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Weekend Round Up November 8, 2018

This weekend's musical options include Duke Ellington School vocal ensembles, John Lloyd Young, Chris Botti, the City Choir and Trio Karénine.

Holiday Arts Preview: Visual Arts

NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART Gordon Parks: The New Tide, Early Work 1940–1950 Through Feb. 18 Within just a decade, Gordon Parks (1912–2006) grew from a self-taught portrait photographer...

Dancers Brings NPG’s ‘Silhouettes’ to Life (photos)

Inspired by the exhibition "Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now," the dance company of Dana Tai Soon Burgess premiered a modern dance work called "Silhouettes" on Oct. 27 and 30.

‘Japan Modern’ Focuses on Prints, Photographs

In 1853, Commodore Matthew Perry steered his squadron of U.S. Navy battleships into Edo (Tokyo) Bay to pressure the Japanese government into opening ports...

Weekend Round Up October 18, 2018

Sunday is performance-packed, with appearances by the Handel and Haydn Society, the Cathedral Choral Society under Leonard Slatkin, "Sholom Aleichem" and Eve Ensler and Anne Lamott.

George Hemphill on Selling Art in D.C.

Hemphill Fine Arts has presented more than 200 shows, in the last 10 years broadening its offerings by focusing on the Washington Color School and mid-20th-century African American art.

Dawoud Bey’s “The Birmingham Project”

On Sunday morning, Sept. 15, 1963, members of the Ku Klux Klan planted dynamite with a time delay beneath the steps of the 16th...

This Saturday: Art All Night

Hundreds of artists who live and work in D.C. will invade Tenleytown and Dupont Circle streets and spaces on Saturday, Sept. 29, as part of Mayor Muriel Bowser Presents Art All Night: Made in DC.

Weekend Round Up September 27, 2018

This Saturday, you can have your animals blessed at the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land, then consume one species in particular (while supporting its conservation) at Oyster Wars.

Heidi Latsky Dance’s ‘On Display’ at the Portrait Gallery (photos)

The Sept. 23 event was the Washington, D.C., premiere of "On Display," initially conceived to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.