Gary Tischler

Annette Funicello: 'America's Sweetheart'

After a long fight with multiple sclerosis, Disney Mouseketeer original Annette Funicello is "dancing in heaven," her daughter said.

'Knave of Hearts' from the Mind and Life of John Carter

Writer John Carter's “I, Jack, am the Knave of Hearts" reveals a Washingtonian's enduring creativity.

'Mary T. and Lizzy K.': an Intimate Lincoln Story

At Arena Stage, “Mary T. and Lizzy K.” continues America's fascination with the Lincolns.

The Nationals Open and Show Baseball's Power

What befits a baseball opening day the most? Well, if you’re a Washington Nationals fan, a perfect opening day ...

Outside the Supreme Court for the Marriage Debate

About 10 to 14 days ago, maybe even last weekend, and for sure Tuesday and Wednesday, America discovered gay marriage ...

At-Large Election Has Heads Spinning Again

In case you haven’t noticed, there’s an election coming up.

It’s yet another special election for the ...

Breath of Fresh Air: Pastor Camille Cook Murray

To some minds, Easter seems like an easy sermon for any Christian minister, priest or even motivational speaker. This particular ...

Joy Zinoman Returns to Studio Theatre for ‘4000 Miles’

Joy Zinoman, looking very cool in various shades of black and gray, was sitting on a couch on the second ...

Studio's '4000 Miles': at Home with Vera and Leo

"4000 Miles," directed by Joy Zinoman, takes us to a Greenwich Village apartment and gives us "a soothing appraisal of sad laughter."

At the National Zoo: Elephants in the 'Hood

When the National Zoo is in the neighborhood, visiting the elephants in their new center gives new meaning to the phrase, "Meet the neighbors."

CPAC 2013: A Little Farther and Further Afield This Year

CPAC put on its annual conference and circus a few days ago in Maryland, leaving one of last year's attendees stranded in Adams Morgan.

Last Chance to See 'Nordic Cool' at the Kennedy Center

Your other weekend assignment: go to the Kennedy Center and see "Nordic Cool." It's way cool and closing in a few days.

From S.F. to D.C. in the 70s

I came to live in Washington DC in 1975 after living and working on two different daily newspapers in Northern ...

Seventies Exhibit at National Archives

The more distant the recent past becomes, the more it tends to appear in our immediate rear view mirrors.

In ...

Irish Flautist James Galway Comes to the Kennedy Center

James Galway is a world traveler and a world citizen. He’s been all over and played and taught and ...

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