Articles tagged: Leisure


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Concert Preview: Dr. Dog at the 9:30 Club

Though I once thought that Dr. Dog was a solo artist, the band consists of six members, two guitarists, a bassist, a drummer, a keyboardist, and a sixth member who... Read more

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Heems occupies gray area with single “Sometimes”

Two years after his Brooklyn native alternative hip-hop group broke up, former member Himanshu Kumar Suri— dubbed “Heems”— has foreshadowed his upcoming solo LP, Eat, Pray, Thug, by dropping the... Read more

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HONM: Weekend Reflections from a Rabbi

“When I am needed, I am needed. I pray that we learn to become more selfless in a place of selfies.” Rene, her husband Shane, and their three children came... Read more

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The Weekly List: 2014- An Indie Music Dream

2014 was a great year for music. Despite the fact that Kanye’s album did not drop, many others thankfully made up for that emotional blow. Indie music shined brightly through... Read more

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HONM: Aiden goes to the moon

Although Humans of New York (HONY), may have captured the hearts of Americans, who is to say that the tourists, politicians, food truck workers, and students of the National Mall... Read more

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Why Interstellar  Should Have Been Nominated For Best Picture

For many Christopher Nolan fans (or, as they prefer, “Nolanites”), the man can do no wrong. After all, Nolan is an oddity in contemporary Hollywood; he eschews using any forms... Read more

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Book Review: The Hope We Seek, Richard Shapero

One day in early October, young entrepreneurs handed out copies of a mysterious novel to innocent passersby meandering through Red Square. Perhaps you picked up a copy, or stopped long... Read more

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Critical Voices: Låpsley, Understudy

There’s something fascinating about individuals who find what speaks to them—what they intend to devote their life’s time and energies to—at a young age. 18 year-old Holly Lapsley Fletcher, the... Read more

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Messiah  redeems D’Angelo, Pop Culture and Georgetown

Che hangs on the wall of my dorm, and its not because Latin America’s version of Warhol’s Marilyn Diptych raises the dorm’s aesthetic. Truly, the reason for the poster is... Read more

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Jurassic World’s High Hopes

Though barely a blip on the geological timescale compared to its 65 million year-old subjects, the Jurassic Park film franchise turned 21 this year—and it couldn’t have picked a better... Read more

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Critical Voices: The Memories, Hot Afternoon

The Memories’ Hot Afternoon could not have been more appropriately named. After three self-produced albums from the Portland-based band, Hot Afternoon, their first studio album, contains exactly the kind of... Read more

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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

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The Weekly List: For your EDM friends

[8tracks url=”http://8tracks.com/mkb108/house-indie-peace-treaty” ] You are an Indie Alternative fan. Most people have not heard of the artists you listen to, and you like it that way. Unfortunately, being the one... Read more

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The Quest for the perfect burger: Burger Week

There comes a point in a person’s life when the desire to be a healthy, civil, and productive human being gives way to something much greater. When the fabric of... Read more

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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

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Spy Kids Review: Send in the Thumbs

Memories are so often idealized over time, and become simplified as they grow distant from initial realities. Retrospectives on Robert Rodriguez’ 2001 classic, Spy Kids, fit neatly into this category... Read more

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Fury Successfully Captures The Horrors Of War

Director and screenwriter David Ayer knows a thing or two about grit, as evidenced by the hard-hitting stories he crafted in End of Watch and Training Day. With Fury, named... Read more

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Gotham Presents a Fresh Origin Story

Over the last decade, comic book heroes have found their home on the silver screen. While Marvel has created an empire in movie theaters, DC Comics has carved out a... Read more

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Erika’s Flea Market Finds: Georgetown

One of the perks of apartment living is, of course, the newfound decorating space. One of the downsides of decorating, however, is the costly endeavor of finding art objects with... Read more

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Adams Morgan is a Hipster Paradise

If Adams Morgan–or “AdMo” like the cool kids (read: me) call it–was a member of the DC family, it would be that crazy, hipster cousin who listens to bands with... Read more