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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.

Kennedy Center Opens the Reach With Parade, Festival (photos)

Overlooking the Potomac River, the new campus is the setting for three matching white concrete-and-glass buildings with more than 130,000 square feet of space for artists and performances.

Weekend Round Up September 5, 2019

The Reach Opening Festival, celebrating the Kennedy Center’s dramatic new pavilions, runs from Saturday, Sept. 7, to Sunday, Sept. 22.

A Pertinent, Impertinent ‘Cabaret’ in Olney

The production, directed with jazz-matazz, great heart and theatrical empathy by Alan Paul, is at the Olney Theatre Center through Oct. 6. 

Arvind Manocha’s Wolf Trap: Always a Good Evening

It’s a rainy Wednesday afternoon in Vienna, Virginia, and Arvind Manocha, the president of Wolf Trap, is expecting some 7,000 music lovers for Sting’s...

Record-Setting Crowd for RBG at National Book Festival (photos)

Chef José Andrés apologized for not being available to sign books after his speaking session; he had to catch a flight to the Bahamas to assist in Hurricane Dorian recovery efforts.

Weekend Round Up August 29, 2019

Justice Ginsburg, David McCullough and José Andrés will be at the National Book Festival on Saturday. And the portcullis will be hoisted this weekend of the Maryland Renaissance Festival.

202Creates Showcases D.C.’s Creative Economy

The initiative is led by Angie Gates, director of the Office of Cable Television, Film, Music and Entertainment. September is the designated month of celebration, but there are ongoing programs to support local creatives.

Coming Up: Gero’s Falstaff at the Folger

Ed Gero will be Sir John Falstaff, the bug-of-belly soldier, roustabout and kind of tutor to the young heir to the English throne, in “Henry IV, Part One” at Folger Theatre. The show runs from Sept. 9 to Oct. 13.

Weekend Round Up August 22, 2019

Get yourselves to Duffy’s Pub tonight, “Mean Girls” Nation! And there will be more trivia (of a general nature) tomorrow night at Alexandria’s Lee-Fendall House.