Arts & Entertainment

‘Great Leap’ mixes hoops and hopes at ACT

Politics, culture clashes and generational divides are recurring themes for playwright Lauren…

Films opening Thursday-Friday, March 14-15, 2019

Ash Is the Purest White: The decade-spanning romantic drama set in modern-day…

Kaki King takes guitar performance to infinite levels

When cutting-edge guitarist Kaki King discusses the creative possibilities of her instrument…

Jia Zhangke touches on favorite themes in masterful ‘Ash Is Purest White’

Chinese filmmaker Jia Zhangke isn’t a household name in the U.S. His…

Julianne Moore dances in ‘Gloria Bell’

Julianne Moore’s joyfully fresh take on filmmaker Sebastian Lelio’s dance-loving heroine allows…

‘American Hero’ a tasty, if light, look at franchise workers

Delightfully set in a strip mall submarine sandwich shop, Bess Wohl’s “American…

Vocalist Chelsea Lee finds satisfaction in Shaed

It’s taken awhile for Washington, D.C. alt-rock trio Shaed (pronounced “Shade”) to…

Steves and laughs abound in NCTC’s ‘Steve’

Meet Steven (Greg Ayers), a quip-prone, middle-aged gay man with middle-aged angst…

Community Music Center opens doors for big Field Day weekend

On its third anniversary, Community Music Center’s performance-packed fundraiser Field Day has…

‘Marie and Rosetta’ explores power of music, friendship

It’s always a pleasure to discover new talent, and that pleasure is…

Tickets on sale for third annual Clusterfest

Tickets went on sale Monday for the third-annual version of a comedy…

Sculptor Wanxin Zhang pushes clay’s boundaries

Inspired by the late Robert Arneson and his friend Ai Weiwei, internationally…

Films opening Friday, March 8, 2019

Captain Marvel: Brie Larson plays the title character in Marvel’s first solo…

‘Styx’ a thrilling sea-set morality tale

Titled for the mythological river separating the worlds of the living and…

Funny, lovable ‘Captain Marvel’ has girl power

“Captain Marvel,” the 21st entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, maintains the…

Space mission scrubbed, Sarah Brightman starts anew

After over four decades in show business, British soprano and trailblazing pop-classical…