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Review: ‘Candide’ by the Washington National Opera

Washington National Opera concludes its 2017-2018 season with a fresh production of Leonard Bernstein’s Candide directed by Washington National Opera’s Artistic Director Francesca Zambello. If...

Review: ‘Goldberg Variations – ternary patterns for insomnia’ with Andersson Dance...

Making the extraordinary ordinary appears to be a notion we can’t shake. If it isn’t dumbing down, it’s taking down, mashing up or just...

Top 10 Things to Do Around DC for Valentine’s Day

Hearts, flowers, chocolates…love is in the air here in the DC area! While this part of the country may be more known for partisanship...

 Review: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at the Kennedy Center

For the sixth consecutive year, Alvin Ailey renewed its February tradition of hosting a gala evening of dance to raise funds for gifted young...
Alyssa Wilmoth Keegan and Alina Collins Maldonado in Digging Up Dessa. Photo by Yassine El Mansouri.

Review: ‘Digging Up Dessa’ at The Kennedy Center (Women’s Voices Theater...

Despite its off-putting (and overly-clever) title, Digging Up Dessa is a lively and often moving tale of two 12-year-olds who are lost in the...
Blaine Hoven and Daniil Simkin in American Ballet Theatre: Ratmansky, Robbins, Millepied & Wheeldon. Photo by Rosalie O'Connor.

Review: ‘American Ballet Theatre: Ratmansky, Robbins, Millepied and Wheeldon’ at the...

As parts of the nation settled in to hear 45 read the script of the State of the Union address, and other parts assiduously...

Review: NSO Pops and Kenny ‘Babyface’ Edmonds at the Kennedy Center

The NSO Pops presented its first-ever collaboration with superstar Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds on Friday night for a two-night run in the Concert Hall of...

Review: ‘Let Freedom Ring!’ MLK Celebration Featuring Vanessa Williams at the...

The 16th Annual Let Freedom Ring! Celebration honors the life, legacy, and dream of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Hundreds of people from all...

Review: ‘The Humans’ National Tour at the Kennedy Center

Lights rise on The Humans and there, center stage, is Erik Blake (Richard Thomas), a fish out of water Pennsylvanian Dad in a New...

Review: Comedy at The Kennedy Center Millennium Stage with Gary Vider...

Now in its 21st year, the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage is the Center’s gift to everyone in the Washington area, offering live entertainment at...

Review: ‘ink’ at The Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

In ink, choreographer/dancer Camille A. Brown’s final installment in her trilogy examining African-American identity, an entire history of a people is written indelibly on the...

Review: Isley Brothers at The Kennedy Center

The Isley Brothers rocked into The Kennedy Center’s Concert Hall this last Sunday night. Though the Hall is still standing, it may never be the same. Since...

Review: NEA Jazz Master Ron Carter Trio at The Kennedy Center

The Ron Carter Trio visited The Kennedy Center this Friday night. Consisting of bassist Carter, pianist Donald Vega, and guitarist Russell Malone, the harmonics...

Review: Dizzy Gillespie Centennial Celebration at The Kennedy Center

Dizzy Gillespie's 100th birthday celebration at The Kennedy Center jazzed the Eisenhower Theatre last night. I'm sure the rooftop is still aglow this morning. Dizzy...

Review: NEA Jazz Master Lee Konitz’s Birthday Celebration at The Kennedy...

Nonagenarian jazz--what is it? It's Lee Konitz leading a quartet that includes George Schuller on drums, Jeremy Stratton on bass, and Dan Tepfer on piano. And...

Review: Herbie Hancock at The Kennedy Center

Legendary Oscar and multi-Grammy-winning pianist and Kennedy Center Honoree Herbie Hancock solidified his avant-garde artistry on the Concert Hall stage Tuesday night, highlighting “smatterings”...

Interview: David Rohde Interviews Violist Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt

Is “star viola player” an oxymoron? Not if the viola player – a “violist” as opposed to a violinist – casts her net as...

Review: ‘Madame Butterfly’ at The Kennedy Center

Gorgeous, ravishing arias by the legendary Puccini, an ethereally beautiful performance by Soprano Ermonela Jaho as Cio-Cio San (Butterfly), and an exceptionally ingenious concept...

Review: ‘Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs’ at The Kennedy Center

Wearing his heart on his sleeve throughout, entertainer extraordinaire Alan Cumming (Tony-award winner for Cabaret, regular on the hit television series The Good Wife,...

Review: Geoffrey Keezer Trio with Special Guest Gillian Margot at the...

As soon as the Trio finished Thelonius Monk's "Brilliant Corners, the KC Jazz Club exploded in applause. Some music is not listened to: it is...

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