Arts & Culture
While some might see the Washington Monument as the centerpiece in a city full of monuments, its history is as storied as the man who it was named after.
Many comedians have gotten their starts in D.C. Saturday Night Live cast members, television stars and movie stars, DC is home to amazing comedic talent.
As global markets continue to expand and business interaction with foreign countries increases, learning another language will become an essential business tool and skill for an individual to have (let’s face it, we should all be learning Mandarin).
Summer brings more opportunities to enjoy events outdoors. Some of the great outdoor events in D.C. are art festivals. There seems to be festivals every weekend during the summer, so you have plenty to choose from. These are the best summer art festivals in Washington, D.C.
D.C. is easily walkable; you can walk around for hours exploring the different neighborhoods. And, because the city is filled with a number of different museums and attractions, you can plan out a fun walking tour. If you are an art lover, a walking tour of some of the city’s wonderful arts institutions would be a great idea. Start with this itinerary and then explore on your own.
Capital Pride is celebrating 40 years of LGBT Pride in the Nation’s Capital with a host of events throughout Washington, D.C. Join the Capital Pride Alliance and a host of local and national sponsors in celebration of LGBT Pride.
This episode of Foursquare on The Pin covers New York City’s new Whitney Museum and other art favorites.
Teachers can make an enormous impact on the education and personal lives of a student. Whether it is a music teacher, art teacher, science teacher, English teacher or any other subject, a teacher is one of the most important professions. Celebrate teachers on National Teacher Day on May 5 with these great events.
May 5 marks more than just Mexico’s triumph over the French in the Battle Of Puebla in 1862. Cinco de Mayo has become a celebration of the Latin American culture and heritage throughout the United States. The nation’s capital is no exception to hosting events for children, families, and adult specific activities that are filled with the sounds, smells and stories of Latin American history.
Now that winter seems to have finally disappeared, it’s time to get out of the house and enjoy all of the festivals that the D.C. area has to offer. Here are the Best Spring Festivals in Washington, D.C. and the surrounding area.