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Should the Smithsonian Use Kickstarter to Fund Its Spacesuit Restoration?

Is the Air and Space Museum becoming Amanda Palmer 2.0 or bringing donor solicitation into the 21st century?

Find Portraits of Every Woman in Congress on Their States’ Streets

A new street-art project gives thanks for the female leadership of the 113th Congress.

Fort Reno Concerts Are Back On

The concert series at Fort Reno Park is back on following a meeting between organizer Amanda MacKaye and officials from the National Park Service and U.S. Park Police today. MacKaye announced that the series was canceled last week, saying that NPS and USPP officials had not explained a request that the concerts pay for a Park [...]

Chuck Brown Day? Chuck Brown Park? The Go-Go Hall of Fame?

For a moment earlier today, as politicians lined up on the stage to send off the Godfather of Go-Go, what began as a festive memorial started to feel like a game of one-upmanship. Mayor Vince Gray said he would ask the D.C. Council to name a park after Chuck Brown, who died May 16. Del. [...]

Far Out vs. Hot Dang, Vol. 38

To clarify, Far Out vs. Hot Dang is not "what Washingtonians are talking about," nor is it "what Washingtonians should be talking about." No, this weekly assemblage is "what some Washingtonians are talking about." Because, really, who wants to talk about what everybody else is talking about?

"Who needs a talk-back at show’s end when the [...]

Arts Roundup: Today’s Heat Would Melt the Bubble Anyway Edition

Someday, the Bubble?: The Hirshhorn Museum was supposed to be decked out with a giant bubble early next year. Wait, maybe October 2012. Maybe never, but possibly eventually, Tyler Green at Modern Art Notes reported yesterday. Green couldn't get any bubble updates out of the Hirshhorn museum's recent board meetings, and when a museum spokesperson was asked if the [...]

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