Arts & Entertainment

The 20th Anniversary of Rent: National Theater

By Kat Kaderabek  Thrilling. Electric. Full of Life. The 20th Anniversary Tour of Rent was simply a joy to see. From the extremely talented cast to the fantastic live band, the entire show was a whirlwind of song and dance that left the audience screaming for more. Now closed in D.C., the tour spent five Read More …

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National Gallery Ice Skating Rink Officially Open for Season

Courtesy of On Tap Magazine By Angela Hickey With the holiday season right around the corner, there are plenty of events to look forward to in the D.C. area. From various holiday celebrations to festive seasonal gatherings, one of these festive holiday attractions in D.C. is the opening of the public ice skating rink located Read More …

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The Kennedy Center: Otello

By Kat Kaderabek  Recently, the Kennedy Center performed a short run of the opera, based on the Shakespearean play, entitled Otello. The show was performed in Italian, and featured the debut opera singer Russell Thomas as the lead. The role of Otello has been deemed the “Mount Everest” of tenor repertory as reported by The Read More …

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Folger Theatre’s Amadeus: Review

Photo Courtesy of The Washington Post By Garrett Farrell If you are, like me, accustomed to the grandeur of Broadway, walking into the Folger Theatre is a somewhat strange experience. Instead of imposing chandeliers and rows upon rows of seats, the Folger is a small theatre, not seating more than four hundred people, even though Read More …

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Peaky Blinders Season 5 Review

Courtesy of Variety.com By Jared Prenda Thomas Shelby (Cillian Murphy) and the rest of his family face their most daunting challenge yet in season five of Peaky Blinders on Netflix on October 4 this year, following its run on BBC. The hit BBC and Netflix drama Peaky Blinders has released its darkest season, as Tommy Read More …

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Dumbarton Oaks – Photoshoot Central

Courtesy of Kat Kaderabek By Kat Kaderabek One would never know Dumbarton Oaks existed in the middle of a traffic-filled, horn-blaring city like D.C. This hidden treasure is located in Georgetown and only a $13 to $16 Uber from CUA’s campus. Filled with hundred-year-old trees and dozens of statues, flowers, benches, and fountains, Dumbarton Oaks Read More …

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Washington D.C.’s Hidden Gem: Eastern Market

Courtesy of Bella Ramon By Bella Ramon  Eastern Market is a hidden farmer’s market located in a convenient nook of the historic Capitol Hill neighborhood. It sprouted from Pierre L’Enfant’s idea to have a community space for local markets. Completed in 1873, the same building still stands today. Getting to Eastern Market is a breeze Read More …

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My Favorite Murder

Courtesy of myfavoritemurder.com By Regina Vahey There are two types of people in the world: those whose ears perk up at the mention of a true crime story and those who plug their ears when the topic is introduced. For the former, the true-crime niche in the podcast community is vast and features shows such Read More …

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s Masterpiece: Fleabag

Courtesy of www.nytimes.com By Noelia Veras The acclaimed British comedy-drama Fleabag has been widely streamed on Amazon Prime and well-received by audiences around the world. Fleabag was written and created by Phoebe-Waller Bridge who was also the lead actress and the executive producer of the show. Waller-Bridge is well known for her acting roles in Read More …

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The Way of the Kami

By Angela Hickey The Way of the Kami is an exhibit available for viewing in the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery which presents a wonderful depiction of Japan’s rich culture and history.  Opened on May 11, the exhibit displays and celebrates through an artistic lens many of the traditional Japanese art Read More …

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