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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


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase, Uncategorized

“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. ...

Poetry Out Loud 2018

Poetry Out Loud 2018

Madison Sklaver, Staff Writer

February 3, 2018


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

As the judges huddle in the corner, conferring, contestants wait. Some look relieved, but most are anxious. Some chat with one another, others stare off into space and bounce their legs up and down, patiently waiting to find out who won. On Feb. 1, 17 students of all grades performed and competed at t...

“The Radical King” event educates Brookline community

“The Radical King” event educates Brookline community

Natalie Jew, Regulars Editor

January 17, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On Jan. 15, people of all races from Brookline stood to sing “Lift Every Voice and Sing” by James Weldon Johnson and John Rosamond Johnson in a celebration of Martin Luther King Day at the Coolidge Corner Theater. The commemoration, this year called “The Radical King -- Fierce Urgency of Now,” was ...

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