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The Evanstonian

The news site of Evanston Township High School's student newspaper

The Evanstonian

The news site of Evanston Township High School's student newspaper

The Evanstonian

Arts & Ent.

‘Unofficial Bridgerton Musical’ combines TV show with breakout musical talent

Alice Cutter, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

For months in quarantine, I have been following the creation of the Unofficial Bridgerton Musical. The unofficial musical is based on the popular Netflix series Bridgerton, which tells the story of a group...

Amid in-person school year, students connect again through theatre productions

Saliha Ansari and Amy Grill October 15, 2021

 After multiple performances being held through a screen, the wonderful world of theater finally comes to life again.  ETHS show Twelve Angry Jurors opened October 7 and the Freshman/Sophomore Production...

Illustration by Kupu Sumi

Hilariously human: high school movie classics

Jared Tucker, Staff Writer September 17, 2021

High school movies are not just a prime form of entertainment. They give us characters that we feel like we can relate to on a personal scale. Watching them can be funny, emotional, entertaining and, usually,...

Illustration by Kupu Sumi

A guide to ETHS Fine Arts classes

Anika Radhakrishnan and Charlotte Murray September 17, 2021

The arts give people a place to express themselves, use their creativity and form connections. With about fifty fine arts classes, ETHS offers an array of options for students to get involved, ranging...

Photo courtesy of Sadie Dowhan

CCMA’s timeless exhibit celebrates artist Frida Kahlo

Lila Portis, Ali Cutter, Sadie Dowhan, and Mae Luning September 17, 2021

The Cleve Carney Museum of Art’s Frida Kahlo Timeless Exhibit opens with a towering portrait of the artist herself, hair and skirt adorned with pink and white flowers, rested in front of a vibrant green...

Illustration by Sophie Yang

Shang-Chi: A legendary entrance to the MCU

Sophie Yang, Arts and Entertainment Editor September 17, 2021

SPOILERS FROM SHANG-CHI AND THE LEGEND OF THE TEN RINGS AHEAD Fans eagerly awaited as the glaring red Marvel Studios logo appeared on the theater screen. As the lights dimmed, a new hero was introduced...

Ethical consumption in a materialistic world

Kayla Drajpuch, Assistant Arts & Entertainment Editor September 17, 2021

This summer, I had the opportunity to go to sleepaway camp for seven—yes, seven!— weeks. I packed my life into two black duffel bags and set out for Oconomowoc, Wis.. While I was packing, I had to...

Sabrina Barnes

To go with Jojo: Ice cream edition

Jojo Wertheimer, Digital Content Editor August 16, 2021

Ice cream is truly the best medicine. It is both healing and preventative, brightening a gloomy day and warding off a bad mood. Personally, I like to think I’m somewhat of an ice cream connoisseur. I...

Mira Littmann

Summer rewind: a look at the summer’s recent releases, greatest hits

Alice Cutter and Lila Portis August 16, 2021

With theaters just opening, many films were viewed from home on popular platforms such as Disney+, Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, HBOMAX etc. Marvel’s Black Widow was one of the most anticipated movies...

Musical Offering films original show ‘Mine ‘Till the End’

Sophie Yang, Arts and Entertainment Editor August 16, 2021

“Lights, camera, action!”  Three words that many of the Musical Offering performers are not used to hearing. After months of uncertainty whether the show would go on, local Evanston music school,...

‘Sour’ and female representation in music

Kayla Drajpuch, Assistant Arts & Entertainment Editor August 16, 2021

I walked through the crowded doors of my middle school, headphones blaring, feeling sophisticated. The music playing in my earbuds was classic, the greatest of all time, perfect. In music, these terms...

Summer 2021 boasts return of in-person concerts

Anika Radhakrishnan, Assistant Arts & Entertainment Editor August 16, 2021

As COVID-19 restrictions ease and the weather gets warmer, summer 2021 has featured a season full of concerts people have been missing for almost a year and a half. Finally, live music lovers can come...