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Scarla Pan    Thursday, September 19, 2013
The Andover curriculum is known for its diverse selection of classes, and the Art Department is no exception. Whether you’re a first time artist or an experienced one, Andover’s Art Department is bound to have a course available for you. The Art Department offers courses ranging from introductory courses such as Art 225A, a two-dimensional art course, to more advanced courses such as Art 500, an advanced studio art course. The topics of the courses encompass anything from broad mediums such...
Peyton Alie    Thursday, September 19, 2013
A colored pencil rendering of a single, shining blue eye. An earth-toned ocelot in the shadows. No matter the medium — oil pastels, colored pencils, or graphite, the artwork of Camilla Guo ’17 is striking even to the amateur eye. Guo, from Windham, NH, has been involved in the visual arts since the age of five. Ever since her first art lesson at age eight, Guo has grown tremendously as an artist. Her portfolio consists of intricately drawn portraits and abstract, surrealistic patterns...
Peyton Alie    Thursday, September 19, 2013
James Prosek, the Addison Gallery of American Art’s new Artist in Residence, has long been fascinated with nature. Between fishing trips in his picturesque Connecticut neighborhood, he remembers meticulously recreating John James Audubon paintings as a child. Prosek, whose work is currently featured in the Addison in the exhibit “The Spaces in Between,” gave a lecture on his art and his interest in biology on Wednesday night. Particularly interested in trouts when he was young, Prosek...
Alexis Lefft    Thursday, September 19, 2013
Coming from a family of artists, Shanice Pimentel ’14 was surrounded by the rich conceptions and histories of art even at an early age. Pimentel vividly recalls sitting next to her aunt, who is from the Dominican Republic, and watching her brush strokes create dimension and color on the white campus as she painted. At Andover, Pimentel started further exploring art in her lower year. “I took Art 304 with [Elaine] Crivelli, [Instructor in Art]. That’s when I learned a lot of techniques that...
Victoria Skrivanos // Photos by Charlotte Berry    Thursday, September 12, 2013
As the school year comes to life with new and returning students, the Andover fashion scene is witnessing new and returning styles. Not only is Andover diverse in culture, but it is also diverse in fashion. Rocking styles from boho chic to edgy, these seven students are among campus’ bestdressed. In this look, Jennifer Kim '16 rocks a simple white top and cream-colored blazer. To add a pop of color to her look, she wears a bold coral statement necklace to match her shorts and nail polish...
Charlotte Berry    Thursday, September 12, 2013
Whether it is working on a brain-numbing industrial product design or a beautiful visual artwork, Claire Zhong ’15 is always up to the challenge. A new Upper from Shanghai, China, Zhong finds relief in turning to different kinds of art whenever she feels stressed about school work. Zhong has always been fascinated by various fields of art. Her interest in the arts stems from a very young age, and she has enjoyed drawing and other forms of two-dimensional art since she was a child. Since...
Staff Report    Thursday, September 12, 2013
A/E Weekend Held near the end of the Fall Term, Andover/Exeter Weekend is full of excitement, spirit and sports! Taking place at Exeter this year, the Fall Andover/Exeter Weekend will be a chance to show support for our athletic teams by dressing in blue, putting on face paint and cheering our hearts out. Student Activities offers free fan buses to Exeter that come back in time for the Sadie Hawkins Dance. Quad Day What better way to spend a sunny, late September Sunday than with...
Peyton Alie    Thursday, May 30, 2013
Joining forces for the Spring Term musical play production, the Music and Theatre Departments presented a satirical take on middle school spelling bees in the musical “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.” The play is an adaptation of the Tony-award winning musical that centers on a group of quirky adolescents competing in a highly-intense county spelling bee. The actors and actresses playing the young competitors in “Bee” successfully captured the emotional rollercoasters of each...
Charlotte Berry    Thursday, May 30, 2013
A thunderous applause greeted Senior recitalists Vincent Lau ’13 and Miki Nagahara ’13 as they performed their last Andover musical performance accompanied by the Academy Symphony Orchestra. The first to take the stage, Corelli Ensemble captivated the audience with a performance of “St. Paul’s Suite for String Orchestra” by Gustav Holst. The piece combined many different elements in one piece, transitioning smoothly between haunting and triumphant melodies. “I once visited St. Paul’s...
Victoria Skrivanos    Thursday, May 30, 2013
Theater-901 will present William Shakespeare’s satire, “Much Ado About Nothing” with a theatrical twist: a choose-your-own-story plotline for the audience. “In any relationship you only get half the story. If your friends are in a relationship, they are only going to tell you their perspective,” said Arianna Chang ’13, who directed the show. “The show is based off that same concept. So, when audience members come in, they will be placed with either the male or female half of the show. They...
Victoria Skrivanos    Thursday, May 30, 2013
Putting an Andover twist on “Saturday Night Live,” Under the Bed (UTB), Andover’s improvisational comedy troupe, packed Kemper Auditorium twice on Saturday night with two shows of Andover Night Live (ANL). The sketch comedy show was structured with a similar format to “SNL,” featuring an intro montage, digital shorts, Weekend Update, live sketches and a musical interlude by the band Doran Doran, which consists of Arthur Doran ’15, Noah Hornik ’15, Hemang Kaul ’13, Co-Head of UTB, Sophia...
Scarla Pan    Thursday, May 30, 2013
Showcasing his dexterity on the bassoon, an instrument he picked up six years ago because it had “a funny name,” James Garth ’13 celebrated a successful Andover musical career with his Senior Recital on Sunday. Garth began his performance playing three movements of “Suite I for Solo Cello, BWV 1007: Menuet I, Menuet II and Gigue” by Johann Sebastian Bach on the bassoon. Though the piece was originally written for the cello, Garth put his own unique interpretation on the piece with classic...

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