Fun stuff: break bread to the beat of the blues

The Federal News Network speaks with Recreation News editor Katherine Peach about interesting things to do in and near the nation’s capital. This week:

  • the fifth annual Reading Blues Fest offers an unusual opportunity to enjoy live jazz at your lunch or dinner table without a ticket or a cover charge, as all of the major performances of this festival take place at the various venues inside this Pennsylvania city’s DoubleTree hotel (through tomorrow).