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Around Town Panelists

The WETA Around Town series features reviews from the following local art, theater and film critics.

Meet our panelists below. 

Paul Bachmann

An Around Town panelist since 2007, Paul Bachmann is a Maryland native and radio veteran.

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Jen Cheney

Jen writes about film and popular culture for The Washington Post as the anchor of the Web site's popular Celebritology blog. 

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Robert Aubry Davis

Television and radio personality Robert Aubry Davis is a native Washingtonian and an active member of the area's cultural community

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Bill Dunlap

William Dunlap has distinguished himself as an artist, arts commentator and educator during a career that spans more than three decades.


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Janis Goodman

Janis Goodman is an artist and an associate professor of fine arts at the Corcoran College of Art and Design in Washington, D.C.

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Tim Gordon

An Around Town panelist since 2005, Tim Gordon is a film critic, appearing regularly on television and radio.

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Trey Graham

Trey Graham, theater critic at the Washington City Paper since 1995, began his career as an arts writer at the Washington Blade.

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Travis Hopson

WETA Around Town Panelist Travis Hopson

Travis Hopson is the co-creator, film critic, and entertainment guru at Punch Drunk Critics, a website founded to cover the world of Hollywood and pop culture.

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Jane Horwitz

Jane Horwitz has been a regular panelist on Around Town since 1988. Horwitz wrote the "Backstage" column for The Washington Post's Style section from 1997 to 2011, covering the Washington area theater scene in feature stories and interviews.

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Peter Winant

WETA Around Town panelist Peter Winant

A member of Around Town since 2006, Peter Winant has been active in the D.C. area since the 1980s. He is known for his abstract figurative steel sculpture, and for his groundbreaking work in architectural installations and other media.

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