Written by Sidney Harney The New York City Ballet’s production of “George Balanchine's The Nutcracker" will feature an African American woman playing the role of Marie. The show has been performed since 1954 and this is the very first time an African American girl has been cast for the role of Marie. The cast features … Continue reading New York's "the Nutcracker"
This past weekend Springfield High had their fall play. This year’s play was based on the book The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton. The play was directed by Breckyn Lyons, Katie George and Elise Whitworth. There were three opportunities to see the play- Friday, Saturday and Sunday. I was able to go see it on Sunday … Continue reading Fall play review
This week Netflix released the new season of “The Crown,” a popular series that follows the life behind the scenes of Queen Elizabeth II’s upbringing and eventual reign. This new season has a completely different cast than the prior two seasons, as the show moves through the queen’s life. There are mixed reviews about this … Continue reading New season of “The Crown”
Winter weather is probably one of the most stressful, yet exciting parts of the year. Most people enjoy sledding or building snowmen, but they most likely do not find it entertaining driving on the dangerous roads. Snow has already made its mark on several states throughout the country, so it is important to keep yourself … Continue reading Safety in Winter
Fall is now in full swing; leaves are falling, pumpkins are waiting to be picked and, most importantly, temperatures are getting cooler. People like fall temperatures for a variety of reasons. Some enjoy the lack of mosquitos and gnats, while others look forward to walks through corn mazes and pumpkin patches. Personally, my favorite part … Continue reading Soup: fall’s greatest gift
Written by Priya Patel One of the best parts of being an avid music listener is the anticipation of waiting for your favorite artist’s albums to drop. Recently, millions of fans were shocked and pleased when “Da Baby” dropped his newest album KIRK. This album features 13 songs with special tracks including Kevin Gates, Chance … Continue reading Die-hard fan dilemma
For over a month, the Amazon has been burning. Although the Amazon is normally a wet place, the dry season started in July and has continued through August and into September. Fires are mostly used to clear out land for farming or ranching so most of the fires are man made. Normally, permission is needed … Continue reading Amazon fires