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Ballerina paintings portray emotional aspect of dance

Ballerina paintings portray emotional aspect of dance

Zoe Tseng, Staff Writer

January 8, 2019


Filed under Arts, Visual Arts Reviews

The typical image that comes to mind at the word “ballerina” is a girl in a pink tutu holding an excruciating pose. Many paintings of dancers center on the beauty of this pose and the ballerina’s serene expression. Edgar Degas is especially known for these types of paintings, but a new exhi...

Restaurant 108 Top Chef: Nathan Lourie

Restaurant 108 Top Chef: Nathan Lourie

Jackie Perelman, Arts Writing Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Arts, Restaurant Reviews

On April 3, team leader senior Nathan Lourie kicked off the first of five Top Chef competitions with what he called a sandwich themed menu. Last year Lourie won Top Chef with two seniors. Lourie has been working at Restaurant 108 for two years, as well as a restaurant called Jakes. For the appet...

Review: Moonlighting

Review: Moonlighting

Jason Altshuler, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 21, 2018


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

Have you ever seen your teachers sing, dance or play the guitar? On Friday, Jan. 19, students and families did, as hundreds crowded into the Roberts-Dubbs Auditorium to watch the first Moonlighting show since 2012. Moonlighting is a variety show in which faculty members, not students, perform. According...

Review: Needs Improvment

Review: Needs Improvment

Sophia Stewart, Staff Writer

January 17, 2018


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

How would a meeting of the Reptilian Sexuality Club go down, and what would feuding librarians have to say to each other? The members of Needs Improvment took on these tricky questions, while wearing pajamas, in a witty, spontaneous, and absolutely hilarious performance on Jan. 11 in the Roberts-Dubbs...

Album Review: Younger Now by Miley Cyrus

Album Review: Younger Now by Miley Cyrus

Nick Eddinger, Arts Writing Editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Arts, Showcase

Artists can go through many changes throughout their career. Miley Cyrus has changed her image in the public eye more times than anyone can count. With her new album “Younger Now,” Cyrus has chosen to reinvent herself yet again. Cyrus is still churning out radio pop, but now with an added touch of...

Review: Micsgiving

Review: Micsgiving

Colby Sutton, Staff Writer

November 26, 2016


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

Feet tapping, heads bouncing and students lined up for turkey sandwiches. This was the scene at the annual Micsgiving open mic event on Nov. 24, hosted by band director Carolyn Castellano. The show began with a student who performed a song and played guitar along with it. The band Lemon Juice, which...

December Open Mic Night: A Merry Little Mic

Ceci Cipullo, Contributing Writer

December 23, 2015


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews

Christmas Tree lights of blue and green were hanging on the walls and the holiday themed cookies and candy canes made attendants feel cozy and festive. This wintery theme inspired many of the performers to perform holiday music at the event.

Movie Review: Spotlight

Movie Review: Spotlight

Sarah Groustra, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews

  On Jan. 2, 2002, the Boston Globe Spotlight news team published an article revealing a sexual abuse scandal that hit close to home for many of its readers--the offenders were all officials in the Catholic Church and had molested hundreds of young children for years. The new movie "Spotlight...

Review: Needs Improvment/BETCo

Benjamin Mandl, Staff writer

November 13, 2015


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews

  The Needs Improvment and BETCo showcase began with all the actors marching onstage while happy music played. Shortly afterward, there was an opening monologue by an actor, senior Gabe Doyle, to which the rest of the cast told him, “You need improvement!” On Thursday, Nov. 12, Needs Improvment...

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