Several musical genres have thrived with DC at their core. Learn about the local go-go, punk, jazz, bluegrass, and blues scenes, as well as other local artists.
DC's local art scene is overshadowed by the national museums, but there are a number of successful local artists exhibiting their work throughout the area.
In this section, we list resources and associations for local writers.
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Several types of performance art are popular in the area. Find out about theater, dance, and spoken word.
In recent years, DC has become host to numerous film festivals. Although many of the films featured in these festivals are from around the world, the festivals' themes reveal the diversity of our city. Additionally, networks and opportunities for local filmmakers help them connect and screen their work.