29 Aug 2014

To Do List for the Weekend of 8/30

It is the official end of summer this weekend. Do you have plans for one last beach weekend? Lucky. If you are stuck in town like me, here are a few ideas of how to say goodbye to summer in style. Tonight, night check out one of the three plays running over at the Atlas. […]

06 Mar 2014

See It While It Lasts: Richard III Runs Through March 16

So, with all the freezing temps and such I’ve been advocating staying close to home and warm. Surely this is the “winter of our discontent” (Act I, Scene I). But, indeed, I did “play the devil’ (Act I, Scene 3) because you’re running out of time to see Richard III at the Folger Shakespeare Library. […]

12 Sep 2013

To Do

Tonight the Hill Center is hosting an an opening reception for a new multi-artist show which runs though November 3. All artwork in the show, which features photography, paintings, and intricately woven circuit boards, is for sale. The featured artists are Alan Braley, Kimberley Bursic, Eric Celarier, Betsy Glassie, Cynthia F. Johnson, Glen Kessler and Rindy OBrien. Friday night, Speakeasy DC returns to the […]

30 May 2013

To Do

Last weekend was a bit nippy for a Memorial Day: only the heartiest of lunatic thrill-seeking kids went into the newly opened pools. But this weekend will be a return to the summer swelter we are used to here in the Nation’s Capital. How shall we spend our few free hours? Tonight at the Hill […]

13 Nov 2012

Wisdom With Wings: Folger's Conference of Birds Soars

There are two weeks left to catch the Folger Theatre’s newest transformed drama, the Conference of the Birds, and there is good reason to make space on your calendar for this production. For one, it’s nothing like what you’d expect from a 12th-century Persian fable. The performance, filled with dance, song, flowing action and a somewhat […]