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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.

December 7, 2019

Camp Cadmium 

Where did the idea for Camp Cadmium come from?

Caitlyn, my best friend from home, and I started Camp Cadmium at the end of this past summer as a spontaneous passion project. Caitlyn is studying Fashion Design Management at Cornell University, and since las...

October 31, 2019

Francis Shad is a junior at Georgetown University whose love for photography has allowed him to grow his following and convey the stories of those who are not typically given a platform for expression. He has made a name for himself around Georgetown, D.C., and New Yor...

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,...

March 24, 2019

David Keenan at Winery D.C. 

Usually, The Georgetown Independent interviews only local campus and D.C. artists, but we made an exception for the Irish singer, David Keenan. A young, twenty-something, wise beyond his years, Keenan shares his authentic folk melodies with...

March 24, 2019

Now is the time to call upon any of your white friends who are too afraid to speak about race and take them with you to see “Admissions” at Studio Theatre. This play, written by Joshua Harmon, a white man, confronts white privilege and liberal hypocrisy in a brutally h...

February 10, 2019

 "LOVETAPES."

As the respective worlds of film and music continue to collide and merge in myriad of interesting ways, many artists, small or large, are trying their hand at new takes on an integration between the two. Add Gary Thompson, a senior here at GU, to the mix....

November 20, 2018

The newly opened Sandbox.

All Georgetown students know the feeling of searching desperately for a late-night study spot. While coffee shops provide a favorable ambiance for getting work done, most in the Georgetown area close far too early for students who find themselv...

November 20, 2018

The Mystery Inc. Gang! 

For decades, Washington, D.C. has been the site of a thriving DIY culture. Underground house concerts connect D.C. to a nationwide network of musical communities, where collaboration, self-determination, and a shared love of music unite thousands...

October 10, 2018

 From left to right: Kevin Ralph, Natasha Janfaza, and Nyle Hamidi.

Taciturn has turned many heads with their loud sets that toe the line between jam and drone. However, the loudness isn’t mindless; each tone feels as curated as the songs themselves. With one EP out and...

October 10, 2018

Kayla (Elsie Fisher) in Eighth Grade

This semester, the independent film studio A24 is partnering with Georgetown University through an on-campus intern. You may know the young film studio from its acclaimed films Lady Bird, Moonlight, Ex Machina, and this past summer...

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