Remix Your Weekend: Live your life for spring break and the Oscars
Breaking the bubble:
Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation: Newly opened on Thursday at the National Museum of Natural History, this exhibition highlights the contributions of Indian Americans to American culture in the last 200 years. Topics in the exhibition include the immigration of Indians not only from India, but also from Africa and South America, and the impact of Indian Americans on social justice movements, religion, spirituality, and cuisine. The exhibition runs through Feb. 2015. The museum is located at 1000 Constitution Ave., NW, and admission is free.
AMC’s 2014 Best Picture Showcase: Want to escape the heat of midterms and the GUSA election? Missed the best films of the year while you drowned in school work? Why not spend $60 and 24 hours at our local, friendly AMC Loews Georgetown 14 to watch a movie marathon consisting of this year’s Oscar-nominated movies before heading back to campus for your Oscar-watching party? Films in AMC’s 24-hour showcase include favorites such as Gravity, Her, and American Hustle. The marathon starts on Mar. 1 at 10 a.m. with Philomena and ends with Captain Phillips at 5:25 a.m. the next day.
Battle of the Voices: The Black Student Alliance is hosting its first intercollegiate singing competition in the D.C. metropolitan area together with George Washington University’s Program Board, Howard University’s Endustry Power Players, Trinity University’s Campus Activities, and the University of Maryland’s Black Student Union. See the singers battle it out tonight at 8 p.m. in Gaston Hall; doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets, which can be purchased online, cost $10 for students of the participating students and $12 for general admission. Proceeds from the tickets will benefit the Duke Ellington School of the Arts.
Georgetown Cabaret 2014: Now in its 38th year running, Georgetown Cabaret brings together the Hilltop’s best musicians to put on rock concerts within the Capital Beltway. This Saturday night, ten students will perform three hours’ worth with classics and current hits at the Rock & Roll Hotel on H St. Tickets cost $10 in advance, $15 at the door, and can be purchased online. Georgetown Cabaret is providing a free shuttle that leaves from the McDonough parking lot at 7 p.m. to the event venue.