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Exhibits

Exhibits

Take advantage of the cultural hub that D.C. is by checking out the summer’s most interesting exhibits. Seasonal Landscapes in Japanese Screens Freer Gallery of Art 1050 Independence Ave. SW On display through Sept. 7 Incorporating Chinese ink-painting techniques, these 16th- and 17th-century screens have a unique style while sustaining[Read More…]

Day on a Budget

Day on a Budget

Eating Around Town Any fun day spent in a big city includes indulging in the area’s available food, and Washington has great choices for the conscious spender. District Taco $$$$ Various locations One of the most famous cheaper food options is District Taco, with three different food truck locations in[Read More…]

Day Trips

Day Trips

Being in the District can be great, but here are some fantastic day trips for the inner adventurer in each of us. Baltimore, Maryland Approximately 45 miles from D.C. Just a MARC train away from Washington, Baltimore is one of the nation’s biggest seaports and a center of scholarly study.[Read More…]

Comedy to Shoot in Georgetown Neighborhood

Comedy to Shoot in Georgetown Neighborhood

While Georgetown may not have a film school, or even a film major, the community has still been impressive in the field. Brent Craft (MSB ’08) has returned to the city of his alma mater to film a new independent project titled “lady-like” with a team of several fellow Hoyas.[Read More…]

by May 1, 2015 0 comments Features, The Guide
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Black Movements Dance Theatre used a variety of styles in their spring show.

In Varied Forms, Art Provokes Challenging Conversations

This past academic year, Georgetown students struggled with national issues such as race relations, as well as personal issues of mental health and safety. While much of this dialogue took place in classrooms, Gaston Hall and Red Square, students also explored these themes through art. The following pieces highlight three[Read More…]

COURTESY KINO LORBER 
This month, the highly anticipated Filmfest D.C. will bring together a variety of international feature and short films.

The Cinematic Season

Coinciding with the famed cherry blossoms reaching peak bloom, film premieres and festivals proliferate in Washington, D.C. More than 2,000 miles from Hollywood, the city may not be considered the prime magnet for film production — yet these old and new cinematic endeavors are turning the area into a temporary[Read More…]

by April 10, 2015 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide
Georgetown Production Puts a New Twist on Family Ties

Georgetown Production Puts a New Twist on Family Ties

Family is usually associated with love; it is rarely conceptualized through a paradigm of power. However, that’s the unique perspective on the familial unit that the newest Nomadic/Mask & Bauble co-production, “Killer Joe,” provides. By adopting this focal point of power as an accepted familial reality, the play is able[Read More…]

Olivia Duff (COL '16) and Conor Ross (COL '16) in Nomadic Theatre's "Sick" last January.

Performing Against the Odds

Marking its 10th year in November, the Royden B. Davis Performing Arts Center has more to celebrate than an imminent milestone — over the past decade, it has served as the home for the nationally recognized and still-burgeoning department of performing arts. Utilizing its capacity for interdisciplinary study and social[Read More…]

by February 27, 2015 0 comments Features, The Guide, Uncategorized
“Frozen” Play Impresses East of River

“Frozen” Play Impresses East of River

The Anacostia Playhouse is currently showing its newest play, “Frozen,” a suspenseful and high-stakes drama that is nothing like the identically titled Disney film phenomenon. Written by Bryony Lavery, the play debuted in 1998 and moved to Broadway in 2004, after which it received a nomination for a Tony Award[Read More…]

by February 13, 2015 0 comments Features, Guide - Top, The Guide
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Located in back of Darnall Hall, the Counseling Center provides psychological and psychiatric services to all Georgetown students.

Student Health Examined

Seeking information pertaining to eating disorders on campus, The Hoya held separate interviews with Carol Day, the director of Health Education Services and member of the adjunct faculty of Health Studies and Human Science, and Mary Quigley, the staff clinical social worker and eating disorder specialist. In this combined version[Read More…]