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Manchester by the Sea twists Hollywood movie expectations

Manchester by the Sea twists Hollywood movie expectations

Jacob Strier, Contributing Writer

January 5, 2017

Rolling Stone called Manchester by the Sea, a 2016 film, a “transcendent masterpiece,” and it truly is in every sense of the term. Heart-breaking and inspiring, Manchester by the Sea provides a narrative often forgotten by Hollywood films—real life. Lacking the predictable plot line or easily redeemable l...

Bon Iver tops the charts

SINGER-SONGWRITER- JUSTIN VERNON hits the top of the charts with his #1 album, “22, A Million.”

Sam Levin, Contributing Writer

November 3, 2016

After five years of hard work and cryptic teasing, Bon Iver’s “22, A Million” was finally released on September 30th. Before the release, the band performed songs from the album live on television, and released singles to promote the 10-song experience. While every song is unique and interesting,...

Musical Tuesday!

History and Religion teacher Brian Cheney performs a song, Allah Allah Allah by MewithoutYou, at Matters of Spirit on Tuesday morning. Coincidentally, the band happens to be performing tonight in Brooklyn at The Knitting Factory.

October 18, 2016

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Panache is an all-out success

Panache is an all-out success

Thomas McKenna, Contributing Writer

May 25, 2016

This week, the Masters community received another installment of one of the school’s most time-honored traditions: Panache, the school’s annual literary and arts magazine. This year’s edition includes two sweeping landscape photos (both of the New York City skyline) that form the two covers. The cont...

After competing in national finals, Dobbs 16 will head to Glasgow in the summer

After competing in national finals, Dobbs 16 will head to Glasgow in the summer

Neha Garg, Contributing Writer

May 10, 2016

After competing against 200 groups in a nationwide tournament, Dobbs 16 made it to the top 10 and competed in the Varsity Vocals International Championship of High School A Cappella (ICHSA) at Townhall in New York City on April 29. Dobbs 16 left Masters early that Friday morning and spent the ent...

Winter play shines in Experimental Theater debut

Winter play shines in Experimental Theater debut

Neha Garg, Contributing Writer

February 11, 2016

Love and Information, written by Caryl Churchill, inaugurated the first ever Masters School drama production in the new Fonseca Center’s Experimental Theater. Under the direction of drama teacher Chris Briante, the cast of the show, students from grades 9 through 12, were put hard at work starting...

Great Gig in the Sky Presents Beck’s Odelay (Program)

May 1, 2015

STUDENT SHEPHERD: Gaela LaPasta MUSICIANS: Maya Bater, Hannah Weiss, Jansen Wenberg, Jonah Ury, Evan Vietorisz, Julius Rodriguez, Max Ishmael, Dante Moussapour, Al Daibes, Shoshana Chipman, Jared Foxhall, Trevor Dee, Harrison Guo, John Kinsley, I-Chen Cheng, Peter Nadel, Theodore Hoisington, Oliv...

A Doll’s House comes to live in Estherwood

A Doll's House comes to live in Estherwood

Wen-Xuan Ni, Editor-in-Chief

February 17, 2015

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From Memphis to Mumbai, Dance Company steps out

Dance company shimmies to Christina Aguilera's Burlesque in choreographer Martha Gray's Shimmy Shimmy Strut.

Teddy O'Connor, Managing Editor

November 12, 2014

This Friday and Saturday nights (Nov. 14-15), the Dance Company will present a performance featuring four student choreographic works, with  seven total works set on the company.   The four student choreographers are Isis Bruno '15, Martha Gray '16, Kat Bartley '16. Hannah Sznajderman '16. In addition,...

The Laramie Project incorporates faculty as well as students

TAylor Kesicki, Mary Rotella and Gaela LaPasta share a dialogue in The Laramie Project, playing Friday and Saturday nights, (Oct. 24 & 25) at 7 pm.

Ariel Censor, Opinion Editor

October 24, 2014

  As fall play practices intensify the week leading up to Friday’s performance of The Laramie Project, both students and faculty can be seen practicing their lines. The Laramie Project, a play based on over 50 interviews surrounding the murder of a gay college student, features 21 students...

Jazz at Lincoln Center hosts Julius Rodriguez & Friends

Jazz at Lincoln Center hosts Julius Rodriguez & Friends

Naomi Nivar, Staff Writer

October 5, 2014

The main stage for some of the most talented jazz performers in the country is a venue called Jazz at Lincoln Center. So, it is fitting that Julius Rodriguez, a 16-year-old junior, performed on Oct. 4 in Julius Rodriguez & Friends.  Although Rodriguez has played frequently at Lincoln Center, it...

Today’s Westchester Poetry Festival shares spoken word at Masters

Today's Westchester Poetry Festival shares spoken word at Masters

Tyler Jarecki, Sports Editor

April 12, 2014

Saturday, April 12, The Masters School, in partnership with The Hudson Valley Writers’ Center, will be hosting The Westchester Poetry Festival for the fourth year in a row.  Not only will there be several published poets attending the event, but there will also be Masters students reading their own...

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