Dana Tai Soon Burgess: Dancing in the Time of COVID (photos)

October 13, 2020

The Oct. 9 performance by the Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company, outdoors at the Arts Club of Washington, was noteworthy for being danced in front of a live audience.

Weekly Arts Round Up, October 8, 2020

October 8, 2020

“Girlhood (It’s Complicated)” opens tomorrow at the National Museum of American History and tickets for the Phillips Collection’s reopening weekend go on sale on Monday.

Weekly Arts Round Up, October 1, 2020

October 1, 2020

Taste and Shop Georgetown kicks off on Oct. 5. Also coming up in the nabe: the Blessing of the Animals at St. John’s and fall classes at Hinckley Pottery.

A Path for Theaters to Open Safely


Olney Theatre Center’s artistic director asks: Is live entertainment going to be the only industry that is not put on a path to safely reopen?

Weekly Arts Round Up, September 24, 2020

September 24, 2020

Joining the list of reopened Smithsonian museums tomorrow: the National Museum of American History and the National Museum of the American Indian.

Weekly Arts Round Up, September 17, 2020

September 17, 2020

More Smithsonian museums reopen tomorrow. From the comfort of your couch, stream Japanese films, hear from Helen Hunt and view treasures from sunken cities of ancient Egypt.

Pandemic Forces Performing Arts Leaders to Rethink

September 15, 2020

The Georgetowner asked leading figures in D.C. theater to suggest silver linings of the pandemic, even as it has stolen the livelihood of countless arts workers and threatened the very future of many performing arts organizations.

DC Artswatch


This month’s DC Artswatch column includes items about the Helen Hayes Awards, Twins Jazz, Planet Word and Shakespeare Theatre Company.

Weekly Arts Round Up, September 10, 2020

September 10, 2020

Upcoming topics for online learning: Japanese textiles, Russian opera (and tea drinking), naturalist Alexander von Humboldt and painter Miki Hayakawa.

Half Virtual Arts Round Up, September 3, 2020

September 3, 2020

Closing soon: a botanical art exhibition at the Athenaeum in Alexandria. Now open: the grounds and pavilions at Glenstone and the sculpture garden at the Kreeger Museum.