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 …

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 …

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 …

The Official Portrait of Former President Barack Obama is Revealed

By Daniela Sol Last Monday, the portrait of former president, Barack Obama, was unveiled in the National Portrait gallery. The anticipation of the reveal of the portrait has been looming over Washington D.C. People from all over the country were excited to see what would be displayed to represent such a historic president. The portrait Read More …

Art & Commodity in the 1980s” Exhibit Opens at the Hirshhorn

By Brittany Sterling Young   The Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden is presenting a new exhibit, “Art and Commodity in the 80’s.” The exhibit explores the works of New York City artists during this transformative decade in which brands and labels became more coveted than products themselves, as art meshed with consumer culture. Also addressed Read More …

Uni Fuses Old and New Rock Sounds

By Iain Higgins Stepping into Slash Run, a small bar and burger joint on Upshur Street in Northwest, I immediately began looking for a passage to another room. Stairs, a door, anything- but I didn’t find it. That’s because, even more so than Black Cat or DC9, Slash Run thrives on intimacy. In this bar, Read More …

New York Fashion Week Recap

By Daniela Sol As New York Fashion Week unfolds, the question “has fashion become ugly?” resounds amongst fashion enthusiasts because of the design choices made by resent designers. It seems that women and men all over have given in to the bulky sweaters, long t-shirts, chunky shoes, and puffy jackets. Fashion designers all around have Read More …