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Last Call: RSVP for This Thursday’s Cultural Leadership Breakfast

Howard Shalwitz, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company's cofounder and artistic director, will speak at Georgetown Media Group’s next Cultural Leadership Breakfast, Dec. 7 at the George Town Club.

A Chat With Maestro Noseda

Of the interplay between orchestral and opera conducting, he remarked: “As a performer, I feed myself with opera and I try to bring the vocal element — even in symphonic repertoire, where the singer is not there — to make the instruments sing.

Breakfast With Woolly Mammoth’s Howard Shalwitz

Among the last of the generation that founded D.C. companies in the late 1970s and 1980s, Shalwitz announced last June that he would retire at the end of the 2017-18 season.

DC Artswatch Dec. 6, 2017

Compiled by Richard Selden European Union Film Showcase The European Union Film Showcase, now in its 30th year, continues through Dec. 20 at the AFI Silver...

DCArtswatch Jan. 10, 2018

Compiled by Richard Selden WEST AFRICAN DANCE MLK KanKouran West African Dance Company, led by Artistic Director Assane Konte, presents its annual celebration of Martin Luther...

Bridge Street Books to Become Nonprofit

After its gregarious and affable owner Philip Levy died unexpectedly last October, many in Georgetown were concerned that the store they love might close.

Halcyon Hosts Arts Lab Open House

The former Fillmore School now houses studios for Halcyon’s artist fellows; a dance studio named for Septime Webre and the “one-room” Mysa School.

LAST CALL: Georgetown Night at ‘Hamlet’

Use the GEORGETOWNER55 code to order your tickets for the Thursday, March 1, performance of this attention-getting Shakespeare Theatre Company production, including a special pre-show reception.

Obama Portraits Unveiled at National Portrait Gallery

The Michelle Obama portrait will be up through November with other recent acquisitions; the Barack Obama portrait will be on permanent display in the America’s Presidents gallery.

Air and Space Curator Shares Revamp Plans

Chief Curator Peter L. Jakab, who spoke at this month's Cultural Leadership Breakfast, started out at the National Air and Space Museum seven years after the museum opened, during the nation’s bicentennial.