Entries by Natalia Kolenko

LinguaLink DC’s Verbal Virtuoso

At just seven years old, German-born Marike Korn was already an English language teacher. It started small, helping her parents learn how to read English in their family living room, and later as a teenager, teaching her friends. Since then, Korn has taken teaching to a whole new level. She’s the founder and sole coach […]

Guitars and Tiaras: Cinema Hearts’ Caroline Weinroth

Pageant shows and rock ‘n’ roll are two things you probably wouldn’t picture together, but Cinema Hearts are proving that a beauty queen can rock a tiara while shredding on guitar. Based out of Fairfax, Virginia, Cinema Hearts are Miss Mountain Laurel 2017 Caroline Weinroth on guitar and vocals, her brother Erich on bass, and new […]

Foreign Air’s Fast Rise

I first played Foreign Air’s latest single “Lying” for a friend as we drove around DC late one night after a concert. The setting seemed right. One half of the duo, Jacob Michael, grew up a few Metro stops outside of the city where he discovered the DC music scene as a kid, and the […]

What’s On Tap: December 2017

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6 The After Hours DC Beer Tour City Brew Tours DC is a tour company that offers daily behind-the-scenes access to DC and the surrounding area’s top breweries, brewpubs and beer bars. Their tours are all-inclusive with beer-focused tastings for brew lovers visiting and living in the metropolitan area. Every brewery tour includes […]

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Comes to Life at Gaylord ICE!

Two million pounds of hand-carved ice, four ice slides and an indoor winter wonderland kept at 9 degrees Fahrenheit are just a few of the attractions you’ll experience when visiting the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center’s annual ICE! holiday display. Marvel at this year’s theme of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer-inspired ice art carved by artisans […]

Unique Holiday Markets in the DMV

Starbucks holiday cups, less daylight and “Winter Wonderland” on the radio. It can only mean one thing: the holiday season is upon us! Have you started your holiday shopping yet? If you’re looking for something one-of-a-kind, be sure to check out one of these holiday markets popping up in the DMV for the season. Happy […]

Found in Space: An Intergalactic Adventure

Not so long ago – 17 years to be exact – in a galaxy that’s actually right here, humans went into space and never left. Since November 2000, humans have lived and worked in space every moment of every day. To celebrate humans’ continuous presence in space, the National Air and Space Museum and Brightest […]

Catharsis on the Mall: A Vigil for Healing

Civic Responsibility. Leaving No Trace. Radical Inclusion. These are just a few of the 10 Burning Man principals that inspired several individuals in DC to create Catharsis on the Mall, a vigil based on First Amendment rights and the desire for immediate political and social change. The third annual Catharsis will take place on November […]

Living Classrooms Foundation Hosts 10th Annual Fall Benefit

Living Classrooms Foundation, an organization that strengthens community education using historical surroundings, is celebrating 10 years of their fall benefit, Night at The Point. Join them tonight with a performance from The Wailers, a number of participating local restaurants and as many as 1,000 guests in attendance all on the DC waterfront. We caught up with Living Classrooms’ Michelle Subbiondo […]