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Despite living so close to Washington D.C., I only saw the famous cherry blossoms for the first time last year. They are gorgeous and notoriously at their peak for only a few days–the Japanese paradigm of effervescent beauty. As we celebrate the hundredth anniversary of Japan’s gift of cherry trees [...]
Women's Dermatologic Society
Dr. Tina Alster, Vice President of the Women’s Dermatologic Society (WDS) and Founding Director of the Washington Institute of Dermatologic Laser Surgery announces a free skin cancer screening to be held in conjunction with the National Cherry Blossom Festival and corporate sponsor, La Roche-Posay. This service is part of the [...]
With spring comes the beginning of racing season. The 14th Annual University Row at the Virginia Gold Cup will take place on Saturday, May 5th. The first sales from alumni clubs will begin on Friday, April 6th, and remember to get your tickets fast because they sell quickly.
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George Winston, the celebrated “rural folk” pianist, returns to The Barns at Wolftrap to perform selections from his latest release, Love Will Come – The Music of Vince Guaraldi, Vol. 2, which features originals by the late jazz pianist. Guaraldi is best known for composing and arranging the music featured [...]
The Inaugural Crystal City Diamond Derby is coming! On March 10, an otherwise unremarkable parking garage at 1850 Crystal Drive in Crystal City will be transformed into a glitzy, urban cycling arena for the competitive cyclist, amateur biker and everyone in between. For non-bikers there will also be free events throughout the day, including [...]
The Duke Ellington’s 2012 Performance Series of Legends of the Arts is featuring the legendary Smokey Robinson for its 2012 benefit concert on Saturday, March 3rdat 7:30pm in the concert hall of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Smokey Robinson, one of the most beloved and influential figures in the history [...]
Even though the groundhog saw his shadow, spring is still just around the corner! This year’s National Cherry Blossom Festival will be the centennial celebration.
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Celebrate 100 years of the gift of trees March 20 – April 27. This year’s celebration includes a number of exciting activities. Mark your [...]
Super Bowl XLVI is upon us! On February 5th, the New York Giants will face off against the New England Patriots. But you won’t have to travel to Indianapolis to enjoy the game because we here at Miss A have mapped out the best places to watch the big game in the nation’s capital. [...]
Thursday, January 19 marks the opening celebration for the 2012 Capital Wine Festival at the Fairfax Hotel on Embassy Row. Now in its third year, this Festival brings in Superstar Winemakers from around the world to host intimate dinners for ten weeks from January to March in our nation’s capital. For the opening, several [...]
Hold off on those New Year’s resolution diets for just a couple more weeks and indulge in the city of Alexandria’s Winter Restaurant Week. Throughout the city of Alexandria, 56 restaurants will be participating from January 13- 22. From fine dining establishments to casual neighborhood favorites, everyone has the choice of either a $35 [...]