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AOM: Nick Anmahian

AOM: Nick Anmahian

Rachel Nguyen, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018


Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts

Taking his seat before the piano, a rush of adrenaline runs through his body. He gives the audience a confident look before he turns to the piano and loses himself in the music. Junior Nick Anmahian has cultivated a passion for music and playing the piano. Anmahian’s interest in playing the pian...

Performance Review: All-Town Chorus 2018

Performance Review: All-Town Chorus 2018

Taeyeon Kim, Staff Writer

January 14, 2018


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

Beautiful harmonies filled the air as the Baker School Chorus launched into “Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor,” a poem by Emma Lazarus that was later set to music by Irving Berlin. The themes of this year’s All-Town Chorus Festival were undeniably clear: unity, inclusivity, hope, love and above...

Baking with Susanna: Salted caramel & chocolate fudge

Baking with Susanna: Salted caramel & chocolate fudge

Susanna Kemp, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 4, 2018


Filed under Arts, Showcase, Video

When I was younger, I went to summer camp. Every year, we went on a field trip to Six Flags, and I would buy fudge at one of those overpriced candy shops. So when I think of fudge, I think of summer days, good times and a group of girls huddling over a bag of candy with chocolate on their lips. Althou...

Performance Review: Winter Concert 2017

Performance Review: Winter Concert 2017

Jade Kwitkiwski, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Uncategorized

Delicate white projections of snowflakes danced on either side of the grand stage, the red velvet curtains framing a glowing stage. Orderly rows of black chairs sat in curved lines along the stage, waiting in anticipation for the next applause-worthy performance. On Dec. 14th, 2017, the Performing Arts Depa...

Gallery Review: Showdown! Kuniyoshi vs. Kunisada

Gallery Review: Showdown! Kuniyoshi vs. Kunisada

Nick Eddinger, Arts Writing Editor

December 18, 2017


Filed under Arts, News, Uncategorized, Visual Arts Reviews

Tucked away in the back hallways of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, “Showdown! Kuniyoshi vs. Kunisada,” contains an engaging and informative experience, comparing two brilliant woodblock print artists of the 1800s, Utagawa Kuniyoshi and Utagawa Kunisada. The grandeur of these two artists is well-ca...

Review: Student-selected art show

Review: Student-selected art show

Sidonie Brown, Staff Writer

December 17, 2017


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

Danish-French Impressionist Camille Pissarro once said, “Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing.” This quote decorates the starry background of Brookline sophomore Ourie Ophir Azoulay’s painting, which is a recreation of Pissarro’s own Boulev...

Students create journals to express their thoughts and stay organized

Students create journals to express their thoughts and stay organized

Mia Abulaf and Chloe Barber

December 13, 2017


Filed under Arts, Showcase

The art of balancing schoolwork, sports and extracurricular activities is seldom mastered in high school. To de-stress and be creative, many students find keeping a journal to be an essential part of their lifestyle. Junior Dafna Williams started keeping a journal at the end of 8th grade. She initia...

Breaking Boundaries: Students wear clothing that break gender norms

Breaking Boundaries: Students wear clothing that break gender norms

Evan Porco, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017


Filed under Arts

 He walks down the hallway to his first period. Rather than the familiar scuffling of Vans or Nike shoes, one can hear the steady clicking of heels. Numerous students at the high school choose to dress in clothes meant for a different gender than that which they are assigned, due to comfort, but also as ...

Sonia’s Kitchen: Chicken Tikka Masala

Sonia’s Kitchen: Chicken Tikka Masala

Sonia Bhattacharyya, News Writing Editor

December 11, 2017


Filed under Arts, Showcase

One of my favorite Indian recipes is my grandmother’s Chicken Tikka Masala! It tastes amazing with basmati rice or naan, and the ginger and spices infuse the chicken with flavor. This recipe is super delicious and fun to cook on the weekends when you have a serious craving for Indian food. Yield: 6-8 ...

Instagram provides young artists with feedback and inspiration

Instagram provides young artists with feedback and inspiration

Lauren Liang, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017


Filed under Arts, Informational

The internet connects people all over the world. Social media has succeeded in helping people reach larger audiences. Instagram has achieved both of these by helping people share their passions, while inspiring others from all parts of the globe. Art accounts feature young dancers, artists and musicians, and a...

Freshman Play 2017 Review: “Peter and the Starcatcher”

Freshman Play 2017 Review: “Peter and the Starcatcher”

Charlotte McMahon, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

The lights fade in as many different characters sit, staggered across the stage. A young boy, Peter, exclaims “When I was a boy I wished I could fly.” Moments later, pirates flood the stage aboard ships, ready to head off along the many adventures to come. This year’s freshman play, “Peter and th...

Album Review: Reputation by Taylor Swift

Album Review: Reputation by Taylor Swift

Sarah Groustra, News Writing Managing Editor

December 7, 2017


Filed under Album Review, Arts, News, Showcase

This summer, I heard the early Taylor Swift song “Speak Now” for the first time. It’s not too much of an exaggeration to say that it changed my life. Having missed out on a Taylor Swift phase in middle school, I reveled in the strong narrative arc and heartfelt belts of the song. So naturally, I wa...

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