Our writer on the performing arts points to spring shows of special interest, covering opera, choral, classical, jazz, rock, pop and country, as well as theater.
After a weekend of “Christmas Carols” and other theater and comedy offerings, New Year’s Eve falls on a Monday. Our roundup includes a few ways to ring in 2019.
Wilson and Marshall, both of whom died earlier this month, added a part of their unique selves, brought their special, transformative gifts to the arenas where their light shined: music and movies, respectively.
Not just a listing of holiday performances, this preview highlights holiday-time cultural events of all types, plus a couple picks as far away as February.
Art lovers can take the kids to the Portrait Gallery’s open studio on Friday and learn about “degenerate art” at the National Gallery on Sunday — the last day of Summer Restaurant Week.
The DC Jazz Festival starts Friday, which happens to be the birthday of Frank Lloyd Wright. Saturday is all-pride, all-the-time; the parade steps off at 22nd and P Streets at 4:30 p.m.
In addition to Christmas music, shows and meals, there are jazz, beer and comedy options this weekend — not to mention a Falafel Frenzy and a Matzo Ball on Christmas Eve.