The Post Pub is reborn, with touches aimed to class up the joint
The old downtown pub, thought closed forever, has been revived physically, if not spiritually.
‘Forbidden City’ gives voice to a history meant to be buried
Vanessa Hua’s masterful novel tells the story of women whose lives were essentially erased by the Cultural Revolution in China.
Susan Jaffe might blow up the entire way we think about ballet
The former ballerina's vision for American Ballet Theatre could bring the acclaimed company into the 21st century.
The ‘American Idol’ winner is no surprise. There’s a reason for that.
HunterGirl was a favorite of the judges all season. But Noah Thompson still had the edge.
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New this week: Dinosaurs, Def Leppard and 'The Responder'
This week’s new entertainment releases include a new album from Def Leppard, a five-part Apple+ series on dinosaurs and a documentary about the late composer Stephen Sondheim and his musical “Company.”
Actor Angela Lansbury to receive a special Tony Award
The folks who hand out Tony Awards believe five is not enough for Angela Lansbury
'War Pony' brings Pine Ridge Reservation to Cannes
South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Reservation has often been depicted in film but rarely from the inside
What to watch on Monday: ‘Prehistoric Planet’ debuts on Apple TV Plus
Monday, May 23, 2022 I Season 19 of "NCIS" concludes on CBS.
Kate McKinnon, Pete Davidson say goodbye to "Saturday Night Live"
On May 21, "Saturday Night Live" aired its season finale which was filled with departure-themed sketches from Kate McKinnon, Pete Davidson, and others.
Kate McKinnon, Pete Davidson to leave SNL as part of big cast shake-up
Aidy Bryant and Kyle Mooney reportedly also are leaving the show.
Michael Jackson and Bob Fosse owe their moves to a man named Bubbles
John W. Bubbles was the father of rhythm tap, but the dancer is little known. A new biography explores his life and contribution to the arts.
Cannes Film Festival takes heat for inclusion of Russian film
Filmmaker Agnieszska Holland, president of the European Film Academy, criticized the festival for including Kirill Serebrennikov’s 'Tchaikovsky’s Wife," calling for a boycott of all Russian cultural imports in response to the war in Ukraine.
Kim Stanley Robinson’s love letter to the wilderness
The acclaimed science-fiction writer turns his hand to nature writing in a book that’s part hiking journal, part history lesson
What to watch this weekend: The season finale of ‘Saturday Night Live’
Saturday, May 21 & Sunday, May 22, 2022 I “The Simpsons” concludes its 33rd season Sunday on Fox.
Roger Angell, editor, baseball writer at the New Yorker, dies at 101
As fiction editor, he helped mold the stories of generations of writers. As a sportswriter, he was enshrined in the writers’ wing of the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
Mary Swift, doyenne of Washington arts scene, dies at 95
She distinguished herself as a hostess, photographer, writer, editor and curator.
Conductor Louis Langrée leads the NSO in a ‘Boléro’ worth repeating
Cellist Alisa Weilerstein performs a centerpiece concerto by Joan Tower on a colorful program of Debussy and Ravel.
They all starred in ‘Godspell.’ Then they became comedy legends.
An oral history of the legendary 1972 Toronto production of “Godspell,” which featured Martin Short, Eugene Levy, Gilda Radner, Andrea Martin, Victor Garber and Paul Shaffer.
World-premiere plays in D.C. confront trauma in stunning ways
The very best of these, “John Proctor Is the Villain" at Studio Theatre, is nothing less than revelatory
What to watch with your kids: ‘Downton Abbey: A New Era’ and more
Common Sense's Media's guide to this week's family movies and TV shows.