On Stage: She Done Him Wrong

On Stage: She Done Him Wrong

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

Music Notes: Things He’s Come To Know

Music Notes: Things He’s Come To Know

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

Music Notes: Force of Nature

Music Notes: Force of Nature

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

On Stage: Coming to Light

On Stage: Coming to Light

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

Around Town: Nike Brings Jobs to Northeast

Around Town: Nike Brings Jobs to Northeast

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

Music Notes: Still Illuminating The World

Music Notes: Still Illuminating The World

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


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

Around Town: Man Behind the Face

Around Town: Man Behind the Face

05 March 2015

Famed fashion photographer Nigel Barker came to DCanter for a book signing of "Models of Influence."

Posted in Around Town

Literature: Fallen Fashion Gods

Literature: Fallen Fashion Gods

05 March 2015

Dana Thomas talks Gods and Kings: The Rise and Fall of Alexander McQueen and John Galliano.

Posted in Book Talk

Perfect Pitch: Cross-Cultural

Perfect Pitch: Cross-Cultural

05 March 2015

Apollo Orchestra bridges the gap between town and gown with recent Kennedy Center performance.

Posted in Features

On Stage: Close But No Cigar

On Stage: Close But No Cigar

04 March 2015

Tackling pedophilia in a musical is no easy feat, and makes 'Kid Victory' a bit of a miss.

Posted in Editor's Picks

Perfect Pitch:  Singing the Dream

Perfect Pitch: Singing the Dream

27 February 2015

REVIEW: Choral Arts join forces with Washington Performing Arts choirs for MLK celebration.

Posted in Features

Perfect Pitch: Songs of Nostalgia

Perfect Pitch: Songs of Nostalgia

26 February 2015

REVIEW: Soprano Renée Fleming takes her audience on a journey in song through her past.

Posted in Features

Music Matters: Surviving to Sing

Music Matters: Surviving to Sing

26 February 2015

Beth Hart, one of music's most powerful voices, defines the word survivor.

Posted in Features

On Stage: Into the Woods

On Stage: Into the Woods

24 February 2015

Lisa D'Amour's simplistic 'Cherokee' doesn't have the same impact as her previous 'Detroit.'

Posted in Editor's Picks

Music Notes: The Reliving Years

Music Notes: The Reliving Years

24 February 2015

Mike Rutherford, founding member of legendary band Genesis, reflects after publishing a memoir.

Posted in Features

On Stage: Comedy at the Ballet

On Stage: Comedy at the Ballet

20 February 2015

The latest Synetic Theatre wordless production, 'Much Ado About Nothing,' is nothing short of genius.

Posted in Editor's Picks

On Stage: Out of Control

On Stage: Out of Control

19 February 2015

Arena Stage's 'King Hedley II' uncomfortably portrays lives lived in crime in this dark tragedy.

Posted in Editor's Picks

Music Notes: From One Era to the Next

Music Notes: From One Era to the Next

19 February 2015

Derek Trucks says goodbye to one legend and continues to hone his own.

Posted in Features

Music Notes: The Road to Immortality

Music Notes: The Road to Immortality

17 February 2015

One of rock's most influential innovators, Eddie Van Halen, makes it into the Smithsonian and shares his amazing story.

Posted in Features

Around Town: Capitol Hill Volleyball Classic

Around Town: Capitol Hill Volleyball Classic

17 February 2015

More than 900 girls' volleyball teams compete in the ninth annual Capitol Hill Volleyball Classic.

Posted in Around Town

On Stage: Cell Block Tango

On Stage: Cell Block Tango

13 February 2015

The National Theatre's 'Chicago' is a hit with inventive dancing and memorable numbers.

Posted in Editor's Picks

Wine & Spirits: V-Day For All

Wine & Spirits: V-Day For All

12 February 2015

Everyone from Sherry lovers to Valentine haters will find something that appeals to them on Feb 14.

