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Marching Band pushes through windy weather

Marching Band pushes through windy weather

Lindsey Brinkman, Entertainment Chief

October 29, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

How many sports can you count that would compete or practice in a 40 mile per hour wind advisory? Not many, right? However, the extreme wind did not stop the SHS marching band from performing on Sat., Oct. 20. Even though the weather was not fully cooperative, the band continued to do what they always d...

SHS Aves Theatre takes up ‘Grease’

SHS Aves Theatre takes up ‘Grease’

Linya Guo, Art and Photo Editor

October 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The incredibly successful, world-renown movie musical, “Grease,” is now being brought onto the stages of the SHS Aves Theatre. From "Irena’s Vow" to "The Addams Family", the Aves Theatre is known for recreating prominent stories and musicals. For the 2018 fall musical, the theatre chose the...

2019 Oscar race starts shaping up

2019 Oscar race starts shaping up

Alex Jowanovitz, Associate Video Editor

October 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The last few months of the calendar year are a big time for movies.  Blockbusters and family features attempt to capitalize on the holidays, while small budget dramas try to appeal to critics in order to generate that awards season buzz. Now that many of this year's award hopefuls are starting to rel...

Fall color pallette

Fall color pallette

Grace Zhang, Copy Editor

October 11, 2018


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From Yeezus to Yandhi

From Yeezus to Yandhi

Nehalem Chudnoff, Creative Writing Editor

September 28, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

In 2013, recording artist Kanye West released his sixth studio album, titled 'Yeezus’ to mixed reviews and sparking controversy along the way. The album marked a new sound for West, with very electronic, harsh sounding beats, mixed with boastful lyrics making their mark across the record, alienati...

Spider-man PlayStation 4 hides secrets

Spider-man PlayStation 4 hides secrets

Jack Wolfe, PR Team

September 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The long-awaited Spider-man Play Station 4 (PS4) game released on Sept. 7. Since the games release date, Sony’s stock has been steadily increasing. Though the game is a PS4 exclusive, that does not mean people can not come together and enjoy the Easter eggs the developers included. An Easter egg is...

Just you wait! Broadway comes to Cincinnati

Just you wait! Broadway comes to Cincinnati

Deeya Prakash, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

With heavy hearts, we are slowly saying our goodbyes to the warm, summer season and welcoming autumn with its chilly weather. But do not despair, for fall marks the beginning of the Broadway season at the Aronoff Center, and this year is loaded with popular musicals! To kick things off, “Charlie and the Choco...

Mission Impossible stunt goes wrong

Mission Impossible stunt goes wrong

Deeya Prakash, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Identification confirmed. Hello, Fellow Reader. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to read this article in its entirety. As always if you or any of your Impossible Mission Force is caught, the Secretary will disavow any knowledge of your actions. Good luck. This message is an iconic part of every "Mis...

Netflix releases new titles

Netflix releases new titles

Sydney Weiss, Web Editor

August 28, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Summer did bring some highly anticipated Netflix shows, but new shows will be arriving throughout the rest of 2018. Although Netflix has confirmed they will be coming out in 2018, these shows do not yet have concrete release dates. Dogs of Berlin “Dogs of Berlin” is a German crime show. The ...

Aves Theatre announces season

Aves Theatre announces season

Sydney Weiss, Web Editor

August 20, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

With each new school year comes a new selection of shows produced by Aves Theatre. This year, there are three mainstage shows and the "Improv Show." The first mainstage show is “Grease” which will be performed Oct. 26 and 27 and Nov. 2 and 3. “Grease” will be performed by one of the two ...

Wiz Khalifa, Rae Sremmurd to perform in Cincinnati

Wiz Khalifa, Rae Sremmurd to perform in Cincinnati

Benjamin Green, Staff Writer

May 17, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The summer of 2018 has a lot of artists making stops in Cincinnati during their national tours. The newest announced was the Dazed and Blazed tour with artists Wiz Khalifa and Rae Sremmurd. “When I found out, I texted my group chat of friends right away so we could get tickets,” said Andrew Fehr,...

Need to know for ‘Infinity War’

Need to know for ‘Infinity War’

Jack Wolfe, Staff Writer

May 15, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On April 27, Marvel studios released “Avengers Infinity War.” This is an event that Marvel fans have been looking forward to ever since the first Avengers movie. Iron Man, Thor, Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their most powerful enemy yet, the evil Thanos. On a mission to coll...

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