Cultural Leadership Breakfast Hosts National Building Museum President

December 20, 2021

Since its creation by Congress in 1980 to reanimate the immense, near-century-old Pension Building, the National Building Museum has had just five directors (not counting the recent interim stint by Brent […]

Weekend Round Up, Dec. 16 – 19

December 16, 2021

We hope you’re enjoying the 2021 holiday season! So many wonderful options this weekend, including performances from Wolf Trap, the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) and the Washington Chorus. For all you last-minute […]

Kitty Kelley Book Club: A Fateful Friendship

December 9, 2021

A Fateful Friendship Mark Perry’s 2004 Biography Expertly Captures the Bond Between Two American Icons Readers who appreciate Civil War memoirs and enjoy biographies will treasure Mark Perry’s 2004 double-barreled […]

Two Shows About Friendship Are Revised — and Revive


Two live theater shows in Washington, D.C., in time for Hanukkah and Christmas offered the chance to enjoy in person two decades-old favorite stories about friendship and ambition as well […]

Winter Arts Preview


National Building Museum   The Wall/El Muro: What Is A Border Wall?   Through November 2022    This exhibition examines the U.S./Mexico border wall from the perspective of architecture and design. By focusing on the built environment, […]

Dave Chappelle vs. Duke Ellington School for the Arts 

December 6, 2021

Duke Ellington School for the Arts at 3500 R St. NW was supposed to name its theater after comedian Dave Chappelle but delayed the honor until April 2022. The reasoning? […]

Wolf Trap’s Bourbon and Bubbles Delights

December 1, 2021

Wolf Trap has a new favorite tradition for those cold nights: Bourbon and Bubbles, a spirited evening beneath the stars supporting Wolf Trap Foundation’s arts and education programs. The Nov. […]

The Ultimate Thanksgiving Weekend Roundup 

November 24, 2021

Happy Thanksgiving! For those staying in town this weekend, we put together a smorgasbord of great options for the whole family, close friends or just for a solo jaunt. Whether […]

STC Artistic Director Simon Godwin Enthralls at Cultural Leadership Breakfast

November 22, 2021

When, in his 20s, Simon Godwin decided to leave the Royal and Derngate Theatres in Northampton, England, to study clowning, mime and acrobatics at the London International School of Performing Arts, his soon-to-be-former boss declared: “Your […]

Book Launch Eats Its Own, Fabulously


Now, that was a book launch! A stack of cookbooks with a charming illustrated cover — along with matching wrapping paper and bookplates — greeted invited guests at a classic Q Street […]