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June 18, 2019

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Movie Review: Five Feet Apart

(Wikimedia Commons) Directed by Justin Baldoni and starring the well known Cole Sprouse and Haley Lu Richardson from Riverdale and The Edge of Seventeen, Five Feet Apart hit theaters on March 15.The film’s title comes from a six-foot separation from rule that two patients with cystic fibrosis must follow because they could risk catching each

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A Discussion on Theocracy: Hail Satan?

Lucien Greaves, cofounder of the Satanic Temple. (Image via Wikimedia Commons) Every year, aspiring filmmakers and art students flood to southern Ohio for the Athens International Film and Video Festival (AIFVF) boasts short films, worldwide premieres, experimentals, and documentaries. The event takes place over a week in the Athena Theater.  Among this year’s selections was

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Kittie’s Cakes: Global Turned Local

Kittie’s Cafe at the Bexley location. (Tara Alahakoon’21/Staff) From their international travels, former professional golfers Mollie and Kelly Fankhauser tasted worldly cuisine, cultivating their avid passion for baking. Following the end of their golf careers, they founded Kittie’s Cakes in Columbus, with a goal of creating a one-of-a-kind cake experience. Voted best cinnamon roll in

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Spectacular: Orchestra Concert

Upper School Orchestra plays with experience. (Riley Hennessy’20/Media) The Orchestra Concert on Wednesday, May 1, was the culmination of all the hard work the middle and upper school orchestra members have put in this school year. The 6th grade orchestra group kicked off the night with a piece written by Béla Bartók, a prominent Hungarian

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All That Jazz: A “Grand” Night

Jordan Dearing-Harmen’19 receives the Louis Armstrong Jazz award and the John Phillip Souza award, the first student in Academy history to receive both. (Riley Hennessey’19/Media) Friday, May 3, marked Academy’s annual All That Jazz concert. The theme, “Jazz by Moonlight,” fit well with the mood of the night. Consisting of an array of pieces featuring

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Masquerade: Let the Spectacle Astound You

Senior Liam McCann plays Jimi Hendrix’s “Angel.” (Kayla Podgurski’19/Media)   On April 26, at 7:30 pm, Treble Choir and Camerata put on their annual Cabaret concert in Academt’s Dining Hall. The seniors get to pick the theme: this year’s was Masquerade. While performing the song “Cabaret” from the eponymous musical and “Masquerade” from Phantom of

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An Origin Story with Subpar Action: Shazam!

A CA Shazam! Statue at San Diego Comic-Con 2018 (Gage Skidmore/ Wikimedia Commons) It’s no secret that the DC Extended Universe (DCEU) needs some freshening up. Constantly overshadowed by Marvel’s inability to make an unpopular movie, the company that spawned household names like “Batman” has found it hard to find its footing in creating a

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Spotlight on Academy’s 2017 Madlab Playwrights

A crush. An Affirmative Action program. A tiny guardian angel who decides to play matchmaker. Struggles with inner demons personified as people, complete with death, melancholy, and self-loathing. What the above have in common is that both deal with scripts (byKami Tibbles’17 and Taylor McGowan’18, respectively) are among the selected 10 ten-minute plays, all written

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Prep Performances for OMEA

As a dress rehearsal for the upcoming OMEA solo and ensemble districts, Academy’s Women’s Chorus and Camerata had a combined concert with the concert band on Tuesday, February 21. Director Amy Brooks and band conductor Jessica Sneeringer,  proudly showcased their hard-working students. The Choir, adorned in identical black gowns and dangling “diamond” earrings, began with “Ominia

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Academy Glee Club Showcase

  (Photo/Julia Gurewitz’19/Media Team) The CA Glee Club, also known as ReVOICE, was created this year with one purpose: to make music. And on February 3, our school’s talented musicians did just that! Performing a mix of old Disney classics such as “When You Wish Upon A Star,” “Go The Distance,” and “Touch The Sky,

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Auditions Begin for “The Drowsy Chaperone”

This spring, Academy’s theatre program will present The Drowsy Chaperone, a musical about an asocial man who attempts to cure his sadness by playing a recording of his favorite musical as it comes alive around him. Through a reading committee comprised of students, this musical was chosen with intent to provoke laughter from the audience and attain

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Hot Mr. Pot

The groundhog saw his shadow on the first Tuesday of February, predicting six more weeks of winter. While many more days of cold weather and gray skies are a bummer for those of yearning for a warm, sunny spring, the wintery weather sets the perfect backdrop for a major trend in Columbus: hotpot restaurants. Hot

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