A Welcome Testimony in ‘Riot Days’

January 17, 2018

When a group of women performed its startling “punk prayer” in Moscow’s Cathedral of Christ the Savior on Feb. 21, 2012, it made international headlines. While the story was newsworthy, […]

Dr. King’s Words, and Trump’s

January 16, 2018

In the end, the celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday became a day when the president was questioned about his stand on race.

Bridge Street Books to Become Nonprofit


After its gregarious and affable owner Philip Levy died unexpectedly last October, many in Georgetown were concerned that the store they love might close.

They Left Us, With Memories, in 2017

December 28, 2017

Here for one more time are some of those who one way or another have finagled their time on earth into the memories of those who cherish (or, in one case or two, deplore) them.

Dana Tai Soon Burgess Debut at Portrait Gallery (photos)

December 21, 2017

A new work of contemporary dance based on the National Portrait Gallery’s “One Life: Sylvia Plath” exhibition had its premiere in the museum’s Kogod Courtyard on Dec. 7 and Dec. 10.

Carol Schwartz’s ‘Quite a Life!’

December 11, 2017

If there are people that don’t know Schwartz, that omission has been taken care of with the coming of her book “Quite a Life! From Defeat to Defeat … and Back.”

Glass-Encased West End Library Opens


The 21,000-square-foot library is the first in D.C. to be entirely planned, funded and constructed as a public-private partnership, according to Deputy Mayor Brian Kenner.

Brazile Puts It All on the Table

November 24, 2017

Brazile’s just released book is titled “Hacks: The Inside Story of the Break-ins and Breakdowns That Put Donald Trump in the White House.” It’s a double entendre (get it?).

Election-Year 2016, One Year Later

November 13, 2017

Katy Tur’s book, “Unbelievable,” is an account of her almost two years on the hectic, sleepless, heady and sometimes dangerous day-to-day campaign trail covering Trump, the first national network reporter to do so.

Weekend Round Up November 9, 2017

November 9, 2017

On Veterans Day weekend: a book signing at the National Archives, a salute to the military at the Kennedy Center and a hike from Fletcher’s Cove to raise funds for Warrior Expeditions.