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Weekend Round Up November 21, 2019

This weekend: John Leguizamo at the National, Sutton Foster at Wolf Trap and your last chance to catch “Shear Madness” in 2019.

Stars Align for the American Portrait Gala

The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery attracted more than 700 to its spectacular American Portrait Gala Nov. 17. The red carpet event shimmered with cultural...

Holiday Arts Preview: Visual Arts

Chiura Obata: American Modern Smithsonian American Art Museum Opens Nov. 27 Born in Okayama, Japan, Chiura Obata (1885–1975) immigrated to San Francisco in 1903. In 1942, when...

Nevelson Steals the Show at Theater J

Edward Albee’s “Occupant,” in which Susan Rome plays legendary sculptor Louise Nevelson, runs through Dec. 8 at Theater J.

In Ellington Show, Students Respond to Art With Art

“In My Shoes” is on view at the school, 3500 R St. NW, on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Dec. 14. A $20 donation is suggested.

Weekend Round Up November 14, 2019

Musicians coming to town this weekend include Silkroad, Yonder Mountain String Band and cellist Carter Brey. On Saturday, you can sweat at Union Market then swing-dance at the Torpedo Factory.

Weekend Round Up November 7, 2019

Georgetown’s Fall Days of Design are underway in Cady’s Alley, with a cocktail crawl tonight from 5 to 8 p.m. Also tonight: legendary jazz critic Dan Morgenstern, 90, will speak at the Library of Congress.

‘Bonnard to Vuillard’ at the Phillips

On view through Jan. 26, the exhibition explores the tail end of Post-Impressionism through the Nabis, a group of painters that constituted the last great movement of this era.

Portrait Gallery Competition on View

More than 2,600 entries from 14 states, D.C. and Puerto Rico were received for the Outwin Boochever competition. Artists were encouraged to submit works dealing with themes of socio-political relevance.

Weekend Round Up October 31, 2019

Halloween events will take place starting tonight at venues including Heurich House, the Graham, Decades, Congressional Cemetery, the French Embassy and the National Portrait Gallery.