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Stunning New Cleveland Park Library Opens

The construction of the modernistic building at the corner of Malcolm Street and Connecticut Avenue had been observed by neighbors and Connecticut Avenue drivers and joggers for almost two years.

Weekend Round Up June 7, 2018

The DC Jazz Festival starts Friday, which happens to be the birthday of Frank Lloyd Wright. Saturday is all-pride, all-the-time; the parade steps off at 22nd and P Streets at 4:30 p.m.

‘Robin: The Definitive Biography of Robin Williams’ His Star Shines, This Biography Less So

Reviewed by Kitty Kelley Shakespeare set the gold standard for honoring a beloved comedian no longer alive. In Act 5 of “Hamlet,” when the Prince...

Weekend Round Up May 31, 2018

June's about to bust out with festivals, including the Dupont Kalorama Museum Walk, Jazz ’n Families Fun Days at the Phillips Collection and DanceAfrica’s closing performances at Dance Place.

Remembering WWI on Memorial Day

Dubbed the Great War or — hopefully but naively — the “War to End All Wars,” World War I changed America, as it had everything and everybody else.

Weekend Round Up May 24, 2018

Memorial Day weekend observances include the annual concert on the Capitol’s West Lawn on Sunday and the Arlington National Cemetery wreath-laying, followed by the Memorial Day parade down Constitution Avenue, on Monday.

Death of a New Journalist

"Bonfire of the Vanities" author Tom Wolfe, who died May 14 at age 88, changed the way we looked at writers, as we saw how they saw the world.  

‘The Watergate: Inside America’s Most Infamous Address’ A fact-filled (if less-than-scintillating) primer on D.C.’s...

Reviewed by Kitty Kelley Hotels can intrigue, even captivate. In the pantheon of places, nothing tantalizes so much as a good story situated in a...

‘Jackie, Janet and Lee’

Reviewed by Kitty Kelley Nothing sells like books on sex, diets and the Kennedys. If you wrote “How JFK made love to Marilyn Monroe on...

Folger Celebrates Shakespeare’s Birthday with Open House (photos)

William Shakespeare is arguably the worlds most famous playwright, and deserves to have his birthday celebrated accordingly. Hundreds came to celebrate the 454th anniversary of...