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Nationals' Racing Presidents Welcome a New Member of the Team: Calvin

When President William Howard Taft was added to an exclusive lineup of Racing Presidents more than two years ago, it was big news. There was hype. There was anticipation. So leave it to a president nicknamed... »

Country Group Alabama to Join July 4 D.C. Concert

Country Group Alabama to Join July 4 D.C. Concert

Country music group Alabama and singers Hunter Hayes, Nicole Scherzinger and Meghan Linsey from "The Voice'' are joining the lineup for the Independence Day celebration on the National Mall, along with headliner... »

Firefly Music Fest Plans for Crowd of 90,000

Firefly Music Fest Plans for Crowd of 90,000

The festival, scheduled from June 18-21, has 119 announced bands, including headliners Paul McCartney, Kings of Leon and The Killers. Last year about 80,000 people attended. »

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Parade, Festival Celebrates Capital Pride in D.C.

This year's Capital Pride festivities will be a blast from the past, with a number of "flashback" events recognizing the history of gay pride in D.C. »

D.C. Circulator's National Mall Route Starts Sunday

D.C. Circulator's National Mall Route Starts Sunday

The D.C. Circulator National Mall route will open for service Sunday, according to the D.C. National Park Service. »

It's All Real: AFI DOCS Film Fest Returns

It's All Real: AFI DOCS Film Fest Returns

With more than 80 films from 25 countries, AFI DOCS provides a break from the summer heat and an opportunity to take in a variety of films, including four world premieres. »

Manilow to Perform on National Mall for July Fourth

Manilow to Perform on National Mall for July Fourth

Barry Manilow will headline this year's Independence Day celebration on the National Mall, performing July 4 with the National Symphony Orchestra and other musicians. »

Prince to Hold Concert in D.C. This Weekend

Prince to Hold Concert in D.C. This Weekend

Prince will headline a surprise concert in D.C. this weekend. »

'Newsies' Cast Holds Workshop for D.C.-Area Students

'Newsies' Cast Holds Workshop for D.C.-Area Students

The cast of Disney's "Newsies'' musical is hosting a dance workshop with Washington-area students at the Newseum. »

Important Stuff: Chesapeake Crab & Beer Fest

Important Stuff: Chesapeake Crab & Beer Fest

Crabs and beer. That's what Maryland does. Add more beer, live music and arts and crafts, and you’ve got the Chesapeake Crab and Beer Festival, coming up Saturday at the Inner Harbor in Baltimore. »

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