Scena Returns to ‘Beckett Trio’

March 22, 2018

Nanna Ingvarsson stars in Robert McNamara’s production of three short plays by Samuel Beckett — “Footfalls,” “Not I” and the wrenching “Rockaby” — at the Atlas Performing Arts Center through April 8.

Kitty Kelley’s Book Club — ‘Avedon: Something Personal’

March 21, 2018

Reviewed by Kitty Kelley The only thing missing from this account of the iconic photographer’s life is the photos themselves. If you’re into pop culture, you’ll inhale “Avedon: Something Personal” […]

Stephen Hawking: A Disembodied Traveler

March 15, 2018

The renowned physicist, whose mind lived in the universe, succumbed March 14 to his long-time nemesis.

Weekend Round Up March 8, 2018

March 8, 2018

The 48th annual St. Patrick’s Parade of Washington, D.C., is this Sunday. Get your Gaelic on the night before at a concert by the Irish Tenors at the National.

Weekend Round Up February 22, 2018

February 22, 2018

The Atlas Intersections Festival starts intersecting tonight on H Street NE. This weekend only: the Progressive International Motorcycle Show at the Washington Convention Center and the American Craft Show at the Baltimore Convention Center.

Weekend Round Up February 8, 2018

February 8, 2018

Some options this weekend: tasting chocolate, cooking Indian food, learning about bridal etiquette and attending classical, jazz and choral concerts.

The Never-Ending Fire and Fury

January 18, 2018

In a way, the disappearance of “Fire and Fury” from the headlines, or at least its cooling down, makes the main point of Michael Wolff’s book itself. 

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.