Articles Posted in the " Arts " Category

  • Education and the Arts

    by Errica Moran Class of 2016 Stimulated brain activity, better recall and communication skills. Math class? No, art and music class. Society values the skills that are found in the common core classes as they prepare for more employable fields, such as engineering or teaching. Thus, to increase potential, schools believe they need to increase […]

  • TG Takes Home Three Awards

    Despite not being selected to move on to the state semifinals of the METG Festival, BHSTG’s performance of Noises Off Saturday at Norwell High School won three awards for acting, and received praise for the set. Christine Burke, Allie Preston, and Joshua Van Alfen were all named to the All Star Company for their roles […]

  • The Dark Side of Ballet

    by Rosalie Antolini Class of 2016 Misty Copeland rose to fame by becoming the first African-American ballet dancer for American Ballet Theater. Many young dancers look up to Copeland because she is a role model who fought through the idea that African-Americans cannot be ballet dancers based on body type and skin color.   Although some people […]

  • Live Performances Hotter Than the Toasted Sandwiches: Potbelly’s Live Music

    by Caroline Tomasetta Class of 2015 “Hey, yaaa, hey yaaaa,” sings Morgan Brown and Thomas McArdle, of the class of 2015. It’s Saturday afternoon and I am standing across the counter of Potbelly’s Sandwich Shop. A retro sandwich chain, with roots in Chicago, Potbelly’s is known for their made-to-order toasted sandwiches. Potbelly’s opened its doors […]

  • BHS Artists Try to Help Fill Some Empty Bowls

    Article by Lizzy Jarrins Class of 2016 Wamp TV Video by Yvonne Dhimitri Class of 2015 The poverty rate in Massachusetts is the highest it’s been since 1960, so there has never been a better time to give back, and some BHS artists are doing something about it. Empty Bowls South Shore 2015 is Thursday, […]

  • Tickets for One Act Plays Now Available

    Tickets for Braintree High School Theatre Guild’s Night of One Act plays went on sale this morning. There will be three performances: Friday, March 13 at 7pm and Saturday March 18 at 2pm and 8pm. Theatre Guild has greatly reduced the price of tickets from previous years in an attempt to increase student attendance, and […]

  • Movie Review: Selma

    by Gloria Han Class of 2016 A lot of buzz has been created with the release of Selma, which premiered nationally on January 9. The film is currently being nominated for two Academy Awards, Best Original Song, and Best Picture. Many audiences were shocked that the film was not nominated for more awards. Selma revolves […]

  • “Unbroken” Does Not Do The Story, Or The Book, Justice

    by Jessica Tran Class of 2016 Unbroken has come with much anticipation. I read the original novel by Laura Hillenbrand as suggested by Mr. Wiggin. He described it as a true page turner, which I fully agree. Hillenbrand tells the true story of Louis Zamperini, a World War II soldier in the Air Force. The […]

  • Photo Gallery: Wampstock 2014

    by Rebecca Lackie Class of 2015 Last night, twenty four acts took the stage for Wampstock, formerly Battle of the Bands and Arts Night. The event, hosted by Maverick Lydon-Shay, Jack Hennessey, and Evan Abreu, serves as a fundraiser for Theatre Guild and Stone Soup.

  • Chicago Gives BHS The Ol’ Razzle Dazzle

    by Jasmine Lau and Namita Arunkumar Class of 2016 With each new school year comes a new school musical, and this year the BHSTG did not disappoint with their production of the popular play Chicago. Inspired by the 1920’s trial cases of Beaulah Annan and Belva Gaertner, the story of Roxie Hart begins in the […]