Inklings News

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 ...

Westport designers fashion their own future

Westport designers fashion their own future

April 19, 2018

By Ella Bloomingdale ’20 Staples students have many outlets for their interests inside the high school -- academics, athletics, music, arts, politics.  Sadly, apart from general fine arts classes, there is no specific practical course in fashion design. The good news is that for those students int...

Max Itin displays his varied artistic talents

Max Itin displays his varied artistic talents

Chase Emilio, Staff Writer

March 3, 2016

The art show is up and all the wonderful pieces are on display. Some of those pieces belong to an unique and truly talented student. Max Itin ’16 is one of the many artists currently displaying their traditional media. The first piece he did was a still life of shells in pencil, and the other two we...

Anna Violette swings to success

Anna Violette swings to success

Larissa Lieberson, Social Media Director

June 20, 2014

She’s more than your typical gymnast. Yes, she’s only two levels away from being elite, but her talents include more than just roundoffs, layouts and uprises. Anna Violette ’14 can, and definitely has, done it all. She was the captain of the girls’ gymnastics team, a member of the...

Kids strut their stuff for K.I.D.S

Kids strut their stuff for K.I.D.S

Caroline Cohen, Managing Editor

June 11, 2014

On Sunday June 8, Mitchells of Westport brought out the runway and hosted the Walk the Runway for K.I.D.S., a fashion show fundraiser by Ellen Gang and her students. Gang, a professor at the Fashion Institution of Technology in New York, also runs Ellen Gang design studio in town. She teaches sewing classes, fashion illustration and portfolio prep to ...

The 2011 Tony Awards: ‘Mormon,’ ‘War Horse’ Win Big

The 2011 Tony Awards: 'Mormon,' 'War Horse' Win Big

June 12, 2011

The 65th Annual Tony Awards show was held on June 12 to recognize achievement in Broadway productions during the 2010-11 season. Neil Patrick Harris hosted the ceremony, which broadcast live on CBS from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. The show was held at the 3,000-seat Beacon Theatre on upper Broadway in Manhattan instead of its usual home at the 6,000-seat...

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