The Guide

Gaston Hosts 26th Annual DC A Cappella Festival

Gaston Hosts 26th Annual DC A Cappella Festival

November 11, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The most anticipated a cappella event of the semester returns this year with an eclectic lineup. The 26th iteration of D.C. A Cappella Festival, hosted annually by the Georgetown Phantoms and the Georgetown GraceNotes, kicked off last weekend with an array of performances by Georgetown University’s resident a cappella talentRead More

Movie Review: Dr. Strange

Movie Review: Dr. Strange

November 11, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

A powerful testament to the power of special effects in creating an immersive cinematic reality, “Dr. Strange” is a revitalizing, fresh addition to the Marvel cinematic universe. Aided by awe-inspiring visuals and strong performances from its cast, the film overcomes its slow start to deliver a memorable and inventive superheroRead More

Settling in Seoul: Soul Food in Streets of Seoul

November 11, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

While the Southerner in me misses her sweet tea, buttermilk cornbread and made-from-scratch macaroni and cheese, the transition to eating Korean food has not been a difficult one. In fact, I’m not sure how I’ve gone my whole life without having kimchi at every meal, and I do not knowRead More

Album Review: Walls

Album Review: Walls

November 11, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Kings of Leon has broken its three-year hiatus with its seventh studio album, “WALLS,” released Oct. 14. With the new album, the Nashville rock band follows the recent ’80s revival trend in pop music, with pop megastars like Taylor Swift and alternative rockers like The 1975 alike embracing lush synthRead More

DC’s Funk Vernacular on Display

DC’s Funk Vernacular on Display

November 11, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Go-go music buffs have descended upon the Gonda Theatre. The first go-go musical in the university’s history, “Wind Me Up, Maria!: A Go-Go Musical” began its run on Nov. 3 and is playing through Nov. 12. A large-scale collaboration among the theater and performance studies program and student-run groups MaskRead More

Movie Review: Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

Movie Review: Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

November 11, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

When Tom Cruise was first cast as Jack Reacher in 2011, fans and critics alike questioned how the action star, best known for his role in “Mission: Impossible” franchise, could portray a 6-foot-5, 230-pound ex-military police officer in Lee Child’s beloved crime series. On top of the odd casting choice,Read More

FOREVER YOUNG: Fall Fashion Issue 2016

FOREVER YOUNG: Fall Fashion Issue 2016

November 4, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

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After Amnesia, the Search for Identity

October 28, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The word “identity” is often used as a buzzword in the context of contemporary debates about race, gender and sexual orientation. While “identities” can often be used to bring people together, they can also have the function of tearing people apart. Nomadic Theatre’s most recent production, “Fugue,” directed by MarkRead More

KING Aims for R&B Royalty

KING Aims for R&B Royalty

October 28, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Supported by a mid-tempo beat, the balmy trio of KING’s voices cascaded over ethereal synth waves as a sweetly repeated “goodbye” grew in intensity. Setting the tone of the concert, the mesmerizing overture to a mashup of “Mister Chameleon/The Greatest” created a luxurious, dreamy mood that pervaded the L.A.-based band’sRead More

ALBUM REVIEW: “Head Carrier”

ALBUM REVIEW: “Head Carrier”

October 28, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Boston-based alt-rock group, The Pixies, are back with their second album since reuniting in 2004. With the departure of bassist and original member Kim Deal, The Pixies try to recreate the magic of the past in their latest release, “Head Carrier.” Though The Pixies attained the same fame in theRead More