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New Vincent Van Gogh biopic awes audience with gorgeous animation

New Vincent Van Gogh biopic awes audience with gorgeous animation

Adhiti Chundur, Associate Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

I recently had the pleasure to watch “Loving Vincent,” a film about the last days of famed painter Vincent van Gogh. The film sets the scene: “On 27th July 1890, a gaunt figure stumbled down a drowsy high street at twilight in the small French country town of Auvers.” From there, the story...

Wall woos Cincinnati

Wall woos Cincinnati

Anisa Khatana, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

There is, quite obviously, no way to physically travel to the height of the Roaring Twenties while simultaneously experiencing what has been called the best of contemporary dance today. Artistically, dancer and choreographer Travis Wall and his company are working to fulfill this fantasy and more...

‘A balancing act’

‘A balancing act’

Natalie Brinkman, Print Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Lucas Oil Stadium has hosted performances for many of the greatest musical groups across the nation. As an indoor field with a 70,000 person capacity, it is both foreboding and adrenaline-inducing. The marching band received the opportunity to showcase their competition show Libra in Indianapolis at t...

Strike up the band for hunger

Strike up the band for hunger

Natalie Brinkman, Print Editor-in-Chief

November 7, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Infographics, Showcase

Band helps with hunger

Band helps with hunger

Lindsey Brinkman, Entertainment Chief

November 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The marching band is having their annual “Strike Up the Band for Hunger” performance. This event will be held on Wed., Nov. 8 at 7:00 p.m. on the high school football field. “I am excited about this event because it allows us to show off our hard work for friends and family and help give back ...

Variety Show calls for tryouts

Variety Show calls for tryouts

Aidan Noble, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The SHS Variety Show tryouts come rolling around this upcoming November 2 in the Little Theater. So what is the Variety Show? The Variety Show is a great opportunity to showcase your own personal skills and talents to the school. If you are curious as to what kinds of acts will be performed,...

Art students write their way towards field trip

Art students write their way towards field trip

Harsimran Makkad, Executive Web Editor-in-Chief

October 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

  “All human knowledge takes the form of interpretation,” said German essayist Walter Benjamin.   On Tues., Nov. 7, AP Art students will be taking a field trip to the local artist Marlene Steele’s studio before visiting the Taft museum for the second time.   During their first vis...

Strange in ‘Stranger Things’

Strange in ‘Stranger Things’

Jack Wolfe, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

As Halloween approaches, students are anxiously awaiting the next season of “Stranger Things.” Whether you loved it or hated it or have not watched it yet, you have probably heard of it one way or another as a hot new show on Netflix. “When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery...

Band crescendos into end of season

Band crescendos into end of season

Lindsey Brinkman, Entertainment Chief

October 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The marching band attended the William Mason Invitational held at Mason High School on Sat., Oct. 21. The group competed at 5:00 p.m. in open class against two other bands. At the end of the day the ensemble won all awards in their class and showed how their hard work throughout the week had paid off. ...

Aves Theatre opens show

Aves Theatre opens show

Sydney Weiss, Social Media Director

October 25, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The theatre program at SHS is putting on “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” by William Shakespeare. There is a production for a select group of English classes on October 25, but anyone can come to the shows on October 26, 27, and 28. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m, except the Wednesday performance, whi...

Leaders behind curtains

Leaders behind curtains

Yasmine Guedira, News Chief

October 21, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

What got you interested in tech theater? I decided to sign up for the tech theater class in freshman year, and I took the class. It was mind blowing; you don't realize all the stuff that goes on backstage. So I got really interested in doing that and helping out with the shows. How did you learn to use all...

‘If the shoe fits’

‘If the shoe fits’

Natalie Brinkman, Print Editor-in-Chief

October 20, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The Ohio State Marching Band is known nationwide for both their musical and technical abilities and is a ticket of inspiration for many marching high schoolers. On Oct. 14, the marching band attended The Buckeye Invitational sponsored by the by the Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) and hosted at th...

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