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Monday, June 17, 2019

Not All Passenger Ships Are Floating Palaces

On the eve of my “crossing the pond” travel adventure, I could barely contain myself. There’s a clue about what I was up to...

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...

The Literary Hill – May 2017

BookFest on May 7! Meet the local literary talent at the Literary Hill BookFest, Sunday, May 7, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the North...

At Arena Stage, Too Smart for Their Own Good

Racism – or more precisely the perception of race – has weighed heavily on Americans for centuries, with a profound resurgence since the election...

Art and the City – August 2017

Art explodes from Rick Bach like solar flares, seemingly at the speed of light. It started at birth. In Pittsburgh. His father owned an auto...

Capitol Roots

By and By A decade ago, it wasn’t easy to find bluegrass music in DC. Diehard fans might seek out events of the DC Bluegrass...

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...

Dining Notes – August 2017

It’s August, and according to popular wisdom, Capitol Hill is supposed to be dormant. Not so this year; lots of things are happening, especially...

Thirty Great Ways to Enjoy a DC Summer

Get in the Swim Dive into a Summer of Sharks at National Geographic More than a hundred million sharks are killed each year, primarily for their...

Reviving the Rock Opera

When I became enamored of “Jesus Christ Superstar” almost a half-century ago, rock operas were in their infancy, composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist...