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Movies By Matt: Troy

The success of director Ridley Scott’s 2000 masterpiece,Gladiator, set the stage for a spate of classically-influenced Greek and Roman tales, epics of love and war. Troy, starring Brad Pitt, Orlando Bloom, Eric Bana, and the legendary Peter O’Toole, was yet another Hollywood attempt to make the defining epic of an era, like Gone With The…

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Senior Recitals: Amanda

When Amanda Senatore ’04 took the stage last Saturday for her Senior recital, the power of her strong soprano voice was matched only by the energetic stage presence she displayed throughout the performance. Rather than standing stoically behind her music stand, Senatore opted to lend a more human touch to her recital through theatrical movement,…

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Senior Recitals: McKee

It is funny how McKee Floyd ’04 became acquainted with the oboe. While studying piano at Interlochen’s junior summer program, she attended a concert which featured Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake,” a beautiful piece with a thrilling oboe line. Floyd immediately discontinued her study of piano and has since concentrated solely on learning and perfecting her technique…

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Secrets in Abbot’s Attic

There is a shocking secret hidden down on the old Abbot campus. Climb the stairs, past the Brace Center, up to the third floor of Abbot Hall and you will come to a door. This door leads to the old attic, which in the mid-1900s was converted into the Addison’s Abbot Hall Artist Apartment. Designed…

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