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.

Weekend Round Up April 25, 2019

April 25, 2019

The Georgetown French Market will bring Paris to Book Hill (free coffee from the Economist’s “Grounds for Change” cart) and the Smithsonian Craft Show will display works in all media at the Building Museum.

Spring Arts Preview: Performance

March 7, 2019

Our writer on the performing arts points to spring shows of special interest, covering opera, choral, classical, jazz, rock, pop and country, as well as theater.