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The Humans ~ Kennedy Center

Jordan Wright January 13, 2018

Richard Thomas, Therese Plaehn, Pamela Reed, Lauren Klein, Daisy Eagan, and Luis Veda in the national tour of The Humans. Photo by Julieta Cervantes

Stephen Karam’s The Humans takes a deep dive into the zeitgeist of the modern middle-class American family where there is much to recognize and […]

On Your Feet! – The Emilio and Gloria Estefan Broadway Musical is a Grand Salsa Party ~ Kennedy Center

Jordan Wright January 11, 2018

Christie Prades as Gloria Estefan and Company ~ Photo credit Matthew Murphy

When the original ten-piece Miami Sound Machine is banging out a full-on Latin beat smack dab onstage and bringing sizzling hot salsa rhythms and house party funk, you can party like it’s 1985, the year the […]

Nibbles and Sips Around Town – December 23, 2017

Jordan Wright December 21, 2017 Photo credit Jordan Wright

Dining at the Hay-Adams for a Christmas Steeped in Luxury and Tradition ~ Mike Isabella Opens His Biggest Project Yet ~ Crimson DC Whiskey Bar, Diner and Holiday Pop-Up ~ The Maple Guild’s Maple Pecan Sandies The Hay-Adams Proves Irresistible

Though I think and write […]

Melanie Bikowski ~ An Interview with the Artist

Jordan Wright December 16, 2017 Special to The Alexandria Times

Melanie Bikowski

Alexandria artist Melanie Bikowski is a mom first – at least that’s how she’d prefer you to think of her. Mother to two-year old Cayce, she is relatively new to the art world, yet in a few short years she has developed […]

An American in Paris ~ A New Musical

Kennedy Center Jordan Wright December 15, 2017

An American in Paris in USA – Photo credit by Matthew Murphy

Ballet buffs and George and Ira Gershwin enthusiasts will adore Director/Choreographer Christopher Wheeldon’s film-to-stage homage of An American in Paris. Wheeldon successfully recaptures the mid-century modernist style of dance that Kelly created for the […]