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Fall Arts Preview: Performance

This fall will see a tremendous number of performances of all kinds in D.C., some of the most notable of which are highlighted here.

‘Conversations with Abner Mikva’

A RECENT COMPENDIUM CAPTURES THE UNVARNISHED VOICE OF THE LEGENDARY PROGRESSIVE  The Land of Lincoln has produced giant oaks in the political forest, none more...

The Freedom of Toni Morrison

When she learned of the much-honored novelist's death, our writer thought about all that Morrison meant to her as a writer and a black woman.

Maureen Dowd Party Trashed on Twitter

The dust-up concerned the New York Times columnist’s July 24 party at her N Street home for Times colleague Carl Hulse and his new book.

Solstice-Timed Season for Chamber Dance Project

Featuring two world premieres, the four-performance season, the company's sixth in Washington, D.C., will take place June 20 to 22 at Sidney Harman Hall.

Bunch Named 14th Smithsonian Secretary

The first African American secretary, Bunch is also the first former director of a Smithsonian museum to occupy the top spot since ornithologist Alexander Wetmore.

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.

Cross MacKenzie’s Last Picture Shows on Book Hill

Co-owners Rebecca Cross and her husband, photographer Maxwell MacKenzie, are relocating the gallery to their new home in Hillsboro, Virginia.

‘We Choose to Go to the Moon’ at the Portrait Gallery (photos)

The final performance of the dance piece, choreographed by Dana Tai Soon Burgess, will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 18, at 6:30 pm.

Holiday Performing Arts Preview

Not just a listing of holiday performances, this preview highlights holiday-time cultural events of all types, plus a couple picks as far away as February.