Spring Arts Preview: Performance

February 25, 2020

Noteworthy theater, music and dance happenings in D.C. this spring, assembled by Georgetowner performing arts writer Gary Tischler and cultural editor Richard Selden.

Spring Arts Preview: Performance

March 7, 2019

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.

Weekend Round Up December 13, 2018

December 13, 2018

It is a weekend of wreaths, with wreath-making workshops at Tudor Place and the Wreaths Across America event at Arlington National Cemetery.

Portrait Gallery’s Resident Choreographer Speaks

December 10, 2018

Dana Tai Soon Burgess now creates several works a year inspired by exhibitions and performed at the museum by his nonprofit modern dance company.

Portrait Gallery Choreographer-in-Residence to Speak

November 29, 2018

At the Dec. 6 Cultural Leadership Breakfast, Dana Tai Soon Burgess will talk about his creative process, his company’s evolution and his collaborations with the National Portrait Gallery.

Dancers Brings NPG’s ‘Silhouettes’ to Life (photos)

November 4, 2018

Inspired by the exhibition “Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now,” the dance company of Dana Tai Soon Burgess premiered a modern dance work called “Silhouettes” on Oct. 27 and 30.

Weekend Round Up March 15, 2018

March 15, 2018

The Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital rolls in tonight, with screenings through March 25.

Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company at National Portrait Gallery

March 8, 2018

Celebrating its 25th year, the Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company presents a series of free salons in the new international gallery at the National Portrait Gallery, where Burgess is […]

Dana Tai Soon Burgess Debut at Portrait Gallery (photos)

December 21, 2017

A new work of contemporary dance based on the National Portrait Gallery’s “One Life: Sylvia Plath” exhibition had its premiere in the museum’s Kogod Courtyard on Dec. 7 and Dec. 10.