Perfect Pitch: Songs of Summer

Perfect Pitch: Songs of Summer

A selection of can't-miss summer concerts.

Book Talk: Conspiracy in the Capital

Book Talk: Conspiracy in the Capital

Author Aaron Cooley imagines the unimaginable in his new page-turner.

Perfect Pitch:  Divine Steps

Perfect Pitch: Divine Steps

The acclaimed troupe Step Afrika marks its 20th Anniversary at Howard.

Perfect Pitch: Season End Triumvirate

Perfect Pitch: Season End Triumvirate

As the concert season comes to an end, arts groups dash to the final finish.

Perfect Pitch: Musical Banquet

Perfect Pitch: Musical Banquet

The music of Bob Chilcott and William Walton paired well together to create a youthful atmosphere.

On Stage: Rewriting History

On Stage: Rewriting History

Moliere's controversial 'Tartuffe' is re-imagined with a less jarring ending.


Perfect Pitch: Songs of Summer

Perfect Pitch: Songs of Summer

01 July 2015

A selection of can't-miss summer concerts.

Posted in Calendar

Book Talk: Conspiracy in the Capital

Book Talk: Conspiracy in the Capital

01 July 2015

Author Aaron Cooley imagines the unimaginable in his new page-turner.

Posted in Book Talk

Perfect Pitch:  Divine Steps

Perfect Pitch: Divine Steps

01 July 2015

The acclaimed troupe Step Afrika marks its 20th Anniversary at Howard.

Posted in Front Page

Music Notes: Come and Shake It

Music Notes: Come and Shake It

30 June 2015

This seasoned funk rock quintet brings their booty-shaking party from town to town.

Posted in Front Page

Music Notes: A Slice of Our Past in the Present

Music Notes: A Slice of Our Past in the Present

29 June 2015

Seminal 70's band America plays classic songs for new generations.

Posted in Features

Perfect Pitch: Season End Triumvirate

Perfect Pitch: Season End Triumvirate

18 June 2015

As the concert season comes to an end, arts groups dash to the final finish.

Posted in Front Page

Perfect Pitch: Musical Banquet

Perfect Pitch: Musical Banquet

18 June 2015

The music of Bob Chilcott and William Walton paired well together to create a youthful atmosphere.

Posted in Front Page

Performing Arts: DC JazzFest Review

Performing Arts: DC JazzFest Review

18 June 2015

Grammy Award winner Esperanza Spalding brings her new sound to the Yards in an immersive jazz show.

Posted in Front Page

Music Notes: It’s The Songs, Man

Music Notes: It’s The Songs, Man

17 June 2015

Rock & roll legend David Crosby still has the spark that got him this far.

Posted in Features

On Stage: Rewriting History

On Stage: Rewriting History

16 June 2015

Moliere's controversial 'Tartuffe' is re-imagined with a less jarring ending.

Posted in Editor's Picks

Travel: A Musical Tour of China

Travel: A Musical Tour of China

15 June 2015

One traveler recounts an unforgettable trip to China with the Choral Arts Society.

Posted in Front Page

Book Talk: Autobiography of a Journalist

Book Talk: Autobiography of a Journalist

11 June 2015

White House Correspondent Connie Lawn celebrates new book at the National Press Club.

Posted in Book Talk

Music Notes: Still Kicking

Music Notes: Still Kicking

11 June 2015

Despite a hard-knock life, Billy Joe Shaver won't be giving up his legendary singing career any time soon.

Posted in Front Page

Food & Wine: A Taste of Sardegna

Food & Wine: A Taste of Sardegna

07 June 2015

Casa Luca's new Sunday Sips Wine Tasting Menu takes diners on a tour of Italy.

Posted in Food and Wine

Music Notes: Brilliance Realized

Music Notes: Brilliance Realized

05 June 2015

One of rock's most gifted songwriters, Willie Nile, reaps the rewards of patience.

Posted in Front Page

On Stage: Zombies in Office

On Stage: Zombies in Office

05 June 2015

The absurdity of zombies is both the highlight and stumbling point of Woolly Mammoth's latest play.

Posted in Editor's Picks

Book Talk: McCullough on ‘The Wright Brothers’

Book Talk: McCullough on ‘The Wright Brothers’

04 June 2015

David McCullough Talks the "The Wright Brothers” at the Hay-Adams

Posted in Events

Music Notes: The Steady Stream

Music Notes: The Steady Stream

03 June 2015

A folk music mainstay, Joel Rafael, helps keep the genre alive.

