With Safety in Mind, Friends of Volta Park Launch Fundraising Auction 

June 14, 2021

An oasis in the heart of Georgetown, Volta Park on 34th Street NW is known for its storied past as well as its natural charms. In his Georgetown days, JFK […]

Weekly Arts Round Up, November 19, 2020

November 19, 2020

Among the art exhibitions open for in-person visits is the first display of works by British artist Tacita Dean at Glenstone in Potomac, Maryland.

1969: A Year of Triumph and Turbulence 

June 19, 2019

From the first of time,  before the first of time, before the  first men tasted time, we thought of you.  You were a wonder to us, unattainable,  a longing past the […]

Harris Wofford: A Contrarian of Generous Spirit

January 24, 2019

JFK appointed Wofford a special assistant to the president on civil rights and, with Sargent Shriver, the future senator helped found the Peace Corps.       

‘We Choose to Go to the Moon’ at the Portrait Gallery (photos)

December 14, 2018

The final performance of the dance piece, choreographed by Dana Tai Soon Burgess, will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 18, at 6:30 pm.

Conspiracy Theories Old and New

October 30, 2017

Today, distrust in government, the media and most institutions, including universities, is high. Many believe these disconcerting times of mistrust began with the assassination of JFK and Robert F. Kennedy in the 1960s.