02 Jun 2015

Arts & Entertainment:

Bit Players in a Tragic World: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead at the Folger

As much as we may think we are the stars in our lives, especially in this #Millennial world, we are but bit players at the mercy of randomness, life and death. This is the bitter kernel at the heart of “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead” now playing at the Folger Shakespeare Theatre. The original run […]

20 Nov 2014


Julius Caesar at the Folger, a Bloody Good Show

Just down the street things are getting pretty messy. The attacks between the parties have been especially lethal since the mid-term Congressional elections. The Folger Shakespeare Library too is off to a violent start in Julius Caesar, the first show of its 2014-2015 season. Shakespeare’s historical look at the Roman Empire gets very bloody very fast and […]

17 Nov 2014


Get Your Thanksgiving Houseguests Out of the House, Just for a Little Bit

Our homes feel a little tight sometimes, correct? If you’re considering renting some extra chairs to host your guests for Thanksgiving, it’s likely you might also be anticipating the house feeling a little cramped. Put aside your anxiety and read on my friends. We live within walking distance of some pretty great cultural sites as […]

17 Sep 2014

King Lear: Sadness and Recognition at the Folger

It’s often said that one of the measure’s of William Shakespeare’s talents was that his plays speak to us now as well as they did in Elizabethan England. King Lear, now onstage at the Folger Theatre, does that well, as it’s filled with real-life pains that await many of us today as those around us age. The […]

05 Jun 2014

To Do

Looking for something to do this weekend? Take your pick: see thought-provoking theatre, enjoy dance recitals and music, cheer on runners as they celebrate Gay Pride Week, enjoy international cuisine or a visit to the graves and tombs just a stone’s throw from your house. Talk about variety! At the Atlas Performing Arts Center  you […]

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