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Vibrant Summer Season Ahead at Wolf Trap

Where Catherine Filene Shouse grew crops and bred horses and dogs — also hosting Washington’s political, business and social elite — stars from Herbie...

Shakespeare’s 455th Birthday at the Folger (photos)

The celebration concluded with a grand appearance and cutting of the cake by Queen Elizabeth I herself, accompanied by her favorite, William Cecil, 1st Baron Burleigh.

Appreciating D.C.’s Jazz History

On April 17, at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, the Citizens Association of Georgetown hosts Georgetown University professor Maurice Jackson conversing with local jazz greats.

Weekend Round Up April 4, 2019

“Petalpalooza” puts a cherry on top with Saturday-night fireworks on the Southwest waterfront. Also that night, the American University Museum opens its spring exhibitions.

In Series Sets ‘La Paloma’ on Mexican Border

Unlike the original one-act operetta of 1894, “La Paloma at the Wall” takes place at the slatted wall at Friendship Park/Parque de la Amistad on the border and in a beachfront Tijuana bar.

Music, Juggling at Cherry Blossom Festival Kickoff (photos)

The cast members of the show "'Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon' The Super Live," based on one of the most popular manga (Japanese graphic novels) of all time, made their North American debut.

Weekend Round Up March 21, 2019

During the first big weekend of the National Cherry Blossom Festival: the Pink Tie Party, a Georgetown cupcake tour and art and music inspired by “The Tale of Genji.”

Irish Tenor Fills Perry Belmont House With Song

Accompanied by pianist David George of Louisville, Anthony Kearns gave a rendition of “Danny Boy” that brought the March 3 audience to their feet. 

‘Faust,’ in French, at the Kennedy Center

The courtship of Faust and Marguerite is conducted at full breath and, in soprano Erin Wall’s case, a searing, gorgeous voice that says a lot about singing as acting.

Weekend Round Up March 14, 2019

Along with celebrating St. Patrick — and all things Irish — you can sketch orchids, tour Heurich House with the kids and wander the Travel & Adventure Show.