Mr. Liang Comes to Washington

May 20, 2024

In 2017, Edwaard* Liang was invited to co-choreograph a ballet to open the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the following January. “They like to start their forum with art,” […]

CEO Ana Harvey’s Notes From Underground

April 29, 2024

Last September, The Washington Ballet presented a pre-season showcase underground. Dupont Underground, that is, the eight-year-old contemporary arts venue in Dupont Circle’s subterranean streetcar station, shuttered in 1962. Though the […]

Washington Ballet’s Edwaard Liang to Speak at May 16 Breakfast

April 25, 2024

Choreographer Edwaard Liang, who became the Washington Ballet’s fourth artistic director last fall, will be the featured speaker at The Georgetowner’s May 16 cultural breakfast. Admission to the event, at […]

Oct. 19 Breakfast Speaker: Glen Echo’s Katey Boerner

September 21, 2023

Katey Boerner, CEO of the Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture, will be the October speaker in The Georgetowner’s monthly cultural breakfast series. Admission to the event, on […]

Dumbarton Oaks, According to Dr. Batsaki  

November 21, 2022

“What is this place?” pondered Dr. Yota Batsaki when she first encountered Dumbarton Oaks, the Harvard University-owned research institute, museum and garden on 32nd Street in Georgetown. Did anything tie […]

Over Breakfast, Tim Nelson Talks In Series and Opera

April 25, 2022

How did In Series, D.C.’s 40-year-old presenter of small-scale, opera-related productions, get its name? From all the “in” words — intimate, independent, innovative, inexpensive — used to describe it, according […]

D.C. Artswatch

December 9, 2021

Our latest arts watch includes news from Theater J, Imagination Stage, Dance Place and the Hirshhorn Museum. Also, don’t miss our Cultural Leadership Breakfast Dec. 16 with Aileen Fuchs of the National Building Museum.   Theater J’s […]

STC Artistic Director Simon Godwin Enthralls at Cultural Leadership Breakfast

November 22, 2021

When, in his 20s, Simon Godwin decided to leave the Royal and Derngate Theatres in Northampton, England, to study clowning, mime and acrobatics at the London International School of Performing Arts, his soon-to-be-former boss declared: “Your […]

Breakfast With Chase Rynd POSTPONED!

February 3, 2020

Georgetown Media Group plans to reschedule the talk by the National Building Museum’s executive director, which was to take place on Thursday, March 19.

Folger Director Shares Expansion Plans

November 25, 2019

To carry out a $50-million expansion, the Folger will close early next year for 18 months to two years, while continuing to offer programs in other venues.