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Georgetown University Department of Performing Arts

‘Our Class’ Masterfully Presents Haunting Reminder of History, Warning for Future

“This play will give people a chance to really notice things in the world that are transpiring, that matter, and how they have the opportunity to make a difference — it is a beautiful communal event. It’s a courageous, humane work that will inspire people,” Derek Goldman, a professor of[Read More…]

Beyond the Front Gates: Exploring Nearby Neighborhoods

Beyond the Front Gates: Exploring Nearby Neighborhoods

Eclectic Food Culture Entices Diners Across the District Food served out of a truck. Bottomless mimosas before noon. Innovative ethnic cuisine. Kitchens bursting with creativity. These scenarios describe not a culinary utopia but rather the food scene of our nation’s capital. Outside the front gates, extraordinary and student-friendly meals await.[Read More…]

by November 17, 2018 0 comments Student Guide Special Issue, The Guide
Abunai Food

Eclectic Food Culture Entices Diners Across the District

Food served out of a truck. Bottomless mimosas before noon. Innovative ethnic cuisine. Kitchens bursting with creativity. These scenarios describe not a culinary utopia but rather the food scene of our nation’s capital. Outside the front gates, extraordinary and student-friendly meals await. With distinct food around every corner in each[Read More…]

Rosslyn and Arlington: Memorials, Hiking, Views Await Across the Bridge

Rosslyn and Arlington: Memorials, Hiking, Views Await Across the Bridge

Peering across the Potomac river from the Hilltop, high-rise buildings touting corporate names like Deloitte and Nestle dominate the horizon. The northern Virginia skyline might catch student’s eye, but to understand the heart of Rosslyn, a heavily urbanized neighborhood just across the Key Bridge, one must venture across the bridge.[Read More…]

by November 14, 2018 0 comments Student Guide Special Issue, The Guide
Foggy Bottom and Downtown: Student Life Flourishes Alongside Performing Arts

Foggy Bottom and Downtown: Student Life Flourishes Alongside Performing Arts

Downtown Washington, D.C., has surprises for locals as well as tourists, and Foggy Bottom has more to offer District residents than just The George Washington University. These neighborhoods house quintessential D.C. destinations like the Kennedy Center and the Daughters of the American Revolution Constitution Hall, as well as lesser-known gems[Read More…]

by November 14, 2018 0 comments Student Guide Special Issue, The Guide
Dupont Circle: Knowledge, Art and Diplomacy Meet at the District’s Cultural Crossroads

Dupont Circle: Knowledge, Art and Diplomacy Meet at the District’s Cultural Crossroads

Located at the intersection between Massachusetts, Connecticut and New Hampshire avenues is one of the most famous traffic circles in Washington, D.C.: Dupont Circle. The grassy park in the center of the roundabout is adorned with a stunning fountain that honors the area’s namesake, Samuel Francis Dupont, an admiral in[Read More…]

Adams Morgan: Historic Counterculture Persists in Quirky Quarter

Adams Morgan: Historic Counterculture Persists in Quirky Quarter

As one of Washington, D.C.’s premier late-night neighborhoods, Adams Morgan features myriad live music options, all-night diners and bars. Though the area is notorious for its nightlife, Adams Morgan is more than a mere late-night hotspot. Featuring a rich cultural and historical background, Adams Morgan exudes a vibrant energy reflected[Read More…]

by November 14, 2018 0 comments Student Guide Special Issue, The Guide
ALEXANDRA BRUNJES

OUT OF OFFICE: Balancing Quotidien Life with Tourist To-Do’s

One of the internal tug-of-wars I’ve been grappling with during my time abroad has been my identity in Copenhagen: am I a tourist or a local? My time is limited, yes, but still long enough that I engage in activities typically reserved for locals, such as grocery shopping or getting[Read More…]

by November 9, 2018 0 comments The Guide
Ryan Bae, The Hoya

Phantoms, Gracenotes and Chimes Dominate the DC A Cappella Festival’s First Weekend

Georgetown University a cappella groups stunned at the 28th annual D.C. A Cappella Festival, which premiered Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Gaston Hall. The resonant performances of The Georgetown Phantoms and The Georgetown Chimes were the highlights of the evening, while the Capital G’s failed to meet the high[Read More…]

by November 9, 2018 0 comments The Guide
A24

Jonah Hill’s ‘Mid90s’ Evokes Bittersweet Nostalgia

“Mid90s,” a bittersweet and complex coming-of-age film, kindles deep nostalgia for the namesake era with masterfully subtle artistic direction by Jonah Hill and evocative performances. In his writing, directorial and producing debut, Hill tells the story of Stevie, a prepubescent boy played by Sunny Suljic, who is desperate to make[Read More…]

by November 9, 2018 0 comments The Guide