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Lamont Bishop Gallery on Ninth Street NW is among the neighborhood's new trailblazers. The space, opened by two 20-somethings from Brooklyn, is intended to be a space that shows emerging artists -- many local -- and host events such as an upcoming pop-up shop, ArtJamz. November's opening, "Document the Fresh," was curated by Gerald Watson, who notes that before such a space, he was organizing art exhibits at bars and cafes. Astrid Riecken/For The Washington Post
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump lit the National Christmas Tree for the first time. The program was hosted by television personality Kathie Lee Gifford and actor Dean Cain and featured performances by the Beach Boys, Jack Wagner, Wynonna Judd, Craig Campbell and others.