Notre Dame, Paris’s Beacon, in Dire Jeopardy

April 18, 2019

Notre Dame is more than a church, of kings and bishops and Christians and martyrs, it is a kind of lifeform of humanity built with stone and wood, that aspires to flight even now.

Welcoming the Year of the Pig

February 20, 2019

On Feb. 7, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross was among those at the Chinese Embassy to welcome the Year of the Pig at a special gathering in partnership with Meridian International, […]

‘Pink Ranchos’ at the Art Museum of the Americas

February 19, 2019

The exhibition, at the Art Museum of the Americas through May 19, invites audiences to experience Columbian American artist Carolina Mayorga’s interpretations and musings on the slums and their occupants.

Celebrating the Year of the Pig in Chinatown (photos)

February 11, 2019

The Feb. 10 parade, which featured traditional lion and dragon dances, firecrackers, beauty pageant winners and community groups, was organized by the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association.

An Earful of Indonesian Inspiration

February 8, 2019

PostClassical Ensemble presented “Cultural Fusion: The Gamelan Experience” at Washington National Cathedral on Jan. 23.

Venezuelan Embassy in Limbo

February 6, 2019

The seeming deserted building posted signs that read “no Consular Service until further notice” and a note to postal workers and delivery services asks them to ring the door bell and wait for a response.

Museums, the Shutdown and Ambreen Butt at NMWA

January 22, 2019

At the National Museum of Women in the Arts, “Ambreen Butt: Mark My Words,” on view through April 14, is an exhibition of startling relevance for this moment.

Last Chance: ‘Nordic Impressions’ at the Phillips

January 8, 2019

Closing Jan. 13, the exhibition features many works never before seen in the United States.

Nobel Laureates Feted at House of Sweden

December 10, 2018

Four Nobel laureates attended a Nov. 13 celebration at House of Sweden: Paul Romer (Economics), George P. Smith (Chemistry), Frances Arnold (Chemistry) and James Allison (Physiology or Medicine).

Azerbaijan’s Diplomatic Couple in Georgetown

September 26, 2018

More than six years and counting. That’s how long Ambassador Elin Suleymanov and his striking wife, Lala Abdurahimova, have resided in Georgetown while representing their country, the Republic of Azerbaijan. […]