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The best things to do in the D.C. area the week of Oct. 14-20

This week brings family fun at farms, festivals centered around hard cider and the blues, and the debut of a popular holiday light show.
  • Oct 14, 2021

The Addams Family are a bunch of weirdos. So why isn’t ‘The Addams Family 2’ a whole lot weirder?

The animated sequel is way too bland, given its delightfully demented source material.
  • Oct 1, 2021

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

Jenny Lewis, Soccer Mommy, Keiyaa and Breland perform this week.
  • Sep 15, 2021

Ready or not, Foo Fighters christen the return of live music in D.C.

The beloved band played an intimate show at the 9:30 Club for a sold-out crowd eager to get back to concerts as usual.
  • Sep 10, 2021

The best things to do in the D.C. area the week of Aug. 26-Sept. 1

Two summer staples, NoMa Summer Screen and Opera in the Outfield, return to close out the season.
  • Aug 26, 2021

Strathmore becomes latest entertainment venue to require proof of vaccination or negative coronavirus test

The announcement follows the lead of D.C.-area theaters, 13 of which announced on Aug. 5 that they would begin imposing such requirements on audience members.
  • Aug 24, 2021

‘Free Guy’ could have been both smart and fun — but this summer flick has an identity crisis

Ryan Reynolds plays Guy, a background video game character in search of more from life.
  • Aug 10, 2021

Biz Markie was more than just a goofball. He showed us how joyous hip-hop could be.

Biz Markie, whose single "Just a Friend" launched his career, was more than just a one-hit-wonder.
  • Jul 17, 2021

Roger Bennett spent his British boyhood fixated on ‘Miami Vice’ and the Chicago Bears — then lived his own American Dream

Bennett’s new memoir, “(Re)Born in the USA,” traces an offbeat journey from obsession to proud citizenship.
  • Jul 1, 2021

For some dogs (and humans), the pandemic adoption rush was mostly a waiting game

The past year has been a wild time for dog adoptions. Some found perfection. Others lucked into it.
  • Jun 25, 2021