Gary Tischler

CPAC 2013: A Little Farther and Further Afield This Year

CPAC put on its annual conference and circus a few days ago in Maryland, leaving one of last year's attendees stranded in Adams Morgan.

Last Chance to See 'Nordic Cool' at the Kennedy Center

Your other weekend assignment: go to the Kennedy Center and see "Nordic Cool." It's way cool and closing in a few days.

From S.F. to D.C. in the 70s

I came to live in Washington DC in 1975 after living and working on two different daily newspapers in Northern ...

Seventies Exhibit at National Archives

The more distant the recent past becomes, the more it tends to appear in our immediate rear view mirrors.

In ...

Irish Flautist James Galway Comes to the Kennedy Center

James Galway is a world traveler and a world citizen. He’s been all over and played and taught and ...

'Norma': Meade and Zajick Lead a Druidic Triumph

The Washington National Opera's "Norma" runs through March 24 at the Kennedy Center.

WNO's 'Manon Lescaut': a Heroine We Believe In

Washington National Opera’s spring-season opener, "Manon Lescaut," matched with soprano Patricia Racette, tells the tale of ill-matched lovers.

TV Legends: Bonnie Franklin, Dale Robertson

In a communications-entertainment world where access to everything all of the time is a given, change is hardly ever noticed ...

Helen Reddy: 'Strong, Invincible Woman' at Wolf Trap

The singer who roared, "I am woman," Helen Reddy will perform at the Barns at Wolf Trap, March 7 and 8.

Van Cliburn: Musical Ambassador Extraordinary

At a time when the new teen music sounds of rock and roll had emerged with its own king in Elvis Presley, the classical music world produced the equivalent of a rock star in the person of pianist Van Cliburn.

Performing Arts Calendar

STILL HERE,
BUT NOT FOR LONG Here are our selections of some eclectic, shouldn’t-miss offerings now at local theaters ...

Oscars: Fatigue, Shame and Anne Hathaway

Our reviewer dreamed a dream about the 85th Academy Awards Presentations: was it Michelle or Michele and what about Anne Hathaway?

The Last 'Walking the Dog': a Tribute to Bailey and Barney

Barney, who fulfilled the role of first dog and his master’s best friend for two terms at the White ...

Simone Dinnerstein: Precise Aim at Bach's 'Variations'

Listening to Simone Dinnerstein talk about her life and her music-- as well as Johann Sebastian Bach, her relationship with ...

Wooly Mammoth's 'The Convert': Culture Clash and Mixed Loyalties

A powerful, thoughtful drama on colonization in Africa during the time of the British Empire is now at Woolly Mammoth Theatre.

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