Weekly Arts Round Up, December 17, 2020

December 17, 2020

Art is on view and on sale at Washington Printmakers Gallery and Glen Echo Park. Streaming this weekend: virtual Christmas concerts by the Washington Chorus and the Cathedral Choral Society. To find out more, click on the headings below.


Weekly Arts Round Up, October 29, 2020

October 29, 2020

On Halloween night, the Choral Arts Society and Dumbarton Oaks will stream music performances. Head to Martin’s Tavern on Tuesday for an election-night watch party. For details on these happenings and others, click on the headings below.

Woodrow Wilson House:

Pandemic Forces Performing Arts Leaders to Rethink

September 15, 2020

About six months into the pandemic, East Coast museums are coming back to life — though, as of this writing, the Phillips Collection and nearly all the Smithsonian museums remain closed.

Not so with performing arts organizations. To adhere to …

Spring Arts Preview: Performance

February 25, 2020


If you want to know what’s up at the Shakespeare Theatre Company under new Artistic Director Simon Godwin, you can get a fair idea with two current productions: “The Amen Corner,” a rousing gospel play by James Baldwin, directed …

Weekend Round Up December 19, 2019

December 19, 2019

Holiday performances this weekend include: Handel’s “Messiah,” “A Motown Christmas,” the Cathedral Choral Society’s “Joy of Christmas” and a Celtic Christmas concert at Palisades Community Church. The World Squash Cup finals will take place on Saturday and the official lighting

Cathedral Choral Society: Grant Us Peace

May 19, 2019

Written in Poulenc’s unique religious style that melds the sacred and profane, his joyful, radiant Gloria is the composer at his very best. Written in response to Vaughan Williams’ personal anguish after service in World War I, his Dona Nobis …

Weekend Round Up May 16, 2019

May 16, 2019

This Saturday in Georgetown, you can help clean up the C&O Canal in the morning and stroll in and out of the Book Hill galleries in the evening. On Sunday, canal mules Dolly and Eva will munch hay in Fish

Weekend Round Up March 14, 2019

March 14, 2019

No D.C. parade this year, but St. Patrick — and all things Irish — will be celebrated this weekend with a Shamrock Crawl in Dupont, performances in Gaithersburg and “Fifty Shades of Jameson” at U Street’s Vivid Lounge. You can

Spring Arts Preview: Performance

March 7, 2019


No upcoming D.C. theater event is probably more of interest to local theatergoers than the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s landmark production of “The Oresteia” by Aeschylus, the only surviving trilogy from the ancient Greeks, a trio of plays — “Agamemnon,” …

Weekend Round Up March 7, 2019

Prepare to be smitten, as Charles II was, by Nell Gwynn at the Folger. Ninety-one-year-old painter Alex Katz will converse with the National Gallery of Art’s head of modern art and 62-year-old jazz master Dianne Reeves will sing at the