Inklings News

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.

Remy Teltser '21, Features Editor

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. Now, the breakout stars are selling out stadiums on a world tour, playing for 30,000 die-hard fan...

CraftWestport showcases the hidden gems of the art world

Serena Ye '20, Broadcast Director

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 prints. The warm golden glow of string lights connected each booth to the next, from unique trinkets ...

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.

Allie D'Angelo '20 and Audrey Bernstein '20

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

Evi Tarshis ’20

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 of working on Wall Street or becoming America’s next top billionaire. However, this is not the case...

[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 Than Words” exhibition.   The exhibition, which premiered on Sept. 9 at the Westport Arts ...

Two documentaries paint the life and death of Kurt Cobain

Two documentaries paint the life and death of Kurt Cobain

Colette Lippman, Staff Writer

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. As his death is still romanticized in the news today, many documentaries have been made in regards...

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