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Clarkson Originals Get Festive

By Breana Moret Hoya Staff Writer Published: Friday, November 8, 2013 Updated: Friday, November 8, 2013 00:11 4/5 stars Like the decorations that appear earlier and earlier every year in stores, Christmas albums have begun to encroach on Halloween’s October territory. And while I don’t believe in listening to Christmas music before Thanksgiving,[Read More…]

by November 8, 2013 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
Folk-Rock Band Blows Fans Away

Folk-Rock Band Blows Fans Away

As a fan of the Avett Brothers, I have been following their career for a while now. They’ve got the folk-rock combination down pat and their eighth studio album,Magpie and the Dandelion, is a great addition to their already impressive repertoire. The latest venture for the North Carolina trio stands in stark[Read More…]

by October 11, 2013 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
Perrys ‘Pioneer’ Dark Country Sound

Perrys ‘Pioneer’ Dark Country Sound

4/5 Stars Three years have passed since the country world lovingly embraced The Band Perry and its debut album of the same name. Although it’s been a long time coming, their sophomore record more than lives up to expectations. The sibling trio infuses both pop and rock throughout the album,[Read More…]

by April 10, 2013 0 comments The Guide
McGraw’s Album Mixes Light-Hearted and Heartfelt

McGraw’s Album Mixes Light-Hearted and Heartfelt

On his eleventh studio album, Tim McGraw recaptures his own freedom as he experiments with a variety of sounds after switching to new record label Big Machine Records. For a man who’s been active in the country music scene for over 20 years, it’s impressive that he can continue to[Read More…]

by February 8, 2013 0 comments The Guide

New Releases

‘Suit & Tie’ | Justin Timberlake ft. Jay-Z 5/5 Stars It was a great couple weeks for comebacks, and none could be better than the return of JT. His first new song in six years features Jay-Z, no less. The song shows off Timberlake’s incredible vocal range, hitting both high[Read More…]

by January 18, 2013 0 comments The Guide

New Releases

‘Suit & Tie’ | Justin Timberlake ft. Jay-Z 5/5 Stars It was a great couple weeks for comebacks, and none could be better than the return of JT. His first new song in six years features Jay-Z, no less. The song shows off Timberlake’s incredible vocal range, hitting both high[Read More…]

by January 18, 2013 0 comments Opinion

New Rom-Com Fails to Score

3/5 stars Romantic comedies are not only notoriously disposal and identical to one another, but they’re short, fluffy and require a necessary understanding that they in no way resemble reality. The newest rom-com on the circuit, Playing for Keeps, does not depart from this standard. There are no surprises: deadbeat dad comes back[Read More…]

by December 7, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Taking a New Look at a Cinema Legend

Creepy and fascinating, Hitchcock was an unexpected delight to watch. I am admittedly not well versed in the world of Alfred Hitchcock, but the movie was extremely well acted and full of clever nods to Hitchcock’s quirks and movies, even though I was only aware of that due to the knowing laughter[Read More…]

by November 24, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Greek Eatery Packs Small Plates With Taste

5/5 stars $$ Cava Mezze is one of my most recent discoveries, and I admit that I’m a little obsessed. I heard about Cava through word of mouth, which is how it has become one of the most popular restaurants in the District. A Mediterranean-style restaurant with a focus on very simple and flavorful[Read More…]

by November 16, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Collegiate A Cappella Hits a High Note

The D.C. A Cappella Festival — abbreviated as DCAF and pronounced like the coffee variety — returns to campus for its 21st year this Saturday. Don’t let the name fool you: The performance will give you goosebumps and a jolt of energy. The Phantoms and the GraceNotes organize the event to showcase some of the most talented and[Read More…]

by November 2, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News