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Gallop into a majestic world with “Odysseo”

Gallop into a majestic world with “Odysseo”

Emma Yakel

January 9, 2018


Filed under A&E, Events

Welcome to Cavalia’s production of “Odysseo.” Warning: you may hear the noises of laughter, awe, amazement and shock. “Odysseo” is a show that defies all expectations. Everyone who attends will be shown a new world that teaches you about the beauty of animals and nature. In the length of the tw...

Review: “The Last Jedi” will challenge what you think you know about Star Wars

Review: “The Last Jedi” will challenge what you think you know about Star Wars

Sam Bova

December 15, 2017


Filed under A&E, TV & Movies

The newest installment in the “Star Wars” saga is the most audiences have had to digest since their heaping mound of mashed potatoes on Thanksgiving. “The Last Jedi” has the depth that the prequels wanted to have, while maintaining the essence of the original trilogy. It’s a rendezvous of ...

Six best festive films for a cozy Christmas night

Six best festive films for a cozy Christmas night

Julia Fickenscher

December 8, 2017


Filed under A&E

As the weather gets cooler and colors change to red and green, everyone starts to long for a cozy night in.  What better time to cuddle up on the couch with warm blankets, hot chocolate and tons of Christmas movies? If you are in the Christmas mood but are not sure what movies to watch, look no furt...

Embrace the holiday cheer with these Christmas albums

Embrace the holiday cheer with these Christmas albums

Julia Fickenscher

December 3, 2017


Filed under A&E

It's officially December, which means it is finally acceptable to get into the Christmas spirit. Beginning today and continuing every Friday of December, the A&E section will be collaborating to share tips and tricks on the best ways to spread the holiday cheer. To kick off the holiday season, chec...

Review: Coco is an adventure you need to take

Review: Coco is an adventure you need to take

Sophia Parker

December 2, 2017


Filed under A&E, TV & Movies

Bright. Brilliant. Beautiful. Bold. All theses words may cross your mind as you watch the animated film “Coco,” created by a collaboration between Disney and Pixar. As the film unwrapped, the theatre was filled with both tears and laughter. This film is a heartfelt production that stresses the i...

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” brings magic and mischief to Foothill’s stage

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” brings magic and mischief to Foothill’s stage

Jill Vallance

November 18, 2017


Filed under A&E, Events

Said by Hermia herself, portrayed by Vineta Sondors ‘18, “I am amazed and know not what to say.” The same phrase could be used when describing Foothill Technology High School’s first 2017 school year production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” with a 90’s twist. “A Midsummer Night’s ...

Review: “Murder on the Orient Express” derails the traditional murder mystery

Review: “Murder on the Orient Express” derails the traditional murder mystery

Emma Yakel

November 13, 2017


Filed under A&E, TV & Movies

The train is waiting to depart; you have to decide if you will jump on and take the journey of the orient express, where murder awaits. It’s going to be an interesting ride. “Murder on the Orient Express”, an adaption of Agatha Christie’s novel, takes you on a mysterious train ride that w...

Is album art a relic of the physical age?

Is album art a relic of the physical age?

Riley Bangs

November 11, 2017


Filed under A&E, Music

Since the early 1900s, the music industry has been attaching images to their albums as a part of marketing and, to an extent, artistic intent. Since the inception of gatefold covers, album covers themselves were desired for their unique visual format and collectable value. What still remains in question i...

Fantastic eats with Q and E: spooky spider cookies

Fantastic eats with Q and E: spooky spider cookies

Emma Yakel

October 31, 2017


Filed under A&E, Food & Restaurants

https://vimeo.com/240587241   Every month there will be a new edition of the channel, “Fantastic eats with Q and E.” there will be a recipe for you to try. This month is October and you know what that means: it’s time to get spooky. For this month’s recipe, we will be showing you how ...

Ventura High School brings the barnyard to life in “Charlotte’s Web”

Ventura High School brings the barnyard to life in “Charlotte’s Web”

Julia Fickenscher

October 22, 2017


Filed under A&E, Events

As the lights began to dim in Ventura High School’s auditorium, audience members left the sunny Sunday afternoon and entered into a world full of wacky geese, rambunctious rats, soothing spiders and humble pigs as the Drama department’s production of “Charlotte’s Web” began. Staying true...

Review: “Blade Runner 2049” is a beautifully chilling dystopia

Review: “Blade Runner 2049” is a beautifully chilling dystopia

Riley Bangs

October 16, 2017


Filed under A&E, TV & Movies

A bleak dystopian monster of a movie like “Blade Runner 2049” is sure to please both fans of the original and fans of the science fiction genre. While for some it may seem to be a daunting task to sit in a theater for two hours and 43 minutes, nearly every scene is a visual delight and captivatin...

Cafe Ficelle serves a dish of fantastic flavors

Cafe Ficelle serves a dish of fantastic flavors

Sophia Parker

October 15, 2017


Filed under A&E, Food & Restaurants

https://vimeo.com/236131209   A local business begins its mark on Mills road, adding in new mixes of food to Ventura. Cafe Ficelle is a French restaurant that opened a few months ago and has taken its new place as the cafe you must try. You walk into a grand area, themed black and white ...

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