‘Flamin’ Hot’: A snack food success story, seasoned with baloney

Jesse Garcia and Tony Shalhoub star in a cheesy comedy inspired by the story of the invention of Flamin’ Hot Cheetos.

By Michael O'SullivanJune 6, 2023

The D.C. area’s best family-friendly LGBTQ+ Pride events

Take the family to paddle, picnic, skate or parade in celebration of Pride Month in the D.C. area.

By Sophia SolanoJune 5, 2023

The D.C. area’s best family restaurants, according to chefs with kids

Looking for a spot that tolerates loud, messy kids and makes the whole family happy? These chefs have some recommendations.

By Nevin MartellJune 5, 2023

‘Sweeney Todd’ director Sarna Lapine found her own path to Sondheim

How Sarna Lapine, the niece of Stephen Sondheim’s longtime collaborator James Lapine, puts her unique stamp on Sondheim.

By Thomas FloydJune 5, 2023

The 15 best ways to celebrate Juneteenth in the D.C. area

History, art, culture and family are at the center of these Juneteenth events around Washington.

By Fritz HahnJune 2, 2023

10 D.C. music festivals you can’t miss in June

June marks the beginning of music festival season, with concerts at giant amphitheaters as well as neighborhood-focused celebrations.

By Adele ChapinJune 2, 2023

The 34 best things to do in the D.C. area this weekend and next week

Celebrate Pride month with parades and festivals, party in the street in Brookland, and catch an outdoor movie at one of the four series debuting this week.

By Fritz Hahn, Sophia Solano, Adele Chapin and Haben KelatiJune 1, 2023

D.C.’s 10 best bottomless brunches

Whether you're celebrating a birthday, planning a weekend date or looking for a place to bring your pup, these all-you-can-drink brunches are the perfect fit.

By Fritz Hahn, Olivia McCormack and Sophia SolanoJune 1, 2023

Free outdoor movies in the DMV this summer

Craft the perfect outdoor movie experience with our guide to pre-movie happy hours, where to pick up picnic supplies and the best spots for a nightcap.

By Fritz HahnMay 31, 2023

Spider-Man ‘Spider-Verse’ sequel: Overstuffed, but wow, those visuals

The answer to the hit 2018 animated action film is a lot of movie in more ways than one.

By Ann HornadayMay 31, 2023

‘Sanctuary’: God save me from this movie

Margaret Qualley and Christopher Abbott play dominatrix and client in this screwball rom-com psychological thriller.

By Michael O'SullivanMay 31, 2023

Rapper Bucky Malone’s sound shaped by collaboration, experimentation

Malone will perform at Pie Shop on June 8.

By Chris KellyMay 31, 2023

4 concerts to catch in the D.C. area this weekend

Paramore, 454 and Fenne Lily will perform.

By Haben KelatiMay 31, 2023

‘The Boogeyman’: A vehicle for creepy, if overly literal, fright

A family in mourning is plagued by a supernatural entity that preys on grief in this adaptation of a Stephen King short story.

By Michael O'SullivanMay 30, 2023

‘Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman,’ one strange film

Adapted from several stories by Haruki Murakami, this animated film features an anthropomorphic talking frog.

By Pat PaduaMay 30, 2023

Neal Brennan would like to introduce a ‘Brand New Neal’

Stand-up comedian and "Chappelle's Show" co-creator Neal Brennan is bringing his latest show the Howard Theatre and Kennedy Center.

By Thomas FloydMay 30, 2023

‘Reality’: True story of NSA leaker is stranger than fiction

Sydney Sweeney plays Reality Winner, leaker of Russian election interference document, in this haunting film based on verbatim transcripts.

By Ann HornadayMay 29, 2023

‘About My Father’: Sweet family comedy, seasoned with bland yuks

Comedian Sebastian Maniscalco mines his relationship with his Sicilian-immigrant father for his feature film-writing debut.

By Michael O'SullivanMay 25, 2023

The 22 best things to do in D.C. this weekend and next week

The long weekend brings Memorial Day ceremonies and a parade, parties for D.C. Black Pride, and a happy anniversary for a popular '90s cover band.

By Fritz Hahn, Sophia Solano, Adele Chapin and Chris KellyMay 25, 2023

‘Kandahar’: Same plot as ‘Guy Ritchie’s The Covenant,’ but meh

Gerard Butler plays a CIA contractor trapped in Afghanistan with his interpreter and hunted by bad guys.

By Michael O'SullivanMay 24, 2023