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“Sweeney Todd” to be last musical before director retires

“Sweeney Todd” to be last musical before director retires

Madison Sklaver, Longform Editor

January 17, 2019


Filed under Arts, Showcase

Before each musical, Christian Polos jumps on stage to introduce the show and the cast. He talks about all the hard work the cast has done, the subject of the musical, and immediately jokes around with the audience. Even from just his short introduction to the musical, his personality shines through....

Movie Review: The Princess Switch

Movie Review: The Princess Switch

Nick Eddinger, Photography Managing Editor

January 16, 2019


Filed under Arts, Movie Review

With holiday cheer and festivities coming to an end, Netflix beckons yet another round of low-budget, uninspired, feel-good Christmas movies to bring a sense of wholeness to your living-room. Last year saw the notable addition of “The Christmas Prince” which shook families with its tooth-achingl...

Tech week unites drama casts through love of theater

Tech week unites drama casts through love of theater

Elena Su, Staff Writer

January 15, 2019


Filed under Arts

The stage is animated with characters laughing and talking while standing bathed in the orange stage lights. As the scene comes to an end, the performers scuttle off the stage, heading for the wings. Moments later, they emerge from behind the curtain to run the scene again. After this, they’ll have to d...

Organization hires teens to hone creativity

Organization hires teens to hone creativity

Sidonie Brown, Arts Editor

January 14, 2019


Filed under Arts

On a Tuesday afternoon, while the sun dipped below the horizon, the studios of the Artists For Humanity (AFH) EpiCenter in Boston glowed with the excitement and passion of over a hundred teenage artists at work. Some hunched over sketchbooks. Others toggled with tools on a computer screen. Still mor...

Coolidge Corner Hot Chocolates: Face Off

Coolidge Corner Hot Chocolates: Face Off

Rachel Lee and Jade Kwitkiwski

January 13, 2019


Filed under Arts, reviews, Showcase

Sixth Place: Allium Market Neither of us had ever been to Allium, so this selection was mostly spur of the moment as we passed the historic-looking building with a white garlic clove on the window. Walking in, the impression was definitely a “wow” with hanging plants on the ceiling and different ...

ICA exhibit provides visitors with interactive experience

ICA exhibit provides visitors with interactive experience

Graham Krewinghaus, Staff Writer

January 12, 2019


Filed under Arts, Showcase

A large room, filled with people moving about and enjoying themselves, acts as an entrance for the exhibit. A digital display covers the back wall and acts almost like a mirror, replaying the room’s events, but warping the motions of the crowd as it does so. The display creates a peculiar sort of dist...

Alumni use high school arts education in their careers

Alumni use high school arts education in their careers

Jake Zucker, Staff Writer

January 11, 2019


Filed under Arts

When Class of 2012 alumnus Julian Hermano started high school, he was, in his words, “legit mad shy.” The drama classes that he took for elective credit struck a chord with him and helped transform him from a person who would go home right after school to play video games, to the confident, hard...

Review: Yes Fest

Review: Yes Fest

Harris Bubalo and Evan Suk

January 10, 2019


Filed under Arts

From the roaring guitars to the bombastic drums, there is an emotion that is felt at a good concert. It is a feeling of energy derived from the pure heart and soul that the performers put into their music. It makes you want to nod your head, sing, shout and jump up and down. This is exactly the atmos...

Students break stereotypes through fashion expression

Students break stereotypes through fashion expression

Maddie Kennedy, Regulars Managing Editor

January 9, 2019


Filed under Arts, Showcase

The owner of the iconic fashion company Prada, Miuccia Prada, once said: "What you wear is how you present yourself to the world, especially today, when human contacts are so quick. Fashion is instant language." While some may think that boys typically don’t care about what they wear, the reali...

Ballerina paintings portray emotional aspect of dance

Ballerina paintings portray emotional aspect of dance

Zoe Tseng, Staff Writer

January 8, 2019


Filed under Arts, Visual Arts Reviews

The typical image that comes to mind at the word “ballerina” is a girl in a pink tutu holding an excruciating pose. Many paintings of dancers center on the beauty of this pose and the ballerina’s serene expression. Edgar Degas is especially known for these types of paintings, but a new exhi...

Students use their clothing as a canvas for expression

Yiming Fu, Opinions Editor

January 7, 2019


Filed under Arts

Whatever you want, wherever you want. Go crazy, bold, simple, or subdued, send a message, display your talent. The best part is, you can change into something else at the end of the day. Clothing customization allows high school students to express their creativity and individuality in a unique way...

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