Amazing Grace is a Musical for the Holidays

Many opinion pieces have come out recently about the newly opened Museum of the Bible, a privately-funded museum very near the National Mall in DC.  This is not one of those pieces. Rather, this is a review of Amazing Grace, a nationally touring musical making its way from Broadway to DC (playing through January 7)…

New Programming and After Hours at the Torpedo Factory

Throughout the month of December, the Torpedo Factory Art Center offers a diverse line-up of programs, events, and exhibitions. ·         Interlude: Unfinished Works December 9, 2017 – January 21, 2018 The newest exhibition in Target Gallery, the contemporary exhibition space of the Torpedo Factory, spotlights the artistic process in Interlude: Unfinished Works. Art has been…

Cancelled: Luke Frazier & the American Pops Host the Holidays at MGM National Harbor

  Unfortunately the venue has cancelled the performance.  Stay tuned for the next show! Maestro Luke Frazier and the American Pops Orchestra — Washington, DC’s innovative hometown orchestra — will present a special holiday concert not to be missed, with special guest stars Rumer Willis (“Dancing with the Stars,” Broadway’s Chicago), Lea DeLaria (Broadway, comedy…

Gabrielle Stravelli Jazzes up D.C. at Bethesda Blues & Jazz November 1

  Gabrielle Stravelli, acclaimed pop/jazz vocalist and songwriter praised for her “emotional intelligence, phenomenal voice, easygoing confidence and impeccable taste” by The New York Times – will make her Washington DC area debut at Bethesda Blues & Jazz (7719 Wisconsin Avenue; Bethesda, MD 20814) on Wednesday, November 1 at 7:30 PM. The evening will feature her distinctive original songs, innovative interpretations of pop standards, and selections from her recent album Dream…

Freer|Sackler Celebrates Reopening With Two-Day Festival Oct. 14-15 

IlluminAsia Festival Features Asian Art, Food and Cultures    An extraordinary nighttime video projection on the façade of the Smithsonian’s Freer Gallery of Art, music by the Grammy Award-winning Silkroad Ensemble and an outdoor Asian food market are a few highlights of the weekend that marks the opening of the Freer following an 18-month renovation….

Find Your Fabulous at the Smithsonian Craft2Wear Show

Smithsonian Craft2Wear: a curated show and sale of limited-edition wearable art, where you will discover stylish and fashion-forward clothing, jewelry and accessories. More than 60 acclaimed designers from all over the country are represented. Take this unique opportunity to enhance your fall wardrobe and to begin your holiday gift shopping. With a theme of Chic and…

Gourmet Symphony Focuses on Music During Oktoberfest at Shaw’s Tavern

Fall is for bratwurst, brews, and brass! Join Gourmet Symphony for its second annual Oktoberfest celebration featuring Bavarian-style street foods, a new seasonal beer, wine tastings, and festive music. The Saloon Concert Series: VOLKSFEST D.C. Thursday, October 19, 2017 6-8 pm Shaw’s Tavern Tickets: $39 GA, all-inclusive Costumes and festival attire are strongly encouraged. Ticket…