Addison, Ripley Host May 19 Collector’s View 

May 26, 2022

Georgetown gallery owners Christopher Addison and Sylvia Ripley welcomed supporters of Transformer, D.C.’s 20-year-old artist-centered nonprofit, to their Garfield Street home on May 19. The Thursday evening event was the […]

Smithsonian’s Anacostia Museum Director Headlines Cultural Breakfast 

May 23, 2022

A few months after Dr. Melanie A. Adams started as director of the Anacostia Community Museum, in August of 2019, the museum reopened following renovations — only to shut down, […]

Georgetown Village at 10: ‘No One Looked a Day Older’


Maybe it was the stunning setting in a Georgetown private penthouse with three levels of hospitable terraces (one with a pool and spa) overlooking the Potomac River, from the Kennedy […]

‘El Muro/The Wall’ Dance at National Portrait Gallery (photos)

May 21, 2022

On three successive evenings in mid-May, the Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company (DTSBDC) premiered the latest in collaboration with the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C. ‘El Muro’ […]

Cultural Leadership Breakfast: Capital Fringe’s Julianne Brienza, June 16 

May 19, 2022

On Thursday, June 16, just five days before Capital Fringe Festival tickets go on sale, Founding Director Julianne Brienza will speak as part of The Georgetowner’s Cultural Leadership Breakfast Series, […]

Weekend Round Up, May 19 – 22


Happy weekend! So many great things to do the next few days. Many are outside and record temperatures are expected, so make sure to drink lots of water, dress in […]

Women Leaders: Kaywin Feldman, Director, National Gallery of Art

May 16, 2022

Our spring arts preview featured 20 women cultural leaders in Washington, D.C. We wanted to amplify their voices in our online newsletters, spotlighting each of them individually. Our Monday May […]

Summer Arts Preview: Anticipation for Fun in the Sun and Under the Stars  


Summer 2022 is nearly upon us, after two uncertain pandemic years. We’re back to — dare we say it? — some sense of normalcy this year. So, bring out the […]

‘George Soros: A Life in Full’ An uneven look at an extraordinary man.   


George Soros, now 91, cites 1944 as the best year of his life. He was 14 years old, living as a non-practicing Jew under the Nazis in Hungary, and hiding […]

Women Leaders: Rhea Combs, Curatorial Affairs Director, Nat’l Portrait Gallery

May 12, 2022

Our spring arts preview featured 20 women cultural leaders in Washington, D.C. We wanted to amplify their voices in our online newsletters, spotlighting each of them individually. Our Thursday May […]