GOING OUT GUIDE

D.C.-area nightlife, events and dining

Foreign Air’s ‘emotionally true high intensity’ is back on full blast

The electro-pop duo finishes its U.S. tour at Songbyrd on Oct. 8.

By Sophia SolanoOctober 5, 2022

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

Tamino and Spellling perform, plus the Down in the Reeds and Rock the Park festivals.

By Haben KelatiOctober 5, 2022
MoviesReview

‘Amsterdam’: True-ish shaggy-dog tale from 1933 with echoes of 2022

Christian Bale, John David Washington and Margot Robbie headline a film that’s equal parts fact and fiction

By Ann HornadayOctober 4, 2022
MoviesReview

‘The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry’: Too much story, not enough life

Movie based on Gabrielle Zevin’s 2014 bestseller is a love letter to books that gets bogged down by plot.

By Michael O'SullivanOctober 4, 2022

Phillips Collection spotlights Jonathan Monaghan’s restless vision

‘Move the Way You Want’ is part of the museum’s ‘Intersections’ series pairing contemporary art with works from the collection

By Mark JenkinsOctober 4, 2022
Perspective

I explored D.C. for the ultimate comfort food: Jollof rice

I grew up eating jollof rice, and spent this summer checking out what local chefs are doing with the iconic West African dish.

By Natachi OnwuamaegbuOctober 4, 2022

How Design Army’s Pum Lefebure would spend a perfect day in D.C.

The industry trailblazer has crafted campaigns for such clients as Pepsi, Bloomingdale’s and the Academy Awards.

By Thomas FloydOctober 3, 2022

The best things to do in the D.C. area the week of Sept. 29-Oct. 5

This weekend is filled with fall-themed fun, including street festivals, Oktoberfest celebrations and the beginning of Halloween season.

By Fritz Hahn, Sophia Solano, Adele Chapin, Chris Kelly and Chris RichardsSeptember 30, 2022
MusicPerspective

Horns aplenty: Classical concerts to fill your weekends with music

Midori, Vikingur Olafsson, Jeremy Denk and others are coming to D.C. this fall.

By Michael Andor BrodeurSeptember 30, 2022

New movies to stream this week: ‘The Greatest Beer Run Ever’ and more

Our weekly roundup of new movies to watch from home.

By Michael O'Sullivan and Ann HornadaySeptember 29, 2022

‘More Clay’ at AU Museum proves there’s strength in numbers

At American University Museum, 'More Clay' harnesses the power of multiplicity

By Mark JenkinsSeptember 29, 2022

Museum after-hours events draw crowds with music, drinks and, yes, art

Explore the Library of Congress, Phillips Collection, National Gallery of Art and Smithsonian museums after dark.

By Fritz HahnSeptember 29, 2022
MoviesReview

Dumb ‘Blonde’: Ana de Armas plays Marilyn Monroe in misguided biopic

Andrew Dominik’s adaptation of Joyce Carol Oates novel is a morbid, leering and tasteless abasement

By Ann HornadaySeptember 28, 2022
MoviesReview

‘Bros,’ the first big-studio R-rated gay rom-com, is for everyone

Star and co-writer Billy Eichner delivers a stream of wry (and relatable) one-liners out a fire hose filled with vinegar

By Ann HornadaySeptember 28, 2022

Sophia Lillis shifts from scary movies to the panic of live theater

The 20-year-old screen actress is wading into unfamiliar territory — live theater — with "Heroes of the Fourth Turning" at Studio Theatre.

By Thomas FloydSeptember 28, 2022

Milton Nascimento says goodbye to the stage, but ‘never to the music’

The colossal Brazilian singer-songwriter’s farewell tour comes to the Birchmere

By Chris RichardsSeptember 28, 2022

Melan is here for you, whether you want to dance or cry

The singer-songwriter is hosting a record release party at the Eaton DC.

By Briona ButlerSeptember 28, 2022
MoviesReview

A Disney scion takes on the Mouse House in ‘The American Dream’

Filmmaker Abigail Disney, great-niece of Walt Disney, uses the power of documentary to shame the company into treating its workers better.

By Michael O'SullivanSeptember 28, 2022

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

MK, L'Rain and the Mars Volta perform, plus All Things Go returns to Merriweather.

By Chris KellySeptember 28, 2022

At Ford’s Theatre, a director takes a return ‘Trip to Bountiful’

Michael Wilson, known for multiple interpretations of Horton Foote’s 1953 play, is back with a new version.

By Thomas FloydSeptember 27, 2022