Holiday Arts Preview  

November 18, 2021

As a lover of all holiday season things, I was delighted to put this holiday arts preview together. This year, lots of your favorite traditions are back (Nutcracker anyone?) as well as new fun like […]

The Washington Ballet Free Outdoor Performance

July 24, 2021

Pack a summer picnic and blanket and get ready to be inspired by the ballet company in and of the nation’s capital! Enjoy a free outdoor performance by The Washington Ballet on […]

Weekly Arts Round Up, December 3, 2020

December 3, 2020

The Washington Ballet will present a virtual Nutcracker Tea Party on Sunday. On Tuesday, a Phillips Collection curator will chat with activist projectionist Robin Bell.

Weekly Arts Round Up, October 15, 2020

October 15, 2020

The 2020 Smithsonian Food History Weekend and a panel tomorrow on the legacy of John Lewis will take place online. In person, you can visit the Kreeger Museum and, soon, Planet Word.

Pandemic Forces Performing Arts Leaders to Rethink

September 15, 2020

The Georgetowner asked leading figures in D.C. theater to suggest silver linings of the pandemic, even as it has stolen the livelihood of countless arts workers and threatened the very future of many performing arts organizations.

DC Artswatch

August 11, 2020

Smithsonian Secretary Lonnie G. Bunch III is reviewing a letter accusing the National Museum of African Art of having “recruited, retained and promoted a predominantly White staff.”

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.

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.

The Washington Ballet’s ‘Balanchine + Ashton’

February 18, 2020

From Feb. 19 to 23, the Washington Ballet will present two works by George Balanchine and two by Frederick Ashton in the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater.

Solstice-Timed Season for Chamber Dance Project

June 17, 2019

Featuring two world premieres, the four-performance season, the company’s sixth in Washington, D.C., will take place June 20 to 22 at Sidney Harman Hall.