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Hip Late-Night Spot Gives Tuscany A Run for Its Money

Hip Late-Night Spot Gives Tuscany A Run for Its Money

Tired of gorging on the same old Tuscany pizza every Friday night? If you find yourself in Adams Morgan this weekend, or are simply feeling a bit more adventurous, a more refined late-night experience awaits you at Cashion’s Eat Place. Located at 1819 Columbia Rd., just off 18th Street, the[Read More…]

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Delving Into The Great Unknowns

Delving Into The Great Unknowns

Despite the slightly ironic nature of their name, The Great Unknowns have struck a chord in the hearts of many with their alternative-country sound. The Great Unknowns will perform tonight at the Rock N Roll Hotel in D.C. to preview their upcoming album Homefront. Proceeds from the event will be donated to[Read More…]

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Band Aid: Merging Music with a Social Conscience

Band Aid: Merging Music with a Social Conscience

It’s one in the afternoon and the Do Good Bus is parked outside the 9:30 Club, right beside the tour bus of smash-hit indie band Foster the People. While the band is inside warming up, excited volunteers climb on-board, not knowing quite what they are getting themselves into. Inside, paper[Read More…]

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Campus Spotlight: Lecture Fund

The Georgetown University Lecture Fund exists to provide a forum for the free exchange of speech and expression. We are a non-partisan organization dedicated to promoting dialogue and to bringing the Georgetown community together in an atmosphere of discussion to better contemplate contemporary social, political and cultural issues. Lecture Fund events cover[Read More…]

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Spice Up Your Saturday with Salsa and Poetry

Spice Up Your Saturday with Salsa and Poetry

Head over to Bulldog Alley this Saturday night and you’ll get a taste of poetry, music and Hispanic culture. Georgetown’s What’s After Dark is teaming up with Be-Well Week 2011 to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a Late Night Poetry Slam on Saturday, Oct. 1. The event will last from[Read More…]

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New Releases // 9.30.11

“Everything” Megafaun Megafaun Promising indie-folk-experimental group Megafaun has finally come into its own. “Everything” has a straightforward Americana feel, giving it an edge over many of the band’s contemporaries. This track is definitely worth a listen from both indie and mainstream audiences.   “We Found Love” Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris We Found[Read More…]

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Hit the Road, Jack

Ahh, the great American road trip. A time when we can explore our nation from sea to shining sea, sleep in dingy motels, eat exclusively from diners and vending machines and generally pretend to be Jack Kerouac. With Columbus Day looming on the distant horizon, I bet that many of us[Read More…]

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Inspiring Drama Finds Humor in Unlikely Places

Inspiring Drama Finds Humor in Unlikely Places

Going into the movie theater, I knew that 50/50 was a comedy. However, Jonathan Levine’s new film is not your typical blockbuster comedy; it mingles the gravity of real-life events with the humor people bring to them in order to pull through. Needless to say, you would never expect to leave the[Read More…]

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Indie Soloist Shines Brightly in Fourth Album

Indie Soloist Shines Brightly in Fourth Album

While the name Leslie Feist may not ring any bells for many listeners, her music certainly will.  Performing under the mononym Feist, she released her first album, 2007’sThe Reminder, to near-universal critical acclaim. It garnered that praise for its mellow, bubble-gum singles, especially the infectious “1234” (also known as, “that song from the iPod Nano commercials”).[Read More…]

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New Releases // 9.23.11

“Is It Me” The Kooks Junk of the Heart 3 stars The English indie-rock band The Kooks has a catchy hit on its hands with this first single from its third album, Junk of the Heart. Infused with more melancholia than some of the band’s  earlier hits, “Is It Me” is[Read More…]

by September 23, 2011 0 comments The Guide