Tap Stars Reunite — and More October Dance

Dance — like music, like theater — is an enrichment. A generous dose, in three of its manifestations, is about to hit D.C., lighting...

Celebrating Turkish Culture on Pennsylvania Ave. (photos)

The family-friendly festival on Sunday, Sept. 24, featured a Turkish bazaar and a rich variety of live musical and folk-dance performances.

Adding to the List of Those We Miss

There are times when not-so-famous folks pass on and we miss the chance to salute them, to express our appreciation. Here is our writer's September round up.

Bernstein at 100: One Night on Broadway

Leonard Bernstein was America’s pre-eminent composer and conductor. In truth, he was the world’s composer. His genius and passions spread the whole world over—from “Mass:...

Weekend Round Up September 21, 2017

After a public symposium on Degas at the National Gallery of Art on Friday, there is music, theater, advice for writers, historical shopping and, on Sunday, the Taste of Georgetown.

Weekend Round Up September 14, 2017

The big day is Saturday, what with Georgetown Community Day, Via Umbria’s third anniversary, the Fall Art Walk and the kickoff of Theatre Week.

A Modern ‘Aida’

This production, directed with verve by Francesca Zambello, and conducted with a deft feel for the emotional content of Verdi’s music by Evan Rogister, creates a buzz of its own.

Bessie and Nina Take The Stage

Washington theatergoers are enjoying the serendipitous opportunity this fall of seeing and experiencing productions about Bessie Smith and Nina Simone, two of the most...


“Give me my robe, put on my crown; I have Immortal longings in me,” says Shakespeare’s Cleopatra (see below), before taking her own life....

Weekend Round Up September 7, 2017

This weekend: picadillo and pizza, Rick and Richard, paddling the Potomac and preserving Georgetown's trees.

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