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‘Assassins’ Opens Signature’s Anniversary Season

For Signature Theatre and its artistic director, Eric Schaeffer, the end of this long summer means a head start on its 30th anniversary season, a...

Weekend Round Up August 1, 2019: Let Them Eat Oysters!

More than 80 restaurants in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington, D.C. — including Martin’s Tavern and Tony and Joe’s — are supporting the Oyster Recovery Partnership this weekend.

Weekend Round Up July 25, 2019

On Friday and Saturday, you can preview Spring/Summer 2020 fashions at DC Swim Week at the Italian Embassy. And Sunday is your last chance to get unhinged at Capital Fringe.

Weekend Round Up July 18, 2019

Saturday is the annual Day of Archaeology Festival and National Geographic Family Day. Meanwhile, Capital Fringe is carrying on through July 28 in Southwest.

Copeland Brings Art and Diversity to ‘Swan Lake’ at Wolf Trap

The moment she fluttered on the stage, the crowd erupted in applause, a rare occurrence at a ballet. Indeed, not many ballerinas are recognizable, but...

Capital Fringe Is in Full Swing

This year's festival fairly sings with ideas about what it’s like to be a young, old, female, male, transgender, serious or silly human being today in a world that we made ourselves, in our dreams and schemes and in our ballot box.        

Weekend Round Up July 11, 2019

Capital Fringe shows are popping up all over Southwest and you can pop a cork for Bastille Day at several locations, including the Perry Belmont House.

Weekend Round Up July 3, 2019

As ever, the Fourth of July will be celebrated in D.C. with a parade and "A Capitol Fourth." You can also mark the nation’s 243rd birthday at the National Archives and the Rooftop at the Graham Georgetown.

Folklife Festival Showcases ‘The Social Power of Music’ (photos)

What might have been missing in size did not lack for scope and energy. For those diehard fans able to brave the bright sun and 90-degree temperatures, this year's festival was still a musical feast.

Weekend Round Up June 27, 2019

Shoppers can loosen up for the District Warehouse Sale on Saturday with a little morning tai chi in Chinatown. This year’s Smithsonian Folklife Festival is Saturday and Sunday on the National Mall.