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Don’t blink or you’ll miss ‘Artes de Cuba’ at the Kennedy Center

On a trip to pick up tickets at the Kennedy Center, I discovered the Artes de Cuba: From the Island to the World. For those unfamiliar with the Kennedy Center, the theater along the Potomac River is one of several … Continue reading

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Top shopping at the Smithsonian Craft Show

I have seldom walked through a craft show and had my jaw drop at virtually every booth. The outstanding quality and imagination sets the 2018 Smithsonian Craft show at the National Building Museum apart from so many others. It is … Continue reading

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Divine Felines and #NationalCatDay

Let me turn you on to something. On October 29, this Sunday, it’s @NationalCatDay which looks like just an excuse to indulge in feline adoration. As if the 74,059,000 owners, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association, need an excuse. I love … Continue reading

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#ColorOurCollections is an artistic treat for adults and children

Didn’t you like to color as a child? Papers, walls, driveways – whatever struck your fancy. Now you have an opportunity to go back to those halcyon days when crayons or chalk were the end-all and be-all of your desires, … Continue reading

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Visiting art museum collections without leaving home

What a wonderful world we live in when we can visit major art museums and see their collections from the comfort of our padded seats. The digitalization of their collections proceed apace. More and more museums are providing their collections online. This makes … Continue reading

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