Gary Tischler

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.

A Rare 'Sun Also Rises' Sets Too Soon

The Washington Ballet's Septime Webre created a masterful and dazzling work in "The Sun Also Rises." We just wish that had been more time to see it.

'Other Desert Cities': Family Secrets in Palm Springs

Arena's "Other Desert Cities" display family members' biting comments about their lives -- with a strong cast that keeps it real.

Ute Lemper Sings It All

The German-born singer Ute Lemper is making one of her frequent jaunts to Washington, this time at the Sixth and ...

A Return to Hemingway and Fitzgerald

The boys are back.

We’re talking Ernie and F. Scott, Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald, the American chroniclers ...

'Show Boat': True American Entertainment

"Show Boat" is a wowser, as our reviewer notes and finds soprano Andriana Chuchman "the heart and soul of the show."

Washington Ballet Presents Hemingway's "The Sun Also Rises"

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Kahn's Take on 'Wallenstein' and 'Coriolanus'

A talk with Shakespeare Theatre Company director Michael Kahn reveals the rise and fall of great men in two plays.

Rest In Peace, Possum

Country music giant George Jones has died -- and so has a bit of country music itself.

At-Large Council Election: Good to Be the Incumbent

An interim councilmember no more, Anita Bonds led the pack to secure her at-large seat on the District Council.

The 'Freedom' and Heart of Richie Havens

Singer Richie Havens -- more than a performer at Woodstock -- was also a teacher for the environment.

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