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Guest List: 5 People We’d Love to Hang Out With This January

Photo-illustration by John Ueland.

About Guest List

Guest List is Washingtonian’s monthly roundup of the fantasy cast we’d like to see for dinner this month.

A monthly roundup of people we’d like to have over for drinks, food, and conversation.

Amy Berman Jackson

As judge in the kooky Roger Stone trial, she offered the jury instructions like “Don’t download The Godfather.”

Malik Jarrett

The DC streetwear guru has teamed up with New Balance to create a new shoe.

Gianandrea Noseda

The National Symphony Orchestra is launching a record label—another step toward big-league status under Noseda.

Nekisha Durrett

This local artist is included in the National Portrait Gallery’s triennial Outwin exhibition.

Lea Berman

A former White House social secretary, she successfully campaigned for a federal animal-cruelty law.


Eddie Martin

The now-suspended mayor of District Heights is embroiled in a scandal involving the sale of a large quantity of fireworks.

Credits: Photograph of Jackson by Alex Wong/Getty; Photograph of Noseda by Bill O’Leary/Washington Post/Getty; Photograph of Durrett by Sonnie Mason; Photograph of Martin by Sarah L. Voisin/Washington Post/Getty.
This article appears in the January 2020 issue of Washingtonian.