Gary Tischler

With Bowser Win, D.C. Gets Ready to Enjoy Spring

Washington, D.C., is finished with its primary elections. Now onto the election, but first: springtime.

A Last Look at the Mayoral Candidates

The Democratic Primary race for Mayor of Washington, D.C., has been an unprecedented contest, characterized by turmoil, a large ...

Keb' Mo': Bluesman Is Keeping It Real

With modern blue that's like the old blues and with real life stories, Kevin Moore -- Keb' Mo' -- from Compton, Calif., arrives at Strathmore April 3.

Channel 9 Debate Is Over; Time to Vote April 1

Not sure if it was "Now or Never," but WUSA-9's mayoral debate on March 26 had a few quotable moments.

Hal Holbrook

Listening to Hal Holbrook in a phone interview, it’s easy to think that Mark Twain might still be alive ...

Hip-Hop at the Kennedy Center

On the heels of “World Stages: International Theater Festival 2014,” an eclectic festival of new theater, new styles and new ...

Virginia Williams: She Was Our Mama in Washington, D.C.

The tribute for Virginia Williams, mother of a Washington, D.C., mayor, at Duke Ellington School was full of music, song, stories and joy.

'Elixir of Love': You'll Want to Drink This Operatic Potion

In "Elixir of Love," Donizetti’s score is gorgeous, smooth, romantic and soaring. This opera has a little bit of everything in it.

March Madness Begins: Resistance Is Futile

Some early upsets, of course, for the NCAA Tournament, but American loses -- and Georgetown wins its first game, but it is in the NIT.

'Murdoch' and Much More at Kennedy Center's International Theater Festival

Yet another D.C. perk: "World Stages" at the Kennedy Center is a unique chance to see theater from around the world.

Richard Thomas: Playing the 39th President

The actor Richard Thomas knows a little about icons. He’s pretty close to being one himself.

After all, he ...

Sting, Simon, Ellington Students: Magical Night at Strathmore

It was an extraordinary evening with Sting and Paul Simon -- all to benefit an extraordinary institution, the Duke Ellington School of the Arts.

Mayor Gray Strikes Back at Corruption Allegations; Catania in Race

The race for mayor just got super-hot -- expect more of the same in the weeks ahead -- and more questions.

Graying and Un-Graying of D.C.’s Mayoral Campaign Mess

A Safeway worker in Adams Morgan shook his head when asked about his feelings about Mayor Vincent Gray’s chances ...

Director's Cut on 'Richard III' at Folger Will Last

You have less than a week to see "Richard III" at the Folger. It is well worth the stage re-design and drawing the audience closer.

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