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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…]

Fans, Industry Debate Response to Artists’ Misconduct

Fans, Industry Debate Response to Artists’ Misconduct

On Oct. 5, 2017, The New York Times published a story describing decades of sexual harassment perpetrated by Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein. The scandal is considered the spark that led to the viral spread of the #MeToo movement. Originally coined by civil rights activist Tarana Burke in 2006, the movement’s[Read More…]

by October 25, 2018 0 comments Guide - Top, Music, The Guide
Native American Tradition Meets Modern Aesthetics in Jeffrey Gibson’s ‘DON’T MAKE ME OVER’

Native American Tradition Meets Modern Aesthetics in Jeffrey Gibson’s ‘DON’T MAKE ME OVER’

‘As cold rain drowned the streets outside with somber, gray tones, Jeffrey Gibson’s “DON’T MAKE ME OVER” infused Georgetown University’s newly built exhibition space with vibrant colors and sound. The Maria & Alberto De La Cruz Art Gallery, under construction since February 2018, made its debut this fall in the[Read More…]

COURTESY NINA YOUNG Students displayed an art piece countering anti-Semitic vandalism for one day in Red Square on Oct. 17, 2017. The artists and university administrators are now seeking a long-term location for the installation.

Students Seek Long-Term Location for Graffiti Art Installation

Students are working with Georgetown University administrators to find a long-term location for the Love In”stall”ation, a one-day art installation created October 2017 in the wake of anti-Semitic and misogynistic graffiti found in LXRHall and Village C West in September 2017. On four separate occasions, swastikas were graffitied on surfaces[Read More…]

by September 21, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GOODMOVIES ENTERTAINMENT

‘Kusama: Infinity’ Paints a Vivid Picture of Yayoi Kusama’s Troubled Life

“Kusama: Infinity,” a whimsically crafted documentary following top-selling female Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, explores every brushstroke of her career and dark corner of her deeply afflicted mind. The film’s attention to visual detail, combined with a vibrant storyline, makes “Kusama: Infinity” a riveting watch. The film, directed by Heather Lenz,[Read More…]

by September 16, 2018 0 comments Movies, The Guide
ELIZA PHILLIPS FOR THE HOYA
An Art exhibit celebrating the lives of the GU 272 went on display Tuesday morning. Mélisande Short-Colomb, one of the principal organizers, said she hopes this raises awareness in the Georgetown community about the university's history with slavery and prevents current dialogue from dying out.

Art Celebrating GU272 on Display in Red Square

Student-made artwork honoring the lives of the 272 slaves sold by Georgetown in 1838 were hung in Red Square on Tuesday morning. The art installation, which, weather permitting, will be taken down on Friday, was created as part of the GU272 campaign that began in 2015. Mélisande Short-Colomb (COL ’21),[Read More…]

by September 7, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
KUNA MALIK HAMAD / FOR THE HOYA
The Maria & Alberto de la Cruz Art Gallery's first exhibit will showcase the art of Choctaw-Cherokee Native American artist Jeffrey Gibson beginning on Sept. 27.

New Art Gallery Focused on Modern Contemporary Art Opens

The Maria & Alberto de la Cruz Art Gallery opened Aug. 27 on the first floor of the Edmund A. Walsh Building, featuring a mix of Georgetown student artwork, travelling exhibitions and historical artwork from museums around the Washington, D.C area. After almost six months of construction, the gallery plans[Read More…]

by August 31, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ZENITH GALLERY

‘What’s Real to You’ at the Zenith Gallery Explores Realism and the Human Form

Walking into the Zenith Gallery’s Iris Street location in northwest Washington, D.C., can feel a little like accidentally falling down a rabbit hole and finding yourself in Wonderland. From the sidewalk, it looks like a suburban house with a mown lawn, the door left unlocked. Crossing the threshold is thus[Read More…]

by August 29, 2018 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
SOCIETY OF THE CINCINATTI

7 Things to Do in DC This Summer

Nat Geo Nights The National Geographic Museum opens in the evening for special programming on the third Thursday of each summer month. The activities for guests include a happy hour featuring trivia, music, food and drinks, followed by talks with National Geographic scientists, conservationists and storytellers, known as National Geographic[Read More…]

ALIA KAWAR FOR THE HOYA

‘Do Ho Suh: Almost Home’ at the Smithsonian American Art Museum Explores Belonging in the East and the West

Experiences are not always shared — but the concept of home is universal. At “Do Ho Suh: Almost Home” at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Korean artist Do Ho Suh recreates his memory of his homes in Korea and the United States through colorful and diaphanous fabric installations. The exhibit,[Read More…]

by April 24, 2018 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide