On Stage: Supernatural Vision

On Stage: Supernatural Vision

REVIEW: Studio Theatre's grotesque yet beautiful monologue play, 'Terminus,' is mesmerizing.

On Stage: Beyond the Puppet

On Stage: Beyond the Puppet

REVIEW: 'Famous Puppet Death Scenes' takes a deeper,darker look at the humor of these wooden creatures.

On Stage: The Beauty of It

On Stage: The Beauty of It

REVIEW: Synetic Theatre delivers a creative take on the classic fairy tale 'Beauty and the Beast.'

On Stage: The Next Hot Ticket

On Stage: The Next Hot Ticket

REVIEW: Little Dancer's pre-Broadway run at Kennedy Center indicates it will be a smashing success.

FYIDC: Gift Guide

FYIDC: Gift Guide

Gift guides from our Nov. and Holiday issues sure to put a smile on even the "Scroogiest" of faces.

On Stage: ‘Fiddler’ Making a Match at 50

On Stage: ‘Fiddler’ Making a Match at 50

REVIEW: Arena Stage revives another legendary musical.


On Stage: Supernatural Vision

On Stage: Supernatural Vision

18 December 2014

REVIEW: Studio Theatre's grotesque yet beautiful monologue play, 'Terminus,' is mesmerizing.

Posted in Editor's Picks

On Stage: Beyond the Puppet

On Stage: Beyond the Puppet

17 December 2014

REVIEW: 'Famous Puppet Death Scenes' takes a deeper,darker look at the humor of these wooden creatures.

Posted in Editor's Letter

On Stage: The Beauty of It

On Stage: The Beauty of It

10 December 2014

REVIEW: Synetic Theatre delivers a creative take on the classic fairy tale 'Beauty and the Beast.'

Posted in Editor's Picks

On Stage: The Next Hot Ticket

On Stage: The Next Hot Ticket

05 December 2014

REVIEW: Little Dancer's pre-Broadway run at Kennedy Center indicates it will be a smashing success.

Posted in Editor's Picks

Features: The Georgetown Set

Features: The Georgetown Set

04 December 2014

Michael Pillsbury reviews Gregg Herken's "The Georgetown Set" about when Georgetown ruled the world.

Posted in Features

FYIDC: Gift Guide

FYIDC: Gift Guide

04 December 2014

Gift guides from our Nov. and Holiday issues sure to put a smile on even the "Scroogiest" of faces.

Posted in Features

On Stage: ‘Fiddler’ Making a Match at 50

On Stage: ‘Fiddler’ Making a Match at 50

17 November 2014

REVIEW: Arena Stage revives another legendary musical.

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On Stage: Rosalind’s the Thing

On Stage: Rosalind’s the Thing

13 November 2014

REVIEW: Zoe Waites lifts Shakespeare Theatre Company's 'As You Like It.'

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Paint the Town: The Cosby Show

Paint the Town: The Cosby Show

10 November 2014

Bill Cosby's personal art collection highlighted in Smithsonian exhibition.

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Music Notes: Ready to Pounce

Music Notes: Ready to Pounce

10 November 2014

Genre-bender Kat Dahlia uses life and rock-and-roll to keep it real.

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Music Notes: The Steady Beat of Resilience

Music Notes: The Steady Beat of Resilience

05 November 2014

In new memoir, percussionist Sheila E. celebrates success and stares down her demons.

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On Stage: Power Play

On Stage: Power Play

05 November 2014

REVIEW: Folger's 'Julius Caesar' a provocative retelling of infamous political assassination.

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Music Notes: Quest to Stay Satisfied

Music Notes: Quest to Stay Satisfied

03 November 2014

Eric Johnson's reputation as one of the world's most adventurous guitarists wasn't gained by accident.

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Music Notes: Richard Marx’s Euphoric Mystery

Music Notes: Richard Marx’s Euphoric Mystery

31 October 2014

An '80s-'90s pop rock hit machine is way more than meets the eye, though there's a lot there, too.

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Music Notes: Saving Himself

Music Notes: Saving Himself

21 October 2014

Gary Louris, leader of seminal Americana band The Jayhawks, is back after a dark time and better than ever.

