Tag Archives: arts

The cabin in the woods

Embracing the bloody cliches Horror movies. Slasher flicks. Shock Films. Jump scares. Horror was once a genre that prevailed in sculpting not only an array of pop culture creatures and masked maniacs, but also a bundle of psychological thrills. Horror used to be a way for movie directors to bring …

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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

One president, one ax and lots of gore It appears as if every summer must have a single cross-genre screwball film that leads audiences to question the sanity of filmmakers. Last year, it was the sci-fi western Cowboys & Aliens. This summer, it was the mashup historical-horror Abraham Lincoln: Vampire …

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A new melody for Perkins

New fine arts assistant brings choral, piano and management expertise Gretchen Perkins was hired this year as the new Upper School fine arts assistant, where she will be assisting with tasks such as planning the upcoming choir tour, helping to handle money, and accompanying the choir class with her piano …

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Don’t sell your dreams

Cultivation of artistic abilities Jeffrey Riley Talon staff writer Acceptance envelopes come in the mail. Rejection letters are received and discarded. Preceding the application process, as early as freshman year, it’s hard not to consider what career path the future holds. As children, we wanted to be astronauts, dancers, professional athletes, …

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