Post Tagged with: "arts"

COURTESY BAILEY BRADFORD
“The Phantom Tollbooth” appeals to young children as well as more mature audiences, which will appreciate the production’s thoughtful message and universal theme.

FEATURE: ‘The Phantom Tollbooth’

From Georgetown’s Theater and Performance Studies Program and the student-led Nomadic Theatre comes the imaginative play “The Phantom Tollbooth,” running from Jan. 26 to Feb. 4 in the Davis Performing Arts Center. Written by Susan Nanus and based on Norton Juster’s 1961 children’s novel, the story follows a young boy,[Read More…]

by January 27, 2017 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide

EDITORIAL: Encouraging Hoya Creativity

As students scramble to secure internships before the summer, they may find their options falling into one of three categories: the lucrative but demanding financial and consulting services, the generally unpaid government and nonprofit work and the creative industries that lie between the other two. Financial and consulting services are[Read More…]

by January 27, 2017 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
RUN THE JEWELS, INC.

Album Review: ‘Run the Jewels 3’

★★★★★ In 2014, El-P and Killer Mike, known together as Run the Jewels, released “Run The Jewels 2.” On this incendiary, hard-nosed project, the acclaimed hip-hop duo envisioned a bleak future for the nation. Tracks like “Lie, Cheat, Steal” and “Angel Duster” took aim at corruption, unjust rulers and racism,[Read More…]

NAAZ MODAN FOR THE HOYA

Photo Essay: Craft

The typical Georgetown student does not exist. We live on a campus filled with dance groups, preprofessional organizations, acting troupes, creative writing clubs, a cappella groups and countless others, each with its own disciplines, its own tools of the trade. Craft is often painful, exhausting and disappointing. But true excellence[Read More…]

by October 9, 2015 0 comments Uncategorized
Nonprofit Serves Veterans

Nonprofit Serves Veterans

The Armed Services Arts Partnership, a nonprofit that mounts arts programs for veterans and military families, will begin offering a free veterans’ writing seminar and comedy boot camp at Georgetown this September. Specifically geared toward veterans at Georgetown, the programs will take the form of weekend-long workshops and will be[Read More…]

by September 15, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

The Show Must Go On

Last weekend’s Kickback Music and Arts Festival, organized by Students of Georgetown, Inc., Georgetown Week of Welcome and the Georgetown Program Board, might have struck some umbrella-toting passersby as a decidedly dreary affair. Yet, even as the day’s most violent rains lashed Copley Lawn, a small cluster of students remained.[Read More…]

by September 15, 2015 1 comment Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top, Uncategorized
File Photo: Sophie Faaborg-Andersen/The Hoya
The Black Movement Dance Theatre is inspired by historical figures like Martin Luther King Jr. to create powerful themes and emotions.

Social Justice Inspires Dance Showcase

Martin Luther King Jr.’s ideas of individual and social truths are the inspiration for the Black Movements Dance Theatre’s upcoming show, entitled “Truth Be Told.” Encompassing themes of love, sadness, resistance and oppression, the BMDT dancers and collaborators tell the stories of personal and collective truths. “As dancers, as artists,[Read More…]

ARTS COALITION FOR THE DUPONT UNDERGROUND
The Arts Coalition for the Dupont Underground will renovate abandoned streetcar tunnels to promote arts in the District.

Arts Coalition to Revive Abandoned Tunnels

The Arts Coalition for the Dupont Underground has begun renovating the abandoned streetcar tunnels under Dupont Circle to create a lively new space to showcase arts in the city. ACDU Founder Julian Hunt and Communications Consultant Braulio Agnese, who are spearheading the process, began their collaboration in 2010 after the[Read More…]

by January 23, 2015 0 comments City News, News
ISABEL BINAMIRA/THE HOYA
Art organizations around D.C. are mobilizing to support art in the District, such as that at Artist's Proof.

Coalition Aims to Promote DC Art

ArtsAction D.C., a new coalition pioneered by D.C. Councilmember David Grosso (I-At Large), aims to promote the growth, funding and support of arts in the District and provide a forum for collaboration among art-focused institutions. Grosso started the AADC coalition because he saw a need for more stable arts funding[Read More…]

by December 5, 2014 0 comments City News, News
COURTESY STUDENTS OF GEORGETOWN INC.
Kickback's website displays a countdown clock to the July 8 official announcement.

With Kickback, The Corp Aims to Establish New Tradition

Georgetown Day marks the end of the academic year, but its commencement has long been bereft of a singular tradition. Students of Georgetown Inc. aims to change that with Kickback, a daylong celebration of students’ return to campus. “We’re looking to plan a day for students in the fall to[Read More…]

by July 1, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News