Weekend Round Up, Nov. 17 – 20

November 17, 2022

The final weekend before the true hustle and bustle of the holidays awaits. Enjoy some seasonal magic at Ford’s Theatre and check out the opening weekend of DC Holiday Lights. […]

Fall Arts Preview: Performing Arts

September 14, 2022

OPERA   The D.C. United stadium will become a square in Seville when Washington National Opera brings “Carmen” to Audi Field for this fall’s free Opera on the Field (Sept. 25). […]

The Ultimate Thanksgiving Weekend Roundup 

November 24, 2021

Happy Thanksgiving! For those staying in town this weekend, we put together a smorgasbord of great options for the whole family, close friends or just for a solo jaunt. Whether […]

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.

Weekly Arts Round Up, March 18, 2021

March 18, 2021

This Saturday, Olympic gold medalist Laurie Hernandez will be the special guest at the National Archives Museum’s virtual pajama party.

Weekly Arts Round Up, December 17, 2020

December 17, 2020

Art is on view and on sale at Washington Printmakers Gallery and Glen Echo Park. Streaming this weekend: virtual Christmas concerts.

Pandemic Forces Performing Arts Leaders to Rethink

September 15, 2020

The Georgetowner asked leading figures in D.C. theater to suggest silver linings of the pandemic, even as it has stolen the livelihood of countless arts workers and threatened the very future of many performing arts organizations.

Mostly Virtual Arts Round Up, July 23, 2020

July 23, 2020

The zoo gates are opening on Connecticut Avenue and the hangar doors are going up (so to speak) in Chantilly. But don’t put your screens away yet.

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.

‘Silent Sky’ at Ford’s Theatre

February 13, 2020

Running through Feb. 23, the play, about pioneering woman astronomer Henrietta Leavitt, is about something much simpler: the timeless struggle between career and family.