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Weekend Round Up March 8, 2018

The 48th annual St. Patrick’s Parade of Washington, D.C., is this Sunday. Get your Gaelic on the night before at a concert by the Irish Tenors at the National.

Weekend Round Up March 1, 2018

Dorrance Dance is at Strathmore and Bowen McCauley Dance is at the Kennedy Center. Also this weekend: a showcase of Oscar-nominated short films at the National Archives.

Weekend Round Up February 15, 2018

This weekend is the big celebration of Frederick Douglass’s 200th birthday at Cedar Hill. The Chinese New Year's Parade is Sunday and Presidents Day is Monday (you can get ready on Saturday at the National Portrait Gallery’s Presidential Family Fun Day).

Weekend Round Up February 1, 2018

This unusually musical Super Bowl weekend features contemporary music, classical guitarists, the songs of Jerome Kern, the hymns of Hildegard, the Kreisler Collection and the Whiffenpoofs.

Weekend Round Up January 25, 2018

It’s an excellent weekend for cars and comedy, with Washington Improv mixing it up and the Washington Auto Show jump-starting Friday.

Senate Votes to End Government Shutdown

Around 2 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 22, it was clear that Democrats helped the Senate reach the 60-vote threshold to end the government shutdown. The final procedural vote to end the debate was 81 to 18.  

Weekend Round Up January 18, 2018

This weekend, the ’20s will roar again at the Woodrow Wilson House, the National Gallery will showcase a Renaissance band and the convention center will turn into Vacation Central.

Weekend Round Up January 11, 2018

Tributes to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this weekend lead up to Monday’s Peace Walk and Parade and the “Let Freedom Ring” performance at the Kennedy Center.

A Winter Getaway to Maine

Georgetowners mostly think of Maine as a summer destination — thanks, in part, to those images of the Bush clan in Kennebunkport, boating in...

Looking Back, Looking Forward in Georgetown

With a year that saw a new Duke Ellington School and a Halcyon Arts Lab, we await the reopening of Dumbarton Oaks Gardens and...