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Honors Choir on tour, days 2 and 3: of concerts and competitions

Honors Choir on tour, days 2 and 3: of concerts and competitions

Nicole Poitras, Co-Editor in Chief
February 19, 2017
Filed under A & E, February, Showcase

:Day 2   The second day of the Honors Choir’s journey began with a tour within a tour. Director Matthew Barbosa led the group around the area of Princeton surrounding his alma mater, Westminster Choir College, pointing out his favorite restaurants and hang-out spots. After the group had lu...

Students shine at HB’s Open Mic Night

Students shine at HB’s Open Mic Night

Ava Occhialini and Nicole Poitras
February 17, 2017
Filed under A & E, Showcase

For this first Tri-M sponsored open mic night at Union Coffee Company in Milford, a handful of HB performers took the stage. First, Nicole Poitras ‘17 and her dad performed Adele’s “Make You Feel My Love,” with Poitras on vocals and her father on guitar. Then, Emma Schulz ‘17 and Audrey...

Honors Choir on tour, day 1: song and dance with the cast of Broadway’s “Aladdin”

Honors Choir on tour, day 1: song and dance with the cast of Broadway’s “Aladdin”

Nicole Poitras, Co-Editor in Chief
February 16, 2017
Filed under A & E, February, Showcase

After four hours of driving, the bus holding the Hollis Brookline High School Honors Choir arrived in New York City yesterday, February 15.   As soon as they entered the city, they headed to a building full of small rehearsal spaces. In one room, they received a vocal coaching from a member of t...

HBHS TriM to sponsor open mic night at local music hub

Ava Occhialini, A&E Editor
February 9, 2017
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TriM, the Hollis Brookline Musical Honors Society, will be hosting an open mic night tomorrow, Friday February 10, at Union Coffee Company in Milford, NH. The event is largely thanks to Abbey Kotelly ‘17, the President of TriM, who has sought to get the school musical group more involved in the community. Union...

The good, the bad, and the ugly: 2016 movies in review

The good, the bad, and the ugly: 2016 movies in review

Max MacLeod, Staff Writer
January 30, 2017
Filed under A & E, Showcase

Happy New Year everyone! 2016 has drawn to a close and has left with some great movies, some mediocre ones, and some movies that were so bad they were downright cringeworthy. 2016 held a lot of promise movie-wise with titles like Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Suicide Squad, Batman V. Superman and Capt...

Victory for rebel fans– Rogue One is a rogue wonder

Victory for rebel fans– Rogue One is a rogue wonder

Carly Mack, Web Editor
January 30, 2017
Filed under A & E, Showcase

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Trailer #2 on Disney Video Rogue One is the newest Star Wars movie and the first spin-off film. It takes place immediately before A New Hope and tells the story of a team of rebels led by Jyn Erso and Cassian Andor, played by Felicity Jones and Diego Luna respectively. The...

Lights, camera…overture?

Lights, camera…overture?

Nicole Poitras, Co-Editor In Chief
January 26, 2017
Filed under A & E, January, Showcase

The craze began in 2013 when NBC decided to take on what was then considered a monumental challenge: staging a Broadway-style production live on television. The Sound of Music Live! starred country singer Carrie Underwood and was received by its 18.47 million viewers with mixed feedback, mostly concerning...

Setting the tone for the season: looking back on the 2016 Winter Concert

Setting the tone for the season: looking back on the 2016 Winter Concert

Hannah Balfour, Staff Writer
January 12, 2017
Filed under A & E, January, Showcase

On the evening of Dec. 15, groups from the Hollis Brookline Performing Arts Department showcased their work at the annual Hollis Brookline High School Winter Concert.   In preparation for the performance, choir director Matthew Barbosa worked meticulously with his classes to make sure ever...

You bring the chainsaw– I’ll bring the blowtorch

You bring the chainsaw– I’ll bring the blowtorch

Adriana Radosavljevic, Copy Editor
January 10, 2017
Filed under A & E, Showcase

On Monday, Jan. 9, the Wentworth Inn of Jackson, NH, will be hosting The Great Ice Carvers of New England Invitational Ice Carving Competition. At the 22nd annual competition, competitors from all over New England will be given 300 lbs of ice and three hours to create an artistic masterpiece. Artists...

One if by rock, two if by roll: British Invasion Night 2016

One if by rock, two if by roll: British Invasion Night 2016

Nicole Poitras, Co-Editor In Chief
January 9, 2017
Filed under A & E, January, Showcase

Contrary to what co-emcee Ethan King ‘17 claimed in the opening skit, this year’s British Invasion Night had nothing to do with the War of 1812. However, it was the grooviest history lesson ever given at Hollis Brookline: a schooling on what was arguably the greatest era of modern music.  ...

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