Skirting Gravity’s Edge At The Hirshhorn

Skirting Gravity’s Edge At The Hirshhorn

It is mesmerizing to walk into a room occupied by raw, pure and simple color. In the same way that ...

'Hair': Hippies in the Age of Millennials?

'Hair': Hippies in the Age of Millennials?

As "Hair" approaches its half-century mark, our critic recalls its early days -- and talks about today's involved production at the Keegan Theatre on Church Street.

'Spelling Bee': Still Small-Town and Seductive

'Spelling Bee': Still Small-Town and Seductive

Arts critic Gary Tischler finds “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” as happily small-town, surprising and seductive as ever—and with Broadway verve.

Emotional Premiere: Carter and ‘Camp David’

Emotional Premiere: Carter and ‘Camp David’

Only in Washington. You go to see a play, and you’re in the middle of a historic moment about ...

Women Doctors Take Over  Women’s Arts Museum

Women Doctors Take Over Women’s Arts Museum

As the American Medical Women’s Association met for its national conference, it also celebrated its 99th annual gala at ...

Night of Vision April 2014

Night of Vision April 2014

The Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington, the nation’s largest local prevention of blindness agency, hosted its 28th ...

Latino Fund 14th Annual Gala

Latino Fund 14th Annual Gala

The Latino Student Fund celebrated 20 years of creating educational opportunities for Hispanic-Latino children in our area at an annual ...

It’s a Timely Woman-to-Watch Dinner

It’s a Timely Woman-to-Watch Dinner

Running Star hosted its eighth annual Women to Watch Awards Dinner April 2 at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill, celebrating ...

Choral Arts ‘Ides of March’ Cocktail Party

Choral Arts ‘Ides of March’ Cocktail Party

The Choral Arts Society of Washington board member Jenny Wallace welcomed guests to the George Town Club for a mid-March ...

Celebration of Hope Gala

Celebration of Hope Gala

Hope Connections for Cancer Support’s annual Celebration of Hope Gala, chaired by Sharon Glickman and Jamie Kogod Levin at ...

Manon Cleary Exhibit at the Arts Club of Washington

Manon Cleary Exhibit at the Arts Club of Washington

At the April 4 opening reception of "Manon Cleary, Obsessive Observer" -- which presents a new perspective through her photographic studies ...

 Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company

Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company

Washington dance patrons and Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company members gathered at Cyril Brenac's Bistrot Lepic in Georgetown ...

Ninth Annual Women & Wine Raises Record Funds for Breast Cancer

Ninth Annual Women & Wine Raises Record Funds for Breast Cancer

More than 400 women gathered at the Four Seasons on April 1 for the Ninth Annual Women & Wine, benefitting the ...

Meet the Artists at the National Museum of Women in the Arts

Meet the Artists at the National Museum of Women in the Arts

NMWA Women’s Committee President Fran Usher was delighted that past president Cyd Everett arranged for four artists who are ...

Kickoff Luncheon for 'Celebrazione della Cura'

Kickoff Luncheon for 'Celebrazione della Cura'

The Washington Home and Community Hospices will celebrate the 125th anniversary of providing healthcare services for aging, chronically and terminally ...

Maureen Dowd and Alec Baldwin on the Arts

Maureen Dowd and Alec Baldwin on the Arts

Georgetowner and New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd was introduced by her friend Alec Baldwin March 24 for the Americans ...

Beauty in It All: 'Garry Winogrand' at the National Gallery

Beauty in It All: 'Garry Winogrand' at the National Gallery

There are many ways to observe the world, but the view through a lens is an ever more common filter through which we look at even the smallest and most fleeting of details around us. There are many people today who would consider this trend detrimental to something like social consciousness. But looking at the photographs of Garry Winogrand, it can be considered nothing less than genius.

Hal Holbrook

Hal Holbrook

Listening to Hal Holbrook in a phone interview, it’s easy to think that Mark Twain might still be alive ...

Hip-Hop at the Kennedy Center

Hip-Hop at the Kennedy Center

On the heels of “World Stages: International Theater Festival 2014,” an eclectic festival of new theater, new styles and new ...

Cancer Research Gets ‘The Power of Love’

Cancer Research Gets ‘The Power of Love’

The 2014 Leukemia Ball presented by PhRMA—one of Washington, D.C.’s largest non-political, black-ties—raised nearly $3 million ...

Clicked: Networking Dinner at Rialto Restaurant

Clicked: Networking Dinner at Rialto Restaurant

Clicked -- “Connect, inspire, achieve” -- which sets dinners for leading professionals, met March 12 at Rialto Restaurant on M Street. The ...

