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.
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.
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.
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.
‘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.
‘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.
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.
‘Lost Illusions’ is Balzac for the 21st century
Adaptation of Balzac's 19th-century French novel is a vividly told tale with contemporary resonance.
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.
‘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.
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.
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.
Immersive King Tut exhibit looks beyond the gold mask
Immersive exhibit looks at the life and death of the Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun.
New movies to stream this week: ‘The Man From Toronto’ and more
Our weekly roundup of new movies to watch from home.
The best things to do in the D.C. area the week of June 23-29
Stay up late at the Smithsonian's Solstice Celebration, sip rare craft beers or savor the sweet smell of barbecue on Pennsylvania Avenue.
‘The Black Phone’ is a ghost story with one great twist
Ethan Hawke plays a serial kidnapper of young boys in this spooky ghost story with a twist.
Watching ‘Elvis’ feels like being in a washing machine for 2 ½ hours
Austin Butler stars as Elvis Presley in Baz Luhrmann's mixed-up, muddled film portrait of the late singer.
For Nikhil Rao and Bottled Up, making music is finding relief
The D.C.-born band will perform at Comet Ping Pong on June 25.
3 concerts to catch in the D.C. area over the next several days
Machine Gun Kelly, Corinne Bailey Rae and Purity Ring perform.
‘Official Competition’ skewers the pretensions of cinema, hilariously
Penélope Cruz, Antonio Banderas and Oscar Martínez star in a sly satire of moviemaking.