Georgetown’s Blues Alley: Another Pandemic Casualty?

February 18, 2021

If owner Harry Schnipper is unable to renegotiate the club’s lease with Snyder Properties in the coming months, the world-famous club might close for good.

Virtual Arts Round Up, June 4, 2020

June 4, 2020

Online arts offerings of note include kids’ activities at Glen Echo Park, the Hirshhorn Museum, the Phillips Collection and Strathmore.

The Soulful Smoothness of Nat King Cole

October 15, 2019

Nat King Cole would have been 100 years old March 17. He died from lung cancer on Feb. 15, 1965. He was born Nathaniel Adams Coles on March 17, 1919, […]

D.C. Festival Showcases Turkish Culture, Cuisine (photos)

October 2, 2019

This year’s theme was “Antioch: Mosaic of Cultures, Land of Tolerance.” The city of Antakya, known as Antioch in ancient times, has long been a place where Muslim, Jewish and Christian communities have peacefully coexisted.

Fall Arts Preview: The Reach – The Kennedy Center’s Expansion

September 11, 2019

When Deborah Rutter took up the reins as the new president of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, things sounded a little chaotic in the middle of […]

Coming Up: Gero’s Falstaff at the Folger

August 22, 2019

Ed Gero will be Sir John Falstaff, the bug-of-belly soldier, roustabout and kind of tutor to the young heir to the English throne, in “Henry IV, Part One” at Folger Theatre. The show runs from Sept. 9 to Oct. 13.

A Memorable Fourth in Our Nation’s Capital (photos)

July 6, 2019

Public festivities got underway at the National Archives with a ceremonial reading of the Declaration of Independence by our Founding Fathers (and Mothers).

Folklife Festival Showcases ‘The Social Power of Music’ (photos)

July 1, 2019

What might have been missing in size did not lack for scope and energy. For those diehard fans able to brave the bright sun and 90-degree temperatures, this year’s festival was still a musical feast.

Copperfield ‘Restores’ Star for New Citizens on Flag Day (photos)

June 17, 2019

Magician David Copperfield presented one of his patented illusions at a naturalization ceremony at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History on Flag Day, Friday, June 14.

Memorial Day Weekend: Honoring Those Who Served (photos)

May 29, 2019

Monday, May 27, marked Memorial Day, when all Americans paused to remember and honor the dedication and sacrifice of the men and women of the U.S. armed forces.