Category: ARTS & LEISURE

Political memes are taking over Twitter

Political memes are taking over Twitter

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Grumpy cat. Success kid. The world’s most interesting man. What do these all have in common? They are all part of the online phenomenon that has encompassed the internet for the past 20 years: memes. Originally coined by evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins in his 1976 book, […]

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Customers enjoy guided painting lessons

Customers enjoy guided painting lessons

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Painting Fiesta, located in Coral Springs, is a space designed for painters of all ages and skill sets that supplies the artists with a full set of brushes and paints. Classes are offered to give customers step-by-step instructions to help them create a work of art. […]

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Local nature center provides informative experience for visitors

Local nature center provides informative experience for visitors

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* The Sawgrass Nature Center (SNC) and Wildlife Hospital, located just 5 miles from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping animals. Founded in 1995 by a group of volunteers, SNC’s mission is to educate the public about South Florida’s environment and […]

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Local escape rooms provide entertainment for students in Parkland area

Local escape rooms provide entertainment for students in Parkland area

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* For those who enjoy thrilling challenges to test their intelligence, escape rooms are the perfect activity for a night out with friends. Every object in the room is a potential clue waiting to be uncovered. Constant puzzling obstacles, a one-hour time limit and foreboding room themes […]

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Parkland Farmers’ Market supports local businesses

Parkland Farmers’ Market supports local businesses

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Parkland has numerous activities to offer its residents, including the Parkland Farmers’ Market which serves as a way for Parkland residents to purchase goods from local businesses. The Parkland Farmers’ Market was established in 2006 as an event for local businesses to advertise and sell products. […]

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Concert event Eats ‘n’ Beats combines food trucks and musical peformances

Concert event Eats ‘n’ Beats combines food trucks and musical peformances

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Eats ‘n’ Beats, which was originally called the “Concert Series,” was renamed “Eats ‘n’ Beats” by Parks and Recreation Manager Gayle Vasile to better encompass the event’s purpose. “We changed the name of the event from Concert Series to Eats ‘n’ Beats because we wanted to […]

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“Listen” displays various teenage conflicts

“Listen” displays various teenage conflicts

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Death is inevitable, but an untimely death, especially at one’s own hand is preventable. Writer and Director Erahm Christopher creates a hyperbolic tale to demonstrate his perception of the best action to take in preventing an untimely demise through active communication. To put it simply, a […]

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Review: “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” does 1995 version justice

Review: “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” does 1995 version justice

On Dec. 20, “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” was released as a comedic new adaption of the original 1995 movie, “Jumanji.” Directed by Jake Kasdan, the film received a 77 percent on Rotten Tomatoes. In this bustling movie, four high school students come across an old video game console when they are sent to detention. Spencer Gilpin (Alex Wolff) plays […]

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Review: G-Eazy sends mixed messages on “The Beautiful and Damned”

Review: G-Eazy sends mixed messages on “The Beautiful and Damned”

California rapper and producer G-Eazy debuted his fourth studio album, “The Beautiful & Damned,” on Dec. 15, 2017. The project featured many collaborations with popular artists, including Halsey, Cardi B and Charlie Puth. Peaking at No. 2 on the Billboard U.S. R&B/Hip-Hop chart and No. 3 on the Billboard Top 200, the album has been met with mixed reviews from […]

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Review: “Coco” captures the colorful traditions of Mexico

Review: “Coco” captures the colorful traditions of Mexico

On Nov. 22, Disney-Pixar released their latest film “Coco,” a fun and emotional movie that would be enjoyed by the whole family. Directed by Lee Unkrich, the movie has reached $453.6 million in the box office and was rated a 97 percent on Rotten Tomatoes. In “Coco,” young Miguel (Anthony Gonzalez) is an aspiring musician in a family in which […]

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