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Lively Spot Dishes Up Latin Heat and Beat

Lively Spot Dishes Up Latin Heat and Beat

If you’re looking for a relatively inexpensive Pan-Latin food joint where you can have a Latin-style dinner, drink and dance all in one place and in that order, then Cafe Citron inDupont Circle is your best bet. A veritable establishment with a long history and reputation in the District, Cafe Citron[Read More…]

by April 18, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Space Age Concept, Stone Age Result

2 stars In Luc Besson’s latest film Lockout, governments look to outer space as the next logical step for the penitentiary system, leading to unimaginable consequences. The year: 2076 — the not-so-distant future. Countries have the technology and the means to operate and thrive among the stars. Above the unsuspecting Earth, the United[Read More…]

by April 18, 2012 0 comments The Guide
French Duo’s Latest Album is Full of Hot Air

French Duo’s Latest Album is Full of Hot Air

In 1902 the short film Le Voyage dans la Lune (A Trip to the Moon) was released. The film is considered one of the most important movies ever created, and this past year it was completely revamped. The film was rereleased in hand-painted color and, additionally, the Groupama GanFoundation for the Cinema and the Technicolor Foundation decided that the[Read More…]

by February 17, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Improvisation Sensation on the Stage

Beginning on Feb. 10, the Georgetown Improv Association produced two nights of unscripted, impromptu comedy that left the audience roaring with laughter. The improv troupe is quickly outgrowing its usual performance site in Bulldog Alley and made the move to Gaston Hall on Friday night to accommodate its larger-than-normal audience. ImprovFest is one of the oldest improv festivals in[Read More…]

by February 17, 2012 0 comments The Guide
‘Putnam County Spelling Bee’ Wins First Prize

‘Putnam County Spelling Bee’ Wins First Prize

“When Jesus found out the myrrh was regifted, he called the Wise Men ‘Jews.’” That joke is not the latest comment to get Mel Gibson into trouble, but rather a line from Mask & Bauble’s most recent production, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” a musical that depicts six elementary school kids as[Read More…]

by February 17, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Play Speaks to Women’s Rights

in Feb. 11, 2012, Zoë Lillian (COL ’12), Alex End (SFS ’15) and Emily Bertsche (SFS ’12) successfully directed one of the most entertaining and informative plays of the year, “The Vagina Monologues.” As if the title were not revealing enough, this atypical play featured a series of 12 monologues, each performed by a different actress with[Read More…]

by February 17, 2012 0 comments The Guide
Indie Rockers Descend from the Top

Indie Rockers Descend from the Top

Of Montreal, an indie band from Athens, Ga., has made a name for itself by mixing esoteric chamber pop with personal and introspective lyrics.  However, on the band’s latest work, Paralytic Stalks, it has gone too far, leaving an album that confuses and disappoints more than it provokes. Paralytic Stalks opens with[Read More…]

by February 9, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Shining Light on a Revolution

Revolution. Dismantlement. Recovery. Election. This is the way much of the world has viewed the political upheaval in the Middle East, particularly in Egypt: like a never-ending newsreel, one event after another. However, the fragile situation in Egypt is very real, vibrant and eerie at the same time. It is[Read More…]

by February 9, 2012 0 comments The Guide

‘Luck’: A Good Bet for Best New Show

Trying to find a new television show to watch? All out of luck? Well, here is the answer to your problems:”Luck.” Puns aside, the simple fact of the matter is that “Luck” is the best new television show since, likely, HBO’s own “Boardwalk Empire” premiered in 2010. And was there[Read More…]

by February 9, 2012 0 comments The Guide

This is Why America Eats

It was no coincidence that America Eats opened last year on July 4. Yet another culinary creation of José Andrés (Jaleo, Cafe Atlantico), this eatery offers diners a modern take on fine dining from America in the 1930s. Coinciding with the opening of the exhibit at the National Archives of the same name,[Read More…]

by February 3, 2012 0 comments The Guide