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The Oscar Nominations: A Mixed Bag

It’s an odd lot, this lot of 2019 nominations, given that the two films that tied for the most nominations (10) you may or may not have heard of.

Museums, the Shutdown and Ambreen Butt at NMWA

At the National Museum of Women in the Arts, “Ambreen Butt: Mark My Words,” on view through April 14, is an exhibition of startling relevance for this moment.

Weekend Round Up January 17, 2019

The #womenswave is coming this Saturday. Will you be marching? Musical celebrations of Martin Luther King Jr. will take place on Sunday in McLean and Manassas and on Monday at the Kennedy Center.

Lots of Variety at Washington Winter Show

Like other antiques shows (many of which have deemphasized the word “antiques”), the Washington Winter Show is no longer dominated by brown furniture and folk and fine art.

Last Chance: ‘Nordic Impressions’ at the Phillips

Closing Jan. 13, the exhibition features many works never before seen in the United States.

Weekend Round Up January 3, 2019

Georgetown's holiday-season exhibition of light art, "Glow," wraps up this Sunday, Jan. 6, with a lantern giveaway in Meigs Park.

Last Chance: ‘Berthe Morisot: Woman Impressionist’

The first American exhibition devoted to Morisot in more than 30 years, the show, at Philadelphia's Barnes Foundation, closes Jan. 14.

2 Originals: Nancy Wilson and Penny Marshall

Wilson and Marshall, both of whom died earlier this month, added a part of their unique selves, brought their special, transformative gifts to the arenas where their light shined: music and movies, respectively.

Georgetowner Victoria Sant, 1939-2018

While the charitable contributions were considerable, with the Sants it was more a case of philanthropy with an interest and a purpose, and Victoria Sant's role was one of direct engagement and participation.       

Burleith House Decorating Contest Adds ‘People’s Choice’

Burleith Citizens Association members can email burleithevents@gmail.com to tell the judges which decorated home they love best.