On With the Dance! Bowen McCauley Celebrates Its Final Season at the Kennedy Center (photos)

June 3, 2021

On with the dance! let joy be unconfin’d;No sleep till morn, when Youth and Pleasure meetTo chase the Glowing Hours with Flying feet ….. Lord Byron    In its first […]

Weekend Round Up: Memorial Day Edition

May 27, 2021

Get out and celebrate the long Memorial Day weekend with ongoing exhibits at the Phillips Collection and Artechouse. Enjoy the holiday and take in the National Memorial Day Concert online […]

Weekend Round Up (May 20th)

May 20, 2021

Despite Richard Selden’s leaving us to move up north, we are continuing his weekend roundup tradition. This weekend, the Strathmore Children’s Chorus is hosting a virtual concert, the Spy Museum […]

‘Georgetown,’ a Film About Murder. Or Is It?


It happened in Georgetown. In August of 2011. A murder and investigation that verged on the “you can’t make this stuff up” category. Now a fictionalized movie about the bizarre […]

Philip Bermingham: The Power of Photography

May 17, 2021

Some of the people photographed by Philip Bermingham — Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip with George H. W. and Barbara Bush, for instance — are figures known the world over. […]

‘The Age of Acrimony: How Americans Fought to Fix Their Democracy, 1865-1915’


A DENSELY WRITTEN, FACT-PACKED ACCOUNT OF A PIVOTAL PERIOD IN U.S. HISTORY “The Age of Acrimony” is an apt title for the combustible years from 1865 to 1915, when, according […]

PERFORMING ARTS


CLASSICAL AND CHORAL MUSIC Streaming in Washington Performing Arts’ Home Delivery Plus series from June 4 to 10 will be a performance of Bach’s “The Art of Fugue” by German […]

DC Artswatch: NGA, NBM, NPG, Corcoran, ASC

May 13, 2021

Three D.C. museums add key people, GW names a new Corcoran School director and Ethan McSweeney leaves the American Shakespeare Center in Staunton, Virginia.

Weekly Arts Round Up, May 13, 2021


This weekend: a “makers market” at Dumbarton House and live jazz at Glover Park Grill. Starting May 21, you can visit Xiao Qi Ji, the National Zoo’s “Little Miracle,” in panda (so to speak).

Weekly Arts Round Up, May 6, 2021

May 6, 2021

As part of the Smithsonian’s phased re-emergence, the Renwick Gallery will reopen on May 14 with “Forces of Nature: Renwick Invitational 2020.”