Past featured event coverage.

Ben Folds Rocks Lisner Auditorium

April 30, 2014

Ben Folds Five frontman commanded the stage at Lisner Auditorium Monday, playing a mix of new songs from his upcoming album and a few beloved classics that his alternative rock band made famous.

HIGHER EDUCATION TODAY - Johnny Clegg, Musician and Anthropologist

April 08, 2014

HIGHER EDUCATION TODAY -- Johnny Clegg, Musician and Anthropologist -- Guest: Johnny Clegg, Singer, Songwriter, Dancer, Anthropologist, British-born South African French Knight, and former Grammy Nominee. Your connection to contemporary issues, people, and institutions involved in the world of higher education.

Angelique Kidjo, an exuberant and unstoppable force at Lisner Auditorium

February 17, 2014

People danced in the aisles, rushed the stage and — of course — reached for their cellphone cameras when Angelique Kidjo came to town Sunday evening.

Rosanne Cash explores her Southern roots at Lisner Auditorium

February 16, 2014

Long among the most cosmopolitan of country singers, Rosanne Cash has decided to explore her Southern roots. The fruits of Cash’s excursion, a fabulous new record heavy on Dixie themes called “The River and the Thread,” fueled her rocking and fun Valentine’s Day show at Lisner Auditorium.

Ira Glass and modern dance at Lisner Auditorium

February 09, 2014

Radio host Ira Glass had two messages he wanted to convey Saturday night while regaling public-broadcasting fans at George Washington University’s Lisner Auditorium.