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.
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.
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.
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.
Georgetown lost Joan Burgess Shorey on Feb. 20. Also among the recently departed are a number of singers, dancers, actors, writers and such.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Some options this weekend: tasting chocolate, cooking Indian food, learning about bridal etiquette and attending classical, jazz and choral concerts.