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 …

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 …

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 …

A Review of Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN

by Piero Filpi          Before “HUMBLE.” decided to blow everyone’s speakers out two week ago, we hadn’t heard much from Kendrick Lamar. Last Spring, Kendrick gave us untitled unmastered., a surprise release with a list of nameless tracks, only distinguishable by the number that followed the word “untitled.” The album was good, coming with the classic Read More …

North Carolina Symphony Performs Indie-Classical Mash-up

by Maria Rodriguez Ever seen a full-fledged symphony organized in an art gallery for a contemporary classical concert? Thursday, April 29, the North Carolina Symphony pulled in prominent current composers, Caroline Shaw and Sarah Kirkland Snider, along with indie pop singers Shara Nova, Michael Stith, and Padma Newsome from the band The National, for a Read More …

19th Century Paris and Cristen Conger

By Daniela Sol        In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Phillips Collection, a gallery in downtown DC, held a gallery conversation last Thursday. Feminist activist, Cristen Conger, welcomed their new exhibit displaying Toulouse Lautrec’s vibrant portrayal of exuberant late 19th century Parisian art scenes. The conversation focused on topics related to female celebrities’ power Read More …

Antigonón at the Kennedy Center

By Rachel Gallagher        Antigonón, un contingente épico—a Cuban take on the Greek tragedy Antigone—expresses the complex identity of Cuba both past and present, through bold artistic expression.        Antigonón, un contingente épico was performed at the Kennedy Center’s Eisenhower Theater March 21-22, 2017 by Teatro El Público, a Havana based theatre company founded by Read More …