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Kennedy Center hires six senior executives

The head of marketing for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and the manager who oversaw the redevelopment of Union Station will join the Kennedy Center next month, the newest of six senior executives hired since President Deborah Rutter took over in September. Eileen Andrews, former vice president of marketing and communications in Baltimore, becomes vice president of […]

Linda Levy retires as Theatre Washington head

Linda Levy announced Friday that she is retiring as president and CEO of Theatre Washington, the organization that runs the Helen Hayes Awards. Levy had spinal surgery in December, a procedure that also revealed complicated nerve issues. She had planned to return to work in January. “The rehabilitation part of this is really going to […]

Why are Kim Kardashian, Khloe Kardashian and Kanye West in Armenia?

Surprised to hear that the Kardashian sisters are in Armenia, amid much fanfare? If so, you must not be familiar with the reality star family. Kim, especially, frequently talks about how she’s from Armenian descent (on father Robert Kardashian’s side) and has always wanted to visit the country. Armenia we are here! We're so grateful […]

Your complete guide to ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 5

Trying to keep up with Season 5 of HBO’s epic show? The Post is here to help. Check out all of our “Game of Thrones” content. “If ‘Game of Thrones’ took place in Washington, D.C., it would look like this” by Osman Malik, Cameron Blake and Julio C. Negron VIDEO | The Post has recreated the opening […]

‘Justified': A totally accurate forecast for the finale

In the deep dark hills of Eastern Kentucky That’s the place where I trace my bloodlines And it’s there I read on a hillside gravestone ‘You will never leave Harlan alive.’ -Darrell Scott “You’ll Never Leave Harlan Alive” In the beginning, there was Raylan, Boyd and Ava, three kids from Harlan County, Kentucky. All of […]

‘Orange is the New Black’ Season 3 trailer: What’s the most intriguing detail?

It’s a big day for TV trailers. On Thursday, Netflix released the newest look at Season 3 of “Orange is the New Black,” an extremely entertaining show that really has to come to terms with the fact that it’s a drama. Not a comedy! Anyway, everyone at Litchfield women’s prison is in fine form. We […]

If ‘Game of Thrones’ took place in Washington, D.C., it would look like this

Ever wonder what “Game of Thrones” would look like if it were set in our own nation’s capital? The Washington Post’s Osman Malik, Cameron Blake and Julio C. Negron have recreated the opening credits of the epic series using Washington, D.C., as their kingdom. It’s a different set of players, but the same (lack of) […]

‘True Detective’ Season 2 trailer: Here’s what we know

Finally, #TrueDetectiveSeason2 is no longer a meme but a real, actual season of television. HBO released the trailer on Thursday for the next highly-anticipated installment of the anthology series. Here’s what we know. Colin Farrell has a moustache. Rachel McAdams is a cop. Vince Vaughn stares into space. Taylor Kitsch of “True Detective” does not look […]

9 things you didn’t know about ‘The Great Gatsby’ on its 90th anniversary

“The Great Gatsby” turns 90 this Friday. The story, with its legendary tragic hero, may feel as familiar as the Charleston, but how much do you really know about the great American novel? To celebrate, the publisher is reissuing a commemorative edition with that famous jacket art by Francis Cugat. And on the Scribner Web site, you […]

Selena hologram to tour in 2018 … and release new music? What?

It’s been one day since the family of the late queen of Tejano revealed plans for a touring Selena hologram and they’re already on the defensive. The Quintanilla family is moving forward with plans to work with Acrovirt, a Nevada-based tech company, to develop a singing, dancing, digital rendering of the singer, who was killed 20 years […]

Canadian hero wants to set a world record by creating a massive mosaic of Nicolas Cage’s face

“Imagine a world of peace created by a giant mosaic of Nicolas Cage face,” reads a Kickstarter page launched this week. “That’s the world I want to live in.” Yes. Imagine that world. Go ahead. I’ll wait. So, just to be clear: This is a post about a dude who launched a crowd-funding campaign for a really, […]

Are you watching a Nicholas Sparks movie? This guide can help.

Imagine this scenario: It’s a lazy Saturday afternoon and you’re flipping through channels when you land on Oxygen. You scoff at the corny, lady-centric programming — until, before you know it, the waterworks have begun. Who’s responsible for this terrible magic? The answer might be Nicholas Sparks, the novelist-turned-cinematic cheese purveyor who brought us “The […]

Update on injury-plagued ‘The Island': Play postponed until July

The show won’t go on until the toe (and tendons) can go on. And the toe that actor Doug Brown badly cut onstage nearly two weeks ago still has not healed sufficiently for him to perform with Michael Anthony Williams in the two-character Athol Fugard-John/Kani-Winston Ntshona drama “The Island” at Alexandria’s MetroStage. The tendons in […]

Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts has new director

Come August, for the first time in two decades, Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts will have a new leader. Matthew Teitelbaum, the longtime director and CEO of the Art Gallery of Ontario and a champion of contemporary art, will succeed Malcolm Rogers, after a vote early Thursday by MFA’s board of trustees. In Teitelbaum, 59, […]

150 years ago today, the Civil War ended. Lee left a lasting message as he surrendered.

On this day 150 years ago, Gen. Robert E. Lee realized the Confederacy had reached its end. His forces had no food and no reinforcements. He thought about just riding out in the open along the front lines and “all will be over.” “But it is our duty to live,” he said, then surrendered to […]

D.C. daters are into it. Until they’re over it.

“My name is Craig, and I’m a flip-flopper.” Man, that felt good. Now you try, John Kerry. Yes, I’m a flip-flopper, but not of the political variety. I’m a flip-flopper of the dating kind. I tend to like someone, and then I don’t. Sometimes it’s a physical road block (bad breath, bad kissing). Or our […]

From the Fug Girls: ‘The Royal We,’ or how Kate and Wills came to be

Now that Catherine, the duchess of Cambridge has gone into hiding until she pops out the Royal Spare, there’s not much to see if you’re a consummate royal-watcher until someone emerges with news of a birth. So much for further glimpses of royal pregnancy waddling. However, the lull provides a perfect time for digesting fictive imaginings about […]

‘Law & Order: SVU’ tears apart anti-vaxxers in episode with Jenny McCarthy lookalike

“Law & Order: SVU” went for the jugular with the anti-vaccine debate on Wednesday night during an episode that guest-starred Missi Pyle bearing a suspicious resemblance to actress/TV host Jenny McCarthy, who is known as celebrity the face of the controversial anti-vaccination movement. Show More Summary

Washington Ballet to focus on diversity in upcoming season

Diversity is the theme of the Washington Ballet’s 2015-2016 season, in more ways than one. It will include world premieres by Edwaard Liang and the Italian choreographer Mauro de Candio; a Latin Heat festival that launches an annual project to focus on different parts of the world, and an initiative to step up the training […]

Barry Manilow reportedly marries manager Garry Kief

The big celebrity news of the day: Barry Manilow, the famed 70s pop singer who brought us such delightful hits as “Copacabana” and “Looks Like We Made It,” reportedly recently got married to his manager, Garry Kief. Manilow, 71, has always been famously private about his relationships, so the news was a surprise to many. […]

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