Sigmund Freud and C.S. Lewis met for dinner and a discussion just as World War II begins.
An inspiration beyond her poetry, Maya Angelou left her fellow Americans with words and deeds to live by.
For those who embrace Memorial Day in its main mission, it is a day of touching, happy and bittersweet connections.
One of the finest—and most original—music albums of any sort came out late last year, further enlarging the ...
At the helm of Washington Performing Arts for a year, Jenny Biefield takes an cooperative and inclusive view of the city's arts communities.
With the rain and the fire past, this weekend gave us a chance to enjoy life and its many kinds of music.
The songs of Leiber and Stoller get the Arena Stage treatment by Randy Johnson and have a fresh exuberance.
For jazz lovers, "Blue Note at 75, the Concert" was the place to be at the Kennedy Center Sunday night.
“Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezín” is never just a concert, a performance, a presentation of a masterpiece. The multimedia concert-drama ...
Many of the giants of jazz recorded on the Blue Note label, and the Kennedy Center celebrates with an all-star concert this Sunday.
It is one of the givens in the litany of American bedrock beliefs that many people dream of and aspire ...
Last weekend, one of the bigger events was the Correspondents' Dinner and parties surrounding it -- and that was but one aspect of a jam-packed Washington.
Call it the extra magical "Magic Flute." The reviewer and the kids in the audience loved the Washington National Opera production at the Kennedy Center.
Director Randy Johnson has another song fest at Arena Stage: “Smokey Joe’s Café, the Songs of Leiber and Stoller."