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Weekend Round Up April 12, 2018

Today through Sunday: the Washington Ballet’s “Mixed Masters” program and the second half of the Shift Festival of American Orchestras. Also on Sunday: the Gay Men's Chorus small ensembles at the Barns.

Mary Jo Kopechne Portrayed in ‘Chappaquiddick’

Kopechne's story actually makes two stops in Georgetown, not seen in the film. She lived on the 1200 block of 35th Street and then more famously at 2712 Olive St. NW, a home once owned by the Washington Post's Kathleen Parker.

Breakfast With Scott Tucker, Artistic Director of Choral Arts

Tucker, who succeeded Choral Arts Society of Washington founder Norman Scribner in 2012, will speak at Georgetown Media Group's May 3 Cultural Leadership Breakfast at the George Town Club.

Bruning Gets Breakfast Attendees Moving

Diane Coburn Bruning, founder and artistic director of Chamber Dance Project, carried out some basic choreography on three volunteers at Georgetown Media Group's April 5 Cultural Leadership Breakfast.

Arthur Miller’s ‘The Crucible’ at Olney

What makes a play a classic? Most often, it’s about a quality of endurance, a kind of built-in modernity no matter what you do with the...

Kitty Kelley Book Club “The Vanity Fair Diaries: 1983-1992”

Reviewed by Kitty Kelley The British excel as diarists, the most famous being Samuel Pepys, followed by James Boswell (the biographer of Dr. Johnson) and...

Dressing Up for Awesome Con 2018 (photos)

In the six years of its existence, the pop culture festival has expanded from requiring only a small corner of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center to occupying virtually the entire space.

Live from Brooklyn … It’s ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’

On Easter Sunday, April 1, the audience yelled when John Legend as Jesus himself showed off his upper range, when a roaring trio of guitars did their thing, when Brandon Victor Dixon as Judas blasted the title song out into Brooklyn and beyond. 

Weekend Round Up March 29, 2018

On Saturday, go fly a kite on the grounds of the Washington Monument, then take a full moon/blue moon walk to see the other monuments and memorials — and, with any luck, some cherry blossoms.

‘Enough Is Enough,’ Say the Kids

On Saturday, March 24, they all came together — 800,000, 500,000 or 250,000 strong, depending on the reports you believe — for the March for Our Lives in Washington, D.C.