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Monday, August 20, 2018

A Divinely Petulant God Descends

Signature Theatre plows new ground in “An Act of God,” unearthing the concept of an unforgiving, disinterested, or even completely absent deity through the...

The Literary Hill – October 2017

E Is for Earth “Do you see yonder cloud that’s almost in the shape of a camel?” Hamlet asks Polonius. “’Tis like a camel indeed,”...

Eastside Arts – October 2017

East of the River Book Festival On Saturday, Oct. 14, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Rocketship Rise Academy will host the second annual...

Botanical Illustrator Alice Tangerini

The West Wing of the Smithsonian’s Department of Botany in the National Museum of Natural History houses 4.8 million dried pressed plants, the oldest...

The Soulful Side of Bluegrass

The Steeldrivers is a Nashville-based band with a traditional bluegrass lineup up of players who have performed with major country acts. They’re all virtuosos,...

Sound Health

This new series of free workshops designed for families with children under the age of 8 explores the power of the arts to promote...

Jazz Avenues

Women in Jazz and More East of the River March blows in some musical high winds this year east of the river, thanks to the...

Theater: John Brown’s Raid – You Are There. What Now?

TV viewers who grew up in the 1950s and 60s may remember Walter Cronkite’s series, “You Are There.” These re-enactments of famous historic episodes...

Theatre Round Up

Every September we Washingtonians are spoiled by theater, as dozens of local companies roll out award-winning plays with stellar directors at the helm. Yet...

Jazz Avenues – March 2017

Honoring Masters Like Melba Liston; Enjoying Women in Jazz “Melba had the incredible ability of making musicians sound better through what she wrote for...