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251.

Exhibit | Through 9/13/15

Chief S.O. Alonge: Photographer to the Royal Court of Benin, Nigeria

A photography exhibition featuring images by Alonge that document the rituals, pageantry and regalia of the royal court. National Museum of African Art - Smithsonian Institution 950 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-4600

 
252.

Miscellaneous Location

Tabula Rasa

731 Eighth St. SE, Washington, DC | 202-487-6332
 
253.

Miscellaneous Location

Judiciary Square Metro Station

450 F Street NW, Washington, DC | 202-637-7000
 
254.

Theater

The Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts

733 8th Street NW, Washington, DC | 202-824-0449
 
255.  

Restaurant | $$

Daikaya

705 Sixth St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-589-1600
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256.

Restaurant | $$$

Ruth's Chris Steak House

(6 locations)
 
257.  

Museum

Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden - Smithsonian Institution

Independence Avenue at Seventh Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
258.

Exhibit | Through 12/31

Barbara Kruger: Belief + Doubt

The entire museum space -- walls, floor, escalator sides -- is wrapped in text on vinyl by the artist, immersing visitors in halls of voices that address conflicting perceptions of democracy, power and belief. Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden - Smithsonian Institution Independence Avenue at Seventh Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
259.

Exhibit | Through 4/6/15

Days of Endless Time

In celebration of the Hirshhorn's 40th anniversary, this exhibition features works by Eija-Liisa Ahtila, Douglas Gordon, Guido van der Werve and others. The works emphasize escape, solitude, enchantment, spirituality and the thrall of nature. Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden - Smithsonian Institution Independence Avenue at Seventh Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
260.

Exhibit | Through 12/12/15

At the Hub of Things

An installation occupying the entire outer ring of the third-level galleries features works by Janine Antoni, Louise Bourgeois, Joseph Cornell, Hiroshi Sugimoto and others. Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden - Smithsonian Institution Independence Avenue at Seventh Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
261.

Exhibit | Through 9/30/15

Speculative Forms

Drawn from the museum's permanent collection, this sculpture exhibition examines trends in modernist sculpture since the early 20th century. Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden - Smithsonian Institution Independence Avenue at Seventh Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
262.

Exhibit | Through 1/11/15

Salvatore Scarpitta: Traveler

An exhibition representing Scarpitta's career features paintings by the artist that incorporate bandages and automobile parts and his full-scale race-car sculptures. Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden - Smithsonian Institution Independence Avenue at Seventh Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
263.

Exhibit | 6/16/15 - 9/30/15

Sitebound: Photography from the Collection

Works depicting a sense of place, by such artists as Laurel Nakadate, Catherine Opie, Taryn Simon and Thomas Struth. Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden - Smithsonian Institution Independence Avenue at Seventh Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Museum

National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution

14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
265.  

Miscellaneous Event | 12/6 - 12/7

The Muppet Christmas Carol

This 1992 retelling of Charles Dickens's holiday mainstay is just what you'd expect from Jim Henson's colorful characters. Michael Caine plays the surly cash-grabber Ebenezer Scrooge, all while surrounded by optimistic, singing muppets. Kermit the Frog plays Bob Cratchit, and Miss Piggy is no doubt tickled pink to play his wife, Emily. -- Stephanie Merry National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC

 
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Miscellaneous Event | Through 12/12

The First Ladies

With more than two dozen gowns from the Smithsonian's almost 100-year old First Ladies Collection, this exhibition is a must-see, with dresses worn by Frances Cleveland, Jacqueline Kennedy and Laura Bush, as well as an examination of the role of presidential wives. If you've seen it, here's a reason to return: Michelle Obama's stunning one-shouldered Jason Wu gown from the 2009 inaugural is one of the most recent additions. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
267.

Miscellaneous Event | Through 12/12/15

New Display: Japanese American Nisei Congressional Gold Medal

The museum will display the Congressional Gold Medal awarded to the 100th Infantry Battalion, the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and the Military Intelligence Service veterans by the U.S. Congress Nov. 2, 2011. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
268.

Miscellaneous Event | 1/14/16

To the Mountaintop: The Words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

In honor of the civil rights leader, actor Xavier Carnegie performs a program of selections from King's speeches. The all-ages program incorporates live performance, sound clips, photographs and video footage. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Miscellaneous Event | Through 12/12

Ongoing Exhibits

Exhibitions featuring art and artifacts representing American life and history. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
270.

Miscellaneous Event | Through 12/14

The Early Sixties: American Science

A display featuring objects circa 1964 explores innovation in American science, medicine and computing. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Exhibit, Book Event | Through 12/12

Renee Fleming's Super Bowl gown

The opera singer's gown from the 2014 Super Bowl will be on view. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
272.

Exhibit | Through 12/12

American Stories

A cross-section of the museum's collection of artifacts shows how stories and history have shaped our national identity. For a limited time, visitors can view John Coltrane's "A Love Supreme" manuscript and the Miss Piggy puppet on display in the exhibit through June 17. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
273.

