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Pop-Up Magazine Brings Fleeting Power to Shared Experiences

Pop-Up Magazine Brings Fleeting Power to Shared Experiences

“If you’re someone who likes documentaries, podcasts, theaters, concerts, books…you’ll like our show. There’s a little bit of something for everyone.” These were big promises from Pop Up Magazine senior story producer and co-host Anita Badejo for a show that, on the surface, presented only a person speaking at the[Read More…]

by September 26, 2018 0 comments The Guide

Unpacking the Hidden Perils of Prescription Opioids

The experiences of a young adult taking the drug Vicodin after a wisdom tooth operation and of another person injecting heroin into their blood stream may appear like drastically different scenarios. But while both drugs are opiates — drugs with morphine-like effects derived from opium — and have similar effects[Read More…]

by February 21, 2018 0 comments Drug Issue, Guide - Top, The Guide
ELEANOR TOLF FOR THE HOYA

Perry’s, a Japanese restaurant in Adams-Morgan, is a local mainstay famous for its drag queen-inspired Sunday brunch. The food itself is underwhelming for its price, but the atmosphere is the main draw.

Brunch With Flair

★★★★☆ Don’t we all love brunch deep down, despite its reputation? Minus the title, it is simply breakfast that lets you sleep in and start drinking (age permitted) before noon. Brunch cuts out the pesky waiting period between breakfast and lunch, combining the two into one glorious chow-down. Perry’s, an[Read More…]

JOHN CURRAN/THE HOYA

‘War With the Newts’ is a work of historical allegory veiled in science fiction.

‘War With the Newts’ Gives Unique Take on Oppression

Standing at the podium is a student, seemingly uncostumed, making a normal speech about the horrors of texting and flash photography during the play. As he introduces the production, small details begin to show that this announcement is not so ordinary after all. He mentions recent historical events that sound[Read More…]

ELEANOR TOLF FOR THE HOYA

At Prequel, chefs are given a chance to showcase their products before expanding to a restaurant of their own in a pop-up restaurant.

A Trip to DC’s First ‘Restaurant Incubator’

★★★★☆ It’s like eating in a real-life shark tank. No, not the aquarium full of vicious predators. I’m talking about that ABC show about entrepreneurship that has found an unexpected but loyal following throughout the country. Restaurants in big cities are always on a cycle, often opening up shop for[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
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Movie Review: ‘Room’

★★★★☆ Lenny Abrahamson’s new film, “Room,” based on Emma Donoghue’s novel of the same title, tells the story of 25-year-old Joy, or “Ma,” who was kidnapped at age 13 and held hostage for 12 years in a 100-square- foot room. While Joy, played by Brie Larson, spent enough time growing[Read More…]