Posted in Front Page

Music Notes: Livin’ and Learnin’ in ‘Loosiana

Music Notes: Livin’ and Learnin’ in ‘Loosiana

03 June 2015

One of America's best singer-songwriters relishes life for all the right reasons.

Posted in Features

Dine and Dish: Post Game with the D.C. Divas

Dine and Dish: Post Game with the D.C. Divas

02 June 2015

Quarterback Allyson Hamlin and linebacker Trigger McNair give the scoop on women’s tackle football.

Posted in Dine and Dish

On Stage: What Is It All About?

On Stage: What Is It All About?

02 June 2015

Inspired casting and imaginative direction make 'Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead' a must-see.

Posted in Editor's Picks

Health & Wellness: Know Your Value

Health & Wellness: Know Your Value

02 June 2015

MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski is empowering women on her “Know Your Value” national tour.

Posted in Around Town

Perfect Pitch:  Eclectic Sounds

Perfect Pitch: Eclectic Sounds

02 June 2015

Blind guitarist and jazz singer Raul Midon talks personal triumphs and upcoming performances.

Posted in Front Page

Perfect Pitch:  A Fairy Tale Ending

Perfect Pitch: A Fairy Tale Ending

01 June 2015

Washington National Opera's production of a Rossini classic gets a bold twist.

Posted in Front Page

Music Notes: Jonathan Parker Octet

Music Notes: Jonathan Parker Octet

28 May 2015

Saxophonist Jonathan Parker has returned to D.C. with a new swing jazz album.

Posted in Front Page

Music Notes: Dynamic Duos Unite

Music Notes: Dynamic Duos Unite

27 May 2015

Two stellar musical duos hit the T-Bone-paved road together.

Posted in Front Page

Book Talk: Founding Friends Luncheon

Book Talk: Founding Friends Luncheon

27 May 2015

PEN/Faulkner's literary luncheon series featured authors of kidnapped girls' memoir.

Posted in Around Town

On Stage: Goodbye Berlin

On Stage: Goodbye Berlin

26 May 2015

'Cabaret' simultaneously tells the tale of the Kit Kat Klub dancers and the fall of Nazi-era Berlin.

Posted in Editor's Picks

Performing Arts: Anne and Emmett

Performing Arts: Anne and Emmett

18 May 2015

The stories of Anne Frank and Emmett Tell are retold on stage.

Posted in Front Page

Book Talk: A Century of Hope

Book Talk: A Century of Hope

13 May 2015

Bob Hope’s biographer discusses the man who defined entertainment.

Posted in Around Town

On Stage: Loss and the Living

On Stage: Loss and the Living

12 May 2015

The all-female cast of 'The Blood Quilt' explores death and family dynamics with expertise.

Posted in Editor's Picks

Perfect Pitch:  Beloved Standard

Perfect Pitch: Beloved Standard

06 May 2015

The Washington Bach Consort ends its season with the "Mass in B Minor."

Posted in Front Page

Perfect Pitch:  Opera’s Real Cinderella

Perfect Pitch: Opera’s Real Cinderella

06 May 2015

The Washington National Opera's Cinderella, Isabel Leonard, talks about life on the stage.

Posted in Front Page

Book Talk: Gandhi Reaches Civil Rights Leaders

Book Talk: Gandhi Reaches Civil Rights Leaders

06 May 2015

Mary King's book reveals new insights into the U.S. civil rights movement.

Posted in Book Talk

Dine and Dish: Post Game with D.C. United

Dine and Dish: Post Game with D.C. United

01 May 2015

Chris Pontius and Steve Birnbaum share the 4-1-1 on the current keepers of RFK Stadium.

Posted in Dine and Dish

Wine & Spirits: Derby Day Drinks

Wine & Spirits: Derby Day Drinks

01 May 2015

This tasty trifecta is a sure bet

Posted in Food and Wine

Music Notes: So Unique, So Delicious

Music Notes: So Unique, So Delicious

30 April 2015

The one and only Reverend Peyton and his 'Big Damn Band' find a delicious balance.

Posted in Front Page

On Stage: She Done Him Wrong

On Stage: She Done Him Wrong

24 April 2015

Studio Theatre's 'Murder Ballad' places a classic love triangle story in an unconventional setting.

Posted in Front Page

Music Notes: Things He’s Come To Know

Music Notes: Things He’s Come To Know

20 April 2015

Decades later, James McMurtry still weaves magical tales from out on the road.

