capitolfile-magazine.com - Culture https://capitolfile-magazine.com/ 7 Things We're Looking Forward to in D.C. This Fall https://capitolfile-magazine.com/culture-post/18586/7-Things-Were-Looking-Forward-to-in-D-C-This-Fall Now that summer is winding down, here are seven events we’re looking forward to this fall in the District. Taste of D.C. The largest culinary festival in the Mid-Atlantic is on October… Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:00:00 -0600 What We Learned from 'RBG' https://capitolfile-magazine.com/culture-post/18568/What-We-Learned-from-RBG “I'm 84 and everyone wants to take a picture of me," says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who commands the camera in the documentary, RBG. Justice Ginsburg in her office. This summer marks… Mon, 20 Aug 2018 05:00:00 -0600 What Happens When Arts & Culture Influencers Gather to Solve Problems https://capitolfile-magazine.com/culture-post/18567/What-Happens-When-Arts-Culture-Influencers-Gather-to-Solve-Problems This is what happens when arts and culture influencers gather in a newly constructed manse to solve problems. 3030 Chain Bridge Road NW was recently listed and sold by the Fleisher Group (thef… Tue, 14 Aug 2018 05:00:00 -0600 6 Fun Things to Do in D.C. This August https://capitolfile-magazine.com/culture-post/18569/6-Fun-Things-to-Do-in-D-C-This-August Summer’s almost over, but the list of things to do around D.C. is far from small. Here are six events to pencil in your calendar this August. See a Broadway Classic: Hamilton Hamilton h… Mon, 13 Aug 2018 05:00:00 -0600 Gus Casely-Hayford Named Director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art https://capitolfile-magazine.com/culture-post/18547/Gus-Casely-Hayford-Named-Director-of-the-Smithsonians-National-Museum-of-African-Art Newly named Director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, Gus Casely-Hayford brings curatorial cool to D.C. The offer arrived as a “ping” in his email inbox. Did Eng… Wed, 20 Jun 2018 05:00:00 -0600 National Museum of African American History and Culture Unveils Oprah Exhibit https://capitolfile-magazine.com/culture-post/18540/National-Museum-of-African-American-History-and-Culture-Unveils-Oprah-Exhibit Although The Oprah Winfrey Show went off the air nearly seven years ago, fans of the program can relive some of its best moments in a new exhibit unveiled by the Smithsonian's National Museum… Wed, 13 Jun 2018 05:00:00 -0600 Skylar Astin Stars in 'How to Succeed in Business' at the Kennedy Center https://capitolfile-magazine.com/culture-post/18532/Skylar-Astin-Stars-in-How-to-Succeed-in-Business-at-the-Kennedy-Center Pitch Perfect’s Skylar Astin will be at the Kennedy Center starring in a short engagement of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying from June 6 through June 10. He chatted with… Tue, 05 Jun 2018 05:00:00 -0600 Pianist Michael Boriskin on Taking Leonard Bernstein's Music to the Capitol https://capitolfile-magazine.com/culture-post/18519/Pianist-Michael-Boriskin-on-Taking-Leonard-Bernsteins-Music-to-the-Capitol Pianist Michael Boriskin may hail from New York, where he is the Artistic and Executive Director of the Aaron Copland House, but music has long provided him with the opportunity to travel the… Sat, 19 May 2018 05:00:00 -0600 Bushes, Clintons, Obamas & First Lady Melania Trump Paid Their Respects to Barbara Bush This Weekend https://capitolfile-magazine.com/culture-post/18501/Bushes-Clintons-Obamas-First-Lady-Melania-Trump-Paid-Their-Respects-to-Barbara-Bush-This-Weekend Four presidents and four first ladies paid their respects to the late Barbara Bush, who passed away late last week at the age of 92. White House photographer Paul Morse snapped the photograph… Mon, 23 Apr 2018 07:00:00 -0600 10 Things to do in D.C. to Celebrate Cherry Blossom Season https://capitolfile-magazine.com/culture-post/18492/10-Things-to-do-in-D-C-to-Celebrate-Cherry-Blossom-Season Springtime in D.C. is synonymous with the annual blooming of cherry blossoms. Here are 10 cherry blossom festival-inspired events to celebrate the season. Check out Sakura Yume/Cherry Blossom… Mon, 02 Apr 2018 04:00:00 -0600