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Yuletide in Full Swing With Santas in Town

Alive with people and traffic and illuminated by the light-art installations of "Glow," Georgetown is easily one of the most charming places during Christmastime for walking, shopping and dining.

Portrait Gallery’s Resident Choreographer Speaks

Dana Tai Soon Burgess now creates several works a year inspired by exhibitions and performed at the museum by his nonprofit modern dance company.

‘The Library Book’: An Irresistible Homage to the World of Words

As a writer who reveres libraries and genuflects to librarians, I was predisposed to embrace “The Library Book” by Susan Orlean. I just didn’t...

Von Heyl and Scully at the Hirshhorn

Throughout Washington and the rest of the world, mainstream exhibitions of contemporary art are evolving toward evermore diverse forms and displays, from interactive digital...

Family Follows Tree from Oregon to Washington

Following the Dec. 6 lighting ceremony, the Capitol Christmas Tree, an 80-foot-tall, 8,300-pound noble fir, will be lit from dusk until 11 p.m. nightly during the holiday season.

Washington Revels to Party Like It’s 1599

More than 10,000 people attend “The Christmas Revels,” the nonprofit organization’s annual pageant at George Washington University’s Lisner Auditorium.

‘Crystal’: First Ice Show by Cirque du Soleil

"Crystal" is the first experience on ice from Cirque du Soleil. Ice skaters and acrobats claim, the company says,  "their new frozen playground with...

Capitol Buzz: Lots of Goodbyes

Our columnist reports on the loss of George H.W. Bush and the departure (and arrival) of representatives and senators, also recommending some novels and memoirs.

Portrait Gallery Choreographer-in-Residence to Speak

At the Dec. 6 Cultural Leadership Breakfast, Dana Tai Soon Burgess will talk about his creative process, his company's evolution and his collaborations with the National Portrait Gallery.

Weekend Round Up November 29, 2018

“Brewlights at Zoolights” is tonight and “Demystifying Amaro” is tomorrow. Come out for the Swedish Christmas Bazaar on Saturday and the National Menorah Lighting on Sunday.