There’s a certain air of expectation that hangs over artistic director Molly Smith’s production of “The Music Man” at Arena Stage, which is now running through July 22, 2012.
Another campaign worker for Mayor Vincent Gray was charged yesterday with lying to the FBI. If this is not the other shoe to drop, it is surely another lace untied. Will the federal investigation reach the Office of the Mayor?
Donna Summer and the Bee Gees' Robin Gibb defined disco and made some great music.
If you want to know what Georgetown is all about these days, come to the Citizens Association of Georgetown’s Concerts In the Parks series.
Chuck Brown—the Godfather of Go-Go, the President, the Legend—passed away mid-week, and the city erupted. Not in tears, mind you, but in a kind of celebration, on the airwaves, in bars, in the U Street Corridor, around Ben’s Chili Bowl. Brown never exploded nationally the way he should have, but maybe that’s alright. Brown belonged to Washington. He was ours.
President Barack Obama finally did it.
He maxed out on his evolution on the issue of gay marriage. He’s ...
We live in the age of the short, the small, the quick and fast, the compact, the time-saving, the quickie ...
You got trouble, right here in River City, Harold Hill, Marian the Librarian Paroo and 76 trombones. Sound familiar?
We talk a lot these days about the effect of technology--sweeping, growing like mushrooms, constantly changing every nano-second--of our lives ...
The Washington National Opera production of Jules Massenet's "Werther" may seem over the top, but it is well worth it, says reviewer Gary Tischler.
With music as ambassador, Jerome Barry's Embassy Series brings us the music of Iraq and instruments from ancient Mesopotamia at the Iraqi Cultural Center on Dupont Circle.
There is wider notice of Washington theater now that plays which began here are up for Tonys. Add to that a Regional Theater Tony for the Washington Shakespeare Theatre Company. Its artistic director Michael Kahn will accept the award in New York on June 10.
If you're out and about in the city between May 6 and 12, whether you're walking, reading a newspaper or texting on the Metro or bus, or on a bench or eating at your favorite restaurant across the city, check it out. Look up! Look out!
We were almost late to the Washington National Opera premiere production of Giuseppi Verdi’s spectacular and inventive “Nabucco” last ...
For the Washington National Opera, it's a first-time production of the epic opera, directed by the electrifying young American Thaddeus Strassberger and conducted by Philippe Auguin, running April 28 through May 21 at the Kennedy Center's Opera House. For costume designer Mattie Ullrich, making her WNO debut, "Nabucco" is "a dream assignment."