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A New Albany Ballet Company Classic: The Nutcracker

Tori Sirak’23 as Clara. (Courtesy/ Bridget Sirak)  Over the upcoming holidays, many people enjoy celebrations and traditions. The Nutcracker, written in 1892 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, is a favorite performance during the Christmas season.The New Albany Ballet Company (NABC) features this classic annually, and this year was its 20th anniversary of the production.  Four of our

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Online Sales Set

The 2019 Black Friday ranked second all-time for online sales. (Wikimedia Commons) On Friday, November 29, over 165 million shoppers purchased about $7.4 billion worth of products, making this Black Friday the second largest online sales day behind last year’s Cyber Monday, compared with the $69 billion spent in brick-and-mortar stores from November 28 to

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Max Makes the Most of Avocado Toast

(Max Walker’22/Staff) Avocado toast delivers a creamy texture and great taste when spread on toast. It is easy, healthy, tasty, trendy among millennials, and sure to impress your taste buds! Ingredients: Two halves of soft avocado One-half of a lemon Kosher salt Crushed red pepper Two ½ inch slices ofsourdough bread Steps: Toast the sourdough

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Jazz Concert, 2019

Gyvnn Mendenhall’22 on the tenor saxophone. (Julia Devore’22/Media)   On Friday, November 15, The Columbus Academy Jazz Ensemble had its first concert of the year. Filled with phenomenal music, the performance showcased our school’s finest jazz musicians.    Sophomore Malachy Sullivan introduced “Flight of the Foo Birds,”with a brief background on the song’s composition, allowing the audience

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Orchestra’s 2019 Fall Concert

(Aleeza Yakoob’22/Staff) On November 13, Academy’s upper and middle school orchestras performed in the fall’s concert, conducted by Mr. Wong.  First to perform was the 6th grade that played “Dragon Dances” by Soon He Newbold. The 7th grade and 8th grade orchestras followed with melodies ranging from folk songs to a medley from Frozen. Next came

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The Overlook Hotel Lives: Doctor Sleep’s Continuation of The Shining

(Image/)Flickr Warning: this review contains spoilers.  Nearly forty years ago, audiences across the world were mesmerised yet horrified in equal measure by Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining. Now, the saga continues with the recent release of Doctor Sleep. The film opens with the original Warner Bros. logo seen in The Shining, before going into a series

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Max’s Splurge of the Week

(Max Walker’22/Staff)   For steak lovers, the only drawback with Filet Mignon is its outrageous price! If you are up for a spluge, this recipe with a caramelized crust (at medium rare) will not disappoint!   Ingredients:   Kosher salt   Black pepper   Cumin   Garlic powder   Garlic butter   Minced garlic  

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Choir’s Fall Concert

Seniors Jay Gokhale, Ezra Johnson, Simon Iobst, Kathan Reddy, Donovan Simpson, and junior Lily Plaugher sang “I Can See Clearly Now” on the theater’s balcony. The 6th graders followed with “Seize the Day” from the musical, Newsies, along with “Pictures of Fall” and “The Moon.”  The 7th grade singers performed “Wonderful Life” from the movie, Small

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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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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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