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‘The Music Man’ Fresh for Young, Old and Hip Alike

Let’s face it. The 1957 musical, “The Music Man,” by Meredith Willson is a chestnut — something of a war horse,  an Americana salute to a...

An Earful of Indonesian Inspiration

PostClassical Ensemble presented “Cultural Fusion: The Gamelan Experience” at Washington National Cathedral on Jan. 23.

Weekend Round Up February 7, 2019

Were you born in 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983 or 1995? Then the Year of the Pig is your year! The Chinatown parade is this Sunday.

Helen Hayes Nominees Announced

If you look at the data enmeshed in the announcement of the 2019 nominees, you get a pretty good sense of our local theater community — how it’s changed, its growth, its pulsating diversity and to some extent its uniqueness.

‘Twelve Angry Men’ at Ford’s

Directed by Sheldon Epps and running through Feb. 17, the production has added another layer to the proceedings. Six members of the cast are African American.

Last Chance: Gordon Parks at the National Gallery

“Gordon Parks: The New Tide, Early Works 1940-1950,” on view through Feb. 18, offers direct vantage into an era when the government sponsored art projects on a national scale.

Cross MacKenzie’s Last Picture Shows on Book Hill

Co-owners Rebecca Cross and her husband, photographer Maxwell MacKenzie, are relocating the gallery to their new home in Hillsboro, Virginia.

Russell Baker and Other Recent Losses

If Baker was one of the more prominent losses suffered by the rest of us this month, it was not as if death was taking a holiday. All kinds of people and some noted animals died.

Weekend Round Up January 31, 2019

This weekend at the Kennedy Center, American Ballet Theatre is in town to perform “Harlequinade.” Friday is International Gruit Day, Saturday is Groundhog Day and you know what Sunday is.

Tim Nelson’s Vision for the In Series

The just-ended production of “From U Street to the Cotton Club” at the Source Theatre marks the middle of the In Series’ first season...