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Obsessing Over the Olden Days: ‘90s Pop Culture Nostalgia

Obsessing Over the Olden Days: ‘90s Pop Culture Nostalgia

By Ankhet Holmes

March 20, 2013


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE

While the sensation of lusting after the good ol’ days might not be new, the Internet and its vast storage container of television shows, songs, and memes lets people relive their past glory days more than ever before. Read More »...

Blog: Shakespeare’s Tempest—We Had a Stormin’ Good Time!

Blog: Shakespeare’s Tempest—We Had a Stormin’ Good Time!

By Ankhet Holmes

February 21, 2013


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE

This blog by eighth grade performer Anika Ramlo '17 describes her experiences acting in the middle school production of "The Tempest." Read More »...

Review: Dance Troupe’s “A Moment in Time”

Review: Dance Troupe’s “A Moment in Time”

By Ankhet Holmes

February 19, 2013


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE

On Feb. 9 and 10, Archer’s Dance Troupe left the audience in awe of its annual performance, "A Moment in Time." Read More »...

Review: HBO’s Girls

Review: HBO’s Girls

By Catherine Bergin

February 11, 2013


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE

Aaahh, post-college life in the Big Apple. It's the life everyone desires: paid internship at your dream job, a shared apartment with your best friend, financial independence, and dating the guy of your fantasy. Welcome to the life of Hannah Horvath, the central character on HBO’s “Girls." Rea...

Survey: Archer Girls’ Picks for the Academy Awards

Survey: Archer Girls’ Picks for the Academy Awards

By Ankhet Holmes

February 5, 2013


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE

Living in the heart of Los Angeles, it’s difficult to escape news of America’s most prestigious awards show for movies and film, the Academy Awards. Archer girls, of course, have their own opinion on all the nominees and would be winners. Read More »...

Review: ‘The Innocents’ Crusade’ Comes to Archer

Review: ‘The Innocents’ Crusade’ Comes to Archer

By Ankhet Holmes

January 8, 2013


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE

Calling all thespians, self proclaimed theater geeks, and even those new to the art: the Archer theatre season has begun. The year’s first play was "The Innocents’ Crusade" featuring a talented Upper School cast. Read More »...

Review: Mumford and Sons

Review: Mumford and Sons

By Capucine Berney

December 10, 2012


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE

“The first night was business, tonight is pleasure,” announced Marcus Mumford, the lead singer of the band Mumford and Sons on November 12, 2012, in the Hollywood Bowl. Read More »...

Arts Blog: Rockin’ the Desert: Coachella 2012

Arts Blog: Rockin’ the Desert: Coachella 2012

By Jenna Wilen

May 25, 2012


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE

Finally, the time of year that all music and festival lovers wait for: Coachella, a three-day music festival that takes place in Indio, California, and has become a rite of passage for many Southern California high school students. Read More »...

Review: All That Jazz—Upper School Performs Chicago

Review: All That Jazz—Upper School Performs Chicago

By Carly Winant

May 25, 2012


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE

Murder, manipulation, and hurtful lies. Everything an Archer girl holds near and dear to her heart, right? In March, the Upper School put on a thrilling production of the prohibition-era musical, “Chicago." Read More »...

Band Together: Faculty and Student Bands Rock

Band Together: Faculty and Student Bands Rock

By Carly Winant

May 25, 2012


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE

Archer has an equestrian team, a photography society, and even a Russian club, but until this year, we were missing one thing: a school band. Now we have two: The Archdukes, an all-male faculty band, and Offbeat, the student rock band. Read More »...

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