David Montgomery

ReporterWashington, D.C.


An orchestra and chorus filled with young people from poor, gang-torn neighborhoods of San Salvador, El Salvador, is in Washington this week to play at the Kennedy Center and public schools. The orchestra is a project supported by the World Bank.

  • Apr 29, 2015

Personal and political crises inspire the songs on “Balas y Chocolate” that she brings to Washington this week.

  • Apr 24, 2015

Judicial Watch sues Justice Department for records in death of Miriam Carey in 2013

  • Apr 15, 2015

Ever since the massive 12-day manhunt 150 years ago, people have been retracing John Wilkes Booth’s escape route. Now there are bus tours -- but they sell out quickly. Or you can track the assassin on your own.

  • Apr 14, 2015

The largest assemblage of Cuban media in Washington in decades came to cover the second round of talks between the two nations Friday.

  • Feb 28, 2015

The new Busboys and Poets opening in Takoma D.C. will have a mural dedicated to the late Cuban poet Nicolas Guillen.

  • Feb 12, 2015

A display of generosity at Georgetown Lombardi Cancer Center for pediatric patients.

  • Jan 29, 2015

Smithsonian and Cuban scholars are working to present Cuban culture on at an upcoming Folklife Festival.

  • Jan 28, 2015

The Avalon Theatre will show “Selma” to about 1,100 D.C. students at reduced ticket prices, part of a national movement to expose the civil rights film to thousands of young people.

  • Jan 16, 2015

Joaquín Pomés Figueredo and Virginia Schofield Reguero share an exhibition at GALA Hispanic Theatre.

  • Dec 5, 2014
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David Montgomery was born in Brooklyn, grew up in suburban New York, graduated from Princeton University and the University of Michigan, and was a reporter at The Buffalo News before joining The Washington Post in 1993. He covered Prince George’s County, Maryland politics and life in the District, then became a feature writer in the Style section. He currently writes general features, profiles and arts stories for the Sunday Magazine and Style, including pieces on the Latino community and Latino arts. He is married and has two daughters.
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