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January 18, 2019

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Band Review: All That Jazz

Aylah Mendenhall’19 performs in Jazz Band’s annual concert. (Grace Harrison’20/Staff) On Friday, December 7, at 7:00 pm, the Jazz Band played its fall concert. Jazz Band is a music elective that meets during zero period, so its membership is smaller than concert band. It’s mostly for Upper Schoolers, but Middle Schoolers who have shown that

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Fukuryu Ramen: Pricey but Worth It

Miso ramen with wood-ear mushrooms:a lighter alternative to the signature tonkotsu ramen. (Ethan Weiser’22/Staff) A good bowl of ramen can be warm, comforting and the perfect fare for a cold winter’s night. Some of the Columbus’s best ramen is served at Fukuryu Ramen, with  Upper Arlington and Dublin locations, and if you are up for

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Harvey & Ed’s: A Deli Delicacy

Harvey & Ed’s classic Rueben sandwich with kugel. (Sarah Silver’21/Staff) A display of cookbooks and deli classics welcomes you into Cameron Mitchell’s newest eatery, Harvey & Ed’s deli, in the Short North.  With both counter and sit-down service, Harvey & Ed’s features traditional Jewish delicacies, including potato latkes ($5), noodle kugel ($5), and Bubbe’s matzo ball

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Review: Animal Crossing: New Leaf

Box artwork of Animal Crossing: New Leaf. (Flickr)   Between the announcement of Isabelle’s addition to the roster of the upcoming Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and the announcement that a new Animal Crossing title for the Nintendo Switch is in the works (the second of which was delivered by a cartoonish, anthropomorphic raccoon called Tom

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Columbus Lantern Exhibition: Dragon Lights

Larger-than-life lanterns. (Carolyn Zhang’20/A&E editor)   From now until January 6, 2019, the international touring exhibit, Dragon Lights, will be on display in the Natural Resources Park at the Ohio Expo Center. Presented by Tianyu Arts & Culture Inc., Dragon Lights features large, illuminated Chinese lanterns made by artisans from Zigong, Sichuan, described as “China’s

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Morris Hall’s New Art Exhibit: “A Place I Call Home”

“A Place I Call Home” features students’ interpretations of what “Home”means to them in Morris Hall’s New Exhibit. (Andrew Barren’22/Media) When the Service Board announced its theme as “Home” at the beginning of this school year, Upper School Art Teacher, David Block, suggested that the art department create a showcase based on this topic. Art

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Mr. David Wong’s Orchestral Debut

Academy’s Orchestra performs in annual fall concert under the direction of Mr. David Wong in his first year at Academy and in his first conduction ever. (Inji Kang’19/Media editor) Academy’s Orchestra showcased an array of scores on Wednesday, November 14. Our new orchestra instructor, Mr. David Wong, conducted the school’s annual Orchestra Concert, featuring our Middle and Upper

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Band’s 2018 Fall Concert

Director Jessica Sneeringer conducts the Fall Band Concert. (Jenny L’Hommedieu’19/Staff)  On Thursday, November 15, the Upper School Band performed its annual fall concert. Flute Choir took the stage first, performing “Minuet and Trio.” Eight flute players attended extra rehearsals throughout the school year to be ready for their special piece. Mrs. O’Rourke is their director.

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Choir’s 2018 Fall Concert

Camerata and Treble Choir team up to perform “Let the River Run.” Grace Harrison’20/Staff   On Thursday, November 7, Camerata and Treble Choir had their fall concert. As is tradition, the singers dressed up in tuxedos with bow ties or floor-length black gowns, giving them a fancy and professional look. Treble Choir started off the

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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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