Kitty Kelley Book Club: ‘The Summer Friend: A Memoir’

June 15, 2022

 A heartfelt, guarded ode to a seasonal pal.   The spectacular cover of Charles McGrath’s “The Summer Friend” deserves its own trophy. It shows a photograph of an apricot sun setting […]

She Started a Green Business that ‘Changes the Way the World Shops’


“I had to choose between going broke or breaking the world,” said Lisa D. Foster, Ph.D., entrepreneur, business coach, and pioneer of the reusable bag industry in the United States. […]

Artswatch: Smith to Leave Arena Stage, BTS at White House

June 13, 2022

This month’s ArtsWatch features major news from Arena Stage, award winners, dance promotions, and K-pop group BTS.    After 25 Years, Artistic Director Molly Smith to Exit Arena Stage  Artistic Director […]

Pride Month Celebrations Come to Washington, D.C.


This June, Washington, D.C. has been painted and splashed in rainbow colors in commemoration of Pride Month, a time devoted to educating the city on issues related to equity in […]

Fun, Almost Back-to-Normal Summer Weekend in Georgetown


Pools open! Parades and parties! Picnics in the park. Pop-ups including a free champagne garden party. Plenty of shopping in Georgetown — with a chance to slip easily over to Virginia to […]

Toni Morrison’s ‘Desdemona’ With a Nina Simone Score 

June 9, 2022

Under Artistic Director Timothy Nelson, In Series is marking its 40th anniversary year with “a season of resurgence, of defiant hope, of obstinate creativity, of radical love.”  Ambitiously and imaginatively […]

Tudor Place Honors Dr. Sachiko Kuno


Tudor Place’s 30th Annual Spring Garden Party honored Dr. Sachiko Kuno, “committed scientist, philanthropist, entrepreneur and visionary,” as Executive Director Mark Hudson and President of the Board Mary Moffett Keaney […]

D.C. Hails Tony & Joe’s on 35th Anniversary


Mayor Muriel Bowser “with the nearly 700,000 residents of Washington, D.C.,” as she wrote in her June 5 proclamation, congratulated Tony & Joe’s Seafood Place on “35 phenomenal years — […]

Chamber Dance Project’s World Premiere of ‘Gatsby’


The Chamber Dance Project’s June 2022 season will premiere one week from today, on Thursday June 16, at 7:30 p.m. at the Greenberg Theatre. The production, called “Grace, Grandeur & […]

Mayor Lauds Work of Volta Park Group

June 6, 2022

The Friends of Volta Park held its annual fundraiser June 4 at the George Town Club. It was a stylish late Saturday afternoon cocktail party, with two special drinks themed […]