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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 22, 2019

On March 31, the second season of “Barry” premiered on HBO. The darkly funny show, starring and co-created by “Saturday Night Live” alumnus Bill Hader, follows the titular character, a Midwestern hitman, as he flies out to Los Angeles for a job. In the show’s first sea...

April 22, 2019

Fifteen years ago, indie-folk legend Iron & Wine released their acclaimed album Our Endless Numbered Days. A beautifully structured work of art, Our Endless Numbered Days focuses on acoustic melodies and haunting vocals—Sam Beam’s voice like a whisper—luring liste...

April 22, 2019

The seventh annual AwesomeCon, Washington D.C.’s Comic-Con, will take place in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center from April 26-28. One of the best-attended conventions in the country and especially on the East Coast, AwesomeCon attracts thousands of visitors f...

April 22, 2019

12 Little Spells is jazz bassist and singer Esperanza Spalding’s seventh solo album—and in her classic style, it dives even deeper into a mysterious fusion of jazz and, well, something else. Is it soul? R&B? Neo-disco? I do not know; all I can say is that this album is...

April 22, 2019

 Earl Sweatshirt's Some Rap Songs.

Ever since he popped off at the green age of 16, rapper Thebe Kgositsile has demonstrably struggled with all that has come with fame, particularly the massive expectations of critics and cult-ish followers alike. Better known under his...

April 22, 2019

Lupita Nyong'o in Us.

After the universal success of Get Out, Jordan Peele’s sophomore effort, Us, garnered a level of anticipation rarely seen for original studio films. The instant Twitter hype and the film’s swift placement on every critic’s “Most Anticipated Movies...

April 22, 2019

Billie Eilish.

At 17 years old, Billie Eilish has been deemed a new face in the ever-changing “teen” music scene. Her combined youth and lyrical themes of crushes, vulnerability, sadness, and rejection have made her a promising new addition to teen pop. Eilish is increa...

April 22, 2019

 A still from "The Colored Museum."

On March 21-23, Georgetown’s Black Theatre Ensemble produced “The Colored Museum,” a 1980s play by George C. Wolfe that explores the history of emotional and physical trauma attached to blackness. Told through a series of 11 sketches,...

April 22, 2019

This thumbnail is from the smaller, adjacent video essay community on Vimeo. 

Over a matte maroon placard, and then a mustard yellow one, Evan Puschak, YouTube video essayist and Forbes-approved millennial creative, exhales an introductory sigh and reads a Vincent Van G...

Michael Jackson and Wade Robsan.

The accusations against R. Kelly shook not only the country but the entire world. For thousands of fans who spent decades worshipping his music, the thought that someone they adored was capable of such heinous violence seems unfathomable...

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