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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...

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...

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...

Tales of France and New York: French Artists Contend and a...

‘Cezanne and I’ France has much to celebrate for its remaking of European art and culture in the second half of the 19th century, especially...

The Literary Hill – June 2017

No “I” in Team “In the early years of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts,” writes Chris Fussell, “we were trying to defeat a twenty-first century...

Dining Notes – July 2017

We had not tasted Swiss cuisine since visiting that Alpine nation on a European vacation long ago. Therefore, we were surprised to find this...

Art and the City

It is a sense you get when you first glance at the painting. You know right away that David Amoroso sees the intricacies as...

Art and the City – July 2017

Art. Will Fleishell is all about art. His work, his home, his studio, his books, his volunteer work. Even his posts on Facebook are...

The Poetic Hill – June 2017

John “Jake” Cosmos Aller is a novelist and poet who formerly lived on Capitol Hill near Lincoln Park. A former Foreign Service officer who...

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...