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Parlour offers a new twist on traditional-style cuisine

Parlour offers a new twist on traditional-style cuisine

Anna Dong and Rachel Lee

October 28, 2019

Walking down the well-loved streets of Coolidge Corner, you may notice something different nestled between the familiar shops and food spots. Across the street from J.P. Licks, a new restaurant beckons with a simple blue sign reading “parlour.” On the sidewalk, a small chalkboard stand welcomes diner...

OLS poses challenges to freshman play rehearsal

OLS poses challenges to freshman play rehearsal

Sophia Stewart, Opinions managing editor

October 28, 2019

Sometimes putting on a drama can be quite a drama.  The cast and crew of the freshman play faced some unusual challenges this year, but they adapted to the demanding circumstances. Along the way, cast and crew have creatively shaped the classic, “Alice in Wonderland,” allowing students to le...

Movie Review: The Joker

Movie Review: The Joker

Oliver Fox, Opinions Editor

October 25, 2019

German philosopher Friedrich Nietzche claimed that laughter was an invention born out of despair; its creation was a mere byproduct of our suffering, spurred by a desire to forget why we suffer.  In a way, “Joker” is based on that worldview. A man with so little to live for and nowhere to run...

Student artists release music on Spotify through Brookline Teen Center

Student artists release music on Spotify through Brookline Teen Center

Jade Kwitkiwski, Arts Features Managing Editor

October 24, 2019

The room pulses with an electric energy as synths, songs and strings swirl around the recording studio and into the ears of delighted listeners. Born from the brains of creative student musicians and crafted with professionalism, their songs are ready to cross the finish line on legitimate streaming ap...

ICA exhibit takes a closer look into the ordinary

ICA exhibit takes a closer look into the ordinary

Elsie Wessels-Mains, Staff Writer

August 18, 2019

Summers might be for beaches and campfires, but the indoors still has a lot to offer with the “Entangled in the Everyday” exhibit at the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA).  The gallery, which will be featured until Aug. 25, showcases a series of mundane objects and pictures captured from e...

Review: Música y Cultura 2019

Review: Música y Cultura 2019

Peter Finnerty, Staff Writer

June 20, 2019

The loud beat of the drum swirled with the cheers from the audience; Música y Cultura was underway. People gathered in the Roberts-Dubbs Auditorium for the Música y Cultura performance to watch musicians and dancers celebrate Latin American, Caribbean and African culture through exciting song and dan...

Review: Camerata-Orchestra Concert

Review: Camerata-Orchestra Concert

Peter Finnerty, Staff Writer

June 20, 2019

The conductor raised her hands as the lights dimmed. The room went silent as each person focused their attention onto the stage and waited for the performance to begin. The Camerata-Orchestra Concert in the Roberts-Dubbs Auditorium featured a variety of different music, from Beethoven’s works to Iri...

Allegations prompt re-evaluation of musicians

Allegations prompt re-evaluation of musicians

Natalie Jew and Harris Bubalo

June 20, 2019

R. Kelly, Michael Jackson and Chris Brown were hugely popular musicians, but have now had their reputations defiled following accusations of sexual violence. Their songs have redefined R&B, hip hop and pop. All of them were named “kings” of their respective music genres. With sexual violence...

Unique drawing class fuses art with science

Unique drawing class fuses art with science

Harris Bubalo, Arts Editor

June 20, 2019

The curvature of a bird’s beak. The hue of a flower’s petal. The texture of a tree’s bark. Although many may consider the spheres of art and science to be entirely distinct, their observations of the natural world fall hand in hand. Through the creation of scientific illustrations, the Drawing fo...

Freshmen play stays serious while provides comic relief

Freshmen play stays serious while provides comic relief

Zoe Tseng, Staff Writer

June 12, 2019

Sometimes you need to let go of something because it’s weighing you down, but some things are worth fighting for; especially family. At the Marlow Little Big Top Circus, this particular family is a troupe of performers facing bankruptcy. The freshmen play, “Under the Big Top,” written by Martin Fo...

Review: Band Night

Review: Band Night

Katherine Picker, Staff Writer

June 12, 2019

Dinosaurs, cheese hats, race car drivers, and jesters are probably a few of the last things that you’d expect to see at a band concert. However, that’s exactly what makes the band concerts at BHS so unique. The Band Night concert on May 16, 2019 showcased three different bands: concert band, Music C...

MFA exhibit blurs gender boundaries in fashion

MFA exhibit blurs gender boundaries in fashion

Nina Rogers, Staff Writer

June 10, 2019

Walking down the street or the hallways of the high school, one of the first things that you might notice about the people around you are their clothes. Are they wearing jeans, leggings, a skirt, a dress? Are they wearing bright colors or more subdued tones? Are they wearing what society has deemed as...

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