Author: Dara Klatt

Indulge in a Fall Adrenaline Rush

Savor a crisp and cool amusement park experience – from VIP start to high speed turn and surge. There is nothing like the thrill of rumbling up 300 feet and then plummeting 80 degrees...

My Washington: Arvind Manocha

President and CEO, Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts  Wolf Trap kicked off its summer season with a lineup spanning from Sting and the Beach Boys to Jennifer Hudson and Kacey Musgraves. In...

All That Jazz: Snarky Puppy

Rejuvenating is how Michael League, bandleader of the three-time Grammy Award-winning jazz and funk collective Snarky Puppy, describes the kick start of summer concerts and music festivals. And Washington, D.C. specifically, he says, “has a...

Jon Batiste: The Show Never Stops

The acclaimed singer, composer, multi-instrumentalist, and leader of Stay Human, the house band of ‘The Late Show’ with Stephen Colbert, hits the perfect tune for DC JazzFest.  Night in and night out, Jon Batiste...

Gettin’ Kicky, Music City

Size up Nashville’s trendy Art Deco hotels, burgeoning culinary scene, slick retail shops and creative music spaces.  Harmonies, beats and string-accompanied lyrics buzz all around Nashville – from bluegrass, country and folk to rock,...

Street Funk

An open mic and U Street dive bar grad, Reesa Renee cheers on the noise in the city she loves.   Reesa Renee describes her sound and her style as “funky” and “eclectic,” then...

Dads With Capes

Just like Batman says, ‘It’s not who I am underneath, but what I do that defines me.’ These are no ordinary dads.From passionate politician to Grammy-award winning musician, and from home design icon to...