Arts & Entertainment

REACH Festival at the Kennedy Center

By Jaylynn Williams  The REACH Opening Festival at the Kennedy Center is a two-week festival that offered over 500 events including a performance by the Nation Symphony orchestra, a screening of The Black Panther, and meet- and-eats with local DC chefs. The festival was free, allowing people from all walks of life to attend, from Read More …

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Shall Not Be Denied: The Library of Congress’s Suffragette Exhibit

  By Kat Kaderabek  To commemorate the 100th year anniversary of the 19th Amendment, the Library of Congress has opened an exhibit entitled, “Shall Not Be Denied: Women Fight for the Vote” to honor the suffragettes who tirelessly worked in the pursuit of women’s equal rights. The exhibit opened in June of 2019 and will Read More …

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The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Americans and the Holocaust

By Julianna Guthrie  The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is now featuring an exhibit in honor of its twenty-fifth anniversary called “Americans and the Holocaust,” which is scheduled to remain open through 2021.  This walk-through exhibit takes visitors through the history of America and its connections with World War II from the year 1938. The Read More …

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Salve Regina Exhibit by Catholic University Professor

By Amanda McShane Salve Regina Art Gallery currently has an exhibition titled Prints and Painting by artist Stephen Lewis. Lewis’ artwork incorporates different styles and commentary involving politics, surrealism, and naturalism.  Lewis utilizes more than just one medium and his methods change depending on the artwork. He enjoys both painting and prints. Not just one Read More …

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All Work, No Pay: A History of Women’s Invisible Labor

By Noelia Veras The National Museum of American History sheds light on the hidden labor of women throughout history in its new exhibit All Work, No Pay.  This exhibit is one of the first things that you can see when you walk in on the Constitution Avenue entrance. All Work, No Pay is ironically underwhelming, Read More …

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Fair Water Project Informs Public the Importance of Human Right to Safe Drinking Water

By Angela Hickey Are you a connoisseur of beautiful art, the outdoors, and public acts of social reform? Then this is the outing for you. This public art piece, titled La Cascada, was created by the group Luizinterruptus. It iis a thirteen foot high and thirty foot long art installation made with almost one thousand Read More …

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Pep Talks Tour Takes DC

By Catherine O’Grady A massive white sheet separated the stage from the audience. The lights dimmed and the chords of the first song struck with a light show pulsating across the curtain and the shadows of the band dancing across the floor. The crowd erupted.  Thursday, September 12th at 8 p.m., The Anthem, a venue located Read More …

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Most Instagrammable Murals in D.C.

By Noelia Veras Washington D.C is not only famous for the art inside of museums and galleries, but also for the vibrant street art. Murals are ubiquitous in D.C. and tend to be beautiful all the while presenting some sort of social commentary. In fact, many of the murals in D.C. emphasize historic African American Read More …

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Arabian Nights: Aladdin Review

By Kat Kaderabek  With the Aladdin remake reeling in over one billion dollars in the box office, it’s no wonder the hit Broadway show chose to revitalize the classic Disney tale for a North American Tour. Recently, the Kennedy Center hosted the show from July 18th to September 7th in the Opera House.  The show Read More …

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The Newseum is Officially Closing

By Eva Lynch Washington D.C.’s renowned Newseum will shut its doors for good on December 31st this year. While this may seem sudden or tragic, the fall of the Newseum was imminent, following major controversy surrounding it last year, as well as its lack of funding.  In 1990 the Newseum was founded in D.C. just Read More …

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