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Smithsonian's Yoga: The Art of Transformation Brings to Light Yoga's Hindu Roots... Almost

Suhag A. Shukla, Esq. | Posted 04.01.2014 | Religion
Suhag A. Shukla, Esq.

Visually stunning and simultaneously soothing, the exhibit has a quietness about it. It weaves through time, taking the visitor from a prehistoric era of self-study, that continues to baffle scholars and laypeople alike as to its depth and timelessness, to an age where yoga studios are as prolific as Starbucks.

Alec Baldwin's D.C. News

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 06.13.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Alec Baldwin and wife Hilaria will co-chair the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery's "Yoga: The Art of Transformation" exhibit gala this fall, th...

The Hipster Brooklyn of Old Japan

Sean Carman | Posted 08.05.2013 | DC
Sean Carman

Hand-Held presents a beautiful collection of these early Manga cartoon books. Their graceful and accessible style has a surprisingly contemporary feel. Times and technology may change, but great art looks familiar to the inhabitants of any age.

Smithsonian's Crowdfunding Experiment

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 05.29.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- More than 20 million Americans practice yoga and the number is climbing. To embrace the trend with an artsy twist, an upcoming Smithsoni...

Ancient Cyrus Cylinder Stirs Modern Passion And Debate

Kristin M. Swenson, Ph.D. | Posted 07.01.2013 | Religion
Kristin M. Swenson, Ph.D.

Scholarship complicates our widely accepted and most popular images of Cyrus the Great as a uniquely benevolent ruler who instituted policies of peace and tolerance such as the world had never seen before. As it turns out, the famous Cyrus Cylinder was not revolutionary.

Atmospheric Front, Eat Local First, Sleigh Bells: HuffPost DC Top 5 For July 20, 21, 22

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 07.20.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR FRIDAY, JULY 20 1. Atmospheric Front At Flashpoint Gallery Hana and Shana Kim unveil their newest work at Flashpoint Gallery. 6 p.m., al...