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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.

The Never-Ending Fire and Fury

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’

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...

Dr. King’s Words, and Trump’s

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

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)

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!’

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

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?).