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Review: Progressions 2018

Rachel Lee, Staff Writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews

A red-lit backdrop and a cluster of black silhouettes begin the performance. Still dancers quickly come to life, throwing their arms in all different directions to the first sharp beats of the music. Hands quickly retracting back inward, the group moves together, functioning like one single body as they tw...

Review: Needs Improvment

Review: Needs Improvment

Sandeep Gingipalli, Staff Writer

May 20, 2018


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

From Irish pirates in 1647 to a group of people in heaven explaining how a banana peel led to their humorous deaths, the Needs Improvment show on May 11 made hilarious and witty dialogue out of bizarre scenarios. The event took place in the Robert-Dubbs Auditorium and left the audience laughing from...

Review: Poetry Fest

Review: Poetry Fest

Rachel Nguyen, Staff Writer

May 6, 2018


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews

On April 26 in the basement of Brookline Booksmith, the Brookline community, including students and faculty members of the high school, were ecstatic. It was a full house and everyone was on the edge of their seats. It was the annual Poetry Fest. This event encourages students, staff members and ...

Student dancers commit to outside classes

Student dancers commit to outside classes

Sonia Bhattacharyya, News Writing Editor

May 4, 2018


Filed under Arts

Imagine dancing two hours per day, six days per week, for nine straight years. Fine-tuning your skills and honing your craft outside of school, to such an extent that you could turn one of your hobbies into a profession. For many committed dancers at the high school, this is their reality. Many danc...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

Meet the a cappella groups: Note-A-Fy

Meet the a cappella groups: Note-A-Fy

Iman Khan, Arts Managing Editor

March 28, 2018


Filed under Arts, Showcase, Video

Note-A-Fy meets on Thursday and Sunday nights. If you are interested in joining, auditions will be held on April 30 and May 1, 2 and 4 from 3-5 p.m.  

Cooking with Sabrina and Jamie: Chexican Taco

Cooking with Sabrina and Jamie: Chexican Taco

Sabrina Zhou and Jamie Martinez

March 27, 2018


Filed under Arts, Showcase, Video

We decided to combine our differing heritages to create a culinary masterpiece. The combination of the Mexican taco with classic Chinese scallion pancakes proves to be a surprisingly delicious meal. We hope you get to try this out for yourselves, enjoy! Yield: about 6 tacos, depending on the si...

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