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Adams Music Department Ready to Kick-Off a Great Year

Adams Music Department Ready to Kick-Off a Great Year

Ivan Martinez

September 23, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The 2014-2015 school year has started and the Music Department is preparing for a new year full of promise and excitement. With a full slate of performances and festivals on the horizon, both the Choir and Band are itching to start the year off right. The marching band got its first crack at a performance...

Adams Theatre Moves Forward with Fall Play

Adams Theatre Moves Forward with Fall Play

Hope Bobbitt, Arts and Entertainment Editor

September 23, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

With auditions all wrapped up, the Adams International Thespian Society (ITS) is moving forward with its production of The Government Inspector. “I’m feeling pretty good about the incoming cast and crew. Although a lot of our talent left, I feel confident that we have the talent needed to put on...

Don’t Miss Out on Summer Concerts

Don’t Miss Out on Summer Concerts

Hope Bobbit

June 12, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

With so many great venues and different groups of fans, it’s not hard to believe Detroit area’s summer will be full of great concerts. OneRepublic is kicking off the summer’s concerts with their Native Summer Tour, in support of their latest album Native. Accompanied by the Script, they’ll...

Programmed masterpieces

Programmed masterpieces

Mia Swanton, Arts & Entertainment Writer

May 1, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

In the wake of the next generation of video game consoles, it is a good idea to discuss the artistic side of video games. What started with mathematicians working with the lights of a computer screen evolved into complicated patterns of pixels and polygons. From the ageless arcade to the shiny new consoles,...

“Divergent” is slow but endearing ★★★½

“Divergent” is slow but endearing ★★★½

Haley Argeros, Arts & Entertainment Writer

April 30, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

“One Choice One Choice, decided your friends. One Choice defines your beliefs. One Choice determines your loyalties - Forever. ONE CHOICE CAN TRANSFORM YOU.” Author Veronica Roth wrote an entire series based on divergence and turned Divergent into a #1 New York Times bestseller book. Divergent is...

The Many Sides of Jason Derulo’s “Talk Dirty” ★★★½

The Many Sides of Jason Derulo’s “Talk Dirty” ★★★½

Apurva Chilukuri, Arts & Entertainment Writer

April 24, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

If there’s one pop artist who is not afraid of mixing together rap, hip-hop, and R&B, it’s the one and only Jason Derulo. Jason’s romantic vocal ranges create his own personal masterpiece. Now with his new single topping the billboard charts, Jason Derulo has taken his Album “Talk Dirty”...

Find your Music personality! (Quiz)

Find your Music personality! (Quiz)

Apurva Chilukuri, Arts & Entertainment Writer

April 16, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Could the music you listen to really reveal your true personality? It seems these days everyone is being affected by their choice of music, whether they like it or not. We live in a world where sites like Spotify, Pandora, and Iheart personify who we are as people. No matter what the circumstance, music...

Jana Kramer Returns to Rochester

Jana Kramer Returns to Rochester

Haley Aouate, Co-Editor-in-Chief, Sports Editor

April 16, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The halls were buzzing with excitement and stardom as country music star Jana Kramer chatted and took “selfies” with students before her concert the Crofoot Ballroom on February 27. Since the recent accomplishments of her chart topping single “Why Ya Wanna,” acting debut on One Tree Hill, an...

Student Spotlight: Sleeping Pilots

Student Spotlight: Sleeping Pilots

Hope Bobbitt, Arts & Entertainment Editor

April 14, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Until recently, local band, Sleeping Pilots, has been flying under the radar. Now, the loud, fast-paced, three-piece band is gaining popularity and ready to rock. Roughly three years ago, in their freshman year, juniors Alex Stoitsiadis and Ryan Werner were brought together by their love of music....

The Oscars – a time for predictions

The Oscars – a time for predictions

Cameron Johnson, Co-Editor-in-Chief/ Web Editor/ Opinion Editor

February 28, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Award season is coming to a close this Sunday with the 86th Academy Awards, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres. Love them or not, the Oscars are an institution within the movie industry, watched by millions and celebrating the previous years’ advancements in film technology and storytelling. 2013 was a grea...

“Flappy Bird” taps out

“Flappy Bird” taps out

Dalia Barghouty, Editorial Writer

February 28, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Beads of sweat trickle down an IPhone user’s face while he, with intense concentration, taps at his phone screen. Suddenly, the person drops the phone in anguish and slams his fist against the desk.  “STUPID BIRD!” If you’ve seen a person exhibiting this kind of behavior, then chances ar...

“The LEGO Movie” picks up the pieces for animated movies ★★★★★

“The LEGO Movie” picks up the pieces for animated movies ★★★★★

Cameron Johnson, Co-Editor-in-Chief/ Web Editor/ Opinion Editor

February 20, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Even with Oscar season and hype surrounding Disney’s Frozen on the minds of moviegoers everywhere, Warner Brothers’ The LEGO Movie has managed to work its way to the top of the box office and into the hearts of kids of all ages- across America and the world. With near-unanimous positive reviews (in fact, the only major critic to dis...

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