Emancipation Day Events Will Focus on Freedom and Citizenship
The holiday celebrates the passage of the DC Compensated Emancipation Act of 1862, signed by President Lincoln on April 16.
Weekly Arts Round Up, April 15, 2021
Ford’s is presenting a radio play and GALA will reopen with a show about radio plays. This Saturday: a streamed performance by the Thalea String Quartet.
Alice Neel at the Met
Part chronological and part thematic, “Alice Neel: People Come First,” on view through Aug. 1, presents close to 100 works in Neel’s signature style.
Weekly Arts Round Up, April 8, 2021
Five works of light art will make their Georgetown debut tomorrow, when “Glow” opens to the public. Glen Echo Park’s Dentzel Carousel is 100, and the virtual celebration has begun.
Bromley Will Return to D.C. as New Four Seasons GM
Mark Bromley, son of a former general manager of the Four Seasons Hotel in Georgetown, has been named the high-profile property’s new senior general manager, effective May 13.
Texas Novelist and Georgetown Bookseller Larry McMurtry, 84
The author of “Horseman, Pass By” (reworked by Hollywood as “Hud”), “The Last Picture Show,” “Terms of Endearment” and “Lonesome Dove” died on March 25.
Weekly Arts Round Up, April 1, 2021
In person, you can feast your eyes at the Kreeger Museum and Hemphill Fine Arts. Now available for streaming: Broadway star Daniel J. Watts’s one-man show.
Weekly Arts Round Up, March 25, 2021
Smithsonian Associates and the National Portrait Gallery will offer full-day programs online this Saturday to close out Women’s History Month.
Weekly Arts Round Up, March 18, 2021
This Saturday, Olympic gold medalist Laurie Hernandez will be the special guest at the National Archives Museum’s virtual pajama party.
Weekly Arts Round Up, March 11, 2021
A wine class tonight, a mansion tour tomorrow, family activities on Saturday morning — all virtual. On St. Patrick’s Day in Gaithersburg, you can pick up a “spirit kit.”