Weekly Arts Round Up, October 1, 2020

Taste and Shop Georgetown kicks off on Oct. 5. Also coming up in the nabe: the Blessing of the Animals at St. John's and fall classes at Hinckley Pottery.

A Path for Theaters to Open Safely

Olney Theatre Center’s artistic director asks: Is live entertainment going to be the only industry that is not put on a path to safely reopen?

Weekly Arts Round Up, September 24, 2020

Joining the list of reopened Smithsonian museums tomorrow: the National Museum of American History and the National Museum of the American Indian.

‘The Lost Diary of M: A Novel’

THIS FICTIONALIZED ACCOUNT OF ONE OF JFK’S REAL-LIFE LOVERS WILL DELIGHT CAMELOT BUFFS AND GOSSIP HOUNDS ALIKE Many intriguing stories spring from the “what if...

Visual Arts Preview: Social Distancing Edition

This will be a limited and bittersweet season for the arts, but after six months of pure bitterness, this writer will happily take what...

Weekly Arts Round Up, September 17, 2020

More Smithsonian museums reopen tomorrow. From the comfort of your couch, stream Japanese films, hear from Helen Hunt and view treasures from sunken cities of ancient Egypt.

Pandemic Forces Performing Arts Leaders to Rethink

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

This month's DC Artswatch column includes items about the Helen Hayes Awards, Twins Jazz, Planet Word and Shakespeare Theatre Company.

Weekly Arts Round Up, September 10, 2020

Upcoming topics for online learning: Japanese textiles, Russian opera (and tea drinking), naturalist Alexander von Humboldt and painter Miki Hayakawa.

Half Virtual Arts Round Up, September 3, 2020

Closing soon: a botanical art exhibition at the Athenaeum in Alexandria. Now open: the grounds and pavilions at Glenstone and the sculpture garden at the Kreeger Museum.