capitolfile-magazine.com - Culture https://capitolfile-magazine.com/ 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 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