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The Lumineers’ Radical III

The Lumineers’ Radical III

Kiera Forsythe, Editor

October 11, 2019

Folk-rock band The Lumineers’ third album, III, was released differently than most albums. Every two months or so, a few songs would be released in “chapters,” with the final chapter being released on Sept. 13, 2019. The band also created a visual album, also called III, which was accep...

Women Declining on Country Radio

Women Declining on Country Radio

Samantha Spano, Writer

October 11, 2019

In recent years, female artists have been falling behind on the country charts. Despite there being popular breakout artists such as Kelsea Ballerini, Kacey Musgraves, and Carly Pearce, there have been weeks at a time with no women in the top 30. Flash forward to this week on Billboard’s Top ...

SJV Girls Bowling Team Makes School History at Tournament of Champions

SJV Girls Bowling Team Makes School History at Tournament of Champions

Alexis Santoro, Editor-In-Chief

March 14, 2019

On Feb. 11, the Saint John Vianney girls bowling team made school history winning the first State championship title since 2015. The team, led by juniors, Caylei Hoffman and Elizabeth Brogna, won the Group title at the 2019 Tournament of Champions, TOC. “ Everything we worked on all season final...

Kinky Boots’ Successful Six Years

Kinky Boots’ Successful Six Years

Greyson Riley, Writer

November 14, 2018

What is the secret to “Kinky Boots’” success after lasting nearly six years on Broadway? Is it the music by Cyndi Lauper? The story’s message? Or can it be the star-studded casts that have been involved in this production? Some of these stars include Panic at the Disco frontman, Brendon Urie, Pent...

“Be More Chill,” is Broadway Bound

“Be More Chill,” is Broadway Bound

Greyson Riley, Writer

September 27, 2018

On Sept. 5,  Be More Chill, the sci-fi high school musical,  announced a Broadway run. Previews begin on Feb. 13, 2019 at the Lyceum Theater on West 45th Street in New York. Be More Chill is a Joe Iconis musical based on the novel by Ned Vizzini. It tells the story of an average high school stude...

BroadwayCon Takes the Stage

BroadwayCon Takes the Stage

Alyssa Bowne, Writer

January 16, 2018

It’s that time of year again: time to get your tickets to BroadwayCon! BroadwayCon 2018 is the third annual gathering of theatre-lovers and Broadway stars. It will be held from Jan. 26 to the 28 at the Jacob Javits Center in New York. This year, there will be plenty of time to meet your favorite...

The Magic Behind the Rockettes

The Magic Behind the Rockettes

Leah Frain, Writer

November 15, 2017

Since 1933, the Radio City Rockettes have been a dance organization involved in the Christmas Spectacular. Many families enjoy the Rockette performances during the holiday season, but little know about the secrets that go into the magic of the show. In preparation for the show, the Rockettes practice...

The Thrill of Sam Smith

The Thrill of Sam Smith

Alyssa Hickman, Writer

November 15, 2017

After an 18-month break from writing, Sam Smith is back with the release of his new album, The Thrill of It All. The revealing album is an exposé of the struggles he has faced over the past few years in regards to his religion, self-doubt, and sexuality. Smith struggled to write about himself becaus...

The Rockette Experience

The Rockette Experience

Leah Frain, Writer

November 7, 2017

Young dancers who dream of experiencing a week in the life of a Rockette have the opportunity to audition for the Rockette Summer Intensive (RSI), which is entering its 16th season. Girls at least 14 years of age with five years of training in tap, jazz, and ballet are eligible to audition. The Radio...

What’s Next on Broadway?

What’s Next on Broadway?

Alyssa Bowne, Writer

November 6, 2017

With 2017 coming to a close, sports lovers are looking forward to the Super Bowl, politicians are anticipating elections, but as for theatregoers, they are awaiting the new season of Broadway shows that are set to debut. The 2018 season will be filled with shows for people of all ages and different interests. The...

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