Former first lady Nancy Reagan died Feb. 6 at the age of 94. Her passing brought back her charms, determination and devotion — and our memories of her and the 1980s.
Laurie Anderson's “Language of the Future: Letters to Jack” at the Kennedy Center’s Terrace Theater last weekend took the audience through stories of her life.
Tonight, it’s Donald Trump, Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz and Megyn Kelly and the circus-as-politics continues. It’s hard in a climate like this to think of anything else. But we should, and we can.
If you want to think of Kimsey as embodied, you might want to think of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Gatsby, blessed with being able to move in and inhabit the American dream.
WIth Donald Trump leading big for the March 1 primaries, the collateral damage to the American electoral process and perhaps the Republican Party becomes evident.
“Are the Oscars racist?” host Chris Rock asked. “Hell, yes,” he replied, “but in a sorority sort of way.” And, yes, Leo got his Oscar.
The Mariinsky Ballet's production of “Raymonda” serves the time-honored glories and pleasures of classical ballet. It seemed perfect for the audience on hand.
Writer, reader and book lover Gary Tischler takes a look at the art of Lee, one-book wonders, Southern Lit and the life of books and novelist.
People love opera — madly, passionately, unreasonably, joyfully.
People hate opera — disdainfully, passionately, unreasonably, deeply.
Count me among the swains.
The country is feverish, after Bush drops out, Trump continues to insult, Rubio continues not to win and Hillary doesn't quite get Berned. This will continue until the election, followed by cold sweats.
Theater Alliance brings the #BlackLivesMatter slogan vividly alive at the Anacostia Playhouse.
The presidential election campaign—on both sides—rose up like a chomping, ravenous dragon, devouring the news of Scalia’s death as just more grist for the primary campaign season.
Based on the novel “Cry, the Beloved Country,” “Lost in the Stars” sneaks up on you like a persistent whisper. It runs through Feb. 20 at the Kennedy Center’s Eisenhower Theater.
People who go to Washington National Opera to see Kurt Weill’s last work, “Lost in the Stars” — Feb. 12 ...
Georgetowner writer Gary Tischler looks on the impact of the campaign and the New Hampshire primary.