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Folklife Festival feels squeeze from new Mall regulations

A project set to begin in August will transform a heavily-used, unsightly section of turf into patch worthy of a golf course -- and lots of events and rallies. The upgrades, however, usher in new restrictions on events and the footprints they leave behind.

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 04:39am EDT

Tags: National Mall, andrew mollenbeck,

Carpenters build Hungarian village on DC Mall

Saturday - 07/06/2013, 12:28pm EDT

Tags: D.C., National Mall,

Smithsonian Folklife Festival highlights Hungarian heritage

It's been a summer tradition on the National Mall for 47 years now. The Smithsonian Folklife festival, which began Wednesday, has a Hungarian theme.

Thursday - 06/27/2013, 03:52am EDT

Tags: Smithsonian, D.C., National Mall, Hank Silverberg, Hungarian heritage

Smithsonian festival honors go-go godfather in DC

The Smithsonian Folklife Festival is hosting a daylong tribute to the "godfather of go-go" music, Chuck Brown, this weekend on the National Mall.

Saturday - 07/07/2012, 07:50am EDT

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AIDS Memorial Quilt comes to Washington

The AIDS Memorial Quilt is in Washington.

Saturday - 06/23/2012, 10:27am EDT

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Smithsonian seeks volunteers for Folklife Festival

Organizers are seeking volunteers to help with the massive Smithsonian Folklife Festival beginning next week on the National Mall.

Saturday - 06/23/2012, 08:23am EDT

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Smithsonian to host funk concert on National Mall

Funk music will have its place on the National Mall this summer during the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

Wednesday - 05/30/2012, 11:03am EDT

Tags: National Museum of African American History and Culture