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Sunday, July 21, 2019

A Master Class in Twisting the Truth

Do you remember when you were born? What were the circumstances of your childhood? Where’s that accent from? Be specific. Nothing but the facts...

June in Bloom: What to Drink Now, the Top Wines of...

From Albariño to Zweigelt Rosé I’ve got you covered with a dreamy selection of seasonal wines to explore. From old standbys like Sancerre to...

Explore Masters and Emerging Artists at DC Jazzfest

The DC Jazz Festival begins tonight, Friday, June 7. With shows every night until June 16, it’s your chance to explore the great jazz...

Art and the City

They look like ordinary objects: a teapot, screwdrivers, a set of keys, a sewing machine, but they’re not. That’s the point. They’re extraordinary—beautifully designed,...

Grunge Is Back

Red Hot Chili Peppers tribute band? I must be getting old. Dig out your flannels. The Good Time Boys take the stage at the...

Dining Notes

Caribbean vibes are permeating our neighborhood. On Barracks Row, we recently supped at Tortuga (formerly Tio Javier), 514 Eighth St. SE. Chefs Lauren Hunter and...

A Trio of Documentaries Treating: Soviet History, Sustainable Agriculture, and the...

Meeting Gorbachev German director Werner Herzog is a polymath filmmaker, having divided his career (since 1962) between fictional narratives and documentaries. In “Meeting Gorbachev,” (co-directed...

Barracks Row Starbucks Closed for Renovation

The Barracks Row  Starbucks Coffee (401 Eighth St. SE) is temporarily closed for renovation. A spokesperson said that the coffee shop interior would get a...

Want Jazz? Dial 251

Jazz Quintet Dial 251 has style reminiscent of the classical jazz greats, said Vera Oyé Yaa-Anna. Yaa-Anna, a regular fan, spoke shortly after seeing the...

Jon Hopkins Emphasizes the Techno

I could not wait to see British Electronic artist Jon Hopkins at the 9:30 Club. Starting with his 2001 debut exuding with synths, phased...