A D.C. Premiere by Washington Concert Opera: Rossini’s ‘Ermione’ 

December 14, 2023

The first event in Washington Concert Opera’s 37th season, on Dec. 2, was the D.C. premiere of Gioachino Rossini’s “Ermione,” an opera that “immediately sank into oblivion” in 1819, according […]

New York Bound? Seek Out These 6 Art Shows 

December 7, 2023

Since the holiday season triggers trips to New York City, here are write-ups of six art exhibitions now at Manhattan museums — in north-to-south order — for your short list.   […]

PostClassical Ensemble Surveys Architecture

November 30, 2023

Lasting just 90 minutes, the most recent concert by PostClassical Ensemble, presented on Nov. 16 in the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater, was relatively modest: no singers, dancers, actors or narrators; […]

Weekend Roundup, Nov. 30 – Dec. 3

Are you ready for a wonderful weekend full of festive fun? So many options: if you want to get out and celebrate the season, including holiday shows with The Gay […]

Weekend Roundup, Nov. 16 – 19

November 16, 2023

We’re at the last weekend before Thanksgiving and the bustling holiday season. This week, check out a new exhibit at the National Museum of Asian Art, a community day at […]

Weekend Roundup, Nov. 9 – 12

November 9, 2023

This weekend, we honor the nation’s veterans for Veterans Day on Saturday. New exhibits are at the Rubell Museum and “Defining Courage” has come to the Kennedy Center. It’s also […]

Ford’s to Present a Pearl Cleage Premiere   

September 14, 2023

What comes to mind when you think of Atlanta: Capital of the New South, the Big Peach, the Black Mecca, Da A? Lacking personal experience of Georgia’s capital, you may […]

Fall Visual Arts Preview

September 13, 2023

Cushner   American University Museum   Through Dec. 10   One of six fall exhibitions at the American University Museum at the Katzen Center, “Cushner” displays 34 examples of current work — from […]

Kitty Kelley Book Club: ‘Taking Things Hard: The Trials of F. Scott Fitzgerald’ 

July 12, 2023

Reviewed by Kitty Kelley  Analyzing the author via his lesser known stories.  Success is said to be a bitch goddess who sprays splendor like a shooting star in the night […]

Trump’s Most Recent Indictment: ‘Two-Tiered’ Justice Indeed

June 15, 2023

On the anniversary of D-Day, June 6, the nation’s 45th president and Commander-in-Chief Donald J. Trump was charged by federal prosecutors with 37 felonies, including 31 counts under the Espionage […]