Free For All: Kicking off the summer, affordable-style

Free stuff is great, whether it’s t-shirts of groups we have no intention of joining or left-over GUGS veggie burgers, we’ll take it! Vox is starting off the summer to remind you of the usual free delights you can find around campus. From froyo to free soda Cupcakes are still trending. Let’s start with our friendly […]

President Obama attends annual Let Freedom Ring Celebration

Yesterday evening, The Kennedy Center and Georgetown University hosted the annual Let Freedom Ring Celebration, a musical celebration commemorating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This year’s concert featured a special performance by Grammy-winning vocalist Bobby McFerrin. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama also attended. Toddchelle Young (COL ’12) delivered the […]

Remix Your Weekend: Don’t worry, be happy

The first week (ok, half week) of school is over, and it’s a three day weekend. It’s the middle of the winter but the weather could not be more pleasant, and there’s a good chance you don’t have any daunting homework assignments yet. In other words, there are no excuses for staying on campus all […]

Remix Your Weekend: He sees you when you’re rapping

It’s that time of year.  Yes, the season of emptying your wallets has arrived. Okay, the weather doesn’t feel quite like winter, but why not check out these events around town to get in the holiday spirit! Concerts The Kennedy Center will be hosting Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker through the 11th, so get your sugar plum […]

Let Freedom Ring 2011 features Patti LaBelle

Yesterday, a line wrapped all the way around the Kennedy Center for free tickets to 2011′s Let Freedom Ring Celebration, a yearly concert presented by the Kennedy Center and Georgetown University celebrating the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. This year, Dr. Joseph Lowery received the John Thompson, Jr. Legacy of a Dream Award, for his […]

Concert Calendar: B-52s, Patti Labelle, Afrika Bambaatta

The B-52s Wednesday, January 19, 9:30 Club ($45), doors at 7 p.m. The B-52s have been legendary for their campy antics since their inception in 1976. “Love Shack” and “Rock Lobster” rank 243rd and 146th respectively on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. Besides, how many more opportunities will you have to hear […]

Escape from the Hilltop: Hair, First Friday, and a punk flea market

We’re back after a crazy Halloween weekend with events that veer towards the artsy: Let your Hair down Hair, which opened last week at the Kennedy Center, has multiple performances through the weekend. The musical classic, which focuses on culture, sex—and of course—long hippie locks during the Summer of Love, is a show worth the […]

Free for all: Open bars, Hairspray, soccer, and prodigies

For the 21-and-up crowd Half in Ten, an anti-poverty non-profit, is hosting a free happy hour this Thursday, July 29th at Grand Central in Adams Morgan.  A representative from the Center for American Progress will speak on the anti-poverty campaign, and there will be an open bar (!!!) for all DC staff and interns. You’ve […]

Step to it, Afrika

To those not seeing Burn After Reading tonight: get your step on, yo. Really, do it now: world-renowned step/stomp/kick troupe Step Afrika! is giving a free performance at the Kennedy Center tonight, and you’re going to have to get in line early to get one of those steamin’ hot tickets. Performance runs from 6:00 to […]