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

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

Guest List Photo-illustration by Lauren Bulbin

About Guest List

Guest List is Washingtonian’s fantasy cast of who we’d like to invite over for dinner each month.

Nikole Hannah-Jones

After initially being denied tenure at UNC, the 1619 Project journalist will now teach at Howard.

Gerardo Parra

Cue “Baby Shark.” The player who brought fun to the Nats’ 2019 World Series run is back (and not a moment too soon).

Adrienne Arsht

The philanthropist is selling her house near Embassy Row, saying it lacks space for concerts. At $18.5 million, it’s currently DC’s priciest listing.

Patrick Gaspard

He’s taking over the Center for American Progress, one of the more influential think tanks in Biden-era DC.

Karen Pierce

The British ambassador took office as the pandemic hit—and will likely be a major convener as elite socializing restarts.

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This article appears in the August 2021 issue of Washingtonian.