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Review: Open Mic

Review: Open Mic

Dan Friedman, Staff Writer

April 10, 2018

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...

Open Mics offer a variety of routines

Open Mics offer a variety of routines

February 4, 2016

Rock. Jazz. Folk. Throw in a comedy routine and some musical theatre as well. Open Mic nights are a melting pot of genres, and all are welcome. Despite the comforts of a small setting, junior Will Guzman said that there has been a noticeable decline in audience size in the past two years. “Whe...

Review: Micsgiving

Ido Kushner

November 29, 2015

The night kicked off with a performance by senior Zach Altshuler and band director, Carolyn Castellano. The duet performed the song “It’s Too Late” by Carole King, while the audience clapped their hands to the fast tempo. Micsgiving, the high school’s November Open Mic Night on Tuesday, Nov....

Review: October Open Mic Night

Ani Mathison, Staff Writer

October 19, 2015

  The night began with band director Carolyn Castellano, senior Tristan Geary, and senior Jory Cherry singing a song about dirt. “This is a song about dirt. Nothing else,” said Castellano, before beginning their number that set the mood for the evening: fun, casual and funny. The song fe...

Review: Opening Open Mic’s laid-back setting encourages performers to express freely

Review: Opening Open Mic’s laid-back setting encourages performers to express freely

September 19, 2015

by Cleo Falvey The atmosphere in the band room before the school’s first Open Mic began was casual, relaxed and friendly as about 10 performers and 10 audience members chatted, reclined on couches, pillows and comfy chairs and snacked on chips, bagels and juice provided by the organizers. The...

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