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2017 City-Wide Poetry Slam Finals

2017 City-Wide Poetry Slam Finals

Ella Edelstein and Mira Simonton-Chao
March 31, 2017
Filed under FRONT PAGE, POETRY, STUDENT ARTS, UNCATEGORIZED

Fourteen teen poets huddled together under the yellow lights and dormant disco ball hanging above the stage in Ann Arbor’s Neutral Zone on March 30. The poets—winners of preliminary rounds at high schools across the city—were competing for six spots on the Neutral Zone’s Ann Arbor Youth S...

Community High’s Jazz Program Performs in the 37th Annual Jazz Festival at Western Michigan University.

Community High’s Jazz Program Performs in the 37th Annual Jazz Festival at Western Michigan University.

Alec Redding, Photographer and Writer
March 15, 2017
Filed under A & E, MULTIMEDIA, MUSIC, PHOTO GALLERIES, STUDENT ARTS

Community High's Jazz combos—"Arborland, Cold Tone Dreamery, Noodlers and Company, 5 Guys in Burners and Ties, FreshMore, and Noize 'R' Us"—perform at Western Michigan University's 37th annual Jazz Festival. Community High's "Cold Tone Dreamery" was awarded 'Top Combo of Festival.' Soloists Dann...

Community High’s Digital Photography Show

Community High’s Digital Photography Show

Caitlin Mahoney, Arts editor
January 23, 2017
Filed under A & E, ART, STUDENT ARTS

The Community High School photo show at Sweetwaters coffee shop in Kerrytown features an eclectic display of student photography. Photographs range from nature pieces to cityscapes, and captured by iPhones to Nikons. Around 30 photographs are on display around the coffee shop and are also availab...

Peter and the Starcatcher Sails to Success

Peter and the Starcatcher Sails to Success

Francisco Fiori
December 9, 2016
Filed under A & E, CATEGORY FRONT PAGE, FRONT PAGE, STUDENT ARTS

The music of sea shanties embraced Craft Theater as the audience walked into the theater. The stage was relatively bare, but little did the audience know that they would soon be transported to another world. From Dec. 8-11, CHS’s Community Ensemble Theater (CET) performed “Peter and the Starcatcher,”...

CET Wraps up Tech Week and Prepares to Open the Show

CET Wraps up Tech Week and Prepares to Open the Show

Francisco Fiori
December 7, 2016
Filed under A & E, CATEGORY FRONT PAGE, FRONT PAGE, STUDENT ARTS

The culmination of nearly three months' works is finally here. Community Ensemble Theater’s production of “Peter and the Starcatcher”, a play adapted for the stage by Rick Ellis from the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, will open tomorrow to a full house. The play serves as a prequel to...

Tory Lanez Takes Off at Saint Andrews Hall

Tory Lanez Takes Off at Saint Andrews Hall

Alec Redding, Photographer
November 28, 2016
Filed under A & E, ART, MUSIC, STUDENT ARTS

Tory Lanez performed at Saint Andrews Hall on Saturday. Tory Lanez released his album “I Told You” in August. Throughout the tour, Tory Lanez’s opening acts consist of Taylor Bennett, Kranium, Boogie, Jacquees and more. His song “Luv” recently reached the top 20 on Billboard top 100 c...

Community High Fashion: Isabel Ratner

Community High Fashion: Isabel Ratner

Nicole Coveyou
November 15, 2016
Filed under A & E, FASHION, STUDENT ARTS

Army Green Jacket: Found randomly in house $20-$30 (Substitute for an army green jacket at a place like H&M or Forever21) Gray Sweater: Found randomly in house $3-$5 (Substitute for any gray sweater, thrift stores have endless options) Blue Plaid Scarf: H&M $12-$15 Burgundy Pants: Urban ...

Russ Gives Saint Andrew’s Hall “What They Want” in Detroit

Russ Gives Saint Andrew’s Hall “What They Want” in Detroit

Alec Redding
November 9, 2016
Filed under A & E, ART, MUSIC, STUDENT ARTS

Russ performed this weekend at Saint Andrew’s Hall for hundreds of fans. The “Yung God Tour” toured in 33 different cities across the U.S and sold out more than 17 of those concerts. Russ opened with his hit song “What They Want,” which reached the top 20 songs on the iTunes rap charts....

Big Sean Braves Hill Auditorium for the Beyond the Blue Benefit Concert

Big Sean Braves Hill Auditorium for the Beyond the Blue Benefit Concert

Alec Redding, Photographer/Writer
October 28, 2016
Filed under A & E, ART, MUSIC

Big Sean stunned the crowd at the Beyond the Blue Benefit concert at Hill Auditorium on Oct. 22. Ticket costs included $60 for the main floor, $50 for the main floor back, $40 for the mezzanine, and $30 for the balcony. Two dollars of each ticket was donated to the Sean Anderson Foundation. Th...

Community High Fashion: Hawa Dicko

Community High Fashion: Hawa Dicko

October 21, 2016
Filed under A & E, FASHION, STUDENT ARTS

Sheer Black and White Top: Target $15 High Waisted Army Green Jeans: H&M $25 Adidas Shoes(Sale): Urban Outfitters $15 Velvet and Sheer Bralette: Pitaya $20   “I like to say I have two separate styles. Comfy but always cute and then there’s high fashion Hawa. I love expressing myse...

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