Gary Tischler

Mary Bridget Davies at Arena . . . With Janis Joplin

The voice on the phone didn’t give many clues. I expected to hear Janis Joplin’s growly, smoky voice ...

'Punch' Sulzberger of the New York Times: His Influence and the Press

Former New York Times publisher Arthur Ochs “Punch” Sulzberger at the helm during the height of American print journalism died Sept. 29.

'Don Giovanni': Mozart's World in Full at the Opera

Give yourself the time to take in Washington National Opera's production of "Don Giovanni," Mozart's long work that goes to the next level -- it's on the must-attend list.

Pat McGee at Strathmore, Sept. 28: a Homecoming of Sorts

Pat McGee will be here performing Friday, Sept. 28, at the Music Center at Strathmore.

'Invisible Man': Still With Us

Studio Theatre's drama, "Invisible Man," continues to haunt in its African-American tales of presence.

Fall Whisks Its Frisky Optimism, Despite Distractions

An autumn weekend of everyday events gives a happy and healthy dose of normalcy for those willing to take it all in.

Women's National History Museum Inches Closer to Reality

With a Senate bill, endorsed by Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., longest-serving women in the history of the U.S. Congress, the plan for a women's history museum moves forward.

In Appreciation: Jaylee Mead

In this day and age, there are a number of ways to find people we have lost. We — Washington, the ...

Actor Floyd King Bids Farewell to the Bard

Washington theater fans think they know Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Floyd King. This makes sense. After all, hundreds, maybe thousands ...

12th Annual National Book Festival

If you hear anybody telling you—as people are wont to do these days—that the book is dying, people ...

'Anna Bolena': Experiencing Henry VIII's World

Donizetti's 'Anna Bolena' explores familiar history with powerful singing.

Mayor's Arts Awards for Williams, Stevens, Deal and Others

Everybody’s always giving awards. No big deal.

In the case of the 27th Annual Mayor's Arts Awards Ceremonies ...

New Poet Laureate Writes by the Power and Pain of Memory

Over the phone, Natasha Trethewey’s voice sounds warm. It’s a voice inviting you to talk, as opposed to ...

Kennedy Center Honors 2012: An Eclectic Collection

This year, the Kennedy Center Honors tap an actor, a bluesman, British rockers, a ballerina and a comedian.

'Chad Deity' Reflects Perfectly on Our Own Phoniness

Woolly Mammoth's "Chad Deity" uses the world of wrestling to show the rest of us the ways we can act for good or bad.

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