Jazz Appreciation Month

All that Jazz

April 09, 2014

University celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month with concerts featuring students.

Bhangra Blowout 2014

University Hosts Bhangra Blowout

April 08, 2014

Groups from nine universities entertain Lisner crowd with synchronized dance.

The first women admitted to Columbian (now George Washington) University’s Columbian College in 1889.

Looking Back: The Columbian Women

March 31, 2014

As women’s history month ends, George Washington Today remembers one of the first female groups on campus.

The Aeolus Quartet plays with GW students.

Aeolus Quartet Brings Musical Talents to Campus

March 31, 2014

Award-winning string quartet shares skills with students through workshops and an on-campus performance.

Woven Lives

‘Woven Lives’ Showcases Ancient Oaxacan Traditions at GW

March 24, 2014

Environmental Film Festival, Textile Museum collaboration brings documentary to campus.

Kevin Bacon

Bacon Brothers ‘Stand for the Troops’

March 24, 2014

Rock band fronted by actor Kevin Bacon headlines benefit for veterans at Lisner Auditorium.

ahs

Exhibit Commemorates Professor Arthur Hall Smith

March 17, 2014

Luther W. Brady Art Gallery’s new show pays homage to the late GW faculty member and painter.

john banville

Author John Banville Offers Words of Wisdom

March 10, 2014

Nobel Prize contender explains why “language is the most beautiful thing one can struggle with."

Gala Flamenca

Lisner Auditorium Presents Annual Flamenco Festival

March 05, 2014

The signature program kicked off last night with Gala Flamenca.

John Wilkes Booth

GW Explores Civil War Through Booth Brothers’ Bitter Rivalry

February 26, 2014

Event examines Edwin, John Wilkes Booth and American performing arts culture in 1850s and 1860s.

Alumna Stars as World War II Heroine

February 12, 2014

Grace Srinivasan, B.A. '13, plays lead role in film to premiere at Warner Theatre on Feb. 15.

ira glass

Ira Glass Brings Radio Alive at Lisner

February 10, 2014

“This American Life” host blends music and storytelling in his experimental live show.

Dana Tai

Dana Tai Soon Burgess Premieres ‘Four’ at Kennedy Center

February 10, 2014

University Arts Initiative helps fund professor and choreographer’s modern dance concert.

Phillips collection

President Knapp Encourages Collaboration to Promote Arts

January 29, 2014

Dr. Knapp analyzes the importance of arts during a panel with Phillips Collection Director Dorothy Kosinski.

Award-winning Civil War author Tony Horwitz, left, and GW Professor of History and International Affairs Andrew Zimmerman

Civil War Author Tony Horwitz Explores Collision of Past, Present

January 29, 2014

Pulitzer Prize winner discusses complexity, characters, unfinished legacy of America’s bloodiest conflict.

GW Explores Civil War Through Booth Brothers’ Bitter Rivalry Part II

The Booth brothers were part of a performing arts shift in America. Issues of slavery, patriotism, freedom and the collision of North and South infiltrated every morsel of culture.

Dana Tai part 2

“The incubator fellowship allowed me the time to research and experiment with the new dances for the Kennedy Center and the National Portrait Gallery performances,” Mr. Burgess said.