crimes of passion

Crimes of passion: Adultery! Murder! Opera!

The lot of Francesca and Paolo, her lover/brother-in-law: Eternal damnation and inspiration.

Big Smo and his country rap ‘hick-hop’ into the Birchmere

Big Smo and his country rap ‘hick-hop’ into the Birchmere

With A&E reality show and a Warner Bros. deal, big guy from Tennessee draws small but devoted crowd.

TV listings: Weekend of August 2-3

TV listings: Weekend of August 2-3

A ‘Wrestlemania’ special on NBC and the Masters and Johnson rumors start on ‘Masters of Sex.’

Nixon’s downfall in real time

Nixon’s downfall in real time

Elizabeth Drew’s 1975 “Washington Journal” charts the president’s freefall as it happens.

Decades in the Broadway biz, and still we want more

Decades in the Broadway biz, and still we want more

A primer on some of the talismans, techniques and tallies from the Sondheimisphere.

An unlikely home for art on Good Hope Road

An unlikely home for art on Good Hope Road

The Honfleur Gallery hasn’t “saved” Anacostia, but residents say it’s a model of development done right.

Attend the tale, and turn it up: ‘Todd’ will rock

Attend the tale, and turn it up: ‘Todd’ will rock

D.C.’s rock-based Landless Theatre gets permission to amp up Sondheim’s “Sweeney Todd.”

Love in the time of panhandling

Love in the time of panhandling

An elderly man stands on downtown corners, selling his poems about love and romance for $5 a pop.

Review

‘The Price of Inheritance,’ by Karin Tanabe

‘The Price of Inheritance,’ by Karin Tanabe

A young woman struggles to win back her position in the rarified world of high-end antiques.

‘Noli Me Tangere’ Filipino opera will tell moving tale

‘Noli Me Tangere’ Filipino opera will tell moving tale

Another performance that involves history will be Omar Souleyman’s appearance at the Howard Theatre.

In the galleries: ‘Everyware’ showcases photo-based work

In the galleries: ‘Everyware’ showcases photo-based work

In show at Project 4 Gallery, three artists use new technology to create pieces that exhibit nostalgia.

Crimes of passion: Adultery! Murder! Opera!

Crimes of passion: Adultery! Murder! Opera!

The lot of Francesca and Paolo, her lover/brother-in-law: Eternal damnation and inspiration.

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Ax murders, blood and lust: Top crimes of passion in dance

Ax murders, blood and lust: Top crimes of passion in dance

Lizzie Bordon took an ax . . . and other tales of summer madness that have fueled thrilling works of art.

Rembrandt humanely depicts rape, suicide of Lucretia

Rembrandt humanely depicts rape, suicide of Lucretia

Unlike many others, the painter shows men’s role in the Roman woman’s tragic story.

Hank Stuever on TV: It’s okay to quit ‘The Leftovers’

Hank Stuever on TV: It’s okay to quit ‘The Leftovers’

Viewers want to like it, for good reasons (it’s on HBO, intense performances), but they can’t go on.

‘The Seagull,’ now a mere ‘Bird’ at Woolly Mammoth

‘The Seagull,’ now a mere ‘Bird’ at Woolly Mammoth

Woolly Mammoth Theatre offers a return engagement of a modern riff on Chekhov’s “The Seagull.”

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Obama 'loves' Katy Perry ... and these 4 other musicians

Obama 'loves' Katy Perry ... and these 4 other musicians

Pop star Katy Perry got a warm introduction to the White House on Thursday night by President Obama, who called her a "wonderful person" before she took the stage to perform at the 46th anniversary of the Special Olympics. Perry isn't the first musician the president has deemed one of his favorites. Here are four others who join the "Roar" singer on Obama's playlist.
The Inter Milan squad parties at Brooks Brothers in Georgetown

The Inter Milan squad parties at Brooks Brothers in Georgetown

Brooks Brothers hosted their favorite soccer team, Inter Milan on Thursday night at its Georgetown store. The team, who is outfitted by the clothing company, was in town for a match earlier this week against Manchester United.
9 unhealthiest meals in America

9 unhealthiest meals in America

Here are the nine “winning” chain restaurant meals especially high in calories, fat, sugar and salt.
Wal-Mart ice cream sandwich doesn't melt

Wal-Mart ice cream sandwich doesn't melt

Sioux Falls, S.D., radio DJ Dan Collins heard a rumor that the ice cream used in Great Value brand ice cream sandwiches, which are sold at Wal-Mart stores, don’t melt like normal ice cream. He conducted an experiment in his backyard on a warm summer day to test the claim.
For Marvel, a comical adaptation

For Marvel, a comical adaptation

The Post’s Michael O'Sullivan reviews “Guardians of the Galaxy,” Marvel's latest comic book movie.

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