Category: A&E

Old Master, New Faces

Old Master, New Faces

There was nothing drab about the opening night of Kehinde Wiley’s The SAM’s foyer was filled with the hippest and most diverse crowd of people I’ve ever been a part of in Seattle. The free opening gave everyone the opportunity to to witness Wiley’s godlike portraits of modern-day men and women. As I walked into the foyer, a model stood […]

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Unified Drama: ‘The Hound of the Baskervilles’

Unified Drama: ‘The Hound of the Baskervilles’

  Sherlock Holmes: A man who seeks out the truth with confidence and determination. A man who always succeeds. Holmes’ sleuthing, as recorded by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, has now been brought to the PAC this past Thursday in Unified Drama’s production, “The Hound of the Baskervilles.” “We chose it because it has a message of truth, and success, and […]

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Booked for the holidays?

Booked for the holidays?

The season of breaks is coming up. Students get two weeks off in December, a four day weekend in January, and a long MLK weekend. There will finally be ample time to pursue that activity teachers always encourage, but give too much homework to have actual time to do: read. It’s the perfect time to curl up with a warm […]

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Janet Jackson is Unbreakable

Janet Jackson is Unbreakable

It’s the second half of the 80s. Full of new music, the disco era. During this time, the famous Janet Jackson, youngest of the Jacksons, released her third and fourth smash hit albums. Beginning with “Control” in 1986, then “Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation 1814” in 1989. Both of these albums brought to the world table some of Jackson’s most notable […]

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Rags to riches, and back again

Rags to riches, and back again

On November 14, 2015, Kanye West’s Moon Rock Yeezy 350’s (shoes), went on sale in Seattle, at $200 a pair. They were the first piece of Kanye’s new line, Yeezy Season 2 made available for purchase. If you haven’t seen the line yet, don’t be too worried. With $600 sweatpants, and $3,500 coats, it’s not really aimed at our demographic. […]

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Fallout 4 or nuclear bore?

Fallout 4 or nuclear bore?

“Fallout 4” is a new, post-apocalyptic game that came out in early November 2015 and sold 12 million copies for a total of 750 million dollars in the first 3 days. There’s no question that “Fallout 4” was a very hyped up game, but is it worthy of all the hype? Well, I’m here to find out– minor spoiler warning. […]

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Shadows dance behind Hale Jazz as Dessert and Jazz night is in full swing.

‘Dessert and Jazz Night’ a sound success

The jazz concert last week echoed with crescendos. From Vocal Jazz to Jazz Combo to Jazz Band, the noise kept growing. In formal black attire, the groups swung their music from silent pauses to blaring trumpet blasts. Just as the you started to relax, the volume of the music would ramp up, making you sit tall and listen. “Attitude, saxes,” […]

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Legacy of Seattle Hip-Hop Exhibit Experience

Legacy of Seattle Hip-Hop Exhibit Experience

by Luke Notkin Music from the Emerald Street Boys fills the room. A large spray paint mural greets you. Macklemore’s thrift shop fur coat and scooter are displayed in a glass box. Visitors are led down a timeline, beginning with Program Director Robert L. Scott of KYAC  playing “Rapper’s Delight” in 1979, marking the birth of hip-hop in Seattle. Six […]

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Talent “reign”-ing down

Talent “reign”-ing down

by Millie Jones If junior Mason Turner’s outgoing attitude and curly hair doesn’t catch your eye then his music sure will. His three person band “Mason Turner and the Reign”, in which he acts as lead singer and guitarist, also includes Center School junior Ivy Davis on bass, and drummer Gunner Streuli. Turner has been playing guitar for roughly four […]

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Drake Point-Counterpoint

Drake Point-Counterpoint

                Drake is one of the richest, coolest, bossest rappers in da game and I’d be lying if I said I haven’t imagined myself as the girl from the ”Hold on we’re Going Home” music video. -Keaton He created the worst slang word in the history of mankind…YOLO -Thea Drake lifts up the […]

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