Gary Tischler

'Chad Deity' Reflects Perfectly on Our Own Phoniness

Woolly Mammoth's "Chad Deity" uses the world of wrestling to show the rest of us the ways we can act for good or bad.

9/11: Getting Past—But Never Getting Over—It

You walk out the door.

The sky is blue.

Just as blue.

And because today is Tuesday, September 11, you ...

New and Old Rediscovered at Adams Morgan Day

Adams Morgan Day was a perfect Sunday of fun, flavor and variety to celebrate one of D.C.'s most popular neighborhoods.

Dance, Dance, Dance

Washington Ballet: A Vampire Arrives for Halloween Septime Webre, artistic director of the Washington Ballet, decided to call the company ...

Music, Music, Music and More Music


THE NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA The season starts officially in grand style for the 82nd year with the ...

Readings and Conversations, from Strathmore to Folger

Sometimes, we embrace culture in more forms than music, singing, dancing, the stories of plays and operas.

Sometimes, all we ...

Theater J's 'Body Awareness': P.C. Fun With Phyllis and Joyce

Annie Baker's "Body Awareness" plays with your assumptions and keeps you guessing about the characters.

Radvanovsky Takes on the Star-crossed ‘Anna Bolena’

The great American soprano Sondra Radvanovsky admits she likes a challenge.

She’s taking one on now as she prepares ...

2012 Fall Performance Preview Part II

The performing arts—all of them-are all about music, movements and moments that add up to magic. In our second ...

A Diva and a Don Start Things Off in a Rich Washington Opera Season

Opera singers are identified by voice—as in soprano, mezzo-soprano, bass, tenor and so on, as if it’s part ...

Constricted on TV, a Political Convention Can Still Be Revealing

In our mulit-media and media-fractured era, the Republican National Convention in Tampa this week still proved an instructive and entertaining event.

Neil Armstrong: From the Heart of America to First Human Steps on the Moon

The first human to walk on the moon was a quiet American hero.

Enough Already: Our Endless Summer

Tired of this long, hot summer? Sick of August? The election campaigns? Why write about this at all?

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 ...

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