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New hit singles top the charts this spring

New hit singles top the charts this spring

April 18, 2017

Ashton Dedona '17 As topless jeep season approaches, everyone's radio will be blasting with these new hit singles. “HUMBLE” - Kendrick Lamar Kendrick Lamar’s new hit “HUMBLE”, which was released on March 30, is the talk of the music industry right now. With lyrics discussing photoshop and other bea...

Will Fabian ’17 strums through senior year with his mandolin

Will Fabian ’17 strums through senior year with his mandolin

March 31, 2017

By Megan Doyle '18 Three to four hours every day, by himself, Will Fabian ’17 plays his mandolin by himself for three to four hours every single day. A mandolin is a wooden string instrument in between a ukulele and a guitar. Although it’s been around since the 17th and 18th centuries, most students wou...

New artist Khalid proves talent with hit album

New artist Khalid proves talent with hit album

March 28, 2017

By Ivy Prince '17 As Kylie Jenner’s millions of followers watched her Snapchat story of her lip syncing along to a song nobody had ever heard, they got curious. Who was this artist Kylie Jenner was singing to? Soon, everyone would know as his album, “American Teen” soared to the top of the charts...

Big Sean’s new album, “I Decided.”, shows fans a new side of the rapper

Big Sean’s new album, “I Decided.”, shows fans a new side of the rapper

March 8, 2017

By Bri Zeiberg '19 Earlier this month, Sean Michael Leonard Anderson, professionally known as Big Sean, released his fourth studio album “I Decided.”. The debut of these new 14 songs, featuring the two singles ‘Bounce Back’ and ‘Moves’, have already steadily climbed the charts. This con...

Awaken Gambino, stick to Hip-Hop: New Childish Gambino album gives listeners a new side of Childish Gambino

Awaken Gambino, stick to Hip-Hop: New Childish Gambino album gives listeners a new side of Childish Gambino

Jack Shapiro '18

January 19, 2017

Childish Gambino otherwise know as, Donald Glover, has released a new album named, “Awaken, My Love!” This is his third album released. If you were hoping for songs similar to those featured on his old albums or former projects, be prepared for disappointment. Gambino takes, “a trip into vintage...

What happened to One Direction?

What happened to One Direction?

January 13, 2017

By Sydney Kaplaan '17 From the formation of the band in 2011 after their individual auditions on the X Factor, the five guys in One Direction have been a force to be reckoned with. Winning 194 awards from over 46 different music award shows and competitions, they have been the iconic boy band of their...

Camila Cabello departs from Fifth Harmony

Camila Cabello departs from Fifth Harmony

Emma Greenberg

January 4, 2017

The music group Fifth Harmony made an announcement on Dec. 19 that band member Camila Cabello decided to leave the group. On the group's official Instagram page, the band put out a statement saying, “After four and a half years together, we have been informed via her representatives that she has...

Music Review: J.Cole’s “4 Your Eyez Only”

Music Review: J.Cole’s “4 Your Eyez Only”

December 26, 2016

By Seby Shuken ’18 After a long wait J.Cole has finally dropped his new album “4 Your Eyez Only”. This album has been highly anticipated because of his largely popular “Forest Hills Drive” album which was released in 2014. Through the use of lyrics the new album takes on the role of talking...

[Nov. 2016 News] Local Briefs

November 22, 2016

By Nicole Shapiro ’18   Nov. 20: Westport School of Music Faculty Chamber Music Concert Westport School of Music will be showcasing their Faculty Chamber Music Concert at 3:00 p.m. The concert will be at the United Methodist Church located at 49 Weston Road, Westport, CT.  There will...

[Oct. 2016 Arts] First place flute star shines bright

November 22, 2016

By Melanie Lust  ’19   When Cece Hong ‘18 entered the first round of the American Chamber Orchestra’s concerto competition, she never imagined that she would win the elite tournament. But earlier this year, she did just that. “The first round, I thought I did really poorly,” she ...

[Oct. 2016 Arts] Staples Players presents “The Music Man” for fall production

November 22, 2016

By Shaina Selvaraju ’17   This fall, Staples Players will perform the Tony Award winning musical, “The Music Man.” The musical centers on a con man named Harold Hill, played by Jacob Leaf ’17, who sells instruments to people in River City, Iowa with the promise that he will teach ...

[Oct. 2016 Arts] Released–Top albums and movies to look out for

November 22, 2016

By Alyson Murray ’19   ALBUMS: “Starboy,” The Weeknd (SET TO RELEASE NOV. 25, 2016) The Weeknd released his first single since “Beauty Behind the Madness,” titled “Starboy,” which immediately found success. Sam Little ’17, an avid Weeknd fan, said, “I am excited for the ne...

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