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Folklife Festival kicks off; brings magic of China, Kenya to D.C.

The 48th Smithsonian Folklife Festival got underway Wednesday and the event will focus on cultures in China and Kenya this time around.

Wednesday - 06/25/2014, 05:13pm EDT

Tags: folklife festival, National Mall, john aaron

Air and space museum evacuated, bag investigated

The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum has been evacuated after police received a call about a suspicious package.

Wednesday - 03/26/2014, 03:48pm EDT

Tags: evacuation, police, Air and Space Museum,

Smithsonian to close museums early due to snow

Tuesday - 01/21/2014, 04:10pm EST

Tags: snow day

Smithsonian faces $65M cut in Congress' budget

Monday - 10/21/2013, 06:10pm EDT

Tags: furloughs

Smithsonian introduces a real bionic man

His name is Frank, short for Frankenstein of course, and although he doesn't run, jump or fight, Frank does sport bionic body parts and implantable synthetic organs. And he's on display at the National Air and Space Museum this fall.

Thursday - 10/17/2013, 04:57pm EDT

Tags: Air and Space Museum, bionic man, organs, technology, Brennan Haselton,

Food workers at Smithsonian strike over wages

Thursday - 07/11/2013, 11:10am EDT

Tags: strike

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