The Review

ISAS Spotlight: “Eurydice” moves audiences

ISAS Spotlight: “Eurydice” moves audiences

Amy Liu and Mia Fares

April 13, 2017


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A modern twist on an ancient Greek myth, "Eurydice" will premiere in the Black Box Theater on April 13.

ISAS Spotlight: Musician Parker Guinn

ISAS Spotlight: Musician Parker Guinn

Amy Liu and Mia Fares

April 8, 2017


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Visual arts and theater groups attended the ISAS Arts Festival April 6-8. Read about highlights and interesting artists.

French Symposium takes students to European coastline

French Symposium takes students to European coastline

April 5, 2017


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French Symposium at Atascocita High School entailed sand castle building, drama group rehearsals and grueling grammar tests.

Under Review: “Get Out” brings social commentary as horror flick

Under Review: “Get Out” brings social commentary as horror flick

Irene Vazquez, Editor-in-Chief

March 29, 2017


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Jordan Peele's directorial debut "Get Out" is a multi-layered movie featuring social messages about race relations hidden within the horror-comedy plot.

Senior videographer attends South by Southwest Film Festival

Senior videographer attends South by Southwest Film Festival

Sophie Gillard and Max Westmark

March 27, 2017


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Westmark is the executive producer of "Breakfast," a short film that was accepted by the SXSW film festival. He attended the festival March 10-18.

AP Art History explores New York museums, views artwork off the page

AP Art History explores New York museums, views artwork off the page

Eli Maierson, Staff Writer

March 23, 2017


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The AP Art History class travelled to New York City to visit art museums and watch the opera "La Traviata."

Under Review: “A Series of Unfortunate Events”

Under Review: “A Series of Unfortunate Events”

Irene Vazquez, Editor-in-Chief

March 7, 2017


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The beloved children's book series "A Series of Unfortunate Events" have been revived in a Netflix original show, which stays true to the source material with its witty, dry tone and spot-on casting.

Spring Musical “Curtains” challenges performers, features show-within-a-show

Spring Musical “Curtains” challenges performers, features show-within-a-show

Sophie Gillard, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017


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Johnnycake's spring musical "Curtains" featured ballroom dancing, old-school jazz, and humorous writing. See photo gallery here.

What I learned at the art exhibition “Recollecting Dogon”

What I learned at the art exhibition “Recollecting Dogon”

Kate Habich, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017


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On Feb. 15, French students visited the Menil Collection to explore "Recollecting Dogon" and to hear one of the featured artists describe his work French. Staff writer Kate Habich discusses her takeaways.

Day in the Life of a “Curtains” ensemble member

Day in the Life of a “Curtains” ensemble member

Maggie Ballard and Sophia Kontos

February 24, 2017


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Read about a day in the life of preparing for the spring musical "Curtains," from chorus actresses Sophia Kontos and Maggie Ballard.

Under Review: “One Day at a Time”

Under Review: “One Day at a Time”

Irene Vazquez, Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2017


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"One Day at a Time," a Netflix original series based on the 1975 show of the same name, tells the story of the Cuban-American Alvarez family. The show features typical family-based sitcom themes while also exploring the cultural values of the Alvarez's.

Special Music: “Alaska”

Special Music: “Alaska”

Video crew

February 16, 2017


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"Special Music" recaptures original musical arrangements performed during Upper School Chapel.

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