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Ceramics fits a new mold

Ceramics fits a new mold

Surica Segal

September 29, 2015


Filed under Arts

A typical high school art class consists of learning how to draw circles, painting fruit and making ceramic bowls. Ceramics teacher Ian Fullmer, however, is striving to move away from those basic forms of art and explore the field of 3-D design — with a focus on glass-making. “If you look at the 3-D...

The Don of a new age

The Don of a new age

Anastasia Greer and Eric Kellenberger

September 27, 2015


Filed under Arts, Theater

English teacher Don Enoch has taken over drama teacher Allan Hunt’s position as the new director for all future productions in the drama department. “I am delighted that Mr. Enoch has agreed to direct this year. He brings a lot of professional background to the job,” Principal Kevin Buchanan said....

Marching band program expands

Marching band program expands

Grace Ye

September 27, 2015


Filed under Arts

As the high school marching band prepares for the upcoming football season, it has experienced some changes of its own. “[My favorite new developments are] the new uniforms,” senior and drum major Weston Pollock said. “It’s the first time that we’ve ever had uniforms in our marching band and i...

All Time Low gives all-time good time

All Time Low gives all-time good time

Kelly Friedman

September 18, 2015


Filed under Arts, Music, Showcase

Pop punk band All Time Low closed out The Los Angeles Grove’s annual Summer Concert Series July 29 by pleasantly surprising fans with a rare acoustic show opened by up-and-coming musician Sean Kelly. I lined up as early as 10 hours prior to when the doors were opened and the concert was well worth...

Review: ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ carries a punch

Review: ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ carries a punch

Elijah Henry

June 19, 2015


Filed under Arts, Movies

Ever have one of those “lovely days” where you go out and get a nice meal, take a slow scenic drive — and get ferociously shaken about by a cinematic flurry of special effects, a bombardment of action-packed moments and a flame-throwing guitarist? If not, you haven’t seen “Mad Max: Fury Road.”...

Review: ‘The Babadook’ exposes demons both internal and external

Review: ‘The Babadook’ exposes demons both internal and external

Giselle Langley

June 19, 2015


Filed under Arts, Movies

"If it's in a word or it's in a look, you can't get rid of the Babadook." The newly released psycho-thriller, “The Babadook”, redefines the genre of current horror movies. Australian director Jennifer Kent does not disappoint in her debut film, drawing her movie's viewers to question insanity...

Bringing life to life

Bringing life to life

Kailee Canty

June 18, 2015


Filed under Arts, Uncategorized

Sophomore Jack Wulf is a hyperrealistic artist and an extraordinary still-life drawer. His passion for drawing started at a young age — with crayons. "I've kept that passion since I was a little kid and just kept drawing,” Wulf said. “I feel like skills just naturally progress the more you...

2015 Billboard Music Awards recap

2015 Billboard Music Awards recap

Anastasia Greer

June 17, 2015


Filed under Arts, Music

ABC held its annual Billboard Music Awards May 17, featuring performances from Chris Brown to Hozier. Model Chrissy Teigen and rapper Ludacris hosted the event. One singer in particular stole the show, winning eight of her 14 nominations: Taylor Swift. The most decorated Billboard artist to-date left...

Review: Pedaler’s Fork and Le Pain Quotidien

Review: Pedaler’s Fork and Le Pain Quotidien

Anastasia Greer

June 16, 2015


Filed under Arts, Food

Sitting right next to the fresh, vibrant flower booth at the Calabasas farmers market is Calabasas’ unique three-stop shop: Pedaler’s Fork. With it’s eclectic mix of organic and industrial decor against a small creek, this restaurant serves more than just the hungry. Keeping its name in mind, this farm-to-table restaurant serves also as a coffee joint, and bike repair shop, all in one.

Review: Joi Café, Smashburger and The Rabbit Hole

Review: Joi Café, Smashburger and The Rabbit Hole

Olivia Deveau

June 6, 2015


Filed under Arts, Food

Though it isn’t hard to find vegan restaurants in the Los Angeles area, the real challenge is finding a vegan restaurant that is both affordable and delicious.

A ride in Poseidon’s chariot

A ride in Poseidon’s chariot

Ben Winck

June 5, 2015


Filed under Arts

I drove the Maserati Quattroporte a few weeks ago. And boy, do I have good things to say about it. My first and current car is a Honda Odyssey minivan, and I love it. I’ve loved cars for years, and I thought that, with my passion for automotive journalism, it’s about time I started writing my...

Drama students run the show

Drama students run the show

Eric Kellenberger

June 5, 2015


Filed under Arts, Showcase, Student Life, Theater

The student-rendered spotlight play “Plaza Suite” premiered in the Oak Park pavilion May 21-23. The play, written by Neil Simon, was directed by senior Monica Hennessy and produced by senior Mia Beckerman. Oak Park’s Drama Club chooses and hosts the last play of the year, known as the spotlight...