Downtowner News: Police Shooting, Vaccine Sites, Bicyclist Killed, Cicadas

May 3, 2021

Downtowner updates for April and May D.C. Man Shot and Killed by Police  A Metropolitan Police Department officer fatally shot Terrance Maurice Parker, 36, a Black man, last Friday night. […]

Local Universities Announce Vaccine Requirement for Fall Semester

April 19, 2021

Georgetown University will require both undergraduate and graduate students at the main campus, the medical center and the law school to be fully vaccinated.

Weekly Arts Round Up, November 5, 2020

November 5, 2020

Want to draw dinosaurs or make street art? Have we got a stream for you! Among other options: string duets at the Kennedy Center’s Reach campus and a Beltway-themed audio play.

College Kids Returning Today Through the Weekend

August 22, 2019

At Georgetown University, new (first-year and transfer) students are arriving today and Friday and into the weekend. Canal Road, Reservoir Road, 35th, 36th and 37th Streets and Prospect Street will be affected.

Bunch Named 14th Smithsonian Secretary

May 28, 2019

The first African American secretary, Bunch is also the first former director of a Smithsonian museum to occupy the top spot since ornithologist Alexander Wetmore.

Rasmussen Talks About AU’s Corcoran Collection

March 14, 2019

In addition to paintings, drawings and prints, the American University Museum acquired 900 objects, from ancient terracottas to a nylon piece with “all kinds of herbs in it … full of bugs.”

LAST CHANCE: Cultural Breakfast This Thursday

February 14, 2019

At the March 7 Cultural Leadership Breakfast, Jack Rasmussen will talk about the Corcoran Legacy Collection, acquired by the AU Museum following the dissolution of the Corcoran Gallery of Art.

DCArtswatch June 6, 2018

June 6, 2018

Compiled by Richard Selden AU MUSEUM GETS CORCORAN ART Nearly 9,000 works of art from the Corcoran collection that the National Gallery of Art chose not to acquire after the […]

Heads Up: Parking at ANC, Bring Back Johnson’s, GU Hospital Work

February 26, 2018

Two important meetings tonight, Monday, Feb. 26: ANC 2E at Georgetown Visitation (parking is on the agenda) and an American University town hall (with an appeal to save Johnson’s Garden Center). Starting Wednesday: site prep for Medstar’s new surgical pavilion.