The first African American secretary, Bunch is also the first former director of a Smithsonian museum to occupy the top spot since ornithologist Alexander Wetmore.
The final performance of the Puccini classic will be this Saturday, May 25, at 7 p.m. in the Kennedy Center Opera House.
For a considerable time, starting in 1951, Wouk and his wife Betty lived on the corner of Potomac and M Streets in a home that is part of Smith Row, dating to 1810.
Highlights of the summer season in theater, opera, music and dance, along with the harder-to-classify By The People and Capital Fringe Festivals.
Six D.C. art exhibitions worth a special trip this summer.
This year’s presentation of the Helen Hayes Awards, the 35th annual, took place on May 13 at the Anthem in the Wharf development.
The big band singer and movie star celebrated her 97th birthday only a few months earlier, still in good health, but reportedly succumbed to pneumonia.
Monica Jeffries Hazangeles spoke at Georgetown Media Group’s May 9 Cultural Leadership Breakfast, held at 1310 Kitchen & Bar by Jenn Crovato.
For the official May 12 opening, the museum will host a family festival with musicians from the NSO's Youth Fellowship Program, makeup artists, food trucks and a magician.
Strathmore President and CEO Monica Jeffries Hazangeles will speak at Georgetown Media Group's May 9 Cultural Leadership Breakfast at 1310 Kitchen & Bar. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.