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La Duni hits the spot

La Duni

Our Rating: A-

Anisha Srivastava, Staff Reporter
November 7, 2011
Filed under A&E, Reviews

The Village at Fairview is a local hotspot for shopping and dining. A recent addition to the ever-growing selection of restaurants at the Village of Fairview is the Latin café La Duni which blends European and Latin American cuisine to create dishes with a unique fusion flavor. The dishes at La Duni...

One Day, one disappointment

One Day

Our Rating: D-

Anisha Srivastava, Staff Reporter
October 28, 2011
Filed under A&E, Reviews

Everyone loves the classic romance story of two best friends who constantly deny the obvious connection, until they finally realize they are soul mates and get married and live happily ever. The movie One Day, starring Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess has taken this classic love story and shattered it into ...

The Pretty Reckless: lead singer carries the band on debut album

The Pretty Reckless Debut Album- Light Me Up

Lead singer and rhythm guitarist Taylor Momsen’s raspy vocals and punky attitude lead the band’s energetic debut album, which compensates for the fellow instrumentalists mediocrity.

Our Rating: A-

Olivia Griffin, Staff Reporter
October 27, 2011
Filed under A&E, Featured A&E

The Pretty Reckless, a new rising act in alternative rock music, features influences of classic and hardcore rock. Making its debut in 2009 when lead singer and rhythm guitarist Taylor Momsen was a mere 15-years-old, The Pretty Reckless began performing small gigs in bars and clubs, eventually earned...

Raising Cane’s Coming to Stacy Road

The Pretty Reckless Debut Album- Light Me Up

Lead singer and rhythm guitarist Taylor Momsen’s raspy vocals and punky attitude lead the band’s energetic debut album, which compensates for the fellow instrumentalists mediocrity.

Our Rating: A-

October 27, 2011
Filed under All Videos, Around Town

First it was In-N-Out, now another popular fast food restaurant is coming to Stacy Road.  LNN's Seth Royer has the details.

Orchestra makes 2011-2012 debut

The Pretty Reckless Debut Album- Light Me Up

Lead singer and rhythm guitarist Taylor Momsen’s raspy vocals and punky attitude lead the band’s energetic debut album, which compensates for the fellow instrumentalists mediocrity.

Our Rating: A-

Carly Parkinson, Staff Reporter
October 24, 2011
Filed under A&E, Featured A&E, Lovejoy Arts

The middle school and high school orchestras teamed up on October 20 to perform their 2011-2012 school year debut. With songs ranging from Beethoven to Tchaikovsky, the group attracted a crowd that nearly filled the high school auditorium. The ever-continuous expansion of the orchestra program was...

Rock ’em Sock ’em Robots Rock

Real Steel

Our Rating: B

Autumn Keefer, News Editor
October 21, 2011
Filed under A&E, Reviews

Another robot movie. Seriously? One would think three “Transformers” movies would be enough. But a robot boxing movie? It may seem ridiculous but Real Steel pulls it off. Although starting off slow, Real Steel is surprisingly centered on ex-boxer Charlie (Hugh Jackman), a consistent loser on the robo...

Drive hits theaters at full speed

Drive

Our Rating: A

Sam McCorcle
October 6, 2011
Filed under A&E, Featured A&E, Reviews

After seeing the trailer, one might expect the usual action movie from Drive. It features choppy cuts, lots of shouting, and brief action sequences. But upon seeing the full-length movie, one finds a thrilling, violent, yet story-driven movie that modernizes the concept of film noir. The plot of...

Choir starts year with success

Drive

Our Rating: A

Elizabeth Bower, Staff Reporter
October 6, 2011
Filed under A&E, Lovejoy Arts

On Monday October 3rd, the choir held its first concert of the year. Though it was three weeks late, the anticipation was worth it. The concert was held in honor of the lives lost and the heroes of 9/11.  The hard work was definitely showcased throughout the performance, and with every harmony the audien...

The Ant and the Grasshopper

Drive

Our Rating: A

Meridan Cavanaugh, Student Life Editor
October 4, 2011
Filed under A&E, Lovejoy Arts

From colorful costumes to witty lines, the play put on by one of the theater classes, The Ant and the Grasshopper, did everything right. The two main characters were cast perfectly, with senior Tessa Haas as the rambunctious, fun-loving Grasshopper and senior Drew Shafranek as the hard-working Ant who ...

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