Weekend Roundup, Feb. 2 – 5

February 2, 2023

We’re officially into February and lots of interesting and entertaining activities to go with it. Enjoy performances at area theaters, celebrate the beginning of Black History Month and get inspired […]

Powerful ‘Remember This: The Lesson of Jan Karski’ Now a Film

January 26, 2023

Anyone who has seen the stage production of the overwhelming, extraordinary one-man play, “Remember This: The Lesson of Jan Karski,” featuring David Strathairn as Jan Karski — who witnessed the […]

Museum of American History Unveils ‘Entertainment Nation’

January 19, 2023

Fantasy creations from  Hollywood —  R2-D2 and C-3PO costumes from “Return of the Jedi,” (1983) and Dorothy’s Ruby Slippers from “The Wizard of Oz” (1939) — are posed at the entrance […]

A Visit to a Splendid Land at the Museum of Asian Art

January 12, 2023

Sometimes referred to as “the Venice of the East,” Udaipur, the “City of Lakes” in Rajasthan India, has long been a tourist attraction.  British administrator James Tod dubbed the setting, “the […]

Hopper at the Whitney, Katz at the Guggenheim 

January 5, 2023

Now on view in Manhattan are major exhibitions of the work of two influential American artists, Edward Hopper (1882-1967) and Alex Katz (b. 1927). “Edward Hopper’s New York” is at […]

Have You Visited the Peabody Room?

December 29, 2022

As the oldest neighborhood in the nation’s capital, with early 17th-century colonial origins, Georgetown has a deep, complex and ever-emerging history. So, wouldn’t it be wonderful to have a Museum […]

Real Estate: Auction Houses Boomed in 2022

December 27, 2022

It was a good year to be an auction house.  They’re celebrating a banner year with the release of their 2022 year-end reports. Christie’s reported global sales at a whopping […]

Holiday Gifts for Hubby 

December 15, 2022

Is your husband hard to shop for? Are you tired of seeing his sad puppy eyes after he eagerly tears into your holiday gift wrapping only to find another ho-hum […]

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 […]

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 […]