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Saturday, August 18, 2018

Listen to Electronica

My love of electronica has led me to artists who experiment and manipulate sounds. This weekend don’t miss two such performances at the Kennedy...

The Literary Hill

And So to Bed Looking for some bedtime reading that will send your little one off to slumberland with a peaceful smile on her face?...

LP Brings Back The Cool to DC

Been there. Done that. I was inured to the ‘cool,’ an insidious trap thankfully outgrown by adulthood. Then LP stepped onto the stage at...

Art and the City

The beauty of light and clarity, water and life, draws your attention to the center of the painting, “Nine Dragon River Delta.” Look again,...

Capitol Hill Chorale – Where There’s Harmony on the Hill

Could it be? Harmony on Capitol Hill? If the Hill is famous for partisan battles and conflict, you’ll find no signs of that at...

The Revelers serve up a rich musical gumbo

In Louisiana, music isn’t something that you listen to on your phone. It’s a glue that holds communities together, along with dancing, food and...

Two Films: Brits Behaving Badly and Bits from the American Songbook

The Party Versatile British writer-director Sally Potter has made only eight feature films over 35 years; films that have received radically varied critical assessments.  Her...

Glass Debuts at the Kennedy Center

A faithful follower of Philip Glass, I was hooked when I first saw his experimental film, “Koyaanisqatsi: Life Out of Balance,” in 1982. Its...

Recycle Public Art Project

The DCCAH in partnership with the DC Department of Public Works (DPW) invites submissions from artists and graphic designers for the Designed to Recycle...

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...