A quartet of local webloggers joined forces to form Bluestate, a DJ collective the likes of which the world has never seen, or heard, until Saturday, Jan. 8.
Administrator Linda Wolf slipped and fell today, Dec. 21 at 9:30 a.m., according to Linda Wanner, another administrator.
Christmas frequently transverses the realms of religious seriousness, joyous celebration and shameless commercialism, but now, in Jeff Goode's The Eight: Reindeer Monologues, Christmas enters the absurd.
Blair graduate Elliott Wolf, class of 2004, was recently written up in The Chronicle, a student newspaper out of Duke University, for challenging the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) warning against people who download television shows after the episodes have been aired.
No one can deny the prevalence of dishonesty in today's society, but deceit and scandal are hardly new affairs. Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest is a prime example of a past crusade against the evils of fraudulence.
People honestly used to think that if they masturbated, they would go blind. Really. And the adolescents who engaged in the activity were punished severely. This is the kind of ignorant prejudice that Dr. Alfred Kinsey faced.
The boy's eyes are a brilliant green, the color of key lime flecked with emerald. Ambient light reflects perfectly against their moist covering. When he blinks, his eyelashes wave just slightly. But his eyes are not real; he is entirely computer-generated.
Senators reviewed new club constitutions on Thursday, Nov. 4 during third period at the SGA Senate meeting, approving all previously existing clubs and all proposed clubs except the Ryly Weekly Club.
In a world of AIDS awareness and STD prevention, writer Paul Rudnick explores the effect of so much danger on the love lives of gay men in Jeffrey .
The first SGA Senate meeting of the year was held today during fourth period. The Senate decided on the homecoming theme and debated other issues.
He inspired a nation to fight for its independence. He fell from his position of high esteem to the streets of France. He found love and tragedy. And now, Mali singer Boubacar
Diversity has become one of the most important and controversial buzzwords in the English language, and, while it is legally required in many settings, culturally it can be a disaster. For instance, try throwing together a closeted Mormon and a stereotypical gay pretty-boy.
Two seniors presented prize-winning papers at the Maryland Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS) sponsored by the University of Maryland Feb. 22 to the 24. They will attend the National JSHS April 28 to May 2 in Baltimore, all expenses paid.
Ben Jelen's debut album, Give it all away (Maverick), conforms to all the basic rules of fashion, namely it has beautiful form but no function.
For any and all who like the idea of theatre but shy away from getting all dressed up and acting proper, the Top Floor Theatre invites you to curl up on a cozy couch and enjoy their productions, all for $8 or less.
Islamic terrorists dynamite a café full of civilians. Guerillas mercilessly hunt down police officers. Military intelligence tortures information out of destitute Arabs. Nearly four decades later, the Battle of Algiers still rings true.
Walking into Visions, the bar is pretty full, but the lounge is mostly empty. The theatre, despite the pre-show shorts playing on screen, is also rather vacant.
For those who like the Bethesda Row Cinema but demand still more, Landmark Theatres proudly presents the E Street Cinema, located at 11th and E in downtown Washington, D.C.
It would be hard in this day and age to find music without a strong beat, heavy and rhythmic, regular or no. But it is becoming harder still to find music with a pulse, a band that lives and breathes, an original, unique creature.
As the season descends into the cold, dark expanse of winter, the National Theatre presents a burst of color that warms the heart and soul. Mamma Mia! blasts off its feel-good message with unparalleled flair and boatloads of fun, sprinkled with feminism.
For whatever reason, the Greats (meaning all those old dead guys you read in English class) are not always that great. Somewhere along the way the meaning gets lost, the language disguises what may once have been entertaining, the message befuddled in complex syntax. But English teachers are not lying when they say writers like Shakespeare were indeed great, and for proof look no further than Blair's production of Pericles.
Legends are born, they peak, they fade into the annals of history and the proverbial torch is passed on to the next generation. The fading process is a painful one, however, and musical theatre great Stephen Sondheim is certainly dragging his feet through it.
The University of Maryland Theatre Department's production of Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies has definitely "got that swing.”
Carole Tomayko is an English teacher at Blair, originally from Detroit, who received a degree inEnglish Literature from the University of Michigan
All that Jazz is a great movie. Requiem for a Dream is a great movie. But when the two have an illegitimate love child who is fascinated by the Rocky Horror Picture Show and Marilyn Manson, result is unfortunate: Party Monster.
As the weather turns colder, Blazers turn towards warmer styles. Around the school, denim jackets are looking cool while fending off fall breezes.
There is a certain flavor to a local band playing in a small venue where you know all the people, and everyone is going to the same party afterwards. It's more than a musical experience, it's camaraderie. The Pietasters, though they have toured all over the States, Europe and Canada, have much the same effect, turning all at the 9:30 Club into turbine-pumping, baldheaded, tie-clad, ska loving brethren.
Hispanic Heritage Month is a time for people from Spanish-speaking countries to pay homage to their origins and for others to enjoy the influence Hispanic culture has had on America.
Sadly, summer is nearing its end, and soon we will all have to bid summer camp adieu and head back home and then--gasp--go back to school. But before we go, let's gather around the campfire one last time and sing songs that will forever consecrate our bonds of friendship and memories of this time we spent together.
Tycoon: a New Russian, for all its bravado, its promise of action, and its under-worldly appeal, fails to prove itself interesting. The tycoon in question is Plato Makovski (Vladmir Vashkov), a
The Internet has revolutionized communications, making realtime exchanges possible over vast distances, bringing shopping malls into people's homes, letting people get college degrees from their bedroom, and setting the stage for Jed Weintrob's On_Line, a film he calls
In today's world of superfluous effects and gratuitous violence, graphic sex scenes and glorified drug use, seeing a film that is pure and wholesome but not geared towards a five-year-old audience is refreshing. With its haunting music, breath-taking backgrounds, and powerful plot, Whale Rider is the movie that breaks trends this summer.