Downtowner News, Nov. 7, 2022

November 7, 2022

Robert Horan, Teen DC Sniper Prosecutor, Dead at 90   Robert F. Horan, Jr. who served 40 years as top prosecutor in Fairfax County, died last month at home in Clifton, […]

Gay is Good: Frank Kameny and the Fight for LGBTQ Rights

April 22, 2021

Thursday, April 22 at 7:30 pm Frank Kameny spent five decades in DC as a civil rights activist and politician, including serving on Mayor Walter Washington’s inaugural Commission on Human […]

Gay is Good: Frank Kameny and the Fight for LGBTQ Rights


Thursday, April 22 at 7:30 pm Frank Kameny spent five decades in DC as a civil rights activist and politician, including serving on Mayor Walter Washington’s inaugural Commission on Human […]

Weekly Arts Round Up, April 15, 2021

April 15, 2021

Ford’s is presenting a radio play and GALA will reopen with a show about radio plays. This Saturday: a streamed performance by the Thalea String Quartet.

Forever Wachintonian Salvadorean: Community, Culture & Representation

March 18, 2021

Professor Ana Patricia Rodríguez and historian José Centeno-Meléndez discuss identity and representation in DC’s Salvadoran community. About this Event Salvadoran Americans are the fourth largest Latino group in the US, […]

Documenting DC: Street Photography Workshop at the DC History Center

February 20, 2021

Architecture-focused street photography has long been key to documenting our city’s history in real time. With photography more accessible than ever, anyone can participate in capturing our ever-changing city for […]

Weekly Arts Round Up, November 5, 2020

November 5, 2020

Want to draw dinosaurs or make street art? Have we got a stream for you! Among other options: string duets at the Kennedy Center’s Reach campus and a Beltway-themed audio play.

Mostly Virtual Arts Round Up, August 20, 2020

August 20, 2020

In-town suggestion: the weekend wine garden at the Kennedy Center’s River Pavilion. Out-of-town suggestion: George Mason’s Gunston Hall, south of Alexandria, Virginia.

Mostly Virtual Arts Round Up, June 25, 2020

June 25, 2020

Despite the varied options, Zoom fatigue is a thing. This week’s Round Up suggests venturing out to sites in Rock Creek Park, Potomac, Maryland, and Hillsboro, Virginia.