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  • March 7STATES PLAY: Wednesday, March 15 and Thursday, 16 at 7:30 pm in the Roberts/Dubbs Auditorium

  • March 7Ticket sales for Junior Semi-Formal began March 1st and will continue until Wednesday, March 15th.

  • March 7SPRING PLAY: "EVERY 28 HOURS" March 8, 3:30 pm, March 9 & 10, 7:30 pm, March 11, 3:30 pm & 7:30 pm in the Black Box theater

Review: Grease

Review: Grease

Jamie Martinez, Staff Writer
February 2
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, ...

Review: All-Town Chorus Concert

Review: All-Town Chorus Concert

Elene Chamberlin, Staff Writer
January 11
Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

The Roberts-Dubbs Auditorium overflowed with parents excitedly chattering in anticipation of seeing their kids singing on the big stage. An animated energy buzzed in the auditorium as K-12 students darted in and about the crowd dressed in formal attire.  Nearly every seat was filled and nearly ever...

Review: Jazz Improv Music Festival

Review: Jazz Improv Music Festival

Jan Bloch, Staff Writer
December 4
Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

With both the audience and the musician on stage, a very personal experience occurred on Dec. 2 in the Roberts-Dubbs Auditorium.  This concert was led by three groups of musicians. The first group was led by Jorrit Dijkstra and were called Matchbox Trio. The second group was the Junior Music Collective, and the third group was the A...

Review: Needs Improvment Battle

Susanna Kemp, Staff Writer
May 31
Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

The Needs Improvment “Battle” on May 28 in the Roberts-Dubbs Auditorium pitted alumni against current members of the improv troupe in a good-natured competition that was both hilarious and bittersweet, as it marked the last performance for the seniors. The current members of the troupe marched on...

Review: Student Directed

Review: Student Directed

Leon Yang, Raven Bogues, and Karina Lorenzo
May 31
Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

Student Directed, which was performed on Friday, May 20 and Saturday, May 21 featured a series of twenty-minute plays directed and performed by students.   Friday, May 20 “High School Musical”: Adapted and directed by sophomores Felicia Rosen and Emily Gerson and written by Peter Ba...

Review: Don’t Knock Opportunity

Review: Don’t Knock Opportunity

Rosa Stern Pait, Co-Editor in Chief
May 18
Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

A high school senior who got into his dream college in another state but decides not to go because he needs to take care of his younger sisters. A biracial girl who isn’t sure which box to check for “ethnicity” on official documents. A 19-year-old who learns about confidence and identity while d...

Gallery: Progressions Preview 2016

Gallery: Progressions Preview 2016

Cleo Falvey, Arts Writing Editor
May 3
Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

Progressions, the high school dance department's annual showcase, debuts Thursday, May 5, at 7:30 p.m. in the Roberts / Dubbs Auditorium. Until then, browse the gallery below, which was taken during the dress rehearsal for the show. ...

Review: Revisions

Review: Revisions

Cleo Falvey, Arts Writing Editor
January 15
Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

Variety is the spice of life, and variety was certainly in abundance at Revisions 2016. Held in Dance Studio One in the Tappan Gym at 7:30 p.m., the showcase of dancing, singing and improv had the theater crowded. A supportive audience was engaged throughout the entirety of the 90-minute show. The n...

ROM: Chestnut Hill Restaurant

ROM: Chestnut Hill Restaurant

Penelope Cruz, Staff Writer
January 12
Filed under Arts, Restaurant Reviews

We arrived and took a seat on the plush bar stools. The blue walls covered with pictures and paintings, reinforced the feeling of a local, homey restaurant. A smiling waitress brought over a menu. As we browsed through our brunch options, we heard the quiet chatter of the people around us. The Che...

Review: Needs Improvment

Review: Needs Improvment

Jillian Goldstein, Staff Writer
January 10
Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews

Needs Improvment, the improvisational acting group at the high school, performs with such a natural feeling, fluidity and joy, it is difficult to tell that performers make up their lines in the moment. On Friday, Jan. 8, in the Roberts-Dubbs Auditorium, the group once again wowed an audience with t...

December Open Mic Night: A Merry Little Mic

Ceci Cipullo, Contributing Writer
December 23
Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews

Christmas Tree lights of blue and green were hanging on the walls and the holiday themed cookies and candy canes made attendants feel cozy and festive. This wintery theme inspired many of the performers to perform holiday music at the event.

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ROM: Pineapple Thai

ROM: Pineapple Thai

Mia Abulaf, Staff Writer
December 3
Filed under Arts, Restaurant Reviews

From the moment we walked in to Pineapple Thai, the experience was remarkable. At around 8 p.m., we stood in Brookline’s new take-out restaurant and waited for our food. Pineapple Thai, which is located on 6 Cypress St, gives customers the option of either take-out or delivery. There were cheery yellow ...

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