Gary Tischler

The Nearly Forgotten Electorates

In the increased intensity of interest surrounding the District’s mayoral race, the casualties have been the attention paid to ...

A Last Political Parade at Adams Morgan Day

People say the Adams Morgan neighborhood of Washington is a place where you can find just about everybody – young, old ...

2010 Campaign Notes

That recent Washington Post poll which showed Mayor Adrian Fenty trailing by double figures in his race against challenger Vincent ...

9/11 Remembered

What people remembered about that morning was how incredibly blue the sky was — the kind of gorgeous day it was ...

A Race to the Bitter End

Four years ago, two years ago, last year at this time, or even in the spring, if you suggested to ...

Good Vibrations

With Sarah Ruhl, who penned "The Vibrator Play" at Woolly Mammoth, you’re going to get ambushed at every turn with reveries, lyrical side trips, and unexpected behavior by almost all of the characters. And you'll love it.

Fall Festivals Downtown

Think of September. Think of fall, the falling of leaves, the recessional of summer, and the time before winter. Actually ...

Fenty and Gray Forge Ahead

There’s no question that education is probably the most important issue in this 2010 Democratic Primary election campaign. Mayoral candidates Fenty and Gray are giving it plenty of air time.

Glenn Beck and Sarah Palin 'Restore Honor' to Washington

Glenn Beck is coming to town. So is Sarah Palin. They’re bringing about 300,000 folks with them for a major conservative rally called “Restoring Honor,” a fevered brain child of Beck’s originally meant to be about honoring American servicemen.

Fall 2010 Performing Arts Preview

This fall in Washington, everything from vibrators to Verdi is taking the stage. Arts writer Gary Tischler picks the top performances you shouldn't miss.

All's Well for Marsha Mason

Marsha Mason, four-time Oscar nominee, farmer and classic actress, returns to the stage this fall in Shakespeare Theatre's production of "All's Well That Ends Well."

Arena's New Look

As Artistic Director Molly Smith puts it, “We are finally home again.” But Arena's home isn't exactly what it used to be — in fact, it's about to complete a colossal renovation that will soon light up Washington's theater scene once more.

A Trio of One-of-a-kinds

The Washington performing arts world runs the gamut. But we also have institutions, organizations and individuals that are beyond category.

New York Institution Carmine's Opens in DC

In Washington, nothing is official until the mayor cuts the ribbon. Or the pasta, as was the case for the last week's opening of Carmine’s, the classic New York restaurant.

At Kennedy Center, 'Poppins' Cleans Up House

Gary Tischler is not in the least embarrassed to admit that he really, really enjoyed myself at a recent performance of “Mary Poppins,” now at the Kennedy Center’s Opera House.

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