Families of Wrongfully Detained Celebrate 7 Newly Freed

October 17, 2022

It was another tear-jerker event Oct. 15 in a Georgetown alley off M Street, between 31st Street and Wisconsin Avenue NW, at a temporary art exhibit of 18 somewhat fuzzy […]

Profs & Pints DC: Russia’s War for Minds

October 2, 2022

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Russia’s War for Minds,” a look at Vladimir Putin’s propaganda apparatus and the Russian media landscape, with Ksenia Turkova, linguist, former news anchor in Russia […]

Profs & Pints DC: Putin’s Endgame

September 7, 2022

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Putin’s Endgame,” a look at the Russian president’s long-term foreign policy objectives, with Michael Kimmage, professor of history at Catholic University, fellow at the German […]

Georgetown Mural on U.S. Detainees Brings Worldwide Attention and Tears

July 21, 2022

Who would have thought the launch of a black-and-white art exhibit of 18 somewhat fuzzy larger-than-life head shots, glued with wheat paste onto a craggy brick wall in a long […]

‘Sex on the Beach’ Cocktail

July 7, 2022

The summer of 2022 has been a flashback to the heydays of the 1980s. Tom Cruise has  topped the box office as Maverick, the titular character in the “Top Gun” […]

Profs & Pints DC: Regime Change in Russia?

May 17, 2022

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Regime Change in Russia?” a look at Vladimir Putin’s prospects of being removed from power, with Brian K. Grodsky, professor of political science at the […]

Profs & Pints DC: How Putin Speaks

April 25, 2022

Profs and Pints DC presents: “How Putin Speaks,” an analysis of what the Russian leader’s words reveal about his thinking and motives, with Ksenia Turkova, linguist, Voice of America journalist, […]

The Journey of Alla Rogers 

March 9, 2022

With a war going on in Ukraine, it seemed frivolous to run a spring arts preview without recognizing the courage and culture of the Ukrainian people. We spoke to Georgetowner […]

Ukrainian Georgetowner Appeals for Help, Understanding

February 28, 2022

The Georgetowner recently received this letter from a Ukrainian and longtime Georgetown resident Alla Rogers appealing for help in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine: By Alla Rogers How can […]

Ukraine Supporters Protest Russian Aggression at White House (photos)


Blue and yellow striped flags were ubiquitous as supporters of Ukraine gathered in Lafayette Square near the White House in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, Feb. 27, to condemn the Russian […]