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A Flavor of New Orleans Right At Home

March 27, 2014

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By: Tanvi Dange ’17   Staff Writer With Mardi Gras falling early this month, the community got a taste of some traditional music from New Orleans on March 21. Students had the opportunity to hear New Orleans brass/funk fr...

9 to 5: The Show that Empowered

March 27, 2014

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By Katie Keyser Staff Writer The cast of 9 to 5 kidnapped the audience’s attention on Feb. 13-15. The musical 9 to 5 centers around three women as they undergo challenges placed upon them by the inconsiderate and oppressiv...

Identifying Forgeries: The Arts and Archaeology Class Visits the Met

February 7, 2014

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By Jessica Cha Staff Writer Students in Sarah Crider’s art and archaeology class visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art to learn more about the making of forgeries on Jan. 24. The class started by learning the basics of ma...

The Fusion of Hair and Physics into Art

January 15, 2014

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By Tanvi Dange '17 Staff Writer The Mariboe Art Gallery openings always have a large turnout, and this month’s showcase did not disappoint. Two alumni artists, Laura Britton ’07 and Timur Babakol ’06, displayed their ar...

From Paintings to Ceramics, The Mariboe Art Gallery Exhibit is a Hit

January 15, 2014

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By Jessica Cha '17 Staff Writer Creativity was in the air as three graduates were welcomed back to showcase their art in honor of Peddie's 150th anniversary. On Jan. 10 students were able to see the unique exhibitions by Dav...

The Declamation Contest: Record Participants and Performances

January 15, 2014

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By Tanvi Dange '14 Staff Writer The 146th Declamation Contest consisted of a record number of entries as well as performances with a vast range of topics from serious to comedic. It took place on Jan 9 and had around twenty-f...

Vespers Continues as a Longstanding Tradition

January 15, 2014

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By Katie Keyser Staff Writer Vespers Candlelight Service, an annual Christmas ceremony, was held in the chapel on Dec 17. “It is one of about six or eight original all school gatherings, only four of which still survive: o...

Actors and Directors Express Excitement for Debut of Freshmen Musical

November 14, 2013

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By: Caroline Casey '15 Section Editor This year’s freshmen musical, Godspell Jr., will be a one-night performance on Nov. 15. Thirty freshmen are participating in this production along with three upperclassmen student directors ...

Blair Day Banners Bear Long History

November 14, 2013

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By: Katie Keyser '16 Staff Writer Peddie and Blair have one of the longest high school rivalries of all time: 110 years. This long withstanding rivalry has brought numerous traditions, including banner making. In preparation fo...

The Fall Play: The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940

November 7, 2013

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By: Katie Keyser Staff Writer The cast of the Musical Comedy Murders of 1940 killed the audience with laughter on Oct. 31 to Nov. 2. “The show was so funny, I couldn’t stop laughing!” Jocelyn Anker ’15, audience me...

Jay Jaski Appreciates Position of Theater Teacher

October 5, 2013

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By: Katie Keyser Staff Writer After Harry Holcombe retired last school year, Jay Jaski took Holcombe’s place as the new theater teacher for the 2013-14 school year. Jaski is teaching advanced scene study, theater foundation...

First Cultural Arts Event of the Year

September 27, 2013

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By: Katie K. Staff Writer Baby Wants Candy, an improvisation musical group, performed as the first cultural event of the year on Sept. 20. Baby Wants Candy has a group of 60 rotating actors, but those that came to Peddie were ...

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