Weekly Arts Round Up, December 3, 2020

December 3, 2020

The Washington Ballet will present a virtual Nutcracker Tea Party on Sunday. On Tuesday, a Phillips Collection curator will chat with activist projectionist Robin Bell. In Woolly Mammoth’s soon-to-stream play, a father and son cook together via Zoom. The headings …

Chamber Dance to Hold Open Rehearsal, Oct. 21

October 19, 2020

Chamber Dance Project, choreographer Diane Coburn Bruning’s D.C.-based contemporary ballet company, will hold an open rehearsal via Zoom of a new duet by Christian Denice on Wednesday, Oct. 21, at 5 p.m. At this behind-the-scenes experience, audience members will have …

Weekly Arts Round Up, September 24, 2020

September 24, 2020

The DC Jazz Festival starts live-streaming today. Joining the list of reopened Smithsonian museums tomorrow: the National Museum of American History and the National Museum of the American Indian. Link up by clicking on the headings below.

DC JazzFest: Live-Streamed

Mostly Virtual Arts Round Up, July 30, 2020

July 30, 2020

Why not pop open a can of Senate Beer or Liberty Cider tonight in the Heurich House Castle Garden? Those staying put this weekend can go on virtual tours of Prohibition-era U Street and Rock Creek Cemetery. The headings below …

Cultural Distancing Marches On

May 28, 2020

Even as Washington, D.C., and other cities begin a phased reopening, the prospects for cultural institutions to salvage their summer performances, talks and exhibitions — not to mention their fall plans — are fading.

Wolf Trap National Park for the …

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 …

Chamber Dance Project presents NEW WORKS +

June 20, 2019

Chamber Dance Project’s sixth Washington season brings together seven dancers from leading American companies, a resident string quartet, and guest musical artists in a program that reflects the company’s creative range, powerfully daring dancing, and signature approach to the collaboration …

Weekend Round Up June 20, 2019

Tomorrow is the longest day of the year. Chamber Dance Project will celebrate the solstice at Hotel Monaco after tonight’s performance and the Smithsonian museums will be open until midnight on Saturday as part of Halcyon’s By The People festival.

Solstice-Timed Season for Chamber Dance Project

June 17, 2019

On Thursday, June 20, opening-night patrons of Chamber Dance Project’s sixth season in Washington, D.C., mostly dressed in white, will take to the streets, following the Mosché Brass Band to Hotel Monaco for a summer-solstice party after the show.

Though …

Summer Arts Preview: Performance

May 16, 2019


Round House Theatre — having commandeered the Lansburgh Theatre while its Bethesda, Maryland, home is being renovated — will twist Henrik Ibsen into a knot at the regional premiere of playwright Lucas Hnath’s “A Doll’s House, Part 2,” starting