‘American Lady: The Life of Susan Mary Alsop’

Reviewed by Kitty Kelley For the “American aristocrat” who hobnobbed with Washington’s power elite for four decades, maintaining her place in society mattered most. The jacket...

Silva’s ‘Black Widow’ and ‘House of Spies’

Both books — all of Daniel Silva’s books (he has written 20) — are as up to the minute as the latest sound of a car bomb exploding somewhere in the world. 

Weekend Round Up 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 November 29, 2018

“Brewlights at Zoolights” is tonight and “Demystifying Amaro” is tomorrow. Come out for the Swedish Christmas Bazaar on Saturday and the National Menorah Lighting on Sunday.

The Freedom of Toni Morrison

When she learned of the much-honored novelist's death, our writer thought about all that Morrison meant to her as a writer and a black woman.

Weekend Round Up August 1, 2019: Let Them Eat Oysters!

More than 80 restaurants in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington, D.C. — including Martin’s Tavern and Tony and Joe’s — are supporting the Oyster Recovery Partnership this weekend.

Weekend Round Up June 21, 2018

Metropolitan Washington BBQ & Grilling Week ends Friday. Then, on Saturday and Sunday, four blocks of Pennsylvania Avenue will be smokin’ for the National Capital BBQ Battle.

Weekend Round Up February 8, 2018

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

‘Hamilton’ Popping Eyes, Ears, Minds in D.C.

Founding Father Alexander Hamilton — in the form of the Broadway smash “Hamilton" — has finally landed in Washington, D.C., ensconced until Sept. 16 in the Kennedy Center Opera House.

Dana Tai Soon Burgess Debut at Portrait Gallery (photos)

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.