Sackler Gallery’s My Iran: Six Women Photographers Chronicles the Iranian Revolution and the 40 Years Since

By Sheila Wickouski Set against the contrasting background of urban Tehran and the natural landscape, Somayeh, by Newsha Tavakolian, is an almost life-sized looped projection. Somayeh stands amid dead tree branches, a gentle wind blows her blue headscarf and the clear plastic garbage bags caught in fallen tree limbs. She is unblinking, enveloped by the […]

Tour Southwest Floating Homes in their New Home

First Liveaboard Boat Tour of the Wharf Era By Margaret L. Johnson From the waterfront along the Washington Channel, you’ve probably seen the liveaboard boats and barges of the Wharf Gangplank Marina, south of the District Wharf’s recreational pier.  Maybe you’ve wondered what it’s like to live in such unusual spaces. This fall, you’ll have […]

In October, Real Men Wear Pink

Real Men Wear Pink recognizes men who want to make a difference in the fight against breast cancer. These distinguished men commit to raising awareness and funds in support of research and local patient programs. Throughout October, these Real Men wear pink every day to spread awareness of the cause to their networks. At American […]