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Binge-Worthy Netflix Series

Binge-Worthy Netflix Series

January 30, 2015

“Freaks and Geeks”: See James Franco, Jason Segel, Linda Cardellini and Busy Phillips as young high school juniors. The freaks run McKinley high in 1980s set to some cool tunes. It is a short single-seasoner so it’s a good quick cultural investment.   “Orange Is The New Black”: A show about...

Summer Festivals

Summer Festivals

October 24, 2014

Made in America: A Review The music pulsed as we danced to the sweet melody of Kanye West’s auto-tuned ballad. It was our final night; “Blood on the Leaves” was screaming in our ears. It would not have been so magical had we not had been in Grand Park at the heart of Los Angeles surrounded by ...

“I Wish I Could Go To Coachella” Playlist

“I Wish I Could Go To Coachella”  Playlist

April 21, 2014

White Noise by Disclosure   Fancy Footwork by Chromeo   The Man by Aloe Blacc   New Theory by Washed Out  

Child Actors: Where Are They Now?

Child Actors: Where Are They Now?

April 16, 2014

All actors launch their careers at some point. And, just like other people, celebrities have their fair share of problems. But for those who began as kids, the road to fame reflects the bumps and dips of adolescence. It wasn’t always like this, though. Or at least, the public was never fully informed...

Visual and Performing Arts Collaborate

Visual and Performing Arts  Collaborate

March 12, 2013

Very few events bring together the entire Hope Ranch community – Jogathon, club fair, theater productions – but on Jan. 17, the Visual Arts and Performing Arts Departments came together to unveil one more bridge between students: the “Imagine Project.” The collaborative event, which featur...

Cutting the Arts Cuts Opportunities

Cutting the Arts Cuts Opportunities

March 10, 2013

  As a musician and an actor, our lives have always revolved around the arts. The stage is a workspace and a place where we are free to express ourselves as artists. For both of us, the arts are our passions, possibly even our future careers, and we have dedicated our hearts and our free...

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