A Pop-ular Business Model in Georgetown
You may think you know exactly what Georgetown has to offer, but the recent flurry of holiday pop-ups adds an element of surprise.
A Chat With Maestro Noseda
Of the interplay between orchestral and opera conducting, he remarked: “As a performer, I feed myself with opera and I try to bring the vocal element — even in symphonic repertoire, where the singer is not there — to make the instruments sing.
Anne Stewart, Designer Known as Wendy Pepper (1964-2017)
The designer, who died Nov. 12 at the age of 53, was a member of the first group of contestants on “Project Runway,” one of a then growing number of reality shows.
Hip Hop Pioneers at Kennedy Center, Nov. 20
The concert, hosted by Roxanne Shanté and Grandmaster Caz, with music by Kool DJ Red Alert, will feature Queen Lisa Lee, Spoonie Gee, Kurtis Blow, Whodini and others.
No Rumor: Liz Smith Dies at 94
Smith, who died Nov. 12, was known for many things and by many names, notably the “Grande Dame of Dish.” The title “New Yorker” would have pleased her (a Fort Worth, Texan) too.
Smithsonian Welcomes ‘The Walking Dead’ (photos)
On Oct. 10, the Smithsonian National Museum of American History acquired several truly gruesome objects from the post-apocalyptic television series.
Smithsonian Acquires Musical Objects from Sting, J. Ralph (photos)
Jeff Malet • September 11, 2017
The former lead singer for the Police donated the 1978 Fender Stratocaster guitar that he played at Amnesty International’s “The Secret Policeman’s Other Ball” in 1981.
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 Graceland mansion in Memphis, Tennessee. He […]
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.