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Stars Perform at the National Memorial Day Concert in Washington, D.C. (photos)

Gary Sinise and Joe Mantegna returned to co-host the 29th Annual PBS's National Memorial Day Concert in Washington D.C., on May 27, the 150th...

Curtain Falls on Suzanne Farrell Ballet

Farrell, 72, will continue to teach her summer intensive program for dancers aged 14 to 18 at the center and is expected to oversee classes in the dance studios currently under construction.

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

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.

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

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.

Richard Thomas Is Here for ‘The Humans’

In the midst of the second leg of its national tour, Stephen Karam’s Tony Award-winning play is at the Kennedy Center’s Eisenhower Theater through Jan. 29.

A ‘Crucible’ Raw to the Ear, Eye and Heart

The new production at Olney Theatre Center, running through May 20, remains resolutely in its time, emitting not so much a need for comparison to our present political battles as a gut-punch echo of our own frailties and easy cynicism.   

Julie Kent Takes Center Stage

By Gary Tischler. Photography by Tony Powell. With Thanksgiving come and gone, it is now officially the season of the holidays, most visibly Christmas. The season...

The Soulful Smoothness of Nat King Cole

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...

Moore’s ‘Fahrenheit 11/9’ Is a Call to Action (photos)

Michael Moore made an appearance at the D.C. premiere of his documentary, "Fahrenheit 11/9," on Sept. 17. The two-hour film is about the 2016 election and the subsequent presidency of Donald Trump.

3 Sopranos, 3 Paths to Violetta of ‘La Traviata’

Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi’s 1853 classic opera “La Traviata” goes way back in time. It’s one of the great operas in the repertoire, showing...