Weekly Arts Round Up, December 17, 2020

December 17, 2020

Art is on view and on sale at Washington Printmakers Gallery and Glen Echo Park. Streaming this weekend: virtual Christmas concerts by the Washington Chorus and the Cathedral Choral Society. To find out more, click on the headings below.


DC Artswatch: NBM, Mosaic, Ken Cen, Studio Conservatory, Hirshhorn

December 10, 2020

Building Museum Celebrates 40 Years

The National Building Museum, housed in the mammoth 1887 Pension Building at 401 F St. NW, is celebrating its 40th anniversary this week with a number of free online programs. On Friday, Dec. 11, at …

Virtual Arts Round Up, June 11, 2020

June 11, 2020

More virtual arts offerings of note are listed and linked below. The Georgetowner’s June 17 issue will provide the latest information on D.C.-area cultural institutions’ reopening plans.

Round House Theatre: Quarantini Discussion

On June 12 at 5 p.m., Hudson Tang, …

Spring Arts Preview: Performance

February 25, 2020


If you want to know what’s up at the Shakespeare Theatre Company under new Artistic Director Simon Godwin, you can get a fair idea with two current productions: “The Amen Corner,” a rousing gospel play by James Baldwin, directed …

Weekend Round Up November 27, 2019

November 27, 2019

Need a spot for Thanksgiving dinner? Check out the Mansion on O. The day after, you can tuck into a Thanksgiving Leftover Sandwich at Brasserie Liberté. Small Business Saturday is Nov. 30. Also on Saturday: DC Brau’s Holiday Market and

Nevelson Steals the Show at Theater J

November 20, 2019

By the latter part of the last century, at least four women had become living legends in the arts: choreographer Martha Graham, painter Georgia O’Keeffe and sculptors Louise Nevelson and Louise Bourgeois. Asked about Bourgeois, Susan Rome, in character as …

Weekend Round Up April 4, 2019

April 4, 2019

This weekend in Georgetown: GU’s Latin American Film Festival and the Lantern Bookshop’s Half-Priced Sale. Alexandria’s Torpedo Factory will host an artful cherry blossom celebration on Saturday, with an oysterfest at Vola’s next door. And “Petalpalooza” puts a cherry on

Spring Arts Preview: Performance

March 7, 2019


No upcoming D.C. theater event is probably more of interest to local theatergoers than the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s landmark production of “The Oresteia” by Aeschylus, the only surviving trilogy from the ancient Greeks, a trio of plays — “Agamemnon,” …

Weekend Round Up August 16, 2018

August 16, 2018

Art lovers can take the kids to the Portrait Gallery’s open studio on Friday and learn about “degenerate art” at the National Gallery on Sunday — the last day of Summer Restaurant Week. This Saturday’s food options include a locally-sourced

Dr. Ruth Unpacks at Theater J

March 1, 2018

Seeing “Becoming Dr. Ruth” at Theater J may not be quite like watching America’s favorite sex therapist doing stand-up comedy, but it’s close.

Set in 1997, a few months after the death of third-husband Fred, the play gives us Ruth …