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.”

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.

Holiday Arts Preview: Performing Arts

November 20, 2019

SCROOGES AND NUTCRACKERS The granddaddy of all Scrooges remains “A Christmas Carol” at Ford’s Theatre, with acclaimed actor Craig Wallace inhabiting the part on America’s classic stage (Nov. 21 to […]

Weekend Round Up September 26, 2019

September 26, 2019

Sunday’s offerings include the annual Turkish Festival on Pennsylvania Avenue, District Winery’s fall harvest party and a fall farm dinner at Arcadia Farm in Alexandria.

Weekend Round Up April 4, 2019

April 4, 2019

“Petalpalooza” puts a cherry on top with Saturday-night fireworks on the Southwest waterfront. Also that night, the American University Museum opens its spring exhibitions.

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.

Martin – Le vin herbé

February 10, 2019

Wolf Trap Opera and Washington Concert Opera collaborate on Frank Martin’s rare modern retelling of the Tristan and Isolde love story.

Martin – Le vin herbé

February 9, 2019

Wolf Trap Opera and Washington Concert Opera collaborate on Frank Martin’s rare modern retelling of the Tristan and Isolde love story.

Kate Lindsey Is WCO’s Sapho

November 15, 2018

Washington Concert Opera will present French composer Charles Gounod’s 1851 opera “Sapho” on Sunday, Nov. 18, in Lisner Auditorium.

Weekend Round Up November 15, 2018


This weekend, you can stargaze Jesuit-style, park your Labradoodle in Swampoodle, watch magic from the front row and take a musical journey through Islamic Iberia.