Daily Roast

See All 50 States From the Air

June 25, 2020

Take off on a thrilling flight across America and experience rare glimpses of our nation's most treasured landmarks, all seen from breathtaking heights. 


Smithsonian Channel is currently making all 68 full-length episodes of “Aerial America” available for free and with no login requirement on Smithsonian Channel Plus. Every Tuesday and Thursday at 4:00 pm. 

(Photo by: Smithsonian Channel)

EST, Smithsonian Channel will also host a live "watch party” on their Facebook page to make the “Aerial America” viewing experience interactive despite social distancing.


Smithsonian readers interested in exploring more programs from Smithsonian Channel Plus can get two free months, after signing up for a 7-day free trial with code: BRIGHTERTOGETHER.

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This Father's Day in Georgetown

June 17, 2020

(Photo by: Kafe Leopold)

Many Georgetown businesses are offering Father’s Day specials and nearly 20 Georgetown restaurants and food establishments are now open for outdoor dining under Phase One of DC’s reopening. 


Carry-out and delivery is available from almost all restaurants. 


Several other restaurants and cafes are working with the Georgetown BID on Streatery permits that will enable them to seat diners in Georgetown’s public spaces. So check back often.


Check out the outdoor dining list, and visit the establishments' websites for more information on reserving a table, and safety protocols. 


Happy Father’s Day!

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'We Are One: A Global Film Festival' Streams on YouTube

May 27, 2020

Tribeca Enterprises is teaming with YouTube for We Are One: A Global Film Festival. 


The fest will stream exclusively on YouTube for free and feature over 100 films co-curated by 21 of the most renowned festivals, including Cannes, Berlin, Venice, Sundance, Toronto and, of course, Tribeca.


The 10-day fest will kick off on May 29 and will not only provide entertainment but also offer relief to the COVID-19 pandemic via supporting organizations.


The programming will provide a lens to different cultures from all over the world, with films representing over 35 countries and include 23 narrative and 8 documentary features, 57 narrative and 15 documentary short films, 15 archived talks along with 4 festival exclusives and 5 VR programming pieces. 


The fest will include 13 world premieres, 31 online premieres and 5 international online premieres. Each selection was handpicked to give shine and highlight each participating festival.

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