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Alum Shines Light on Boxing Program in ‘They Fight’

Part of the FOX Sports Films documentary series “MAGNIFY,” the Andrew Renzi-directed “They Fight” tells the story of the Lyfe Style Boxing program in a neighborhood in Washington, D.C.’s Ward 8. The film follows young boxers Ragahleak “Peanut” Bartee, Quincey Williams and Lamar “Twin” Odom while coaches Walt Manigan and[Read More…]

by January 17, 2019 1 comment Guide - Top, The Guide
NOVEL IDEAS: New Insights Into an Old Poem

NOVEL IDEAS: New Insights Into an Old Poem

Every New Year’s Eve at midnight, after the luminous multicolored ball drops and couples exchange their midnight kisses, a familiar question can be heard echoing throughout throngs of partygoers: “Should auld acquaintance be forgot and never brought to mind?” This question, which readers may recognize as the first line of[Read More…]

by January 17, 2019 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
AFTER HOURS: Chinese-Korean Cuisine Redefined in CHIKO

AFTER HOURS: Chinese-Korean Cuisine Redefined in CHIKO

Chinese-Korean cuisine is a distinct marker of childhood for most Koreans. Often consisting of jjajangmyun — black bean paste noodles — and sweet and sour pork, Chinese-Korean is a cheap source of culinary familiarity to Koreans, much like Mexican takeout is to Americans.  The Washington, D.C.-based restaurant CHIKO, on the[Read More…]

by January 17, 2019 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide
STX Entertainment

‘Second Act’ Surprises and Touches Audiences

★★★★☆ Helmed by the incredible Jennifer Lopez, “Second Act” charms audiences with an inviting plot perfect for this holiday season. Director Peter Segal returns with the new comedy about Lopez’s Maya, a big-box store worker in New York who manages to reinvent her life and get hired by one of[Read More…]

by January 16, 2019 0 comments Guide - Top, Movies, The Guide
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O.A.R. Electrifies The Anthem With Powerful Performance

As Christmastime snuck up on Washington, D.C., O.A.R., which stands for Of a Revolution, came back to its home turf to prove once again that the band is a phenomenal live act. Walking down the beautiful D.C. Wharf on the evening of Dec. 15, the crowd stood out around The[Read More…]

by January 12, 2019 0 comments Concerts, Guide - Top, The Guide
Warner Bros

‘Fantastic Beasts’ Lacks Substance, Disappoints Fans

★★☆☆☆ “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” originally excited “Harry Potter” fans with its promise to bring audiences back to their favorite fictional place: Hogwarts. Yet, viewers anticipating an exhilarating return to the magical world of the famed school will be disappointed by the second installation of J.K. Rowling’s spin-off[Read More…]

by December 7, 2018 0 comments Guide - Top, Movies, The Guide
Georgetown Dance Company Excites in Fall Showcase

Georgetown Dance Company Excites in Fall Showcase

Seventeen dancers emerged from the darkness, wearing simple leotards amid a sparsely illuminated, bare stage. Anticipation reverberated onstage as introductions were made. The applause subsided into silence, and the dancers assumed their positions. The annual Georgetown University Dance Company works-in-progress showcase had begun. “Journey,” the name of this year’s showcase,[Read More…]

Travis Scott Brings ‘Astroworld’ to Capital One Arena

Travis Scott Brings ‘Astroworld’ to Capital One Arena

Rap superstar Travis Scott put on a show for the ages at Capital One Arena on Nov. 29, as part of his “Astroworld: Wish You Were Here” tour. Arguably hip-hop’s most dynamic showman, Scott performed on a stage designed to emulate the now-defunct Houston theme park Six Flags Astroworld. The[Read More…]

by December 7, 2018 0 comments Concerts, Guide - Top, The Guide
Photo by Mark Douet

‘An Inspector Calls’ Critiques Society’s Conscience

This article discusses suicide. Please refer to the end of the article for resources on campus. As the lights dimmed, bomb sirens roared and fog emerged in the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Sidney Harman Hall on Nov. 26; the audience was transported to 1912 England. Coupling comedy with death and opulence[Read More…]

by December 7, 2018 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide, Theatre
Georgetown Expands the Visual Arts Experience

Georgetown Expands the Visual Arts Experience

Just a decade ago, the art and art history department had just three art professors, two art historians, a music professor and a theater professor, according to John Morrell (COL ’73), director of undergradute studies in art. Today, 350 Georgetown students take a variety of art classes with core faculty[Read More…]

by December 6, 2018 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide