Arts & Entertainment

Arts & Entertainment

07/31/2015 - 8:00am
The Joy of Shakespeare If you’ve been to the Bard’s birthday party at the Folger Shakespeare Library, you may have seen a guy dressed in full motley, juggling and making Renaissance patter, the bells on his hat jingling. That would be... >>more
07/30/2015 - 9:25pm
Artist Profile: Hiu Lai Chong  Hiu Lai Chong paints the best that man and nature dangle before us. It’s always a beautiful image of what life can propose, but the scene is not what it seems to be. It’s more. It’s a... >>more
07/30/2015 - 8:00pm
The Look of Silence Last year director Joshua Oppenheimer shocked the film world with “The Act of Killing,” a chilling and searing expose of how Indonesia’s military regime brutally repressed leftist elements in an anti-communist... >>more
07/30/2015 - 10:46am
Dancing Ophelia, presented by the Trajectory Dance Project out of Baltimore, MD, re-imagines the stories of the Shakespeare’s women using contemporary dance. Focusing on “the human condition,” it employs dance to examine ideas of... >>more
07/15/2015 - 5:00pm
How to Quit Your Day Job, a musical written, produced, and directed by Star Johnson, details the struggles of being an artist while stuck working a nine to five job. It follows the characters Izzy, Kate, TJ, and Manny, played by Janani Ramachandran... >>more
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