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Friday, October 19, 2018

The Poetic Hill

Adam Hamilton Russell’s poem below seemed a fitting choice for this month. Russell has played rugby for the US Rugby Men’s National team, currently...

The Literary Hill

Back to the Farm Things once looked dire for family farms in Montgomery Country. A variety of factors over the years contributed to a...

Art and the City

They vibrate and pulsate with energy—forms recognizable and not—cluster…often gather together visually, rotating and spinning—preparing to burst free from their prisons: the square and...

Emma Thompson Shines in a New Drama and Science Geeks Shine...

The Children Act Recently I reviewed a movie adaptation of “On Chesil Beach,” a tale by prominent English writer Ian McEwan. McEwan has been cinematically...

What to Drink Now: White Burgundy for the Transition to Fall

It’s that dreamy time of year again. The leaves are turning red and yellow, the air is crisp, it’s football season, and an array...

See Film ‘Soufra’, Support Dress for Success

Celebrate International Day of the Girl and help support Dress for Success DC by attending the exclusive screening of Soufra on October 11. The...

The WNO Stages Verdi’s La Traviata

Opera lovers will be transported to a 19-Century Parisian ballroom this coming Saturday as The Washington National Opera Company (WNO) opens its season with...

Dining Notes

As baseball gives way to football tailgate parties, things are happening on Barracks Row. Coming soon to the neighborhood: Valor Brewpub at 723 Eighth St....

Soulful Joey Dosik Headlines DC Show

In 2016, Joey Dosik, singer-songwriter and piano player, rose to fame as a contributing member of the Los-Angeles based funk group Vulfpeck, when, they...

Capital City Symphony Performs ‘Trouble In Tahiti’ Sunday

Capital City Symphony opens its 51st season Sunday with an all-Bernstein program in honor of the Leonard Bernstein Centennial.  This special vocal program includes the...