Portrait Gallery Competition on View

More than 2,600 entries from 14 states, D.C. and Puerto Rico were received for the Outwin Boochever competition. Artists were encouraged to submit works dealing with themes of socio-political relevance.

Weekend Round Up October 31, 2019

Halloween events will take place starting tonight at venues including Heurich House, the Graham, Decades, Congressional Cemetery, the French Embassy and the National Portrait Gallery.

Weekend Round Up October 24, 2019

Plenty of macaroni will get its cheese on in Buzzard Point on Saturday. And it’s your last chance to see “Stormy Weather” at the Atlas and “Fences” at Ford’s.

The Spirit of Louise Nevelson at Theater J

From Nov. 7 to Dec. 8, the late sculptor will be among us at Theater J, a shadow portrayed, interviewed and interrogated in the Edward Albee play “Occupant.”

Arts With an Impact on H St. NE

The Atlas Performing Arts Center launched the inclusive, genre-crossing Atlas Intersections Festival in 2010. The 2020 edition will run from Feb. 20 through March 1.

Weekend Round Up October 17, 2019

Saturday choices for those with toddlers and tweens: Fall Family Fun Day at the American University Museum and Art Safari at the Torpedo Factory.

Weekend Round Up October 10, 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.

LAST CHANCE: Atlas Executive Director Is This Thursday’s Breakfast Speaker

Douglas Yeuell will describe how the Atlas Performing Arts Center, in a landmark movie theater, has been a key player in the rebirth of the H Street NE neighborhood. RSVP to richard@georgetowner.com.

The Actress at the Center of ‘Doubt’

A Georgetown resident, Sarah Marshall, who plays Sister Aloysius, teaches acting at Georgetown University and at Duke Ellington School of the Arts.

Carroll and Norman, Losses to the World at Large

Diahann Carroll and Jessye Norman were both gifted African American women and star performers, different in style and genres perhaps, but wholly original in the effect and affect of their gifts.