Arts & Entertainment

Welcoming: The Wharf

By Daniela Sol This month, a new area called The Wharf opened in Washington, DC. This new hangout in the city by the Potomac has opened with a selection of restaurants, shops, markets and much more! The District Wharf is meant to take advantage of the water landmark the District has the opportunity to be Read More …

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Puerto Rican Relief Efforts on Campus

By Brittany Young During this time of devastation in Puerto Rico due to the effects of Hurricane Maria, the Catholic University community has come together in several ways to do its part in helping those affected by the crisis. The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music did this in the form of a benefit concert. Read More …

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It’s a Wine Weekend in the Nation’s Capital

By Daniela Sol If you are a wine enthusiast, this weekend you will be able to enjoy one of the district’s finest events to enjoy some vino glasses. This weekend on Saturday and Sunday, the 42nd Annual Virginia Wine Festival will be held in Oronoco Bay Park in Alexandria, Virginia. This is the oldest wine Read More …

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Camelot Comes to Life at the Newseum

By Daniela Sol The Jackie Kennedy quote, “there will be great presidents again, but there will never be another Camelot,” resounds in the hearts of the American people to this day. The Newseum has created a corner where the essence and intimate details of one of America’s most beloved presidential couples transcends the elegance and Read More …

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CUA Symphony Performs at Spanish Embassy

By Brittany Young On Thursday, October 5th, the CUA Symphony Orchestra led by Maestro Simeone Tartaglione performed its first concert of the season at the Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain. The program showcased Spanish-themed works, including De Falla’s El Sombrero de Tres Picos, Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Bizet’s Carmen Suite No. 1, Read More …

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First CUA Drama Show Opens this Weekend!

By Daniela Sol This weekend, the Catholic University’s first drama production will take place in its very own Hartke Theatre! The Department of Drama has put together Lynda Radley’s play Futureproof. It is to be directed by Carl Randolph, a third-year MFA directing candidate here at Catholic. As a Scotland native, Radley has enchanted many Read More …

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The Autobiography of Gucci Mane Review

By Jared Prenda I had been a fan of Gucci since I was 15 years old when my friend played the Atlanta rapper’s 2nd album Hard to Kill on a bus ride home from a high school football game. I fell in love with his nasally delivery, hard trap beats, and the even harder lyrics. Read More …

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Classical Concerts On & Off Campus

By Brittany Young Dear CUA students, By adding just one classical music performance to your calendars, you may discover a new sense of balance and cultural awareness amidst your busy academic schedules. The following events listed below are happening both on and off campus this fall. Those that are off campus are easily accessible via Read More …

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Fox Loves Taco Opens Near CUA!

By Daniela Sol In the opposite corner of Brookland Pint, a new taco place has opened in the Arts Walk. “Fox Loves Tacos” is not like any ordinary taco place; its meatless menu is composed of a colorful mixture of vegetables making healthy eating fun and delicious. With bright aqua tables and plants in every Read More …

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Spotlight on Monroe Street: Marcelle’s Coop

by: Daniela Sol In Marcelle’s Coop, inspiration is seen throughout the walls of studio #15 in Brookland’s Arts Walk. A big metal sign illuminates one of the store’s main walls with the message “create” as an array of pennant pillows that the artist calls the “American Road Trip” fills the wall too. The pillows are Read More …

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