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This Saturday: Art All Night

Hundreds of artists who live and work in D.C. will invade Tenleytown and Dupont Circle streets and spaces on Saturday, Sept. 29, as part of Mayor Muriel Bowser Presents Art All Night: Made in DC.

Weekend Round Up September 27, 2018

This Saturday, you can have your animals blessed at the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land, then consume one species in particular (while supporting its conservation) at Oyster Wars.

Playing Dick Gregory at Arena Stage

Audiences interested in finding out what it took — the sacrifices, the punishing obstinance, the imagination, the courage — to achieve not just diversity...

Heidi Latsky Dance’s ‘On Display’ at the Portrait Gallery (photos)

The Sept. 23 event was the Washington, D.C., premiere of "On Display," initially conceived to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Weekend Round Up September 20, 2018

It’s a double festival weekend with Old Town Alexandria’s King Street Art Festival, postponed by Hurricane Florence, now going head-to-head with the Chesapeake Oyster & Wine Festival at National Harbor.

Chaotic, Familiar 70th Emmy Awards Reflects Its Times

Some funny things happened at the 70th anniversary Emmy Awards Show on Monday. Not too many funny things, but some. Even with the presence of the...

Dana Marsh’s Debut With Bach Consort

Even if you can’t tell Bach from Brahms, a recitative from an aria or a consort from a cantata, you could tell there was...

‘South Pacific’ at Olney Theatre Center

Running through Oct. 7, this production — while not grandly scaled — has lots of grand ingredients, not the least of which is William Michals as de Becque. When he departs a scene, you immediately miss him.  

Performance Arts Preview

By Gary Tischler and Richard Selden OPERA Verdi’s ever-popular “La traviata” — his musical tribute to the life and especially death of every courtesan that ever...

Burt Reynolds: An American Original

The many faces of Reynolds, who died on Sept. 6 at 82, somehow meld into one: the rugged cop, the rugged private eye, the rugged cowboy, the rugged good ol' boy.