Gary Tischler

Candidates Charge Through Ward 2

Where the District's 2006 election seemed almost dreamily sleepy and below the radar in the summer months, 2010's race has a daily, electric and strange feel to it, covered almost 24-7 by a blogosphere that never lets up.

'Telling Stories'

Norman Rockwell can't get a break. Every time there’s a big exhibition of his works — as there is now at the Smithsonian American Art Museum — you can bet that someone, somewhere in the art world is going to scream bloody murder. What's behind the animosity?

Gauntlet Thrown Down on Education

In the midst of a heated mayoral race, what's next after Michelle Rhee fires 241 DCPS teachers?

Remembering Daniel Schorr

Daniel Schorr, one of the last of the great television and radio reporters, passed away at the age of 93 last week.

The Blue and Gray: 'Vince' Optimistic About Campaign

Vincent Gray sits down with The Georgetowner to share the decisions of his campaign, including why he's running for mayor and not for re-election as city council chairman.

No Stranger to 'Passing Strange'

"Passing Strange," now performing at the Studio Theatre's 2nd Stage, taps into a long tradition of growing-pain and coming-of-age tales. But it also feels and plays as if the whole couple of hours had been lived and imagined right on the spot.

What is Mrs. Warren's Profession?

The Shakespeare Theatre Company’s production “Mrs. Warren’s Profession” is gorgeous to look at, often out-loud funny, even more often sharp and witty and wonderfully acted.

'Legends!'

Lypsinka's Studio Theatre performance of “Legends!”, if not legendary, is still a hoot.

Strasburg Syndrome

A group of seniors from the Georgetown Senior Center, still game in their own way, and still reeling with memories from the loss of founder Virginia Allen, took a trip to the ballpark to see Nats phenom Stephen Strasburg.

The Georgetowner's Roffman Honored

David Roffman, only the second publisher in The Georgetowner's history, was recently awarded a lifetime achievement honor by the Georgetown Business Association. Gary Tischler reflects on the man's lasting contributions to the neighborhood.

Ms. Ashley's Profession

The Tony-winning Liz Ashley, writes Gary Tischler, is as brash, direct, self-deprecating, emotive and blunt as ever.

We Remember: A Star, A Poet and A Bruin

The Georgetowner remembers Rue McClanahan, Peter Orlovsky and John Wooden.

Justice is Served in Stevens’ ‘Thurgood’

Laurence Fishburne shines in George Stevens' "Thurgood." Gary Tischler sits down with Stevens to discuss the making of the acclaimed play, and what's next.

Washington's Summer Weekends

A look at what's coming up in the District this summer — politically, athletically and socially.

No Slowing Down for Denyce Graves

A week ago Tuesday, Denyce Graves was in a car, heading toward Dulles International Airport to catch a plane that would take her to Turkey. The opera star is moving up and around the world.

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