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Studio Series Presents: 21 Chump Street

Studio Series Presents: 21 Chump Street

Reese Hill, Reporter
May 16, 2017
Filed under A & E

Guys and Dolls has finished, but City High Drama still isn't done preparing performances.   The Studio Series musical is now rehearsing. It is a student-directed, student-produced show with a small cast of eight actors.  The production is 21 Chump Street, a 15-minute musical written by the increasingly pop...

Show Choir Dance Audition Groups Posted

Show Choir Dance Audition Groups Posted

Zoë Miller, Reporter
May 9, 2017
Filed under A & E, Show choir

The City High Show Choirs will be holding dance auditions Wednesday, May 10 starting after school. Those auditioning will be taught a short segment of choreography and then perform for the judges in small groups. ...

Final Band Concert Honors Seniors and Mr. Arp

Final Band Concert Honors Seniors and Mr. Arp

Mina Takahashi
May 5, 2017
Filed under A & E, Showcase

The final band concert of the year and senior night was May 3rd at 7:30 p.m. Additionally, it was jazz and symphony band teacher Mr. Arp’s last concert at City High before he transfers to Liberty High to become the head band director. “I’m glad that he has found something that he loves to do,...

A First Look at “The Dark Tower”

Theo Prineas, Copy editor
May 3, 2017
Filed under A & E

The movie trailer of Stephen King's quintessential fantasy series The Dark Tower has finally been released. Stephen King books haven't translated into movies very well in the past, but this one may be more successful due to the higher action in the book. The book follows a main character called the Man ...

Top 3 “Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2” Theories

Orson Codd, Reporter
May 1, 2017
Filed under A & E, OPINION

When Marvel released "Guardians Of The Galaxy" in 2014, everybody fell in love with the characters. So it’s no surprise that when the sequel was greenlit, fans freaked out. Throughout the past few months, three main trailers for the film have come out. This has led fans to start speculating what’s g...

Additional Showing of the Diary of Anne Frank Added

Additional Showing of the Diary of Anne Frank Added

Victor Kalil and Eden Knoop
April 28, 2017
Filed under A & E, Showcase, Theater

Following popular demand and high ticket sales, the Iowa City Community Theatre has added an additional Saturday afternoon showing of their production of the Diary of Anne Frank. This production is special to Serena Collins '18, who stars as Anne Frank, a young girl who records her experience during...

Little Hawks in the Little Mermaid

Little Hawks in the Little Mermaid

Reese Hill, Reporter
April 27, 2017
Filed under A & E, Musicals, Showcase, Theater

For the past few months, student actors from across Iowa City have been feverishly preparing their audition material for the upcoming teen musical at City Circle Acting Company, The Little Mermaid.  Almost 100 aspiring performers auditioned in late March, with City High students making up on...

Star Wars Episode IX and Indiana Jones Movie Get Release Dates

Star Wars Episode IX and Indiana Jones Movie Get Release Dates

Landon Clay, Reporter
April 27, 2017
Filed under A & E, BLOGS

The Walt Disney Company and Lucasfilm announced two major upcoming release dates, Star Wars Episode IX and the new Indiana Jones movie. Star Wars: Episode IX is now set for release on May 24, 2019. Directed by Colin Trevorrow, the film will close out the third Star Wars trilogy. In addition, the fifth chapt...

“Guys and Dolls” Cast Prepares to Take the Stage

“Guys and Dolls” Cast Prepares to Take the Stage

Mira Bohannan Kumar, Copy Editor
April 17, 2017
Filed under A & E, Multimedia, Musicals, Showcase, VIDEO

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City High Orchestra Dessert Concert

City High Orchestra Dessert Concert

Phoebe Chapnick-Sorokin, Reporter
March 29, 2017
Filed under A & E

The City High Dessert Concert has been a tradition for 36 years. “I really like the dessert concert because we play really fun music that’s different from the rest of the year,” Annalise Rummelhart ‘19, a violinist in the City High Symphony orchestra, said. This concert is a fundraiser...

Disney Plans to Make Star Wars Movies For At Least 15 More Years & Other Star Wars News

Disney Plans to Make Star Wars Movies For At Least 15 More Years & Other Star Wars News

Landon Clay, Reporter
March 29, 2017
Filed under A & E

Disney CEO, Bob Iger, said in a statement that Disney has enough content and plans for new films to last well into the 2030s. “We’re starting talk about what could happen after Episode IX,” said Iger during an interview in Santa Monica last week, reports The Hollywood reporter. “About what could be another decade-and-a-half of Star Wars stories.” Disney also announced release dates f...

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