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See It While It Lasts: Richard III Runs Through March 16

March 6th, 2014 · No Comments · Capitol Hill

So, with all the freezing temps and such I’ve been advocating staying close to home and warm. Surely this is the “winter of our discontent” (Act I, Scene I). But, indeed, I did “play the devil’ (Act I, Scene 3) because you’re running out of time to see Richard III at the Folger Shakespeare Library. […]

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September 12th, 2013 · No Comments · Capitol Hill

Tonight the Hill Center is hosting an an opening reception for a new multi-artist show which runs though November 3. All artwork in the show, which features photography, paintings, and intricately woven circuit boards, is for sale. The featured artists are Alan Braley, Kimberley Bursic, Eric Celarier, Betsy Glassie, Cynthia F. Johnson, Glen Kessler and Rindy OBrien. Friday night, Speakeasy DC returns to the […]

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May 30th, 2013 · No Comments · Capitol Hill

Last weekend was a bit nippy for a Memorial Day: only the heartiest of lunatic thrill-seeking kids went into the newly opened pools. But this weekend will be a return to the summer swelter we are used to here in the Nation’s Capital. How shall we spend our few free hours? Tonight at the Hill […]

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Wisdom With Wings: Folger’s Conference of Birds Soars

November 13th, 2012 · No Comments · Capitol Hill, DC

There are two weeks left to catch the Folger Theatre’s newest transformed drama, the Conference of the Birds, and there is good reason to make space on your calendar for this production. For one, it’s nothing like what you’d expect from a 12th-century Persian fable. The performance, filled with dance, song, flowing action and a somewhat […]

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Taming of the Shrew, Not Tame at All

June 4th, 2012 · No Comments · Capitol Hill

Take a hefty shot of the Jeff Bridges film Crazy Heart, a smidge of Naoimi Wolf, and the Folger Shakespeare Theatre’s charming habit of showing something new in the Bard’s best known plays, and you’ll have the current production of The Taming of the Shrew, running through June 10th. The 10th is coming up soon, […]

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