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African Art Museum Director Speaks in Georgetown

In his work, not only for museums but as a writer, lecturer and broadcaster, Augustus (Gus) Casely-Hayford has sought to overcome the centuries-long assault on and denigration of African culture.

Weekend Round Up June 7, 2018

The DC Jazz Festival starts Friday, which happens to be the birthday of Frank Lloyd Wright. Saturday is all-pride, all-the-time; the parade steps off at 22nd and P Streets at 4:30 p.m.

Cultural Leadership & Cocktails: Meet Chris Whittle, June 14

Education visionary Chris Whittle will share his philosophy of the first international K-12 school concept, the Whittle School & Studios, which will grow to 30 campuses across the globe over the next decade.

‘Robin: The Definitive Biography of Robin Williams’ His Star Shines, This Biography Less So

Reviewed by Kitty Kelley Shakespeare set the gold standard for honoring a beloved comedian no longer alive. In Act 5 of “Hamlet,” when the Prince...

The Royal Wedding: A Thoroughly Modern Fairy Tale

Everyone loves a fairy tale, right? Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s May 19 royal wedding certainly didn’t disappoint. There were horse-drawn carriages, a cathedral-length...

Last Chance for June Galas

There is still time to reserve your tickets — and don your best — for fundraising fêtes at Hillwood Museum, the Embassy of France, the National Arboretum and other venues around town.

‘An Iliad’ at Atlas

Directed by Conor Bagley, who co-produced with Susannah Clark and Annie Ottati, “An Iliad” runs through June 9 in Lab I of the Atlas Performing Arts Center, the renovated art-deco movie house on H Street NE.

Branca Shares Memories at Tudor Place

Designer Alessandra Branca spoke about her friend, the late Elizabeth Powell, and her own design philosophy at the May 24 Landmark Luncheon at the historic estate in Georgetown.

Last Chance: Rose Park Art Departs Sunday

The 81 color-packed panels, measuring 22 feet high, took over part of the Rose Park ball field at P Street and the lower field that leads to M Street, as well as a bit of park land on Massachusetts Avenue, just north of the vice president's residence.

Weekend Round Up May 31, 2018

June's about to bust out with festivals, including the Dupont Kalorama Museum Walk, Jazz ’n Families Fun Days at the Phillips Collection and DanceAfrica’s closing performances at Dance Place.