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Enjoy Food, Fun and Sun at Monthly Truckeroo Festival

Granted, there could be worse places to spend three summer months than on the Hilltop, but trying to keep my days filled with excitement is a task all on its own.With a little effort (and some help from the guide’s Twitter), I was able to uncover some fun things, including[Read More…]

by June 18, 2012 0 comments The Guide
A Season of Blockbusters

A Season of Blockbusters

When the summer is too much to handle, there are few better escapes than a nice, cool movie theater. Though summer is short, this season is famous for featuring some of the best flicks of the year, and this summer is no different. Whether you’re looking for a follow-up to[Read More…]

by May 17, 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

New Releases // 3.23.12

“The Wave” Miiike Snow // Happy to You 3/5 stars With its latest single, Miike Snow has made up for the stigma associated with Swedish music. “The Wave” makes use of crooning vocals, provided by lead singer Andrew Wyatt, that lend the song a mellow tone. “Do It Like You” Diggy feat. Jeremih // Unexpected Arrival 3/5 stars[Read More…]

by March 23, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Ambitious Album Fails to Meet Expectations

After having been on hiatus more times than Coldplay, Cursive is back with their album I Am Gemini, a follow up to the band’s sixth album Mama, I’m Swollen. And since I’m not one to beat around the bush, let’s get down to the nitty gritty. First gaining traction in the late 1990s, the Omaha natives are[Read More…]

by February 2, 2012 0 comments The Guide

From Darkness to Light

Christine Nankinga is a child of Uganda. Like any child, Christine beams with all the hope and wonder of tomorrow. But as a child of Uganda, Christine deals with the consequences of an epidemic that has also affected the lives of 3.5 million children in Uganda. Christine is one of many young[Read More…]

by January 19, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Takin’ Jamaican to the Next Level

When people think of food in D.C., they typically don’t think of Caribbean cuisine — Ethiopian and American, perhaps, but definitely not Jamaican. I myself am Jamaican, and grew up with a patty shop around the corner and hardo bread always within reach. Looking for a little bit of home in D.C., I craved[Read More…]

by December 1, 2011 0 comments The Guide