Q&A with Women Cultural Leaders: Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden

March 10, 2022

Our spring arts preview featured 19 women cultural leaders in Washington, D.C. We wanted to spend the next 19 newsletters featuring each of these women, giving them their own time […]

Spring Arts Preview: D.C.’s Women Cultural Leaders Speak Out

March 7, 2022

In honor of Women’s History Month and our special arts preview issue, we asked area arts leaders what it’s like working at the famed museums and theaters D.C. has to […]

Weekly Arts Round Up, October 15, 2020

October 15, 2020

The 2020 Smithsonian Food History Weekend and a panel tomorrow on the legacy of John Lewis will take place online. In person, you can visit the Kreeger Museum and, soon, Planet Word.

Record-Setting Crowd for RBG at National Book Festival (photos)

September 2, 2019

Chef José Andrés apologized for not being available to sign books after his speaking session; he had to catch a flight to the Bahamas to assist in Hurricane Dorian recovery efforts.

Book Lovers Flock to National Book Festival (photos)

September 5, 2017

After 12 years on the National Mall, the festival moved indoors in 2014. On a particularly rainy start to Labor Day weekend, this felt like a good choice.