Category: ARTS & LEISURE

60th annual Grammy Awards celebrate best artists of the year

60th annual Grammy Awards celebrate best artists of the year

The 60th annual Grammy Awards was held on Jan. 28, hosted by James Corden in Madison Square Garden in New York City. This year’s Grammys were filled with memorable moments including 13 performances from several winners. Bruno Mars won three of the most prestigious awards: Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Album of the Year.  He received […]

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Review: “Flowan” app introduces innovative approach to storytelling

Review: “Flowan” app introduces innovative approach to storytelling

The way stories are told has changed and evolved with our language and technology over time. Soon enough, interactivity became something that readers craved in their media. First, we had “Choose Your Own Adventure,” a book series with multiple ends depending on the choices you made. Then came role-playing video games, which allow the player to explore the world they […]

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Museum of Ice Cream comes to Miami

Museum of Ice Cream comes to Miami

The popularity of the Museum of Ice Cream dates back to 2016 with their initial opening in New York and subsequent locations in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Since then, millions of people worldwide have visited the traveling exhibit, and its sweet vibrant displays have flooded social media. So far, over 125,000 Instagram posts have been tagged with #museumoficecream. On […]

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Douglas Night Live’s third annual appearance introduces new skits

Douglas Night Live’s third annual appearance introduces new skits

On Thursday, Jan. 25 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s drama department hosted its third annual Douglas Night Live show, based off of the show “Saturday Night Live” on NBC,  showcasing students’ comedy skits that reference relatable ideas and modern topics in school and in the world. “I was in three skits: ‘Douglas Update,’ which I wrote, ‘Girl Scouts’ and ‘School […]

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Review: “End of the F***ing World” creates unique approach to teenage struggles

Review: “End of the F***ing World” creates unique approach to teenage struggles

The UK television series, “End of the F***ing World,” exclusively released in October 2017 on Channel 4, made its way to Netflix on Jan. 5, starting out the new year with a binge-worthy series for young adults. The series is based on the graphic novel written and illustrated by Charles Forsman, following the story of two 17 year olds James […]

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H&M sweatshirt sparks racism controversy

H&M sweatshirt sparks racism controversy

  An advertisement on H&M’s website has recently gained popularity due to accusations of racism and poor taste. The ad featured a young African American male modeling a sweatshirt that read “Coolest Monkey in the Jungle.” This caused an outcry against the proclaimed racism, particularly on Twitter. Along with ordinary people publicly stating their opinions about this ad, celebrities voiced […]

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Review: Paris Morning Bakery new location in Boca Raton

Review: Paris Morning Bakery new location in Boca Raton

Selected as Sun Sentinel’s Best Asian Bakery in South Florida, Paris Morning Bakery previously had only two locations in Davie and Lauderhill, but just recently in December 2017, a new location opened in Boca Raton and the bakery chain is still continuing to grow. Paris Morning Bakery bakes fresh traditional Korean bread daily with recipes influenced by certain French pastries. […]

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Eminem performs on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014 at Lollapalooza in Grant Park in Chicago, Ill. (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

Review: Eminem strays from classic style on “Revival”

Marshall Mathers, professionally known as Eminem, released his ninth studio album, “Revival,” on Dec. 15, 2017. The album was Mathers’ eighth album to top The Billboard 200, with 197,000 copies sold in the first week. The collection contains 19 tracks and a staggering 77 minutes of music and features artists such as Beyonce, Alicia Keys, Ed Sheeran and Kehlani alongside […]

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Review: Demi Lovato shows a softer side in “Tell Me You Love Me”

Review: Demi Lovato shows a softer side in “Tell Me You Love Me”

The evolution of Demi Lovato has certainly been a remarkable one. Beginning as a Disney star and developing through a series of hardships into a true pop star, Lovato is one of the few true vocal powerhouses of her time. Her last album, “Confident,” showcased this power perfectly with powerful anthems such as “Confident” and “Cool For the Summer.” Her […]

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Review: Black Mirror examines the future of technology

Review: Black Mirror examines the future of technology

The series “Black Mirror” is an excellent examination of modern societal issues and the future of technology. Created and written by Charlie Brooker, the show’s first episode aired on British television channel 4 on Dec. 4, 2011. The show’s satirical and suspenseful nature was inspired by shows like “The Twilight Zone,” created by Emmy Award-winner Rod Serling. “The Twilight Zone” […]

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