‘Widowish: A Memoir’

March 10, 2021

In this very personal narrative of joy, grief and recovery, author Melissa Gould struggles with the loss of her husband and the category it suddenly puts her in.

Weekly Arts Round Up, February 25, 2021

February 25, 2021

Books to be discussed online by their authors: “French Like Moi” and “Michelle’s Garden: How the First Lady Planted the Seeds of Change.”

Weekly Arts Round Up, February 18, 2021

February 18, 2021

On Friday afternoon, the Black Georgetown Community History Project will explore the family collection of sixth-generation Georgetowner Neville Waters online.

Kitty Kelley Book Club: ‘Pride of Family’

February 11, 2021

A decades-old memoir by Carol Ione and the brand-new Frances “Frank” Rollin Fellowship for African American Biography celebrate Black women and Black writers.

Weekly Arts Round Up, February 4, 2021

February 4, 2021

Get into a February frame of mind with red works of art at Washington Printmakers Gallery and two streamed poetry programs.

Kitty Kelley Book Club: ‘Henry Adams in Washington’

January 14, 2021

Though fact-filled, this biography by George Washington University professor of English Ormond Seavey does strangely little to reveal the private man behind the public persona.

Weekly Arts Round Up, January 14, 2021


The Phillips Collection will present an online wire workshop and the Smithsonian American Art Museum will host a virtual conversation on Chicanx graphic arts and activism.

Kitty Kelley Book Club: David Rubenstein’s ‘How to Lead’

January 4, 2021

The Carlyle Group co-founder is capitalizing on his television show by publishing some of his interviews. This volume features 15 men and 15 women he deems as exemplifying leadership.

Weekend Arts Round Up, December 10, 2020

December 10, 2020

Politics and Prose will host an online talk about the late, legendary Hoyas coach John Thompson’s new autobiography. Also book-related: Planet Word is calling all crossword lovers!

Weekly Arts Round Up, November 26, 2020

November 26, 2020

Holiday programs are soon to begin at Tudor Place and Dumbarton House. In the meantime, there is streaming aplenty — including a pressed-plant demo.