December ArtsWatch

December 7, 2022

The December ArtsWatch includes Theater J awards, new Olney Theatre hires, a big donation to a Smithsonian Museum in development and finally, our last Cultural Leadership Breakfast of 2022—you won’t […]

Kennedy Center Honors Glitzes Up Weekend

December 5, 2022

The 45th Kennedy Center Honors, held Dec. 4, lit up parts of the town Sunday night and days leading up to the glitzy event. Georgetown was humming from its top […]

Bidens, Macrons Dine in Georgetown

December 1, 2022

“Welcoming some friends to town,” wrote President Joe Biden on the POTUS Twitter account. Biden and first lady Jill Biden brought French President Emmanuel Macron and the French first lady […]

Kitty Kelley Book Club: ‘Shirley Hazzard: a Writing Life’ 


An entertaining, edifying look at the underappreciated Australian author Shirley Hazzard’s first short-story submission was plucked from a slush pile of 30,000 unsolicited manuscripts at the New Yorker by fiction […]

Weekend Roundup, Dec. 1 – 4


We’ve got another weekend of holiday fun in store! The Gay Men’s Chorus debuts their holiday show (as does Synetic Theater!) City Ridge and The Wharf celebrate the holiday season […]

Mapping Georgetown: Jackson Art Center’s Open Studio This Sunday, Dec. 4

November 28, 2022

Thank you, artist Howard Carr of Jackson Art Center, for your Mapping Georgetown story. Your appropriately avant-garde submittal gives us the perfect opportunity to spread the word about the center’s […]

Our Next Cultural Leadership Breakfast Speaker: Artistic Director, Choral Arts Society

November 23, 2022

On Thursday, Dec. 15, from 8 to 9:30 a.m., The Georgetowner’s Cultural Leadership Breakfast Series will welcome Jace Kaholokula Saplan, artistic director of the Choral Arts Society of Washington. Admission […]

Dumbarton Oaks, According to Dr. Batsaki  

November 21, 2022

“What is this place?” pondered Dr. Yota Batsaki when she first encountered Dumbarton Oaks, the Harvard University-owned research institute, museum and garden on 32nd Street in Georgetown. Did anything tie […]

DC Chamber Salutes Awardees at ‘Transformation and Innovation’ Gala


More than 750 members of the D.C. business community attended the 2022 DC Chamber’s Choice Awards & Gala at the Washington Hilton Hotel on Nov. 11. “This year’s gala represents […]

A Star-Studded Portrait of a Nation Gala

November 17, 2022

The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery and its Director Kim Sajet welcomed more than 750 stars and luminaries from across the country to the nation’s capital for the 2022 Portrait of […]