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251.

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Gibson Guitar Showroom

709 G St. NW, Suite #400, Washington, DC | 202-393-1006
 
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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
 
254.

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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Miscellaneous Location

Church of the Ascension and St. Agnes

1217 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 202-347-8161
 
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Restaurant | $$

Haad Thai Restaurant

1100 New York Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 202-682-1111
 
257.

Restaurant | $$

The District Grill

1201 K St. NW -- Four Points Hotel, Washington, DC | 202-408-7771
 
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Restaurant | $$$

Graffiato

707 6th St NW., Washington, DC | 202-289-3600
 
259.  

Bar/Club, Restaurant | $$

Capitol City Brewing Company

(2 locations)
 
260.

Restaurant | $

Noodles on 11

1100 New York Ave. , Washington, DC | 202-408-3377
 
261.

Miscellaneous Event | 7/12

Docent Tour: Shakespeare at the National Portrait Gallery

Docent Lorna Grenadier leads a tour highlighting figures in the museum's collection who were touched by Shakespeare. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Miscellaneous Event | 7/12

Curator's Tour: Face Value: Portraiture in the Age of Abstraction

Brandon Fortune, chief curator and curator of painting and sculpture, leads a tour of the exhibition. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Museum

National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution

Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
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264.

Miscellaneous Location

Eighth Street NW Between D and E

8th Street NW Between D and E Streets, Washington, DC
 
265.

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

 
266.

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

 
267.

Miscellaneous Event | 7/16 - 7/18

Portraits Alive! Program Tours

Teens from the District, Maryland and Virginia perform a student-written play inspired by the people in the paintings. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
268.

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

 
269.  

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 5/31/15

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 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

 
272.

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

 
273.  

Exhibit | Through 1/11/15

Face Value: Portraiture in the Age of Abstraction

This group exhibition spotlights the work of such painters as Chuck Close, whose mid-20th-century portraits bucked the trend of abstraction. See all Face Value: Portraiture in the Age of Abstraction locations National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution (2 locations)

 
274.  

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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Exhibit | Through 7/13

Dancing the Dream

An exhibit featuring choreographers, impresarios and performers such as Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Michael Jackson and Beyonce. 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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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
 
279.

Miscellaneous Event | 7/20

Luce Artist Talk: Chandi Kelley

Guests can view artwork in the Luce Center with the local artist. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Miscellaneous Event | 7/16

The Great Confusion: The 1913 Armory Show

Writer and director Michael Maglaras introduces his new documentary about a New York art exhibition that introduced Americans to modern artists, such as Cezanne, Renoir and van Gogh. A Q&A session will follow the screening. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
281.

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

 
282.

Miscellaneous Event | 7/17

Four Cool Blue Maniacs

Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
283.

Miscellaneous Event | 7/17

The Framework of Conservation

A tour and discussion about the historical background of works in the museum's collection. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
284.

Miscellaneous Event | 7/16

The Great Confusion

Writer and director Michael Maglaras presents his new documentary about the New York exhibition that exposed Americans to modern art by Vincent van Gogh, Paul Cezanne, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, van Gogh, Marcel Duchamp and others. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Miscellaneous Event | 7/16

1913 Armory Show Tour

Visitors can take a tour of the museum's collection with highlights from the 1913 Armory Show. 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

 
287.  

Exhibit | Through 8/3

Ralph Fasanella: Lest We Forget

As an advocate for laborers' rights, Fasanella celebrated average, 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

 
288.

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

 
290.

Music Event | 7/13

Pianist Sara Daneshpour

The pianist performs works by Franck, Schumann and Ravel as part of the Steinway Series. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Restaurant | $$

Daikaya

705 Sixth St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-589-1600
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292.

Bar/Club

Grand Slam Sports Bar

1000 H St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-637-4789
 
293.

Miscellaneous Location

11th and H Streets NW

11th and H streets NW, Washington, DC
 
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Hotel

Grand Hyatt Washington

1000 H St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-582-1234
 
295.

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AAAS Gallery

1200 New York Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 202-333-4817
 
296.

Exhibit | Through 8/22

Gedankenexperiment

Named after the German term for a unique approach to conceptualization, art displayed in this exhibit will key to scientific/mathematical theory, hypothesis or principle. AAAS Gallery 1200 New York Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 202-326-6672

 
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Miscellaneous

American Women Writers National Museum

1275 K St. NW, Washington, DC
 
298.

Miscellaneous Location

Mount Carmel Baptist Church

901 3rd St NW, Washington, DC | 202-842-3411
 
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Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library

901 G St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-727-1186
 
300.

Miscellaneous Event | 7/14

M.H. & His Orchestra

Part of the Capital Fringe Festival. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library 901 G St. NW, Washington, DC | 866-811-4111

 
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