Jess Righthand
Editorial Aide and Reporter

Jess Righthand is an editorial aide and reporter with the Weekend section and Going Out Guide. She writes about music (specifically the Washington jazz scene), theater, movies and events. Jess graduated from Harvard University and then moved to D.C. to work at National Geographic and Smithsonian magazine before eventually landing at The Washington Post in 2010.

Latest by Jess Righthand

Hiking Peru’s Colca Canyon

Hiking Peru’s Colca Canyon

Struck by the sight of a distant waterfall, a couple heads off on an arduous hike in Peru’s Colca Canyon.

Free and Easy

Free and Easy

If you're looking for something to do in the week ahead that's both free and hassle-free, you've come to the right place.

Free and Easy

Free and Easy

This week’s top free events include the Korean Film Festival and the last chance to see Chuck Close portraits.

Where to watch the Oscars

Where to watch the Oscars

Watch Sunday's Academy Awards with specialty cocktails, "Les Miserableu" burgers, goodie bags and more.