Articles tagged: culture


Opinion

Politics Over Prose?

Washington’s geographical center is saturated with Greek revival columns that tower over thousands of scurrying suits. Plaques, giant obelisks, and statues remind passersby that decisions of great political weight are... Read more

Podcasts

Untitled Leisure Project: Fissue Edition

In this episode, Devon O’Dwyer, Claire Goldberg, and Panna Gattyan talk about Panna’s role as a designer for the Fashion Issue and their favorite pop culture fashion icons. TV and... Read more

Halftime Leisure

In Defense of Visual Art

Who’s your favorite musician? Actress? What’s your favorite movie? Book? Almost everyone has a response to these questions. Kanye West. Keira Knightley. Star Wars. Harry Potter. Rarely do the answers... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Minimalism in the Modern World

The last few decades have witnessed the development of a profoundly influential philosophical movement that is tantamount to perceptions of the modern world, but was conceived over a hundred years... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Benoy Behl and the Art of Buddhism

From the moment I entered the Benoy Behl art exhibit, I was mesmerized by the colorful contrast of eye-catching art pieces that lined the stark white exhibit walls. The photographs... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Free in DC: Part IV, The Hillwood Museum

Sometimes, you feel the urge to go back in time. Back to the time of grand mansions and artfully kept gardens; the time of opulently shiny wallpaper, pastels, elaborate china,... Read more