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The Spirit of Louise Nevelson at Theater J

From Nov. 7 to Dec. 8, the late sculptor will be among us at Theater J, a shadow portrayed, interviewed and interrogated in the Edward Albee play “Occupant.”

Arts With an Impact on H St. NE

The Atlas Performing Arts Center launched the inclusive, genre-crossing Atlas Intersections Festival in 2010. The 2020 edition will run from Feb. 20 through March 1.

Weekend Round Up October 17, 2019

Saturday choices for those with toddlers and tweens: Fall Family Fun Day at the American University Museum and Art Safari at the Torpedo Factory.

Weekend Round Up October 10, 2019

Two much-admired musical acts — Over the Rhine and India.Arie — will perform on Friday night. And two classic, 400-year-old dramas — by Shakespeare and Calderón — are closing this weekend.

LAST CHANCE: Atlas Executive Director Is This Thursday’s Breakfast Speaker

Douglas Yeuell will describe how the Atlas Performing Arts Center, in a landmark movie theater, has been a key player in the rebirth of the H Street NE neighborhood. RSVP to richard@georgetowner.com.

The Actress at the Center of ‘Doubt’

A Georgetown resident, Sarah Marshall, who plays Sister Aloysius, teaches acting at Georgetown University and at Duke Ellington School of the Arts.

Carroll and Norman, Losses to the World at Large

Diahann Carroll and Jessye Norman were both gifted African American women and star performers, different in style and genres perhaps, but wholly original in the effect and affect of their gifts. 

Weekend Round Up October 3, 2019

The Kennedy Center is celebrating the centennial of modern choreographer Merce Cunningham. Dancer or not, you can get moving early on Friday morning at the Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building.

Weekend Round Up September 26, 2019

Sunday’s offerings include the annual Turkish Festival on Pennsylvania Avenue, District Winery’s fall harvest party and a fall farm dinner at Arcadia Farm in Alexandria.

Singing, Dancing Cats at the Kennedy Center

"Cats" is a show so popular and so familiar that it readily attracts derision for its familiar tropes, characters, anthropomorphisms, circus-like aspects and doses of sentimentality.