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Thursday, November 23, 2017

The Literary Hill – August 2017

Wading Into the Fray Once a land is gone, what becomes of its nationality? How can a citizenry exist without a country? And what are...

Movies: A Second Look

Again, this September’s column considers movies “That Got Away,” worthy films of the past year (2016) that were little publicized or seen when first...

The Jazz Project – September 2017

John Abercrombie 1944 – 2017 - An Appreciation Guitarist John Abercrombie is one of the rare artists whose music immortalized their souls among the living....

Destination Atlas 2017 Party for a Purpose

The 2017 Destination Atlas party on Oct. 6, 7 to 11 p.m., is an evening of dining, dancing and performance. Enjoy cuisine and drinks...

Dining Notes – September 2017

Where did the summer go? We finally dined at Sospeso, the Mediterranean charmer that arrived last winter in the Atlas District. Situated across the...

Two Souls Adrift: One a Victorian Vixen and the Other a...

Lady Macbeth No, this is not a new cinematic version of the Shakespeare classic taken from the point of view of one of the principal...

Don’t Miss Sting

65-year old Sting remains an energizer bunny on stage. He is appearing for three nights at Wolf Trap that Sept. 5 in support of...

The Jazz Project – October 2017

To Know Love •••• Maria Schafer, vocalist With her lush, sensuous, and enchanting voice, jazz vocalist Maria Schafer has given us a modern-day jazz album on...

“Evenings at the Edge” at the National Gallery of Art

On Nov. 9, Jan. 11, March 8 and May 10; 6 to 9 p.m., explore the National Gallery of Art after hours. Enjoy works...

And the Oscar Goes To… Three Foreign Films Contending for the...

This column is being published just after the Academy Awards nominations have been announced, and your reviewer wanted to signal a few foreign films...