Post-Apocalyptic Modern Dance Opera: DEVIATED THEATRE’s “creature” showing in Washington, D.C.

By EMILY WALZ WASHINGTON -- The weekend of Feb. 27th and 28th brought to the Atlas Performing Arts Center on H Street Northeast DEVIATED THEATRE’s creature, an original post-apocalyptic modern dance opera created by Kimmie Dobbs Chan and Enoch Chan, for two performances as part of the tri-weekend 6th annual Atlas INTERSECTIONS festival. A D.C./Baltimore-based…

All Washed Up

By Mitch Rhyner BOLOGNA -- Take a few once-mediocre players, bench-riders, and one guy who attended Syracuse University during the Gerry McNamara years, and you have the SAIS Europe basketball team. Playing in the amateur Bologna University league, Centro Universitario Sportivo Bologna (CUSB), games against even average teams are extremely frustrating. “TAKE CARE OF THE…

Dupont Circle Vigil Remembers Slain North Carolina Students

By JAMEEL KHAN WASHINGTON -- Over 100 onlookers filled Dupont Circle last Thursday for a candlelight vigil to remember 23-year-old Deah Barakat, his wife 21-year-old Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha, and Yusor’s 19-year-old sister, Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, three Muslim students who were killed “execution-style” in Chapel Hill, North Carolina last Tuesday. “We call together this vigil to…

SAISers “Walk Out” For Justice

by JAMEEL KHAN WASHINGTON — At 3:30pm on Wednesday, Dec. 2, the Nitze lobby swelled with students, faculty, and administrators gathered to hear second-year students Cory Bullock and Amanda Roach speak spontaneously about rising racial tensions in the United States in the wake of the Staten Island grand jury decision to not indict police officer Daniel…