A behind-the-scenes tour at the Maryland Zoo lets visitors get up close to a lively bunch of endangered African penguins.

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Feel like trying something new? This zoo encourages you to hang out with penguins.

A behind-the-scenes tour at the Maryland Zoo lets visitors get up close to a lively bunch of endangered African penguins.

14 things to eat, drink, see and do in January

Start the new year with Winter Restaurant Week, a major exhibition at the National Museum of the American Indian and a candy-themed ballet at the Kennedy Center.

Think D.C. doesn’t have good bread? This Shaw bakery will change your mind.

Seylou Bakery and Mill bakes loaves with such grains as buckwheat, millet and sorghum, all of which are milled on site.

Free sandwiches from José Andrés and free beer at Glen's Garden Market are among the deals being offered to federal employees.

The Renwick Gallery is staying open until midnight on Friday to give visitors one more chance to see its exhibition of crime scene dioramas.

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See Lana Del Ray; Xosar; Majid Jordan; and Helado Negro.

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The new trio, featuring members of Fugazi, performs on Saturday.

It's your last chance to see the popular “Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry” exhibition at the National Gallery of Art.

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Whether you’re looking for crowd-pleasing eggs Benedict or fantastic dim sum, we’ve got you covered.

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Thornton Wilder’s shaggy 1942 play renders chaos as timeless.

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Served at All-Purpose in Shaw, the pie is topped with chicken, mozzarella, a Gorgonzola ranch sauce and, of course, hot sauce.

"Americans,” a major exhibition at the National Museum of the American Indian, examines how American Indians have shaped the nation’s history, identity and pop culture.

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The Double Stack, available through winter, has griddled onions, two beef patties, lettuce, American cheese and, of course, a special sauce.

Overwhelmed by the more than 200 participating restaurants? We’ve got you covered.

See Sara Bareilles and Caroline Shaw; Fetty Wap; TV scored like “Stranger Things”; and Antibalas.

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The D.C. rapper performs at Songbyrd on Saturday.

One Eight Distilling celebrates its third anniversary Saturday with discounted cocktails and free tours.

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