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A Manitou Sided Story

A Manitou Sided Story

William Dillinder, Writer
April 23, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

This year marks many firsts in Manitou's arts department: a first for a full symphony program, a first for multiple new directors, a first for part time drama directors, and a first for a musical encompassing all of the arts programs that the school has to offer. In the biggest production that...

Listen now: Four Nerds Discuss the Future of Music

Listen now: Four Nerds Discuss the Future of Music

Max Jonas Knaver, Writer
March 6, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

In the longest episode yet of Notes From The Nook, the usual suspects (and Brandon Fisher) wonder aloud where music is going in the coming years. Through heated debate, a few chuckles, and plenty of existential rambling, they discover truths that, from a certain twisted perspective, could be considered...

A conversation with Manitou’s guests from Macapá, Brazil *UPDATE: NOW WITH VIDEO*

A conversation with Manitou’s guests from Macapá, Brazil *UPDATE: NOW WITH VIDEO*

Isabel Dufford, Editor-in-Chief
March 3, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

Last Tuesday, February 17, Manitou was visited by five students from Magapá, Brazil. This visit was orchestrated through the US-Brazil Connect program, which brings students from all over Brazil to the United States to meet and connect with American students. The Prospector's Isabel Dufford sat ...

Notes From the Nook Episode 2: Obscure Instruments

Notes From the Nook Episode 2: Obscure Instruments

Max Jonas Knaver, Writer
February 20, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

This week on Notes From the Nook, unknown instruments are the topic at hand. The roundtable this episode features Tim Hilt, Brandon Fisher, and Abbi Chapman, as well as your hosts Max Jonas Knaver and Aidan Epstein. Stream the episode below via Soundcloud.   ...

Notes from the Nook: Episode 1 – Musical Authorities

Notes from the Nook: Episode 1 – Musical Authorities

Max Jonas Knaver, Reporter
February 13, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Showcase

Anyone can critique music. So what gives someone the credibility and expertise necessary to be called a musical authority? In this inaugural episode of a series of music-related podcasts directly from the Media Center's own Sound Nook studio, Aidan Epstein and Max Jonas Knaver discuss this question...

Teen heartbreak is laugh-out-loud funny

Teen heartbreak is laugh-out-loud funny

Max Jonas-Knaver and Devon Arabia
February 7, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

The Staggering Heartbreak of Jasmine Meriwether, by Don Zolidas, is a dramatic story about the first time 17-year-old Jasmine Merriwether falls in love. Jasmine (Agnes Navaratne,11) is a crazy, hormonal teenage girl whose most vulnerable inner thoughts are expressed as asides with the audience. Na...

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