Articles in the A & E Category
Photo and story by Ashley Springman
“Come Create Your Own Masterpiece” reads the East High Slam Poetry flier, and they aren’t kidding around. After school on April 17 in room 016 at 3:15, there is an informational meeting about the slam poetry mic night. So come share or just enjoy some spoken poetry, and get slammed! You never know, you may be a poet and you didn’t know it.
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Story by: Emily Phillips
When you walk into The Oven, the smell of spices and curry envelopes you and the faint piping of music is covered only by the murmuring of voices and clinking of glasses. On the walls hang masks and culture-rich portraits. The atmosphere is casual but alive.
The Indian Oven opened in Lincoln in 1988. “My brother opened [the restaurant] in downtown Omaha then brought it to Lincoln,” said Oven East location manager Tsewang Gyeltshen.
But the Oven is best known for its food: naan bread, spicy mulligatawny soup, creamy …
Story By Alex Andersen, Photo By Connor Cejda.
It’s Valentines Day and East’s Student Council is helping students celebrate in an unusual manner: Songs! StuCo has been selling the Singing Valentines at lunch for the last few days in the commons at lunch, and today during 4th period, they were delivered, including two to the Oracle staff.
Story by Hana Muslic
The time is drawing near; SNATRAPS is coming.
Organized by Student Council, East’s talent show (which gets its name from SPARTANS spelled backwards) is the event students wait all year for. The annual showcase gives us a chance to see members of our own school’s population display what makes them unique.
Every year, they sing to us, dance for us, and make us laugh. Friends and families buy tickets every year to support and be entertained by those in the show, which has been wildly successful throughout the years. …
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Story by Quinn Baillie
The spring play for 2013 has been announced: William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer’s Night Dream.” The comedy is one of Shakespeare’s most popular plays, filled with cross-dressing, love triangles, and supernatural occurrences. “I’m really thrilled with the selection for this year’s play,” said junior Anne Marie Korte, a long-time East Theatre participant and International Thespian Club Vice President. “I’m a big fan of Shakespeare, and have been waiting for East to do one of his works.”
Auditions are a nerve-racking experience for any actor. Korte, however, describes being more …
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Story by: Kathryn Dahl
Musicians and members of Show Choir performed Thursday, Jan. 10 at East at the Show Case. From an outsiders perspective it was nice to get a chance to see Show Choir perform without having to attend a competition. This was the first full out show they have participated in. It was very impressive to watch and showed students highly gifted talents.
“It’s stressful to compete in our first competition especially knowing the short time we have had to perfect our performance,” said senior Rachel Brown, a member of …