Spring Arts Preview: Performance

February 25, 2020

Noteworthy theater, music and dance happenings in D.C. this spring, assembled by Georgetowner performing arts writer Gary Tischler and cultural editor Richard Selden.

Weekend Round Up December 12, 2019

December 12, 2019

It’s a weekend of snowmen, candy canes, candles and matchmakers. In Georgetown: a winter solstice concert at Dumbarton Church and the music of Phish (for kids) at Gypsy Sally’s.

Weekend Round Up November 21, 2019

November 21, 2019

This weekend: John Leguizamo at the National, Sutton Foster at Wolf Trap and your last chance to catch “Shear Madness” in 2019.

Weekend Round Up November 14, 2019

November 14, 2019

Musicians coming to town this weekend include Silkroad, Yonder Mountain String Band and cellist Carter Brey. On Saturday, you can sweat at Union Market then swing-dance at the Torpedo Factory.

Weekend Round Up September 26, 2019

September 26, 2019

Sunday’s offerings include the annual Turkish Festival on Pennsylvania Avenue, District Winery’s fall harvest party and a fall farm dinner at Arcadia Farm in Alexandria.

Weekend Round Up November 1, 2018

November 1, 2018

Fall Days of Design in Georgetown kicks off tonight with a cocktail crawl and the Washington Ballet presents “Contemporary Masters” at Sidney Harman Hall tonight through Sunday.

Weekend Round Up October 25, 2018

October 25, 2018

The Smithsonian African American Film Festival continues through Saturday and, on Sunday morning, a howitzer blast will signal the start of this year’s Marine Corps Marathon.

Encounters with ‘Hamlet’

January 24, 2018

Once encountered — preferably onstage, acting a part, however small, but also as a high school English assignment — William Shakespeare and his most familiar creation, “Hamlet,” about that melancholy […]

Weekend Round Up September 28, 2017

September 28, 2017

October arrives Sunday, along with Glen Echo’s Then & Wow! family day and the Blessing of the Animals in Georgetown at St. John’s.