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G.U. Professor on Leave After Hateful Tweet

In a tweet during the Brett Kavanaugh hearings, C. Christine Fair, an associate professor at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service, celebrated the imaginary deaths of Republican senators.

Happy Birthday to a Russian Poet

Presented by the Russian Chamber Art Society, Alexander Zhurbin's three-part work for mezzo-soprano, baritone and piano, “Tsvetaeva,” will have its American premiere on Oct. 12 at the Embassy of France,

Johnny Spero’s Reverie to Open Oct. 6

In an alley off 3210 Grace St. NW, next to Dog Tag Bakery, the 64-seat Reverie — with its spare, clean look, in line with Japanese and Nordic designs — should become the town's hot reservation.

Last Chance: RSVP for Breakfast With George Hemphill

At this Thursday's Cultural Leadership Breakfast, Hemphill will talk about how the business has changed since he opened his 14th Street art gallery a quarter-century ago, originally in Georgetown. 

Stormy Daniels, Unlikely Hero

For some, the evening was a sign of the changing times. For others, like our writer, it was a refreshing break from days of watching the Kavanaugh hearings.

The Power of a Well-Groomed Brow

Eyes may be the windows of the soul, but, let’s face it, eyebrows are the window dressing. Eyebrows also serve the function of filtering dust,...

Initiative 77 Pros, Cons Face D.C. Council

Today is the day! Monday, Sept 17, the proponents and opponents of Initiative #77 — the so-called Fair Wage Act — face off in...

Performance Arts Preview

By Gary Tischler and Richard Selden OPERA Verdi’s ever-popular “La traviata” — his musical tribute to the life and especially death of every courtesan that ever...

Jekyll Island: A Festival of the Senses

Southern Living’s Shrimp & Grits Festival, Sept. 14 to 16, is just another excuse to visit Jekyll Island, a historic piece of Georgia coastline — or, as a friend put it: “Nantucket on a budget.”

Georgetowner Was First Miss America

Margaret Gorman was crowned “Miss America” in 1921. She also snagged a less politically correct title, “The Most Beautiful Bathing Girl,” for her turn at the “Bather’s Revue.”