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 […]

$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.

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 […]

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

Raising questions onstage

The stage was set and simple for the final MainStage performance of David Mamet’s “Oleanna” Sunday in the Dorothy Betts Marvin Theatre. As director of the two-person play and theater department professor Alan Wade stood to thank his last audience and requested one thing – for the performance to provoke them. “Oleanna,” which opened Thursday, […]

Parent writes GW into new book

Alan Jacobson, father to two GW students and author of recently released thriller “Velocity,” spoke about his new book and offered advice about writing after graduation at a book signing at the GW Bookstore Saturday. The bestselling author and parent of senior and Hatchet columnist Corey Jacobson and freshman Matthew Jacobson first discussed the idea […]