Arts & Entertainment

Arts & Entertainment

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
05/05/2015 - 12:11pm
Spring is here and summer is just around the corner and Capitol Riverfront is the place to be.  Baseball is being played at Nationals Park, and Yards Park and Canal Park are in bloom and getting ready for a summer of events. Ease into the... >>more
05/05/2015 - 11:52am
Capitol Hill Bikes turns fifteen                            Any retailer starting up in the year 2000 was in for a hard ride with two nationwide recessions just over the horizon... >>more
05/04/2015 - 1:33pm
This has happened to me so many times – I find a great pair of pumps, only to slip them on and find that the heel is way too high for my near 6 foot tall stature. If only they were an inch shorter! Or, I find a lovely pair of summer-ready... >>more
05/04/2015 - 1:21pm
It’s an exciting month for the National Gallery of Art. On May 3, the gallery unveiled not one, or two - but three new large scale exhibitions to the public. Drawing in Silver and Gold: Leonardo to Jasper Johns examines the use of metalpoint... >>more
05/04/2015 - 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
05/04/2015 - 12:10pm
Whitman in Washington Imagine you’re a wounded Union soldier in a Washington hospital, homesick and hurting. In walks a man, six feet tall and portly, with a long grizzled beard, coarse clothing, and a bulging haversack slung over his shoulder... >>more
05/04/2015 - 11:35am
It’s like opening a door to your inner world—the place where your dreams and fantasies party and play in the shadows of logic. The plain truths of Sheep Jones are elusive—they hover somewhere between the apparent realities of... >>more
05/04/2015 - 11:04am
Far from the Madding Crowd “Far from the Madding Crowd,” published in 1874, was Thomas Hardy’s first fully successful novel and remains one of his most read works.  The novel has been adapted into a feature film twice (50... >>more
05/04/2015 - 10:42am
In the North American premiere of Girish Karnad’s “The Fire and The Rain,” Constellation Theatre Company calls on its players and audience alike to reimagine a tale drawn from the epic “Mahabharata,” written more than 2... >>more
04/28/2015 - 1:09am
Since their formation in 2009, Harpeth Rising has been building a reputation by breaking down musical boundaries. Their virtuosic instrumentals of banjo and violin mixed with cello and foot percussion create an exciting and unique blend of musical... >>more
04/15/2015 - 12:00am
“Network” at Long View Gallery Science and art have often influenced one another since the Renaissance. “Network” at Long View Gallery exemplifies one of the most contemporaneous scientific influences on art – the... >>more
04/14/2015 - 9:38am
Over 40 contemporary African artists from 18 nations were invited to draw upon Dante’s classic work “The Divine Comedy” in a dazzling new exhibit that spans 22,000 feet on all four floors of the National Museum of African Art, a... >>more
04/09/2015 - 10:19am
Someone was murdered and you have 45 minutes to get the key and get out. The question is…who is the culprit? Escape Artist DC, located on Capitol Hill in Barracks Row, will open its doors to the public this week. A group of friends or... >>more
04/07/2015 - 11:52am
Spring is finally here and it’s time to get out and enjoy the neighborhood and the (somewhat) warmer weather. Restaurants’ and bars’ patios are open again and our gardens are showing signs of life. We’ve got you covered... >>more