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2017’s Top Political Television Episodes

2017’s Top Political Television Episodes

‘Master of None’ — ‘Thanksgiving’ “Thanksgiving,” an episode from Netflix’s critically acclaimed second season of “Master of None,” was written by starring actress Lena Waithe and was based on the story of coming out to her own mom, played in the show by seasoned actress Angela Bassett. Directed by Melina[Read More…]

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Making Them Laugh: Comedy and Politics

Comedy has long been an avenue for people to express their personal and political beliefs. The rise of late-night comedy shows that deal with political issues reflects our nation’s widespread engagement with politics. Political comedy can be interpreted in two ways: as making light of a serious situation or illustrating[Read More…]

Political Voices Move the Film Industry Forward

Political Voices Move the Film Industry Forward

The United States is home to millions of people with distinct identities and rich stories to tell. Unfortunately, these stories are sometimes lost in translation; it can be difficult to understand the perspectives of people with such distinctly different backgrounds. But film has the power to foster an understanding of[Read More…]

DC Talks Conference Fosters Dialogue on the Arts

DC Talks Conference Fosters Dialogue on the Arts

The capital city is not just a political hub, but also a thriving center of arts, music and journalism. The D.C. Talks conference, hosted by the Georgetown University Music Program in partnership with the Music Policy Forum, Listen Local First and 202Creates on Oct. 28 in the Lohrfink Auditorium, sought[Read More…]

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Exploring Korean-American Narratives Through ‘Evolving’

Dani Guerrero is a Hoya Staff Writer. Today, the United States is home to nearly two million Korean-Americans, many of whom have spent part of their youth in Korea. The narratives of Korean-Americans are shaped both by Korean tradition as well as elements of modern Western culture. The Korean Cultural Center[Read More…]

by September 12, 2017 1 comment Features, Guide - Top, The Guide
FRAME OF REFERENCE: Art at Work

FRAME OF REFERENCE: Art at Work

Home caregivers, fast food workers and adjunct faculty work all in multibillion-dollar industries yet struggle for livable wages and fair labor practices. Artists are no exception. The arts are affected by the vulnerability, instability and elitism in the economy as defined and measured by current econometrics. Artists must often work[Read More…]

by July 15, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
FRAME OF REFERENCE: Developing a Stronger Arts Curriculum

FRAME OF REFERENCE: Developing a Stronger Arts Curriculum

Prior to the 19th century, to study the arts was akin to acquiring a vocation. The novice trained with a master and, over years, evolved from apprentice to journeyman to master in his or her own right. This vocational practice, known as the atelier system, plunged beginners into the practice[Read More…]

by June 23, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
Celebrating the Kennedy Center’s Centennial

Celebrating the Kennedy Center’s Centennial

As part of a yearlong celebration commemorating former President John F. Kennedy’s 100th birthday, the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts hosted a cross-cultural open house on Saturday, May 27. The 10-hour event featured over 30 performances, highlighting a diverse selection of artistic forms, from ballet to skateboard performance art,[Read More…]

by June 6, 2017 0 comments The Guide
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Arts Week features a series of displays, events and activities designed to celebrate the Arts at Georgetown.

Following Absence, Arts Week Returns to Celebrate Arts on Campus

The fourth annual Georgetown University Arts Week started March 27 with a series of shows, events and activities designed to celebrate and shed light on the artistic community on campus. This year’s Arts Week marks the return of the program following an absence last year, due to a lack of[Read More…]

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The Gilded Stage

Every year, film aficionados look forward to winter — not just for snow or the holidays but for their moment in the sun. The movie buff’s Super Bowl and the cinephile’s March Madness, the Academy Awards are the denouement of the film awards season that begins in November with the[Read More…]