Gary Tischler

Interrogating Jessica Dickey of 'The Guard' at Ford's

Playwright Jessica Dickey leaves her ideas and vitality on stage at Ford's Theatre with her work, "The Guard," closing after Sunday.

DC Jazz's Sumter Makes the Morning Sunny

Sunny Sumter of the DC Jazz Festival owned the room as she sang, explained music culture and spoke of her big ambitions for D.C.'s jazz future.

Women's Theater Festival: Observing 'The Guard' and 'Elizabeth R' and Much More

The Women’s Voices Theater Festival going in Washington, D.C., is a grand crossing of all things theatrical and thematic—and all written by women. Here are two reviews—and more to come.

'Chimerica': U.S, China in a Haunting Embrace

“Chimerica” is a challenge for actors and for the audience. It runs from 1989, the year of Tiananmen Square, to 2012, with an American photographer wondering what happened to “tank man,” who stood in front of a tank in the vast Beijing square.

Star Violinist Semenenko at Ukrainian Embassy Oct. 6, 7

Ukrainian Aleksey Semenenko will perform in the second Embassy Series of the season at the Embassy of the Ukraine in Georgetown Oct. 6 and 7.

Pope Francis Completes Transformational Visit to Washington, D.C.

Pope Francis in his first visit to the U.S. takes the city by love and with his presence leaves a message of justice and duty.

A Fresh, Engaging Take on 'Carmen' at the Kennedy Center

Washington National Opera's "Carmen" is produced with uniform excellence, eliciting the opera's considerable musical and dramatic virtues.

Fiorina on Fire, Pessimism on Display at GOP Debate

Could this be the end of The Donald?

In an Uncertain World, White House Honorees Give Us Our Humanity Anew

President Barack Obama honored 19 individuals and two groups honored at the White House on Sept. 10, the day just before 9/11, in the ceremony that seemed a blessing.

U.S. Gives Actress Ingrid Bergman Stamp of Approval

Ingrid Bergman, who was, as the veteran Washington movie critic Arch Campbell noted, “one of the great female stars of all time,” was honored with a stamp ceremony at the House of Sweden in Georgetown on Sept. 9.

Ken Burns's 'The Civil War' Returns in HD for Its 25th Anniversary

After it first aired 25 years ago, “The Civil War,” the gifted filmmaker Ken Burns’s visual poem and epic television documentary on our nation’s most costly and transformative struggle, returns in high definition.

Women’s Voices on D.C. Stages

If you’re a Washington theater fan and you want to find out just how big of a theatrical ocean ...

2015 Fall Performing Arts Highlights

With so many things happening in Washington in September and October (Hello, Your Holiness!), it’s impossible to fix and ...

Phillips Concert Series at 75

The Phillips Collection, one of Washington’s most esteemed and intimate art museums, is marking the 75th anniversary of its ...

Odious August Is Over, Thank God

August is the month when we ignore the news, because there isn’t supposed to be any. That maxim is long past its expiration date. Each year, August brings more unwelcome news.

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