Entertainment

Washington Capitals fans return for the first time in over a year

Washington DC – After a year of watching the Caps on the T.V., fans are finally back in the stands of Capital One Arena. Attendance is limited to 10% of venue capacity, which totals 2,100 fans, and season ticket holders…

Student athletes and coaches reflect on how great it feels to have fans back in the stands

College Park, MD.- It’s been over a year since Terp fans could fill the stands of the many stadiums across campus. Not only is it a relief for fans to finally be back, but Maryland teams say it creates a…

The Maryland gymnastics team bounces back and secures a spot in NCAA regionals

College Park, MD– With Covid-19 ending the postseason before it even began for most Big Ten winter sports in 2020, the GymTerps were halted before what many believed to be a record postseason run for the program. Despite spending months…

The University of Maryland’s School of Theatre, Dance and Performance Studies receives a $9 million gift

College Park, MD – Since the start of the pandemic, TDPS has had to transition most of its classes and events online. The Brin Family, which has a long-standing connection with UMD and a love for the performing arts, recently donated…

As pilot episode for ‘The President is Missing’ readies to film in Maryland, there’s hope of a sizable economic impact

After the Netflix series “House of Cards” had an economic impact of more than $700 million on Maryland while filming its six seasons in the state from 2012 to 2018, there’s hope that a new television show can make its…

Short films and screenplays highlighted District film festival’s 16th year

WASHINGTON – It’s a wrap for the 16th annual DC Shorts International Short Film Festival and Screenplay Competition, where once again artists and audiences spent 10 days engaged with the craft of short filmmaking. “We like to refer to it…

Renovations get major role in 2019 Folger Shakespeare season

WASHINGTON – The stately gray stone walls of the Folger Shakespeare Library on East Capitol Street have graced Capitol Hill since 1932, when Shakespeare collector Emily Folger saw her husband Henry’s vision of a “gift to America” to completion. The…

With the REACH, the Kennedy Center expands its mission

WASHINGTON – The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts’ sprawling new expansion, the REACH, aims to further the institution’s mission of connecting the arts with the diverse community in the nation’s capital.  “The name reflects a quote by…

Spotlight on DMV Hip-Hop: Shy Glizzy

This 26-year-old rapper is taking the underdog label with pride.

Spotlight on DMV Hip-Hop: Oddisee

This 34-year-old rapper is keeping conscious rap alive and well in the DMV.