Summer Highlights

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Recent and Upcoming Music Releases

Recent Releases ‘Lemonade’ — Beyonce This surprise release took the music world by storm with hints at Jay-Z’s infidelity and an outstanding vocal performance by Queen B. Released alongside an hour-long short film, “Lemonade” serves as a soundtrack of pain, regret, confusion and, most of all, triumph. Venturing from soul to[Read More…]

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Museum Exhibits Around the District

1. CNN Politics Campaign 2016: Like, Share, Elect ($22.95) (Newseum) – Sixth Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW Capturing the rapidly changing landscape of contemporary political journalism is “CNN Politics Campaign 2016: Like, Share, Elect,” a partnership venture between the Newseum and CNN open until early 2017. The exhibit, incorporating interactive[Read More…]

Summer Guide 2016

Summer Guide 2016

  Fourth of July in the Capital There is no better place in America to celebrate the Fourth of July than the nation’s capital. If you’re here for the summer or just a long weekend, don your best patriotic attire, load up on water and check out our tips to[Read More…]

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Summer Guide 2015

The school year is busy and students rarely have an opportunity to genuinely explore the District and take part in everything that it has to offer. For those staying in D.C. over the summer, it is a great chance to get more from Washington, and The Hoya has outlined a[Read More…]

Across DC

Across DC

ADAMS MORGAN Adams Morgan Summer Concert Series When: Every Saturday until June 13, 2015, 5-7 p.m. Where: Corner of 18th St. NW and Columbia Road Price: Free Info: Facebook.com/pages/Adams-Morgan-Summer-Concert-Series The Adams Morgan Summer Concert Series is an outdoor concert series that runs for six consecutive weekends on the corner of[Read More…]

Exhibits

Exhibits

Take advantage of the cultural hub that D.C. is by checking out the summer’s most interesting exhibits. Seasonal Landscapes in Japanese Screens Freer Gallery of Art 1050 Independence Ave. SW On display through Sept. 7 Incorporating Chinese ink-painting techniques, these 16th- and 17th-century screens have a unique style while sustaining[Read More…]

Day on a Budget

Day on a Budget

Eating Around Town Any fun day spent in a big city includes indulging in the area’s available food, and Washington has great choices for the conscious spender. District Taco $$$$ Various locations One of the most famous cheaper food options is District Taco, with three different food truck locations in[Read More…]

Summer Movies

Summer Movies

As the semester ends, rejoice at all the free time on yours hands, and take advantage of the opportunity to get out of the heat and see some great films this summer. Science Fiction Science fiction fantasies star in this summer’s lineup, with a few highly anticipated movies finally arriving[Read More…]

What To Eat

What To Eat

D.C. is a great city for any foodie, so check out some of the best spots to eat in the District and some refreshing summer recipes. Breakfast Bite Wicked Waffle $$$$ 1712 I St. NW From savory sandwiches such as the Turkey Medley ($8.95) and the Croque Monsieur ($8.60) to[Read More…]

Festivals & Concerts

Check out some of the most exciting festivals and concerts coming to the city of Washington this summer. Sweetlife Festival When: May 30-31, 2015 Where: Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, Md. Price: $97.50 and up Info: sweetlifefestival.com The Sweetlife Festival began in 2010 in the parking lot of the Dupont Circle Sweetgreen with only 500[Read More…]