"Dancing With the Stars" is back! And Season 24 is warming up with a host of new stars and great professional partners, who are impressing viewers each week with their twists and turns on the dance floor.
If you thought David Sedaris’ Billie Holiday imitation was good, wait until you hear (and see) Joey Arias. Dressed in a black sequined gown and with Lady Day’s iconic white flowers in his hair, the New York-based performance artist not only sounds just like Holiday, but he also mimics her mannerisms. Arias has been channeling the legendary singer since the 1990s to great acclaim.
As part of his new Halcyon Stage performance series, Septime Webre presents a “Stravinsky Dance Party” at Union Market. Audience members are invited to dance and offer their own impromptu choreography as the Experiential Orchestra, an ensemble of 77 musicians from New York and D.C., performs the Russian composer’s famously riot-inducing ballet Rite of Spring.
Things to Do in DC This Weekend (March 16-19): St. Patrick’s Day Events, An African-American Art Symposium, and Swedish Metal
MUSIC Swedish band Katatonia has been playing its brand of melancholic metal songs since its formation in the early 1990s.
WASHINGTON — When Claus Meyer opened Noma with chef René Redzepi more than a decade ago, he didn’t plan on creating the world’s best restaurant — but that’s exactly what happened.
Septime Webre is launching his first season as artistic director of the brand-new Halcyon Stage arts series in Washington with fanfare. On Jan. 23, he’ll sit down with Misty Copeland, celebrity ballerina and icon of glamour and grit, for a public conversation about her career, her fame and her art.
Septime Webre, who on June 30 steps down as artistic director of the Washington Ballet, will join S&R Foundation as its artistic director, the arts foundation announced today.