DC Artswatch: FONZ, Smithsonian, Bible Museum, Hal Holbrook

February 11, 2021

Due to COVID-related financial pressures, Friends of the National Zoo and the zoo announced their separation after more than 60 years.

Weekly Arts Round Up, September 24, 2020

September 24, 2020

Joining the list of reopened Smithsonian museums tomorrow: the National Museum of American History and the National Museum of the American Indian.

Half Virtual Arts Round Up, August 27, 2020

August 27, 2020

Tomorrow is the last day to view the Ida B. Wells mural. Live and in person: a Haggadah program at the Museum of the Bible, storytelling and cemetery tours at Lincoln’s Cottage and comedy at the Birchmere.

Corn, Beans, and Squash: What the Three Sisters Tell Us

July 2, 2020

Corn, beans, and squash, commonly known as “the Three Sisters,” have been important companion crops in Indigenous communities in the Americas for centuries. This combination not only holds traditional wisdom […]

Weekend Round Up October 17, 2019

October 17, 2019

Saturday choices for those with toddlers and tweens: Fall Family Fun Day at the American University Museum and Art Safari at the Torpedo Factory.

Weekend Round Up September 19, 2019

September 19, 2019

Senate Beer is in season on Saturday at the Heurich House Museum’s Oktoberfest. And on Sunday, things will get outlandishly appetizing on K Street at this year’s Taste of Georgetown.

Film Screening: SUMÉ – Mumisitsinerup Nipaa/SUMÉ: The Sound of a Revolution

August 26, 2019

Director: Inuk Silis Høegh (Inuit) (2014, documentary, 74 min., Greenland/Denmark/Norway) In Kalaallisut and Danish with English subtitles) From 1973 to 1976 the Greenlandic rock band Sumé released three albums and […]

Film Screening: Play Your Gender

August 19, 2019

Director: Stephanie Clattenburg (2016, documentary, 80 min., Canada) In 2012, Kinnie Starr (Mohawk) was approached to make a film about herself, but chose instead to make a film about the […]

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples: Concert with Miguel Ángel Pellao (Pehuenche)

August 9, 2019

In celebration of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, the National Museum of the American Indian will host a special concert featuring Chilean tenor Miguel Ángel Pellao (Pehuenche). […]

Concert: Indian Summer Showcase with Indian City

August 3, 2019

Indian City is a Native music group based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Their style harmoniously draws from pop, acoustic and rock, bringing it all together in an entertaining live show. Their […]