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Historical Treasures Beginning to Fill Smithsonian's African American History Museum

After more than four years of construction, the museum is set to open Sept. 24. The museum is laid out to allow visitors to take a journey, first following slave ships across the ocean. »

Major Celebs Donate to African American History Museum

Major Celebs Donate to African American History Museum

Many huge names in entertainment, sports and business have donated to help make the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History come to life on the National Mall. »

5 Music Fests Just a Bus Ride Away

5 Music Fests Just a Bus Ride Away

No need to go to California to get a festival experience. These five music festivals are a bus ride away. »

Dishing Up Tasty Eats for Cinco de Mayo

Chef Adam Howard, the corporate chef from Mike Isabella Concepts, shares the history behind Cinco de Mayo -- and of course, a recipe. »

Wine Lovers: VinoFest Comes to the Yards Park Sat.

Wine Lovers: VinoFest Comes to the Yards Park Sat.

Enjoy good local food and 8 oz. wine tastings from over 20 global wineries Saturday from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. »

10 Cinco de Mayo Parties In and Around DC

10 Cinco de Mayo Parties In and Around DC

We've found 10 awesome events that are serving up unique food, creative drinks and great music for Cinco de Mayo. »

The Funk Parade Returns to D.C.

The Funk Parade Returns to D.C.

The Funk Parade is heading back to D.C. on Saturday, May 7 from 12-7 p.m. The Funk Parade is a street fair, parade, and music festival on U Street that is designed to bring people together through music, dance... »

Passport DC Kicks Off With Embassy Tour

Passport DC gives you the chance to travel around the world without ever leaving the city. The month-long celebration kicks off Friday, and one of its biggest events -- the Embassy Tour -- takes place this... »

SoberRide Gives Free Rides Home for Cinco de Mayo

SoberRide Gives Free Rides Home for Cinco de Mayo

With so many ways to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in D.C., it could be east to overindulge. But one local service is making sure everyone makes it home safely. »

Portrait Exhibit Features Survivors of Holocaust

'Survivors and What They Carry,' a photography exhibit depicting survivors of the Holocaust, is on display in the rotunda of the Russell Senate Office Building as part of a week-long series of events to mark the... »

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