Memorial to COVID-19 Deaths: White Flags of Innocence, Not Surrender

Artist Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg of Bethesda changes the numerals on the sign regularly. Ruppert Landscape donated its skills to get the Armory Parade Ground installation started.

Weekly Arts Round Up, October 29, 2020

On Halloween night, the Choral Arts Society and Dumbarton Oaks will stream music performances. Head to Martin’s Tavern on Tuesday for an election-night watch party.

Dumbarton House’s Daly to Lead Stratford Hall

Karen L. Daly, executive director of Georgetown’s Dumbarton House for the past 12 years, has been named president of Stratford Hall in Virginia, home to four generations of Lees.

DC Artswatch: GALA, NMAAHC, Stable, NGA

A theater welcomes an in-person audience, a history museum names a new director, the founders of a studio community step down and a major art exhibition is postponed. 

Weekly Arts Round Up, October 22, 2020

Opening soon: a new Addison/Ripley show and half the main floor of the National Gallery’s West Building. Next Thursday, go on a high-def encounter with the Barnes Foundation Matisses.

Chamber Dance to Hold Open Rehearsal, Oct. 21

Grace-Anne Powers and Austin Powers will rehearse a duet, part of a larger work by Christian Denice that will be presented by Chamber Dance Project later this season.

Weekly Arts Round Up, October 15, 2020

The 2020 Smithsonian Food History Weekend and a panel tomorrow on the legacy of John Lewis will take place online. In person, you can visit the Kreeger Museum and, soon, Planet Word.

Does Bob Woodward Ever Get Angry?

Temperament and stamina have been Woodward’s journalistic and authorial superpowers since the Pulitzer Prize-winning reporting he and Carl Bernstein did starting in 1972.

Dana Tai Soon Burgess: Dancing in the Time of COVID (photos)

The Oct. 9 performance by the Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company, outdoors at the Arts Club of Washington, was noteworthy for being danced in front of a live audience.

Weekly Arts Round Up, October 8, 2020

“Girlhood (It’s Complicated)” opens tomorrow at the National Museum of American History and tickets for the Phillips Collection’s reopening weekend go on sale on Monday.