Archive for the ‘Penn Quarter’ Category

Holiday Roundup


Well, blogosphere, I’m back.  While confronting my self-imposed two-month sabbatical, I attempted to adopt a myriad of excuses: holiday obligations, grad school applications, work/life balance, and other fluffy reasons.  Truth is, I’ve been lazy in reporting about my commitment to exploring the District, but have not been lazy in my explorations.  A lot has happened […]

I went to the Sixth & I Historic Synagogue this week for the first time to see an Imogen Heap concert, also for the first time. I didn’t know that a beautiful site like the Synagogue existed in such an improbable location between Wok and Roll Restaurant and the Chinatown bus depot, only a block […]

As You Like It


DC is fortunate to have three locations in which to consistently bask in the Bard: 1.  Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) Sidney Harman Hall – near Gallery Place/Chinatown 2.  Shakespeare Theatre Company Lansburgh Theatre – neighbor to Harman Hall 3.  Folger Shakespeare Library – by Capitol Hill In addition, there are countless Shakespeare productions performed at […]

Jazz! I went to the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Take Five! event.  Every third Thursday from 5-7 pm, the museum hosts a different jazz ensemble in the indoor courtyard connecting the American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery.  This month, the Brad Linde Ensemble, a 10-piece band devoted to the bebop style of jazz, entertained.  […]