Arts & Entertainment

Arts & Entertainment

02/26/2015 - 12:33pm
Friday, February 27 Flashpoint Gallery – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Cultural DC presents the work of Ben Tolman in Civilized at Flashpoint Gallery. Through drawing and sculpture, Tolman attempts to reveal the relationship between the individual and the... >>more
02/23/2015 - 10:10am
Not even a nordic blast could dampen the enthusiasm of the fashion faithful at the Wednesday kickoff of DC Fashion Week (DCFW) founded and produced by Ean Williams. Heralded as a celebration of “NEXTGEN” up and coming designers, the DCFW... >>more
02/19/2015 - 8:31am
Thursday, February 19 WPA at Artisphere – 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Washington Project for the Arts hosts Asantewa Boakyewa, Kristi-Anne Caisse, Sarah Hanley, and Phyllis Rosenzweig for a curators talk. Join them as they discuss the artists and... >>more
02/18/2015 - 8:53am
A sold out after-hours event at the National Air and Space Museum featuring the museum’s newest exhibit, Outside the Spacecraft: 50 Years of Extra-Vehicular Activity, was attended by approximately 200 people on Friday. The event, titled Scenes... >>more
02/09/2015 - 6:54am
In the dead of winter, you can count on two things in MidCity— lovers will pack restaurants up and down the 14th Street corridor on Valentine’s Day and the area’s galleries will host some of the most important openings in the DC... >>more
02/06/2015 - 10:29am
I couldn’t wait to see Mary Stuart. Just think: two of Washington’s greatest actresses, with six Helen Hayes Awards between them, cast as a pair of formidable queens trapped in a decades-long, life-threatening game of cat and mouse... >>more
02/02/2015 - 12:21pm
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
02/02/2015 - 11:42am
A Romcom Worthy of the Bard What a Valentine Richard Tillotson has given readers this February! His new novel, “What You Will on Capitol Hill,” is a delicious romp of romantic misunderstandings, gender confusion, and—naturally,... >>more
02/02/2015 - 11:12am
You are looking at the main idea—the essential truth of the beach houses from a boat’s point of view, or the woman in the chair, or the vase of flowers. You don’t need a written explanation of what it’s all about. Jill Finsen... >>more
02/02/2015 - 10:42am
A Most Violent Year It is New York City, circa 1981, a period when the city seemed askew and out of joint. It was in financial turmoil, crime and drug abuse were high, garbage was in the streets, and graffiti was rampant. Abel Morales (Oscar Isaac)... >>more
02/02/2015 - 10:12am
Choir Boy has a singular distinction: It’s a play about five young, black, male, prep school students who are navigating the crooked path to love, friendship, self-awareness and success. But what really sets this stunning play apart is how... >>more
01/05/2015 - 12:20pm
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
01/05/2015 - 11:42am
Thanks, Steve Among the many remembrances of Steve Cymrot, whose untimely death in late November stunned so many on Capitol Hill, were warm accounts of the “salons” he held over tea at Riverby Books. I was privileged to have been part of... >>more
01/05/2015 - 9:42am
The Imitation Game Can valid cinematic drama be confected out of the life of a socially inept, mildly clueless English scientific genius whose core discoveries affect the whole of mankind? Well, yes, if that figure is Stephen Hawking as played by... >>more
01/05/2015 - 9:11am
Bernie Dellario can take you to dreamy places where light from the sky, water, and woods emanates from the canvas as if it were backlit. You can find yourself in Rock Creek Park, or the Brittany Coast.  At the same time, he can take you to... >>more