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Review: Political Intent and Beyond Limits at the Museum of Fine Arts

Valentina Rojas-Posada, Breaking News Managing Editor
May 24, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase

Walking into the Political Intent and Beyond Limits exhibits, it is immediately evident that they are not your typical art exhibits. The mix of abstract and contemporary pieces highlights social issues and has the potential to redefine how we think about art. The exhibits are placed in parallel inst...

Teacher Feature: Elizabeth Brennan

Sonia Bhattacharyya, Staff Writer
May 24, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase

Drawing and painting do not always come naturally to many students at Brookline High. Many students arrive in the Drawing I classroom just to inform the teacher that “they aren’t really an artist.” For visual arts teacher is Elizabeth Brennan, playing a role in cultivating each and every student’s artistic talent has...

Restaurant of the Month: Coolidge Corner Pizza Comparison

Emma Khan, Staff Writer
May 24, 2017
Filed under Arts, Restaurant Reviews, Showcase

Who doesn’t like pizza? It would be hard not to in Brookline. We visited three well-loved pizza places on Harvard Street in Coolidge Corner: Oath Craft Pizza, Otto and the Upper Crust Pizzeria to see which one was the best. Each restaurant provided a variety of services, ranging from food quality to ae...

Free Music Lessons Promote Strong Relationships Between Students

Free Music Lessons Promote Strong Relationships Between Students

Natalie Jew, Staff Writer
May 24, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase

The Brookline Music Program brought to life the idea of a place where high school and middle school musicians could come together to learn how to play an instrument. The student-run organization, which is currently held at the Brookline Teen Center, creates a relationship in which a high school volunteer gives free music lessons to a middle school child. The...

Annual Student Directed Festival emboldens creative growth

Annual Student Directed Festival emboldens creative growth

Paul Miller-Schmidt, Opinions Writing Editor
May 18, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase

Adaptations of the cartoon show Bob’s Burgers, satires on the ungratefulness of Brookline and classics like The Rhinoceros are just a few examples of the vast range of performances at the Drama Society’s Student Directed Festival. Student Directed is a two day festival during which groups of st...

New Post-Secret U display aims to increase mental health dialogue

New Post-Secret U display aims to increase mental health dialogue

Ani Mathison, Assistant Photo Manager
May 17, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase

BHS Active Minds is a new club that exists nationwide and is active in many colleges. The goal of the club is to destigmatize mental health, open up conversations about mental health and create a safe space to have those conversations.The 21st Century Fund granted the club money to put together the Po...

A Brookline landmark: the Coolidge Corner Theater

A Brookline landmark: the Coolidge Corner Theater

Sarah Groustra, Arts Writing Editor
May 16, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase

The iconic, art deco marquee of the Coolidge Corner Theater has presided over Brookline since 1933, drawing in cinephiles and casual moviegoers alike. In its more than eighty years of operation, the screens have shown a range of films from Modern Times to Get Out. However,  it is not just the smell of pop...

Review: Needs Improvment Show

Review: Needs Improvment Show

Vera Targoff, Staff Writer
May 16, 2017
Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

The Robert-Dubbs Auditorium speakers played songs by Bruce Springsteen, U2 and Coldplay as students and parents made their way inside, excitedly chattering about the performance to come. The first few rows were filled with students, and parents and family members spread out throughout the auditorium. ...

Teachers’ Tunes: Edition Three

Teachers’ Tunes: Edition Three

Sofia Reynoso, Staff Writer
May 13, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase

Ms. Crocker Mr. Shiffman Dean Redding ...

Baking with Susanna: Mother’s Day Lemon Bars

Baking with Susanna: Mother’s Day Lemon Bars

Susanna Kemp, Breaking News Writing Editor
May 13, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase

You can surprise your mom by doing a nice deed and making her happy by baking for her on Mother’s Day tomorrow! These lemon squares are awesome; they’re tangy and sweet at the same time. For all you cookie dough lovers, you’ll be in dough heaven with this crust. It’s like cookie dough crust,...

Review: Music Collective Spring Concert

Review: Music Collective Spring Concert

Sofia Reynoso, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017
Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

A night of jazz music commenced when sharply-dressed musicians walked on stage, eagerly awaited by parents and other audience members. With the first note, the audience was already captivated and would be for the next hour and a half. The Music Collective held their spring concerts on April 6 and 7...

Restaurant of the Month: Harry’s All American Breakfast

Restaurant of the Month: Harry’s All American Breakfast

Haley Bayne, Co-Editor-in-Chief
April 19, 2017
Filed under Arts, Restaurant Reviews

Harry’s All-American Breakfast, nestled in a quaint Roslindale strip mall, gives the true All-American feel. For such a charming and simple location, Harry’s is a happening restaurant for breakfast and lunch, especially on weekends. We arrived, and there was a brief wait before we were seated at a modest, ...

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