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Catherine, played by Katie Bellamy Mitchell (COL '15) and Hal, played by Sean Craig (COL '16) must team up to work out the mystery of her late father's life.

The Proof Is in the Production

Devoid of lavish set designs and elaborate arrays of props, director Emma Rice’s (NHS ’15) “Proof” captures the audience’s attention with a very different set of visuals. With a cast of only four actors, the play relies on a deliverance of dynamic, believable emotions to breathe reality into the story.[Read More…]

by February 7, 2014 0 comments Lifestyle, The Guide
Beauty of Byzantium

Beauty of Byzantium

For many students, their knowledge of the history of art begins with the pristine marble of the Greco-Romans and jumps straight to the developments in realism and perspective that dominated the Renaissance. The problem with this picture is that it skips entire civilizations that produced breathtaking and important pieces which[Read More…]

by January 24, 2014 0 comments Lifestyle, The Guide
Behind Solomon’s Story

Behind Solomon’s Story

Now nominated for nine Academy Awards, “12 Years a Slave” has had a profound effect on critics and audiences alike. The film tells the story of Solomon Northup, a free black man kidnapped and forced into slavery. On Jan. 15, John Ridley, the screenwriter of “12 Years a Slave,” sat[Read More…]

by January 24, 2014 0 comments Lifestyle, The Guide

Social Battles in the Civil War

The murmur of voices echoes softly off the marble walls as people gather in the East Garden Court of the National Gallery of Art. Despite the tangles of plants that erupt from every corner of the room and the gurgling fountain in the middle, the audience has instead fixed its[Read More…]

by November 22, 2013 0 comments Lifestyle, The Guide
Swashbuckling Entertainment

Swashbuckling Entertainment

On Nov. 1 in Poulton Hall, members of the Georgetown University Children’s Theater group arrive to prepare for the day’s performance of  “Painters and Pirates.” As the performers begin donning costumes and pumping themselves up for another show, Gianna Maita (COL ’15) co-director and co-writer of the production, addressed the cast. Maita focused the actors on[Read More…]

by November 8, 2013 0 comments Guide - Top, Lifestyle, The Guide
The Nickel: A Look Inside Georgetown’s Engine Five

The Nickel: A Look Inside Georgetown’s Engine Five

Among Georgetown’s brightly colored townhouses, two red doors stand out: the entrance to the Nickel, or Engine Five of the D.C. Fire Department. Bearing the DCFD crest, only a few blocks from the front gates at 3412 Dent Place, the Nickel feels removed from the Georgetown community — an aura[Read More…]

by November 8, 2013 0 comments Lifestyle, The Guide
Redrawing Ideas of Pop Art

Redrawing Ideas of Pop Art

From now until Dec. 8 the Spagnuolo Gallery, nestled within the Walsh Memorial building, will boast a unique collection of works of various pop artists, including Andy Warhol, Jim Dine, David Hockney, Jasper Johns, Alex Katz, Roy Lichtenstein, Claes Oldenburg, Robert Rauschenberg and Edward Ruscha in its new exhibition, “Pop Art Prints: Selections from the Condron Collection.” Each year, the gallery puts[Read More…]

by November 8, 2013 0 comments Lifestyle, The Guide

Band Returns to DC Roots

The Beanstalk Library, a D.C.-based band, may grab one’s attention with its less-than-traditional name, but it’s the eclectic sound and admirable approach to producing music that wins the listeners and fans. The band is headed by Ryan Walker, a D.C. native who has been performing with various musicians as the[Read More…]

by October 24, 2013 0 comments Lifestyle, The Guide
Building Laughter From the Stage Up

Building Laughter From the Stage Up

As we find ourselves entrenched in midterms, combing through piles of government notes, it may seem hard to find any humor in politics or even in your daily routine. Mask & Bauble’s production of “Don’t Drink the Water” may just change your mind. “Don’t Drink the Water,” a 1966 play[Read More…]

by October 18, 2013 0 comments Lifestyle, The Guide
College Problems No Match for Apps

College Problems No Match for Apps

In an age when individuals are inseparable from their smartphones, mobile apps have virtually permeated every aspect of our lives — from Facebook to Snapchat, Fruit Ninja to Google Maps — but it is sometimes easy to forget that in addition to all the people using them, there are also teams[Read More…]

by October 11, 2013 0 comments Lifestyle, The Guide