The pioneer of Chicano theater joins a performance of “Viva Cesar, Viva Kennedy!” that draws connections between the work and ideals of Cesar Chavez and John F. Kennedy.

  • Oct 13, 2016

Negotiators could not reach a final agreement for producing what would have been a historic event on the Mall.

  • Oct 1, 2016

A journey 200 years in the making starts in a small farm community.

  • Sep 25, 2016

Secret police, hired killers and a former Chilean diplomat’s brazen murder in the streets of D.C.: The assassination of Orlando Letelier, as told by those who knew him and found his killers.

  • Sep 20, 2016

A series of events in Washington this month mark the anniversary of the murders of Orlando Letelier and Ronni Karpen Moffitt in the city on Sept. 21, 1976, in a bombing that U.S. officials came to believe was ordered by Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet.

  • Sep 18, 2016

A correspondence with the famous architect, an uncle’s solution to a problem

  • Aug 18, 2016

Behind a work recently added to the National Portrait Gallery is a surprising story of slavery, freedom, success and Islam in Georgetown in the early 1800s.

  • Aug 11, 2016

The Art Museum of the Americas launches its first exhibit of work from the island

  • Jul 23, 2016

A saga of revolution and exile is dusted off in a capitalist battle for 40 percent of the world’s rum market.

  • Jul 23, 2016

Smithsonian Folklife Festival (10 days, free!) shares the tastes and sounds of innovative tradition.

  • Jun 25, 2016
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