America’s national pastime is the star of this exhibit, which showcases how baseball has been depicted in stamps and other memorabilia throughout history.
A fantastical exhibition that takes up 4,000 square feet to "immerses visitors in a conversation that reimagines, reinterprets, and reclaims the past and present for a more empowering future for African Americans." With more than 100 objects spanning music, television, comics and more, visitors can see Chadwick Boseman’s Black Panther costume, Octavia Butler’s typewriter, and […]
For nearly a year, American conceptual artist Jessica Diamond's exhibit will dominate the Hirshhorn’s second-floor inner-circle galleries with 15 text-and-image-based artworks. Diamond, an artist who sprung from New York’s downtown art scene in the 1980s, she's a language artist who critiques contemporary American life, particularly commercialism, corporate culture and media. Literature plays a large role […]
The Rubell's latest exhibit: From the expressionist painter herself: SHELL SNOWDEN BUTLER SHELL IS MY DAUGHTER AND THE SUBJECT MATTER OF THE SERIES "SHELL; GLIMPSES". THIS SERIES SHOWS AN EXPERIENCE WHICH IS DEEPER THAN APPEARANCE. THE SURFACE IS RICH WITH TACTILE AND VISUAL TEXTURE. THE BRUSHWORK IS SENSUAL AND VIGOROUS WHICH AIDS IN THE PORTRAYAL […]
Folger Theatre's contribution to the city's Shakespeare Everywhere Festival (running Oct. 7-Dec. 31) is this “problem play” from the Bard's collection. Considered a rule breaker, The Winter’s Tale moves "quickly from tragedy to romance to reconciliation and, eventually, redemption," according to Folger's Karen Ann Daniels, director of programming and artistic director. Expect magic and fairy […]
Follow boyfriends Choton and Raheem as they visit Choton's family Kolkata during a research trip that includes interviewing queer locals. A bilingual play from visionary writer-director Shayok Misha Chowdhury about the things we see, the things we miss, and the things that turn us on.
InSeries' contribution to the city's Shakespeare Everywhere Festival (running Oct. 7-Dec. 31), Timothy Nelson directs this operatic collaging of William Shakespeare’s King Lear set to the towering score of Giuseppe Verdi’s Requiem in a one-woman performance. Catch it at Source: Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m.; Nov. 19 at 2:30 p.m.; Nov. 29, Dec. 1 and 2 […]
SUSTO is an indie rock band from Charleston, South Carolina. They released their most recent album, My Entire Life, this year. Tickets: $22
Gus Dapperton is an alternative pop singer. He released his most recent album, Henge, earlier this year. The event will also feature emo alternative rockers Junior Varsity. Tickets: $25
The holidays are here and—just like Joe Dante's 1984 film featuring those furry little gremlins gone wrong—it can be a wickedly scary time.
The two authors will discuss their novel, Rebecca Not Becky, with moderator Glory Edim of Well Read Black Girl.
Drummer Russ Lawton, organist Ray Paczkowski, and guitarist Scott Metzge make up this cooperative trio. Tickets: $25