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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...

Student artist explores and excels in various mediums

Student artist explores and excels in various mediums

Phoebe Kallaher, Staff Writer

December 30, 2018


Filed under Arts

From watercolor painting, to t-shirt design, to acting and helping out backstage, Naomi Mirny has done it all. No one medium can contain Mirny’s artistic passion. She uses painting, drawing, slam poetry, theatre and creative writing in order to express herself physically and visually. For Mirny...

Costume teams set creative tone for productions

Costume teams set creative tone for productions

Jade Kwitkiwski, Arts Editor

December 16, 2018


Filed under Arts, Multimedia

Bright lights illuminate the young actors and actresses as they flit across the futuristic stage. Eloquent words of Shakespeare tumble off their tongues, captivating the room with words written hundreds of years ago. Now imagine that everyone on the stage, instaed of being adored with captivating details...

Tomtsu grows as a band and develops a unique sound

Tomtsu grows as a band and develops a unique sound

Rachel Lee, Arts Editor

December 15, 2018


Filed under Arts

The beat begins, slow and subtle at first, and then it grows, becoming louder and filling the room, then a bass kicks in, and then finally a guitar and then vocals. Improvised guitar riffs, Tuesday practices and 63,000 plays on Spotify all make up Tomtsu, a band of four juniors whose music falls somew...

Artist of the Month: Matt Litster

Artist of the Month: Matt Litster

Jackie Perelman, Arts Managing Editor

November 27, 2018


Filed under Arts

Most visual artists go to a paint store and buy a canvas or paper and use that as the base of their creations. Then they paint it with a sunset or the stars and moon and then have it to display forever. Junior Matt Litster creates art that is far less permanent, and he uses an entirely different can...

Needs Improvment and BETCo performance sparks humor and deeper thought

Needs Improvment and BETCo performance sparks humor and deeper thought

Phoebe Kallaher, Staff Writer

November 27, 2018


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, reviews, Showcase

From ranting about all the reasons to hate doors to an impromptu country song about skater boys, girls and people, the dual performance of Needs Improvment and the Brookline Education Theatre Company (BETCo) was both hilarious and captivating. In their first show of the year, Needs Improvment and BETCo perf...

Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure” mirrors modern day issues

Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure” mirrors modern day issues

Sidonie Brown, Arts Editor

November 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, reviews, Showcase

A man abusing his power to prey on women is an unfortunately familiar image. It is the story that has occupied countless headlines, provoked outrage and caused victims to come forward themselves. Now, this narrative has taken the stage in the form of this year’s production of “Measure for Measure,” o...

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