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Saturday, September 26, 2020

The Best Medicine

Need a laugh? Who doesn’t these days? Two new political satires might be just what the pandemic doctor ordered. Christopher Buckley hits it out of...

Grab the Last of the Summer Honey Saturday

Grab the last of the sweet golden summer this Saturday from Capitol Hill Beekeeper Del Voss and his fellow minder-of-beeswax Jan Day of Second...

A Military Rescue, A Moody Character Study and Existential Threat

Desert One Forty years after it happened, the story of one of the most daring military rescue attempts in US history comes to the screen....

The Literary Hill

An Indelible Blot When the next vacancy on the Supreme Court opens up—and fingers crossed it won’t be anytime soon—let’s pray that the confirmation battle...

Making I Contact

P.S. Perkins is a DC author, poet, performing artist, theatrical consultant and entrepreneur who is, she says, “passionate about WORD POWER.” She serves as a...

The White Wines of Spain

Spain’s refreshing and complex whites are ideal for warmer weather, entirely versatile, and food friendly.  There are dozens of outstanding bottlings of Spanish whites...

How La Plaza Stays Open: No Pay for Owner

Throughout Washington’s five-month shutdown, many local restaurants have bitten the dust, including our beloved Montmartre and the venerable Post Pub (downtown). However, others have...

Vernon Jordan: Make It Plain

A new public broadcasting program spotlights the life of one of the most influential African American figures in the United States and one of...

Roberta Flack: Women of Ward 6

September’s Woman of Ward 6 is Roberta Flack, a famous singer-songwriter who got her start at Capitol Hill’s Mr. Henry’s Restaurant. She’s most known...

Drive-in to Movies at Capitol Riverfront

The Capitol Riverfront Outdoor Movie Series is back: drive-in style!  The Capitol River BID has lined up a six-week drive-in movie series beginning Friday,...
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