Swift Sparkles in Detroit

Swift Sparkles in Detroit

Sophia Werthmann
June 7, 2015
Filed under A & E, Music

A catwalk inside Ford Field was raised in the air, circling 360 degrees. Atop it, fearlessly stood Taylor Swift. Swift’s 1989 world tour came to Detroit, Mich. on May 30. The whole show teemed with celebrities. Opening acts were... Read more »

Jazz’s End of the Year Blowout!

Jazz’s End of the Year Blowout!

Kate Burns
May 18, 2015
Filed under A & E, Music

Jack Wagner the Community High School Jazz teacher was on stage talking, on Monday, May 11. This jazz concert was held at the Ark on Main Street. Regardless of the five dollar entrance fee the Ark was still packed with friends and... Read more »

Mr. Wonderful Album Review

Mr. Wonderful Album Review

Joe Riesterer
March 27, 2015
Filed under A & E, Music

Using peculiar food references and extremely obscure references to athletes from decades ago, Queens, New York rapper Action Bronson has climbed his way to a refreshingly careless spot atop the rap game. Almost everything about the guy is comical: his 300-pound frame, his massive red beard and his Queens... Read more »

Concert Review: Hozier Brings a Soulful Sound to Royal Oak

Concert Review: Hozier Brings a Soulful Sound to Royal Oak

Hannah Simon, Sports Editor
March 6, 2015
Filed under A & E, Music

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Song of the Day: “Ackrite” by Dr. Dre

Song of the Day: “Ackrite” by Dr. Dre

Erez Dessel, Audio Editor
January 11, 2015
Filed under A & E, Music, Song of the day

This winter is already shaping up to be colder than Arnold Schwarzenegger circa 1997. I’m talking Mr. Freeze cold. Ice Age cold. That means less time spent walking around outside and more time spent driving around in the car. For those of you looking out for some fresh new music to blast in your stereos,... Read more »

High School Performer Katherine Hepburn to Record Live Album at Kerrytown Concert House

High School Performer Katherine Hepburn to Record Live Album at Kerrytown Concert House

Eva Rosenfeld and Josh Goodman
December 19, 2014
Filed under A & E, Music, Student Arts

Ann Arbor... Read more »

Why 1989 Gets the Musical and Moral Thumbs-Up

Why 1989 Gets the Musical and Moral Thumbs-Up

Maggie Mihaylova
December 17, 2014
Filed under Music, Song of the day

Oct. 27. My finger hovered above the play button, knowing that I was about to indulge myself in what could turn out to be a huge disappointment or a serious success. Taylor Swift’s first pop album. 1989. The 13 tracks range from slow and pulsing to upbeat and powerful. Some of the more... Read more »

Brother Ali Spreads Message of Love, Life and a Liberal Agenda at Ann Arbor Show

Brother Ali Spreads Message of Love, Life and a Liberal Agenda at Ann Arbor Show

November 18, 2014
Filed under A & E, Music

It had been nearly an hour since the doors opened at the Blind Pig in Ann Arbor, MI, on Nov. 11, when MaLLy walked on the stage. MaLLy, the host, hypeman and opening act for Brother Ali’s Tuesday night performance on the Home Away from Home tour brought the stage to life with complex rhyme schemes... Read more »

Psychedelic Engine: A rising Community band

Psychedelic Engine: A rising Community band

Sean Kiel-Locey, Staff
November 13, 2014
Filed under A & E, Life, Music, Student Arts, Student Life

Community High School has always promoted self-expression, as you can see from any of the wonderful murals covering the building’s halls. While there are many types of self-expression, Alex Hughes, a sophomore at Community, chose music. Hughes, 16, began loving music at age nine, ever since Hughes... Read more »

The Jazz New York City Trio, Tri-Fi Plays at Community High, Oct. 3

The Jazz New York City Trio, Tri-Fi Plays at Community High, Oct. 3

Taylor Tucker-Gray
October 3, 2014
Filed under A & E, Music