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Weekend Round Up May 10, 2018

This Saturday, May 12, the day before Mother's Day, the 90th Georgetown Garden Tour will feature eight exquisite gardens with varying styles, scale and intriguing histories.

Embassies Open Doors for Passport DC

This year, 50 embassies participated in the May 5 “Around the World Embassy Tour” with open houses, exhibits, food and entertainment. 

Bernstein’s ‘Candide’ Is a Glorious Mess

The genre-defying show — at turns defined as an American opera, an operetta and a musical — is now, as part of the Bernstein centennial, in the Kennedy Center Opera House through May 26.

Choral Arts Artistic Director Speaks in Georgetown

At Georgetown Media Group’s May 3 Cultural Leadership Breakfast at the George Town Club, Tucker spoke about his first five years as Choral Arts artistic director and, movingly, about what motivated his change of career plans in his early 20s.

Weekend Round Up May 3, 2018

What will you celebrate this Saturday, May 5: the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby at the Willard's Bonnets & Bow Ties party or Karl Marx's 200th birthday at the Goethe-Institut?

An Entertaining ‘Barber’ from WNO

Washington National Opera's "Barber of Seville," at the Kennedy Center through May 19, is beautifully performed by a cast packed with terrific singers, most notably Russian tenor Andrey Zhilikhovsky, as the Barber, aka Figaro,

Weekend Round Up April 26, 2018

Filmfest DC comes to an end this weekend, when two annual events will take place in Georgetown: French Market and the House Tour.

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.   

Ivo van Hove Stages 2 Bergman Works

The Belgian theater director and his Toneelgroep Amsterdam company bring “After the Rehearsal” and “Persona” to the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater April 19 to 22.

Weekend Round Up April 19, 2018

Filmfest DC gets rolling Thursday, April 19, screening 80 films from 45 countries through Sunday, April 29. And it’s a big weekend at the Folger, which will bring “The Winter’s Tale” to a close and celebrate the Bard’s birthday Sunday.