Sakusaku Flakerie Open Weekends at The National Building Museum

 ABOUT SAKUSAKU FLAKERIESakuSaku Flakerie, owned by Yuri and Jason Oberbillig, creates Japanese-French fusion pastries in Washington, D.C.’s Cleveland Park and the National Building Museum. Bringing years of experience at the best bakeries around the world, the Oberbilligs combine technical mastery with twists on traditional flavors to make unique creations. Follow SakuSaku Flakerie online at www.sakusakuflakerie.com and on Instagram.

The Eyes of the World: From D-Day to VE Day at the Kennedy Center June 4

As we observe Memorial Day, consider this upcoming performance at the Kennedy Center, focused on the final months of WWII in Europe. The dramatic story is told through the eyes of Ernest Hemingway, LIFE Magazine photographer Robert Capa, Vogue model-turned-photojournalist Lee Miller, and a young American soldier. Their journey and the valor of units like the all-Black, all-female 6888 Battalion come…

Requiem for the Enslaved Premieres June 17

Georgetown University Assistant Professor and Kennedy Center composer-in-residence Carlos Simon‘s debut album on Decca/Universal, entitled Requiem for the Enslaved, will be released on June 17 ahead of the Juneteenth Federal Holiday. The new work was commissioned by Georgetown to honor 272 enslaved people who were sold for $115,000 by the Maryland Jesuits, the founders of the university,…

Notre-Dame de Paris: The Augmented Exhibit

Notre-Dame de Paris: The Augmented Exhibition is an augmented reality immersion into the history and restoration of the revered cathedral produced by the innovative French start-up Histovery, in collaboration with the Public Institution in charge of the conservation and restoration of Notre-Dame de Paris. The National Building Museum’s debut takes place on the third anniversary of…

National Building Museum Exhibits THE WALL, Opening November 6

On November 6, the National Building Museum opens a major new exhibition, The Wall/El Muro: What is a Border Wall? Always in the news, but rarely well understood, the US-Mexico border wall looms large on the landscape, and in the American consciousness. This multi-media exhibition will provide a timely examination of the role of design, architecture, planning and…

DC Hosts Legendary All Blacks from New Zealand October 23

The U.S. Men’s National Rugby Team, The Eagles, will host the most successful rugby team on the planet, the New Zealand All Blacks, for the first time ever in Washington, DC when they square off on Saturday, October 23, 2021 in the inaugural 1874 Cup, at FedExField. It will be the first time the All Blacks have played in the United…

New Year’s Eve Dinner: Oysters and Champagne Edition

For those looking to enjoy dining out on New Year’s Eve (as opposed to waiting for parties or galas to start), the Clyde’s restaurant group has a few tasty deals available, especially if your tastes are for the sea! SHELLFISH & CHAMPAGNE Old Ebbitt Grill, Clyde’s of Gallery Place, Clyde’s at Mark Center, Clyde’s of…

Rent the Runway: So Easy to Love

Rent the Runway.  Sounds glamorous,  n’est-ce pas?  I recently signed up for a one month trial of Rent the Runway Unlimited.  Imagine the Netflix DVD service plus high end shopping.  You choose the item you want to wear, you wear it, and you return it through the mail or in a locker around the city.  Then new…

Prepared and Loving It: A User’s Guide to Snallygaster

Think back to the end of that hot D.C. summer, and come for a ride with Senior Beer Correspondent, Anna Fu.   Last year was my first time attending D.C.’s largest beer festival, Snallygaster; in the year since I have tried close to 1,000 craft beers and have enjoyed beers from some of the country’s…