The Sagamore

AOM: Bradley Wolf

AOM: Bradley Wolf

Renata Shen, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts

You’ve likely heard about a double threat and a triple threat. What about a quintuple threat? Through participation in orchestra, choir, dance, gymnastics and musical theatre, sophomore Bradley Wolf’s extensive resume includes almost every aspect of performing arts. For him, performing is not jus...

Artists give advice to aspiring underclassmen

Artists give advice to aspiring underclassmen

Emma Kahn, News Writing Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts

Close your eyes and listen: there is beautiful music floating through the air. Open your eyes and look: incredible pieces of art line the walls with no end in sight. Where are you? A concert hall? A museum? No. You are simply at Brookline High School, a school filled with incredible artists. How...

Meet the a capella groups: Testostatones

Meet the a capella groups: Testostatones

Iman Khan, Arts Managing Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts, Showcase, Video

The Testostatones meet during X-block and on Sunday nights. If you are interested in joining, the auditions will be held on May 29 through June 1.

Restaurant 108 Top Chef: Ben Haber

Restaurant 108 Top Chef: Ben Haber

Daisy Elliot, Opinions Writing Editor

April 14, 2018


Filed under Arts, Restaurant Reviews, Showcase

On April 10, junior Ben Haber cooked in the second of five Top Chef competitions in Restaurant 108. This week's menu showcased Spanish classics with modern interpretations. This is Haber’s first year working at Restaurant 108, but he has experience working at Barcelona Wine Bar and is one of the top ...

Movie Review: “Black Panther”

Movie Review: “Black Panther”

Sidonie Brown, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018


Filed under Arts

Everyone knows the age-old trope: the honorable and infallible protagonist versus the nefarious bad guy, a stark contrast of good against evil. We see it all the time, but in a fresh turn, Marvel has provided us with a nuanced villain with Erik Killmonger (portrayed by Michael B. Jordan) in this year...

Custodian Richard Freeman’s passion for art inspires others

Custodian Richard Freeman’s passion for art inspires others

Sophia Stewart, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018


Filed under Arts

Have you ever wondered what a custodian does when he’s not keeping our school in order? In the case of Richard Freeman, a custodian at the high school for the past 11 years, the answer is in the paintings on the walls of the main office, English department and other rooms throughout the buildin...

Movie Review: The Post

Movie Review: The Post

Dan Friedman, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


Filed under Arts

Steven Spielberg brings yet another gripping and thrilling drama to the big screens. Pairing up Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks for the first time, he has produced a great film. The Post, released on Jan. 12, follows the story of the Washington Post and its decision to publish the Pentagon Papers, a ser...

Review: Open Mic

Review: Open Mic

Dan Friedman, Staff Writer

April 10, 2018


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews

Open Mic Night is exactly as it sounds: a casual and friendly event for which students sign up to perform, and then do. Open Mic Night is primarily student-run and performed. The atmosphere was very warm and inviting: At the front of the room, there were the instruments, and then directly in front, t...

Restaurant 108 Top Chef: Nathan Lourie

Restaurant 108 Top Chef: Nathan Lourie

Jackie Perelman, Arts Writing Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Arts, Restaurant Reviews

On April 3, team leader senior Nathan Lourie kicked off the first of five Top Chef competitions with what he called a sandwich themed menu. Last year Lourie won Top Chef with two seniors. Lourie has been working at Restaurant 108 for two years, as well as a restaurant called Jakes. For the appet...

Review: Presidential Portraits

Review: Presidential Portraits

Ella Kitterman, Co- Editor in Chief

April 7, 2018


Filed under Arts, Showcase, Visual Arts Reviews

Former President Barack Obama’s presidency was full of firsts. He was the first Black President of the United States. The first to legalize gay marriage during his term. The first to refuse campaign finance from the government. He took our country in a different direction and his final statement as he l...

Jim Papoulis composes songs with help from the Brookline schools

Jim Papoulis composes songs with help from the Brookline schools

Jackie Perelman, Arts Writing Editor

April 4, 2018


Filed under Arts

Working with Beyonce, Snoop Dogg and Aretha Franklin, as well as the United Nations, are only part of world renowned composer and conductor Jim Papoulis’s lengthy resume. Papoulis founded the Foundation for Small Voices in 2000 with the goal of bringing music to underprivileged communities. P...

Students develop lifelong art skills through high school classes

Students develop lifelong art skills through high school classes

Madison Sklaver, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018


Filed under Arts

Dancing across the stage, playing interactive games in drama classes or singing in a concert; many students participate in art classes at the high school. For many, skills learned or added to at the high school are ones that could be made into a career. A wide range of artistic students have learn...

The student news site of Brookline High School
Arts