Architect Hugh Newell Jacobsen Dies at 91 

March 4, 2021

Georgetowner Hugh Jacobsen practiced architecture for decades, with a career spanning several high-profile commissions from around the world. He passed away March 4 in Front Royal, Va., at the age […]

Weekly Arts Round Up, 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.

Tudor Place Garden Party Moves to September

March 3, 2021

Normally held in May, the Georgetown historic site’s gala has been scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 22, in accordance with health guidelines.

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.

Clarity: Culinary Tourism Close to Home in Vienna, Virginia

February 4, 2021

Chef-owner Jonathan Krinn has invited top-flight local chefs to join him in his kitchen to prepare their signature dishes from places like Trinidad, Laos, Burma and Peru.

Weekly Arts Round Up, February 4, 2021


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