Elizabeth Baker


Mask and Bauble’s Into the Woods Celebrates True Essence of Fairy Tales

Not all fairy tales result in the “happily ever after” that’s expected. Today’s generations are generally exposed to doctored folklore of the past — where Little Red Riding Hood is freed... Read more


Sopranos, Strings, and Symphonies: What Lies in Shadow

Before spending a night at the opera, I tend to research some of the production’s background information and context. Understanding the historical, political, and social implications of a performance, for example, allows... Read more


Nomadic’s The Metal Children Captivates through Controversy

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Lady Chatterly’s Lover, and Catcher in the Rye — what do these three books have in common? They have, at some point, been banned... Read more


GU Jazz Ensemble Delivers Christmas with a Twist in Performance of The Nutcracker Suite

Jazz is, ultimately, a purely American genre. With its roots in the South, jazz was originally a blend of Creole, French, and African American traditions (now known as the New... Read more


Newts Occupy Gonda Theater in Department’s Adaptation of War with the Newts

All newts are salamanders — but not all salamanders are newts. Celebrating their 10-year anniversary, Georgetown’s Department of Performing Arts launches its season with a world-premiere adaptation of Karel Čapek’s... Read more


The Balancing Act: Reflecting on the relationship between LGTBQ and Catholic communities at Georgetown

“I spent many nights lying awake in bed, knowing that my sexual orientation conflicted with official church teaching, and crying out of fear and sadness. I taught Sunday school, and... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Voice at Landmark: The Mowgli’s

There’s only one way to describe the Mowgli’s: bubbly. The California-based group stepped—jumped, rather—onto the Lincoln stage at Landmark filled with enthusiasm and positive vibes, eager to play for an... Read more


Francis in the District: Pope Canonizes Junípero Serra, Addresses Congress

Becoming the fourth pope to officially visit the United States, Pope Francis began his apostolic journey to America this past Tuesday, spending three days in Washington before traveling to New... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Halftime Brunch Bracket: Cafe Bonparte

As much as we all love the Georgetown experience, it’s sometimes nice to get off campus and explore other options – especially for brunch. But where do you go if... Read more

Halftime Leisure

The Operatic Friendzone

When most people think of opera, the plot goes a little something like this: boy meets girl, girl meets boy, both characters fall in love with one another in less... Read more