Gary Tischler

Schwartz's Run Mixes Up D.C. Mayoral Race

In a surprise move, former councilmember and mayoral candidate Carol Schwartz announced that she is running for mayor. Things just got a little more interesting.

Through War, Movies and Baseball, We Remember Suzi Best

Suzi Gookin, a columnist for The Georgetowner during the 1970s and 1980s, was memorialized for making quite an impression and her own history.

Gero and Keach: Shakespearean Roles of Two Lifetimes

At the Shakespeare Guild, two great actors -- Ed Gero and Stacey Keach -- talked about their various roles in the Bard's plays.

Ron Swarthout Earns GBA Lifetime Achievement Award

The Georgetown Business Association will honor Ron Swarthout, longtime proprietor of Georgetown Floorcoverings, the durable business which he ran from ...

D.C. Becomes Jazz City

Sometimes the rapidly changing landscape of this city resembles an ongoing jazz improvisation, always moving, going here, going there, always ...

'Freud's Last Session': Truths Out of Time

Sigmund Freud and C.S. Lewis met for dinner and a discussion just as World War II begins.

Maya Angelou: a Vivid, Grounded, Transcendent American Woman

An inspiration beyond her poetry, Maya Angelou left her fellow Americans with words and deeds to live by.

Memorial Day: the Heart of the Matter and Meaning of America

For those who embrace Memorial Day in its main mission, it is a day of touching, happy and bittersweet connections.

 Rene Marie: an Inspiration Herself, Inspired by Eartha Kitt

One of the finest—and most original—music albums of any sort came out late last year,  further enlarging the ...

WPA’s Bilfield Touts D.C.’s Musical Collaboration

At the helm of Washington Performing Arts for a year, Jenny Biefield takes an cooperative and inclusive view of the city's arts communities.

A Weekend Alive With Music: Volta Park, Adams Morgan, Embassy Series

With the rain and the fire past, this weekend gave us a chance to enjoy life and its many kinds of music.

'Smokey Joe’s Café' Makes Old New Again

The songs of Leiber and Stoller get the Arena Stage treatment by Randy Johnson and have a fresh exuberance.

Mighty Night for Jazz With Blue Note at Kennedy Center

For jazz lovers, "Blue Note at 75, the Concert" was the place to be at the Kennedy Center Sunday night.

‘Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezín’ at Strathmore

“Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezín” is never just a concert, a performance, a presentation of a masterpiece. The multimedia concert-drama ...

'Blue Note at 75' Through Sunday at Kennedy Center

Many of the giants of jazz recorded on the Blue Note label, and the Kennedy Center celebrates with an all-star concert this Sunday.

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