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On Stage: Where the Wild Things Cower

On Stage: Where the Wild Things Cower

17 October 2014

REVIEW: Synetic takes on H.G. Wells’ “The Island of Dr. Moreau.”

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Music Notes: Continuing to Rise

Music Notes: Continuing to Rise

08 October 2014

A living legend is still rising, still creating, and still very much Herb Alpert.

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On Stage: In the Rear View

On Stage: In the Rear View

07 October 2014

REVIEW: ‘Driving Miss Daisy’ at Ford’s, a play for a bygone era.

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Wine & Spirits: Getaway to Yountville

Wine & Spirits: Getaway to Yountville

02 October 2014

Plan a trip to one of Napa Valley’s wine and culinary meccas — which turns 50 next year.

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Performing Arts: Queen of Excess

Performing Arts: Queen of Excess

01 October 2014

REVIEW: Woolly's 'Marie Antoinette' a reminder of over consumption in a modern age.

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Music Notes: It’s All About Connecting

Music Notes: It’s All About Connecting

26 September 2014

Three talented women, including one superstar, find a common bond and a great band

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Performing Arts: Stealing the Show

Performing Arts: Stealing the Show

25 September 2014

REVIEW: Lighthearted ‘The Shoplifters’ tackles bigger issues.

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Music Notes: Spirit of the Underdog

Music Notes: Spirit of the Underdog

23 September 2014

Southern rock mainstay 38 Special keeps it going out on the road after 40 grueling years.

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Performing Arts: Searching for Tragedy

Performing Arts: Searching for Tragedy

11 September 2014

REVIEW: Globe's 'King Lear' goes light on traditionally grim tale.

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Fashionable Life: What a Gem

Fashionable Life: What a Gem

11 September 2014

Editor's Pick: Local designer Dina Mackney's fine jewelry trunk show.

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Performing Arts: Dreaming of Sunday

Performing Arts: Dreaming of Sunday

22 August 2014

REVIEW: Signature's revival of Sondheim's 'Sunday in the Park with George' sparkles.

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Hotel Watch: Glamorous NoMad

Hotel Watch: Glamorous NoMad

25 July 2014

Gansevoort Park Avenue — where history and glitz meet in Gotham.

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Money Matters: Home Time

Money Matters: Home Time

22 July 2014

Now is the time to invest in home improvements.

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Performing Arts: High School Sweetheart

Performing Arts: High School Sweetheart

17 July 2014

REVIEW: Taking another stab at "Carrie: The Musical."

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Music Notes: Newport Jazz

Music Notes: Newport Jazz

14 July 2014

Newport's 'diplomats of jazz' talk to Washington Life about the storied festival's 60th year.

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Out & About: Kastles Kick-Off

Out & About: Kastles Kick-Off

09 July 2014

The Kastles hope to continue their winning streak, defend World TeamTennis title.

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Performing Arts: One-Stop Shop

Performing Arts: One-Stop Shop

25 June 2014

REVIEW: ‘Buyer & Cellar’ takes an affectionate, satirical look at Barbra Streisand's quirks.

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Performing Arts: Madcap Mayhem

Performing Arts: Madcap Mayhem

20 June 2014

REVIEW: Detective shenanigans in Signature's 'Cloak and Dagger' satire.

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Performing Arts: The 9-to-5 War

Performing Arts: The 9-to-5 War

19 June 2014

REVIEW: Emotional toll of drone wars hits home in Studio’s ‘Grounded.’

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Performing Arts: That Magic Moment

Performing Arts: That Magic Moment

13 June 2014

REVIEW: Rediscovering all that sparkles in Coward’s ‘Private Lives.'

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Performing Arts: The Greatest Question of All

Performing Arts: The Greatest Question of All

09 June 2014

REVIEW: Theater J’s scintillating debate for two intellectual giants.

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Performing Arts: Bizarre Love Triangle

Performing Arts: Bizarre Love Triangle

30 May 2014

REVIEW: Studio Theatre’s ‘Cock’ highlights ‘British Invasion’ series.

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Performing Arts: Musical Memories

Performing Arts: Musical Memories

22 May 2014

REVIEW: Preserving rock n’ roll’s greatest hits with ‘Smokey Joe’s Café’ at Arena.

