Weekend Round Up: July 15 – 18

July 15, 2021

The dog days of summer have officially set in. Beat the heat with a hard seltzer festival at Rock Creek Park Golf Course or picnic at Mount Vernon. Georgetown GLOW […]

An Abundance of Outdoor Performances to Enjoy


For the Family   Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts   1551 Trap Rd.   Vienna, VA 22182   703-255-1800   Wolf Trap is back and better than ever this year. The next month […]

The Barbizon: The Hotel That Set Women Free

July 14, 2021

THIS OTHERWISE INFORMATIVE HISTORY IS HAMSTRUNG BY ITS FIXATION ON SYLVIA PLATH’S NOTORIOUS SUICIDE Back in the day (circa 1930 – 1960), small-town girls with big-city dreams headed for New […]

An Abundance of Outdoor Performances to Enjoy


Live music is back and better than ever. If you’re itching to get out and about but aren’t too keen on indoor venues just yet, there are plenty of options […]

Weekend Round Up: June 24-27

June 24, 2021

This weekend, we’re excited for the virtual Smithsonian Folklife Festival. An online poetry reading from one of DC Public Library’s own and the Hong Kong Film Festival at the National […]

‘Robert E. Lee and Me: A Southerner’s Reckoning with the Myth of the Lost Cause’

June 21, 2021

WITH SEARING HONESTY, A RETIRED SOLDIER/PROFESSOR COMES TO TERMS WITH HIS LIFELONG WORSHIP OF A TRAITOR Early in the Civil War, the Union Army seized “Arlington” — Robert E. Lee’s […]

The Washington Ballet Kicks Off 45th Season   

June 16, 2021

Dry clean those dresses and suits, gowns and tuxedos — the D.C. social scene is back! The Washington Ballet kicked off its 45th season post-Covid with its annual gala on […]

Dori Desautel Broudy: Works Designed to Elicit a Smile

June 3, 2021

Sponsored Post   Dori Desautel Broudy first began simultaneously drawing and narrating stories as a little girl. She often created stories about activities she participated in like dance, soccer and […]

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


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 […]