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A capella students rehearse for their performance this Sunday

A capella groups join forces for spring concert

Miyoki Walker, Entertainment Editor March 17, 2017

All A cappella. This Sunday evening, the A cappella vocal lab groups will perform in a two hour concert in the Upstairs Theatre. The concert will showcase four groups--the ETHS A Cappella Choir,...

Band students prepare for solo and ensemble festival

Band students prepare for solo and ensemble festival

Margo Levitan, Entertainment Editor March 17, 2017

When people think of band, they usually imagine a large group of students, but the Solo and Ensemble festival breaks this mold. “This is an opportunity to develop the individual musician and provide...

Pushing child actors hurts them in the long run

Michael Colton, Entertainment Columnist March 17, 2017

Though the role of child actors in plays and film is necessary and sometimes amusing, the toll that rigorous coaching, schooling and rehearsing takes on the lives of these actors makes participation in...

All that jazz

Trinity Collins, Entertainment Editor March 17, 2017

Jazz hands. The Jazz Band will performa wide variety of jazz influenced music in the auditorium on Saturday, March 18 from 1 to 3 p.m. “Jazz has played an important role in history distracting...

An ETHS dancer prepares for the upcoming production

ETHS Dance Company assembles new showcase

Margo Levitan, Entertainment Editor February 24, 2017

Buy your tickets now. With the performance of the ETHS Dance Company taking place on March 2, there is a lot to look forward to. From unique costumes, such as PE uniforms, to intricate choreography...

Sing it!

Sophie Monzo, Entertainment Editor February 24, 2017

Warm up your voice and get ready for the 11th annual E-town Idol, where students and staff alike will showcase their unique talents for the Evanston community. “The event was started because kids...

2017 Oscars confront issues that matter to students

Miyoki Walker, Entertainment Editor February 24, 2017

Lights, cameras, Oscars. This Sunday, as political tensions run high, the 89th annual Academy Awards raises questions about equal representation, social justice and rape culture. “Every year we...

Deadline approaching

Trinity Collins, Entertainment Editor February 24, 2017

While most plays performed here at ETHS are just ‘classics’ on repeat, Writers’ Showcase allows students to write their own material and have it featured in a student-run play. “Students appreciate...

Started from the bottom?

Michael Colton, Entertainment Columnist February 24, 2017

We all want to see our pop-culture idols as people who came up just as we did, but doing so is misguided and foolish. Rarely, if ever, are our favorite celebrities truly people who fully earned their success....

Students preform in the 14th annual Jazz Festival

Students preform in the 14th annual Jazz Festival

Sophie Monzo, Entertainment Editor February 7, 2017

Jazz hands only. Jazz Band, along with other schools, will be performing at Jazz Festival on Feb. 11. “It’s a very exciting day for the students, the community and the school itself,” says...

Stage Crew builds sets for the upcoming production.

One Man, Two Guvnors prepares for opening night

Miyoki Walker, Entertainment Editor February 7, 2017

Make ‘em laugh! On Feb. 9, the ETHS theater company will perform the comedy play One Man, Two Guvnors. “The play is a contemporary comedy even though it’s not set in America in 2017,” Theater...

Breakdown of the Grammy Nominations

Margo Levitan, Entertainment Editor February 7, 2017

Cast your votes. With the Grammys taking place on Feb. 12, the competition for the album of the year is about to reach peak. Artists cover a variety of music, bringing their unique style with them....

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