Gary Tischler

D.C. Arts Preview: Fall 2012

Fall—inevitably, surprisingly—is coming. Do you want to know how we can tell?

No, it is not all the ...

Turner and Ivins, ‘Red Hot Patriot,’ a Perfect Match

It’s hard to doubt that somewhere in the course of a long career of jabbing Texas politicians and officials ...

Free For All: the Bard's 'All's Well That Ends Well'

One way to tell that the 2012-2013 theater season is just around the corner, if not upon us, is the ...

Perfectly Timed 'Whorehouse': Hypocrisy, Media and Politicians

At Signature Theater, pretty much from the beginning and for the last 22 years, everything old has found a way ...

Entertainment World Mourns Deaths of Director, Comedienne and Singer-Songwriter

A legendary, ground-breaking comedienne, an action-film director and a '60s-style singer have left us and their unique works of art.

Brown and Gray: Women of Our Times

Helen Gurley Brown and Nellie Gray, who died this week, added to the women's movement, each in their own way.

AFI's Tribute to Marilyn Monroe, 50 Years After Her Death

Fifty years after her death, the American Film Institute in Silver Spring offer films that illuminate the persona and talent of Marilyn Monroe.

Freeman: An Actor Who Taught How to Act and to Be Real

Al Freeman was an actor in plays that animated his life and times -- and taught drama at Howard University.

London's Honour: An Olympics So Modern and Remembered

Londoners and the British people can be rightly proud of their Olympics. While a triumph for the United Kingdon, the U.S.A. applauds its athletes who bring home a record count of medals.

We Lose a Music Man, Two Critics and a Fashion Champion

A music composer, arts and film critics and a fashion writer: a week of loss.

Bill Dean: Georgetown’s Budding Philanthropreneur

The Dodge Mansion on P Street, although elegantly and imaginatively renovated by architect Dale Overmyer, is very old. It has ...

Emmylou Harris: All She Intended to Be

Well, we’ll be doing the songs I’ve done over the years, from the beginning until now. We’ll ...

Jerry Seinfeld at the Kennedy Center

At the Kennedy Center and at age 58, Jerry Seinfeld brings his polished humor about "nothing."

Olympics Get Better Despite NBC

The Olympics, even if you are just watching on television, start to shine -- despite NBC again.

Gore Vidal: American Renaissance Man . . . and a Very Funny Guy

Gore Vidal, great American writer and Renaissance man, also penned laugh-out-loud quips along with his cultural critiques.

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