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Bar/Club

Redline

707 G St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-347-8683
 
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Miscellaneous Location

American Immigration Law Foundation Exhibit Hall

918 F St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-742-5600
 
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Miscellaneous Location

Old Post Office Pavilion

1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 202-606-8691
 
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Museum

National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution

Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
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Miscellaneous Location

Eighth Street NW Between D and E

8th Street NW Between D and E Streets, Washington, DC
 
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Miscellaneous Event | 7/23

National Portrait Gallery Pop Quiz: American Cool

Participants can test their knowledge of the featured icons in the exhibit. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Exhibit, Book Event | 8/22 - 4/12/15

Portraiture Now: Staging the Self

Features the work of David Antonio Cruz, Carleee Fernandez, Maria Martinez-Canas, Rachelle Mozman, Karen Miranda Rivadaneira and Michael Vasquez. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
308.  

Exhibit | Through 1/25/15

Mr. Lincoln's Washington: A Civil War Portfolio

The exhibit features large-format reproductions of photographs, drawings and maps that document the Civil War and its impact on Washington. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Exhibit | Through 5/25/15

One Life: Grant and Lee: 1864-1865

An installation exploring the lives of Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee during the Civil War. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC

 
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Miscellaneous Event | Through 5/25/15

One Life: Grant and Lee: 'It is well that war is so terrible...'

The lives of Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee are explored through paintings, photographs and historic objects. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Exhibit | Through 1/11/15

Face Value: Portraiture in the Age of Abstraction

More than 50 paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures from around 1945 to 1975 by artists Alice Neel, Elaine de Kooning, Robert Rauschenberg, Beauford Delaney, Romare Bearden, Andy Warhol, Fairfield Porter, Alex Katz and Jamie Wyeth. See all Face Value: Portraiture in the Age of Abstraction locations National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution (2 locations)

 
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Miscellaneous Event | Through 11/2

Yousuf Karsh: American Portraits

The photographer's portraits of famous people are displayed. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Miscellaneous Event | Through 9/7

American Cool

To define cool, you might start by listing the names of those who've contributed to pop-culture through their artistic influence or appealing personas. On Feb. 7, the National Portrait Gallery opens "American Cool," a photographic exhibition exploring the idea of cool with 100 portraits of American artists, musicians, actors and other iconic figures. Those featured include Frank Sinatra, Madonna, Miles Davis and Billie Holiday. The exhibit includes work by Carl Van Vechten, Annie Leibovitz and Cass Bird and other photographers. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Exhibit | Through 5/31/15

Mathew Brady's Photographs of Union Generals

Studio portraits by one of the most famous photographers of the Civil War. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Exhibit | Through 12/12

The Network

Artist Lincoln Schatz recombines interviews with famous politicians, scholars and other notables into a single-screen video. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Bar/Club

Irish Channel Pub

500 H St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-216-0046
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Museum

Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution

Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
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Museum

Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture

Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
319.

Miscellaneous Event | 7/22

Luce Unplugged Community Showcase

Visitors can view artwork at the Luce Center and listen to local bands. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
320.

Miscellaneous Event | 7/26

Art-o-mat Swap Meet

Guests can visit the Luce Center to try out a retrofitted cigarette machine that sells original artworks for five dollars and meet some of the artists behind the works. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Miscellaneous Event | 7/31

On Site: Restless Collective

The co-founders of Restless Collective share stories about their projects and invite guests to participate in their Save Outdoor Sculpture Instagram Challenge followed by an Instagram walk around the museum neighborhood. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Miscellaneous Event | 7/30

Curator Tour -- Ralph Fasanella: Lest We Forget

Curator Leslie Umberger leads a tour of the exhibit and shares stories about the works on display. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Miscellaneous Event | 7/31

Luce Design with Meg Murray

Murray, the owner of Thunder Pig Confectionery and Agent Marmalade Jams, discusses the art of cake design. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Miscellaneous Event | 8/16

Cineconcert: Buster Keaton's 'College' with pianist Andrew Greene

Pianist Andrew Greene performs a live musical score alongside a screening of Buster Keaton's 1927 silent comedy. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Exhibit | Through 8/3

Ralph Fasanella: Lest We Forget

As an advocate for laborers' rights, Fasanella celebrated working-class people and explored issues of postwar America in his work. This exhibition celebrates the 100th anniversary of the artist's birth and features selections from his career. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Exhibit | Through 8/31

Pop Art Prints

Thirty-nine rarely displayed prints from the American Art Museum's permanent collection include work from the 1960s by Allan D'Arcangelo, Jim Dine, Andy Warhol and others. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Exhibit | Through 8/17

