Articles by: Dani Guerrero

Celebrating Student Plays: DBMOAF

Celebrating Student Plays: DBMOAF

In collaboration with Georgetown’s Department of Performing Arts, the Mask and Bauble Dramatic Society presents the Donn B. Murphy One Acts Festival. Celebrating its 31st edition, the festival took place Feb. 16 to 18 and Feb. 23 to 25 at 8 p.m. at Poulton Hall Stage III. Featuring two plays[Read More…]

ANNA KOVACEVICH/THE HOYA
The title of Black Movement Dance Theater’s spring show “Defiance” was chosen to reflect the current state of the black community in the United States, and to emphasize the importance of empowerment. Student directors hope the show will facilitate dialogue.

BMDT Breaks Barriers Through Dance

In celebration of its 35th anniversary, Georgetown’s Black Movements Dance Theater presents “Defiance,” the company’s final production for the 2016-17 season. The dance concert, “an exploratory journey of truth and celebration,” will take place at 8:00 p.m. from Feb. 24 to 25 at the Gonda Theater. The self-producing company has[Read More…]

Restaurant Review: Jaleo

Restaurant Review: Jaleo

480 7th St. NW | Cuisine: Spanish |  $$$ Culinary innovator José Andrés strives for perfection in each of his 27 award-winning restaurants around the country and the world. Famous for his avant-garde cuisine, Andrés established Jaleo in Penn Quarter to celebrate his Spanish roots. Employing daring creativity in elevating[Read More…]

by February 10, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY

The purpose of the Engelhard Project is to incorporate topics relating to student wellness into academic discourse in order to produce a more comprehensive and contemplative curriculum. Entering its 12th year, the program engages students and faculty from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds.

The Engelhard Project: Healthy Learning, Healthy Living

The Engelhard Project celebrates its 12th anniversary as one of Georgetown’s hallmarks of undergraduate education. Launched by the Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship in 2005, it has helped students “create meaningful connections” between their intellectual pursuits and personal experiences and “infuse wellness” into their curriculums. “The project[Read More…]

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
ALL IN SERVICE DC

FEATURE: All in Service DC

In a time of heightened tensions and polarized views, the value of inclusive messaging seems greater than ever. With this in mind, service industry veterans Amanda Carpenter and Alaina Dyne launched All in Service D.C., a volunteer-led initiative committed to celebrating D.C.’s diversity. More than 105 local businesses in the[Read More…]

by January 20, 2017 0 comments Features, The Guide
DANI GUERRERO/THE HOYA

Restaurant Review: Carmine’s

425 7th St. NW | Cuisine: Italian American | $$$ | ★★★☆☆ Tourists strolling around D.C. can restore their energies at Carmine’s, Penn Quarter’s largest restaurant. The family-style eatery comprises over 20,000 square feet and includes nine private rooms, with room for more than 700 diners. The late restaurateur Arthur Cutler[Read More…]

by January 20, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
ZOCALO PLAZA, NEAR TEMPLO MAYOR AND THE NATIONAL CATHEDRAL | COURTESY OF FRIDA SANTIAGO

24 Hours in Mexico City

Mexico City’s layered history, massive population and undeniable charm come together to create a dynamic, fascinating spot for travelers. Its world-class museums, incredible gastronomy and colorful neighborhoods could keep you busy for months, but just a day in Mexico City is enough to give visitors a peek into a vibrant,[Read More…]

Setting the Bar

For the first time since its founding in 1948, the Organization of American States – an international organization that aims to foster regional solidarity and cooperation in the Americas – kept a close eye on the U.S. presidential election in hopes of standardizing a democratic culture among member states. The[Read More…]

by November 18, 2016 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide
Restaurant Review: Oyamel: Mexican Foodies’ Brightest Star

Restaurant Review: Oyamel: Mexican Foodies’ Brightest Star

Like other Mexican expatriates in the United States, my yearning for authentic Mexican fare is often thwarted by the gap between serious regional Mexican cooking and Tex-Mex. For those like myself seeking Mexican food without the unnecessary mountains of sour cream and cheese characteristic of Americanized Mexican dishes, Penn Quarter’s[Read More…]

by November 18, 2016 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide