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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... See Full Gallery »

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

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... See Full Gallery »

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 »

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 »

Thursday, Aug 1, 2013 at 4:14 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

A Not-So-Average Joe's Art Museum

A Not-So-Average Joe's Art Museum

The American Visionary Art Museum brings dreams to life (from self-taught artists) in many forms, from embroidery to diorama to sculpture to film. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2013 at 3:35 PM
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By Joshua Axelrod

Music, Art, Luchadores at B'more's Artscape

Baltimore was full of artists, musicians and even the occasional luchador last... See Full Gallery »

Thursday, Jul 18, 2013 at 1:04 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Das Leben ist Schon at the Maryland German Festival

Das Leben ist Schon at the Maryland German Festival

Celebrate German heritage via food, music and beer (of course) at the Maryland German Festival, July 27-28 in Timonium, Md. 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.