Arts & Society
D.C. Museum Conveys Communism’s Evils, Human Aspirations for Freedom
Georgetowners Remember Barbara Bush
April 19, 2018•
The former first lady, who died April 17 at age 92, will be laid to rest in her adopted city of Houston. Georgetowner Boyden Gray, who started working for the Bush family in 1980, will be among the mourners present at the funeral.
Weekend Round Up March 15, 2018
March 15, 2018•
The Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital rolls in tonight, with screenings through March 25.
Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company at National Portrait Gallery
March 8, 2018•
Celebrating its 25th year, the Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company presents a series of free salons in the new international gallery at the National Portrait Gallery, where Burgess is […]
Weekend Round Up February 15, 2018
February 15, 2018•
This weekend is the big celebration of Frederick Douglass’s 200th birthday at Cedar Hill. The Chinese New Year’s Parade is Sunday and Presidents Day is Monday (you can get ready on Saturday at the National Portrait Gallery’s Presidential Family Fun Day).
Obama Portraits Unveiled at National Portrait Gallery
February 12, 2018•
The Michelle Obama portrait will be up through November with other recent acquisitions; the Barack Obama portrait will be on permanent display in the America’s Presidents gallery.
Weekend Round Up January 25, 2018
January 25, 2018•
It’s an excellent weekend for cars and comedy, with Washington Improv mixing it up and the Washington Auto Show jump-starting Friday.
Sylvia Plath at the National Portrait Gallery
January 10, 2018•
As a writer, you will never run out of ways to improve. You will never simply get on top of it. It is a form of expression that allows in […]
Dana Tai Soon Burgess Debut at Portrait Gallery (photos)
December 21, 2017•
A new work of contemporary dance based on the National Portrait Gallery’s “One Life: Sylvia Plath” exhibition had its premiere in the museum’s Kogod Courtyard on Dec. 7 and Dec. 10.
Antebellum Portraits by Mathew Brady
December 6, 2017•
This is a rare exhibition, in equal parts fine art, Americana and a history of photography. It is a remarkable opportunity to look into the eyes of the past — and have them staring right back at you.
Overheard at Lunch: D.C. Gossip Girl
Mixed Reviews for Melania Trump’s Holiday Décor First lady Melania Trump unveiled the 2017 White House holiday decorations in a short video last month. Though some praised the administration’s traditional […]