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Concert in the park brings summer in the city to a close at Outside Lands

September 23, 2009


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Sara Kloepfer A&E Editor Meghan Helms Asst. A&E Editor Hands and heads bob back and forth in unison as thousands of excited fans swayed to the music at the second annual Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival in Golden Gate Park the last weekend of August. A celebration of the people, ar...

Imagery captures new side of nature

May 21, 2009


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Megan Helms Reporter Twenty-five elaborately colored pieces of art that fill the white gallery emit a light and warmth not normally found in San Francisco. Jesse Allen, born in Nairobi, Africa and raised in Kenya, was never formally taught to paint, yet his paintings display the animals and l...

Environment suffers from pollution of pricey festivals

May 21, 2009


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Gracie Hays A&E Editor Of all the self-contradicting, head scratching, eyebrow-raising festivals taking place this summer, look no further than the 23rd annual Burning Man festival in Black Rock Desert, Nev. Though commonly thought of as a seven-day escape from the stress and superficiality of moder...

Devin Ruiz follows plans to pursue career as stage manager — and artist, on the side

May 21, 2009


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Susie Lee Reporter Senior Devin Ruiz studies her horn-rimmed black glasses, her sleek bob and the curve of her chin as she glances between the mirror and her canvas, sketching her self-portrait that helps discover her identity. “Art is like creating little pieces of myself,” said Ruiz....

Small performance rocks shelves at Amoeba

Small performance rocks shelves at Amoeba

April 3, 2009


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Meghan Helms Reporter Five bearded men carrying covered drums, guitars and a keyboard walked through a small crowd patiently waiting in the large room covered in posters and other music memorabilia that is Amoeba Music. After a 45-minute delay, customers slowly made their way through rows of ...

Rock band tributes deceased front man

April 3, 2009


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Gracie Hays A&E Editor Having been pegged as a one-hit-wonder ("No Rain") ever since the tragic, untimely death of origional front man shannon Hoon in '95, few would believe that Blind Melon has sold out nearly every show of their tour in the past year. It’s hard to tell if Blind Melon re...

Father of pop art comes to de Young

April 3, 2009


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Rebecca Kelliher Editor-in-Chief The multi-faceted, dizzyingly unique world of Andy Warhol is explored through the lens of music in Warhol Live, an exhibition at the de Young Museum that showcases the quintessential pop artist’s silkscreen paintings, films and sound recordings, illustrations, album co...

Senior Marisa Conroy uses arts develop confidence, provide media of self-expression

Senior Marisa Conroy uses arts develop confidence, provide media of self-expression

April 3, 2009


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Isabelle Pinard Reporter Everyone cleared the decks and lit the lights as senior Marisa Conroy stormed on stage playing the relentless stage mother Madam Rose in the school’s production of the Broadway musical Gypsy last month. “Marisa has a lot of skills that you normally don’t see in a 17-year-old high school student,” said music...

Katy Perry thirlled a crowd, and they liked it

Katy Perry thirlled a crowd, and they liked it

February 6, 2009


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Meghan Helms Reporter A crowd made up mainly of young women danced around impatiently to the warm-up band The Daylights with occasional cheers, but upon rising-star Katy Perry band’s entrance in their glowing, white suits, the floor shook with the crowd’s excitement as fans jumped up and down...

Senior Cody Luke hones design skills inside and out of school

September 19, 2008


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Lauren Jung Editor-in-Chief While other students are cramming for the next class period’s test or grabbing a hot drink from Tully’s with friends, senior Cody Luke can be found flipping through various pictures of building interiors and exteriors, ranging from the ornate to the simplistic. “I alw...

Berkeley Rep’s season opener unrealistic, corny

September 19, 2008


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Gracie Hays A & E Editor High school life is often inaccurately reflected in theater because it lacks the emotional intricacies hidden beneath the surface, which results in one-dimensional characters rarely found in the hallways of any real high school. Berkeley Reps’ first play of the s...

Cancelled TV show features ‘more real’ high school life

September 19, 2008


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Gracie Hays A & E Editor Tuning in for a TV show every Wednesday at 8 p.m. for an entire season is considered true devotion in TV Land. I went up and beyond the dedication level that is expected of a professional couch potato, somehow managing to squeeze in the entire Freaks and Geeks season ...

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