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Appreciating D.C.’s Jazz History

On April 17, at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, the Citizens Association of Georgetown hosts Georgetown University professor Maurice Jackson conversing with local jazz greats.

37 Years and 121 Artists – Smithsonian Craft Show

Each spring, some 8,000 visitors from across the country flock to the National Building Museum for the Smithsonian Craft Show, one of the most...

Weekend Round Up April 4, 2019

“Petalpalooza” puts a cherry on top with Saturday-night fireworks on the Southwest waterfront. Also that night, the American University Museum opens its spring exhibitions.

New GU Gallery Features Work by Glenn Ligon

On Monday, April 1, the Maria & Alberto de la Cruz Gallery will host a free public conversation between artist Glenn Ligon and Steven Nelson, art history professor and director of the African Studies Center at UCLA.

Trivets Are Hot Collectibles

Picture a romantic, snowy evening: fireside, burning logs, shining brass firedogs and a hot iron trivet on the hearth. But, you may ask, what,...

Zilia Sánchez at the Phillips

Major art museums throughout the country seem increasingly engaged in producing a new breed of exhibitions — shows that introduce audiences to modern and...

In Series Sets ‘La Paloma’ on Mexican Border

Unlike the original one-act operetta of 1894, “La Paloma at the Wall” takes place at the slatted wall at Friendship Park/Parque de la Amistad on the border and in a beachfront Tijuana bar.

Weekend Round Up March 21, 2019

During the first big weekend of the National Cherry Blossom Festival: the Pink Tie Party, a Georgetown cupcake tour and art and music inspired by “The Tale of Genji.”

Irish Tenor Fills Perry Belmont House With Song

Accompanied by pianist David George of Louisville, Anthony Kearns gave a rendition of “Danny Boy” that brought the March 3 audience to their feet. 

Tudor Place Lawn Torn Up for Cistern Project

The new south lawn at the historic Georgetown estate should be in place by the 27th annual Spring Garden Party on May 22.