capitolfile-magazine.com - Culture https://capitolfile-magazine.com/ 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 9 Things You Didn't Know About the Cherry Blossom Festival https://capitolfile-magazine.com/culture-post/18491/9-Things-You-Didnt-Know-About-the-Cherry-Blossom-Festival In light of this past weekend's Cherry Blossom Festival kickoff, we're sharing nine fun facts you may not have known about the annual event. 1. After a visit to Japan in 1885, Eliza Ruhamah… Mon, 26 Mar 2018 12:00:00 -0600 Director Brett Morgen on Taking on Jane Goodall in His Latest Documentary for National Geographic https://capitolfile-magazine.com/culture-post/18482/Director-Brett-Morgen-on-Taking-on-Jane-Goodall-in-His-Latest-Documentary-for-National-Geographic Director Brett Morgen's latest documentary, Jane, for National Geographic details Jane Goodall's journey to Gambia, where she took an unorthodox, but fully immersive approach to studying chimp… Mon, 12 Mar 2018 07:00:00 -0600 The 'House of Cards' Trailer You Have Been Waiting For https://capitolfile-magazine.com/culture-post/18480/The-House-of-Cards-Trailer-You-Have-Been-Waiting-For The DC-based Netflix series House of Cards teased its new trailer for the final season of the hit show this week. Robin Wright on the set of Netflix's House of Cards. In it, the viewer walks… Fri, 09 Mar 2018 08:00:00 -0700 Olympics 2018: What You Missed This Weekend in Figure Skating https://capitolfile-magazine.com/culture-post/18463/Olympics-2018-What-You-Missed-This-Weekend-in-Figure-Skating There was magic in the air in Pyeongchang this weekend, and even some history making performances. Here are the top moments you may have missed. Mirai Nagasu Becomes the First American Woman t… Wed, 14 Feb 2018 09:00:00 -0700 Obama Portraits Unveiled at The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery https://capitolfile-magazine.com/culture-post/18461/Obama-Portraits-Unveiled-at-The-Smithsonians-National-Portrait-Gallery This week, the Obamas received no ordinary honor with the unveiling of their newly commissioned portraits at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery. The official portrait of Barack Obama… Tue, 13 Feb 2018 07:05:00 -0700 What to Expect From the Smithsonian's New 80s-Inspired Exhibit https://capitolfile-magazine.com/culture-post/18438/What-to-Expect-From-the-Smithsonians-New-80s-Inspired-Exhibit Walk like an Egyptian down memory lane at this exhibition commemorating the genesis of ’80s contemporary art. The Smithsonian Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden doesn’t want yo… Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Author Charles Denyer on America's Most Powerful Vice Presidents & Their Homes https://capitolfile-magazine.com/culture-post/18436/Author-Charles-Denyer-on-Americas-Most-Powerful-Vice-Presidents-Their-Homes Author Charles Denyer says the events of 9/11 led him to chronicle the history of the home of the vice president of the United States. Vice President-elect Mike Pence, wife Karen, Dr. Jill Bi… Tue, 16 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0700 11 Things You Didn't Know about the Golden Globes https://capitolfile-magazine.com/culture-post/18432/11-Things-You-Didnt-Know-about-the-Golden-Globes In anticipation of the 75th Golden Globes this Sunday (January 7, 8 p.m. EST on NBC), we’ve compiled 11 fun facts, historical tidbits, and talked-about moments in the awards show's histo… Sat, 06 Jan 2018 07:00:00 -0700