Arts & Entertainment

Arts & Entertainment

10/22/2014 - 8:56am
The cold air is setting in, leaves are turning colors, and pumpkins and gourds are showing up on stoops all around the neighborhood...all of the signs that the best fall celebration is upon us: Halloween! The Hill is one of the best places to... >>more
10/22/2014 - 12:00am
RFK Stadium will host the opening ceremony for the 2015 World Police and  Fire Games to be held on Friday, June 26. From June 26 to July 5, first responder athletes and other public safety agencies representing 70 countries will compete in 61... >>more
10/06/2014 - 1:00pm
The DC premier of "Sex With Strangers" is at Signature Theater from Oct 14-Dec 7. A raging snowstorm traps strangers Olivia, an unsuccessful, yet gifted, thirty-nine-year-old writer, and Ethan, a tech-addicted and wildly successful young... >>more
10/06/2014 - 1:00pm
In what has grown into an annual fall tradition, Hill Center will host the third annual Pottery on the Hill October 31 through November 2 with a “Pottery Jam” at District Clay on October 30.  This year, sixteen nationally recognized... >>more
10/06/2014 - 1:00pm
The Howard Theatre at 620 T St. NW first opened in 1910 in the area known as "Black Broadway." It provided a place where color barriers blurred and music unified. From 1980 to 2012, the theater sat vacant in what we now call the U Street... >>more
10/06/2014 - 1:00pm
At over 50' long, 20' high and weighing 6 tons, Spinosaurus is the largest discovered predatory dinosaur to roam the Earth. This dino’s extraordinary features include a crocodile-shaped skull and 7' spines forming a sail along its... >>more
10/06/2014 - 1:00pm
Wolf Trap isn't just for summer outdoor concerts. You'd be surprised at the variety and sophistication of the entertainment offered at the Barns year-round. On Saturday, Oct. 18, 7:30 p.m., you can enjoy An Evening of Indian Dance at the... >>more
10/06/2014 - 11:52am
Hacking Through Newspeak Local writers Chuck McCutcheon and David Mark have spent hundreds of hours watching C-SPAN (so you don’t have do), and years interviewing officeholders, candidates, spinners, flacks, and other political animals. The... >>more
10/06/2014 - 11:21am
Do you know the story behind the paint? Frager’s, the revered hardware and paint store on Capitol Hill, burned down last year.  Everything went up in very thick smoke. Almost everything. Some of the latex paint remained fluid in the... >>more
10/06/2014 - 10:50am
Tracks “Tracks” is based on the true story of a young Australian woman, Robyn Davidson (Mia Wasikowska) who decided in 1977 to undertake a solo trek from her base in Alice Springs to the western town of Uluru and on to the Indian Ocean,... >>more
09/30/2014 - 9:10am
In recognition of October as Breast Cancer Awareness month,The Spa at DC's Mandarin Oriental will offer a new Inner Strength spa treatment, featuring the Inner Strength oil personally created by Aromatherapy Associates’ founder Geraldine... >>more
09/15/2014 - 9:38am
A few weeks ago, Tony Puesan, the owner of HR-57 (http://hr57.org, 1007 H Street NE), shared with me that he was closing his establishment to pursue a larger space in NW DC.  The performances on the weekend of August 9th were the last held at... >>more
09/09/2014 - 9:29am
In September, the air gets cooler, the autumnal equinox signals the changing to the seasons and the harvest is reaped.  It is also one of the best months for gallery openings and festivals.  Mid City will shed August’s summer slump... >>more
09/03/2014 - 12:31pm
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
09/03/2014 - 12:09pm
A Knight to Remember What would you do if your fantasies came to life? What if your daydreams consisted of “vivid little monks, knights, and barbarians” from the Middle Ages? That’s what happens to Rosie, the heroine of “... >>more