Category Archives: Other Writing

Other Things I’ve Written Lately

Here are some other things I’ve written recently: A survey of the new “Landline” exhibit from the artist Sean Scully for Smithsonian Magazine.com. A preview of the new season of “NCIS,” with a short chat from the producers, for TV Guide magazine. A survey of the new “Landline” exhibit from the artist Sean Scully for Smithsonian Magazine.com. [...]

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Other Things I’ve Written Lately

Here are some other things I’ve written this summer: A walk through a retrospective of Georg Baselitz for Smithsonian Magazine.com. A feature on the rise of the intimacy consultant in theaters, for The Washington Post. A list of the five best episodes of the original “Mission: Impossible” for TV Guide For the Washington Post Express, [...]

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What I Saw at Capital Fringe

Once more, there were dozens and dozens of shows this year at Capital Fringe, this time in churches in and around Southwest D.C., already being overrun by All-Star Game activities and the opening of a new soccer stadium. I wrote about a few of them for The Washington Post. Among them were opera and dance, [...]

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Other Things I’ve Written Lately

Here are some pieces I’ve written elsewhere in the last couple of months: A little thing for the Washington Post Express about the choreography of the new musical on the Temptations. My first piece in TV Guide, advancing the standalone finale of the Netflix series “Sense8.” A feature about Dom Flemons’ new album about black [...]

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Other Things I’ve Written Lately

Here are some other things I’ve written in other places in the last couple of months: A look at an illuminating new photo show by Sally Mann at the National Gallery of Art for the Washington Post Express. A preview of the new PBS series “Civilizations” for Smithsonian Magazine.com. Reviewing a play about revolutionary-minded sisters [...]

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Other Things I’ve Written Lately

Here are some recent pieces I’ve written elsewhere: A feature for the Washington Post on the mighty all-female drum crew Batalá. A report for Smithsonian Magazine on the unveiling of the official portraits of Michelle and Barack Obama at the National Portrait Gallery. Talking with Nas about the classical presentation of “Illmatic” at the Kennedy [...]

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Other Things I’ve Written Lately

Here are some recent pieces I’ve written elsewhere: A story for the Washington Post on the pioneering light artist Thomas Wilfred at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. A piece for Smithsonian Magazine.com on a new exhibit about the New York years of Mexican painter Rufino Tamayo. A review of a bold play on Nina Simone [...]

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Other Things I’ve Written Lately

Here are some other things I’ve written elsewhere lately: A story for Smithsonian Magazine on the restored Landsdowne portrait of George Washington at the National Portrait Gallery that rejected my headline: “You’ll Wonder Where the Yellow Went, When You See the Restored President.” A review of Mozart’s most Masonic opera, performed at a Masonic Temple. A [...]

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What I Saw at Capital Fringe

I took buses, cars, Metro trains, streetcars, and even walked to the H Street corridor where most of this year’s Capital Fringe Festival took place in Northeast D.C. As part of the team reviewing shows for The Washington Post, I saw quite a range from good to bad this year. Here’s what I saw: A [...]

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Other Things I’ve Written Lately

A story about Ai Weiwei finally getting to see his “Trace,” depicting political prisoners, at the Hirshhorn. A feature about the new season of “Playing House” on USA. Describing how one Matthew Brady photograph may have elected Abraham Lincoln, in conjunction with a show at the Portrait Gallery. A review of the opera “Oberon” by the In Series.   [...]

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