The exhibition “Good as Gold: Fashioning Senegalese Women,” showcasing jewelry created by master goldsmiths in Senegal in the early and mid-20th century, opened on Oct. 24 at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art.
In the opera, at the Kennedy Center from Nov. 10 to 25, the war-weary soldiers on the front declare an unofficial Christmas cease-fire to greet and mingle with their counterparts.
WASHINGTON GUILD OF GOLDSMITHS SHOW The opening reception for the 19th biennial juried show of the Washington Guild of Goldsmiths will be held on Friday,...
This weekend's musical options include Duke Ellington School vocal ensembles, John Lloyd Young, Chris Botti, the City Choir and Trio Karénine.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART Gordon Parks: The New Tide, Early Work 1940–1950 Through Feb. 18 Within just a decade, Gordon Parks (1912–2006) grew from a self-taught portrait photographer...
Washington Revels Artistic Director Roberta Gasbarre and Executive Director Greg Lewis will speak at the George Town Club on Nov. 8. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This production, which runs through Nov. 25 in the Kennedy Center Opera House, is the musical very loosely based on the 1997 Disney animated cartoon.
Inspired by the exhibition "Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now," the dance company of Dana Tai Soon Burgess premiered a modern dance work called "Silhouettes" on Oct. 27 and 30.
In 1853, Commodore Matthew Perry steered his squadron of U.S. Navy battleships into Edo (Tokyo) Bay to pressure the Japanese government into opening ports...
Sunday is performance-packed, with appearances by the Handel and Haydn Society, the Cathedral Choral Society under Leonard Slatkin, "Sholom Aleichem" and Eve Ensler and Anne Lamott.