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A Gift of Love, Always

Love runs on words, sweet words, outrageous words, words like jet fuel, words as imaginary happenings, flying fast and furious and helpless with imaginary wings. 

March 7 Breakfast With AU Museum’s Jack Rasmussen

At next month's Cultural Leadership Breakfast, Rasmussen will talk about the Corcoran Legacy Collection, acquired by the AU Museum following the dissolution of the Corcoran Gallery of Art in 2014.

Weekend Round Up February 14, 2019

Step up the romance with the NSO’s “Romeo & Juliet” program and (if appropriate) the Alexandria Wedding Showcase. On Presidents Day, the Library of Congress welcomes the public to its breathtaking Main Reading Room.

Albert Finney: An Actor’s Life

Finney died on Feb. 7 at the age of 82, leaving behind his wife, two former wives, a son from his first marriage, two grandchildren and a considerable body of work.

‘The Music Man’ Fresh for Young, Old and Hip Alike

Let’s face it. The 1957 musical, “The Music Man,” by Meredith Willson is a chestnut — something of a war horse,  an Americana salute to a...

An Earful of Indonesian Inspiration

PostClassical Ensemble presented “Cultural Fusion: The Gamelan Experience” at Washington National Cathedral on Jan. 23.

Weekend Round Up February 7, 2019

Were you born in 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983 or 1995? Then the Year of the Pig is your year! The Chinatown parade is this Sunday.

Helen Hayes Nominees Announced

If you look at the data enmeshed in the announcement of the 2019 nominees, you get a pretty good sense of our local theater community — how it’s changed, its growth, its pulsating diversity and to some extent its uniqueness.

‘Twelve Angry Men’ at Ford’s

Directed by Sheldon Epps and running through Feb. 17, the production has added another layer to the proceedings. Six members of the cast are African American.

Last Chance: Gordon Parks at the National Gallery

“Gordon Parks: The New Tide, Early Works 1940-1950,” on view through Feb. 18, offers direct vantage into an era when the government sponsored art projects on a national scale.