Alison Gazan

Generic Theatre proves to be creative force on campus

Generic Theatre Company’s slogan is We may be generic, but we’re never bland. And, it’s true. The entirely student-run theater group is anything but bland. Generic has a well-deserved reputation around campus for taking risks and turning out quality performances. It was the first theater company to perform musical theater when it produced Pippin last […]

Jon Stewart takes center stage at GW

You know his name but more likely you know his face. It’s quite recognizable. But then again, so is the name Jon Stewart. Stewart will take the all-be-it impromptu stage Thursday, Feb. 3, in GW’s Smith Center. Tickets are on sale at Ticketmaster for $8. In January 1999, Stewart replaced Craig Kilborn (who now fills […]

Around Campus

OK everyone, get out your planners (or for the more advanced or wealthier student, your PalmPilot). It’s time to pencil in a date to attend an activity at Lisner Auditorium or the Dimock Gallery or one of the performances of the Department of Theatre and Dance. One of the best parts about living in Washington, […]

Chow Down

Originally Published 01/20/00 BD’s Mongolian Barbeque isn’t just a restaurant. It’s an experience. The restaurant chain, based in Detroit offers interactive dining where you get to play Julia Child and concoct your own stir-fry. Then the staff takes it from there. You start with an empty bowl that could hold a softball, but you fill […]

Holiday Guide: Gifts of music jazz up the holiday season

It’s the gift-giving time of year again. In other words, you need to know what to give and, more importantly, what to ask for. CDs make a perfect gift – not too cheap, not too expensive and there’s variety. This holiday season, there’s a ton of must-haves on the market that most music lovers would […]

Urich, Lewis detract from Chicago’s flair

The National Theatre’s Chicago – The Musical has the glitz and the glamour. It has the sultry story of passion, murder and fame in 1920s Chicago. But it also has Vicki Lewis (News Radio) and Robert Urich (Spencer for Hire). Lewis co-stars as the sultry Velma Kelly. Imprisoned for the murder of her husband, Velma […]

Music from second album proves to be groovy, baby

Get your mojo ready. Austin Powers is back with one more thing – another soundtrack. <i.More Music from the Motion Picture Austin Powers, the Spy Who Shagged Me has it all. There’s music to groove to, music to cruise to and, of course, music to shag to. The album opens up with a bit called […]