Posted in Front Page

Music Notes: Force of Nature

Music Notes: Force of Nature

17 April 2015

Johnette Napolitano, a Rock 'n' Roll survivor, keeps making music amidst her busy life.

Posted in Front Page

On Stage: Coming to Light

On Stage: Coming to Light

10 April 2015

Prison, a baby and friendship guide the 'Lights Rise on Grace' characters on a journey of self discovery.

Posted in Editor's Picks

Around Town: Nike Brings Jobs to Northeast

Around Town: Nike Brings Jobs to Northeast

10 April 2015

The sports retailer opens first East Coast community store in Ivy City.

Posted in Around Town

Music Notes: Still Illuminating The World

Music Notes: Still Illuminating The World

09 April 2015

Joan Armatrading gets even closer to her audience in the twilight of her career.

Posted in Front Page

On Stage: All About Sondheim

On Stage: All About Sondheim

09 April 2015

Two veterans combine with four younger performers to give new life to Sondheim music.

Posted in Editor's Picks

Music Notes: A Nod To Those Who Came Before

Music Notes: A Nod To Those Who Came Before

08 April 2015

Rhiannon Giddens is always looking back, as she looks gloriously forward.

Posted in Features

Book Talk: Race & The White House

Book Talk: Race & The White House

06 April 2015

Journalist April Ryan on "The Presidency in Black and White: My Up-Close View of Three Presidents and Race in America"

Posted in Book Talk

Perfect Pitch: A Royal Ode

Perfect Pitch: A Royal Ode

01 April 2015

WL sits down with conductor Michael Tilson Thomas to discuss life on the road and royal performances.

Posted in Features

Music Notes: Same Ol’ Songwriter Workin’

Music Notes: Same Ol’ Songwriter Workin’

01 April 2015

Tom Paxton, a folk music legend, is still at it because, well, he writes great songs.

Posted in Features

Dine and Dish: Post Game with the Redskins

Dine and Dish: Post Game with the Redskins

01 April 2015

Ryan Kerrigan and Darrel Young dish on philanthropy, next season and a shared love of Katy Perry.

Posted in Dine and Dish

On Stage: With Don Quixote

On Stage: With Don Quixote

30 March 2015

Musical 'Man of La Mancha' will attract a variety of new audiences to Shakespeare Theatre Company.

Posted in Editor's Picks

The Dish: Belgian Chic

The Dish: Belgian Chic

25 March 2015

Bart Vandaele recreates his recent James Beard Foundation dinner at his restaurant BToo.

Posted in Features

Perfect Pitch: Loss of a Choral Giant

Perfect Pitch: Loss of a Choral Giant

25 March 2015

Final Bow: The death of Choral Arts founder Norman Scribner hits the music community hard.

Posted in Features

On Stage: Last Hurrah

On Stage: Last Hurrah

20 March 2015

Comedic timing and a carefully chosen cast make National Theatre's 'Blithe Spirit' an effortless hit.

Posted in Editor's Picks

Health & Wellness: Weathering MS With Janice Dean

Health & Wellness: Weathering MS With Janice Dean

19 March 2015

A well-known meteorologist shares her story with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Posted in Around Town

Power Source: World Premier

Power Source: World Premier

18 March 2015

Wynton Marsalis and The Shenandoah Conservatory Symphony Orchestra debut 'Blues Symphony.'

Posted in Features

On Stage: A Bundle of Laughs

On Stage: A Bundle of Laughs

18 March 2015

Though the laughs in Studio Theatre's 'Laugh' may be strained at times, the quirky play is pleasant.

Posted in Editor's Picks

Out & About: Irish Eyes Smiling at Salamander

Out & About: Irish Eyes Smiling at Salamander

16 March 2015

An Irish-inspired cocktail reception supports military families.

Posted in Around Town

Hotel Watch: Zen in the Forest

Hotel Watch: Zen in the Forest

10 March 2015

Find zen amid the trees at the tranquil North Carolina Umstead Hotel and Spa.

Posted in Features

Music Matters: Making Beauty From the Beast

Music Matters: Making Beauty From the Beast

10 March 2015

Mary Gauthier's songs of pain and hope help others who've been there.

Posted in Features

Health and Wellness: Bliss Beyond the Beltway

Health and Wellness: Bliss Beyond the Beltway

06 March 2015

The newly-opened Still Point at Haven on the Lake is a complete mind-body wellness retreat.

Posted in Features

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