Sweethearts & Patriots: Stronger Each Year for Wounded Warriors

February 25, 2020

Sweethearts and Patriots, the annual fundraiser for wounded warriors, returned for the second year to the French Embassy on Feb. 8. A favorite among twenty and thirty somethings, the event […]

Chinese Tenor to Star in Tchaikovsky Tribute

December 3, 2019

Accompanied by Russian Chamber Art Society founder and Artistic Director Vera Danchenko-Stern, Fanyong Du will sing 12 art-songs of the more than 100 Tchaikovsky wrote.

Weekend Round Up October 31, 2019

October 31, 2019

Halloween events will take place starting tonight at venues including Heurich House, the Graham, Decades, Congressional Cemetery, the French Embassy and the National Portrait Gallery.

Weekend Round Up May 2, 2019

May 2, 2019

This weekend’s performances include Bach oratorios, a Charlie Parker tribute and a contemporary dance piece at the National Portrait Gallery.

Weekend Round Up March 14, 2019

March 14, 2019

Along with celebrating St. Patrick — and all things Irish — you can sketch orchids, tour Heurich House with the kids and wander the Travel & Adventure Show.

Happy Birthday to a Russian Poet

October 7, 2018

Presented by the Russian Chamber Art Society, Alexander Zhurbin’s three-part work for mezzo-soprano, baritone and piano, “Tsvetaeva,” will have its American premiere on Oct. 12 at the Embassy of France,

Weekend Round Up September 6, 2018

September 6, 2018

This year’s DC Shorts Film Festival runs tonight through Sept. 16, with an opening weekend party on Saturday. Also this Saturday: the Book Hill Gallery Walk.

Last Chance for June Galas

June 4, 2018

There is still time to reserve your tickets — and don your best — for fundraising fêtes at Hillwood Museum, the Embassy of France, the National Arboretum and other venues around town.

Brother and Sister: 50 Years of Performing

December 6, 2017

A Dec. 8 Russian Chamber Art Society concert will celebrate both Vera Danchenko-Stern’s 75th birthday and her 50 years of performing with her brother, violinist Victor Danchenko.