Video art goes public

Alberto Robles isn’t your average professor. Sitting on a curb Friday in one of D.C.’s liveliest neighborhoods with a cigar and a broken projector in hand, Robles, a linguistics professor by day and video artist by night, is still optimistic about the night ahead. “I love languages. I speak French, English, Italian, Spanish, and video […]

The evolution of dance

Maida Withers has always been a pioneer. From her roots in small-town Kanab, Utah – where her ancestors were frontier settlers – to Lisner Auditorium, Withers brings that pioneering spirit as a professional dancer, choreographer, director and professor to GW and D.C. She is known around the University and the District for her role as […]


“Crazy Love Hollywood Edition” Michael Bublé (Reprise Records) While this album was originally released in 2009, Bublé decided to re-release “Crazy Love” in 2010, but this time added a few new songs to the “Hollywood Edition.” “Hollywood” is a catchy statement on the craziness of out-of-control Hollywood stars. A special instrumental version of the popular […]

$5-$10-$20: Events that won’t break the bank

$5: Generic Theatre’s “The Lion in Winter” opens in West Hall Theater Thursday. $8: FotoWeek DC’s NightVisions event at Satellite Central Saturday. $20: “Freud Meets Girl” opens at Wayward Theatre for Fringe Festival Friday.

Magic lights up Mount Vernon

The lights dimly reveal the stage of the new West Hall Theater. With a smirk and a few loud claps, a man with orange pants and a brightly colored sweater takes the audience back to the innocence of childhood as the play opens on a young boy and a magical peach. 14th Grade Players presented […]

Children’s art raises awareness

Early Friday morning, before most college students were awake, children at Bright Beginnings were already up and about creating artwork to be displayed at GW’s Hunger Banquet in November. The children were eager to get their hands dirty with projects like coloring flowerpots with markers, tracing hands, decorating popsicle sticks and placing painted handprints on […]

Quick Takes

“Belle and Sebastian Write About Love” Belle & Sebastian (Matador Records) The eighth album from Scottish-born group Belle and Sebastian certainly pays homage to their former work, while also keeping fans interested by changing things up a bit. While catchy hits like “I Want the World To Stop” are great for singing along, songs like […]

$5, $10, $20: Events that won’t break the bank

$5: Rock & Roll Hotel hosts masquerade party Friday- Free or $5 with a mask $10:GW MainStage presents “The Tempest,” which opens Thursday $20: Anberlin plays 9:30 Club Sunday with Crash Kings and Civil Twilight

Quick Takes

“Crazy For You” Best Coast (Mexican Summer) The best musical representation of California since The Beach Boys, “Crazy For You” sounds like a high school garage band’s first demo in all the right ways. The fuzzy, sometimes whiny vocals and light, poppy guitar riffs match perfectly with simplistic lyrics about love. Singer Bethany Cosentino offers, […]

$5-$10-$20: Events that won’t break the bank

$5: 14th’s “James and the Giant Peach” at West Hall Theater opens Thursday $8: “Waiting for Superman” is playing at E Street Cinema. $20: Up with People at Columbia Heights Education Center Friday and Saturday