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LH Movie Review: Shazam!

LH Movie Review: Shazam!

Lindy Rublaitus, A&E Editor

April 23, 2019


Filed under A & E

Marvel Studios has been taking over the box office recently with movies such as “Captain Marvel,” “Avengers: Infinity War,” and “Black Panther.” DC, on the other hand, has been releasing less than that with movies like “Teen Titans Go! To The Movies.” In short, DC has lost some of its ...

City High Pit Prepares for Les Misérables

City High Pit Prepares for Les Misérables

Zoë Miller, Features Editor

April 5, 2019


Filed under A & E, SHOWCASE

The City High Les Misérables pit orchestra, directed by Megan Stucky, has been rehearsing since late February. It has 23 members. “[Les Misérables] is really different than a lot of things I’ve gotten to play. It changes keys and meters way more times than a typical orchestra piece and it r...

Jazz Ensemble Makes Their Way to Jazz Championships

Jazz Ensemble Makes Their Way to Jazz Championships

Lindy Rublaitus, A&E Editor

April 3, 2019


Filed under A & E, MULTIMEDIA, Slideshows

Along with 15 other 4A jazz bands, City High Jazz Ensemble went to Ames, Iowa on April 2nd for the 2019 Iowa Jazz Championships. The IBA jazz band competed in Stephens Auditorium and played songs including "Carl" by Bill Holman, "Bluebird of Delhi" by Duke Ellington, and "Winds of the Gullah" by Paul ...

4th Avenue Performs at the Children’s Hospital

4th Avenue Performs at the Children’s Hospital

Rachel Meehan, Reporter

March 28, 2019


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When you think of show choir, images of sparkly costumes, intense makeup, and bright stage lights probably come to mind. Though this particular 4th Avenue performance at the Iowa City Children’s Hospital included none of these, it will probably be the one show that the performers and audience me...

The Show Choir Muslima

The Show Choir Muslima

Cecile Bendera and Mariam Kieta

March 25, 2019


Filed under A & E, City High

Heba Abdalla ‘19 has been in choir since the seventh grade but the lack of time and fear of not fitting in has kept her away from joining the team at City. Finally, last year, one of her best friends, Asha Keller ‘19, convinced her to do show choir. “When I was...in elementary school…[the]...

The Show Choir Family

The Show Choir Family

Cecile Bendera and Mariam Kieta

March 25, 2019


Filed under A & E, City High

Show choir is a place where city highs most talented dancers and performers lye. It is also a comfortable environment where everyone is comfortable and feels welcomed. “I think that this team and this year has been a lot closer since the year has passed,” said Marisa Rude ‘19. “That has been...

Select Women’s Choir’s Woman of the Week

Select Women’s Choir’s Woman of the Week

Kate Kueter, Reporter

March 16, 2019


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The women of City High have an opportunity to audition for the extracurricular Select Women's Choir. Select Women’s Choir consists of girls grades 9 through 12 that show an advanced knowledge of musical skills. Every week, the leaders of Select Women’s pick one outstanding girl as the Woman of ...

Cedar Rapids College Show Choir Program Performs at City High

Cedar Rapids College Show Choir Program Performs at City High

Jae Dancer, Reporter

March 15, 2019


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On Friday, March 8th, Mount Mercy’s Show Choir, Choir, and Jazz Choir preformed at City High School during advisory. Students that were involved with 4th Ave and Charisma Show Choir this year cheered loudly as Mount Mercy's Show Choir opened the show with the song ‘This Is The Greatest Show’. “I...

LH Review: Sunday in the Park With George

LH Review: Sunday in the Park With George

Lindy Rublaitus, A&E Editor

March 13, 2019


Filed under A & E, SHOWCASE

For two weekends, the University of Iowa is performing a Sondheim classic “Sunday in the Park With George,” a musical about the making of the famous painting “A Sunday on La Grande Jatte,” comparing when it was originally made to how it has changed the art world today. The musical, which was performe...

Orchestra to Hold Annual Dessert Concert

Orchestra to Hold Annual Dessert Concert

Zoë Miller, Features Editor

March 12, 2019


Filed under A & E, NEWS, SHOWCASE

The annual City High Orchestra Dessert Concert will be held Wednesday, March 13. The concert will begin at 7:30 pm.  Tickets are $12 and include cupcakes after the performance. The Dessert Concert is the orchestra’s fundraiser for the year. Each year there is a different theme for the show; this year t...

SEIBA Jazz Competitions

SEIBA Jazz Competitions

Owen Sorenson, Reporter

March 6, 2019


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With the jazz band soon to finish its competition season, pressure has been high as all four of the bands played at the SEIBA Jazz Competition hosted at West High on March 2, 2019. The energetic music bounced around the room as the bands played in front of a panel of four who criticized and studied each...

Captain Marvel Movie Preview

Captain Marvel Movie Preview

Jesse Hausknecht-Brown, Reporter

February 28, 2019


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On September 18, 2018, Marvel Studios released the new “Captain Marvel” movie trailer, set to release on March 8, 2019. “Captain Marvel” presents a refreshing new look with a female lead for the first time in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and has many fans excited. “[I am excited for] a woman being the mai...

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