Remember the kite-eating tree from the Peanuts comic strip? Every time Charlie Brown tried to fly his kite, the tree would snatch it from the sky and chew it up. Sometimes the string would be wrapped around the tree, sometimes it would be wrapped around Charlie Brown, leaving him to dangle upside-down from the branches helplessly like a meal for a spider. … FEEL THE WIND BENEATH YOUR WINGS AT THE KITE FESTIVAL
D.C. may be known as the city where everyone works 24/7, more devoted to their Blackberrys than their significant others, sleeping with them every night without fail. But we know how to have fun here too — you just have to pay attention to find out where the party is. And because this is such a cosmopolitan city that so many ethnic groups call home, we’re not stuck eating the same kind of food at every festival. … ¡LATIN FIESTA 2017 MUY DIVERTIDA!
Change or die. It’s not just a popular book, it’s good advice for survival. It’s how circuses are making money these days — not with bearded ladies and strongmen and lion tamers, but with acrobats and jugglers and clowns. True, those last ideas aren’t new, but the focus is on them now; the others have been cut loose. … DOWNTOWN DC IS A REAL CIRCUS THIS WEEK