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Three musicians perfomring under a canopy in front of the National Gallery of Art's fountain. (Photo: National Gallery of Art)

Weekend Guide

Jazz in the Garden Returns This Weekend Jazz in the Garden returns to the National Gallery of Art’s Sculpture Garden this weekend for its 19th season of a wide variety of jazz music from Brazilian folk, alternative modern, blues reggae and world steam punk to Afro funk, African
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Marchers going past the National Archives dressed in green t-shirts pull three cherry blossom balloons. (Photo: National Cherry Blossom Festival)

Weekend Guide

Cherry Blossom Festival Calls It a Wrap It is the weekend before Easter and the last weekend of the National Cherry Blossom Festival. This weekend you can take in not just the National Cherry Blossom Parade, but also the D.C. Emancipation Day parade one after the other on
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Seven tight rope walkers walk in pyramid formation balancing on each other across the tight rope. (Photo: Big Apple Circus)

Weekend Guide

Plenty to Do this Presidential Weekend It is the long Presidents’ Day holiday weekend, so for many it is a three-day weekend. Monday looks to be the best of the three days with temperatures around 50 degrees and no rain in the forecast. Saturday and Sunday will be around 40
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