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Charli XCX Paves Way for Future of Pop on ‘Charli’

Charli XCX Paves Way for Future of Pop on ‘Charli’

★★★★☆ British pop singer Charli XCX mixes authentically human emotion with nonhuman, digital sounds to electrifying success on her latest album “Charli.” The project sees Charli return to her winning formula of leading with collaboration and boundary-pushing electronic pop; the singer is an artist and a curator of the future[Read More…]

by September 19, 2019 0 comments Guide - Top, Music, The Guide
SMITHSONIAN AMERICAN ART MUSEUM | Seattle-based Ginny Ruffner meticulously designed each plant present in the exhibit, and half of the experience is discovering each one through a digital screen.

‘Reforestation of the Imagination’ Combines Art With AR

Glass-sculpted tree trunks with bright, painted tree rings on gray rock formations fill a small exhibition room at the Renwick Gallery. Without the aid of the exhibit’s app, the room seems barren and as a whole underwhelming. The magic of the exhibit, however, lies in its use of augmented reality[Read More…]

Bullet Journals Highlight the Aesthetics of Study Culture

Bullet Journals Highlight the Aesthetics of Study Culture

The practice of crafting beautiful, meticulous notes and planners gained widespread traction online over the past five years, especially on online blogging platforms like Tumblr and Pinterest. Bullet journaling serves as a method of organization, and its inherently adaptable nature presents ample opportunities for personal, creative agendas that document more[Read More…]

by September 6, 2019 0 comments Guide - Top, Lifestyle, The Guide
@VAMPIREWEEKEND/INSTAGRAM | The alternative band delivered the same great production found on its albums, but Ezra Koenig's approach to high-energy songs left something to be desired.

Vampire Weekend Loses Vocal Passion at Merriweather Post Pavilion

With a venue packed from the front-row pit to the grassy lawns, the alternative band Vampire Weekend delivered a set that drew on nearly all of their decade-long discography. The alternative band continued its Father of the Bride Tour Aug. 29 at the Merriweather Post Pavilion, an amphitheater located in[Read More…]

by September 3, 2019 2 comments Concerts, Guide - Top, The Guide

Seniors Amplify Their Art With Dance Companies

Students at Georgetown University have used dance to tell powerful stories, build confidence and take care of themselves on campus by passionately expressing themselves through the art form with groups such as Black Movements Dance Theatre and Rangila. This physical medium can become a way to let out energy, form[Read More…]

@MASKANDBAUBLE/INSTAGRAM | The Mask and Bauble Dramatic Society is just one of Georgetown's student-run theater groups that foster creativity and self-expression while building community. Bradley Cooper (COL '97) was also involved in theater at Georgetown.

Campus Theater Groups Foster Creativity, Reflection

Whether through the theater and performance studies program or student-run groups like the Mask and Bauble Dramatic Society, GU Black Theatre Ensemble and Nomadic Theatre, theater productions help shape the experiences of many students by creating a channel for success outside of the academic sphere and providing new, daring opportunities[Read More…]

EMPRESS OF FACEBOOK | Kicking off her new tour at the Rock & Roll Hotel in Washington, D.C., Empress Of took the songs from her sophomore album and blended them into each other throughout the set. She mixed and changed her music with an air of coolness and flexibility that created a unique experience within the packed concert venue.

Empress Of Experiments With Her Music at DC Show

Electronic and alternative artist Empress Of launched her new tour at the Rock & Roll Hotel on H Street on Feb. 18 after the release of her new album “Us.” Wearing a dress she designed herself and her mother sewed, Empress Of, known off-stage as Lorely Rodriguez, seized control of[Read More…]


MØ’s Inconsistency Limits Depth in ‘Forever Neverland’

In Danish pop-artist MØ’s sophomore release, “Forever Neverland,” the singer goes on a musical quest of exploring youth but often gets lost in the oversaturated club tracks that frame her journey. After her smash-hit feature “Lean On” with Major Lazer and DJ Snake, MØ has been on the electronic-pop radar[Read More…]

by October 30, 2018 0 comments Music, The Guide

CHAMPIONS OF CHANGE: LGBTQ Activists Fight for University Recognition

In September 2007, a Georgetown University student was attacked by a group of men, including another Georgetown student, according to The Hoya and The Washington Examiner. The attackers yelled homophobic slurs at the victim, who suffered cuts, bruises and a broken thumb. The incident was just one example in a[Read More…]

by October 18, 2018 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide

Kelela Offers a Radical Reinterpretation of R&B on ‘TAKE ME A_PART, THE REMIXES’

Released on the one-year anniversary of her debut album, “Take Me Apart,” Kelela’s “TAKE ME A_PART, THE REMIXES” brings together a massive cast of producers, musicians and other artists to expand her creative universe and offer a collaborative and novel vision of music. The album boasts a near hour-and-20-minute runtime[Read More…]

by October 8, 2018 0 comments Guide - Top, Music, The Guide