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Album Review: Walls

Album Review: Walls

Kings of Leon has broken its three-year hiatus with its seventh studio album, “WALLS,” released Oct. 14. With the new album, the Nashville rock band follows the recent ’80s revival trend in pop music, with pop megastars like Taylor Swift and alternative rockers like The 1975 alike embracing lush synth[Read More…]

The Best French Dessert You Have Never Had

With Baked and Wired, Sprinkles and Georgetown Cupcake located just beyond the front gates, Georgetown students have become routine cupcake aficionados. However, just a two-minute walk from Dupont Circle is the amusingly named Un Je Ne Sais Quoi, a new French bakery specializing in the merveilleux, a delicate cake consisting[Read More…]

ALBUM: ‘Beautiful Lies’

ALBUM: ‘Beautiful Lies’

Nineteen-year-old British singer Birdy, born Jasmine van den Bogaerde, is far from an up-and-coming act. The songstress has been firmly planted in the alternative pop scene since 2011, when she covered Bon Iver’s indie classic, “Skinny Love.” With the cover, Birdy not only introduced the song to a younger generation,[Read More…]


MOVIE: ‘Krisha’

★★★☆☆ “Krisha,” the directorial debut of Trey Edward Shults, is a pressure cooker of a film that immerses audiences in an emotionally charged family reckoning. Winner of both the Grand Jury and Audience Awards at the 2015 South by Southwest Film Festival, as well as an official selection of Critics’[Read More…]


A Hint of Japan’s Artistry on The Hilltop

On paper, Samu Boyne (SFS ’18) seems like your typical Georgetown student: He ismajoring in regional comparative studies and is originally from Dallas, Texas. However Boyne is an accomplished painter with a special interest in Japanese culture and the ability to make delicate artwork using coffee as paint. The Hoya[Read More…]

Fast Food Lacks Kick

Fast Food Lacks Kick

$$$$ ★★☆☆☆ Located in the heart of Georgetown, just a few steps from Baked and Wired, Moby Dick is a no-frills diner with a Mediterranean and Persian feel. It evokes the idea of simple, tasty food in a casual and relaxed environment. The atmosphere hints at quick but good quality[Read More…]

by September 18, 2015 1 comment Food & Drink

Album Review: ‘Sadnecessary’

★★★★☆ The chances are that if you have heard of Milky Chance, it has been because of “Stolen Dance.” The song now has almost 80 million views on YouTube and is a party staple. It also acted as the means by which Milky Chance broke into the American alternative market[Read More…]

by October 24, 2014 2 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide