‘Widowish: A Memoir’

March 10, 2021

In this very personal narrative of joy, grief and recovery, author Melissa Gould struggles with the loss of her husband and the category it suddenly puts her in.

Weekly Arts Round Up, March 4, 2021

March 4, 2021

Open or soon to open: the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Glenstone (outdoors only) and the Phillips Collection, which will stream a performance of violin sonatas on Sunday.

Weekly Arts Round Up, February 25, 2021

February 25, 2021

Books to be discussed online by their authors: “French Like Moi” and “Michelle’s Garden: How the First Lady Planted the Seeds of Change.”

Georgetown’s Blues Alley: Another Pandemic Casualty?

February 18, 2021

If owner Harry Schnipper is unable to renegotiate the club’s lease with Snyder Properties in the coming months, the world-famous club might close for good.

Weekly Arts Round Up, February 18, 2021


On Friday afternoon, the Black Georgetown Community History Project will explore the family collection of sixth-generation Georgetowner Neville Waters online.

Weekly Arts Round Up, February 11, 2021

February 11, 2021

Lift a cup at a Galentine’s Day Tea or Russian Tea Time with Vera. Also, as the Lunar New Year begins, why not watch and discuss two videotaped ballets?

DC Artswatch: FONZ, Smithsonian, Bible Museum, Hal Holbrook


Due to COVID-related financial pressures, Friends of the National Zoo and the zoo announced their separation after more than 60 years.

Kitty Kelley Book Club: ‘Pride of Family’


A decades-old memoir by Carol Ione and the brand-new Frances “Frank” Rollin Fellowship for African American Biography celebrate Black women and Black writers.

Weekly Arts Round Up, February 4, 2021

February 4, 2021

Get into a February frame of mind with red works of art at Washington Printmakers Gallery and two streamed poetry programs.

Weekly Arts Round Up, January 28, 2021

January 28, 2021

Upcoming online concerts will feature piano études, classical guitar duets and works by living composers. Open for in-person visits: the International Spy Museum and Zenith Gallery.