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Arena’s ‘Dave’ Offers ’90s Nostalgia

The world-premiere production was written by a trifecta of industry stars: Tony Award winner Thomas Meehan (“Annie”), Tom Kitt (“Next to Normal”) and Tony Award nominee Nell Benjamin (“Mean Girls”).

Aug. 7 Is National Night Out

Along with music and food, this year's event at Georgetown University, 37th and O Streets NW, will feature a moon bounce, a game truck, clowns, face painters and information tables.

Mike Daisey’s ‘The Story of the Gun’

The one-man show, with one table, one chair and many glasses of water, opens tomorrow, July 31, at Woolly Mammoth and has already been extended through Aug. 9.      

The Kennedy Center Honors: From Astaire to Cher

There has been no word, yea or nay, from the White House as to whether the president and the first lady will attend the Dec. 2 dinner and ceremony.        

Weekend Round Up July 26, 2018

On Saturday, after an aquatic happy hour, you can hear Willie Colón and the best of Wagner’s Ring. Recover on Sunday with glassblowing at Glen Echo and landscape-looking at Waverly Street Gallery.

Glimmerglass: Summer Opera in Cooperstown

Even with the presence of the open-air performance treasure house of Wolf Trap, and various summer offerings from Washington area theaters — the new...

At Carol Joynt’s Q&A Cafe: Rocker ‘Derek Smalls’

There were many insights into the making of the 1984 mock rock-umentary "This Is Spinal Tap," directed by Rob Reiner, which recounted the North American comeback tour of the loudest band in England.

Lively Performances at Rainy Fiesta Asia (photos)

Traditionally scheduled for May to coincide with Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the 2018 event had been postponed once, so the decision was made to carry on despite more calls for rain on July 21.

Weekend Round Up July 19, 2018

This weekend, adults can tap into comedy at the Kennedy Center and kids can widen their eyes at the National Gallery and stretch their ears at Wolf Trap.

Opera Singers Find Inspiration in Art

Fresh from lead roles in Wolf Trap Opera’s production of “Idomeneo,” Megan Samarin and Ian Koziara — two of this summer’s 20 Filene Artists — were preparing for a July 19 recital at the Phillips Collection.