Arts & Society
Arts Bytes , Dec. 2023
Weekend Round Up, Aug. 5 – Aug. 8
August 5, 2021•
We made it to another weekend! An immersive art experience starring Vincent Van Gogh is coming to town (so, you gotta Gogh!), or perhaps visit the Anthem for Frankie Valli […]
What Rocks: Scherzer Keeps on Pitching
May 27, 2021•
To Georgetown University students, it was the biggest day of their young lives, but to Max Scherzer it was just another workday. The Washington Nationals pitcher was spotted practicing on […]
The Nats’ First World Series Win: Cherish the Moment
October 23, 2019•
We won! Last night was the moment, when the Washington Nationals learned for sure that they were a National League Champion worthy of the name — that they could indeed […]
The Nationals News Sure Beats the National News
October 17, 2019•
The dichotomy of real-world angst and political conflict on the one hand and success on field and court on the other feels especially up close and personal in Washington.
The Salve of Baseball
October 10, 2019•
For Washington baseball fans who treat the box score as a bible, who live in a city where political bloodletting is a condition not an event, we woke to baseball in a morning made joyful.
The Shoeless Joys of Opening Day
March 28, 2019•
Sports, it always turns out, is the Band-Aid, the nurse, the cool glass of water at the end of a hot day, the reward for the unrewarding job, the passion injected into the lives that may not have enough.
A Sports Town, Seemingly Overnight
July 19, 2018•
Of a sudden: the Stanley Cup, the All-Star Game, the Home Run Derby and Audi Field, a spanking-new, $400-million pro soccer stadium that came complete with a major star in the person of Wayne Rooney.
In Games We Trust
June 28, 2018•
The World Cup, and every sport from T-ball to professional sports, is a kind of state of mind where fans lose their minds gladly, a kind of alternate reality that includes its actual fantasy counterparts.