Gary Tischler

Kennedy Center's Rutter: Making Herself, and Her Views, Known

Kennedy Center President Deborah Rutter talked to the National Press Club about art for art's sake and more on Wednesday, Oct. 15.

The Last Baseball Story: Until Next Year, Nationals, Orioles

"There’s no crying in baseball!” So said Tom Hanks in "A League of Their Own.” Unfortunately, that's not quite true for our writer and this year's last games for the Washington Nationals.

Melissa Chiu: 'The Hirshhorn Wants to Lead the Conversation'

The Hirshhorn's new director, Melissa Chiu, spoke at the Georgetowner's Cultural Leadershio Breakfast Oct. 9 about her vision for the contemporary art museum.

A Good Life at the Georgetowner

I was asked recently by two young videographers if and how the Georgetowner had changed since I began writing stories ...

Fresh, Energetic, Seductive ‘Evita’ at Kennedy Center

"Evita" at the Kennedy Center brings a fresh, tango-flavored feel to the story of the Argentinian icon's life.

'Shoplifters': Laughter, Food for Thought at Arena

Arena Stage's production of "The Shoplifters" is a riotously funny play, evoking ripples, riffs and even whoops of laughter from the audience.

'Marie Antoinette': Celebrity Lessons for Today

It is stylish and pulls in many directions, but what makes "Marie Antoinette" is the transcendent performance of Kimberly Gilbert as the queen.

Delaney Williams of 'Shoplifters': Familiar Face at Arena

People seeing Delaney Williams as Otto, a security guard, in the Arena Stage world premiere production of “The Shoplifters (by ...

Catania, Solo at CAG Mayoral Forum, Displays Command of D.C. Issues

Mayoral contender David Catania was the only candidate to show up to CAG's mayoral forum, but he impressed, nonetheless.

Soprano Nicole Cabell Saves the Day for Washington Concert Opera

When the lead fell ill, soprano Nicole Cabell stepped into the role of Guiletta in Vincenzo Bellini’s “I Capuleti e I Montecchi."

Nancy Robinette and Her 'Miss Daisy'

The space—a bare room with a table and chairs, no decorations on the wall in the Shakespeare Theatre’s ...

Catan’s “Florencia:” A Magical Quest for Love

Daniel Catan’s “Florencia of the Amazon” throbs with the gorgeous, surging tones of 19th-century romanticism.

First of 4 Mayoral Debates? Predictable, Not So Fresh

Finally, there was a debate, and just in the nick of time, what with only a little more than a ...

WNO's 'Florencia': the Amazon and Magic of Marquez

“Florencia in the Amazon,” the season-opening offering of the Washington National Opera, debuts Saturday, Sept. 20.

Tommy Boggs: 'Terrific Guy' Beyond Politics

He was a quintessential Washingtonian "who gave lobbyists a good name by example." Thomas Hale Boggs, Jr., died expectedly Sept. 15.

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