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New restaurant opens: Durum Grill

New restaurant opens: Durum Grill

Max Fritzhand
October 22, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Durum Grill, a new Greek restaurant opened Sept. 20 and is a great place to try a kebab or shawarma. Cincinnatians have tried the new restaurant and enjoy the cuisine it offers. The restaurant has options in particular for vegetarians. Customers can choose from a vegetable kebab, gyro, platter...

Artists paint emergence in society

Artists paint emergence in society

Elizabeth Rickert
October 21, 2013
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   Laurel Taylor, 11 and Kathryn Roth, 12 had art exhibited in Columbus, Ohio at the “Emerging Artists” exhibit. This is sponsored by Ohio Art Education Association (OAEA). The show is for grades nine through twelve and is statewide. All media is accepted.   Mindy Staley, the state exhib...

‘Play on!’: Aves Theatre to bring Twelfth Night to life

‘Play on!’: Aves Theatre to bring Twelfth Night to life

Victoria Swart
October 15, 2013
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As fall colors leaves and darkens mornings, the development of the stage has also been brewing. The month's anticipated theater event belongs to the play class and their production of Shakespeare’s "Twelfth Night". The show is centered around the life of lively aristocratic Viola, who assume...

Grand Theft Auto V worthy of praise

Grand Theft Auto V worthy of praise

Ethan May
October 13, 2013
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After waiting weeks, I was finally able to get my hands on a copy of the acclaimed Grand Theft Auto (GTA) V. This is Rockstar’s fifth installment in the GTA series. After the first four being huge hits, Rockstar had to make something special to live up to the previous games. “GTA is on...

Music Development Program inspires desire to aspire

Music Development Program inspires desire to aspire

Brenda Shen
October 13, 2013
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An exam requiring yearlong prepping is not atypical for the numerous students taking AP tests and final exams, but some students are preparing for another type of assessment. The Royal Conservatory Music Development Program (MDP), originally funded by Carnegie Hall, is recognized as the national ...

iTunes Top 10 Hit Songs

Amy Deng
October 9, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Royals-Lorde Counting Stars-One Republic Timber(feat. Ke$ha)-Pitbull Demons-Imagine Dragons Let Her Go-Passenger  Roar-Katy Perry Wake Me Up-Avicii Wrecking Ball-Miley Cyrus Applause-Lady Gaga Hold On, We're Going Home-Drake Many of the top hit songs are known as pop songs....

Orchestra welcomes new freshmen in allegro

Orchestra welcomes new freshmen in allegro

Emily Tyler
October 9, 2013
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As the only freshman in Sycamore Electric Ensemble (SEE1) and one of two violas, Luis Del Moral Lopez, 9, is not intimidated. “It’s all very relaxed. We often joke around,” said Lopez. “I have always looked up to Konnor Montchai, '13, and Aaron Pang, 12, and they only had one viola. ...

‘Bangerz’ by Miley Cyrus album review

‘Bangerz’  by Miley Cyrus album review

Amy Deng
October 8, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Track list: Adore You We Can’t Stop SMS (Bangerz) 4x4 My Darlin’ Wrecking Ball Love Money Party #GETITRIGHT Drive FU Do My Thang Maybe You’re Right Someone Else The release of Miley Cyrus’ fifth studio album, “Bangerz”, on Oct. 4, 2013 was either highly ...

Yahoo’s Tumblr raises questions

Yahoo’s Tumblr raises questions

Kathryn Tenbarge
September 6, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

For 1.1 billion dollars, Yahoo purchased the rights to Tumblr, a social media site that claims less popularity than big names like Facebook and Twitter, but, at this moment, still hosts 111.9 million blogs and 51.8 billion posts. The media has rushed to uncover the alleged “secrets” be...

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