Exhibit | Through 12/12

John Coltrane's tenor saxophone

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the recording of "A Love Supreme," the jazz legend's saxophone is on view. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC

 
274.

Exhibit | Through 12/12

Food: Transforming the American Table, 1950 to 2000

From food production to who does the cooking to where meals are consumed to what we know about what's good for us, this exhibit explores how new technologies and social and cultural shifts have influenced major changes in food, wine and eating in America. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
275.

Exhibit | Through 1/19/15

Michelle Obama's second inaugural gown loan

The first lady's second inaugural gown temporarily replaces her first in the First Ladies Room. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
276.

Exhibit | 12/1 - 12/8

Artifact Walls -- The National Woman Suffrage Parade, 1913

Illustrates a seminal day in the woman's suffrage movement, when 5,000 women marched down Pennsylvania Avenue for a "national procession" during President Woodrow Wilson's inauguration. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
277.

Exhibit | Through 12/14

The Early Sixties: American Culture

A display celebrating American culture in the 1960s. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Museum

District of Columbia Court of Appeals

500 Indiana Ave. NW, #6000, Washington, DC
 
279.  

Restaurant | $$$

Graffiato

707 6th St NW., Washington, DC | 202-289-3600
 
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Restaurant | $$

La Tasca

(4 locations)
 
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Museum

Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution

Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
282.

Exhibit | 12/13 - 6/14/15

Oribe Ware: Color and Pattern Come to Japanese Ceramics

Patterned Japanese ceramics made using a 17th-century technique are displayed. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC

 
283.

Exhibit | 12/20 - 12/31/15

Chinese Ceramics: 13th-14th Century

An exhibition featuring 12 Chinese ceramics from the museum's collection highlights ceramic production during the Yuan dynasty. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
284.

Exhibit | 12/13 - 6/14/15

Zen, Tea, and Chinese art in Medieval Japan

Features Chinese and Japanese paintings, lacquer ware and ceramics that shed light on the Chinese arts and ideas that were brought to medieval Japan between the late 12th and 16th centuries. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
285.

Exhibit | Through 12/12

Promise of Paradise: Early Chinese Buddhist Sculpture

A collection of stone and gilt bronze Buddhist sculptures highlight two flourishing ages, the late Six Dynasties and the High Tang (6th to 8th century). The exhibition's dramatic focus is the monumental Cosmological Buddha: a life-size stone sculpture covered in intricate representations of the earthly realms. It is the only one of its kind in the world. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
286.  

Exhibit | Through 5/31/15

Style in Chinese Landscape Painting: The Yuan Legacy

Highlighting the tradition of landscape painting in Chinese culture, this exhibition features early works from the museum's collection. Key styles emerged during the Yuan dynasty. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
287.

Exhibit | Through 12/12

The Nile and Ancient Egypt

High quality artifacts from the collections of Freer Gallery are showcased to illuminate the role and importance of water animals for ancient Egyptian religion and afterlife. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
288.

Music Event | 12/6

A Jazz Take on Arab Songs: The Tarek Yamani Trio:

Held in conjunction with the Sackler's "Unearthing Arabia: The Archaeological Adventures of Wendell Phillips" exhibition, this concert features pianist Tarek Yamani's jazz arrangements of mid-20th century works by Middle Eastern composers. At the Meyer Auditorium. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
289.

Music Event | 12/6

The Tarek Yamani Trio

Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC

 
290.

Music Event | 12/5

David Kadouch

The French pianist plays works by Bach, Liszt, Bartok and Schumann in a program presented in conjunction with the Sackler's "The Traveler's Ear: Scenes from Music" exhibition. At the Meyer Auditorium. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
291.

Exhibit | Through 11/2/15

Fine Impressions: Whistler, Freer and Venice

An exhibition that tells the story of how Charles Lang Freer acquired the Second Venice Set, 26 atmosphere etchings by James McNeil Whistler. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Bar/Club

Jackpot

726 Seventh St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-628-5225
 
293.

Restaurant | $$

Penn Commons

700 6th Street NW, Washington, DC | 202-905-2999
 
294.

Miscellaneous Location

Warner Building

1299 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC
 
295.

Theater, Music Venue

Warner Theatre

13th and E streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-783-4000
 
296.

Performing Arts | 12/31

Annie

See all Annie locations Warner Theatre (2 locations)

 
297.  

Performing Arts | 12/3 - 12/28

The Washington Ballet

The Washington Ballet's "Nutcracker," choreographed by Septime Webre, is celebrating its 10th anniversary. The fanciful production is set in 1882 Georgetown on the banks of the Potomac River and features George Washington as the Nutcracker. -- Sarah Kaufman See all The Washington Ballet locations Warner Theatre (3 locations)

 
298.  

Restaurant | $$$

Oya Restaurant & Lounge

777 9th St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-393-1400
 
299.

Miscellaneous Location

Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center

1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 202-312-1399
 
300.

Performing Arts | 1/18 - 12/12/15

Capitol Steps

The comedy group uses music to lampoon the government. Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 202-312-1555

 

 
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