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2 Originals: Nancy Wilson and Penny Marshall

Wilson and Marshall, both of whom died earlier this month, added a part of their unique selves, brought their special, transformative gifts to the arenas where their light shined: music and movies, respectively.

Navy Band Holiday Concerts Ring in the Season (photos)

Featured along with the Concert Band at the Dec. 15 and 16 performances at DAR Constitution Hall were Navy Band ensembles the Sea Chanters, Country Current and the Cruisers.

‘We Choose to Go to the Moon’ at the Portrait Gallery (photos)

The final performance of the dance piece, choreographed by Dana Tai Soon Burgess, will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 18, at 6:30 pm.

Weekend Round Up December 13, 2018

It is a weekend of wreaths, with wreath-making workshops at Tudor Place and the Wreaths Across America event at Arlington National Cemetery.

Portrait Gallery’s Resident Choreographer Speaks

Dana Tai Soon Burgess now creates several works a year inspired by exhibitions and performed at the museum by his nonprofit modern dance company.

Washington Revels to Party Like It’s 1599

More than 10,000 people attend “The Christmas Revels,” the nonprofit organization’s annual pageant at George Washington University’s Lisner Auditorium.

‘Crystal’: First Ice Show by Cirque du Soleil

"Crystal" is the first experience on ice from Cirque du Soleil. Ice skaters and acrobats claim, the company says,  "their new frozen playground with...

Portrait Gallery Choreographer-in-Residence to Speak

At the Dec. 6 Cultural Leadership Breakfast, Dana Tai Soon Burgess will talk about his creative process, his company's evolution and his collaborations with the National Portrait Gallery.

Weekend Round Up November 29, 2018

“Brewlights at Zoolights” is tonight and “Demystifying Amaro” is tomorrow. Come out for the Swedish Christmas Bazaar on Saturday and the National Menorah Lighting on Sunday.

Books in a Noisy World

Bookish thoughts triggered by the recent passing of James Billington, Todd Boll and William Goldman, along with an upcoming event on Emily Dickinson's birthday.