Arts & Society
Book Watch: New Fairy Tales for Stepmothers
Kitty Kelley Book Club “The Vanity Fair Diaries: 1983-1992”
April 4, 2018•
Reviewed by Kitty Kelley The British excel as diarists, the most famous being Samuel Pepys, followed by James Boswell (the biographer of Dr. Johnson) and Virginia Woolf, the beacon of […]
Scena Returns to ‘Beckett Trio’
March 22, 2018•
Nanna Ingvarsson stars in Robert McNamara’s production of three short plays by Samuel Beckett — “Footfalls,” “Not I” and the wrenching “Rockaby” — at the Atlas Performing Arts Center through April 8.
Kitty Kelley’s Book Club — ‘Avedon: Something Personal’
March 21, 2018•
Reviewed by Kitty Kelley The only thing missing from this account of the iconic photographer’s life is the photos themselves. If you’re into pop culture, you’ll inhale “Avedon: Something Personal” […]
Stephen Hawking: A Disembodied Traveler
March 15, 2018•
The renowned physicist, whose mind lived in the universe, succumbed March 14 to his long-time nemesis.
Weekend Round Up March 8, 2018
March 8, 2018•
The 48th annual St. Patrick’s Parade of Washington, D.C., is this Sunday. Get your Gaelic on the night before at a concert by the Irish Tenors at the National.
Weekend Round Up February 22, 2018
February 22, 2018•
The Atlas Intersections Festival starts intersecting tonight on H Street NE. This weekend only: the Progressive International Motorcycle Show at the Washington Convention Center and the American Craft Show at the Baltimore Convention Center.
Weekend Round Up February 8, 2018
February 8, 2018•
Some options this weekend: tasting chocolate, cooking Indian food, learning about bridal etiquette and attending classical, jazz and choral concerts.
The Never-Ending Fire and Fury
January 18, 2018•
In a way, the disappearance of “Fire and Fury” from the headlines, or at least its cooling down, makes the main point of Michael Wolff’s book itself.
A Welcome Testimony in ‘Riot Days’
January 17, 2018•
When a group of women performed its startling “punk prayer” in Moscow’s Cathedral of Christ the Savior on Feb. 21, 2012, it made international headlines. While the story was newsworthy, […]
Dr. King’s Words, and Trump’s
January 16, 2018•
In the end, the celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday became a day when the president was questioned about his stand on race.