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“La La Land” lends movie musicals a new life

“La La Land” lends movie musicals a new life

Hannah Anderson and Riley Kowalski, Editor-in-Chief
January 18, 2017
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On Jan. 8, the cast and creators of “La La Land” waltzed away from the Beverly Hilton with seven of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s coveted Golden Globe awards, given to honor them for their brilliant revival of an often neglected genre, the musical. The film broke the previous record of... Read more »

Music Department unites to spread holiday cheer

Music Department unites to spread holiday cheer

Hannah Anderson and Riley Kowalski, Editor-in-Chief
December 17, 2016
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On Wednesday, Dec. 14 at 7 p.m., the auditorium was staged and the musicians were ready for the Music Department’s annual Holiday Concert, where each group from the different sections received the opportunity to share the music that they’ve been perfecting all semester. Not only was it a showcase for... Read more »

Ballet: A renewed art form

Ballet: A renewed art form

Thea Sankari and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
December 14, 2016
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The instructor’s blonde hair shined across the room while her foreign accent echoed off the mirrored walls. Rheana Montesantos, sophomore, who has been in ballet for over twelve years, is dressed in pink and follows orders. Her ballet shoes tap against the wooden floor as she leaps across the room. &... Read more »

Underclassman takes high role in fall play

Underclassman takes high role in fall play

Amanda Bagby and Libby McCarthy, Editor-in-Chief
December 14, 2016
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Burning hair, the smell of coffee, people rehearsing lines, and the cloud of makeup and hairspray in the air are just some of the things experienced in the green room just hours before the play begins. Sophomore Hannah Kiperman was one of four students selected by the Director, Mr. Kostro, to be h... Read more »

RDN shares their favorite holiday movies and songs

RDN shares their favorite holiday movies and songs

Hannah Anderson and Riley Kowalski, Editor-in-Chief
December 7, 2016
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It’s officially December, and decorations are starting to pop up all over Hinsdale for holidays like Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa. No matter which holiday you observe, it’s hard to argue that this is a time of joy and celebration. If you’re having trouble getting into the holiday spirit, here... Read more »

Students transition to music streaming services

Students transition to music streaming services

Hannah Anderson, Zach Wols, A&E Editor, and Riley Kowalski, Editor-in-Chief
December 5, 2016
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For the past few years, many people around the world have seemed to stop buying music due to the increasing amount of streaming services that can be found online. However, some still continue to buy music, whether it be out of tradition, respect for the artists, or other reasons. Both parts of this... Read more »

Drama Club examines truth for Fall Show

Drama Club examines truth for Fall Show

Hannah Anderson and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
November 16, 2016
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From Thursday, Nov. 17 to Saturday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m., the Hinsdale Central Drama Club will be staging "Rashomon" in the auditorium as its annual Fall Show. “I chose ['Rashomon'] because I’ve seen it. I’ve seen a high school production and a professional production of it,” said Mr. Christop... Read more »

“Gilmore Girls” revival to arrive on Netflix Thanksgiving weekend

“Gilmore Girls” revival to arrive on Netflix Thanksgiving weekend

Hannah Anderson, Zach Wols, A&E Editor, and Libby McCarthy, Editor-in-Chief
November 6, 2016
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Though it’s been more than nine years since it last aired, the popular 2000s television show “Gilmore Girls” is coming back on Friday, Nov. 25 for a four-part revival on Netflix titled “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life.” The original show followed single mother Lorelai Gilmore (Lauren Graham... Read more »

Red Devils perform at Fall Choral concert

Red Devils perform at Fall Choral concert

Zach Wols and Libby McCarthy, Editor-in-Chief
November 1, 2016
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On Oct. 25 choir performed their annual fall concert. All levels of choir were present and performed various pieces for the audience.  To add to the excitement of the night, the new, audition based women's chorale choir performed for the first time with the rest of the choir. "I thought all... Read more »

“Hamilton” mania takes over Chicago

“Hamilton” mania takes over Chicago

Hannah Anderson, Zach Wols, A&E Editor, and Libby McCarthy, Editor-in-Chief
October 24, 2016
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On Tuesday, Sept. 27, the Private Bank Theatre in Chicago officially opened its doors to the public for the first previews of “Hamilton”, the musical that has taken America by storm. Currently known as the hottest ticket on Broadway, “Hamilton” originally opened on July 13, 2015 at the Richar... Read more »

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