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Música y Cultura 2017

Música y Cultura 2017

Jamie Martinez and Sascha Wolf-Sorokin
June 3, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase

The auditorium shook with the powerful beating of the drums and strumming of guitars. The strong voices of the combined choruses sang an arrangement of traditional Puerto Rican bombas. This was the beginning of the annual music and dance performances in Música y Cultura. The Música y Cultura assembly, which has be...

Review: Enlightened Princesses

Review: Enlightened Princesses

Chloe Barber, Staff Writer
March 21, 2017
Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

Grand portraits of three clearly dominant princesses greet the viewers at the entrance of the exhibit with slightly condescending smiles and stone cold gazes, making the observer feel small. Though they do not look alike, all three women are similar in their outfits and atmosphere. They all wear...

Artist of the Month: Rae Bell

Artist of the Month: Rae Bell

Jackie Perelman, Staff Writer
March 9, 2017
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Showcase

She stands in the wings, preparing to take the stage. When she walks out, she is momentarily blinded by the light, but is no stranger to this feeling. She waits for the roar of the crowd to die down, relishing the feeling, and then she commences her twenty minute monologue. Senior Rae Bell is an 18-year-old...

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!

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...

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: Evan Paris

AOM: Evan Paris

Josh Fleishman, Staff Writer
January 25, 2017
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Showcase

Unlike a lot of artists at the high school who like to draw or paint, Senior Evan Paris works with stained glass and 2D mosaics. Although it’s not offered at the high school, Paris uses materials once used at the high school to pursue his passion. He hopes to continue art in the future as a hobby. “I f...

Review: New Women for a New Age: Japanese Beauties @ MFA

Review: New Women for a New Age: Japanese Beauties @ MFA

Nick Eddinger, Staff Writer
January 20, 2017
Filed under Arts, Informational, Performance Reviews, Showcase

The late 19th and early 20th centuries were critical in defining Japanese cultural identity. The depiction of women and how they reflected the country’s struggle to preserve their culture while remaining relevant in the modern world is beautifully displayed in the ongoing exhibition of  “New Women...

A capella groups provide insight on misconceptions

A capella groups provide insight on misconceptions

Emma Kahn, Staff Writer
January 12, 2017
Filed under Arts

Perfect Pitch and Note-A-Fy: two all-girls a cappella groups, fighting for the top a cappella spot at the high school. Are they rivals? Not so much. Contrary to popular belief and the fact that they are often compared to each other, Perfect Pitch and Note-A-Fy are actually more similar than not....

AOM Upgraded: Emma Staff

AOM Upgraded: Emma Staff

Josh Fleishman, Staff Writer
January 11, 2017
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Multimedia, Showcase

Senior Emma Staff has always had a passion for art. In 4th grade, she started sewing and designing clothes. As she grew older, she became interested in drawing, painting, metal working, jewelry making and photography. She learns most of her skills through classes at the high school, but she also expan...

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