Memorial Day Reflections — From The Georgetowner Archives
Here is a account of Memorial Day 2013 by our late colleague and writer Gary Tischler — Right Time, Right Place, Memorial Day Reflections.
J’Nai Bridges: New Star of ‘Samson and Delilah’
Remaining performances in the Kennedy Center Opera House are Friday, March 13; Monday, March 16; and Saturday, March 21.
Alexandra Petri’s ‘Inherit the Windbag’
There’s been so much political, cultural and natural drama (see COVID-19) lately that some folks might be thinking it looks like 1968 all over again. That, for sure, was a […]
Max von Sydow: Jesus, Knight, Priest, Assassin, Emperor
The passing of the Swedish actor on March 8, at the age of 90, meant that many memorable characters and roles went with him — and in a sense were resurrected.
Viral News Makes for a Super-Simultaneous Monday
In this administration, we have been living in the age of the simultaneous, with everything of note and of little note raining down on us, it seems, all of the time.
Spring Arts Preview: Performance
Noteworthy theater, music and dance happenings in D.C. this spring, assembled by Georgetowner performing arts writer Gary Tischler and cultural editor Richard Selden.
Zoe Caldwell, Who Played Medea and Callas, Has Died
Caldwell was one of those actresses uniquely suited for the stage, the kind of actress that could overpower a part and disappear in it.
A Long Night at the Oscars
The 92nd Academy Awards show, on Feb. 9, spread itself like a big pillow on a small bed, but it had its moments.
Kirk Douglas, Superstar
The man of many parts, but always one part, too, died yesterday, Feb. 5, at the age of 103 in Beverly Hills, surrounded by family and friends.
A Beethoven Tribute by Mutter and Orkis
Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter and pianist Lambert Orkis will perform three Beethoven sonatas on Saturday, Feb. 1, in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall.