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New Exhibits Shine Across the District

New Exhibits Shine Across the District

One of the great, but often untapped, resources of the Washington, D.C. area is the concentration of art museums that are close by and easily accessible to students. There are plenty of continuing exhibitions that you should be sure to check out, especially at the Hirshhorn Sculpture Gallery and the Freer and Sackler Galleries,[Read More…]

by May 16, 2013 0 comments The Guide

Summer Music Preview

May 21: Daft Punk | ‘Random Access Memories’ The dynamic, helmet-clad French electronica duo behind “One More Time” and “Around the World” are back, and the expectations could not be higher. They haven’t really been around since 2005’s lukewarm Human After All unless you count the soundtrack for the 2010 film Tron: Legacy[Read More…]

by May 16, 2013 0 comments The Guide
Awesome Con: Nerds Strike Back

Awesome Con: Nerds Strike Back

Building any event from the ground up is no easy task, and for Ben Penrod, the man behind Awesome Con D.C., conceptualizing and planning Washington, D.C.’s first ever pop culture and comics convention has been a labor of local love. “This is the area I’m from,” Penrod said. “I know that there are[Read More…]

by April 16, 2013 0 comments The Guide
Bringing Classy Back

Bringing Classy Back

4/5 Stars One of the hallmarks of the American music industry is that artists are allowed the opportunity to advance from their early years to more mature, occasionally solo efforts. For some artists, like Britney and LiLo, the road to maturity is fraught with missteps and public meltdowns. For others, like[Read More…]

by March 15, 2013 0 comments The Guide

Theater Majors Present Senior Thesis Performances

Whether it’s an improv performance, a classical tragedy or a critically acclaimed musical, there is always a new student-run drama circulating at Georgetown. Home to the oldest collegiate theater society in the country — Mask & Bauble — and numerous other acting groups, the Hilltop boasts one of the most active and[Read More…]

by February 8, 2013 0 comments The Guide
Latin American

Latin American

Panas Gourmet Empanadas | 2029 P St. NW If you find yourself in Dupont Circle looking for some cheap and delicious eats, Panas should be at the top of your list. One of a few local options for delicious empanadas, these are not only the most authentic, but also among the least expensive. Coming in at around $2 a[Read More…]

by February 1, 2013 0 comments The Guide
Latin American

Latin American

Panas Gourmet Empanadas | 2029 P St. NW If you find yourself in Dupont Circle looking for some cheap and delicious eats, Panas should be at the top of your list. One of a few local options for delicious empanadas, these are not only the most authentic, but also among the least expensive. Coming in at around $2 a[Read More…]

by February 1, 2013 0 comments The Guide
Television Favorites from Across the Pond

Television Favorites from Across the Pond

A new disease has taken over the American television-viewing public: Anglophilia. This obsession with anything and everything British has partially been spawned by the increased accessibility of programs through internet platforms like Hulu and Netflix. Many of the names may be familiar — American television producers have tried many times to adapt[Read More…]

by February 1, 2013 0 comments The Guide

No Love for Ra Ra Riot’s New Sound

3/5 Stars It is a fairly common occurrence in the music world for a band to change its sound. Whether prompted by boredom, innovation, aging or necessity, musicians must constantly strive to be culturally relevant. Enter Ra Ra Riot. The band, best known for their orchestral indie-pop has taken a[Read More…]

by January 25, 2013 0 comments The Guide
Veteran Indie Rockers Don’t Fade Away

Veteran Indie Rockers Don’t Fade Away

When you hear a band name like Yo La Tengo, you may jump to a number of conclusions about its musical style. You might guess it produces contrived Spanish pop music or bombastic mariachi madness. In reality, though, Yo LaTengo does nothing of the sort. The Hoboken-based trio has been a critically acclaimed darling of the indie rock[Read More…]

by January 25, 2013 0 comments The Guide