The Migration Project

January 3, 2018

The Migration Project explores human flight through stories of relocation. Hear from fifteen community members as they tell fragments of family history dating back from multiple generations, or a story […]

The Apollo Orchestra with Metropolitan Opera Stars

October 4, 2017

The Apollo Orchestra will perform with Metropolitan Opera luminaries Elizabeth Bishop, mezzo soprano, and Barry Banks, tenor on November 3 at 7:30pm. Admission is free. The program will open with […]

Bessie and Nina Take The Stage

September 13, 2017

Washington theatergoers are enjoying the serendipitous opportunity this fall of seeing and experiencing productions about Bessie Smith and Nina Simone, two of the most compelling figures in the annals of […]

Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company at National Portrait Gallery

July 20, 2017

Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company performed the world premiere of “After 1001 Nights” in the Kogod Courtyard of the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery on July 8, 2017. Burgess is […]

Chamber Dance Project Presents ‘Ballet, Brass & Song’

July 12, 2017

On the opening night of “Ballet, Brass & Song” at Sidney Harman Hall June 22, the Moche Brass Band welcomed guests outside the theater before proceeding to the stage for […]

DC Artswatch: July 12, 2017

DC Artswatch Earlier this month, longtime Washington Ballet artistic director Septime Webre became artistic director of Hong Kong Ballet, succeeding former Royal Swedish Ballet artistic director Madeleine Onne. The newly […]

Markus Lüpertz at the Phillips, Hirshhorn

The Hirshhorn just opened a major exhibition of rock-star Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, the museum’s third in five years. It is a highly personal landscape of political dissent, a sly, […]

Jackson Art Center Hits Another Bump

There’s good news and there’s maybe bad news about the Jackson Art Center’s proposed 20-year lease renewal. The nonprofit artists’ collective has occupied the historic Jackson School building at 3050 […]

Family-Friendly Concert Series Wraps Up in Rose Park

Close to 200 kids and grown-ups spread out on blankets and chairs in Rose Park July 9, nibbling all types of picnic fare — as well as free Sprinkles cupcakes […]