Washington Life Magazine

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...

All About Herbie

Over the jazz legend’s stunning 60-year career, there’s just one thing that might still be daunting.  Amid the surfeit of summer concerts around the DMV, no one can surpass the legendary status of Herbie...

My Washington: Margaret Brennan

A conversation with the host of CBC News’ ‘Face the Nation.’ Margaret Brennan was named moderator of “Face the Nation” in February of 2018. On September 11 she gave birth to her first child....

Being Beastly to the British

Sticks and Stones … and British Ambassador Sir Kim Darroch Packs His Bags By Roland Flamini No U.S. president in history has ever unleashed such a fusillade of insults against a foreign ambassador as...

A Pocket Full of Harmonicas

International phenom Frédéric Yonnet brings his dynamic instrument to younger generations. If music is transportation, then Frédéric Yonnet is in the business of transcendence. That is what the accomplished harmonica player teaches young people whom...

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,...

No Wrong Way To Rosé

The pink wine made a literal splash in glasses across the country (and world) a few years back and the drinking trend has shown no sign of slowing down. A 360 EXPERIENCE Whaley’s Rosé Garden...

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...