Arts & Entertainment

Arts & Entertainment

06/29/2015 - 11:19am
It’s America’s flag. It’s America’s story. It becomes Gavin Sewell’s story – alive, vibrating, moving through time and turmoil … and peacetime. People, some famous, drift through with the iconic monuments... >>more
06/29/2015 - 10:45am
Diving Into the Waves Local poet Sandra Beasley finds inspiration in the unlikeliest of places. In her new book of verse, “Count the Waves,” she riffs on the Encyclopaedia Britannica, the Red Line, and a ukulele. She composes valentines... >>more
06/29/2015 - 10:12am
A Little Chaos Alan Rickman has had a notable film career for the last 25 years, ever since he played the Euro-snide villain in the original “Die Hard” (1989). In that span he has directed one film, “The Winter Guest,”... >>more
06/25/2015 - 12:18pm
Captions: General Washington Greets the Crowd Saturday Flea Market scene Frager’s General Manager Nick Kaplanis and Housewares Manager Kelly Racer stock Tru Oil for Marines Late afternoon at Wisdom’s sidewalk cafe   This year there... >>more
06/15/2015 - 4:16pm
On Thurs., June 11, Roadside Development, the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH) and Shaw Main Streets unveiled Zachary Oxman’s Symphony in DC Major, a block-long public art piece located on the 800 block of P St. NW. Attended by... >>more
06/04/2015 - 12:00am
Summer is a perfect time to renew your acquaintance with the city--the monuments at night, the Mall museums, the patriotic "high" of a military band concert at the Capitol, an afternoon ball game at Nat's Park, July 4th fireworks, a... >>more
06/02/2015 - 11:12am
Sally’s Middle Name Aims to Give Vegetables Their Due Sally’s Middle Name, 1320 H Street NE, opens this month with an assortment of small plates and a wish to put our vegetable friends on more equal footing with their animal protein... >>more
06/01/2015 - 12:51pm
Food for Thought Susie Perkins seemed to have it made. As marketing director for the London branch of DeKripps Foods Inc., she won kudos for her Crunchaloosa cereals slogan—“DeKripps, caring for you and your family”—and for... >>more
06/01/2015 - 12:29pm
It could be a map to shadowy remembrances not intended to be relived. Or it could be the exercise yard of the insentient mind, where notions are sentenced to spend their days in the forced company of other haphazard thought patterns. Lawrence... >>more
06/01/2015 - 12:12pm
Photo Captions:   Love and Mercy You might presume that a movie about the Beach Boys’ creative intellect Brian Wilson would carry a title from one of their classic surfin’ numbers.  Yet no, it’s not to be, and in Bill... >>more
06/01/2015 - 11:45am
Step aside, X-men, Batman and Wonder Woman.  Take a break, Spiderman, Iron Man and Supergirl. A new generation of Super Heroes is taking center stage at Hill Center this month. The Heroes are the invention of fourth grade students at Maury... >>more
06/01/2015 - 10:15am
I’m sitting across from actor Andy Prosky in a dressing room at the Folger Theatre, and I keep glancing at a navy cup-like thing that sits between us. “Oh! That’s my co-actors codpiece. Don’t tell him I left that out,”... >>more
06/01/2015 - 9:46am
Who hasn’t been to Berlin’s Kit Kat Club, that renowned symbol of post-World War I social decadence amid economic collapse and the rise of the Nazi Party? One blockbuster film and three revivals after Cabaret first stunned Broadway... >>more
05/26/2015 - 1:20pm
A beer garden, cigar stand, food trucks, and community outreach have been added to previously announced mix of exhibitors, live painting, and entertainment for the launch of the monthly MarketSW 4 to 9 p.m. this Friday at Waterfront Station, Fourth... >>more
05/13/2015 - 11:20am
A Peek into NASCAR at PPW You know you've always wanted to peek into the world of NASCAR, which has grown into the largest spectator sport in the United States, surpassing our national pastime, baseball, and even the National Football League in... >>more