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Portrait Gallery’s Resident Choreographer Speaks

Dana Tai Soon Burgess now creates several works a year inspired by exhibitions and performed at the museum by his nonprofit modern dance company.

‘The Library Book’: An Irresistible Homage to the World of Words

As a writer who reveres libraries and genuflects to librarians, I was predisposed to embrace “The Library Book” by Susan Orlean. I just didn’t...

Von Heyl and Scully at the Hirshhorn

Throughout Washington and the rest of the world, mainstream exhibitions of contemporary art are evolving toward evermore diverse forms and displays, from interactive digital...

Family Follows Tree from Oregon to Washington

Following the Dec. 6 lighting ceremony, the Capitol Christmas Tree, an 80-foot-tall, 8,300-pound noble fir, will be lit from dusk until 11 p.m. nightly during the holiday season.

Washington Revels to Party Like It’s 1599

More than 10,000 people attend “The Christmas Revels,” the nonprofit organization’s annual pageant at George Washington University’s Lisner Auditorium.

Capitol Buzz: Lots of Goodbyes

Our columnist reports on the loss of George H.W. Bush and the departure (and arrival) of representatives and senators, also recommending some novels and memoirs.

Portrait Gallery Choreographer-in-Residence to Speak

At the Dec. 6 Cultural Leadership Breakfast, Dana Tai Soon Burgess will talk about his creative process, his company's evolution and his collaborations with the National Portrait Gallery.

Weekend Round Up November 29, 2018

“Brewlights at Zoolights” is tonight and “Demystifying Amaro” is tomorrow. Come out for the Swedish Christmas Bazaar on Saturday and the National Menorah Lighting on Sunday.

Books in a Noisy World

Bookish thoughts triggered by the recent passing of James Billington, Todd Boll and William Goldman, along with an upcoming event on Emily Dickinson's birthday.

‘Glow’ Lights Up Georgetown, Dec. 1 to Jan. 6

This year’s “Glow” programming includes a “Glow All Night” festive shopping night, Book Hill’s “Winter Wonderland” event and themed walking tours.