Washington Life Magazine

Inside Homes: Reinventing Selma

Sharon Virts and Scott Miller embarked on a two year project to renovate an abandoned historic property in Leesburg, Va. only to find they were not alone on their journey.  The expression “if these...

Up, Up and Away

Head up the Cheyenne Mountain in Colorado Springs to The Broadmoor’s Cloud Camp for a rustic and romantic retreat.  There’s going on vacation and then there’s truly getting away. The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs...

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,...