Arts & Entertainment

Arts & Entertainment

04/21/2014 - 8:47am
The boxing scene in our nation’s capital is alive and well. With a card featuring big name fighters from other major east coast cities, fans packed the DC Armory for the biggest night of boxing since Mike Tyson’s last hurrah in 2005 at... >>more
04/17/2014 - 9:37am
Hypnotic and haunting, internationally acclaimed singer Concha Buika performed at the Strathmore on April 6. With an evocative voice capable of taking you on a journey to the bottom of her pain and back, Buika makes it clear that she is a lover... >>more
04/16/2014 - 10:06am
An intercollegiate dance competition in its 21st year, the South Asian Society of the George Washington University hosted the epic Bhangra Blowout XXI at Lisner Auditorium on April 5, 2014. Slated to be a show of eight Bhangra dance teams competing... >>more
04/07/2014 - 12:42pm
Thoughts Of A Jazz Lover Jazz can be enigmatic, an alchemy of mysterious sounds and moods that is spontaneous and yet deliberate in its free flowing creativity. The music can be complex, but good jazz feels as simple as first love—it goes... >>more
04/07/2014 - 12:12pm
Come to the fourth annual Literary Hill BookFest to meet the authors featured below and dozens more, including Louis Bayard (“Roosevelt’s Beast”), Frederic Frommer (“You Gotta Have Heart”), Eastern Market chef Jonathan... >>more
04/07/2014 - 10:10am
Stare at it from so close that the borders disappear. Or stand far away and take it all in. Something begins to happen. The objects on the wall – the electronic circuits – take on other meanings. Details begin to scramble and patterns... >>more
04/07/2014 - 9:42am
The Grand Budapest Hotel Writer/director Wes Anderson has a special place in American cinema: since his debut with “Bottle Rocket” in 1996 he has crafted a distinctive look and sensibility in his eight films. The look consists of “... >>more
04/04/2014 - 11:56am
“The Elixir of Love (L’elisir d’amore)” is a comic opera by Gaetano Donizetti and libretto by Felice Romani, presented by the Washington National Opera (WNO) at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts from... >>more
03/30/2014 - 5:52pm
The rain did little to deter the concertgoers from eagerly lining up outside the 9:30 Club for The Infamous Stringdusters’s show on Saturday evening. The Charlottesville-based bluegrass band, in town to close out the first half of the tour... >>more
03/28/2014 - 9:17am
Long a lover of the visual arts, Jacquelyn Zimmermann became a certified lover of jazz when she went abroad and had the opportunity to see many world class jazz artists. So it was natural fit that Zimmermann spearheaded the incorporation of a jazz... >>more
03/20/2014 - 11:55am
PLACAS: The Most Dangerous Tattoo, a play by Paul S. Flores at GALA Hispanic Theater, tells the story of Fausto, an El Salvadoran father and former gang member, who after being released from prison, is removing his tattoos to set an example for his... >>more
03/05/2014 - 12:21pm
Bully for Bayard! This much is known: In 1914, Theodore Roosevelt and his son Kermit mounted a scientific expedition down the Amazon. By all accounts, it was a disaster. Out of this incident, Louis Bayard has fashioned “Roosevelt’s Beast... >>more
03/05/2014 - 12:01pm
Find the room. Put someone in it—strangely. Or not. And then what? Things…pictures, lamps, dolls, knives…things that may be innocent…begin to assemble themselves like refugees from Inconsequential. They may be malevolent.... >>more
03/05/2014 - 10:12am
The Lunchbox When a casual filmgoer considers a new Indian movie, he might shoehorn it into the well-known Bollywood category. However, the latest Indian film to hit our shores, “The Lunchbox,” stands leagues away from the exaggerated... >>more
02/28/2014 - 11:07am
Saturday March 1 CHAW– 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop will offer a series of four Sumi-e ink workshops in March starting this Saturday.  Ink-wash painting traces its origins as far back as the Tang Dynasty in China (618-... >>more