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NPG Choreographer-in-Residence to Speak

At the Dec. 6 Cultural Leadership Breakfast, Dana Tai Soon Burgess will talk about his creative process, his company's evolution and his collaborations with the National Portrait Gallery.

Kevin Puts on His Pulitzer-Winning Opera: ‘Silent Night’

In the opera, at the Kennedy Center from Nov. 10 to 25, the war-weary soldiers on the front declare an unofficial Christmas cease-fire to greet and mingle with their counterparts.  

DC Artswatch

WASHINGTON GUILD OF GOLDSMITHS SHOW The opening reception for the 19th biennial juried show of the Washington Guild of Goldsmiths will be held on Friday,...

Weekend Round Up November 8, 2018

This weekend's musical options include Duke Ellington School vocal ensembles, John Lloyd Young, Chris Botti, the City Choir and Trio Karénine.

Holiday Arts Preview: Visual Arts

NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART Gordon Parks: The New Tide, Early Work 1940–1950 Through Feb. 18 Within just a decade, Gordon Parks (1912–2006) grew from a self-taught portrait photographer...

LAST CHANCE: Thursday’s Breakfast With Revels Heads

Washington Revels Artistic Director Roberta Gasbarre and Executive Director Greg Lewis will speak at the George Town Club on Nov. 8. RSVP to richard@georgetowner.com.

‘Anastasia’ Is a Romanov Roller Coaster

This production, which runs through Nov. 25 in the Kennedy Center Opera House, is the musical very loosely based on the 1997 Disney animated cartoon.

Dancers Brings NPG’s ‘Silhouettes’ to Life (photos)

Inspired by the exhibition "Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now," the dance company of Dana Tai Soon Burgess premiered a modern dance work called "Silhouettes" on Oct. 27 and 30.

‘Japan Modern’ Focuses on Prints, Photographs

In 1853, Commodore Matthew Perry steered his squadron of U.S. Navy battleships into Edo (Tokyo) Bay to pressure the Japanese government into opening ports...

Weekend Round Up October 18, 2018

Sunday is performance-packed, with appearances by the Handel and Haydn Society, the Cathedral Choral Society under Leonard Slatkin, "Sholom Aleichem" and Eve Ensler and Anne Lamott.