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Review: Música y Cultura 2019

Review: Música y Cultura 2019

Peter Finnerty, Staff Writer

June 21, 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 21, 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...

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...

Dancers break free from conformity in Progressions show

Dancers break free from conformity in Progressions show

Hallie LeTendre and Erika Sanchez

May 14, 2019

As the stage lights began to dim, the bodies of dozens of dancers appeared. Dressed in all-grey outfits, the dancers effortlessly began to take up space on the stage.  The atmosphere was set dark, with a sole fluorescent light shining, reflecting on each dancer’s silhouette. The fluidity of their movement ...

Students and teachers collaborate on script for competition

Students and teachers collaborate on script for competition

Anoushka Mallik, Staff Writer

March 24, 2019

Shhh It’s scripting! The process of writing the statewide competition play, this year titled “Shhh It’s Coming”, is a collaboration with equal input between students and teachers. The collaborative process allows for the play to grow and improve. The process begins with an idea sprouted...

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

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

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...

“Bohemian Rhapsody” movie delves deep into Queen’s intricacies

“Bohemian Rhapsody” movie delves deep into Queen’s intricacies

Oliver Fox and Graham Krewinghaus

October 29, 2018

In the modern era, the band, Queen, is a household name. Everyone knows hits like “We Will Rock You”, "Bohemian Rhapsody" and “Another One Bites The Dust”. This, however, wasn’t always the case. Freddie Mercury and his band of misfits rose to fame because they never followed the formula. It ...

Poet provides an eye-opening experience for the high school

Poet provides an eye-opening experience for the high school

Yiming Fu, Opinions Editor

October 14, 2018

“I’m lazy,” poet Martin Espada jokes when asked why he writes poems instead of books or journalism articles. Elaborating, Espada describes how poems convey stories concisely and powerfully, allowing him to pack in more “oomph,” and then release the intensity into the air when read aloud. ...

“Mid90s” movie delights universally with its unique message

“Mid90s” movie delights universally with its unique message

Mia Thompson, Rachel Nguyen, and Graham Krewinghaus

October 7, 2018

"Mid90s" is an outlier; a movie about teenagers that does not fall into the trope of coming of age stories that society loves. Through its raw emotion and deliberate yet understated screenplay, Jonah Hill’s directorial debut provides a necessary redefinition of what it means to grow up. Hill’...

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