Articles by: Dani Guerrero

DC’s Funk Vernacular on Display

DC’s Funk Vernacular on Display

Go-go music buffs have descended upon the Gonda Theatre. The first go-go musical in the university’s history, “Wind Me Up, Maria!: A Go-Go Musical” began its run on Nov. 3 and is playing through Nov. 12. A large-scale collaboration among the theater and performance studies program and student-run groups Mask[Read More…]

by November 11, 2016 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
KING Aims for R&B Royalty

KING Aims for R&B Royalty

Supported by a mid-tempo beat, the balmy trio of KING’s voices cascaded over ethereal synth waves as a sweetly repeated “goodbye” grew in intensity. Setting the tone of the concert, the mesmerizing overture to a mashup of “Mister Chameleon/The Greatest” created a luxurious, dreamy mood that pervaded the L.A.-based band’s[Read More…]

by October 28, 2016 0 comments Music Issue, The Guide
‘An American Daughter’

‘An American Daughter’

In collaboration with the Black Theatre Ensemble, the Mask and Bauble Dramatic Society opens its 165th season in the living room of a Georgetown townhouse. Set in a familiar scene, Wendy Wasserstein’s “An American Daughter” features a set that puts all attention on the riveting plot. Directed by Caitlin Ouano[Read More…]

by October 21, 2016 0 comments The Guide
Restaurant Review: French Comfort Food

Restaurant Review: French Comfort Food

LA piquette: 3714 Macomb St. NW | Cuisine: French  Located in the heart of the city’s northwestern quadrant, between Cathedral Heights and Cleveland Park, La Piquette is a new favorite for Washington D.C. Francophiles. Restaurateurs Bruno Fortin and Cyrille Brenac — co-owners of Bistrot Lepic & Wine Bar in Georgetown —[Read More…]

by October 21, 2016 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide

A Contemporary Classic

A contemporary retelling of Homer’s epic “The Odyssey,” the theater and performance Sstudies program’s first production of the year, “Anon(ymous),” tells the story of Anon — played by Cristina Ibarra (COL ’17) — a refugee who finds her journey back home. The play is directed by Randy Baker, a seasoned[Read More…]

by October 14, 2016 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide

Zoe Rosen

As the university continues to expand its resources for students pursuing careers in investment banking, consulting and public service, other groups, like aspiring student musicians, have found a network of support among themselves. Since its inception in the summer of 2015, the student-run Clock Hand Records music label has served[Read More…]

by October 7, 2016 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide

Le Chat Noir

A neighborhood gem, Friendship Height’s Le Chat Noir owes its name to Paris’ first avant-garde cabaret. Located on Wisconsin Avenue in the northern edge of Tenleytown, this Left Bank-inspired bistro offers an authentic interpretation of classic French cuisine. The restaurant’s influences are obvious upon entry — a stylish Montmartre poster[Read More…]

by September 30, 2016 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide

Hill Pop Culture

References to Georgetown University are scattered across pop culture, from hip-hop to television to the countless films set in and around the neighborhood. These allusions to the Hilltop are a mark of Georgetown’s influence, as well as a testament to the creative inspiration countless filmmakers and television writers have taken[Read More…]