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‘Glory Days: The Platinum Edition’ brings tribulations to Little Mix

‘Glory Days: The Platinum Edition’ brings tribulations to Little Mix

Anna Drabik, Arts and Entertainment Editor

December 5, 2017

With three new songs on Glory Days: The Platinum Edition, a documentary, and a sold-out UK arena tour, it could be said that girl band Little Mix is at the top of their game. Are they really, though? The first of their three new songs, “If I Get My Way”, is very anticlimactic. The vocals are cho...

‘Murder on the Orient Express’: Beautiful but disappointing

‘Murder on the Orient Express’: Beautiful but disappointing

Tim Gore, Magazine Chief

December 4, 2017

***ALERT! This article contains spoilers!*** Written by Agatha Christie, the Queen of Mystery, Murder on the Orient Express is one of the greatest technical achievements of all time. It tells the story of thirteen people stranded on the Stamboul-Calais coach along with the world’s greates...

Misterwives brings Connect the Dots tour to Boston

Misterwives brings Connect the Dots tour to Boston

Anna Drabik, Arts and Entertainment Editor

November 29, 2017

I have never felt more at home than I did at the Misterwives concert. I have been a fan of Misterwives for two and a half years. In fact, are one of the my first favorite bands. After discovering them in the spring of 2015, I quickly became obsessed with their first album, Our Own House (OOH). ...

Broadway brings stories from the script to the stage

Broadway brings stories from the script to the stage

Jazz Conde, Health and Lifestyle Editor

November 28, 2017

Broadway takes you to a different world in New York City. It brings a variety of emotions to audiences, whether it’s a good laugh or a heartbroken cry, it rarely fails to touch the hearts of those who listen. When people think of musicals what may pop into mind would be Grease or High School Musi...

Kids Coop Theatre to present ‘The Music Man’

Kids Coop Theatre to present ‘The Music Man’

Tim Gore, Magazine Chief

November 15, 2017

  The Music Man tells the story of a traveling salesman named Harold Hill and his visit to the town of River City, Iowa. Harold Hill, a con man who tries to pass himself off as a band director, is confronted with a challenge as he faces opposition to his creation of a kids’ band. The music and the ...

Halsey stunned at Hopeless Fountain Kingdom tour

Halsey stunned at Hopeless Fountain Kingdom tour

Anna Drabik, Arts and Entertainment Editor

November 15, 2017

I pestered my parents for a week about getting tickets for electropop artist Halsey’s concert in Boston. I texted them pictures of an ad for tickets, and I constantly reminded them they would sell out quickly. Finally, I got a text from my mom which said, “Happy early birthday!” with an image of a...

Broadway’s revolutionary new musical ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ dazzles audiences

Broadway’s revolutionary new musical ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ dazzles audiences

Tim Gore, Magazine Chief

November 9, 2017

The latest smash hit to reach the Broadway stage has captured the hearts of thousands of people through the haunting story of Dear Evan Hansen. This Tony-winning Best Musical is loaded with star power, from actors and actresses to those behind the scenes. Ben Platt is stunning in his role as the t...

5SOS’s ‘Sounds Good Feels Good’ continues to enthrall listeners

5SOS’s ‘Sounds Good Feels Good’ continues to enthrall listeners

Anna Drabik, Arts and Entertainment Editor

November 9, 2017

Thanks to a band of four slightly immature Australian men, my life has changed forever. The pop-punk(ish) group, Five Seconds of Summer (5SOS) formed in 2011, and since then they have released two studio albums, Five Seconds of Summer and Sounds Good Feels Good (SGFG). In 2013, 5SOS toured with One Direc...

Students to display musical talents at annual Prism Concert this weekend

Students to display musical talents at annual Prism Concert this weekend

Lilly Grodt and Liz Iaconis

October 27, 2017

When the lights go down in the cafeteria this weekend, the sounds of instruments and voices will rise up as students share their musical talents at this weekend's Prism Concert.  Produced by music teachers Mr. Beaulieu and Mrs. Loschiavo, the concert consists of music performed by soloists, groups...

Recent graduate to represent N.H. in Congressional Art Competition in D.C. this summer

Recent graduate to represent N.H. in Congressional Art Competition in D.C. this summer

Megan Packard, Reporter

June 19, 2017

Melina Illinger, a recent graduate, was at work when she got the call telling her that her piece of art had been selected to represent N.H. in the Congressional Art Competition. “I really tried to keep it together, but I ended up squealing pretty loudly next to my boss,” Illinger said. “I ...

‘Lancer Theater On The Air’ presents radio drama: ‘Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy’

‘Lancer Theater On The Air’ presents radio drama: ‘Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy’

Abi Whitcomb, Multi-Media Managing Editor

June 15, 2017

First, a story based in 1948 New York. Now: The final frontier. Radio Club is back at it again with the first episode of “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.” Originally broadcasted in the UK in 1978, the series follows Earthling Arthur Dent and his misadventures with his friend, F...

‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ lives up to hype

‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ lives up to hype

Lizy Stubbs, Opinions Editor

May 31, 2017

As Guardians of the Galaxy volume 2 hits yet another week at the top of the box office, I’m excited to see it remain at a well-deserved slot. The movie explains plot holes, such as why the Guardians gang was able to hold the infinity stone in the first installment without dying, and delves deeper into t...

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