This week, pay homage to the District music scene with our playlist of D.C.-based artists, from Wale and Ginuwine to Pleasure Curses and Thievery Corporation.
You might be surprised to find what artists have their roots in the city.
Film | Emily Holland, Culture Editor
This week’s pick: “Rosewater”
Jon Stewart’s film project about a journalist detained in Iran is generating buzz before its Friday release and with good reason. Just watch the trailer.
Music | Morgan Baskin, Assistant Culture Editor
This week’s pick: “Broke With Expensive Taste” by Azaelia Banks
Check out Stream Banks’ newest album, which features her mega-hit “212,” on Spotify.
Lit | Tatiana Cirisano, Contributing Culture Editor
This week’s pick: “What Is Not Missing Is Light” by Bridgette Bates
I’ve read the work of Bates before, but the poetry in her recently published debut collection, “What Is Not Missing Is Light,” really solidifies her position as a masterful poet. In the collection, she muses on museum statues of women.