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Weekend Round Up November 27, 2019

Need a spot for Thanksgiving dinner? Check out the Mansion on O. The day after, you can tuck into a Thanksgiving Leftover Sandwich at Brasserie Liberté.

Folger Director Shares Expansion Plans

To carry out a $50-million expansion, the Folger will close early next year for 18 months to two years, while continuing to offer programs in other venues.

A Young Pianist Plays Chopin at Afghan Embassy

On Nov. 22, Elham Fanoos came as a bearer of gifts, not just musical, but the story of his own history, which has considerable weight and twists and turns.

Weekend Round Up November 21, 2019

This weekend: John Leguizamo at the National, Sutton Foster at Wolf Trap and your last chance to catch “Shear Madness” in 2019.

Holiday Arts Preview: Performing Arts

SCROOGES AND NUTCRACKERS The granddaddy of all Scrooges remains “A Christmas Carol” at Ford’s Theatre, with acclaimed actor Craig Wallace inhabiting the part on America’s...

Nevelson Steals the Show at Theater J

Edward Albee’s “Occupant,” in which Susan Rome plays legendary sculptor Louise Nevelson, runs through Dec. 8 at Theater J.

Weekend Round Up November 14, 2019

Musicians coming to town this weekend include Silkroad, Yonder Mountain String Band and cellist Carter Brey. On Saturday, you can sweat at Union Market then swing-dance at the Torpedo Factory.

Weekend Round Up November 7, 2019

Georgetown’s Fall Days of Design are underway in Cady’s Alley, with a cocktail crawl tonight from 5 to 8 p.m. Also tonight: legendary jazz critic Dan Morgenstern, 90, will speak at the Library of Congress.

Verdi and Mozart at the Kennedy Center

The confluence of "Otello" and "The Magic Flute," with each other and with the city’s joyous baseball victory, proved again that the world of opera might not be so elitist as some assume. 

Weekend Round Up October 31, 2019

Halloween events will take place starting tonight at venues including Heurich House, the Graham, Decades, Congressional Cemetery, the French Embassy and the National Portrait Gallery.