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Food & Wine

After Two-Year Wait, Kusama Exhibit Debuts in DC with Support from World-Renown Champagne Brand

Veuve Clicquot and Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama have come together once more to bring the world an art-meets-champagne extravaganza throughout Washington, D.C. In April, The Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, with the support of the Champagne house, unveiled its latest exhibit, One With Eternity: Yayoi Kusama in the Hirshhorn Collection. From now through November 27, 2022, visitors can view five of her works in the museum's permanent collection, including two of Kusama's Infinity Mirror Rooms, several sculptures, an early painting, and photographs. As the museum explained on its website, "This exhibition honors Kusama's distinctive vision of self-obliteration by exploring its development across media while also underscoring the Museum's mission: to present the most exciting art and ideas of our time."
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Heat wave headed to the East Coast this weekend

Several states across the country are expected to see extremely high temperatures on Friday and over the weekend, according to the National Weather Service, marking one of the first major heat waves of 2022. Nineteen states and Washington, D.C., could set or tie existing high temperature records. Warm southwesterly wind...
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In Style

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Got Engaged to Her Longtime Boyfriend, Riley Roberts

United States Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez confirmed speculation that she and her longtime partner, Riley Roberts, are engaged. Insider reports that she shared the news on Twitter, noting that the two got engaged last month in Puerto Rico. Though details on exactly how Roberts asked weren't revealed, AOC added that they haven't started planning their ceremony just yet and are "taking some space to savor this time."

People’s Convoy prepares for another ride to D.C.

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (WDVM) — The People’s Convoy is expected to make its way around the beltway again tonight after yesterday’s practice run out and back from Hagerstown. After The People’s Convoy’s beltway run on Wednesday, truckers and convoy supporters went to the Hagerstown Speedway to wait for their next ride to D.C. “I’m not sure […]

Southeast Notes: Magic Pick, Wizards Pick, Ball, Hawks

The Magic probably won’t stray from conventional wisdom when it comes to the top overall pick, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski (hat tip to RealGM). They’ll either select Chet Holmgren or Jabari Smith Jr. “This is the draft lottery of the power forwards and three very different players,” Wojnarowski said. “We’ll see how this shakes out, but certainly I think Chet Holmgren of Gonzaga and Jabari Smith of Auburn… I think the consensus right now is those are really the two players competing for No. 1 with the Magic.”

Agent shuts down Juan Soto trade talk

So much for the Juan Soto trade talk. A reporter wrote during the week that some teams believe the Washington Nationals will consider trading Soto this offseason. But the Nats aren’t buying that nonsense. A Nats person told New York Post MLB reporter Jon Heyman “that’s not funny” regarding...

Drunken driving suspect asks to waive bail review after fatal crash

GLEN BURNIE, Md. — The man accused ofkilling a construction worker Tuesday night in a drunken driving crash asked a judge to remain held without bail during his first court appearance Thursday. Christopher Asher, 48, appeared via video link from the Anne Arundel County Detention Center. His attorney requested...

Family of MedStar doctor killed in car theft speaks out

WASHINGTON - The family of a MedStar Washington doctor who was killed during an auto theft in Adams Morgan back in March is still looking for answers. Dr. Rakesh Patel Patel was a Medical Intensive Care Unit Fellow at MedStar Washington Hospital Center when he was struck and killed by his own vehicle at the intersection of 18th Street and Florida Avenue in Northwest. Authorities say Dr. Patel left his vehicle running a block away from where he was killed.
Government Technology

What's New in Digital Equity: D.C. Works to Connect All Residents

Washington, D.C., has announced a new program aimed at getting all residents of the city connected. The effort is called the Community Internet Program (CIP) and the crux of it is that it will give Internet service providers free access to the city's rooftops if they provide high-speed Internet at reduced or no costs to households eligible under the federal Affordable Connectivity Program.

Maryland ready for NCAA Tournament rematch with Virginia

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — It’s a rematch for the ages. Maryland is set to take on last year’s defending national champion, Virginia, in the NCAA men’s lacrosse quarterfinals. Last year, these two went head to head in the national championship game, with the Terps coming up short, losing 17-16. “In terms of motivation, I think last year, at the end of the year, the championship game, that kind of plays a role into our motivation, obviously,” said Maryland goalie, Logan McNaney.