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Space Shuttle Discovery Finds a Home in DC

Space Shuttle Discovery Finds a Home in DC April 16, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
On April 12, NASA, which is phasing out the 30-year Space Shuttle Program, announced that the Space Shuttle Discovery would become part of the permanent collection of aviation and aerospace memorabilia at the National Air and Space Museum (NASM). Shuttle Discovery completed 39 missions during its 27-year...

Video: How A Government Shutdown Will Affect DC Tourism

Video: How A Government Shutdown Will Affect DC Tourism April 7, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
As Congress has been unable to come up with a compromise to address the budget deficit, it looks likely that there will be a government shutdown beginning on Friday, April 8. If that happens, Washington’s tourism industry will take an enormous hit, as a majority of DC’s attractions, including...

Film Fest DC Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

Film Fest DC Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary April 6, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
From this Thursday, April 7, through April 17, Film Fest DC, now in its 25th year, will premier more than 70 independent films from all over the world. The geographic focus of this year’s festival will be New South Korean Cinema and Nordic Lights: The Old and The New, a veritable celluloid smorgasbord...

Gauguin’s ‘Tahitian Women’ Back On Display After Attack

Gauguin’s ‘Tahitian Women’ Back On Display After Attack April 5, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
On Friday, April 1, “Two Tahitian Women,” one of the most famous paintings by Paul Gauguin, was attacked – but unharmed – by a mentally unstable visitor to the National Gallery. Citing that the painting was “evil” and “should be burned,” the attacker pulled...