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All Shook Up Has Us Shook

All Shook Up Has Us Shook

Carlos Nique, Staff Writer
May 5, 2017
Filed under Arts / Entertainment, Showcase

This year’s production ramps it up with more rock and roll, but does it hit all the notes?   As spring rolls around, it comes time for The Strawberry Hill Players to present their newest musical. I have been a fan of their past productions, but always felt that they were in some ways a l...

The Poetry Slam Was a Slam Dunk

The Poetry Slam Was a Slam Dunk

Miguel Castillo, Staff Writer
May 4, 2017
Filed under Arts / Entertainment, Showcase

Stamford High held its annual Poetry Slam on the 27th of April, hosting students from all across the district. The Poetry Slam consists of contestants getting on stage and reciting one of many poems to the crowd, and other poets waiting for their turn. The poets were only allowed three minutes per per...

Drama Club’s “All Shook Up” debuts this weekend

Drama Club’s “All Shook Up” debuts this weekend

Carlos Nique, Staf Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Arts / Entertainment, Showcase

This weekend is the debut of The Strawberry Hill Player's Spring musical, "All Shook Up." Reporter Carlos Nique sat down with members of the production to find out a little bit about what viewers can expect. See "All Shook UP" in the auditorium at 8 p.m. on April 28, April 29, May 5, or May 6, or...

Do You Have a Warped View of Warped Tour?

Do You Have a Warped View of Warped Tour?

Kasey Borjas, Staff Writer
April 7, 2017
Filed under Arts / Entertainment, Showcase

Have you ever heard of Warped Tour? Well, if you haven't, it's a traveling rock festival that has toured the United States (including three or four stops in Canada) each summer since 1995. It is the largest travelling music festival in the United States and is the longest-running touring music festival in North...

The Disney Renaissance

The Disney Renaissance

Carlos Nique, Staff Writer
April 6, 2017
Filed under Arts / Entertainment, Showcase

The Disney Renaissance: How your favorite animation studio became a pop culture phenomenon. Intro: It may be hard to imagine but there was a point where the Disney Animation Studio was in a bit of a rut. They hadn’t had a true classic film come out since 1967’s The Jungle Book, and it look...

Lion, the Underrated Movie of the Year

Lion, the Underrated Movie of the Year

Ashleigh Lyons, Staff Writer
March 10, 2017
Filed under Arts / Entertainment, Showcase

Lion was up for six Oscar Nominations; Best Picture, Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Best Original Music Score, Best Writing Adapted Screenplay, and Best Cinematography. Sadly, they did not win any. If that doesn't tell you to go see this movie before it leaves th...

Drama Queen – An Interview with Ayla Guttman

Drama Queen – An Interview with Ayla Guttman

Josh Ambresh, Reporter
March 3, 2017
Filed under Arts / Entertainment, Showcase

SHS student and aspiring actress Ayla Guttman discusses her career so far, and her plans for the future, with The Round Table's Josh Ambresh.

Music Awareness Month – SHS Ensembles Play On

Music Awareness Month – SHS Ensembles Play On

Andrea Hunt, Arts Editor
March 3, 2017
Filed under Arts / Entertainment, Showcase

Members of SHS music ensembles discuss the program, their future plans, and what music means to them.

Sit! Stay! For “A Dog’s Purpose”

Sit! Stay! For “A Dog’s Purpose”

Erica Stietzel, Staff Writer
February 14, 2017
Filed under Arts / Entertainment, Showcase

The book, A Dog’s Purpose, by W. Bruce Cameron, made its way to theaters quickly for all canine-lovers. It follows the story in the perspective of a dog named Bailey as he tries to find his purpose in life. He gets reincarnated multiple times and with each life comes new lessons to learn. He learns to...

An Interview With Rapper Trey Diggs

An Interview With Rapper Trey Diggs

Justin Wexler, Reporter
February 8, 2017
Filed under Arts / Entertainment, Showcase

Reporter Justin Wexler sits down with Trey Diggs to discuss his career as an emerging hip hop artist.

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