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Monday, June 17, 2019

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...

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...

The Jazz Project – July 2017

Dance of Time •••• Elaine Elias, vocalist, pianist Two years after winning the Grammy for Best Latin Jazz Album with her sensational Made in Brazil, the...

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...

The Poetic Hill – July 2017  

Michael H. Levin is a lawyer, solar-energy developer and writer based in DC. His work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, New York...

Art and the City – June 2017

Be careful. Don’t look at it for too long or you’ll be a captive of its seemingly innocent charm. Resist its enchantment or you’ll...

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...

Bright and Lively Spanish Whites

This August, discover the bright white wines from Spain offering diversity, lively freshness, and best of all, value. Every day my customers ask me,...

DC’s Homegrown Festival Makes Good

From MerleFest in North Carolina to Grey Fox in the Catskills, bluegrass festivals give fans a chance to catch rising stars and celebrated headliners,...

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...