Gary Tischler

Gunter Grass (1927-2015): Re-Righting Painful German Memories

The Nobel laureate wrote of German literary, cultural, societal and moral loss of memory or re-arranging of the same, which afflicted many adult Germans who survived World War II.

National Portrait Gallery's Kim Sajet Delights at the George Town Club

Kim Sajet is shy.

All right, she’s not shy. Not at all.

The new (relatively, since 2013) director of ...

Meet the New Boss

Ever since Muriel Bowser – not unexpectedly – won the November general election, becoming the District of Columbia’s second female mayor ...

Ryo Yanagitani: Multifaceted Ambassador

Part of the job description for the S&R Foundation’s Artist-in-Residence is to be a multifaceted ambassador to the ...

In the Shadow of Abraham Lincoln

No single group of Americans is as revered in American hearts and minds – minds, especially – as the Founding Fathers, that ...

Helen Hayes: Double the Awards, Double the Fun

At the Helen Hayes Awards held at the venerable, history-drenched Lincoln Theatre on U Street April 7 with a party ...

Scalia Comes to Arena Stage in 'The Originalist'

In his new play, “The Originalist,” now in the Kogod Cradle of Arena Stage, playwright John Strand gives us a voluble, combustible Scalia sparring loudly, with strands of mercy, with a vocal self-described liberal law clerk.

Shakespeare Theatre Company Impresses with 'Man of La Mancha'

The Shakespeare Theatre Company's "Man of La Mancha" production may be the best musical take on Miguel Cervantes's classic Don Quixote story yet.

Bowser to Deliver Her First State of the District Address

Mayor Muriel Bowser will deliver her first State of the District address—based on the theme, “Pathways to the Middle Class”—5:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 31, at the Lincoln Theatre.

Norman Lear and His Art: Even This We Got to Experience

With Common and others, Norman Lear gave the 28th Annual Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts and Policy, as a sort of pep talk to Arts Advocacy Day the following day on Capitol Hill.

A. James Clark: He Built This City

There’s an old saying that goes something like “by his deeds shall you know him" with regard to summing up a person’s life. For A. James Clark, it was more like "by Washington's cityscape, you shall know him."

Blues Alley at 50: the Whole World of Jazz

Harry Schnipper, executive director and owner of Blues Alley, recalled the first time he went to “the nation’s oldest ...

'Freedom’s Song' at Ford’s Theatre

As the smartly brief but epic musical “Freedom’s Song: Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War” moves to its inevitable ...

U.S. Attorney Retires With Unfinished Business

Almost everything that anyone connected with the still ongoing investigation of former Mayor Vincent Gray’s 2010 mayoral campaign does ...

Choral Arts' Norman Scribner: 1936-2015

Norman Scribner, the founder and artistic director emeritus of the Choral Arts Society of Washington, died unexpectedly March 22.

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