D.C.-area nightlife, events and dining

Film looks at Leonard Cohen through the lens of his best-known song

The documentary ‘Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, a Journey, a Song’ paints a portrait of a persevering artist.

By Ann HornadayJuly 6, 2022

4 concerts to catch in the D.C. area over the next several days

Breezy Supreme, the Chicks, Nicole Atkins and Dusty Locane perform.

By Chris KellyJuly 6, 2022

Honeymoon Chicken aims high — and hits its mark

Federalist Pig pitmaster Rob Sonderman expands his reach with a fried chicken project in Petworth.

By Tim CarmanJuly 5, 2022

‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ is fun, if less than divine

Director Taika Waititi’s second MCU movie is entertaining, at times hilariously so, but eventually wears a bit thin.

By Ann HornadayJuly 5, 2022

How the co-founders of DC Vegan would spend a perfect day in D.C.

Michael Jantz Moon and Leah Curran Moon run DC Vegan and the recently opened Botanical Bar.

By Rudi GreenbergJuly 5, 2022

Glenstone unveils a monumental Richard Serra, in a custom-built space

On June 23, the Glenstone Museum opened a new, custom-designed pavilion housing a monumental 2017 sculptural installation by Richard Serra.

By Mark JenkinsJuly 1, 2022

Kids have been missing out on summer fun. It’s time to play catch-up.

Consider this your to-do list for an unforgettable summer.

By Nevin MartellJune 30, 2022

The best things to do in the D.C. area the week of June 30-July 6

The long weekend includes outdoor concerts and movies, the reopening of the National Gallery's East Building, and plenty of chances to see fireworks.

By Fritz Hahn, Adele Chapin, Thomas Floyd and Chris KellyJune 30, 2022

How to celebrate Independence Day in the Washington, D.C., area

Whether you're looking for concerts, parades, rooftop parties or lots of fireworks, there's something to do this weekend.

By Fritz HahnJune 29, 2022

Olney Theatre reimagines ‘The Music Man’ with a deaf Harold Hill

"Only Murders in the Building" actor James Caverly plays the slippery con man Harold Hill in a production of "The Music Man" performed in American Sign Language and spoken English.

By Thomas FloydJune 29, 2022

Pretty Bitter draws inspiration from the music of movies and TV

The band will perform at Comet Ping Pong on July 1 and Pie Shop on July 3.

By Chris KellyJune 29, 2022

Minions happily take a back seat in the ’70s-inspired ‘Rise of Gru’

A step up from 2015's "Minions," the latest "Despicable Me" spinoff is a perfectly painless romp that should enthrall kids and entertain adults.

By Thomas FloydJune 28, 2022

‘Apples’ is a movie about amnesia that’s, well, hard to forget

In the movie 'Apples,' a man enters a strange therapy program after waking up on a bus with no memory of who he is.

By Michael O'SullivanJune 28, 2022

‘Marcel the Shell With Shoes On’ is adorable (maybe too adorable?)

In 'Marcel the Shell With Shoes On,' Jenny Slate voices the title character, a talking shell with one googly eye and shoes.

By Ann HornadayJune 28, 2022

American University Museum spotlights Caribbean American art

The 20-artist showcase represents a region where African, European, Asian and Indigenous populations have both clashed and melded.

By Mark JenkinsJune 28, 2022

‘Lost Illusions’ is Balzac for the 21st century

Adaptation of Balzac's 19th-century French novel is a vividly told tale with contemporary resonance.

By Pat PaduaJune 28, 2022

Where to find free outdoor concerts in the D.C. area

Cover bands, jazz performers and popular artists take to parks and outdoor stages through the summer. Here's where to find them.

By Fritz HahnJune 28, 2022

‘Mr. Malcolm’s List’: Not quite Jane Austen, but close

The feature debut of filmmaker Emma Holly Jones is a Regency-period romance based on a novel by Suzanne Allain.

By Kristen Page-KirbyJune 27, 2022

Frank’s Burger Place in Wheaton is just the balm we need

Chef Pedro Matamoros puts his skills to work in the service of the all-American hamburger.

By Tim CarmanJune 27, 2022

District Running Collective co-founder Matt Green’s perfect day in D.C.

The Petworth resident leads weekly runs for DRC out of its H Street NE headquarters.

By Priscilla WardJune 27, 2022