Arts & Entertainment

Farmers Market Season is Here in Brookland

By Daniela Sol This weekend marks the beginning of the the Monroe Street Market Farmers Market. The market is opening its doors to visitors this Saturday and all Saturdays hereafter, from 9 AM to 1 PM at the Arts Walk in Brookland, D.C. Although spring this year has pretty much been a tease, going from Read More …

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Kanye 2020! Thoughts on His Twitter Rant

By Daniela Sol After one long hibernation, Kanye West has made one heck of an appearance back on good ol’ Twitter. On April 12th, the rapper braced his followers with a masterpiece of a tweet. “Often people working with the existing consciousness are jealous of those who are more in touch and they become hard-core Read More …

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Changing El Salvador One Mural At A Time, Meet Alexandra Sol

By Daniela Sol Passion is the dominant energy felt when conversing with Alexandra Sol, a 28-year-old art curator currently based in El Salvador. With grand hand gestures and eyes filled with curiosity, she explains her utmost inspiration, her project, Journey of an Artstigator. In her “journey” as she calls it, she documents graffiti art, street Read More …

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National Cherry Blossom Festival is Up and Running

By Daniela Sol It has been yet another year of anticipation with regards to the cherry blossoms in D.C. As spring slowly makes its way, not quite settling in, the peak bloom of the cherry blossoms has been delayed for the past weeks. This past weekend the nation’s capital started  the festivities celebrating the annual Read More …

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Review: Rich the Kid Misses the Mark in Debut Album

By Iain Higgins Rich the Kid had an absolutely stellar 2017, with 2018 beginning on promising notes. His two big singles, “New Freezer” and “Plug Walk,” garnered large amounts of praise from both hip-hop fans and the general populace (a feature from Kendrick on the former undoubtedly helped.) However, the March 30th release of Rich’s Read More …

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Show Review: Rise – Dare to Dream

By Katarina Ivancik Coming from the producers of Parenthood and Friday Night Lights, Rise is living up to high expectations. It premiered March 13th and is airing every Tuesday 10 PM EST; the latest episodes are available online on NBC’s website. Reminiscent of TV shows like Glee and recently successful movie musicals like La La Read More …

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DC Celebrates 100th Birthday of Leonard Bernstein

By Brittany Sterling Young The year 2018 marks the 100th birthday of renowned American composer Leonard Bernstein, and naturally D.C. (along with the rest of the world) has plans to celebrate! Throughout the year, the Washington area will put on jazz, theater, classical, choral, and dance performances to recognize this influential man in music. Bernstein Read More …

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Book Review: The Rules Do Not Apply by Ariel Levy

By Daniela Sol The Rules Do Not Apply is a must-read for every woman out there; it takes you through the various experiences women go through. This tells the story of Ariel Levy, a thirty-eight-year-old reporter for The New York Times, who talks about her moments in love, motherhood, and work. This book tells the Read More …

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The Shift in Hollywood for Women

By Katarina Ivancik March is National Women’s History Month, and right now in Hollywood, female directors, producers, and actors are making history.  For decades the movie industry has been a male dominated field, but within the last several years women have come forward to revolutionize the way Hollywood makes movies.   Most recently this shift Read More …

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Panel Discusses Black Panther as a Hollywood Game Changer

By Katarina Ivancik Marvel’s Black Panther is changing the way superhero movies are viewed and the impact they can have on relevant social and political topics.  At a panel at Busboys & Poets in Northwest DC on Sunday, February 25th, the DC International Film Festival hosted David Betancourt, a reporter at The Washington Post, Dr. Read More …

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