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Friday, November 24, 2017

Two Slices of British Pie: One Touching and Tasty, a Second...

‘The Sense of an Ending’ Julian Barnes’ “The Sense of an Ending” won the Man Booker Prize as the best English-language novel of 2011. It...

Art and the City – March 2017

They chase the ambiguities of existence in a boundless zone of suggestion – all possibilities and no answers. Each drawing is his personal exploration,...

Two Serious New Features on Race Relations, Plus a Cartoon Figure...

‘A United Kingdom’ A surprise hit of the movie season has been “Hidden Figures,” a modestly budgeted but uplifting picture that tells a 1960s true...

Joselito Casa de Comidas: A New Neighborhood Spot Doesn’t Disappoint

I need to confess something up front: I love tapas. I love Spanish food. I am biased toward the cuisine. I took a trip...

NMUSN and Cold War Gallery Bring History to Life

Washington is known for its wealth of museums and cultural offerings, providing educational and recreational opportunities to visitors and residents alike. With so many...

Dining Notes – February 2017

!Viva Espana! Wow, what a classy intro! The eagerly awaited Joselito Casa de Comidas arrived early last month at 660 Pennsylvania Ave. SE. We enjoyed...

Art and the City – February 2017

Bruce McNeil photographs the Anacostia River. He is in love with the drifting, mysterious energy that both separates and unifies a city. It flows...

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...

Dining Notes – January 2017

Capitol Hill’s eagerly awaited Spanish restaurant, Joselito: Casa de Comidas, is set to open any day at 660 Pennsylvania Ave. SE. Created by Javier...

Butter Me Up

Back in the late 1970s we were warned to eliminate fat intake from milk, eggs, cheese, and butter. Excessive calories and arterial damage were...