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Ain’t Too Proud The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts By: Jordan Wright January 1, 2022

National Touring Company of Ain’t Too Proud – © 2021 Emilio Madrid

(left to right) – Elijah Ahmad Lewis, Marcus Paul James, Jalen Harris, Harrell Holmes Jr., James T. Lane from the National Touring Company […]

Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake ~ The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Jordan Wright January 26, 2020

Sadly, the last performance of Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake came on the night before press night, put off till the second to the last performance. So, though you won’t be able to see this ballet in Washington, DC, it’s worth a trip to New York’s City Center where it […]

Nibbles and Sips Around Town 2017

Jordan Wright June 2017 All Photo Credit: Jordan Wright

It’s been a whirlwind of restaurant openings, cookbook launches (more on those in a separate post), and embassy parties throughout the spring. If you’ve been missing our updates, it’s because we’re catching our collective breaths.

Barbecue, Y’all

Myron Mixson (right) with Head […]

Holiday Performances Around Town

Jordan Wright December 3, 2015 Special to The Alexandria Times

Reviewer’s Pick – Avant Bard’s Theatre on the Edge brings us Holiday Memories, the tender and evocative semi-autobiographical tale drawn from two beloved short stories by Truman Capote, “A Christmas Memory” and “A Thanksgiving Visitor”. Having seen this at press night Monday past, I […]

Nibbles and Sips Around Town – March 12, 2015

Jordan Wright March 12, 2015 Special to DC Metro Theater Arts

SER A Reboot of the Classic Dishes of Spain

SER co-owner Javier Candon and wife Christiana Campos Candon

Last summer when the Ballston Business Improvement District sent out an all-call seeking innovative restaurant concepts, co-owners Javier Candon and Josu Zubikarai geared up […]

DC Area Theatres and Nearby Restaurants

Jordan Wright January 2011 Special to The DC Metro Magazine

Signature Theatre’s new and permanent digs in Shirlington Village have provided the perfect marriage of good food and entertainment. Running late? No problem. Their café has an eclectic selection of delicious soups, salads, sandwiches and desserts to enjoy in the expansive bar and lounge area. […]