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DC Artswatch: 6 New Leaders

The announcements of new D.C. arts leaders have been coming fast and furious. Here are six of the latest. SHAKESPEARE THEATRE On Aug. 1, 2019, following...

Weekend Round Up September 13, 2018

During this weekend of countries and cultures, you can drape kilts at Dumbarton House, do tai chi in Chinatown Park and, on Sunday, take in a Central American fiesta and an Egyptian accordion concert.

Fall Arts Preview: Visual Arts

ARTECHOUSE New Nature Oct. 12 to Jan. 13 A first-of-its-kind digital art space, Artechouse, 1238 Maryland Ave. SW, opened in June of 2017. “New Nature” — the...

Burt Reynolds: An American Original

The many faces of Reynolds, who died on Sept. 6 at 82, somehow meld into one: the rugged cop, the rugged private eye, the rugged cowboy, the rugged good ol' boy.

Weekend Round Up September 6, 2018

This year’s DC Shorts Film Festival runs tonight through Sept. 16, with an opening weekend party on Saturday. Also this Saturday: the Book Hill Gallery Walk.

Neil Simon’s Gift to Us

Hearing of the Broadway playwright's death, on Aug. 26, our writer remembered laughter of all sorts: the guffaw, the broad burst of noise, the laughter that sounds like a soundtrack, even the silent laughter.

Artifacts Hint at Halcyon House’s Past

On Aug. 21, at the Georgetown Public Library, Jennifer Porter-Lupu, a doctoral student in anthropology at Northwestern University, presented a portion of what she had uncovered.

202Creates Becomes a Year-Round ‘Movement’

Opening night of the third annual 202Creates will kick off at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 29, at City Winery, 1350 Okie St. NE, a concert venue and urban winery in Ivy City.
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Portrait Gallery Displays Bernstein Photo on 100th Birthday (video)

The photograph, a promised gift to the museum from Daniel Greenberg and Susan Steinhauser, is on view in the Gallery's “Celebrate” space on the first floor, near the G Street entrance, through Sept. 23.

Silhouettes at the Portrait Gallery

In one wide corridor and four side galleries, the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery has installed “Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now,” a thought-provoking — one might even say devious — exhibition that is almost entirely colorless.