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Rasmussen Talks About AU’s Corcoran Collection

In addition to paintings, drawings and prints, the American University Museum acquired 900 objects, from ancient terracottas to a nylon piece with “all kinds of herbs in it … full of bugs.”

Weekend Round Up March 14, 2019

Along with celebrating St. Patrick — and all things Irish — you can sketch orchids, tour Heurich House with the kids and wander the Travel & Adventure Show.

A Resonant ‘Onegin’ from WNO

It’s taken 30 years to return this opera to Washington National Opera, but for those who longed for its arrival, it was probably worth the wait. 

Death Rarely Takes a Holiday: ‘The Friend’

A WRITER SORTS OUT HER LOVER’S SUICIDE IN SIGRID NUNEZ’S INTIMATE, INCANDESCENT NOVEL. REVIEWED BY KITTY KELLEY If “The Friend” by Sigrid Nunez, a 2018 National...

Spring Arts Preview: Performance

Our writer on the performing arts points to spring shows of special interest, covering opera, choral, classical, jazz, rock, pop and country, as well as theater.

Spring Arts Preview: Visual Arts

Our writer on the visual arts highlights several of the most intriguing museum exhibitions on view this spring.

Weekend Round Up March 7, 2019

Prepare to be smitten, as Charles II was, by Nell Gwynn at the Folger. The show, with Alison Luff playing Nell, closes this weekend.

Holy Trinity Parties for Its 225th

Washington's oldest parish in continuous use, Holy Trinity Church celebrated its 225 anniversary — along the school's 200th — with a sold-out crowd that...

Weekend Round Up February 28, 2019

This weekend's options include a Whiskey Walk and a Jazz Service. Ready for St. Patrick’s Day? Alexandria’s parade is this Saturday and an Irish tenor will sing at the Perry Belmont House on Sunday.

And the Winner Is … Tracy’s Kids

As wife of Vice President Mike Pence, Karen Pence is a prize guest at A List parties. But what’s her “most favorite event of the...