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Concerts and Festivals: Editor’s Picks

May 23-24, 2016 – Mac DeMarco at the 9:30 Club Over the past 10 years, Canadian singer-songwriter Mac DeMarco has cultivated one of the most distinctive sounds of the indie genre, combining soft, echoing guitar arrangements with lazy, lo-fi vocals in what some have described as “slacker rock.” Earlier this[Read More…]

by May 19, 2017 0 comments Summer Highlights, The Guide
“Nostalgic for the Present,” Sia’s Hymn to Modernity

“Nostalgic for the Present,” Sia’s Hymn to Modernity

On Oct. 19, Australian singer-songwriter Sia brought “Nostalgic for the Present,”  her first-ever arena concert tour, to the Verizon Center. Blending powerful renditions of tracks from her newest album, “This Is Acting,” with impressive live production, the pop star put on a memorable show that left the thousands in attendance[Read More…]

Irreverence Reigns Supreme

Fresh off the release of her book, “The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo,” Amy Schumer has wasted no time getting back on the road with a nationwide stand-up tour. On Sept. 23, Schumer graced the stage of the Verizon Center with her typical fashion sense — painfully high heels[Read More…]

by September 30, 2016 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
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Junior forward Isaac Copeland averaged 11.1 points per game and 5.4 rebounds per game last season.

COMMENTARY: Poor Scheduling Frustrates Fans

As if Georgetown men’s basketball’s attendance numbers were not low enough — coming in at 8,879 per game last season, the second lowest figure since the 2005-06 season — the 2016-17 schedule will surely guarantee record lows. At first glance, the schedule seems incredibly rich in entertainment. Matchups against Maryland,[Read More…]

by September 20, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
McCartney Spans Entire Career In Verizon Show

McCartney Spans Entire Career In Verizon Show

As two pillars stood at either end of the Verizon Center stage, slowly rotating with bright, psychedelic colors, the scene was set for rock legend Paul McCartney to take the stage as part of his “One on One” world tour. The arena gradually filled with middle-aged people whose hair color[Read More…]

Spending and Splurging Around DC

Spending and Splurging Around DC

It’s the middle of the summer and that exclusive paid internship — the one that serves as the source of all your friends’ envy — has just paid you following two 40-hour weeks and a few overtime hours. It’s time to blow off some steam and treat yourself, and maybe[Read More…]

by May 20, 2016 0 comments Uncategorized

The Concerts to Catch This Summer

Georgetown is fortunately situated in the nation’s capital, a global epicenter of live music. Not only has the city inspired innumerable up-and-coming artists, but it also regularly plays host to the world’s top acts and most popular tours. This summer is no exception. For those looking to spend an evening[Read More…]

by May 20, 2016 0 comments The Guide
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British rock trio Muse pushed all visual and musical boundaries this week, delivering an energizing set at the Verizon Center, featuring hits such as “Starlight” and “Madness.”

Concert Review: Muse, ‘Drones’ World Tour

★★★★★ Just when you think the era of over-the-top arena acts has passed, British rock trio Muse continues to push the boundaries of the arena-rattling spectacle in support of its new album “Drones.” Expansive anthemic choruses, emotional vocals and legendary riffs accompanied a few dozen trucks’ worth of stage equipment[Read More…]

RAAB: Progress Threatens Culture

You can still see the name on the long gray and brown signs that come into focus as the train slows to a halt. But it is a subtitle. “Gallery Place” is the primary name of the Metro stop, then, after a dash, “Chinatown.” The station was renamed “Chinatown” in[Read More…]

by February 3, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
Men’s Basketball Preview 2014–2015

Men’s Basketball Preview 2014–2015

The Hoya’s annual Basketball Preview has everything to get you ready for the 2014-2015 Hoya basketball season: DSR’s Day Taking the reins, junior guard and co-captain D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera will determine how far the Hoyas go D’vauntes Smith-Rivera has a lot on his shoulders right now. Between being named the Big[Read More…]

by November 14, 2014 1 comment Basketball Preview 2014-2015, Sports