Celebrating Smiles to Mark International Haiku Poetry Day, April 17

April 15, 2021

To spark some creativity in a rough time, here at The Georgetowner we decided to write some haikus about smiles (and masks), with images by the Beauty Team.

Weekly Arts Round Up, April 15, 2021


Ford’s is presenting a radio play and GALA will reopen with a show about radio plays. This Saturday: a streamed performance by the Thalea String Quartet.

Alice Neel at the Met

April 13, 2021

Part chronological and part thematic, “Alice Neel: People Come First,” on view through Aug. 1, presents close to 100 works in Neel’s signature style.

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.

‘Glow’ Lights Up Georgetown Starting April 9

April 8, 2021

This year, there are two parts to “Glow.” The spring component will run through June 27 and the summer component from July 2 through Sept. 26.

Weekly Arts Round Up, April 8, 2021


Five works of light art will make their Georgetown debut tomorrow, when “Glow” opens to the public. Glen Echo Park’s Dentzel Carousel is 100, and the virtual celebration has begun.

Rose Park Hit With QAnon-Tweaking Easter Prank


An activist group’s version of the Easter bunny was busy the night before Easter Sunday hiding more than 3,000 eggs around D.C.

Texas Novelist and Georgetown Bookseller Larry McMurtry, 84

April 1, 2021

The author of “Horseman, Pass By” (reworked by Hollywood as “Hud”), “The Last Picture Show,” “Terms of Endearment” and “Lonesome Dove” died on March 25.

Weekly Arts Round Up, April 1, 2021


In person, you can feast your eyes at the Kreeger Museum and Hemphill Fine Arts. Now available for streaming: Broadway star Daniel J. Watts’s one-man show.

Artist, Stylist Robert Novel Dies


O Salon, the popular salon that has been part of the Georgetown neighborhood for decades, has lost one of its greats. Robert Novel, who was a partner at the salon […]