Master of His Universe, Stan Lee —1922-2018

November 13, 2018

Stan Lee is dead. Not so the Marvel Universe he created. That, in all of its ubiquitous forms, will be around just about forever, and not just on earth. Somewhere […]

Stable DC

November 12, 2018

IN THIS D.C. ARTS SYNERGY, ALL PLAYERS MAKE IT HAPPEN Stable really was a stable — for a Nabisco factory, in the days of horse-drawn cookie deliveries. Come next February, […]

A Collector of Senegalese Jewelry Tells Her Story

November 8, 2018

The exhibition “Good as Gold: Fashioning Senegalese Women,” showcasing jewelry created by master goldsmiths in Senegal in the early and mid-20th century, opened on Oct. 24 at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art.

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 and photojournalist […]

Exorcist Steps Up for Landmark Status

October 18, 2018

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)

September 19, 2018

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

August 20, 2018

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

August 1, 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

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

June 28, 2018

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.