Film Studies: International Film Fest and More


Though you may be completely satisfied with whatever shameless 90’s re-release and crappy Nicholas Sparks adaptation that’s currently plaguing our city’s multiplexes, chances are you’re yearning for something a little more topical. Well, you’re in luck because yesterday marked the opening of the 26th annual DC International Film Festival. Catch our crash course, plus additional suggestions for the non-film-fest-goers … Continue reading

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(VIDEO) SXSW Comes Home

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The only thing keeping us from the SXSW Festival each year is that it’s very south and very southwest from DC. But that didn’t stop us from getting behind-the-scenes access to some of this year’s most exciting acts. SSDC partnered up with … Continue reading

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Afternoon Delight: Zou Bisou Bisou

Zou Bisou Bisou

After last night’s season five premiere of Mad Men, some of you (re: all of you), have probably been compulsively humming this little “yéyé” diddy all day long. Rest assured that Megan’s (Jessica Paré) awkward little burlesque tune will be stuck in your … Continue reading

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Tonight: Listen Local First @ Mellow Mushroom


As per our frequent mentions of local music-touting Listen Local First, we’d like to recommend tonight’s panel discussion on how DC writers and bloggers tackle local music coverage. Swing by the Mellow Mushroom and hear from panelists including Jon Fischer of Washington City Paper, Philip Runco of … Continue reading

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18th Street Record Row


Your music library might fit on a thumb drive, but if you’re like us, nothing will replace the feeling of thumbing through a record collection and stumbling upon a gem. Fortunately, there’s a few places in town where that’s still … Continue reading

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Joseph Kony is a Ugandan war criminal responsible for the rape, abduction, and mutilation of countless children, but until today, most of the world had no clue who he was. Now, thanks to the activism of a group called Invisible … Continue reading

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