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Thursday, Jul 18, 2019 at 01:07 PM EDT

National Philharmonic to Fold After County Budget Cuts

After providing classical music in the D.C. area for more than 40 years, the National Philharmonic is preparing to close. »

Washington Monument Transforms Into Saturn V Rocket

Washington Monument Transforms Into Saturn V Rocket

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, the National Air and Space Museum is recreating the historic moment with a life-sized projection of the Saturn V rocket on the Washington Monument. »

Octopi, Dresses, Guitars: Smithsonian Celebrates Emoji Day With Real-Life Examples

Octopi, Dresses, Guitars: Smithsonian Celebrates Emoji Day With Real-Life Examples

"Send us an emoji and we'll try to send you a related object from our collection," the museum told its Twitter followers. »

DC Pools Stay Open Late to Combat Heat Wave Swelter

Sweet relief: Many pools in the District will stay open late so you can cool off during this sweltering summer week. »

Washington Monument Transforms Into Saturn V Rocket

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, the National Air and Space Museum is recreating the historic moment with a life-sized projection of the Saturn V rocket on the Washington Monument. »

Weekend Scene: What to Do Around DC July 19-21

Weekend Scene: What to Do Around DC July 19-21

All-you-can-eat crabs, big-name concerts and lots of food trucks are on the agenda for this weekend. »

$3.2M Award, Cut Costs May Not Save Baltimore Symphony

$3.2M Award, Cut Costs May Not Save Baltimore Symphony

An audit says a possible infusion of $3.2 million in state funds and savings from a shortened season may not be enough to save the cash-strapped Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. »

10 Places to Cool Off Within 100 Miles of DC

10 Places to Cool Off Within 100 Miles of DC

Summer's swelter isn't letting up! Whether you're looking for the best local water parks or want to get out in nature, read on for our picks on the top 10 places to cool off within 100 miles of D.C. »

Md. Teen Actor Gets Emmy Nod for Role in Central Park 5 Film

Md. Teen Actor Gets Emmy Nod for Role in Central Park 5 Film

Asante Blackk, a 17-year-old recent graduate of North Point High School in Waldorf, was nominated Tuesday for his role in "When They See Us," the Ava DuVernay-directed Netflix series on the Central Park Five. »

Neil Armstrong's Space Suit on Display at Smithsonian

Neil Armstrong's original space suit may be out-of-this-world, but the job of sewing it fell into the hands of ordinary seamstresses. News4's Cory Smith has the story. »

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