Gary Tischler

Seeding the Landscape with Jazz

What makes for a world-class jazz festival?

The obvious answer is world-class performers. The DC Jazz Festival, now in its ...

Beau Biden: 'the Finest Man Any of Us Have Ever Known'

The vice president's son, Beau Biden, was 46 years old and died May 30 in Bethesda of brain cancer.

Bowser, Evans Cheer Progress of D.C., Salute Georgetown Citizens

Fresh from a budget approval by the D.C. Council, an exuberant Mayor Bowser and Jack Evans headlined the Citizen Association of Georgetown's annual meeting.

D.C.'s Memorial Day Parade Is Special, but Also One of Many

In hundreds and thousands of places all across these United States, everyone was doing some version of the same thing, this National Memorial Day.

Steven Knapp's Wide Embrace: GW and the Arts

There is a lot more to Steven Knapp, 16th president of the George Washington University, than meets the eye. Standing ...

Lively Pairing: Evil Stepsisters of 'Cinderella'

There’s still another chance—Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the Kennedy Center Opera House—to see “Cinderella ...

District Council Complete: Todd, May Sworn in

With the addition of newly elected Brandon Todd and LaRuby May, the District Council sits at full force for the first time in five months.

70 Years on, Spirit of the Elbe Evoked at Russian Embassy

Among the many 70th anniversary salutes, there was one last week that recalled a time of American and Russian cooperation in defeating Nazi Germany.

Bluesman B.B. King (1925-2015): the Thrill Is Not Gone for Us

Bluesman B.B. King, a legend in his and many people’s times, a man who personified the music he ...

WNO's 'Cinderella': a Long, Fast-Paced Opera That Retains Its Loveliness

Washington National Opera's "Cinderella" is a spritely, lively, full-of-eye-candy production, blessed with musical and vocal bravado. It runs through May 21.

GW's Knapp: 'Universities Key Part of Urban Cultural Landscape'

GWU President Steven Knapp spoke at the Georgetown Media Group’s Cultural Leadership Breakfast about the university's many efforts, including the Corcoran and the Textile Museum.

Edens Unveiled: The 87th Georgetown Garden Tour

Every year, eventually, spring comes to Washington.

The long-awaited season is an outward-bound explosion, an effusion of nature, basking in ...

Adrienne Haan's 'Berlin to Broadway-TransAtlantic'

The tribe of artists and performers that belong to the family of cabaret singers is always multiplying, adding to a ...

Ben E. King: His Songs Stand by Us

Ben E. King’s songs and the songs of the Drifters are part of rock’s great American songbook, like “Spanish Harlem,” “Up on the Roof,” “This Magic Moment," "I Count the Tears" and “Stand By Me.”

Studio's 'Murder Ballad': Lost Love in Your Face

Check out “Murder Ballad,”  the new show at Studio Theatre’s Stage 4, described as an “immersive rock musical experience,” extended to May 16.  

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