Arts & Entertainment

Review: The Art Institute of Chicago

By Daniela Sol  The Art Institute of Chicago is considered to be one of the best museums in the world and has been consecutively voted such for the past years. One of the oldest and biggest museums in the USA, it is a highly-acknowledged museum in the world of art. With a magnificent permanent collection, Read More …

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Christmas Concerts at CUA

By Brittany Sterling Young The Christmas concert season has not been slow at all this year at CUA. Kicking off this year’s round of concerts was none other than the Annual Christmas Concert for Charity at the Basilica of the National Shrine. This concert featured not only the CUA Chamber Choir and University Singers, but Read More …

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Jay-Z Puts on a Show at Capitol One Arena

By Daniela Sol  Taking the stage with the power and swagger only the legendary rapper can, Jay-Z performed Wednesday, November 29th at the Capital One Arena. The stage consisted of a simple set-up: a squared platform right down the middle of the arena with four giant screens that moved throughout the whole concert. Although the Read More …

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Get to Know Alessandra Cuffaro, Renowned Violinist and CUA Professor

By Brittany Sterling Young Among the violin faculty at CUA’s Benjamin T. Rome School of Music is none other than Alessandra Cuffaro, a renowned soloist who is recognized worldwide as the first Italian woman to perform all 24 of Paganini’s Capricci, a collection of exceedingly difficult violin piece, in one concert. She has performed this Read More …

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Adam Davies & Landscape Photography

By Daniela Sol On a cold November night, photographers murmured in Studio #8, adorning light bulbs hung from the ceiling, and a crowd gathered to view the work of photographer Adam Davies. Adam Davies is a well-known photographer from the Northeast. A former professor at Catholic University, Davies revisited Brookland this past Tuesday, November 13th Read More …

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Rag & Bone Creates Collection Inspired by Star Wars

By: Daniela Sol The New York based brand Rag & Bone has increased its popularity in the District in the past few years. It has opened two stores in the Georgetown area since its debut on M Street; one exclusively for women and another for men. The high fashion brand, with its clean cuts and Read More …

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W.B. Yeats: Catholic’s Legendary Literature Guest

By Iain Higgins William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) was the foremost poet of the Irish Literary Revival – a movement at the turn of the last century that sought to institute a national literary tradition separate from that of English literature. Early on in Catholic University’s history, Yeats visited the school during a tour of the Read More …

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D.C.’s Looking for a Night Mayor

By Daniela Sol D.C. has been recently tabbed as a city that goes too hard in the partying area and will be needing a bureaucratic position to better control it. According to The Washington Post, D.C. is in search of a “Night Mayor” that will be appointed by the mayor of D.C., Muriel Bowser. As Read More …

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The Increasingly Blurry Line Between Mixtape and Album

By Iain Higgins Currently shaking the hip-hop world are two mixtapes, both surprises, released less than two weeks from each other. Super Slimey, a dual effort from Young Thug and Future, came guns blazing on October 20th of this year. More recently, 21 Savage, Offset (of Migos), and Metro Boomin’ hit with hard, haunting vibes Read More …

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Wilson, Corbett, and a Night of Contemporary Poetry

By Iain Higgins  McGivney’s lights were dim at 6 PM last Friday evening, and to those passing by, nothing would seem out of the ordinary with the little twin building. In the auditorium, at the heart of the place, two poets prepared to recite verse for a sundry crowd of students, faculty, and guests. Ryan Read More …

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