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Upcoming Album Releases

Upcoming Album Releases

Mina Cowles, Reporter

December 6, 2019

When searching for new songs to add to the playlist, don’t forget to scroll by these upcoming album releases.  Wyatt Blair - For The First Time EP Release Date: Dec. 6th Beginning in his parent’s garage, Wyatt Blair is an upcoming artist that’s giving a fresh new perspective on the rock genr...

Mr. Rogers Gives Reasons to be Thankful

Mr. Rogers Gives Reasons to be Thankful

Gina Belocio, Artist

November 21, 2019

Fred Rogers created and starred in the influential children's show, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, that aired from 1968 to 2001 as a beacon of kindness to entire generations. With the innocent nature of the show, it’s easy to forget that it debuted in an era of political and cultural chaos. It ...

Hot Chocolate Movies to Watch

Hot Chocolate Movies to Watch

Kassie Araque, Reporter

November 21, 2019

After the 10th round of poker and everyone is just sick and tired of listening to the aunts fight about whose recipe is better, these movies are here to save the day. These “hot chocolate movies” are basically guaranteed to warm everyone’s heart and to remind them why we celebrate the holidays. ...

KNIVES OUT!

KNIVES OUT!

Graci E. Mabie, A&E Critic

November 15, 2019

Watch the work of acclaimed writer and director Rian Johnson’s (STARWARS: The Last Jedi) in the suspenseful murder where everyone is a suspect this Thanksgiving holiday for a ‘blessed’ mystery worth solving. Celebrated famed crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead...

Frozen 2

Frozen 2

Graci E. Mabie, A&E Critic

November 1, 2019

irectors Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck, of Frozen, have brought Elsa’s magic back for more.  Why was Elsa born with magical powers? The answer to how her abilities truly came to be is calling her from afar. This drives Elsa (played by Idina Menzel) and Anna (played by Kristen Bell) to pursue a hid...

Braswell Orchestra Presents: “Stranger Strings”

Braswell Orchestra Presents: “Stranger Strings”

Kassie Araque, Feature Writer

October 28, 2019

Get your violins tuned and your bows rosined! Braswell High School’s Orchestra is playing their first concert of the school year with the new director Micheal Burris.  The concert’s theme is “Stranger Strings,” and will feature a collection of spooky Halloween themed pieces for the audience...

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

Graci E. Mabie, A&E Critic

October 24, 2019

“This is no FAIRY TALE.” “Well Well,” welcome to a dark, simple story of Good v.s. Evil by director Joachim Ronning of “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” as he so remarkably exhibits the extension of a magical fairytale the world has come to love. When Princess Aurora come...

Braswell Bravo Co Presents: “Anatomies”

Braswell Bravo Co Presents: “Anatomies”

Mary Miller, Editor

October 24, 2019

Just in time for the Halloween season, Braswell Bravo Company puts on Don Nigro's dark comedy, “Anatomies”. The show, set in the 1820s, is centered around the twisted tale of Dr. Knox, played by Severson Pixton, who buys dead bodies in order to cut them open and perform scientific experiments. ...

The CW Presents: Batwoman

The CW Presents: Batwoman

Graci E. Mabie, A&E Critic

October 2, 2019

Her time… is NOW. Coming to the CW network by the director of “The Vampire Diaries,” Caroline Dries, costumed crime-fighter Kate Kane, takes over as Gotham City’s hope for protection as the latest superhero of the famous DC universe; Batwoman.  After three long years since Batman’s ...

26 Pebbles: In Memory of Sandy Hook

26 Pebbles: In Memory of Sandy Hook

Kassie Araque, Feature Writer

September 24, 2019

“These are real people’s real stories, you can’t find these online.”  - Zoe Strong Nearly seven years after the Sandy Hook Shooting, Braswell’s Bravo Company prepared to open their show 26 Pebbles by Eric Ulloa. The hour-long play focused on the way Newtown, Conn. began to heal as a community fo...

No Joking with the Joker

No Joking with the Joker

Graci E. Mabie, A&E Critic

September 20, 2019

“Beyond evil there is Insanity… Beyond insanity, there is THE JOKER.” Smile! coming your way from the Academy Award-winning director of “The Hangover,” trilogy,  Todd Phillips is a thrilling, spine-chilling masterpiece showcasing a whole new side of the iconic Batman villain that has neve...

The Goldfinch.

The Goldfinch.

Graci E. Mabie, A&E Critic

September 12, 2019

“The epiphany of light and laughter of a stolen life to Theodore Decker.” From the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), award-winning director John Crowley sends a golden thread running through screens this fall; a lens that begins to magnify the beauty of Donna Tartt’s glob...

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