Shen Wei’s Artistic Vision Knows No Limit in ‘Dongpo: Life in Poems,’ at the Kennedy Center

March 7, 2024

Shen Wei, the award-winning Chinese-American choreographer, dancer, director, painter and poet, took a break from rehearsal Tuesday afternoon for his upcoming production, “Dongpo: Life in Poems,” and spoke to me […]

Library of Congress Honors Joni Mitchell: Love Fest For Talented, Resilient Woman 

March 9, 2023

Meet Joni Mitchell, the visual artist. Her large, striking and expressive self-portraits flanked the stage at Constitution Hall on March 1. The occasion was a star-studded evening for invited VIPs. Visual […]

The Latest Rock Star: Michelle!

November 15, 2018

In “Becoming,” Michelle Obama talks about her Chicago roots, her law career, her miscarriage, in vitro fertilization, balancing motherhood, the White House years and her distaste for President Donald Trump.

Stormy Daniels, Unlikely Hero

September 20, 2018

For some, the evening was a sign of the changing times. For others, like our writer, it was a refreshing break from days of watching the Kavanaugh hearings.