Gary Tischler

70 Years on, Spirit of the Elbe Evoked at Russian Embassy

Among the many 70th anniversary salutes, there was one last week that recalled a time of American and Russian cooperation in defeating Nazi Germany.

Bluesman B.B. King (1925-2015): the Thrill Is Not Gone for Us

Bluesman B.B. King, a legend in his and many people’s times, a man who personified the music he ...

WNO's 'Cinderella': a Long, Fast-Paced Opera That Retains Its Loveliness

Washington National Opera's "Cinderella" is a spritely, lively, full-of-eye-candy production, blessed with musical and vocal bravado. It runs through May 21.

GW's Knapp: 'Universities Key Part of Urban Cultural Landscape'

GWU President Steven Knapp spoke at the Georgetown Media Group’s Cultural Leadership Breakfast about the university's many efforts, including the Corcoran and the Textile Museum.

Edens Unveiled: The 87th Georgetown Garden Tour

Every year, eventually, spring comes to Washington.

The long-awaited season is an outward-bound explosion, an effusion of nature, basking in ...

Adrienne Haan's 'Berlin to Broadway-TransAtlantic'

The tribe of artists and performers that belong to the family of cabaret singers is always multiplying, adding to a ...

Ben E. King: His Songs Stand by Us

Ben E. King’s songs and the songs of the Drifters are part of rock’s great American songbook, like “Spanish Harlem,” “Up on the Roof,” “This Magic Moment," "I Count the Tears" and “Stand By Me.”

Studio's 'Murder Ballad': Lost Love in Your Face

Check out “Murder Ballad,”  the new show at Studio Theatre’s Stage 4, described as an “immersive rock musical experience,” extended to May 16.  

Washington Performing Arts Celebrates 40 Years of Its Embassy Adoption Program at May 2 Gala

The Washington Performing Arts Gala & Auction on May 2 will celebrate the 40th anniversary of its Embassy Adoption Program.

In Council Elections With Bowser Allies: Todd Wins; May Leads

Score one for team Bowser. You’ll have to wait on number two.

That’s what happened in the District ...

Baltimore on Edge -- and on TV

If reading about the news in a newspaper allows for a certain amount of detachment, perspective and evaluation, watching news ...

Reflecting on 'This Town' This Weekend

Gary Tischler reflects on a whirlwind Washington weekend that included the White House Correspondents' Dinner, the Georgetown House Tour and the Georgetown French Market.

'Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike': Audience Grabbers at Arena

Christopher Durang's "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" brings a Chekhov world to a receptive audience at Arena Stage.

Katori Hall’s 'Blood Quilt' at Arena

By almost any measure, the world premiere of “The Blood Quilt,” the new play by Katori Hall at Arena Stage ...

'Lead Belly at 125': a Kennedy Center Salute to American Blues and Folk on April 25

On Saturday night, April 25, the Kennedy Center in collaboration with the Grammy Museum will produce and stage an all-star concert, “Lead Belly at 125: A Tribute to an American Songster."

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