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A Beethoven Tribute by Mutter and Orkis

Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter and pianist Lambert Orkis will perform three Beethoven sonatas on Saturday, Feb. 1, in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall.

‘The Merry Wives of Windsor’: For the Fun of It

In Aaron Posner's '70s sitcom production at the Folger, the two wives dance the Hustle briefly. Later on, we heard the intro to a Led Zeppelin song.

Bourne’s ‘Swan Lake’ at the Kennedy Center

With six performances between Thursday, Jan. 23, and Sunday, Jan. 26, this is the first Kennedy Center visit of Matthew Bourne's New Adventures production.

The Golden Globes: First Out of the Gate

Host Ricky Gervais managed to get off cheap and bleeped jokes about “Cats,” including one so inappropriate that it seemed to offend even him. 

Actors, Writers and Others We Lost in 2019

Trying to count up and track the losses is a sorry task but also an uplifting one. You know you will leave people out, for reasons of taste or carelessness, and include others just because.

Weekend Round Up January 2, 2020

Saturday is ArchaeoCon and Sunday is the Fiesta de los Reyes Magos. Other options include a winter tree walk, a cheese tasting and a magic show by the Great Zucchini.

Jerry Herman, Conjurer of Dolly, Mame and Albin

Who else but Herman managed to put on the stage the flesh and blood personas, dressed like brassy Roman candles, to belt out songs that have become standards? 

The Irreplaceable Victor Shargai

The New York-born founding chairman of TheatreWashington, which started out as the Helen Hayes Awards, passed away on Dec. 24.    

Weekend Round Up December 26, 2019

You can celebrate Kwanzaa on Friday at THEARC, then salute Vienna on Sunday at Strathmore. And "An Irish Carol" runs through New Year's Eve at the Keegan Theatre.

Celebrating the Holidays With the U.S. Navy Band (photos)

Featured along with the Concert Band on Dec. 21 and 22 were the Sea Chanters, Country Current and the Cruisers. There was also a visit from Santa, playing a mean trumpet.