The Guide

ASYLUM RECORDS

Album Review: ‘Number 1 Angel’

March 24, 2017 at 4:04 pm 0 comments

★★★☆☆ Listeners might recognize her as the featured artist on a number of pop tracks that once dominated the charts. She sang on “I Love It” by Icona Pop and Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy,” and wrote several other hits attributed to the artists who recorded them. Using the momentum from herRead More

THE ROYAL

Restaurant Review: The Royal

March 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

501 Florida Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001 | Cuisine: Colombian | $$ | ★★★★☆ As a small restaurant tucked into a townhouse at the center of the historic Le Droit Park neighborhood near Howard University, The Royal brings together Colombian-inspired eats and inventive craft cocktails to give diners an affordableRead More

SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT

Album Review: ‘American Teen’

March 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

★★★★★ The ordinary coming-of-age narrative common to the albums of seasoned artists finds its way onto “American Teen,” the sharp debut album of 19-year-old soul singer Khalid. His ability to follow up his unanticipated hit “Location” with an act of the same caliber is a testament to the direction hisRead More

COURTESY BAILEY BRADFORD

Nomadic Theatre Brings to Life the Trial of Judas Iscariot

March 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

From Georgetown’s cocurricular student theater group Nomadic Theatre comes the exceptional “The Last Days of Judas Iscariot.” Based on the play by Pulitzer prize-winning Stephen Adly Guirgis, this Production follows the appeal trial of Judas Iscariot’s damnation. In downtown purgatory, an ambitious young lawyer by the name of Fabiana Cunningham,Read More

SONY PICTURES

Movie Review: ‘T2 Trainspotting’

March 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

★★★★★ The 20-year hiatus between the creation of “Trainspotting” and its sequel left some questions about the viability of a follow-up storyline about the misadventures of a group of Scottish heroin addicts. Director Danny Boyle’s numerous attempts to put together a sequel were foiled by cast apprehensions toward a secondRead More

MIGOS

Concert Review: Migos

March 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

“Migos is bigger than the Beatles.” What started as a satirical comparison has become a near serious debate. Sparked by the inescapable single “Bad and Boujee,” which topped the Billboard charts for three weeks, Migos’ new stardom has caused many to reconsider this old joke and wonder if it mayRead More

BAKE MY DAY: Counting Macros with Food Tetris

BAKE MY DAY: Counting Macros with Food Tetris

March 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

It’s Lent, and you know what that means: dietary restrictions on top of fasting. I am a particularly big fan of Lent; it helps you temper yourself, learn about other modes of living and eating, and gain empathy for those who have less. The different ways to fast are myriad;Read More

LIVE NATION

Concert Review: “Game of Thrones” Live Concert Experience

March 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

A sudden thrust of a chorus of violins began the concert with the iconic opening theme of “Game of Thrones.” Smoke billowed from center stage as the Iron Throne rose from beneath. Giant screens synced with the orchestra’s performance played the “Game of Thrones” title sequence, drawing the audience intoRead More

A Conversation with Bastille’s Kyle Simmons

A Conversation with Bastille’s Kyle Simmons

March 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

British pop-rock group Bastille quickly rose to fame in 2013, following the release of hit single “Pompeii” — one of the most streamed tracks that year. Since then, the band has lost none of its momentum, keeping its schedule full with performances, tours and frequent releases of music, most recently,Read More

ED SHEERAN

Album Review: ‘÷’

March 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

★★★★★ Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran rapidly rose to fame with the release of his debut album “+,” pronounced “Plus,” in 2011, despite having produced countless extended plays beforehand. Since the release of “+,” the British pop sensation has consistently remained high on the charts with an ever-growing fan base and impressiveRead More