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The summer mood is here, with DC’s patios in full swing, beers on tap, and vacations to the beach booked. Everyone’s happy (well, everyone will be happy, once it stops raining). But even though we’ve all been collectively aching for summer, it won’t be long before the drawn out whines of “I’m ready for summer” and “ I just want it to be warm out” will be replaced with the stifling realization that “ugh, it’s too hot out!” So, once you get over the replenishment of Vitamin D, it’s safe to say that you might be searching high and low for sunscreen or a fun way to escape summer’s sweat. What better way to stay cool (and cultured) then checking out an exhibit? ON EXHIBITION: NAKED EYES, CELEBRATION OF LIGHT


Most of us have been privy to the raw power of the best building block in the world: the Lego. They come in almost any size and color imaginable and can help you create just about anything: a castle, a spaceship, a jungle, a bridge…the possibilities are virtually endless. As we grow up, though, we (sadly) don’t get enough time to sit cross-legged on the floor and dream up our next masterpiece. The Museum of Science and Industry out of Chicago, however, understands the world’s affinity for Legos and the creativity they cultivate. Hence their project and exhibit, “Brick by Brick.” BRICK BY BRICK: ARCHITECTURE WITH LEGOS


At Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, there has been a rather ironic– and even, scary– turn of events for what has been deemed as this year’s most instagrammable art exhibit by none other than — a selfie-taker.

This heart palpitating event took place literally just days after artist Yayoi Kusama’s acclaimed exhibition titled, “Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors” premiered at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Days! Days I tell you! Which leads me to conclude:


…This is why we can’t have nice things. FIRST, LET ME TAKE A SELFIE…