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24 Hours in Dublin

Dublin is currently experiencing a period of significant economic and cultural growth. The walkable and tourist-friendly city is a fascinating amalgamation of old and new, blending tradition with modernity. You could spend months simply exploring all the nooks and crannies of culture and entertainment that the city has to offer,[Read More…]

by March 17, 2017 2 comments The Guide, travel

New Take on Old Classic

Tackling the realities of socio-economic struggles in rural Kentucky through a modern adaptation of the myth of Philomela, recent Georgetown graduate Olivia Duff’s (COL ’16) play “Appalachian Nightingale” captivated audiences at the Kennedy Center’s Page-to-Stage Festival this past weekend. The performance’s cast included current Georgetown students Mollie Rodgers (COL ’17),[Read More…]

Black Movements Dance Theatre used a variety of styles in their spring show.

In Varied Forms, Art Provokes Challenging Conversations

This past academic year, Georgetown students struggled with national issues such as race relations, as well as personal issues of mental health and safety. While much of this dialogue took place in classrooms, Gaston Hall and Red Square, students also explored these themes through art. The following pieces highlight three[Read More…]

Suzanna Simon and Bettina Stern have become popular farmer’s market vendors. The two plan to open up a vegetarian restaurant this summer.

Vegetarian Tacos Burst with Business Potential

Suzanne Simon, along with friend and business partner Bettina Stern, has co-founded one of the most popular stands at Washington, D.C. farmers markets, including Georgetown’s own, and is currently in the process of opening up an inaugural restaurant in Georgetown. Chaia’s fresh, farm-to-table vegetarian tacos have become so popular with[Read More…]

by April 17, 2015 0 comments Features, The Guide
This month, the highly anticipated Filmfest D.C. will bring together a variety of international feature and short films.

The Cinematic Season

Coinciding with the famed cherry blossoms reaching peak bloom, film premieres and festivals proliferate in Washington, D.C. More than 2,000 miles from Hollywood, the city may not be considered the prime magnet for film production — yet these old and new cinematic endeavors are turning the area into a temporary[Read More…]

by April 10, 2015 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide
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The Black Movement Dance Theatre is inspired by historical figures like Martin Luther King Jr. to create powerful themes and emotions.

Social Justice Inspires Dance Showcase

Martin Luther King Jr.’s ideas of individual and social truths are the inspiration for the Black Movements Dance Theatre’s upcoming show, entitled “Truth Be Told.” Encompassing themes of love, sadness, resistance and oppression, the BMDT dancers and collaborators tell the stories of personal and collective truths. “As dancers, as artists,[Read More…]