Coronavirus Report: Vietnam

March 25, 2020

Living abroad, I read the news about coronavirus hysteria in the U.S. with a feeling of separation. Reports of toilet paper hoarding, fights over bread in supermarkets, withering medical supplies […]

PostClassical Charts ‘An Armenian Odyssey’

March 12, 2020

The 90-minute musical program, on March 4 at Washington National Cathedral, consisted of a single piece, a world-premiere commission by Armenian composer Vache Sharafyan.

National Geographic’s ‘Becoming Jane’

March 2, 2020

Famed primatologist Jane Goodall will be celebrated in D.C. with a series of public events in conjunction with the immersive museum exhibition.

Chinese Tenor to Star in Tchaikovsky Tribute

December 3, 2019

Accompanied by Russian Chamber Art Society founder and Artistic Director Vera Danchenko-Stern, Fanyong Du will sing 12 art-songs of the more than 100 Tchaikovsky wrote.

A Young Pianist Plays Chopin at Afghan Embassy

November 25, 2019

On Nov. 22, Elham Fanoos came as a bearer of gifts, not just musical, but the story of his own history, which has considerable weight and twists and turns.

Amazon Fires Spark Protest at Brazilian Embassy (photos)

August 27, 2019

The Aug. 26 protest was designed to put pressure on Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro to stop the fires and protect the Amazon and the indigenous peoples who have been displaced.

Rallying in D.C. for Democracy in Hong Kong (photos)

August 19, 2019

At one point, rally-goers spontaneouly broke out into a chorus of “Do You Hear the People Sing?” from the Broadway musical “Les Misérables.”

Cocktail of the Month: The Loki

July 25, 2019

A cocktail called the Loki, described as “Slovakian borovička in harmony with Slovakian Bentianna, local sheep cheese and orange,” caught our columnist’s eye in Bratislava.

A Journey into Tibetan Art in Richmond


The exhibition “Awaken: A Tibetan Buddhist Journey Toward Enlightenment” is on view through Aug. 18 at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

The Wimbledon Men’s Final: Jaw-Dropping Tennis

July 15, 2019

For those watching at the bar of Georgetown’s Martin’s Tavern around 2 p.m. on July 14, amid a friendly crowd, the cries of “Great shot!” were soon overtaken by a wave of wows and OMGs.