Weekend Round Up March 8, 2018

The 48th annual St. Patrick’s Parade of Washington, D.C., is this Sunday. Get your Gaelic on the night before at a concert by the Irish Tenors at the National.

A Very Different Hollywood?

All the pre-publicity, stories, predictions and gossip leading up to the March 4 event seemed full of not a little anxiety about how the #MeToo and #TimesUp movement would affect the proceedings.

Dr. Ruth Unpacks at Theater J

Always onstage, answering her 1990s-era cell phone, opening and climbing on boxes, breaking into dance, Naomi Jacobson, portraying the 4-foot-7 dynamo, has a lot to do.

Weekend Round Up March 1, 2018

Dorrance Dance is at Strathmore and Bowen McCauley Dance is at the Kennedy Center. Also this weekend: a showcase of Oscar-nominated short films at the National Archives.

Recent Passings of Note

Georgetown lost Joan Burgess Shorey on Feb. 20. Also among the recently departed are a number of singers, dancers, actors, writers and such.

Weekend Round Up February 22, 2018

The Atlas Intersections Festival starts intersecting tonight on H Street NE. This weekend only: the Progressive International Motorcycle Show at the Washington Convention Center and the American Craft Show at the Baltimore Convention Center.

LAST CALL: Georgetown Night at ‘Hamlet’

Use the GEORGETOWNER55 code to order your tickets for the Thursday, March 1, performance of this attention-getting Shakespeare Theatre Company production, including a special pre-show reception.

2 Powerful Operas: ‘Maria di Rohan’ and ‘Don Carlo’

Washington Concert Opera presents Donizetti's "Maria di Rohan" on Feb. 18; Washington National Opera follows with Verdi's "Don Carlo" from March 3 to 17.

Bruni Brought ‘French Touch’ to the Birchmere

The former first lady of France's sold-out show in Alexandria, Virginia, promoting her second album in English, was Carla Bruni's first American engagement since 2014.

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.