D.C.-area nightlife, events and dining

New movies to stream this week: ‘Sidney’ and more

Our weekly roundup of new movies to watch from home.

By Michael O'SullivanSeptember 22, 2022

The best things to do in the D.C. area the week of Sept. 22-28

Stay up late to experience arts and culture across the District, celebrate Fiesta D.C. with a street party and parade, or toast the city's beer scene.

By Fritz Hahn, Sophia Solano, Adele Chapin and Chris KellySeptember 22, 2022

Hiroshima, seen through the eyes of innocence and experience

At the Phillips Collection, ‘Jacob Lawrence and the Children of Hiroshima’ looks at nuclear devastation through a lens of hope, and one of despair.

By Mark JenkinsSeptember 22, 2022

New at the zoo

Take a closer look at these 19 animals that arrived at the National Zoo since the pandemic.

By Matt McClain, Annaliese Nurnberg and Sophia SolanoSeptember 22, 2022

NextFest returns with a two-day celebration of D.C.’s music culture

The festival, in its second year, features a full day of jazz, funk and go-go performances on Saturday and performances, discussions and films on Sunday.

By Chris KellySeptember 21, 2022

City of Caterpillar reunited without having to rebuild its sound

The Virginia screamo heroes return with their first album in 20 years.

By Chris RichardsSeptember 21, 2022

‘Catherine Called Birdy’ is a sprightly critique of the patriarchy

Lena Dunham’s adaptation of the Newbery Medal-winning novel centers on a 13th-century teenage girl who just isn’t having it.

By Ann HornadaySeptember 21, 2022

‘Don’t Worry Darling’: Trouble in paradise, close by ‘Twilight Zone’

Olivia Wilde’s over-hyped and under-baked thriller is a forgettable flash in the pan.

By Ann HornadaySeptember 20, 2022

A new Kennedy Center exhibition shows JFK’s love of the arts

“Art and Ideals,” a permanent exhibition on the Kennedy Center’s second floor, puts a spotlight on John and Jacqueline Kennedy’s embrace of the arts.

By Fritz HahnSeptember 20, 2022

Cinema Hearts: An ex-pageant queen turned indie rocker

The singer-songwriter has a record release party at Comet Ping Pong on Sept. 23.

By Chris KellySeptember 20, 2022

Amsterdam Falafelshop and the art of moving on after a broken heart

Arianne Bennett, co-founder of Amsterdam Falafelshop in Adams Morgan, is trying to move on after the covid-related death of her husband and partner, Scott.

By Tim CarmanSeptember 19, 2022

How fitness coach Monica Jones would spend a perfect day in D.C.

The D.C.-based fitness and wellness coach is committed to working with women and communities of color.

By Priscilla WardSeptember 19, 2022

5 pick-your-own apple orchards for fall fun

These local farms feature autumn activities that go beyond apple picking.

By Sophia SolanoSeptember 16, 2022

The best things to do in the D.C. area the week of Sept. 15-21

A busy weekend features festivals celebrating H Street, Petworth and Hyattsville; free walking tours of D.C.; and National Dance Day.

By Fritz Hahn, Sophia Solano, Haben Kelati, Adele Chapin and Chris KellySeptember 15, 2022

New movies to stream this week: ‘Medusa’ and more

Our weekly roundup of new movies to watch from home.

By Michael O'SullivanSeptember 15, 2022

Where to celebrate Oktoberfest in the D.C. area

It's time for German beers, wiener dogs and stein-hoisting competitions.

By Fritz Hahn and Adele ChapinSeptember 15, 2022

Where to find fall festivals with pumpkin patches and corn mazes

Say hello to fall with pumpkin patches, corn mazes and apple cider doughnuts at these area festivals.

By Fritz Hahn and Adele ChapinSeptember 15, 2022

‘Pearl’ is no gem, despite sterling performance by Mia Goth

The horror prequel 'Pearl' is the origin story of the murderous senior citizen in the movie 'X.'

By Olivia McCormackSeptember 14, 2022

Public Figures makes music to amplify the imagination

The thundering art punk rock duo is performing at Songbyrd on Sept. 18.

By Sophia SolanoSeptember 14, 2022

Viola Davis reigns supreme in ‘The Woman King’

As the leader of a legendary, 19th-century African women’s fighting force, Viola Davis is nothing less than magnificent.

By Ann HornadaySeptember 14, 2022