Gary Tischler

'Love in Afghanistan': a Strong Girl and an American Boy

Our critic found the female characters unforgettable, while the male characters got a little lost in the writing of "Love in Afghanistan."

Lou Reed: Pervasive Rock Pioneer

He influenced more rockers than we will ever know. The rock-and-roll original Lou Reed died at 71 over the weekend.

Celebrate Magpie's 40th Anniversary at Wolf Trap, Oct. 26

They’ll be celebrating a 40th anniversary for Magpie—aka Greg Artzner and Terry Leonino—at the Barns at Wolf ...

Old and New: Catching the Wind With Donovan

Writer and art critic Gary Tischler met with Donovan in Georgetown, a place the rock legend knows well.

Mark Twain Honor for Burnett

It was a love fest at the Kennedy Center Sunday, a magical red carpet ride, a fun and funny night ...

Fishman Feted

At the D.C. Jazz Festival Annual Trustee Gala Oct. 21 Charles Fishman, founder of the festival, was presented with ...

New Plays Show Washington's Fresh Take on Theater

WIth playwrights and directors enlivening the theater scene, Washington, D.C., has an artistic lot to choose from.

A Homecoming for Dance Theatre of Harlem and Jenelle Figgins

Duke Ellington graduate Jenelle Figgins returns as a dancer with the Dance Theatre of Harlem.

Lasting Pain of the Shutdown: We, the People, Lost

Here is just one take-away from the government shutdown: "I'm mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore."

Astronaut, Critic and Man of Letters, Pulitzer-Prize Novelist: Godspeed

A trio of Americans left us last week. Their lives and achievements ring strong and true past this life.

'La Forza del Destino': Overwrought, But Worth the Wild Ride

From everything we know, Francesca Zambello—in her first full season as Washington National Opera's artistic director—likes a ...

Sutton Foster: All-Broadway, Yet Intimate, Too, at the Strathmore

Sing, dance, act and strike a pose: Sutton Foster has got a lot to give. See her this weekend.

Women's History Museum: Reclaiming Missing Half of the Story

In many ways, even though there is still no such thing as an actual, physical place called the National Women ...

50 Years On: Jack & Jackie In Our Lives

Those of us who were alive on that day all remember where we were and how we felt when we ...

Chef Maziar Farivar: Culinary Ambassador to the World

We’ve always contended—based on the food and the man—that chef Maziar Farivar, co-owner with his brother Shahab ...

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