This Monday, this city, this country will be celebrating the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who would have been 86 years old Jan. 15, had not an assassin’s bullet ended his life.
Nothing exists in a vacuum. Not even, and especially, presidential State of the Union addresses.
President Barack Obama’s SOTU ...
Perusing the craziness of Sunday's TV moments, entertainment writer Gary Tischler draws for us a large arc of comment and insight that leads back to us.
"I catch a paper boy." The world has lost David Bowie, and all of his edgy, generous, outward bound gifts went with him but also stayed behind.
Aren’t you: surprised, relieved, exhausted, still dancing in the streets, nervous about what lies ahead after a year that seemed full of surprises, most of them not boding well for 2016?
Singer Natalie Cole, painter Ellsworth Kelly and basketball player Meadowlark Lemon were contradictions in their fields and originals—but Americans all.
To start off 2016 in an upbeat mood, try the music of Johann Strauss and his "Blue Danube Waltz” at Strathmore’s 15th annual New Year’s Concert, Jan. 3.
There’s still plenty of theatrical goodies available, for latecomers, or late gifting, with regular runs finishing up and some productions getting extra showtime.
“Bright Star” is especially striking and not a little startling because its heroes and heroines are literary types—on the Eisenhower Theatre at the Kennedy Center through Jan. 10.
Co-founder of Dog Tag Bakery, Rev. Richard Curry, S.J., of Georgetown University passed away Saturday evening, Dec. 19, at St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia.
Each year, we count up our losses — the passing of those who in the course or the whole of their ...
The fifth Republican presidential campaign debate—in Las Vegas, the city where dreams go to die an unnatural death, no less—had it all: context, immediacy, urgency and a theme.
Thinking about the life of Chaka Khan so far is like trying to read a really thick, epic novel in ...
We are living in a time when certain politicians who shall remain nameless (for once) advocate closing America’s borders ...