Gary Tischler

At-Large Council Election: Good to Be the Incumbent

An interim councilmember no more, Anita Bonds led the pack to secure her at-large seat on the District Council.

The 'Freedom' and Heart of Richie Havens

Singer Richie Havens -- more than a performer at Woodstock -- was also a teacher for the environment.

Is April the Cruelest Month?

“All in all, it’s been a tough week,” President Barack Obama said in the wake of the capture of ...

Franceesa Zambello Joins Washington National Opera

Francesca Zambello, on the phone, at a table, in print, from a distance, and just from reading her resume, feels ...

Al Neuharth: Founder of USA Today, Freedom Forum and the Newseum

Media innovator Al Neuharth left us his unique gifts of a national newspaper and a news museum in downtown D.C.

An Election? Yes, Vote April 23

Yes, Washington, there is an election tomorrow, however unmotivated you might be.

Succinct Sportscaster Summerall, a Classic

Pat Summerall was the classic American sportscaster who added a touch of class to each broadcast.

Wright: at His 'Mountaintop,' Playing MLK

What is it like to play Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.? Ask actor Bowman Wright in Arena Stage's "The Mountaintop."

'Hello, Dolly!' Now at Ford’s Theatre

So nice to see "Hello, Dolly!" at Ford's Theatre -- with its different story lines to sing and tell.

...Now for the Helen Hayes Awards

If you wanted diversity in the theater and in theater awards, then that’s what you got at the 29th ...

Thatcher: Britain's Lioness Whose Roar Was Heard by All

Britain's "Iron Lady," Margaret Thatcher, was one of the 20th century's great leaders.

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 ...

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