The Fourth

This year, after no celebration last year, D.C. was ready to celebrate the Fourth again – hopefully with some caution, remembrance of those lost or suffering from the pandemic, and some more awareness of the country’s history that has never meant freedom for all. During the day, the traditional parade was cancelled but the National […]

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Cicadas

The Brood X cicadas come every 17 years, and after appearing in D.C. a few weeks ago, are just about all gone, with their offspring living underground until they re-emerge in 2038. The first sign of the cicadas is seeing their discarded shells. After emerging from the ground, they climb up to find the nearest […]

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Kept Under Glass

Kept Under Glass: Unheard Women’s Voices was a performance last night at the Whitman-Walker Corner, sponsored by the Goethe-Institut, the Austrian Cultural Forum, IN Series Opera Company, and Spooky Action Theater. Three opera singers sang in different bay windows, with the audience standing outside on the sidewalk. They sang a spectrum of under-represented German and […]

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