Festival

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Md. Festival Axed Over Jewish Holy Day Conflict

Montgomery County’s newly minted parks director has canceled a 24-year-old festival because it coincides with the holiest day on the Jewish calendar, angering some fans of the annual event.

09/05/2014

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Annual Crab Bake Has Less Star Power Than Usual

An all-you-can-eat seafood festival that often draws Maryland’s leading political candidates has wrapped up, with a little less star power than usual.

07/16/2014

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Festival Brings 13 World Theater Productions to D.C.

The Kennedy Center is hosting an international theater festival for the next three weeks, including the U.S. premiere of an Australian play about Rupert Murdoch and a dozen other productions.

03/13/2014

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Smithsonian Opens Clint Eastwood Film Festival

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History is opening a three-day film festival featuring Clint Eastwood’s Westerns.

06/22/2012

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A Guide to the Cherry Blossom Festival

Nothing says it’s springtime in the DC area like the National Cherry Blossom Festival. The National Cherry Blossom Festival is scheduled for March 20 to April 27, 2012. Here is the best the festival has to offer.

03/17/2012

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DC Independent Film Festival Preview

D.C’s famed Independent Film Festival gained notoriety early on — it was founded in 1999 — as one of the most anticipated cultural events in the area. The beloved festival boasts even more bravado this year as its namesake Les Blank himself promised an appearance. See every film you never knew you’d love at the best Indie fest in the U.S.

02/27/2012

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