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Weekend Round Up March 7, 2019

Prepare to be smitten, as Charles II was, by Nell Gwynn at the Folger. The show, with Alison Luff playing Nell, closes this weekend.

Weekend Round Up February 28, 2019

This weekend's options include a Whiskey Walk and a Jazz Service. Ready for St. Patrick’s Day? Alexandria’s parade is this Saturday and an Irish tenor will sing at the Perry Belmont House on Sunday.

Weekend Round Up February 21, 2019

The Atlas Intersections Festival is in full swing (with a Sunday screening of “The Adventures of Prince Achmed”) and the Architecture & Design Film Festival runs throughout the weekend.

‘The Heiress’ at Arena Stage

Directed by Deputy Artistic Director Seema Sueko, "The Heiress," running through March 10, is based on Henry James's 1880 novella "Washington Square."

Actor of Many Parts: Joseph Carlson in ‘Kleptocracy’

“All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players; they have their exits and their entrances, and one man in his...

Alison Luff Brings ‘Nell Gwynn’ to Life

Imagine, in this month designated Women’s History Month in the United States, a world without Rita Moreno or Carol Channing or Kelli O’Hara or...

Weekend Round Up February 14, 2019

Step up the romance with the NSO’s “Romeo & Juliet” program and (if appropriate) the Alexandria Wedding Showcase. On Presidents Day, the Library of Congress welcomes the public to its breathtaking Main Reading Room.

‘The Music Man’ Fresh for Young, Old and Hip Alike

Let’s face it. The 1957 musical, “The Music Man,” by Meredith Willson is a chestnut — something of a war horse,  an Americana salute to a...

An Earful of Indonesian Inspiration

PostClassical Ensemble presented “Cultural Fusion: The Gamelan Experience” at Washington National Cathedral on Jan. 23.

Weekend Round Up February 7, 2019

Were you born in 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983 or 1995? Then the Year of the Pig is your year! The Chinatown parade is this Sunday.