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Weekend Round Up August 29, 2019

Justice Ginsburg, David McCullough and José Andrés will be at the National Book Festival on Saturday. And the portcullis will be hoisted this weekend of the Maryland Renaissance Festival.

202Creates Showcases D.C.’s Creative Economy

The initiative is led by Angie Gates, director of the Office of Cable Television, Film, Music and Entertainment. September is the designated month of celebration, but there are ongoing programs to support local creatives.

Coming Up: Gero’s Falstaff at the Folger

Ed Gero will be Sir John Falstaff, the bug-of-belly soldier, roustabout and kind of tutor to the young heir to the English throne, in “Henry IV, Part One” at Folger Theatre. The show runs from Sept. 9 to Oct. 13.

Weekend Round Up August 22, 2019

Get yourselves to Duffy’s Pub tonight, “Mean Girls” Nation! And there will be more trivia (of a general nature) tomorrow night at Alexandria’s Lee-Fendall House.

Actors Gone: Fonda, Hauer and Torn

Movie and TV show casts are filled out by actors and actresses who are not stars but who are as necessary as stars, and who at times deliver the moment or the role that becomes indelible.

Weekend Round Up August 15, 2019

This Sunday is Signature Theatre’s annual open house and season preview. Looking for something active? Try baby goat yoga on Saturday morning, then ping-pong lessons after lunch.

Weekend Round Up August 8, 2019

In Virginia, it’s Festival Weekend at the American Shakespeare Center in Stanton and Sir Ringo is playing two shows at Wolf Trap.

‘Assassins’ Opens Signature’s Anniversary Season

For Signature Theatre and its artistic director, Eric Schaeffer, the end of this long summer means a head start on its 30th anniversary season, a...

Weekend Round Up August 1, 2019: Let Them Eat Oysters!

More than 80 restaurants in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington, D.C. — including Martin’s Tavern and Tony and Joe’s — are supporting the Oyster Recovery Partnership this weekend.

Weekend Round Up July 25, 2019

On Friday and Saturday, you can preview Spring/Summer 2020 fashions at DC Swim Week at the Italian Embassy. And Sunday is your last chance to get unhinged at Capital Fringe.