Gary Tischler

Singular, Artistic Lives: Toots Thielemans, Steven Hill

Toots Thielemans and Steven Hill, both died at the age of 94 this week: One, a jazz and blues musician; another, an actor, best known for his work in "Law & Order."

Newsham to Sub as Chief When Lanier Goes to NFL

Peter Newsham, a 27-year veteran of the Metropolitan Police Department, will take over temporarily, when Police Chief Cathy Lanier departs in mid-September.

Glorious Games, Despite Lochte

The 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro ended up an exercise in good cheer, in spite of baleful predictions and a few snafus.

Campaign 2016 Elegy: Days of Trump Everlasting

Trump, down or up: It doesn't matter. The question is: When was the last time you or I got through a day without mentioning his name?

Four Gone: McLaughlin, Barry, Finkel, Hiller

We were touched by the deaths earlier this week of four individuals, two of whom were Washington residents.

Chief Lanier Going to NFL

The rise of Cathy Lanier, popular with all but the union, was a Great American Dream story.

McDonagh's 'Lonesome West' at the Keegan

An actor's dream for all concerned, the play, set in an Irish village, runs through Aug. 27.

Chef Michel Richard, 1948-2016

The Frenchman behind Citronelle and Central loved being in America.

New Novels: Spies in Sarajevo and Paris

Our discriminating thriller-reader reviews the latest from Matthew Palmer and Alan Furst.

At Olney: Not Your Granddad’s — or Dad’s — G&S

The Hypocrites' productions of "The Pirates of Penzance" and "The Mikado" will run through Aug. 21.

Highs and Lows in Rio in Living Color

Patriotism, heartbreak, eloquence, banality ... this summer's Olympic Games have it all.

Takeaways from Clinton's D.C. Q&A

On Aug. 5, the candidate spoke to National Association of Black Journalists and National Association of Hispanic Journalists convention attendees.

Daisey's 'Trump Card' at Woolly Mammoth

The monologist, appearing through Aug. 7, says that, like Trump, he's a performer, a showman.

'The BeBe Winans Story' — and a Q&A With Nita Whitaker as Mama Winans

On Broadway and in musical theater lore, there are plenty of shows that have chronicled, examined and celebrated the lives ...

The Conventions in the Rearview Mirror

The RNC and the DNC expressed remarkably distinct worldviews, styles, cultures and stories.

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