What to know about the looming SAG-AFTRA strike, its impact on Hollywood

SAG-AFTRA is poised to join the WGA in its two-month-long walkout, which would effectively shut down Hollywood in the first dual strike since 1960.

By Avi Selk and Samantha CheryJuly 12, 2023

Three Pulitzer-winning cartoonists let go in one shocking day

McClatchy, citing ‘continuing evolution’ for the firings, says its newspapers will no longer publish daily opinion cartoons.

By Michael CavnaJuly 12, 2023

Emmy nominations are always messy. This year, they’re worse.

The 75th Emmy Award nominations were distinguished by an unusually high level of internecine competition.

By Lili LoofbourowJuly 12, 2023

Hollywood’s Golden Age, through the eyes of a (fictional) gossip columnist

Review of "Do Tell," by Lindsay Lynch

By Joan FrankJuly 12, 2023

This new show is in a vacant men’s store. That suits Rorschach just fine.

The D.C. company’s “Angel Number Nine'” is the latest example of a how a resourceful itinerant theater troupe finds new nests.

By Peter MarksJuly 12, 2023

From the wires

The friendship behind summer’s most charming comedy ‘Theater Camp’

There is quite a bit of history between the team behind “Theater Camp,” a loving satire of musical theater kids and their teachers that opens in theaters Friday

By Lindsey Bahr | APJuly 12, 2023

Hulu documentary on the 'world’s most ingenious thief' hopes to steal viewers this week

It’s hard not to feel grudging respect for Gerald Daniel Blanchard’s long resume of crime — no matter what side of the law you’re on

By Mark Kennedy | APJuly 12, 2023

List of top Emmy nominations

This year’s Emmy for best drama nominees have been revealed

By Associated PressJuly 12, 2023

Emmy nominations list: ‘The Bear,’ ‘Succession’ rack up nods for 2023

The nominees for the 75th Emmy Awards were announced Wednesday, with "Succession," "The Last of Us" and "The Bear" racking up nods.

By Samantha Chery and Herb ScribnerJuly 12, 2023

Washington Post paperback bestsellers

A snapshot of popular books.

By Becky MeloanJuly 12, 2023

D.C. DJ Sami brings a secret weapon to his dance music: A flute

Sami will perform tracks from his new EP, “Elevate,” at the Owl Room on July 14.

By Chris KellyJuly 12, 2023

3 concerts and a music festival to catch in the D.C area over the next few days

The Broccoli City Festival is this weekend at the RFK Festival Grounds.

By Haben KelatiJuly 12, 2023

With ‘Theater Camp,’ Molly Gordon bets on herself. And doubles down.

The 27-year-old scene stealer steps into the spotlight as a director and Ben Platt’s co-star.

By Thomas FloydJuly 12, 2023

Rock duo Faunas’ new music is gentler, with just a touch of grunge

Faunas celebrate a new EP release July 15 at Comet Ping Pong.

By Mark JenkinsJuly 12, 2023

Milan Kundera, author of ‘The Unbearable Lightness of Being,’ dies at 94

Czech-born novelist Milan Kundera mixed philosophical speculation with political critique and erotic reverie.

By Harrison SmithJuly 12, 2023

Mary Ann Hoberman, award-winning poet for children, dies at 92

She received a National Book Award for “A House Is a House for Me” and had bestsellers in the You Read to Me, I’ll Read to You series.

By Emily LangerJuly 12, 2023

The Rev. Stephen Pieters, who helped shift views on AIDS, dies at 70

His 1985 interview, conducted by televangelist Tammy Faye Bakker, was considered a groundbreaking moment in changing public perceptions on AIDS

By Brian MurphyJuly 11, 2023

What to know about AO3, the fan fiction archive hit by a cyberattack

AO3, a massive fanfic site popular with the LGBTQ+ community, was targeted by hackers in a DDos attack

By Herb Scribner and Zoe GlasserJuly 11, 2023

Jake Tapper imagines what would happen if Evel Knievel ran for president

The CNN anchor’s third novel, “All the Demons Are Here,” is a thriller set in 1977.

By Sophia NguyenJuly 11, 2023

‘The Miracle Club’: Melodrama touts the healing power of moving on

Kathy Bates and Maggie Smith anchor a predictable Irish dramedy about a road trip to Lourdes.

By Michael O'SullivanJuly 11, 2023

After delays, a stripped-down ‘Fela!’ finds its way to Washington

Lili-Anne Brown directs the first professional production of the Afrobeat musical "Fela!" since its Tony-winning Broadway tour ended more than a decade ago.

By Thomas FloydJuly 11, 2023

At the National Building Museum, a more sobering Summer Block Party

Architect Suchi Reddy’s ‘Look Here,’ featuring mirrored forms and civil rights-era photographs, invites you to look up — and deep within.

By Kriston CappsJuly 11, 2023

Peter Nero, pianist who bridged pop and classical, dies at 89

Peter Nero won two Grammy Awards, conducted the Philly Pops orchestra and set Anne Frank’s diary to music.

By Harrison SmithJuly 10, 2023