Gary Tischler

THE LOW-DOWN ON WASHINGTON DRAMA

Comings And Goings

All the world’s a stage. And when it comes to Washington’s world of performance, as ...

WAR OF 1812 Gets Its Close-Up at Portrait Gallery

Pop quiz: See if any of these persons, events, battles and none such ring a bell.

Isaac Brock, Tenskewatawa (The ...

'Normal Heart': Gripping Passion at Arena

People forget. Larry Kramer won’t let you.

There was a time in the early 1980s when gay men all ...

Pre-Elvis 'Memphis': Darrington's Delray

“Memphis,” a loud, electric, fast-paced, high-energy Tony-Award winning musical now on its Washington stop through July 1 at the Kennedy Center’s Opera House.

Amid AFI Silverdocs Festival This Week, a Look at George Plimpton

For the last ten years, the AFI Silverdocs Festival has helped transform the quiet genre of documentary films into blockbuster movie events. This year, among the abundant festival features, George Plimpton steps into the limelight once more, with a wide-eyed documentary chronicling the life and times of this one-of-a-kind man. And The Georgetowner has its own unique connection to the film...

'Music of Kander and Ebb' Belts Out Familiar and Unexpected Songs

First You Dream: The Music of Kander & Ebb runs in the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater June 8 to July 1, 2012.

Live on Cable: Your District Council and Its Latest Drama

Ward 7's Yvette Alexander teared up as she watched the council erupt in charges and counter charges and warned that anything could happen and that any one of them could walk out in handcuffs.

D'oh: Excellent 'Mr. Burns' in a Post-Electric World

Ever wonder why Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company and artistic director Howard Schalwitz refuse to lose their edge, get stale, play ...

Fresh As Ever: Pelosi's Perspective With 25 Years of Service

Celebrating 25 years of service, Nancy Pelosi offers her take on politics today at a Capitol Hill gathering.

Ray Bradbury, Our Forever Writer of Dreams Come True

Ray Bradbury, literary lion of science fiction and fantasy, dies in Los Angeles but has not left us.

The Fraud and Irony of Kwame Brown

Charged with fraud, Council Chairman Kwame Brown resigns and leaves the District government with more uncertainty.

Chuck Brown Funeral: Feeling the Joy and Stopping Time for Hometown D.C.

If you made it to the funeral of Chuck Brown, "the Godfather of Go-Go," last week at the Washington Convention ...

D.C. Jazz Fest Keeps Cookin': Check Your Schedule

D.C. Jazz Festival: Sound and site selections for the week ahead.

Inside DC Jazz

The first time I ever encountered jazz in the sense that somebody told me I was listening to jazz was ...

The Soul of DC’s Jazz Festival

Washington has its own culture —and it’s not just the whole center-of-the world, seat-of-government thing. It’s about music ...

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