Bowen McCauley Dance at 25 Takes Final Bow at Kennedy Center (photos)

September 24, 2021

“You have to love dancing to stick to it. It gives you nothing back, no manuscripts to store away, no paintings to show on walls and maybe hang in museums, […]

Mapping Georgetown: ‘There’s Phenomenal Jazz in That Alley’

September 20, 2021

With Blues Alley in Mind… To the delight of Georgetowners and musical afficionados the world over, Blues Alley has reopened in its signature alleyway at 1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW. So, […]

Citizens’ Welcome Back Picnic Delights the Kids and Parents


Rose Park at 26th and O streets on a late Sunday afternoon was filled with summer fun thanks to the Welcome Back Georgetown Picnic put on by the Citizens Association […]

Ragamala Dance Company Premiers ‘Fires of Varanasi’ at Kennedy Center (photos)

September 19, 2021

Theatergoers were magically transported to the banks of the Ganges River as the Ragamala Dance Company returned to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C. […]

Wolf Trap Celebrating 50th Anniversary  

September 16, 2021

  This summer marked 50 years for Wolf Trap, the country’s only national park for the performing arts. The venue is unique, sitting on 117 acres of Northern Virginia landscape in Vienna. […]

2021 Fall Arts Preview


In these challenging times, the arts feed our souls, whether we’re hearing a new song for the first time, watching a dramatic scene play out on stage, or gazing at a […]

The Kennedy Center: A Fresh Look for Its 50th Anniversary 


Celebrating its 50th anniversary this September, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts deserves a fresh look. As the nation’s preeminent “national cultural center,” it has served for […]

The Smithsonian Celebrates 175 Years  


In 1846 — the year the Liberty Bell was cracked and James K. Polk was a president — a quintessential feature of our nation’s capital and of our young republic’s life […]

‘First Friends: The Powerful, Unsung (And Unelected) People Who Shaped Our Presidents’: Presidential BFFs Receive Recognition in a Romp of a Read 


Imagine you are a contestant on “Jeopardy!” and you select “Presidents and Their Female Friends” for $200. The host says: “This 20th-century president was known for his close relationships with […]

Weekend Round Up: 9/2 – 9/5

September 2, 2021

Happy Labor Day weekend! Enjoy the beautiful weather and the last waning days of summer with fun activities for the whole family. There’s a scavenger hunt at the Smithsonian, Sunset […]