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Innovation fellow fashions couture class

Innovation fellow fashions couture class

Iman Khan, Arts Writing Editor
March 8, 2017
Filed under Arts

Her hands continue to sew the dress, tailoring it in the seconds before the model takes the stage. She works fast, ready to move on to several other pieces soon to be displayed to the waiting audience. Last year, the high school’s 21st Century Fund, which has been responsible for supporting numerous ...

Upcoming Spring Play explores American racial tensions

Upcoming Spring Play explores American racial tensions

Josh Fleishman, Staff Writer
March 6, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase

Every 28 hours, a person of color is killed by a vigilante, security guard or police officer.  This highly contested statistic, from a 2012 study by the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement, is the foundation that supports the 2017 Spring Play, aptly titled Every 28 Hours. The show itself is a collection of one-minute pl...

Review: Imogen Cunninghan, In Focus at MFA Boston

Review: Imogen Cunninghan, In Focus at MFA Boston

Sofia Reynoso, Staff Writer
March 5, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase

Imogen Cunningham is a legend in the photography world. One of the first women to be recognized in her field, her exploration of portraits, still lifes, botanicals, urban landscapes and portraits. Her mastery of darkroom techniques, paired with her stark black-and-white prints, convey as much, if not ...

Gallery: Elementary School Art

Gallery: Elementary School Art

Maddie Kostant-Greeley, Staff Writer
March 2, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase

The Sagamore asked students from the high school to submit their old art from elementary school. Click through the gallery to view the adorable results!

Review: ReVisions 2017

Review: ReVisions 2017

Jackie Perelman, Staff Writer
February 12, 2017
Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

Family members and friends sit on plastic chairs or on small foam mats, anxiously waiting to see their loved ones perform. It is a fairly small event; it has not been widely advertised and there are no programs. Yet it is a full house, and the performers are passionate people yearning to share their ...

Baking with Susanna: Valentine’s Day Cupcakes

Baking with Susanna: Valentine’s Day Cupcakes

Susanna Kemp, Breaking News Writing Editor
February 12, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase

Looking for something sweet to make for Valentine’s Day (or your next snow day)? These red velvet cupcakes are moist, easy to make and fun to decorate. Yield: 24 regular sized cupcakes or 72 mini cupcakes Ingredients Cupcakes 1 ½ cups vegetable oil 1 ½ cups granulated sugar 2 ...

Stickers on technology provide area to broadcast opinions and interests

Stickers on technology provide area to broadcast opinions and interests

Becky Perelman, Staff Writer
February 4, 2017
Filed under Arts, Peeps on the Street, Showcase

Freshman Grace Sokolow showcases a pro-choice sticker on her phone, a symbol for women's rights and their own choices regarding their bodies. “My mom went to a rally and she got a sticker. I also had a Planned Parenthood support sticker,” said Sokolow.   Sophomore Annie DiAdamo’s sticker is...

Review: Grease

Review: Grease

Jamie Martinez, Staff Writer
February 2, 2017
Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

Go, Greased Lightning! Packed with stunningly choreographed dance numbers, talented singers and captivating showtunes, Grease, the high school’s 2017 musical, was a hit. The musical follows the trials and tribulations of the relationship between Danny Zuko, played by sophomore Diego Echeverria de Cordova, ...

Poetry Out Loud

Poetry Out Loud

Sofia Georgaklis and Nick Eddinger
February 2, 2017
Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

The high school's Poetry Out Loud competition took place on Thursday, Feb. 2 during X-block. A group of 15 students recited poems and were judged by teachers Robert Levine, Christina Shen, Sarah Kornell and Peter Sedlak. Senior Makena Binker-Cosen won first place, and Freshmen Justin Chiu and Sarah ...

AOM: Isobel Souza

AOM: Isobel Souza

Sonia Bhattacharyya, Staff Writer
February 2, 2017
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Showcase

Music blasts from speakers, and the show is about to begin. Junior Isobel Souza sings along to the music, feeling nervous electricity before her World of Dance competition. For Souza, dance has allowed her to form lasting friendships and land a teaching job at the Brookline Teen Center train...

Student rappers find diverse ways to express themselves

Student rappers find diverse ways to express themselves

Jason Altshuler, Arts Writing Editor
February 1, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase

At the high school, many students make rap music as a creative outlet. However, these artists approach the art form in different ways.

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