Thanksgiving Alternatives

Thanksgiving Meal Makeovers

Thanksgiving - redolent of tradition and green bean casserole. But scrolling through Twitter recently, I halted at a photo cheerfully captioned “holiday ideas.” It was of a squid-stuffed turkey, tentacles bursting from the bird’s cavity and swirled around the roasting pan. Turquid? Squirkey?…
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Local Sounds: New Releases from DC Musicians

As our city’s music scene continues to grow, so do the number of releases from local musicians. From experimental indie rock to country/R&B fusion to straight up soul, DC area musicians are flourishing across genres and pushing locals to experience new sounds. We caught up with three local artists…
Photo: Richie Downs

Live Music Anchors The Wharf

Washington’s live music scene – already vibrant with venues throughout the city – just keeps getting better. The October premier of two state-of-the-art music clubs at The Wharf on DC’s Southwest Waterfront, and a third set to open in the $2.5 billion development by year’s end, gives music…
Photos: Courtesy of the Washington Redskins

Chris Thompson Amps Up Redskins' Offense

It took five seasons, but Washington Redskins running back Chris Thompson finally feels at home in the National Football League. The former Florida State standout struggled to find his footing in the team’s offense during his first four years in Washington. While Thompson occasionally gave fans…
Photo: Alanna Sheppard

Tina Fey and Creative Team on Broadway-Bound Mean Girls

Mean Girls is one of those coming-of-age films that rides the fine line between cult classic and mainstream appeal, with countless diehard fans quoting the movie in regular conversation and turning their favorite lines into hashtags 13 years later. And for us theatre nerds on the cult classic side of…
November 2017 Issue