Weekend Round Up October 10, 2019
Two much-admired musical acts — Over the Rhine and India.Arie — will perform on Friday night. And two classic, 400-year-old dramas — by Shakespeare and Calderón — are closing this weekend.
Singing, Dancing Cats at the Kennedy Center
“Cats” is a show so popular and so familiar that it readily attracts derision for its familiar tropes, characters, anthropomorphisms, circus-like aspects and doses of sentimentality.
Fall Arts Preview: The Reach – The Kennedy Center’s Expansion
When Deborah Rutter took up the reins as the new president of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, things sounded a little chaotic in the middle of […]
Weekend Round Up September 5, 2019
The Reach Opening Festival, celebrating the Kennedy Center’s dramatic new pavilions, runs from Saturday, Sept. 7, to Sunday, Sept. 22.
Weekend Round Up June 20, 2019
The Smithsonian museums will be open until midnight on Saturday as part of the By The People festival. Check out the Bolivian dancing at the National Museum of the American Indian, followed by a dance party.
‘Hello, Dolly!’ Kicks Off Summer of Kennedy Center Musicals
As embodied — and that’s the right word — by Broadway legend Betty Buckley, Dolly (Gallagher) Levi has settled in at the Kennedy Center Opera House through July 7 in a new production of “Hello, Dolly!”
Weekend Round Up May 23, 2019
Looking to become one with nature? Volunteer at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens on Saturday morning, then sketch mindfully in the Kreeger sculpture garden that afternoon.
Summer Arts Preview: Performance
Highlights of the summer season in theater, opera, music and dance, along with the harder-to-classify By The People and Capital Fringe Festivals.
Weekend Round Up May 9, 2019
Don’t forget: Sunday is Mother’s Day, with flower-forward workshops at Milk Bar, the Lemon Collective and the Farm at 55 M Street.
Weekend Round Up April 11, 2019
This weekend: the Emancipation Day parade, concert and fireworks at Freedom Plaza and a William Shakespeare birthday bash at the Folger.