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Hernandez and Stevens Win Woodgrove Idol

Hernandez and Stevens Win Woodgrove Idol

Written by Katherin Gomez

April 22, 2019

In pursuit of the title of Woodgrove Idol, 11 students performed in the annual vocal competition held on March 21 in Dentime. Brendon Hernandez and James Stevens took home the grand prize, a microphone-shaped trophy. The duet performed a song by country artist, John Denver, “Take Me Home, Country...

Halfway To Stardom With Halfking

Halfway To Stardom With Halfking

Written by Special to the Outlander: Ryan Wright

June 16, 2018

Todd Wright, a well- known local singer/songwriter, helps people of all ages pursue a music career with his music program “Halfking.” Halfking has been around for three years and has recently moved from Leesburg to the Western Loudoun area in Hamilton, Virginia. People of all ages have joined, each...

Homegrown Band Stays Hungry For Success

Homegrown Band Stays Hungry For Success

Written by Adeline Furlow, Connor Graham, Brittany Nelson, and Lorallye Partlow

March 20, 2018

The Northern Virginia music scene has become increasingly vibrant over the years, and this is thanks in part to local alt-rock group, Hungry On Monday. The band was established in 2015 by Noah Poncin, Nathan Dahlman, and Aidan Bruecken. In 2016, bassist Michael Preston and keyboardist Ted Gallegos officially...

Tea & Tears: A Pop Culture Review, Issue 3

Tea & Tears: A Pop Culture Review, Issue 3

Written by Myla Baouna and Adrian Gonzalez

February 16, 2018

Grammy Awards On January 28, the 60th annual Grammy Awards, music’s most honored award show, were held at Madison Square Garden in New York City with late night talk show personality James Corden hosting. Many singers were nominated for several categories with SZA obtaining five nominations, the most for a w...

Tea & Tears: Pop Culture Review

Tea & Tears: Pop Culture Review

Written by Myla Baouna and Adrian Gonzalez

January 10, 2018

BTS News/AMAs Performance In South Korea, the music industry is growing rapidly. One group of seven in particular has broken out of East Asia (where Korean pop, or K-Pop, is very well known) and expanded their reach to people all over the world. This group, BTS, is a part of the Korean entertainment...

“1-800-273-8255”

“1-800-273-8255”

Written by Chris Tuttle

November 3, 2017

As fans come to terms with the untimely deaths of Chester Bennington of Linkin Park and Chris Cornell of Soundgarten by suicide in 2017, the world is reminded that depression does not discriminate. It does not only mar the poor or the unfortunate. It casts its shadows over the privileged and adored as...

Tea & Tears ; A Pop Culture Column

Tea & Tears ; A Pop Culture Column

Written by Adrian Gonzalez and Myla Baouna

September 28, 2017

New Music + Reviews (as of September 15 release dates) The 15th of September proved to be a packed day for music releases with several of today’s most popular artists releasing new songs. New Zealand born singer Lorde put out a remix of her song Homemade Dynamite from her sophomore album Melodrama. ...

“Cerphe’s Up”: Renowned DJ Cerphe Colwell Shares Career Experiences

“Cerphe’s Up”: Renowned DJ Cerphe Colwell Shares Career Experiences

Written by Hannah Schneeberg

May 22, 2017

Nationally renowned DJ, Cerphe Colwell, recently visited Mrs. Sallie Street’s Den-time class to share experiences from his lengthy career as a DJ in the DC area, and to introduce his new autobiography, Cerphe’s Up, co-written by biographer Stephen Moore. Laughing, Colwell told the students, “I’v...

Fine Arts Ends Winter with a Bang

Fine Arts Ends Winter with a Bang

Written by Rebecca Falleti, Brady Reynolds, and Bridget Vasta

March 28, 2017

Drama The Drowsy Chaperone The musical ‘The Drowsy Chaperone’ was performed in the last two weekends of January as a class play. It contained a show within a show, as a full production. This play was produced by the musical theater class, with all rehearsals being in school during class. Senior Eric...

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