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Phari’s Photos – The People’s Tree

Photos and words by @Pharipedia. Phari is one of my favorite photographers who contributes to our Instagram. He’s volunteered to share a bit more with us from his adventures around town. Phari lives on Capitol Hill.

“The annual display of “The People’s Tree,” is a tradition that began in 1964. Every holiday season, a tree is selected by the Architect of the Capitol from a different national forest to be displayed on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. Throughout the process, thousands of volunteers make this exhibit possible. This year’s Capitol Christmas Tree is a 55′ tall, 25′ wide Engelmann Spruce from Colorado that has been decorated by thousands of handcrafted ornaments by the beautiful people of the Centennial State.”

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Come celebrate and bid farewell to Frank Albinder in his final concert as Music Director of the Washington Men’s Camerata featuring a special program of his most cherished pieces for men’s chorus with works by Ron Jeffers, Peter Schickele, Amy

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