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Weekend guide: Live music, culinary cook-offs and international films

Hungry for an exciting summer weekend? Don't let the heat -- and looming chance for potential thunder storms -- keep you inside. There's plenty going on in, and around, D.C. throughout the weekend, including live music, food and film events.

Friday - 06/28/2013, 09:29am EDT

Tags: weekend, weekend guide, music, film festival, food, festival, Smithsonian, Rachel Nania

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, Smithsonian Folklife Festival, D.C., National Mall, Hank Silverberg, Hungarian heritage

Smithsonian eyes 4-D theater for one of its oldest buildings

The Smithsonian Institution is seeking a contractor to install and operate an "innovative, technologically advanced, user-friendly, first-class, innovation themed" 4-D theater, or a simulator, or a hybrid version of the two, in the Arts & Industries Building, currently closed for a long-needed overhaul.

Tuesday - 06/25/2013, 08:43pm EDT

Tags: Smithsonian, D.C.

Smithsonian to display solar-powered plane near DC

A solar-powered plane that has been crossing the continent will be on display at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum facility in northern Virginia.

Saturday - 06/22/2013, 08:17am EDT

Tags: solar-powered plane, Smithsonian, National Air and Space Museum

Smithsonian limits gallery closures to 3 museums

Tuesday - 04/30/2013, 05:56am EDT

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