Georgetown Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. At Freer, old instruments from Asia will come togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | The Washington Post

    No one expects musicians to replace the United Nations any time soon. Still, musical visionary Naoyuki Miura has geopolitical hopes for a round of concerts featuring three traditional instruments: the Japanese sho, the Korean komungo and the Chinese pipa.

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  2. Conservative, Catholic groups urge members of Congress to overturn D.C. billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Michael A. Needham - chief executive of Heritage Action for America, seen in a 2011 handout photo - is among the signers of a letter urging Congress to disapprove two D.C. laws. More than a dozen prominent conservative groups and Catholic institutions are asking Capitol Hill leaders to overturn a pair of laws passed last year by the D.C. Council, calling them "unprecedented assaults upon our organizations," setting the stage for a possible new intervention in the Democratic-majority city's affairs from the Republican-majority Congress.

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  3. Nightlife Agenda: Soulful jazz, pageant royalty and the Passengera s returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Before heading off on a European tour, acclaimed rockers Ex Hex perform a free show at the Doc Martens store in Georgetown on Thursday night. Tuesday, February 3 Some of the biggest names in the bourbon world, including master distillers Jimmy Russell of Wild Turkey, Bill Samuels Jr. of Maker's Mark and Jim Rutledge of Four Roses, are making their way to the Willard Hotel tonight.

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  4. Kelly: New technologies allow you to get emergency calls anywhere. Is that good?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Mine isn't, anyway. The jolt from a midnight phone call as I slumber in the arms of Morpheus makes me immediately think of loved ones and car crashes.

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  5. The unsung heroes of black historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | The Washington Post

    "Bondmen, according to the slave code, were not allowed to meet or hold any kind of meeting unless a white man was present. Nor were they allowed to be out after ten o'clock at night without a pass, or to have two or more congregate on the street at one time.

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  6. Atlantic 11 stakes are high when Atlantic 10 rivals VCU and Richmond meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | The Washington Post

    The Atlantic 11 is a weekly poll of college basketball fans that ranks the top 11 teams from among the 27 Division I schools in D.C., Maryland and Virginia. The poll also includes pithy, sometimes funny comments.

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  7. UberX slashes prices in the D.C. area during slow winter monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | The Washington Post

    The Uber driver app is seen on the windshield of a vehicle in Washington. UberX announced Friday that it would slash prices by 15 percent in the D.C. area, delivering yet another blow to a cab industry already struggling to compete with fares from UberX - a cheaper offshoot of Uber.

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  8. Still running: Roy Ayers returns to Blues AlleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | The Washington Post

    In the case of "Top Five," the latest comedy from the brilliant Chris Rock, that someone is Questlove. The Roots drummer and bandleader helped Rock curate the film's soundtrack, and in all his record-collectory wisdom, included " Running Away ," a radioactive disco gem released in 1977 by jazz-funk maestro Roy Ayers.

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  9. Maryland, VCU and Georgetown continue to chase Virginia in Atlantic 11 pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Virginia pummeled Georgia Tech, 57-28, on Thursday and survived Virginia Tech's upset bid in Blacksburg on Sunday to remain undefeated and the unanimous No. 1 team in the Atlantic 11 men's basketball poll.

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  10. Mysterious D.C. mogul Steve Rales is behind Oscar-nominated picRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | The Washington Post

    When director Wes Anderson collected his best-comedy Golden Globe for "The Grand Budapest Hotel," the very first person he thanked from the stage was Steve Rales. Don't know the name? That's not surprising.

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  11. Bracket or Bubble: Hoyas in, Colonials seek big winRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | The Washington Post

    On the strength of a Monday night mauling of the Villanova Wildcats, the Georgetown Hoyas most likely assured themselves an NCAA tournament berth. That is, if history holds true.

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  12. The mysterious absence of women from Middle East policy debatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | The Washington Post

    U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power speaks at a U.N. Security Council meeting on Dec. 30 on a Palestinian resolution that requires an end to the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories by the end of 2017. Last year, six leading Washington think tanks presented more than 150 events on the Middle East that included not a single woman speaker.

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  13. Virginia and Maryland remain atop the Atlantic 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | The Washington Post

    A wild week for Atlantic 11 teams, including several intra-Atlantic 11 games, produced little movement in the poll. The top nine spots remain unchanged, with undefeated Virginia garnering every first-place vote for the second consecutive week.

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  14. Kelly: The red stars and stripes of D.C.'s flag lend themselves to all sorts of creativityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Matt Pavesich is a rhetorician. That means he studies argument and persuasion, not just in words but in symbols.

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  15. Here's the faith in the 'American Sniper' you won't see in the filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Chris Kyle, often described as the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history, wrote in his autobiography that he prioritized his life in the following order: God, country, family. But God doesn't make a central appearance in the film "American Sniper," which opens nationwide on Friday .

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  16. Rabbi charged with voyeurism due in D.C. Superior Court Friday for hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | The Washington Post

    The nationally known Orthodox rabbi charged with secretly videotaping nude women as they prepared for a ritual bath is expected in D.C. Superior Court Friday for a hearing in the case. Barry Freundel and his attorney are expected to appear before a judge as prosecutors outline the latest development in the case.

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  17. Bradley Cooper hits the red carpet for the D.C. premiere of a American SniperaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Georgetown alumni and "American Sniper" star Bradley Cooper returns to his old stomping grounds for his red carpet premiere and shares his favorite D.C. activity with the Reliable Source. The last time we saw the actor in Washington, he was at the French state dinner last February in a tux so "crazy town tight" that Cooper had to "go commando because because there was no room at all."

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  18. Virginia is unanimous No. 1 and VCU makes a move in Atlantic 11 pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Virginia held off North Carolina State and earned its nation-best third road win against a ranked team at Notre Dame on Saturday , making the Cavaliers the clear choice for No. 1 in Week 2 of the Atlantic 11. The Cavaliers, who are No.

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  19. Moving beyond the BeltwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | The Washington Post

    The first satellite office of hard-charging D.C. developer MRP Realty is outfitted with a decrepit electric stove and cheap carpeting. On the kitchen counter is a stack of hard hats and two empty Coke bottles.

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  20. Area previews: Hoyas, Colonials hit the roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Hitting the road: The Hoyas are seeking their third straight win and first on the road in the Big East. Georgetown is coming off a 65-59 victory over Marquette on Tuesday night in which junior guard D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera scored a team-high 15 points, including seven of the team's final 11, to move Georgetown above .500 in conference play.

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