Do This: Sakura Matsuri Japanese Street Festival (4/13/19)

Japan
Scene from Japan (Photo Credit: Jeremy Bailey)

According to NPS, the forecast for peak cherry blossom bloom is April 3-5 this year.

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Do This: Sakura Matsuri Japanese Street Festival (4/14/18)

Sakura Matsuri Japanese Street Festival
(Image from http://www.sakuramatsuri.org/)

Celebrate Japanese culture with the finale of the National Cherry Blossom Festival!

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Deciphering DC: National Bonsai & Penjing Museum @ U.S. National Arboretum

Bonzai
Trees of art!

There are many great and busy places to visit in DC, but the out-of-way U.S. National Arboretum should be added to everyone’s list to visit regularly.

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Deciphering DC: Inventing Utamaro @ Freer|Sackler

Inventing Utamaro
Sackler Gallery

Not that I try to be trendy (I still haven’t selfied myself in the Infinity Mirrors at the Hirshhorn), but sometimes things I find interesting have a limited lifespan. Those are the breaks.

The exhibit ‘Inventing Utamaro: A Japanese Masterpiece Rediscovered’ has a limited run (until July 9th), so if you’re going to experience it, don’t delay too long.

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