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Holiday Arts Preview: Visual Arts

NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART Gordon Parks: The New Tide, Early Work 1940–1950 Through Feb. 18 Within just a decade, Gordon Parks (1912–2006) grew from a self-taught portrait photographer...

Exorcist Steps Up for Landmark Status

On Nov. 15, the District’s Historic Preservation Review Board will consider an application to make the Exorcist Steps a historic landmark, similar to but not on par with the presidential and war memorials.

Moore’s ‘Fahrenheit 11/9’ Is a Call to Action (photos)

Michael Moore made an appearance at the D.C. premiere of his documentary, "Fahrenheit 11/9," on Sept. 17. The two-hour film is about the 2016 election and the subsequent presidency of Donald Trump.

Last Chance: Thursday’s Cultural Leadership Breakfast

Rachel Goslins, director of the Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building, will speak at Georgetown Media Group's Sept. 13 Cultural Leadership Breakfast at the George Town Club. RSVP to richard@georgetowner.com.

Weekend Round Up August 2, 2018

“La donna è mobile” — just ask the Duke of Mantua at Wolf Trap Opera's "Rigoletto" or Sarah Fraser at her live podcast taping on Friday. On Sunday: the Citi Open finals and Signature Theatre’s open house.

Weekend Round Up July 19, 2018

This weekend, adults can tap into comedy at the Kennedy Center and kids can widen their eyes at the National Gallery and stretch their ears at Wolf Trap.

On the Mall: Armenia and Catalonia

At the 51st annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival, which runs through July 1 and from July 4 to 8, visitors are invited to engage with the traditional arts and food right on the Mall.

Weekend Round Up June 21, 2018

Metropolitan Washington BBQ & Grilling Week ends Friday. Then, on Saturday and Sunday, four blocks of Pennsylvania Avenue will be smokin’ for the National Capital BBQ Battle.

Weekend Round Up June 14, 2018

Is your dad into dragon boats, daguerreotypes or Die Mannschaft? If so, have we got a Father's Day Weekend idea (and others) for you ...

African Art Museum Director Speaks in Georgetown

In his work, not only for museums but as a writer, lecturer and broadcaster, Augustus (Gus) Casely-Hayford has sought to overcome the centuries-long assault on and denigration of African culture.