Gary Tischler

March for Science Adds Urgency to Earth Day

Science and the environment are threatened today as at no other time in our history.

Tribute to Pete Seeger, Grandfatherly Pied Piper

On April 15 in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall, you thought you could hear that once-powerful, roughish voice.

An Old Friend, 'Chicago,' Plops into Our Laps

Touring versions of long-standing Broadway musical hits present peculiar dilemmas and rewards for audiences. Conversely, new audiences present both opportunities ...

Rickles, 'Mr. Warmth,' Bows Out at 90

The don (if not the inventor) of insult comedy, loved by all who knew him — including Carson and Sinatra — died last Thursday.

Band Kids From the Heartland at Russia's Embassy

Washington's Embassy Series brought about an electric and hopeful meeting of cultures April 5.

Kreeger Museum's Founding Director Looks Back

Judy A. Greenberg spoke this morning at Georgetown Media Group's Cultural Leadership Breakfast at the George Town Club.

The Optimism of Spring Sweeps the D.C. Sports Environment

Spring is the season in which they tell us hope springs eternal.

It’s the wipeout season of forgiveness and ...

Sharon Ambrose, Former Council Member, Has Died

Sharon Ambrose, representing Ward 6 which included Capitol Hill, was a strong advocate for the construction of Nationals Park.

Tazewell Thompson Directs Arena's 'Raisin in the Sun'

The former Arena Stage assistant director is directing Lorraine Hansberry’s “A Raisin in the Sun,” the classic play of a striving, struggling, vividly portrayed African American family living in Chicago in the 1950s

A Sense of Community in the Hullabaloo?

A lot of our daily political and media diet these days is damning or ridiculous — often both.

Shift Festival Showcases Innovative Orchestras

Ensembles from Colorado, North Carolina, Georgia and New York (Brooklyn, that is) will perform and teach through April 1.

'Ragtime' at Ford's, a Stellar Historical Musical

The music and songs seem fresh, but the themes echo almost every day and loudly through our daily  social, cultural, individual and — God knows — political lives.

Support for the Arts in the Time of Budget Cuts

The theme of defunding or making cuts in federal programs that support the arts and artists has been a steady drumbeat for the conservative right over the years.

Coach John Thompson III Fired

After losing in the Big East tourney and failing to make the NCAA Tournament, basketball coach John Thompson III was told by Georgetown University not to return next season.

Three Full Lives: Derek, Chuck and Jimmy

The poet, the inventor of rock and roll and the journalist left legacies that connect to one another and to us all.

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