Gary Tischler

Rain Won't Stop This City's Event Calendar

Bored? This isn't your average rainy day weekend.

2011 Fall Opera Preview

Washington experienced a wrenching and rare one-two weather punch in one week — an unprecedented earthquake followed by a hurricane. The ...

Memory and Witness in a Post-9/11 World

Like witnesses at a traffic accident, everybody remembers that singular, defining day differently yet, at the same time, everyone has ...

Much To Do About Ukes

I didn’t know there was so much to know about the ukulele , or how many people were crazy about ...

A Hurricane, Not An Earthquake

Last week, I saw a headline in one of the few remaining daily newspapers left in the whole wide world ...

Fall Visual Art Preview 2011

The visual arts are the quiet arts, the arts of contemplation, the finished art.

When we see a painting in ...

Fall Performance Art Preview 2011

When Arena Stage brought back its hugely successful season and theater opening production of the very-much-a-staple Rodger Hammerstein musical “Oklahoma ...

UkeFest at Strathmore

The Music Center gears up for it's annual UkeFest, where over 800 ukulele players are planned to assemble.

The Kids Farm is Here to Stay

One of the National Zoo's favorite attractions finds a new benefactor.

“Uncle Vanya” at the Kennedy Center

You’re not likely to hear The Three Stooges and Anton Chekhov mentioned in the same conversation. Yet I found myself thinking of Curly and Moe, and Laurel and Hardy, for that matter, and maybe even Lucille Ball at odd moments during the Sidney Theatre Company’s electric, very energetic, and yes, very funny, production of “Uncle Vanya” at the Kennedy Center.

The Show will be running through August 27th starring Cate Blanchett, Richard Roxburgh, Jacki Weaver, and Hugo Weaving.

Government Rating Sinks While the Heat Rises

Somebody once said that just because you’ve hit bottom doesn’t meant there isn’t a basement down below ...

Tribute to a Rock N' Roll Icon

August may be the dog days of summer, but it also has every year now for the past seven years ...

Faces of the Nation: Politics in Art

History surrounds us in Washington, politics is the humidity of our daily lives as much as suffocating temperatures and the ...

Pop Goes the Easel

The Studio 2ndStage production of Pop! extends one week.

'Clybourne Park,' a Mammoth Production

Some time ago, when Woolly Mammoth Theatre first staged a production of “Clybourne Park” by Bruce Norris, it was doing ...

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