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Sarah Clements

Sarah Clements (COL ’18) began her journey in activism after tragedy hit her hometown of Newtown, Conn., four years ago, transforming her fierce grief into a vitality aimed at bringing about positive change. Her compelling tale begins in the midst of the shock wave caused by the Sandy Hook Elementary[Read More…]

by October 7, 2016 0 comments The Guide

Restaurant Review: All Purpose

Developing on opposite banks of the Atlantic Ocean, authentic Italian food in its many regional variations and Italian-American food have become distinct cuisines. While Italians understand that no comparison exists between the two culinary traditions, All Purpose, the newest of many eateries in Shaw, represents a failure to identity with[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide

Dynamism and Opportunity at Center Stage

As the curtains open on Georgetown student theater groups this fall, new plays promise to bring renewed diversity to their repertoires. This year, theater groups on campus are moving toward a common aim: promoting a collaborative, accessible environment that will translate their increased opportunities for involvement into creative dynamism. Mask[Read More…]

MARIINSKY
The Mariinsky Ballet performing "Raymonda" at the Mariinsky Theater.

Mariinsky Ballet Showcases Elegance and Technique in ‘Raymonda’

The Mariinsky Ballet finally arrived on the East Coast of the United States 118 years after its initial apparition in a revival of “Raymonda,” a classical piece of the Russian ballet repertoire, at the Kennedy Center from Feb. 23 to 28.  The celebrated St. Petersburg company remains loyal to tradition[Read More…]

UNIVERSAL STUDIOS
Scarlett Johansson plays actress DeeAnna Moran in “Hail, Caesar!”

Movie Review: ‘Hail, Caesar!’

★★★★★ One of the most inventive and idiosyncratic directing duos in moviemaking history, Joel and Ethan Coen, has delivered yet another gem with its latest film, “Hail, Caesar!” Boasting a star-studded cast led by Josh Brolin and George Clooney, the film is a masterful homage to the “Golden Age of[Read More…]

by February 5, 2016 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
CONVIVIAL
French restaurant Convivial takes pride in offering common treats, like potato chips, alongside exotic ingredients to create a foreign dish with a sense of familiarity.

Convivial Fosters an Adventurous Palette

★★★★★ Hopping around the piles of snow that still invaded the city’s streets Sunday night, many adventurous food connoisseurs crowded the dining room of Convivial, acclaimed chef Cedric Maupillier’s latest restaurant, which opened last November. The French-American eatery bears the mark of engaging finesse, combining transformational twists of classic French[Read More…]

by January 29, 2016 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
FOX MOVIES

Movie Review: ‘Victor Frankenstein’

One would expect that “Victor Frankenstein,” the latest cinematic retelling of the classic tale, would shed light on the themes explored in Mary Shelley’s original story, from the intrinsic perils of human productive creativity to the titanic struggle for indefinite progress. Inspired by the theme of human limitedness, director Paul[Read More…]

LIONSGATE

Movie Review: ‘Brooklyn’

★★★★☆ “Brooklyn” is an emotional film that addresses the essential and dismaying questions in life: What is our place in the world? How decisive can the power of love be? What action should the human heart take when it is divided in all its commitments? The film revolves around the[Read More…]

Movie Review: ‘Steve Jobs’

★★★★☆ Like the shiny white minimalism epitomizing the success of Apple Inc. the film “Steve Jobs” is traversed by highly intense electricity, creating a breathtaking atmosphere. Director Danny Boyle creates a real locomotive of a movie, balancing tense, personal dialogue with a high-energy take on Apple Inc.’s meteoric rise to[Read More…]