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2018 Tony Award Nominations: Best Musical

2018 Tony Award Nominations: Best Musical

Angela Torricella, Editor-in-Chief

May 25, 2018


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With the Tony Awards just over two weeks away, now is the time to get to buckle-down on your Broadway knowledge.  The 2017-2018 Broadway season has been dominated by productions inspired by movies and television, with Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two, Children of a Lesser God, Mean G...

Bollywood Movie, Padmaavat, Review

Bollywood Movie, Padmaavat, Review

Srinidhi Polkampally, Opinions Editor

March 1, 2018


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Currently standing as the 6th highest grossing Bollywood movie, Padmavaat, hit theaters world-wide on January 25th 2018. The sweetheart of Indian cinema, Deepika Padukone, starred as the female lead, establishing Padmaavat as the highest grossing, female-centered, Bollywood movie. Established Indian st...

The Maestro’s Corner: A Sweet Suite

The Maestro’s Corner:  A Sweet Suite

Emma San Martin, Entertainment Editor

January 19, 2018


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The French Suites are some of Bach's most beloved keyboard works. In this article, I examine the brilliant French Suite #5, as performed by Sir András Schiff.

Eva Noblezada and Jon Jon Briones Make Debuts Worth Remembering in “Miss Saigon”

Eva Noblezada and Jon Jon Briones Make Debuts Worth Remembering in “Miss Saigon”

Angela Torricella, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017


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“Miss Saigon” has an extensive history, journeying from the stages of the West End in London to the Broadway Theatre in New York City not once, but twice.  The original production featured Lea Salonga as Kim, a recently orphaned seventeen-year-old girl.  (Salonga is also known for her performances...

The Maestro’s Corner: A D.J. Favorite

The Maestro’s Corner: A D.J. Favorite

Emma San Martin, Entertainment Editor

November 14, 2017


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What makes house music "house music?" Where did it come from? And what makes it so great for dancing, anyway? Get ready to find out!

The Maestro’s Corner: Bells Under the Ocean

The Maestro’s Corner: Bells Under the Ocean

Emma San Martin, Entertainment Editor

October 23, 2017


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"La Cathédrale Engloutie" ("The Submerged Cathedral") is one of Debussy's greatest piano works. But did you know it also tells a strange and mysterious story? Let's take a listen...

Does “It” Do the Book Justice?

Does “It” Do the Book Justice?

Jared Fel, Editor In-Chief

September 28, 2017


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In 1986, author Stephen King published “It,” which introduced to the science-fiction community seven tenacious teenagers nicknamed The Losers Club, who faced off against a child-killing, shape-shifting clown named Pennywise (or, as the kids call him, It), an evil being that has been infesting their...

The Maestro’s Corner: Chillest Beats

The Maestro’s Corner:  Chillest Beats

Emma San Martin, Entertainment Editor

September 28, 2017


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Lofi is an emerging subgenre of hip hop with a focus on chill vibes. But where did it originate?

The Maestro’s Corner: More than Four

The Maestro’s Corner: More than Four
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Emma San Martin, Entertainment Editor

June 7, 2017


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"The Four Seasons" is composer Antonio Vivaldi's most famous work. While it's certainly a masterpiece, there's much more to Vivaldi.

The Legacy of the Pirates of the Caribbean

The Legacy of the Pirates of the Caribbean

Isabel Slingerland, Entertainment Editor

May 24, 2017


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With the first Pirates of the Caribbean movie coming out in 2003, the series has become a household favorite for many of our high school classmates. But what makes this series a legacy whose newest film in the series is still the talk of the town? Logistically, they haven’t been one of those series...

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