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A Half-Dozen Gone But Remembered

Our writer salutes musicians Edwin Hawkins and Dolores O’Riordan, sportscaster Keith Jackson, little- and big-screen stars Doreen Tracey and Dorothy Malone and Sen. John Tunney.

From a Dream to a Legacy: Washington’s Famed Milliner

Sept. 13, 2019, is guaranteed to be one of the most memorable days of my life. On this day, my grandmother celebrated her 100th...

Here’s to Happiness Royal

Every day lately, we are inundated with facts and figures, and history, and corgis and nephews and nieces, and pound-sterling images and the faces of a couple — his ruddy lightness, her warm openness.

Record-Setting Crowd for RBG at National Book Festival (photos)

Chef José Andrés apologized for not being available to sign books after his speaking session; he had to catch a flight to the Bahamas to assist in Hurricane Dorian recovery efforts.

The Georgetown Garden Tour at 91: Wiser and Spicier

This year's seven gardens, ranging from the majestic to smaller, cleverly designed spaces, will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, rain or shine.

40 Years After His Death, Elvis Presley Stays With Us

Forty years ago, on August 16, Elvis Presley, "the King," died of what was officially called a heart attack in a bathroom of his...

Middleburg Spring Races: Family Fun for Horse Lovers

The trophies given out at the end of each race in the race tower paddock were handed to laughing family owners of all ages, from grandpas to great-grandchildren in spring dresses and jeans.

The Passing of 4 Musical Luminaries

Think: Mel Tellis, David Cassidy, Della Reese, Jon Hendricks and listen to what sounds or lyrics, what lament or blues riffs emerge in your head, like road stops for a musical pony express.  

A Very Different Hollywood?

All the pre-publicity, stories, predictions and gossip leading up to the March 4 event seemed full of not a little anxiety about how the #MeToo and #TimesUp movement would affect the proceedings.

Sam Shepard, Cool ‘Disco’ Dan: Unique American Identifiers

They were American types, not because of race or color, not as artists in terms of stature or genre, but as American identifiers.