Weekly Arts Round Up, November 5, 2020

November 5, 2020

Want to draw dinosaurs or make street art? Have we got a stream for you! Among other options: string duets at the Kennedy Center’s Reach campus and a Beltway-themed audio play. The headings below link to more information.

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Weekly Arts Round Up, October 29, 2020

October 29, 2020

On Halloween night, the Choral Arts Society and Dumbarton Oaks will stream music performances. Head to Martin’s Tavern on Tuesday for an election-night watch party. For details on these happenings and others, click on the headings below.

Woodrow Wilson House:

Dumbarton House’s Daly to Lead Stratford Hall

October 26, 2020

Karen L. Daly, executive director of Georgetown’s Dumbarton House for the past 12 years, has been named president of Stratford Hall, a National Historic Landmark in Virginia that was home to four generations of the Lee family, beginning in the …

DC Artswatch: GALA, NMAAHC, Stable, NGA

October 22, 2020

GALA In-Person Show

GALA Hispanic Theatre, 3333 14th St. NW, will open its 45th anniversary season on Oct. 29 with in-person performances of Lope de Vega’s Golden Age comedy “El perro de hortelano (The Dog in the Manger)” …

Weekly Arts Round Up, October 22, 2020

Opening soon: a new paintings show at Addison/Ripley Fine Art and half the main floor of the National Gallery’s West Building. Next Thursday, go for a Deep Zoom encounter with the Barnes Foundation Matisses. Click on the headings below for …

Chamber Dance to Hold Open Rehearsal, Oct. 21

October 19, 2020

Chamber Dance Project, choreographer Diane Coburn Bruning’s D.C.-based contemporary ballet company, will hold an open rehearsal via Zoom of a new duet by Christian Denice on Wednesday, Oct. 21, at 5 p.m. At this behind-the-scenes experience, audience members will have …

Weekly Arts Round Up, October 15, 2020

October 15, 2020

This year’s Smithsonian Food History Weekend and a panel tomorrow on the legacy of John Lewis will take place online. In person, you can visit the Kreeger Museum and, soon, Planet Word. Click on the headings below for details.


Does Bob Woodward Ever Get Angry?

October 13, 2020

Why is Bob Woodward’s new book called “Rage”?

The half of President Donald Trump’s face on the book jacket doesn’t look particularly angry. And in the excerpts from Woodward’s 17 one-on-one interviews with the president, there is not a spark …

Dana Tai Soon Burgess: Dancing in the Time of COVID (photos)

In the early evening of Friday, Oct. 9, at the Arts Club of Washington, the Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company performed historic solos choreographed by Michio Ito, as well as excerpts from Burgess’s latest dances, inspired by the paintings …

Weekly Arts Round Up, October 8, 2020

October 8, 2020

“Girlhood (It’s Complicated)” opens tomorrow at the National Museum of American History and tickets for the Phillips Collection’s reopening weekend go on sale on Monday, with face masks required and timed-entry and social distancing in effect. The headings below link …