Gary Tischler

Amid AFI Silverdocs Festival This Week, a Look at George Plimpton

For the last ten years, the AFI Silverdocs Festival has helped transform the quiet genre of documentary films into blockbuster movie events. This year, among the abundant festival features, George Plimpton steps into the limelight once more, with a wide-eyed documentary chronicling the life and times of this one-of-a-kind man. And The Georgetowner has its own unique connection to the film...

'Music of Kander and Ebb' Belts Out Familiar and Unexpected Songs

First You Dream: The Music of Kander & Ebb runs in the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater June 8 to July 1, 2012.

Live on Cable: Your District Council and Its Latest Drama

Ward 7's Yvette Alexander teared up as she watched the council erupt in charges and counter charges and warned that anything could happen and that any one of them could walk out in handcuffs.

D'oh: Excellent 'Mr. Burns' in a Post-Electric World

Ever wonder why Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company and artistic director Howard Schalwitz refuse to lose their edge, get stale, play ...

Fresh As Ever: Pelosi's Perspective With 25 Years of Service

Celebrating 25 years of service, Nancy Pelosi offers her take on politics today at a Capitol Hill gathering.

Ray Bradbury, Our Forever Writer of Dreams Come True

Ray Bradbury, literary lion of science fiction and fantasy, dies in Los Angeles but has not left us.

The Fraud and Irony of Kwame Brown

Charged with fraud, Council Chairman Kwame Brown resigns and leaves the District government with more uncertainty.

Chuck Brown Funeral: Feeling the Joy and Stopping Time for Hometown D.C.

If you made it to the funeral of Chuck Brown, "the Godfather of Go-Go," last week at the Washington Convention ...

D.C. Jazz Fest Keeps Cookin': Check Your Schedule

D.C. Jazz Festival: Sound and site selections for the week ahead.

Inside DC Jazz

The first time I ever encountered jazz in the sense that somebody told me I was listening to jazz was ...

The Soul of DC’s Jazz Festival

Washington has its own culture —and it’s not just the whole center-of-the world, seat-of-government thing. It’s about music ...

God Bless Us Everyone, and God Bless the Queen

Let us now praise Elizabeth Alexandra Mary, Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. It would be churlish not to.

It may ...

Theater Round-up: Great Summer Re-Mixes

Juke joints and cabaret. Kander and Ebb show tunes. Bachelorettes and Falstaff. Artful comedy and noir fatales. Think Tony Kushner ...

Revived 'Music Man' Finds True Love at Arena

There’s a certain air of expectation that hangs over artistic director Molly Smith’s production of “The Music Man” at Arena Stage, which is now running through July 22, 2012.

Federal Investigation of Gray Throttles Up

Another campaign worker for Mayor Vincent Gray was charged yesterday with lying to the FBI. If this is not the other shoe to drop, it is surely another lace untied. Will the federal investigation reach the Office of the Mayor?

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