The Concert Hall

May 13, 2008

Apologies for the terribly fuzzy picture – it was a six second exposure – but this gives you a (blurry) glimpse of the Concert Hall, the largest theater in the Kennedy Center. The hall seats 2,442 and the organ has 4,144 pipes.

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You can see a better picture on the Kennedy Center’s virtual tour.


Hall of Nations

May 12, 2008

The Hall of Nations at the Kennedy Center. The flags of all the countries recognized by the US are hang in alphabetical order.


Kennedy Center

May 11, 2008

The Grand Foyer of the Kennedy Center, with JFK bust in the center. Every day at 6:00 there is a free concert on the Millenium Stage, seen at the end of the Foyer. Each of the chandeliers above weighs one ton!


Alexandria again

May 7, 2008

Another shot of Market Square in Old Town Alexandria.

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Old Town Alexandria

May 6, 2008

Market Square and City Hall in Old Town Alexandria. You wouldn’t know it now, but this was once the site of the second largest slave market in the US (according, of course, to ever-true wikipedia). Now it is part of a beautiful neighborhood and has a farmer’s market each Saturday. More pictures to come …


Townhouses in Eastern Market

April 30, 2008

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A charming street near Eastern Market. How long til I can afford a house there??


New Baseball Stadium

April 8, 2008

The Washington Nationals have a new stadium this year! Unfortunately it closely resembles a parking garage, but hey, it’s new.