Amy Guay

Amy was an American Studies Major and a staff writer for the Voice. In her tenure, she served as Multimedia Editor, Leisure Editor, and Halftime Leisure Editor. One time she saw Cate Blanchett on Broadway.


The Heiress Dissects the Psyche of a Woman on the Verge

Two women—one skittish and delicate, the other older and boisterous—contemplate the purpose of life as they lounge in a lavish 19th-century parlor. The young woman offers an answer: “It is... Read more


Let Freedom Ring! Exhorts Radical Love and Resiliance Through Song

The 17th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Let Freedom Ring Celebration, presented by Georgetown University in collaboration with The Kennedy Center, began with an accusation of inequity. Over an original... Read more


At Arena Stage, Indecent is a Requiem for Art’s Endurance

Ghosts come alive at the start of Arena Stage’s production of Indecent, the dust rising from the actors’ heavy overcoats in poetic plumes. Lemml (Ben Cherry, bearded and earnest) serves... Read more

The Reel Pulpit

The Reel Pulpit: A Star is Born

In this episode, Leisure writers Dajour Evans, Katie Randolph, Amy Guay, and Caitlin Mannering discuss the film A Star Is Born. They talk Oscar prospects, hot takes, and Georgetown alum Bradley Cooper.... Read more


The Favourite is a Carnal, Comical Survival of the Fittest

Beneath layers of starched pleats and prim petticoats, the trio of well-stationed women who animate the ornate corridors of director Yorgos Lanthimos’ latest have claws. But this is no mere... Read more


Concert Preview: Lake Street Dive, Nov. 9, The Anthem

Brooklyn-based band Lake Street Dive will bring their soulful blend of jazzy pop to The Anthem on Friday, Nov. 9. With a retro energy that translates into irresistible concerts, the... Read more

Taste Test

Taste Test: Trader Joe’s

In this episode of Taste Test, Devon O’Dwyer, Claire Goldberg, Caitlin Mannering, and Amy Guay taste and rank an assortment of Trader Joe’s fall items.


Concert Preview: Kali Uchis, Oct. 10, 9:30 Club

Four months out from playing a genre defying set at Tennessee’s Bonnaroo (where she was the only lead performer with a Latin radio hit), Colombian-American singer-songwriter Kali Uchis will return... Read more


A Star Is Born Crystallizes the Transcendent and Timeless

Late into the final act of A Star Is Born, a character observes, “There’s only 12 notes, and the octave repeats. All an artist can do is offer the world... Read more


Boots Riley’s Sorry to Bother You Radicalizes Movie Magic

There is a scene in Sorry to Bother You — the much hyped debut film from multihyphenate screenwriter-director Boots Riley — wherein our protagonist Cassius Green (Lakeith Stanfield) is obliged... Read more