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National Book Festival to Feature More Than 175 Authors

More than 175 authors, poets and illustrators have signed on to participate in this year’s National Book Festival over Labor Day weekend.



Sheila E. to Headline D.C. Mayor’s Inaugural Ball

Pop singer-songwriter Sheila E. will headline the inaugural ball for Washington’s new mayor.


President Obama Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr's Holiday

National Book Festival Opens, Moves Inside Saturday

The National Book Festival has moved inside and is opening to the public in the Washington Convention Center this weekend after a decade on the National Mall.


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National Book Festival Moves Off National Mall

After a decade on the National Mall, the National Book Festival is moving to a new location this year due to new rules and costs associated with holding a large event on the promenade between the Capitol and Lincoln Memorial.


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Best Upcoming Fashion Events In Washington DC

As 2014 unfolds, there will be many fashion happenings around Washington DC.


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Annual Retreat For D.C. Council

The D.C. Council is set to hold its annual retreat at teh Washington Convention Center today. It’s not a Valentine’s Day affair, but rather a training seminar of ethics and governments transparency, among other things.