During the first big weekend of the National Cherry Blossom Festival: the Pink Tie Party, a Georgetown cupcake tour and art and music inspired by “The Tale of Genji.”
Accompanied by pianist David George of Louisville, Anthony Kearns gave a rendition of “Danny Boy” that brought the March 3 audience to their feet.
The new south lawn at the historic Georgetown estate should be in place by the 27th annual Spring Garden Party on May 22.
The courtship of Faust and Marguerite is conducted at full breath and, in soprano Erin Wall’s case, a searing, gorgeous voice that says a lot about singing as acting.
In addition to paintings, drawings and prints, the American University Museum acquired 900 objects, from ancient terracottas to a nylon piece with “all kinds of herbs in it … full of bugs.”
Along with celebrating St. Patrick — and all things Irish — you can sketch orchids, tour Heurich House with the kids and wander the Travel & Adventure Show.
It’s taken 30 years to return this opera to Washington National Opera, but for those who longed for its arrival, it was probably worth the wait.
Our writer on the performing arts points to spring shows of special interest, covering opera, choral, classical, jazz, rock, pop and country, as well as theater.
Our writer on the visual arts highlights several of the most intriguing museum exhibitions on view this spring.
Prepare to be smitten, as Charles II was, by Nell Gwynn at the Folger. The show, with Alison Luff playing Nell, closes this weekend.