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The Georgetown Independent is Georgetown University's monthly arts and culture magazine. Check in with us for the latest on movies, TV shows, music, local artists, and more.

April 27, 2017

 Wow! So much fun! 

     When I first heard that people were locking themselves in rooms for hours to do pointless tasks, I knew I had finally found a hot new trend that was right up my alley. Naturally I wanted to review an escape room for the Independent right aw...

April 27, 2017

 John Darnielle in Vancouver.

     John Darnielle, leader of the band The Mountain Goats, avid Role Playing Game fan, and death metal devotee, released his first novel in 2014, though he has been telling stories for a while now. Folk rock, indie rock, lo-fi; However you...

April 27, 2017

A Crow Looked at Me cover art (hint: read the poem!). 

      Music is the eighth wonder of this world; it exists by the masses, for the masses, and, most uniquely, it exists within each individual in a truly authentic way. The skilled musician creates both for himself a...

April 27, 2017

 Promotional poster for The Last Days of Judas Iscariot

    This March, Nomadic Theatre put on The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, a satirical “dramedy” that circulates around the point of Judas’s lost soul in Purgatory. The true story is uncovered as the surrounding...

April 26, 2017

Author Jodi Picoult in 2013.

   In more than twenty novels, bestselling author Jodi Picoult has addressed school shootings, organ donation, suicide pacts, Asperger’s syndrome, the Holocaust, rape, and more. Her latest novel, Small Great Things, attempts to tackle r...

April 26, 2017

The Red Room of Black Cat. 

   An essential experience for Georgetown students, especially those suffering from Bubble Fever, is exploring D.C.’s nightlife. One of the more well-known spots in D.C.’s nightlife scene is Black Cat. To say that Black Cat, located by 14th a...

April 19, 2017

Author Truman Capote in the 1960s.

     Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood is easily one of the greatest American books of all time. Published in 1966, it can be described as the first true-crime novel ever written. Capote expertly combines factual, journalistic re...

April 19, 2017

YouTuber Tyler Oakley's videos were also restricted.  

      The video-sharing site YouTube released “Restricted Mode” in 2010, a filter designed to help parents block explicit content. While such a feature would seemingly benefit families with young children, the site...

April 19, 2017

Jerome Smalls and Nicholas Spates. 

    As the academic year starts to speed up during its final stretch, the culture of Georgetown has never been more obvious: Hordes of students swarm Lau, lines form outside the Cawley Career Center in the search for the perfect summe...

April 19, 2017

    On April 22, the 2017 DC Beer Fest will return to Nationals Ballpark in Southeast for its eighth iteration. The event will take place throughout the complex, from outdoor areas like Centerfield Plaza to indoor venues like the Budweiser Brew House and the Bud Light...

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