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Smithsonian Folklife Festival
By David Gaines On Saturday, July 9th, 2016

Smithsonian Folklife Festival Featuring Basque Culture and the Music of California

Each summer we make it a point to check out the Smithsonian Folklife Festival. This year featured the Basque and the Music of California. Basque cuisine is interesting. We ordered talo con chistorra, a grilled More...

By David Gaines On Friday, July 3rd, 2015
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Taking Grandpa to Smithsonian Folklife Festival Featuring Peru

With grandpa in town, we took a trip to the National Mall where the Smithsonian Folklife Festival was happening. On the way to the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, we stopped by the National Gallery of Art’s More...

By David Gaines On Saturday, June 28th, 2014
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Kenya Featured at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Najwa’s grandparents in Kenya sent her a Kenyan-made dress and when better to debut it than at the the SMithsonian Folklife Festival when Kenya was being featured! During our first visit to Kenya, More...

Mural at 2012 Smithsonian Folklife Festival
By David Gaines On Saturday, August 11th, 2012
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Murals on Display at the 2012 Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Murals on display at the last month’s 2012 Smithsonian Folklife Festival.  More...

Najwa at the 2012 Smithsonian Folkfest
By David Gaines On Sunday, July 8th, 2012

The Ladies at the 2012 Smithsonian Folklife Festival on the National Mall

It was heat index nearly 110 degrees. And the humidity wasn’t too far behind. And the sun felt like 100 million miles closer to the planet. But we still made it out to the Smithsonian Folklife More...