Founder Shares Her Capital Fringe Philosophy 

June 21, 2022

When Julianne Brienza was 7, she visited Washington, D.C., with her family. Bored by the monuments, she was mesmerized by a puppet show at the National Zoo.   Some things never […]

U.S. Navy Band’s Concerts on the Avenue Return to D.C. with a Flourish (photos)

June 17, 2022

To the delight of its many fans, the United States Navy Band has resumed a full summer schedule for its popular “Concerts on the Avenue” series at the U.S. Navy […]

Weekend Round Up, June 16–20

June 16, 2022

Happy Father’s Day and Juneteenth weekend! There are lots of things to do, including a performance by The American Pops Orchestra tonight, the singer Pharrell bringing all his friends to […]

Artswatch: Smith to Leave Arena Stage, BTS at White House

June 13, 2022

This month’s ArtsWatch features major news from Arena Stage, award winners, dance promotions, and K-pop group BTS.    After 25 Years, Artistic Director Molly Smith to Exit Arena Stage  Artistic Director […]

Toni Morrison’s ‘Desdemona’ With a Nina Simone Score 

June 9, 2022

Under Artistic Director Timothy Nelson, In Series is marking its 40th anniversary year with “a season of resurgence, of defiant hope, of obstinate creativity, of radical love.”  Ambitiously and imaginatively […]

Chamber Dance Project’s World Premiere of ‘Gatsby’


The Chamber Dance Project’s June 2022 season will premiere one week from today, on Thursday June 16, at 7:30 p.m. at the Greenberg Theatre. The production, called “Grace, Grandeur & […]

Memorial Day Weekend Roundup, May 26 – May 30

May 26, 2022

This Monday, Memorial Day is a federal holiday in which we dedicate ourselves to honoring U.S. military personnel who died in service to our country. Many meaningful activities are available […]

‘El Muro/The Wall’ Dance at National Portrait Gallery (photos)

May 21, 2022

On three successive evenings in mid-May, the Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company (DTSBDC) premiered the latest in collaboration with the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C. ‘El Muro’ […]

Cultural Leadership Breakfast: Capital Fringe’s Julianne Brienza, June 16 

May 19, 2022

On Thursday, June 16, just five days before Capital Fringe Festival tickets go on sale, Founding Director Julianne Brienza will speak as part of The Georgetowner’s Cultural Leadership Breakfast Series, […]

Weekend Round Up, May 12 – 15

May 12, 2022

With the unofficial start of summer nearly upon us, there are so many exciting options this weekend. Enjoy parades, art exhibit openings, book and film festivals and so much more. […]