She Kills Monsters by Ceoli Jacoby

This article was a finalist in the 2020 DC Student Arts Journalism Competition. Click here to learn more about the competition.

Scoring One Mutual Happiness with Uncle Funsy by Rich O’Meara

Most of the time when I’m making music I’m holding mallets or sticks. My first instrument was my older brother John’s drum set. When I was about ten...

Damaged Sound and Matter by Nate Scheible

I started playing drums when I was 12, joined my first band at 14, and played in bands consistently for more than two decades. But when I...

A Footnote of Sorts by Chris Videll

My latest CD, “A Footnote of Sorts,” was released on the Foundtapes label on December 12, 2015. This is the third release for my solo project Tag...

Doing Wholeheartedly by Helanius J. Wilkins

My family never identified as Creole. We always identified as Black. Creole was an integral aspect of our lives, but we embraced it as a way of life; we didn't identify as it. As I create this work my thoughts are circling around my Creole ties and notions of bloodlines and legacy.