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Performing Arts: Three men and a dog get into a boat…

Performing Arts: Three men and a dog get into a boat…

20 May 2014

REVIEW: And hilarity ensues in Synetic’s Jerome play.

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Music Notes: Love, Truth & Justice

Music Notes: Love, Truth & Justice

19 May 2014

Tom Goss' life as a gay man resonates in his music in deeply personal and political ways.

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Performing Arts: ‘Threepenny’ Showstoppers

Performing Arts: ‘Threepenny’ Showstoppers

07 May 2014

REVIEW: Signature's Natascia Diaz among the standouts with 'Mack the Knife.'

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Performing Arts: A Prince of a Guy

Performing Arts: A Prince of a Guy

29 April 2014

REVIEW: Shakespeare Theatre takes on 'Henry IV' with Stacy Keach.

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Performing Arts: A Frolicking Good Time

Performing Arts: A Frolicking Good Time

24 April 2014

REVIEW: Fiasco’s “Two Gentlemen of Verona” breathes life into Shakespeare’s ‘weakest’ play.

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Performing Arts: Golda Hour

Performing Arts: Golda Hour

22 April 2014

REVIEW: Tovah Feldshuh delivers powerful one-woman show in ‘Golda’s Balcony’ at Theater J.

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Performing Arts: A Meeting of the Minds

Performing Arts: A Meeting of the Minds

10 April 2014

REVIEW: Arena's 'Camp David' an emotional walk down memory lane.

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Performing Arts: More Than a Moment

Performing Arts: More Than a Moment

01 April 2014

REVIEW: Lasting impressions with Shakespeare Theatre’s ‘Brief Encounter.’

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Performing Arts: Common Ground

Performing Arts: Common Ground

31 March 2014

REVIEW: Theater J’s minimalist ‘The Admission’ tackles hard truths behind Middle East conflict.

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Music Notes: Reviving Genesis

Music Notes: Reviving Genesis

24 March 2014

Guitar virtuoso Steve Hackett brings back the music of the influential band he helped make famous.

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Performing Arts: Hamlet, Silent but Dark

Performing Arts: Hamlet, Silent but Dark

20 March 2014

REVIEW: Synetic's silent 'Hamlet' interprets Shakespeare's complex tragedy through dance.

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Out and About: A Passion for SweetWater

Out and About: A Passion for SweetWater

11 March 2014

Freddy Bensch brings his craft brew to Washington's thirsty masses.

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Music Notes: Southern Rock’s Ambassador Endures

Music Notes: Southern Rock’s Ambassador Endures

10 March 2014

Doug Gray is still playing because, well, his heart and soul tell him to.

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FYIDC: Best Bets

FYIDC: Best Bets

07 March 2014

Spring fever hits.

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Performing Arts: Washington Ballet’s British Invasion

Performing Arts: Washington Ballet’s British Invasion

07 March 2014

The dance company’s latest performance interprets the music of rock’s most influential groups.

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Society Pop: Fade 2 Grey

Society Pop: Fade 2 Grey

07 March 2014

Creative force Adrian Loving flexes his artistic muscle with new art installation.

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Performing Arts: Big Mama

Performing Arts: Big Mama

20 February 2014

REVIEW: Kathleen Turner blasts through Brecht's 'Mother Courage and Her Children'

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Lifestyles: Get Out & Give Back

Lifestyles: Get Out & Give Back

18 February 2014

A poker tournament raises funds for Spinal Cord Tumor Association, gives 13-year-old her coming-of-age party.

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Performing Arts: Becoming Richard

Performing Arts: Becoming Richard

10 February 2014

REVIEW: Folger sets the stage for an intimate 'Richard III.'

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Performing Arts: Social Butterflies

Performing Arts: Social Butterflies

05 February 2014

REVIEW: Shakespeare Theatre's 'Importance of Being Earnest' flits and flutters in fun.

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Performing Arts: A Voice in the Dark

Performing Arts: A Voice in the Dark

29 January 2014

REVIEW: Studio's 'Tribes' tackles the world of the hearing-impaired and asks us to listen.

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Performing Arts: The Tallest Man

Performing Arts: The Tallest Man

27 January 2014

REVIEW: Exploring a giant of a figure in Arena's 'Tallest Tree in the Forest.'

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