Gary Tischler

Singer-Citizen Joan Baez: A Conversation of Past and Present

One of America's great singers -- Joan Baez -- will perform at Wolf Trap June 12.

'Approaching Ali': Soloman Howard's Challenge

The Washington National Opera’s world premiere of "Approaching Ali" tells a unique story with local talent Soloman Howard in the lead role.

The Beauty is in the Details, The Architecture of Gil Schafer

“We live differently today in terms of lifestyle, what people do, family arrangements, than in the past.”

We were talking ...

‘The Guardsmen’: Fitting in Our Times

There was some head scratching in the seats when the Kennedy Center made Hungarian playwright Ferenc Molnar’s “The Guardsman ...

Paquito D’Rivera’s ‘Sax Life’ Perfect for Jazz

When we think about the 2013 D.C. Jazz Festival, we can think about a lot of things—the essence ...

A Governor's Appeal to Bipartisan 'Vox Populi'

All politics is local, except when it’s not.

The death of the long-serving Democratic Senator from New Jersey Frank ...

Roy Haynes Kicks Off D.C. Jazz Fest at the Hamilton

Feeling jazzy? Get ready: the D.C. Jazz Festival begins Wednesday with drummer Roy Haynes.

Jean Stapleton: She'll Always Be Our Edith Bunker, Too

Her Edith Bunker character may have been called "a dingbat," but actress Jean Stapleton was everything but that.

Right Time, Right Place for Memorial Day Reflections

Amid the pomp and popular of Memorial Day events, a World War II veteran gets to the heart of the matter in simple conversation.

Burnett Recognized with Mark Twain Prize

It is about time: Carol Burnett will receive the Mark Twain Prize. She has already earned a Kennedy Center Honor.

D.C. Jazz Fest: Nationwide, Worldwide Reputation

Back in 2009, when the D.C. Jazz Festival was celebrating its fifth anniversary with a New Orleans-themed festival and ...

Dreyfuss at the Kreeger: Union of City and Culture

People in the culture-noticing business often talk about Washington, D.C., treasures, hidden or obvious.  They mean old, historical homes ...

Zoofari: Big-time Dinner at the National Zoo

The National Zoo's food-tasting extravaganza -- Zoofari -- gets bigger and better each year.

'Desert Cities' Is Right at Home at Arena

“Other Desert Cities”, Directed by Kyle Donnnelly, runs through May 26 at Arena Stage

Another Commencement Weekend in Washington

From Nobel Prize winners to celebrated actor Kerry Washington, commencement weekend in D.C. is in full swing. Congratulations to the Class of 2013.

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