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Summer Arts Preview: Performance
May 16, 2019•
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
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
April 11, 2019•
This weekend: the Emancipation Day parade, concert and fireworks at Freedom Plaza and a William Shakespeare birthday bash at the Folger.
Weekend Round Up March 21, 2019
March 21, 2019•
During the first big weekend of the National Cherry Blossom Festival: the Pink Tie Party, a Georgetown cupcake tour and art and music inspired by “The Tale of Genji.”
‘Faust,’ in French, at the Kennedy Center
March 18, 2019•
The courtship of Faust and Marguerite is conducted at full breath and, in soprano Erin Wall’s case, a searing, gorgeous voice that says a lot about singing as acting.
A Resonant ‘Onegin’ from WNO
March 11, 2019•
It’s taken 30 years to return this opera to Washington National Opera, but for those who longed for its arrival, it was probably worth the wait.
Spring Arts Preview: Performance
March 7, 2019•
Our writer on the performing arts points to spring shows of special interest, covering opera, choral, classical, jazz, rock, pop and country, as well as theater.
Weekend Round Up February 21, 2019
February 21, 2019•
The Atlas Intersections Festival is in full swing (with a Sunday screening of “The Adventures of Prince Achmed”) and the Architecture & Design Film Festival runs throughout the weekend.
Weekend Round Up February 14, 2019
February 14, 2019•
Step up the romance with the NSO’s “Romeo & Juliet” program and (if appropriate) the Alexandria Wedding Showcase. On Presidents Day, the Library of Congress welcomes the public to its breathtaking Main Reading Room.
‘The Music Man’ Fresh for Young, Old and Hip Alike
February 8, 2019•
Let’s face it. The 1957 musical, “The Music Man,” by Meredith Willson is a chestnut — something of a war horse, an Americana salute to a fairy tale-like America, circa 1912, like […]