Modern American Realism: The Sara Roby Foundation Collection

Seventy-one pieces from the Sara Roby Foundation explore realism. Featured artists include Will Barnet, Isabel Bishop, Wolf Kahn, Yasuo Kuniyoshi and others. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Miscellaneous Event | 7/26

Watson Adventures: Naked at the Art Museum Scavenger Hunt

During this scavenger hunt for adults, guests explore nudity in art at the American Art Museum. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 877-946-4868

 
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Miscellaneous Event | 8/1

Nam June Paik Birthday Tribute

A celebration and discussion about the artist's life features sound artist Steven Vitiello and Michael Mansfield, associate curator of film and media arts. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Miscellaneous Location

Pennsylvania Avenue Between Fourth and 14th Streets

Pennsylvania Avenue between Fourth and 14th streets, Washington, DC | 202-619-7222
 
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Museum

Zenith Gallery

1111 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 202-783-2963
 
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Exhibit | Through 8/30

Zenith Zoo: Artistic Interpretations of Our Planetary Partners

Works by artists David Bacharach, Marcie Wolf-Hubbard, Carol Gellner Levin and others are included in an exhibition featuring artistic interpretations of the animal kingdom. Zenith Gallery 1111 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 202-783-2963

 
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Miscellaneous Location

St. Mary Mother of God Catholic Church

727 Fifth St. NW, Washington, DC
 
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Restaurant | $$$

Legal Sea Foods

(4 locations)
 
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Restaurant | $

Burma Restaurant

740 Sixth St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-638-1280
 
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Restaurant | $

Ella's Wood Fired Pizza

901 F St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-638-3434
 
337.

Museum

Edison Place Gallery

702 Eighth St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-872-3396
 
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Museum

Pepco's Edison Place Gallery

702 Eighth St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-872-3396
 
339.

Book Event | 8/2

Bernice McFadden

Will read from her novel "Gathering of Waters" about black woman coming of age in Mississippi between the Great Flood of 1927 and the murder of Emmett Till; the poet Thomas Sayers Ellis, author of "Skin, Inc." will read from his work; and Jervey Tervalon will read from his novel "Monster's Chef" about an ex-con cook who takes a nightmare job working for a country singer. The event is hosted by the Hurston/Wright Foundation Pepco's Edison Place Gallery 702 Eighth St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-492-1256

 
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Restaurant | $$$

Proof

775 G St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-737-7663
 
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Museum

Caos on F

923 F Street NW, Washington, DC | 202-215-6993
 
342.

Performing Arts | 7/24 - 7/27

The Man in the Desert

Fantasy meets the American Frontier in Red Knight Production's drama. Part of the Capital Fringe Festival. Caos on F 923 F Street NW, Washington, DC | 866-811-4111

 
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Performing Arts | 7/23 - 7/26

Song of Myself: The Whitman Project

Walt Whitman's work is the source of Sanctuary's Performing Knowledge Project's drama. Part of the Capital Fringe Festival. Caos on F 923 F Street NW, Washington, DC | 866-811-4111

 
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Performing Arts | 7/26

The Hello Girls: Unknown Heroines of WWI

Ellouise Schoettler tells the story of the women who served in the Army Signal Corps during World War I. Part of the Capital Fringe Festival. Caos on F 923 F Street NW, Washington, DC | 866-811-4111

 
345.

Performing Arts | 7/25 - 7/27

Report to an Academy

An overly-evolved ape describes his experiences in captivity. Part of the Capital Fringe Festival. Caos on F 923 F Street NW, Washington, DC | 866-811-4111

 
346.

Performing Arts | 7/22 - 7/26

Mandarin Orange

A Texas woman describes her experiences in China. Part of the Capital Fringe Festival. Caos on F 923 F Street NW, Washington, DC | 866-811-4111

 
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Performing Arts | 7/24 - 7/26

Self-Portrait of a Sinner

The seven deadly sins are the subject of Act Trinity Performing Arts Company's drama. Part of the Capital Fringe Festival. Caos on F 923 F Street NW, Washington, DC | 866-811-4111

 
348.

Performing Arts | 7/25 - 7/26

Refresh: Stories of Love, Sex, and the Internet

Matthew Schott stars in his coming-of-age story during the rise of computers. Part of the Capital Fringe Festival. Caos on F 923 F Street NW, Washington, DC | 866-811-4111

 
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Performing Arts | 7/22 - 7/25

Feisty Old Jew

A grumpy 83-year-old meets his match in a group of young adults. Part of the Capital Fringe Festival. Caos on F 923 F Street NW, Washington, DC | 866-811-4111

 
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Bar/Club

Ultrabar

911 F St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-638-4663
 
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