Marion Barry, who died Nov. 23, defined local politics in Washington, D.C., for better or for worse and for so long that many residents cannot think of their city without him.
Almost from the moment he arrived in Washington, D.C., as a young, firebrand civil rights activist, Marion Barry captured the imagination of the city...
Mike Nichols, director of stage and screen and EGOT-achiever, died Nov. 19 at the age of 83.
The Washington Ballet's Septime Webre makes history by casting African-American leads in next year's production of "Swan Lake."
Nutcrackers and Scrooges
At the Washington Ballet, it’s the 10th anniversary of Artistic Director Septime Webre’s production of ...
Anne-Sophie Mutter's Nov. 23 Kennedy Center performance, under the auspices of Washington Performing Arts, is emblematic of her passions and interests, musical and otherwise.
"Fiddler on the Roof," going strong after 50 years, remains true to tradition at Arena Stage -- with a twist of intimacy from the theater-in-the-round setting of the Fichandler.
In this loud, cramped talkative drama, the badness and wit of "Bad Jews" hurts so good at the Studio Theatre.
The pianist Orion Weiss, the 2010 Classical Recording Foundation Young Artist of the Year, will have an unusual partner in ...
Director Robert Richmond brings a dark, brooding and modern take on 'Julius Caesar' to the Folger Theatre at the Folger Shakespeare Library on East Capitol Street.
Now Playing Julius Caesar—Director Robert Richmond fiddles with Shakespeare’s classic play about power and war in ancient Rome ...
Deborah Rutter, the new boss of the Kennedy Center, gave an informal and insightful talk at the George Town Club Nov. 6, as part of the Georgetowner's Cultural Leadership Breakfast Series.
Yes, Muriel Bowser won it, running away -- and there will some new councilmembers. The D.C. election was nowhere as dramatic as the national elections.
It’s the opera for people who don’t like opera, but perhaps more importantly, for people who do like opera, especially familiar ones.
The scene looked and sounded familiar.
Walking into Kramerbooks and Afterwords Café on Connecticut Avenue last week for a lunchtime ...