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Billie Eilish sweeps Grammys

Billie Eilish swept the 62nd annual Grammys award show winning five of her six nominations: Best New Artist, Best New Album, Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Album.
March 10, 2020

Two years ago, 16-year-old Billie Eilish was just starting out her music career.  She and her brother, Finneas, grew a solid platform of 257,000 Instagram followers and played small shows for 50 people....

CraftWestport showcases the hidden gems of the art world

November 19, 2019

A low buzz of ambient chatter and the soft shuffling of shoes fill the spacious gymnasium. Leaving the crisp, chilling November wind outside, visitors were welcomed by a whirlwind of bright colors and...

Rapper, hip hop artist Yalee visits Wakeman fields

Rapper and hip hop artist Yalee made an appearance at Wakeman fields after school on Thursday, Sept. 27. Yalee has 15,000 monthly listeners on Spotify as well as fans at Staples High School and Bedford Middle School. Students gathered to welcome Yalee at the fields.
October 7, 2019

Rapper, hip hop artist Yalee visits Wakeman fields from Audrey Bernstein on Vimeo.

Illustrator Arlen Schumer inspires Staples community

Illustrator Arlen Schumer inspires Staples community
March 8, 2019

From Batman to Superman to Catwoman or Harley Quinn, every child dreams of one day becoming their favorite superhero. Though as they grow older, most kids lose sight of this and move onto bigger dreams...

[Oct. 2016 Arts] “MORE Than Words” exhibit encourages resilience and change

November 22, 2016

By Alice Hickson '17   “This is what artists do, they make something visible.” These are the words of Gerry Snyder, Dean of the Pratt Institute School of Art and curator of the the “MORE...

Two documentaries paint the life and death of Kurt Cobain

Two documentaries paint the life and death of Kurt Cobain
May 6, 2016

Even if you haven’t heard of  “Nirvana,” you’ve heard of the name Kurt Cobain. At the young age of 27, Cobain, the lead singer and guitarist of the famous rock band “Nirvana,” committed suicide....

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