D.C. Petal Procession Features Cherry Blossom-Themed Cars (photos)

April 12, 2021

On April 10, a mini parade of painted vehicles passed in front of the National Archives building on its way to visit all eight wards of Washington, D.C.

DC Artswatch: FONZ, Smithsonian, Bible Museum, Hal Holbrook

February 11, 2021

Due to COVID-related financial pressures, Friends of the National Zoo and the zoo announced their separation after more than 60 years.

Clarity: Culinary Tourism Close to Home in Vienna, Virginia

February 4, 2021

Chef-owner Jonathan Krinn has invited top-flight local chefs to join him in his kitchen to prepare their signature dishes from places like Trinidad, Laos, Burma and Peru.

DC Artswatch: MLK Day, Inauguration, Notre-Dame, Presidents’ Day, Year of the Ox

January 12, 2021

With the inauguration on the minds of many, the White House Historical Association will present two free online programs about past inaugurations on Jan. 19, the day before.

DC Artswatch: NBM, Mosaic, Ken Cen, Studio Conservatory, Hirshhorn

December 10, 2020

The National Building Museum, housed in the mammoth 1887 Pension Building at 401 F St. NW, is celebrating its 40th anniversary this week with a number of free online programs.

DC Artswatch: GALA, NMAAHC, Stable, NGA

October 22, 2020

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. 

Visual Arts Preview: Social Distancing Edition

September 17, 2020

This will be a limited and bittersweet season for the arts, but after six months of pure bitterness, this writer will happily take what he can get. The fall arts […]

DC Artswatch

September 15, 2020

This month’s DC Artswatch column includes items about the Helen Hayes Awards, Twins Jazz, Planet Word and Shakespeare Theatre Company.

DC Artswatch — COVID Edition

April 8, 2020

With a surge in COVID-19 cases looming, the District Council is expected to vote to extend D.C.’s state of emergency — declared on a parade-less St. Patrick’s — by 45 […]

DCArtswatch

February 12, 2020

ATLAS INTERSECTIONS FESTIVAL The 11th annual Intersections Festival, which “presents work that impacts our society, culture, and world,” will run from Feb. 19 to March 1 at the Atlas Performing […]