At Carol Joynt’s Q&A Cafe: Rocker ‘Derek Smalls’
There were many insights into the making of the 1984 mock rock-umentary “This Is Spinal Tap,” directed by Rob Reiner, which recounted the North American comeback tour of the loudest band in England.
K St. Bikeway: ‘Pretty Great,’ If Confusing
The main problem so far is when cars (and a tourist bus or two) park in the bike lanes. Even police patrol cars can be seen sitting in a lane.
Andres Helps O’Connell Celebrate 40 Years
The Georgetowner takes this opportunity to heartily congratulate Patrick O’Connell on the 40th anniversary of the beloved Inn at Little Washington and welcome José Andrés to Georgetown.
African Art Museum Director Speaks in Georgetown
In his work, not only for museums but as a writer, lecturer and broadcaster, Augustus (Gus) Casely-Hayford has sought to overcome the centuries-long assault on and denigration of African culture.
Branca Shares Memories at Tudor Place
Designer Alessandra Branca spoke about her friend, the late Elizabeth Powell, and her own design philosophy at the May 24 Landmark Luncheon at the historic estate in Georgetown.
M St. Sidewalk Expansion on Hold
The Georgetown Business Improvement District’s sidewalk-widening project, which added six feet of sidewalk out from the curb on each side of the street last year, won’t return until late summer or early fall.
GU Commencement Speakers Announced
Among the eight speakers will be Luci Baines Johnson, at the School of Nursing ceremony, and António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, at the School of Foreign Service ceremony.
Garden Tour Offered Verdant Variety
Two of the gardens on the May 12 tour hadn’t been shown since the tour was first organized in 1928 by Edmonia Whitehead as a community fundraiser for one of the first integrated schools in Washington, D.C.
Christ Church Marks 200 Years
Hundreds of parishioners gathered at the Georgetown landmark for a special service commemorating the laying of the church cornerstone on May 12, 1818.
COS Hosts Leafy Pop-Up
Just in time for Mother’s Day, the pop-up — a collaboration with 14th Street florist Little Leaf — will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday and from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday.