Arts & Entertainment

Imaginative Snippets Go Back in Time

At the Donn B. Murphy One Acts Festival, audiences will be reminded that old-fashioned theatre is anything but stale. This annual event run, by the Mask & Bauble Society, showcases fresh talent in the Georgetown community and gives actors, playwrights and directors the opportunity to hone their skills in front[Read More…]

by November 22, 2013 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide

Greyscale Journey Captures Simple Joys

Sometimes when I talk on the phone with my mother, she’ll tell me stories of weird things my grandmother – and other elderly people she knows – has done. I’ll often laugh, and my mother will remind me, “It’s funny now, but it wasn’t funny at the time.” I couldn’t[Read More…]

by November 22, 2013 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide

Delivering a New Type of Love Story

After watching trailers for The Delivery Man, I was prepared for a lowbrow comedy about the familiar character of a clueless middle-aged man. I assumed it would be a typical, feel-good, funny film with cheap jokes. While the movie did include the obligatory comedic one-liners, they were well written and[Read More…]

by November 22, 2013 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide

Franchise Fires Off Another Success

Sustaining the momentum of an internationally acclaimed franchise after a successful first installation is a difficult task. The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins faced this same issue. Although the books may have begun to falter with Catching Fire, the film sequel doesn’t only ride on its predecessor’s global success[Read More…]

by November 22, 2013 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
Franchise Fires Off Another Success

Franchise Fires Off Another Success

Sustaining the momentum of an internationally acclaimed franchise after a successful first installation is a difficult task and The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins faced this same issue. Although the books may have begun to falter with Catching Fire, the film sequel doesn’t only ride on its predecessor’s global success but earns[Read More…]

by November 22, 2013 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide

Delivering a New Type of Love Story

After watching trailers for The Delivery Man, I was prepared for a lowbrow comedy about the familiar character of a clueless middle-aged man. I assumed it would be a typical, feel-good, funny film with cheap jokes. While the movie did include the obligatory comedic one-liners, they were well written and existed[Read More…]

by November 21, 2013 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide

Girl Power: Female Bands Take Back the Stage

On November 16, the U Street Music Hall was taken over by some powerful ladies who delivered a night of energetic performances and great music. The first to take the stage was Liz who describes her genre of music as Sailor Moon R&B on Facebook. She was joined by two[Read More…]

by November 18, 2013 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide

RAC Takes the Show on the Road

Over the past few years, RAC has been creating some of the most notable and respected remixes of hits in the indie music genre. RAC, short for Remix Artist Collective, was originally created between a few friends as a way to play remixes of their favorite songs, but not as[Read More…]

by November 18, 2013 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
Search for Spiritual Vibes Hampers M.I.A.

Search for Spiritual Vibes Hampers M.I.A.

By Rachel Habib Special to The Hoya Published: Friday, November 8, 2013 Updated: Friday, November 8, 2013 00:11 M.I.A.’s Matangi is an album four years in the making. With a release delayed for over 12 months due to disagreements between the artist and her record label,Interscope, Matangi has a lot of hype to live up to. M.I.A.[Read More…]

by November 8, 2013 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide

Clarkson Originals Get Festive

By Breana Moret Hoya Staff Writer Published: Friday, November 8, 2013 Updated: Friday, November 8, 2013 00:11 4/5 stars Like the decorations that appear earlier and earlier every year in stores, Christmas albums have begun to encroach on Halloween’s October territory. And while I don’t believe in listening to Christmas music before Thanksgiving,[Read More…]

by November 8, 2013 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide