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Weekend Round Up January 4, 2018

Along with dance-related events in Takoma Park, at the 8th Street Arts Park and at the Kennedy Center, this weekend offers tributes to Billie Holiday, Frank Sinatra and Frosty the Snow Man.

Allison Walsh in the Musical Arc of ‘An American in Paris’

What is it about the musical? People argue about it, talk about it, disdain it, embrace it with a fanatic’s fervor.  But there’s no question...

Weekend Round Up December 28, 2017

Playing through Sunday: “A Christmas Carol” at Ford’s, “An Irish Carol” at the Keegan and “Twist Your Dickens” at the Kennedy Center.

They Left Us, With Memories, in 2017

Here for one more time are some of those who one way or another have finagled their time on earth into the memories of those who cherish (or, in one case or two, deplore) them.

Weekend Round Up December 21, 2017

In addition to Christmas music, shows and meals, there are jazz, beer and comedy options this weekend — not to mention a Falafel Frenzy and a Matzo Ball on Christmas Eve.

Dana Tai Soon Burgess Debut at Portrait Gallery (photos)

A new work of contemporary dance based on the National Portrait Gallery's “One Life: Sylvia Plath” exhibition had its premiere in the museum's Kogod Courtyard on Dec. 7 and Dec. 10.

Weekend Round Up December 14, 2017

Among the musical holiday celebrations this weekend: Signature Theatre’s “Holiday Follies,” Washington National Opera’s “The Little Prince,” Washington Revels’ “The Christmas Revels” and the Cathedral Choral Society’s “Joy of Christmas.”

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.

Weekend Round Up December 7, 2017

Presented by the Georgetown Business Improvement District, “Glow,” Georgetown's exhibition of light art, will feature nine installations by local and international artists, with works lit from 5 to 10 p.m. nightly.

Breakfast With Woolly Mammoth’s Howard Shalwitz

Among the last of the generation that founded D.C. companies in the late 1970s and 1980s, Shalwitz announced last June that he would retire at the end of the 2017-18 season.

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