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Prince Charles Alexander Visits Boston Latin School

Prince Charles Alexander, a professor at Berklee and a music producer, recieved a Grammy in 2003.
December 20, 2020

Each year, the Boston Latin School Association (BLSA) celebrates the school and honors distinguished graduates. On December 3, BLSA’s annual celebration was unlike any of its previous events. Shifting...

New Repertory Theatre Has the Key to Surviving Lockdown

[Keyp-ing], directed by Dawn M. Simmons, plays from November 21 to December 13.
December 20, 2020

*Warning: contains content that may be alarming for some audiences* For decades, Boston’s New Repertory Theatre has been bringing live entertainment to Greater Boston, and this year, despite COVID-19,...

Virtual Winter Arts Showcase

BLS Concert Choir rehearses for the Virtual Winter Arts Showcase.
December 20, 2020

Each year, the Winter Concert unites the Boston Latin School community in celebration of the hard work of the students and staff in the school’s music program. Although families will be seated in their...

The Argo’s 2020 Spotify Wrapped

Spotify users got the opportunity to look back on a their year in music.
December 19, 2020

You’ve probably seen your friends on social media showing off their great music tastes recently. Spotify looks through all of your listening data every year through its Spotify Wrapped program and gives...

Ford v Ferrari (2019) Movie Review

December 18, 2020

Ford v Ferrari (2019), directed by James Mangold, is a film nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The Boston Latin School community was asked...

More than Just Streetcar Art

Hollywood Africans by Jean Michael Basquiat is acrylic and oil paintstick on canvas.
December 18, 2020

When you come across graffiti, what do you think of? To you, is it art, destruction, a territorial marking or something else? Often, we fail to recognize the impact and history of the art in our surroundings....

The Queen’s Gambit Reigns on Netflix

The Queen's Gambit has been on Netflix's Top Ten list since its release date on Oct. 23rd, 2020.
December 18, 2020

Despite never having played chess, chess movies and TV shows have always engrossed me. So when The Queen’s Gambit debuted on Netflix, I knew I had to watch it. The Queen's Gambit is a 2020 drama created...

Parasite (2019) Movie Review

November 25, 2020

Parasite (2019) directed by Bong Joon-ho   Disclaimer: Parasite is rated R for “language, some violence and sexual content,” according to the Motion Picture Association.   Movie...

How To Take a Photo

November 25, 2020

 “A picture is worth a thousand words.” This popular proverb refers to the unique way images capture the meaningful points in people’s lives. To encapsulate such moments in photographs, we use many...

Donnie Darko (2001), directed by Richard Kelly

Donnie Darko (2001), directed by Richard Kelly
November 25, 2020

Donnie Darko is a science fiction psychological thriller following teenager Donnie Darko (Jake Gyllenhaal). One night, Donnie sleepwalks out of his house and finds himself face- to-face with a giant...

Ocean’s 8 (2018), directed by Gary Ross

Ocean’s 8 (2018), directed by Gary Ross
November 25, 2020

Ocean’s 8 is a crime-comedy movie centered around Debbie Ocean (Sandra Bullock), a professional con artist and her expert group of thieves, including Lou Miller (Cate Blanchett), her partner in crime....

Whiplash (2014), directed by Damien Chazelle

November 25, 2020

Whiplash, the 2014 winner of the Sundance Film Festival, is an intense drama following Andrew Neiman (Miles Teller), a young jazz drummer aspiring to be the best. Andrew is discovered by Terence Fletcher...

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