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Artini 2014 at The Jefferson’s Quill –
Capturing Nature in a Martini Glass

Friday, March 7th, 2014
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Presented by the Corcoran Gallery of Art’s 1869 Society, Artini is a vibrant evening of art, cocktails, entertainment, and dancing. From February through March, mixologists

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White House Holiday Tour – Deck the Halls!

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013
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As an employee of the National Park Service, I have been outside the White House many times escorting tourists who are amazed by the landmarks

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Patricia Palermino’s American Folk Art
Focuses on Two Cities She Loves

Friday, November 29th, 2013
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If you have yet to discover Patricia Palermino’s American Folk Art, this is the perfect time. Her paintings turn familiar landmarks in two of her

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Après Ski Party – Gilt Group and the W Hotel

Saturday, November 16th, 2013
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D.C. traffic will make you scream, maybe even say a few expletives; yet, if you have an awesome event to attend you’ll grin and bear

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Men at Lunch – The Story Behind Eleven Workmen
Perched on a Girder 850 Feet in the Air

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013
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The American Film Institute (AFI) was created by a presidential mandate announced in the Rose Garden of the White House by Lyndon B. Johnson in

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American History Through the Eyes of The Butler

Friday, August 16th, 2013
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Lee Daniels manages to elicit award-winning performances from his actors. Halle Berry won an Academy Award in the Best Actress category for her performance in

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Jackie

Kicking Off AFI’s Documentary Festival
With Letters to Jackie

Friday, June 21st, 2013
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JFK was assassinated on a Friday. By Monday, more than 40,000 letters had arrived at the White House addressed to Jackie Kennedy. Within two months

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Sharon Robinson on Her Father’s Legacy and the Film 42

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013
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For 16 years, Sharon Robinson has devoted her time and energies to inspiring young people through the story of her father, Jackie Robinson, who broke

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