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Exploring Arts, Culture, and DC's Entertainment Scene with District Fray Magazine's Monica Alford

Exploring Arts, Culture, and DC's Entertainment Scene with District Fray Magazine's Monica Alford

Engage in a captivating conversation with Monica Alford, the Director of Media for United Fray and Editor-in-Chief of District Fray Magazine.

About District Fray:

District Fray is a local magazine providing a vibrant source of lifestyle and entertainment news to Washingtonians via a monthly print and digital publication. The magazine translates DC Fray’s “Make Fun Possible” mantra into a tangible ethos that locals can rely on to stay in the know about what to do in and around the city through the lens of inclusive, eclectic, and objective content. District Fray Magazine’s elevated editorial allows readers to experience the city through the voices of its talented writers and local interviewees.

In this inspiring episode, we explore:

  • Monica's journey as an artist and professional writer and editor, with a strong focus on arts & culture.
  • The transformative role District Fray Magazine plays in the Washington, D.C. area, highlighting local events, promoting diverse content, and generating business development opportunities.
  • Monica's invaluable advice on how to stay creative in a bustling world.
  • The dynamic and lively lifestyle and entertainment scene in D.C., as represented in District Fray Magazine.

Monica's passion for her work and her commitment to delivering quality content are sure to inspire both artists and non-artists alike. Her perspective offers invaluable insight into the art and entertainment scene in Washington, D.C.

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This program is supported in part by a grant from the Robert W. Deutsch Foundation.

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Original music by Daniel Alexis Music with additional music from Chipzard.

Episode illustration by Alley Kid Art.

About "The Truth In This Art"

Hosted by Rob Lee, "The Truth In This Art" podcast dives into the heart of creativity and its influence on the community. This arts and culture podcast from Baltimore highlights artists discussing their ideas, sharing insights, and telling impactful stories. Through these artist interviews, listeners gain a deeper understanding of the creative economy and artistic life in Baltimore. 

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Creators and Guests

Rob Lee
Rob Lee
The Truth In This Art is an interview series featuring artists, entrepreneurs and tastemakers in & around Baltimore.
Monica Alford
Monica Alford
Monica Alford is the Director of Media for United Fray and the Editor-in-Chief of District Fray Magazine, formerly On Tap Magazine, a monthly lifestyle and entertainment publication highlighting what's new around the Washington, D.C. area.