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Bunch Named 14th Smithsonian Secretary

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.

LAST CHANCE: Washington National Opera’s ‘Tosca’

The final performance of the Puccini classic will be this Saturday, May 25, at 7 p.m. in the Kennedy Center Opera House.

Herman Wouk: Writer With a Big W

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.

Summer Arts Preview: Performance

Highlights of the summer season in theater, opera, music and dance, along with the harder-to-classify By The People and Capital Fringe Festivals.

Summer Arts Preview: Visual Arts

Six D.C. art exhibitions worth a special trip this summer.

Helen Hayes Awards: A Portrait of D.C.’s Theater Community

This year’s presentation of the Helen Hayes Awards, the 35th annual, took place on May 13 at the Anthem in the Wharf development.          

America Loses Its Sweetheart, Doris Day

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.  

Strathmore’s New CEO in the Spotlight

Monica Jeffries Hazangeles spoke at Georgetown Media Group’s May 9 Cultural Leadership Breakfast, held at 1310 Kitchen & Bar by Jenn Crovato.

This Sunday: Spy Museum’s Grand Opening in L’Enfant Plaza

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.

LAST CHANCE: Strathmore CEO to Speak This Thursday

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 richard@georgetowner.com.