American Ireland Fund Honors Veep

American Ireland Fund Honors Veep

The American Ireland Fund hosted its 22nd Annual National Gala and honored Vice President Joe Biden with its Peace Award ...

Rising Stars in Fashion

Rising Stars in Fashion

On March 18, the Fashion Group International of Greater Washington, D.C., Region hosted its inaugural Rising Star awards event ...

Bulgaria’s National Day

Bulgaria’s National Day

Ambassador of the Republic of Bulgaria Elena Poptodorova and her husband Georgi Petrov celebrated the National Day of the Republic ...

Director's Cut on 'Richard III' at Folger Will Last

Director's Cut on 'Richard III' at Folger Will Last

You have less than a week to see "Richard III" at the Folger. It is well worth the stage re-design and drawing the audience closer.

Cynthia Howar  Art Reception

Cynthia Howar Art Reception

On, Feb. 12, the eve of yet another storm that closed the Federal Government the following day, Cynthia Howar hosted ...

Celebrating Norah’s Big 4-O

Celebrating Norah’s Big 4-O

Some cool gals got together Feb. 15 to celebrate the 40th birthday of Norah O’Donnell, co-anchor of “CBS This ...

State of Kuwait National Day

State of Kuwait National Day

Ambassador and Mrs. Salem Al-Sabah welcomed their guests to the 53rd Anniversary of the National Day of the State of ...

James Beard Foundation  Honored

James Beard Foundation Honored

The James Beard Foundation (JBF) was recognized by the Destination & Travel Foundation with the 2014 Spirit of Hospitality Award at ...

Tischler’s Picks

Tischler’s Picks

“Richard III” at the Folger Shakespeare Theatre is a never before re-configuration of the Elizabethan Theatre, murder most foul all ...

Keep The Curtain Open!

Keep The Curtain Open!

The spring theater season is off to a strong start, with some venues pushing boundaries with their productions and others ...

‘TIP’ and Lots of Play at Carnegie Museum

‘TIP’ and Lots of Play at Carnegie Museum

In 1974, the stark exterior of the Sarah Mellon Scaife Galleries became the new gateway to Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Museum ...

Roseanne Cash: `River & Thread' of Memories

Roseanne Cash: `River & Thread' of Memories

The voice on the phone is clear and friendly, not unlike the singing voice. It’s conversational, the voice of ...

Light of Healing Hope Foundation Hosted by the British Ambassador and Lady Westmacott

Light of Healing Hope Foundation Hosted by the British Ambassador and Lady Westmacott

On Feb. 4, Sir Peter and Lady Westmacott hosted a reception at the British residence honoring Alexandra Villard de Borchgrave ...

2014 Sugar & Champagne Affair

2014 Sugar & Champagne Affair

The Humane Law Enforcement Officers, Animal Care and Control Officers and Humane Education team members of the Washington Humane Society ...

Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company at Kennedy Center

Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company at Kennedy Center

The Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company, now in its 22nd anniversary season, presented Modern Dance Concert: Four By Burgess ...

Noche de Pasión

Noche de Pasión

The Washington Ballet’s fourth annual benefit party, Noche de Pasión 2014 Colombia Tropical, rocked the Dupont Circle residence of ...

Intense 'Richard III' Is in Your Face at Folger

Intense 'Richard III' Is in Your Face at Folger

When you watch actor Drew Cortese stalk the stage or stand and scan the audience for approval as the murderous ...

'Earnest': Wilde at His Best, Delicious Word Play

'Earnest': Wilde at His Best, Delicious Word Play

It is the Shakespeare Theatre's version of "The Importance of Being Earnest,” and arts critic Gary Tischler deemed it delicious on many levels.

'Tallest Tree' at Arena: the Grandeur and Range of Paul Robeson

'Tallest Tree' at Arena: the Grandeur and Range of Paul Robeson

The full life of Paul Robeson is impressively on full display at Arena Stage's "Tallest Tree in the Forest."

Design Show Goes Southern

Design Show Goes Southern

“Southern Celebrations Traditions Handed Down” was the theme of this year’s Washington Winter Show at the Katzen Arts Center ...

Party-packed Golden Globes

Party-packed Golden Globes

The District Council's Elizabeth Webster -- staffer for at-large council member Vincent Orange, who is an advocate of small businesses ...

Fine Arts: New Year’s Promises

Fine Arts: New Year’s Promises

2014 is a promising year for the fine arts in Washington, with exhibitions of European master Edgar Degas and American ...

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