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Concert Preview: Chelsea Cutler, March 5, The Fillmore Silver Spring

The accomplished 23-year-old EDM and pop artist Chelsea Cutler will be bringing her bouncy, alternative sound to The Fillmore Silver Spring on March 5.  Released in January of this year,... Read more

Music

Father of All… Miscellany: Green Day’s New Album is Experimental, yet Lacking Direction

Just like its censored title, Father of All… (as opposed to Father of All Motherfuckers), Green Day’s new album feels oddly restrained and polished for punk rock. The band’s 13th... Read more

Performance

Histories Collide in Mother Road at Arena Stage

Stretching backstage and out of sight, the road—Mother Road—appears to last forever. It is the context for every event to unfold for the next two and a half hours, and... Read more

Performance

Improvfest 2020: Two Nights of Comedic Talent on Show

Each year, the Georgetown Improv Association (GIA) hosts Improvfest, a showcase of sorts that brings collegiate improv teams from all around the DMV and country to Bulldog Alley. The event... Read more

Performance

Mask and Bauble’s Hedda Gabler is a Gripping Tale of Love and Power

Hedda Gabler, presented by the Mask and Bauble Dramatic Society and directed by Margaret Gleason (COL ’22), is an uncompromising work of art. As the lights cast a dim sunlight... Read more

Art

Age Old Cities Transforms Destroyed Past into a Haunting Virtual Journey

In a new, innovative take on what constitutes an art exhibit, the Sackler Gallery of Asian Art presents: Age Old Cities: A Virtual Journey from Palmyra to Mosul. Unlike any... Read more

Performance

Chris Distefano Brings Edgy Comedy to the Capital

From the beginning of Chris Distefano’s show, he seemed to immediately click with the audience. Between his impressions of millennial culture and the ease with which he talked about his... Read more

Performance

GUDC Spring Concert Creates Fervor Through Physicality

The minute that members of Georgetown University Dance Company (GUDC) take their places for rehearsal; they are no longer students. An intense focus grips their gaze as they immediately command... Read more

Movies

Birds of Prey is Pretty Freakin’ Fantabulous

Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) needs a fresh start. When we are reintroduced to the Suicide Squad antiheroine, she has just been dumped by her “puddin,” the Joker. Cocktail-drunk and heartbroken,... Read more

Movies

A Mobster Snitches on the Mafia in The Traitor

If there’s one thing I’ve learned from watching mob movies, it’s that you never snitch on the mafia. Killing people, stealing, selling drugs, infringing on other mobsters’ territories, or sleeping... Read more

Performance

Black Movements Dance Theatre Spring Concert Showcases Historical Icons and Modern Identities

It’s production week for Black Movements Dance Theatre (BMDT)’s upcoming Spring Dance Concert: Legends, Leaders, Warriors and Other Great Souls. Dancers dressed in all black are spread across the floor... Read more

Leisure

Concert Preview: Fitz and The Tantrums, Feb. 14, The Anthem

Indie-pop darlings Fitz and The Tantrums will bring their bright, funky alternative sound to The Anthem on Friday, February 14th.  The group’s current run promoting their latest record, All The... Read more

Movies

The Voice Predicts the 2020 Oscars

Best Picture by Abby Webster Who Will Win: 1917 Who Should Win: Parasite For a brief moment in 2017, we lived in a world where the Academy made good decisions. Last year’s Gr**n... Read more

Performance

Chimes to Celebrate Musical Tradition and Evolution in Cherry Tree Massacre

The sound of distant voices singing “I Dreamed a Dream” floated around the first floor of Reiss. Behind the large doors of Reiss 112, eight Chimes singers stood in a... Read more

Leisure

Concert Preview: Rex Orange County, Feb. 12, The Anthem

Rex Orange County will bring his brassy and alternative sound to The Anthem on Wednesday, February 12th. After over two years, Rex Orange County finally released his third studio album... Read more

Music

A Beautiful Wreck: Halsey’s Complicated Self-Portrait in Manic

“There’s an ancient saying that you have three faces: the first one you broadcast to the world, the second you show to those closest to you, and the last one... Read more

Performance

Life and Grief Inside An Acorn

“Optimism is an ugly word. It asks nothing of us.” “Pessimism is an ugly word. It asks nothing of us.” “I choose no words.” Two people stand on opposite sides... Read more

Music

Circles Reveals Infinite and Intimate Sides of Mac Miller

Vulnerability, struggle, and acceptance weave together to form the masterpiece that is Circles (2020), Mac Miller’s latest, and final, album. Thanks to producer Jon Brion, who acted on the request... Read more

Performance

Let Freedom Ring: A Celebration of Dreams and the Dreamwork

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a coalescence of the past, present, and future. Not only is it a celebration of a legendary man and the dreams he dared give... Read more

Performance

Running with The Wolves: Nomadic Theatre Production Explores Teenhood and Teamwork

“Quick hands! Quick hands!” The team captain, played by Bella Carlucci (COL ’23), yells to the goalie as the pair toss a soccer ball across the stage. Running past, the... Read more