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Slam Team prepares for major competition

Margo Levitan, Entertainment Editor November 22, 2016

Boom. The Slam Team is preparing for Louder than a Bomb, one of their largest competitions of the year. “We are preparing very thoroughly this year, mostly by going to performance workshops, writing...

Evanston Dance Ensemble performs holiday production of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

Sophie Monzo, Entertainment Editor November 22, 2016

For Narnia! On Dec. 8, Evanston Dance Ensemble begins their annual holiday production of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe at The Louis Theater at Northwestern University. “We decided many years...

Factors to consider for an artistic career

Trinity Collins, Entertainment Editor November 22, 2016

With your generation being one heavily filled with artists and actors, it is important to consider the risks and benefits of going into a career in the entertainment business. “In entertainment you...

Celebrities must follow moral expectations

Michael Colton, Entertainment Columnist November 22, 2016

For a country that claims to stand up in the face of abuse, it makes sense that celebrities would be held to the same standard of conduct. However, the popularity of celebrities accused of violence and...

Tri-M promotes music education in schools

Tri-M promotes music education in schools

Miyoki Walker, Entertainment Editor October 28, 2016

Music Masters, hail to thee! On Nov. 1, Tri-M, a program sponsored by the National Association for Music Education, will induct new members into the National Music Honor Society in conjunction with...

The Big Draw creates art programs for all ages

Sophie Monzo, Entertainment Editor October 28, 2016

Even with all the art classes Evanston offer, the Big Draw Evanston offers a whole new aspect to the community. “Anyone and everyone can relate because drawing and art making are fundamental actives...

The problem with race in TV

The problem with race in TV

Michael Colton, Entertainment Columnist October 28, 2016

It’s time for a change. Despite 116.4 million homes owning TVs in the United States, and Americans watching five hours of TV per day, the true diversity of our nation is still not reflected on screen. How...

Street artists use unconventional art to express themselves

Street artists use unconventional art to express themselves

Trinity Collins, Entertainment Editor October 28, 2016

Some may think artwork is just hanging up in a museum downtown, but street artists are expanding their canvases, spraying art onto walls and boarded-up windows across Evanston and Chicago. “Street...

Stop dismissing musical messages in hip hop

Michael Colton, Entertainment Columnist October 5, 2016

Listen to the music. It’s true that art is for enjoyment, for the artist and the consumer, however this is only true to a certain extent. When a musician uses their music as a platform for meaningful...

Senior Tanner Swinand rehearses for the show

Jazz Big Band to perform first concert of the year

Trinity Collins, Entertainment Editor October 5, 2016

Although the Jazz festival isn’t until February, a taste of jazz is coming on Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. “People can get a sense of energy from the music and feel musically diversified...

The cast of YAMO rehearse for their upcoming production

Goodnight moon, goodnight YAMO

Margo Levitan, Entertainment Editor October 5, 2016

Although some people find plays to be boring, this is simply not the case for this years YAMO fall production of Goodnight YAMO. “The show this year follows a young girl named Jackie who always dreamed...

Upstart Crows perform classic Shakespeare works

Sophie Monzo, Entertainment Editor October 5, 2016

And... action! The Upstart Crows, the ETHS Shakespeare Club, offers a place where students can perform and learn more about Shakespeare. ¨We learn about Shakespeare and other dramatists of his time,”...

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