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Gifting Affordable Luxury this Mother’s Day

She helped you with the school science fair, she taught you how to drive, she was the referee and stoic arbitrator when you fought...

DC’s Homegrown Festival Makes Good

From MerleFest in North Carolina to Grey Fox in the Catskills, bluegrass festivals give fans a chance to catch rising stars and celebrated headliners,...

Sir Winston: An Intensive Study of the Great Man in Crisis

Churchill As one of the singular personages of the 20th Century, Winston Churchill—especially after his death in 1965—has been appropriately featured in popular entertainment. As...

The Literary Hill – June 2017

No “I” in Team “In the early years of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts,” writes Chris Fussell, “we were trying to defeat a twenty-first century...

The Literary Hill – August 2017

Wading Into the Fray Once a land is gone, what becomes of its nationality? How can a citizenry exist without a country? And what are...

Passing The Torch Of DC Guitar History

The lineage from rockabilly to punk rock runs straight through Link Wray, a guitarist who lived and played around DC in the late 1950s...

Tales of France and New York: French Artists Contend and a...

‘Cezanne and I’ France has much to celebrate for its remaking of European art and culture in the second half of the 19th century, especially...

Spring into Rosé Season: 10 Pink Wines to Drink Now

Make Pink Wine Your New BFF with this Handy Guide to the Carefree Wine of Summer I’m a serious believer in drinking rosé all year-round,...

At The Movies – July 2017

The Beguiled Among Clint Eastwood’s earlier films is a kind of outlier, a Civil War suspense drama that had Clint, as a Union soldier, at...

Not All Passenger Ships Are Floating Palaces

On the eve of my “crossing the pond” travel adventure, I could barely contain myself. There’s a clue about what I was up to...