Posted in Editor's Picks

On Stage: Off With Her Head

On Stage: Off With Her Head

06 February 2015

'Mary Stuart' hauntingly portrays the bloody battle between Queen Elizabeth and Mary Queen of Scots.

Posted in Editor's Picks

Paint the Town: Planted Poetry

Paint the Town: Planted Poetry

05 February 2015

The Golden Triangle BID held a 'Golden Haiku' contest as a community literary art project.

Posted in Features

Music Notes: JJ Grey’s Deep Florida Soul

Music Notes: JJ Grey’s Deep Florida Soul

03 February 2015

Florida to the core, JJ Grey has thrived by singing about his roots and living one day at a time.

Posted in Features

Music Matters: Simón Bolívar Big Band Jazz

Music Matters: Simón Bolívar Big Band Jazz

02 February 2015

Venezuela's ' Simón Bolívar Big Band Jazz' orchestra is applauded by Danny Glover.

Posted in Features

The Dish: Would-Be Mini-Foodies

The Dish: Would-Be Mini-Foodies

23 January 2015

Executive Chef Luc Dendievel’s new Foodie-in-Training menu at Härth appeals to the junior gastronome set.

Posted in Front Page

On Stage: Constrained by Tradition

On Stage: Constrained by Tradition

16 January 2015

'Choir Boy' highlights the duality of tradition and handling contemporary issues.

Posted in Editor's Picks

Music Notes: The Best of 2014

Music Notes: The Best of 2014

07 January 2015

Rock 'n' roll expert Steve Houk rounds up his 10 favorite albums, and songs, of 2014.

Posted in Features

The Dish: Daniel Boulud’s DBGB

The Dish: Daniel Boulud’s DBGB

06 January 2015

Daniel Boulud Serves up 'French-Meets-American Comfort food' at City Center.

Posted in Front Page

On Stage: Reviving a Classic

On Stage: Reviving a Classic

06 January 2015

Barry Levinson and Sheryl Crow team up to turn popular movie 'Diner' into a hit Broadway musical.

Posted in Editor's Picks

Perfect Pitch: 2014 in Review

Perfect Pitch: 2014 in Review

26 December 2014

A look back at top performances and highlights of the Washington arts scene.

Posted in Features

On Stage: Coming of Age

On Stage: Coming of Age

26 December 2014

Lucie Arnaz delights in the National Theatre's production of 'Pippin.'

Posted in Editor's Picks

Perfect Pitch: Candlelight Christmas

Perfect Pitch: Candlelight Christmas

26 December 2014

REVIEW: Washington Chorus' concert of holiday favorites resounds at the Kennedy Center.

Posted in Features

Perfect Pitch: Italian Christmas

Perfect Pitch: Italian Christmas

18 December 2014

REVIEW: The Folger Consort performed Christmas music inspired by the Renaissance.

Posted in Features

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 Picks

Perfect Pitch:  A Capital Christmas

Perfect Pitch: A Capital Christmas

17 December 2014

REVIEW: The 34th annual Choral Arts Society Gala painted a musical tapestry woven with diversity.

Posted in Features

Music Notes: Journey of the Songbird

Music Notes: Journey of the Songbird

17 December 2014

Local singer/songwriter Debi Smith keeps flying high amidst a blend of truly eclectic experiences.

Posted in Features

The Dish: Capriotti’s Lands in Georgetown

The Dish: Capriotti’s Lands in Georgetown

16 December 2014

Iconic Sandwich Shop Opens Georgetown Location.

Posted in Features

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

The Dish: Baking a Difference

The Dish: Baking a Difference

10 December 2014

Connie Milstein and Father Rick Curry have teamed up to open their "bakery on a mission" to help vets.

Posted in Features

Fashionable Life:  Diamond Man

Fashionable Life: Diamond Man

09 December 2014

Diamond expert Ronnie Mervis explains why diamonds are a lot more than just a girl's best friend.

Posted in Fashionable Life

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