Behind the Scenes at Cirque du Soleil

What does it take to be a performer in Cirque du Soleil?  I went behind the scenes with the show OVO when it visited George Mason University to find out. (

Circa Goes ‘Over the Edge’

Some organizations do 5k walks and runs to raise money for research, but one group has decided to send people over the edge — literally — to help raise money for brain cancer research. (

Is Washington, D.C. A Sports Town?

My thoughts on why its tough to be a sports fan in Washington, D.C. during a panel discussion on the The Kojo Nnamdi Show on WAMU 88.5 FM in Washington D.C. (April 18, 2017)





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My report on Voice of America’s International Edition on August 9th, 2016 from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil during the Summer 2016 Olympic Games. (

King Cake: What is it? And where to find it in Washington, D.C.?

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What’s fluffy, filled with cinnamon, smothered in icing and stuffed with a tiny plastic baby? It’s king cake — a traditional dessert served during the weeks leading up to Mardi Gras. (

Virginia teen runs off and joins the circus

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During the summer, some kids will head off to summer camp. Others will spend time at the beach or the pool. But one teen from Alexandria, Virginia is off for the adventure of a lifetime.  He’s running away to join the circus. (

Capitals Roundtable – April 14, 2016: First Round Playoff Preview

The Caps begin the 2016 NHL Playoffs with a series against the Philadelphia Flyers – WTOP’s hockey roundtable has a preview.