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.

Mostly Virtual Arts Round Up, July 23, 2020

July 23, 2020

The zoo gates are opening on Connecticut Avenue and the hangar doors are going up (so to speak) in Chantilly. But don’t put your screens away yet.

Mostly Virtual Arts Round Up, June 18, 2020

June 18, 2020

In this week’s Round Up: The Washington Ballet Takes Center Stage Virtual Gala, a Wright Brothers-themed Zoom-around and a mammal surveillance opportunity.

Spotted in Georgetown: Big, Bad … Mountain Lion?

September 16, 2019

The cat was said to be too big for a domestic feline and its hair was too short. The Smithsonian National Zoo was contacted and said all of its animals were safe.

Earth Day Is the Earth’s Day, All Around Us

April 22, 2019

Especially in this April time, walk the neighborhoods, go to the zoo, sit on a park bench, march on the trails in the city parks and forests, where light mixes with dark.

Weekend Round Up March 14, 2019

March 14, 2019

Along with celebrating St. Patrick — and all things Irish — you can sketch orchids, tour Heurich House with the kids and wander the Travel & Adventure Show.

Georgetowner Victoria Sant, 1939-2018

December 17, 2018

While the charitable contributions were considerable, with the Sants it was more a case of philanthropy with an interest and a purpose, and Victoria Sant’s role was one of direct engagement and participation.       

Weekend Round Up November 29, 2018

November 29, 2018

“Brewlights at Zoolights” is tonight and “Demystifying Amaro” is tomorrow. Come out for the Swedish Christmas Bazaar on Saturday and the National Menorah Lighting on 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.