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Transcontinental Talent

This past Saturday, following the International Food Festival, the International Talent Show offered its own refreshing taste of global culture, in a fun and light-hearted performance that was truly entertaining, if a little rough around the edges. Hosted by the International Club in Kemper Auditorium, the short program began with a lesson in languages. Emcee…

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Grasshopper Night Leaps on Stage

A giant, green grasshopper. Hilarious emcees. Impeccable talent. Flawless stage effects. These are some of the thoughts that the words “Grasshopper Night” bring to mind. Possibly the most talked about and popular event of the year, Andover’s fall term talent show never fails to inspire awe, and will make its annual explosion onstage this Parent’s…

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Faculty Improvise Jazz

Imagine a hotel on fire. Firemen and swarms of spectators rush to the scene. The entire building is evacuated, save for one room. Somewhere on the eleventh floor of this hotel, two characters sit calmly at a table discussing building plans for a house. One of them is slightly intoxicated. Two buoyant firemen join them,…

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Movies By Matt: Surviving Christmas

Somebody in marketing for DreamWorks must have had a few too many Stoli martinis at the last office “brainstorm party,” because there is absolutely no way any sober or sane person could convince his or her superiors to distribute a Ben Affleck star-vehicle about Christmas before Halloween. Let me reiterate: before Halloween. The movie (not…

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A Foreign Taste

At a school where the attendance at an event can be predicted by the type of food advertised, the repeated success of the International Food Festival year after year is inevitable. Judging by the amount of food left after students came, ate, and left with painfully full stomachs, this assumption was confirmed. Sixteen countries from…

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