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Weekend Round Up October 3, 2019

The Kennedy Center is celebrating the centennial of modern choreographer Merce Cunningham. Dancer or not, you can get moving early on Friday morning at the Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building.

Your Guide to Fall Galas

Here's The Georgetowner's list of fall galas, from this weekend to the first weeks of 2020 ...

Weekend Round Up September 26, 2019

Sunday’s offerings include the annual Turkish Festival on Pennsylvania Avenue, District Winery’s fall harvest party and a fall farm dinner at Arcadia Farm in Alexandria.

Californian Takes Charge at American History Museum

On the job for seven months, Anthea Hartig, who spoke at Georgetown Media Group's Sept. 19 Cultural Leadership Breakfast, is the first woman to lead the museum.

‘Patrimony: A True Story’

WORTH A REVISIT: PHILIP ROTH’S PLAINSPOKEN, POIGNANT MEMOIR One of life’s toughest journeys is accompanying a loved one into old age or disability. It is...

Singing, Dancing Cats at the Kennedy Center

"Cats" is a show so popular and so familiar that it readily attracts derision for its familiar tropes, characters, anthropomorphisms, circus-like aspects and doses of sentimentality. 

Weekend Round Up September 19, 2019

Senate Beer is in season on Saturday at the Heurich House Museum’s Oktoberfest. And on Sunday, things will get outlandishly appetizing on K Street at this year’s Taste of Georgetown.

Arena Stage’s Season of Wilson

Running from Sept. 13 to Oct. 26, “Jitney,” technically the first of the 10 plays in August Wilson's monumental cycle, focuses on the lives and world of black cab drivers confronted with change and gentrification. 

Weekend Round Up September 12, 2019

On Friday at noon, cartoonist Lynn Johnston will illustrate a presentation in real time. Up Wisconsin Avenue from Georgetown, 19 Tenleytown venues are participating in Art All Night on Saturday.

Fall Arts Preview: The Reach – The Kennedy Center’s Expansion

When Deborah Rutter took up the reins as the new president of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, things sounded a...