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Napoleon Da Legend: rapper addresses today’s problems

Napoleon Da Legend: rapper addresses today’s problems

October 2, 2017

By Jonathan Kaner ’18 Born in Paris, France by parents from Comoros Island in East Africa, up and coming rapper Napoleon Da Legend is breaking into the music scene, most recently at ADL Voices: A Concert for Unity. “The cause for the concert was great and it was things I stand for,” Napoleon...

A look inside Gov Ball

A look inside Gov Ball

June 10, 2017

By Molly Mahoney ’18 and Izzy Connors ’18 A look inside Gov Ball from Inklings News on Vimeo....

Manchester bombing kills and injures many at Ariana Grande concert

Manchester bombing kills and injures many at Ariana Grande concert

May 25, 2017

By Bri Zeiberg '19 On May 22, a suicide bomber attacked the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England leaving 59 people have been injured, and 22 have been killed, amongst those are children. Ariana Grande, an American pop-star, was performing that night at the arena. Jamie Orseck ’19 said she was...

Galantis amazes audience at concert

Galantis amazes audience at concert

May 10, 2017

Alexandra Sprouls ’19 From the time the doors opened at the Galantis concert at Hammerstein Ballroom in Manhattan to the time they closed, the positive and excited energy of the crowd was contagious. Galantis fans, known as “Sea Foxes,” who attended their concert on April 7, were met with lo...

Ariana Grande lights up Madison Square Garden

Ariana Grande lights up Madison Square Garden

March 12, 2017

By Erin Lynch '18 An explosion of screaming fans, flashing neon lights, and pounding beats echo through the large room in Madison Square Garden as Ariana Grande takes the stage. On Feb. 24 and 25, Grande performed at Madison Square Garden as part of her Dangerous Woman tour. The concert opened...

Governors Ball 2017: Lineup Review

Governors Ball 2017: Lineup Review

February 1, 2017

By Zach Horowitz '19   While it seems like the distant future, the warmth is approaching as well as the sought-after season of music festivals. The Governors Ball Music Festival, or Gov Ball, is in Randall’s Island, New York from June 2 to June 4. The festival will host the most famous and...

Kanye West axes rest of Saint Pablo Tour

Kanye West axes rest of Saint Pablo Tour

Cate Casparius '19, Staff Writer

November 25, 2016

By Cate Casparius '19 The remaining 21 performances of Kanye West’s Saint Pablo Tour were abruptly cancelled with an impersonal statement posted by Live Nation Entertainment Monday. Tickets are refundable. Tess Jacobs ’20 bought tickets to the last stop of the tour on New Year's Eve at the ...

Disney star proves she is not a little girl anymore

Disney star proves she is not a little girl anymore

Erin Lynch, Staff Writer

June 7, 2016

At promptly 6:30, thousands of teenage girls filed into Mohegan Sun and waited anxiously for the show to begin. With two strong opening acts including “Young Blood” singer Bea Miller and “Cake by the Ocean” singers DNCE, the two hour wait for Selena Gomez was anything but boring. Ages and...

Tori Kelly’s “Unbreakable Smile” tour left us with smiles

Tori Kelly’s “Unbreakable Smile” tour left us with smiles

Erin Lynch, Staff Writer

May 11, 2016

Rising pop singer, Tori Kelly, performed her new album, “Unbreakable Smile” at Beacon Theatre, on Friday, April 29th. With a pair of sparkling shoes, a guitar, and her mesmerizing voice, Kelly put on a show for the 3,000 fans who were out of their seats, dancing. Beginning at 8 PM, teenagers...

Shred Fest hosts the battle of the bands to fight kids cancer

Shred Fest hosts the battle of the bands to fight kids cancer

Ivy Prince, Web A&E Editor

March 9, 2016

Shred Fest, sponsored by Phoebe's Phriends and Shred Kids Cancer, took place this past Saturday at The Warehouse at FTC. Phoebe's Phriends, a Staples club started by Phoebe Spear ‘17, helps raise money for pediatric cancer research. Phoebe Spear is a two time cancer survivor, and started this club...

Orphenians and Broadway pros take the Staples stage

Orphenians and Broadway pros take the Staples stage

Renee Weisz, Staff Writer

February 13, 2015

Everyone knows that the Staples Orphenians shine, but on Monday, Feb. 23 the stage will ignite with not only Staples stars, but also Broadway stars, in a benefit concert directed by Staples alum and Broadway’s “Newsies” cast member, Adam Kaplan ’08. All proceeds will go towards funding the...

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