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Photos courtesy of Living Classrooms and Scott Affens After visiting 10 National Parks last fall, I realized I hadn’t explored many of the green spaces in D.C. I decided to start with Kingman and Heritage Islands...

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Even the Rain Couldn’t Stop the Funk

May 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

With over 100 performing artists and 20 stages, this year’s event had nearly 12 hours of collaborative, creative events to participate in and explore. As a first-time Funk Parade participant, I was impressed by the...

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As I walked into Black Cat and heard No BS! Brass Band warming up their instruments, it felt as if I had been transported down to New Orleans. A mid-February evening hinted at the coming...

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Photos by Terrance Doyle When I moved to D.C., I quickly added “see Thievery Corporation” on my must-do list. I heard from fans, both locals and transplants, how incredible their live shows were. Thursday night,...

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Ever since The El Mansouris released their NPR Tiny Desk Contest audition video, we’ve been looking forward to a new single from the D.C. group. Finally, almost two years since they’ve released that video, the time has arrived. Their latest single,...

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Last Thursday, I made my way past security, through a revolving iron door and down a path to one of the most intimate venues I’ve been to in Washington: the British Embassy. As I walked...

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Photos by Krystina Gabrielle Last December, I saw Foals for the first time at the Lincoln Theatre. I remember wondering how I would dance in a venue with permanent seats. Lead vocalist Yannis Philippakis tried...

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Photos by Christina Nguyen When’s the last time you’ve felt a major transformation approaching at full-speed? For me, that internal shift, unseen but wholly felt, is happening right now. Accompanying me, nudging me along the...

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