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Christkindlmarkt: A Review

Christkindlmarkt: A Review

Allen Zhang

November 30, 2017


Filed under Online Only, Recent Updates, Top Story

Rating : 4/5 I visited the Carmel Christkindlmarkt this Sunday and stayed for about an hour. The featured events I attended were an alphorn performance by Alphorngruppe and a woodworking demonstration with Christian Werner. Any onlooker could tell they were extremely skilled at their craft. Werner’...

“Doctor Strange” movie review: A Strange-r look at the superhero genre

“Doctor Strange” movie review: A Strange-r look at the superhero genre

Janzen Greene, Beats Editor

November 7, 2016


Filed under Online Only, Recent Updates, Reel Talk, Top Story

Once again, Marvel Studios has proven that they can do no wrong, taking niche characters from their comic origins and making them popular and compelling in the cinematic landscape.  In their most recent effort, “Doctor Strange,” director Scott Derrickson brings the mystical world into Marvel’s ...

CHS students, teachers discuss upcoming film adaptation ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’

CHS students, teachers discuss upcoming  film adaptation ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’

entertainment

January 21, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Print

S cheduled for release on Feb. 5, Seth Grahame-Smith’s parody of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, takes a path different from the average 19th-century love story. The film, “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies,” is based off Grahame-Smith’s 2009 book of the same title, which parodied the 181...

History has its eyes on ‘Hamilton’: Unique soundtrack soars above expectations

History has its eyes on ‘Hamilton’: Unique soundtrack soars above expectations

blogs

December 2, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

This week, I decided to finally hop on the musical theatre bandwagon and talk about “Hamilton.” The buzz about this new musical has been crazy; in fact, within four months of opening, it has become the most popular musical currently on Broadway, according to a list from broadway.com. In addition,...

‘The Game’s Afoot’ at Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre falls below expectations

‘The Game’s Afoot’ at Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre falls below expectations

blogs

November 4, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre is showing the play “The Game’s Afoot,” directed by Michael J. Lasley, from now until Nov. 7. Despite some parts of the show that were well done, the overall production failed to impress as much as past shows have. “The Game’s Afoot” is a Sherlock Holmes inspired m...

Two Minute Warning: CHS football team reviews performance, prepares to face Warren Central tonight

Two Minute Warning: CHS football team reviews performance, prepares to face Warren Central tonight

sports

October 9, 2015


Filed under Football

The CHS varsity football team heads into its game  tonight against Warren Central with a winning record, and the regular season is pulling into its home stretch. Despite a variety of obstacles over the course of the regular season, the players continue to push forward and have many goals for the pla...

“The Theory of Everything” recreates Stephen Hawking’s battle with ALS

“The Theory of Everything” recreates Stephen Hawking’s battle with ALS

blogs

November 24, 2014


Filed under Reel Talk

Smart, sweet and simple, The Theory of Everything captures the poignancy of famous astrophysicist Stephen Hawking’s inspiring story without appearing mawkish or melodramatic. The Theory of Everything portrays Hawking during his descent from the peak of his health to a physically weak and dependent state...

Leftover Halloween candy satisfies

Leftover Halloween candy satisfies

Contributor

November 3, 2014


Filed under NEWS

In the early days of November, most homes seem to have an abundance of one good: candy. Whether it’s candy from trick-or-treating or from handing out candy, everyone seems to have leftover Halloween candy lying around the house. While I didn’t go trick-or-treating this year (supposedly, I’m too...

Pumpkin Spice Oreos prove to be disappointing seasonal food

Pumpkin Spice Oreos prove to be disappointing seasonal food

Contributor

October 20, 2014


Filed under NEWS

Every October, all the major marketing firms in the US gather for the next round of pumpkin-related products, promotions and ad campaigns. Pumpkins and pumpkin products fill every grocery store as if every American has an unfulfilled craving for pumpkins for the other 11 months of the year and this is...

Review of trailers for upcoming movie “Interstellar”

Review of trailers for upcoming movie “Interstellar”

Contributor

October 6, 2014


Filed under NEWS

Unfortunately for me, I’ve only seen two Christopher Nolan movies - “The Prestige” and “Inception.” Based on those two movies, I’d expect Nolan’s upcoming film “Interstellar” to be an excellent movie. However, after what I’ve seen and read of it so far, I’m not so sure. Very...

Review of “Shake It Off” by Taylor Swift

Review of “Shake It Off” by Taylor Swift

Contributor

September 8, 2014


Filed under NEWS

Taylor Swift is by no means a “serious” artist. She is a Top 40 musician. She comes up with simple, catchy tunes for the masses to swallow up without a second thought. Consequently, I have humbled expectations every time I listen to her music. That’s how I decided to approach her upcoming album...

Perspectives editor Aster Samuel reviews the Kolache Factory on East 116th Street

Perspectives editor Aster Samuel reviews the Kolache Factory on East 116th Street

entertainment

March 27, 2014


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Print, Top Story

On Feb. 12, a Kolache Factory opened in Carmel on East 116th Street, bringing with it a whole new way to enjoy breakfast, lunch and everything in between. There are many benefits to eating at the Factory, one of which is that everything is entirely fresh. According to manager William Lingle, t...