The year is wrapping up with gifts of virtual music and dance performances. Outdoors, you can head north to view lights in Anne Arundel or head west to count birds in Loudoun.
Holiday programs are soon to begin at Tudor Place and Dumbarton House. In the meantime, there is streaming aplenty — including a pressed-plant demo.
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.
Starting a two-week run on Monday: Metropolitan Washington Restaurant “Week.” Also on Monday, works of art 12 and 24 feet tall go on view at the reopened Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden.
Those staying put this weekend can go on virtual tours of Prohibition-era U Street and Rock Creek Cemetery.
As D.C.-area arts organizations firm up their summer and fall plans, here is a handful (screenful?) of current recommendations for cultural distancing.
Wolf Trap’s summer season is now set to start on Friday, July 3. As of this writing, the rest of the season remains on the books.
Noteworthy theater, music and dance happenings in D.C. this spring, assembled by Georgetowner performing arts writer Gary Tischler and cultural editor Richard Selden.
This weekend: John Leguizamo at the National, Sutton Foster at Wolf Trap and your last chance to catch “Shear Madness” in 2019.
Two much-admired musical acts — Over the Rhine and India.Arie — will perform on Friday night. And two classic, 400-year-old dramas — by Shakespeare and Calderón — are closing this weekend.