Monthly Archives: January 2017

January 30

ENGLISH ART PROJECT: 60 MINUTES- IMMIGRATION DEBATE THROUGH THE EYES OF A BORDER PATROL AGENT WHO EMIGRATED TO THE USA FROM AUSTRALIA

VIDEO: PHOTOS:

January 21

WOMENS MARCHES NATIONWIDE: PROTEST ART

A summary of the mood of the marches and a mashup of the best protest art. PHOTOS:

January 21

MET OPERA LIVE IN HD: ROMEO & JULIETTE

When Diana Damrau and Vittorio Grigolo starred opposite each other in Manon at the Met in 2015, the New York Times said, “the temperature rises nearly to boiling every time Damrau and Grigolo are on stage together.” Now they’re back as opera’s classic lovers, in Gounod’s lush Shakespeare adaptation. The production, by director Bartlett Sher, has already won acclaim […]

January 20

FINDING YOUR PASSION PRESENTATION

Mr. Simons and Mr. Gillett wanted me to share my AT&T video with my classmates.  Instead of showing the video, I spoke to my classmates about Finding Your Passion which is the theme of our 7th Grade Year.  Since I was lucky enough to find my passion when I was so young and have been […]

January 20

FINDING AND PURSUING YOUR PASSION

January 19

FCA: DONALD LOCKE: A CONSIPIRACY OF ICONS RECEPTION

  Donald Locke (Guyanese, 1930–2010) was seminal in the development of a critical artistic framework for a post-colonial generation at the dawn of independence in the Caribbean in the 1950s and ’60s. Locke’s work reflects his complex cross-cultural experiences, especially during his time in Guyana and Europe. In 1979, he received a Guggenheim Fellowship and […]

January 08

HELEN WEINGARTEN: REMARKABLE STORIES FROM THE HOLOCAUST

Helen was one of seven children. She entered Auschwitz as one of five sisters, but only four survived. Helen narrowly escaped death when the 500 women she was with were redirected from the entrance to the gas chambers and sent to Germany for slave labor.Experience Helen’s incredible journey at The Breman’s Bearing Witness, January 8, […]

January 07

MET OPERA LIVE IN HD: NABUCCO

The legendary Plácido Domingo brings another new baritone role to the Met under the baton of his longtime collaborator James Levine. Liudmyla Monastyrska is Abigaille, the warrior woman determined to rule empires, and Jamie Barton is the heroic Fenena. Dmitri Belosselskiy is the stentorian voice of the oppressed Hebrew people. TEXT: Courtesy of The Metropolitan […]

January 06

THE REPORTER 2ND ANNUAL: 20 UNDER 20 – LOCAL STUDENTS MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN OUR COMMUNITIES- JANUARY 2017

Meet Reporter Newspapers’ second annual group of 20 Under 20 honorees. We asked public and private schools, service organizations and members of the general public to nominate students who are younger than 20 and who have been active volunteers in their communities. Here are our selections of 20 special young people who are doing much […]

January 01

SCHLOSS AMBRAS INNSBRUCK

Ambras Castle is situated upon a rock ca. 100 meters above the valley floor created by the River Inn. News of Ambras, spelled “Amras” or “Omras,” has come down to us from as early as the 10th century. Long before Innsbruck became a city, it achieved more than just local importance as the established seat […]