Ahmed Boutache, Algeria’s ambassador in Washington, headlined the National Press Club’s Embassy Night event on June 23 — the club’s first since before the pandemic began more than two years ago — along with 50 other ambassadors, press counselors and other diplomats.
Inspired by the COVID pandemic, “The Present Moment: Crafting a Better World” exhibit at The Renwick Gallery explores the concept of ‘home.’
On the morning of June 18, diplomats, executives and tennis enthusiasts gathered for a practice drill at the residence of Arthur Sinodinos, Australia’s ambassador to the United States.
Academy Award winner Aaron Sorkin’s new play adaptation of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’ currently at The Kennedy Center starring Emmy Award–winning actor Richard Thomas as Atticus Finch.
From selling cognac to shaping a continent, Jean Monnet, known as one of the founding fathers of the European Union, spent a lifetime laying the groundwork for the post-World War II transatlantic alliance. Now, he’s getting a prime perch in D.C.’s Rock Creek Park.
A blockbuster exhibition at the Phillips Collection attempts the difficult feat of both excising and contextualizing a young Spanish artist from and within decades of explosive, iconic creativity and misogyny.
The National Museum of Women in the Arts building is undergoing renovations, but its curators aren’t taking a break. Washingtonians can now visit an exciting off-site exhibition focused on contemporary artists and shifting perspectives at the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center through May 22.
The life of Mir Hussain, chronicled in the documentary “My Childhood, My Country: 20 Years in Afghanistan,” feels distant and foreign yet at the same time deeply relatable and personal.
Guatemala, Central America’s largest nation, often makes headlines, though nearly always for the wrong reasons—violent crime, drug trafficking, natural disasters and illegal immigration. When it comes to uncovering ancient civilizations, however, Guatemala is a world leader.
The Washington Opera Society (WOS) has named Julien Benichou as its new general and artistic director, replacing Michael Reilly, the society’s founder and executive director. Simon Charette, its assistant artistic director, is now general manager of the WOS.
The Hirshhorn’s exciting new experimental exhibition “Laurie Anderson: The Weather” careens through time and theme in a highly effective and often perfectly discordant approach to the artist’s pioneering career.
Tiny inanimate figurines in dollhouse-like boxes give life — and a face — to the universal yearning for happiness and a home in “Flight” at Studio Theatre.
After traveling to over a dozen cities in Europe since 2019, the “LOVE HATE” sculpture by German artist Mia Florentine Weiss is finally returning to its birthplace.
The Hillwood Estate explores the 1920s through the eyes of founder Marjorie Merriweather Post, offering a flashy and fabulous look at the Roaring Twenties through one of the wealthiest figures of the age.
Signature Theater’s ‘Detroit 67’ mixes pain with pleasure. Playwright Dominique Morisseau lets Motown’s feel-good sounds of The Temptations, Martha and the Vandellas, and The Miracles lull you into a sense of tranquility while hitting you with one of the most damaging uprisings in Detroit’s history.