Bernstein’s ‘Candide’ Is a Glorious Mess

May 7, 2018

The genre-defying show — at turns defined as an American opera, an operetta and a musical — is now, as part of the Bernstein centennial, in the Kennedy Center Opera House through May 26.

Weekend Round Up April 19, 2018

April 19, 2018

Filmfest DC gets rolling Thursday, April 19, screening 80 films from 45 countries through Sunday, April 29. And it’s a big weekend at the Folger, which will bring “The Winter’s Tale” to a close and celebrate the Bard’s birthday Sunday.

Weekend Round Up January 18, 2018

January 18, 2018

This weekend, the ’20s will roar again at the Woodrow Wilson House, the National Gallery will showcase a Renaissance band and the convention center will turn into Vacation Central.

New York Festival of Song Bernstein Celebration

November 5, 2017

Vocal Arts DC presents New York Festival of Song in Take Care of This House: A Bernstein Celebration. A concert with narration of vocal music from all corners of Leonard […]

Weekend Round Up October 19, 2017

October 19, 2017

It is a weekend of legendary names: Jerome Robbins, Frank Lloyd Wright, Annie Proulx, Dizzy Gillespie and Leonard Bernstein — not to mention Johannes Vermeer.

Bernstein at 100: One Night on Broadway

September 22, 2017

Leonard Bernstein was America’s pre-eminent composer and conductor. In truth, he was the world’s composer. His genius and passions spread the whole world over—from “Mass: A Theater Piece for Singers, […]

Weekend Round Up September 21, 2017

September 21, 2017

After a public symposium on Degas at the National Gallery of Art on Friday, there is music, theater, advice for writers, historical shopping and, on Sunday, the Taste of Georgetown.