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  • **FILE** Smokey Robinson performs Oct. 8, 2011, during the Michael Forever the Tribute Concert at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. (Associated Press)

    Get Out: Smokey Robinson headlines free inaugural concert

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day is all the more poignant this year because it also is the second inaugural for America's first black president. To mark the occasion, the Kennedy Center will host a free concert Sunday featuring legendary singer and songwriter Smokey Robinson.

  • With so many people living (and dying) on the Tudor Place grounds over the decades, the place is bound to be haunted, so Halloween is the perfect time to visit.

    Get Out: Tudor Place History Haunt

    On Friday evening, Tudor Place will host a haunted historical affair, complete with tours of the gardens every half-hour, ghostly tales about the previous residents, and cocktails in the buildings scattered across the grounds.

  • Exhibit: Hoecakes & Hospitality: Cooking with Martha Washington

    GET OUT: BuddhaFest

    If three days of Buddhist immersion doesn't completely clarify your worldview, fear not. In his sci-fi epic "The Forever War," Joe Haldeman writes, "All reality becomes illusory and observer-oriented when you study general relativity. Or Buddhism."

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  • Survey equipment (top) is set up on the lawn of Tudor Place in Georgetown so high-definition scans can be made of the property. A Leica HDS3000 high-tech scanner (left) will make 3-D images of the building. Above is a 3-D image of the temple portico, which will aid in the restoration effort.

    Restorer's art gets high-tech boost

    he historic Georgetown mansion at Tudor Place looks like a skinned cat these days.

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