07 Feb 2020

Arts & Entertainment:

The Merry Wives of Windsor: Good for the Heart

Never was there a better time for a good romp of a theatrical production. Bless you, Folger Shakespeare Library, for giving us just what we needed when we needed it. The Merry Wives of Windsor, with its generous doses of belly laughs (make that BELLY), 70s nostalgia and over-the-top accents, is a witty battle of […]


06 Feb 2020

Events:

To Do: Weekend of February 6th – 9th

Happy Weekend y’all. This was a looong one. We all deserve extra-long weekends these days, don’t you think? Can we just start right now? Here are some ways to get started: Tonight is a Pay-What-You-Can preview performance of Fractal Theatre collective’s reverie at the Atlas Performing Arts Center. The performance centers on Diana who is […]


03 Feb 2020

History:

Lost Capitol Hill: Spelunking the Capitol

The book The Sights and Secrets of the Capital I mentioned last week is a veritable treasure trove of off-beat information. Today, I want to look at one such digression, in the third section, a subsection is entitled How the Capitol is Warmed and Ventilated. The subsection begins: At the door of Room No. 59, […]


30 Jan 2020

Events:

To Do: Weekend of January 30th – February 2nd

It’s February and we have yet to see real snow here in DC. Honestly, I have given up hope of ever enjoying a Snowmageddon ever again. Sigh. I know there’s big doings in our neighborhood but if you would like to be briefly spared from all that, stay right here: Tonight, learn about being a […]


29 Jan 2020

Calendar:

Looking for summer camps? The JO Wilson Fair is TOMORROW!

The JO Wilson Elementary School PTA is hosting the 6th Annual DC Camp Fair on Thursday, January 30th from 6-8pm. This is a FREE event, and families will be able to:  Meet with representatives from 40 (and counting) summer camps  Learn about a wide variety of summer activities, ranging from traditional camps to academic, arts, music, and special interest […]


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