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‘Glow’ to Light Up Georgetown on Dec. 6

Running through Jan. 5, the light-art exhibition begins on Friday with the Grace Street Collective Holiday Party, offering s’mores, music and a pig roast from 4 to 8:30 p.m.

Weekend Round Up November 27, 2019

Need a spot for Thanksgiving dinner? Check out the Mansion on O. The day after, you can tuck into a Thanksgiving Leftover Sandwich at Brasserie Liberté.

Folger Director Shares Expansion Plans

To carry out a $50-million expansion, the Folger will close early next year for 18 months to two years, while continuing to offer programs in other venues.

A Young Pianist Plays Chopin at Afghan Embassy

On Nov. 22, Elham Fanoos came as a bearer of gifts, not just musical, but the story of his own history, which has considerable weight and twists and turns.

Weekend Round Up November 21, 2019

This weekend: John Leguizamo at the National, Sutton Foster at Wolf Trap and your last chance to catch “Shear Madness” in 2019.

Stars Align for the American Portrait Gala

The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery attracted more than 700 to its spectacular American Portrait Gala Nov. 17. The red carpet event shimmered with cultural...

Holiday Arts Preview: Visual Arts

Chiura Obata: American Modern Smithsonian American Art Museum Opens Nov. 27 Born in Okayama, Japan, Chiura Obata (1885–1975) immigrated to San Francisco in 1903. In 1942, when...

Nevelson Steals the Show at Theater J

Edward Albee’s “Occupant,” in which Susan Rome plays legendary sculptor Louise Nevelson, runs through Dec. 8 at Theater J.

In Ellington Show, Students Respond to Art With Art

“In My Shoes” is on view at the school, 3500 R St. NW, on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Dec. 14. A $20 donation is suggested.

Walking the Red Carpet at the American Portrait Gala (photos)

Guests were treated to a private viewing of the honorees’ portraits, which will remain on view in the museum’s “Recent Acquisitions” exhibition through Aug. 30, 2020.