now through May 14. Read »

Monday, Apr 15, 2013 at 7:12 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Inspiration Awaits at DC Int'l Design Fest

Inspiration Awaits at DC Int'l Design Fest

Artiisphere is hosting the D.C. International Design Festival now through May 19. Photo contest included! Read »

Wednesday, Mar 27, 2013 at 3:11 PM
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By Alyssa Moody

Once a 48-Room Estate, Now Evergreen Mansion

Once a 48-Room Estate, Now Evergreen Mansion

The mansion that served as the exterior inspiration for Disney's Haunted Mansion ride is located just an hour away in Baltimore, and -- although it kinda pains us to say it -- it offers visitors a far more... Read »

Tuesday, Nov 27, 2012 at 12:24 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Hands-On History at Constitution Center

Hands-On History at Constitution Center

Immerse yourself in the past at Philly's interactive history museum, the National Constitution Center. Read »

Thursday, Nov 15, 2012 at 5:23 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Paper in the Spotlight at Book Arts Fair

Paper in the Spotlight at Book Arts Fair

Get inspired at this years Pyramid Atlantic Book Arts Fair in Silver Spring, a three-day event showcasing fine art prints, book art and demos. Read »

Thursday, Nov 15, 2012 at 9:50 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Alexandria Film Fest This Weekend

Alexandria Film Fest This Weekend

Choose from 50+ films -- including one on a boat -- at the Alexandria Film Fest, Nov. 16-18. Read »

Monday, Nov 12, 2012 at 11:31 AM
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By Carissa DiMargo

Late-Night Bash at B'more Museum of Art

Late-Night Bash at B'more Museum of Art

The Baltimore Museum of Art reopens its Contemporary Wing with a weekend of celebration. Read »

Thursday, Nov 8, 2012 at 6:36 AM
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By Yvonne Ivey

Annapolis Art Sale & Festival

First Sunday Arts Festival celebrates the holiday season with vendors and live entertainment at the Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts. Read »

Monday, Nov 5, 2012 at 1:38 PM
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By Carissa DiMargo

Maryland Irish Festival

Maryland Irish Festival

Three days of festivities feature traditional Irish cuisine, workshops and demos, vendors of Irish goods, kids' activities, and -- of course -- plenty of music and dance performances. Read »

Monday, Jun 25, 2012 at 10:13 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Paint the Town [Ellicott City] Red

Paint the Town [Ellicott City] Red

Painters will line the streets of Ellicott City the week of July 5. 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 as a web editor and writer for NBCWashington.com. Follow her on Twitter @dcscene.
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