district theater review: ‘in cabaret we trust’, an immersive experience

In Cabaret We Trust, put on by DC’s first immersive theater company, TBD (“tradition be damned”) Immersive, is a truly enveloping theater experience. The show will keep you guessing where in history you have landed as you meander through the Blind Whino, a historic neighborhood church turned arts annex turned cabaret theater for the night. My head’s already spinning.

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district theater review: Rent 20th anniversary tour

I caught the last show of the Rent 20th anniversary tour last weekend. Watching Larson’s musical today, where its setting, the East Village, Manhattan, is now a gentrified landscape of brunching, happy-hour going, twenty-somethings, it is impossible not to ask if the story of Rent is still relevant.

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en ce moment 6.10.17 – weekly highlights + inspiration

This week’s dose of arts and culture highlights…. the New York City ballet takes the Kennedy Center stage, yoga in the garden at the Dumbarton House, and the Around the World Food Festival and Baltimore Wine Festival coming up next weekend.

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en ce moment – weekly highlights + inspiration

“Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.” Twyla Tharp

Your weekly dose of arts and culture highlights… last week’s Embassy Chef Challenge, and Madame Butterfly; Markus Lüpertz exhibition now open at the Phillips; and New York City Ballet in town next week.

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