Archive | Arts & Entertainment

What’s the Beat?

This week at TA I set out to get a small sampling of what our community’s music taste is. Here are some of our respondents and their answers: Maxwell Vickery ’19; Can’t Get Over You by Joji Jakob Kingdon ’22; Lucid Dreams by Juice WRLD Cove Beaudoin ’19; Drip Too Hard by Lil Baby and […]

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Where to be This Summer

5 Cool Places to Visit in Maine   Rattlesnake Pool, Blueberry Mountain Located in Evans Notch Maine, approximately 2 hours from Saco. This easy hike leads you to a small swimming pool. Rattlesnake pool has the clearest crystal blue water in Maine, but it is very cold. It is surrounded by lush green plants and […]

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Winter Dance Concert 2018

On January ninth and tenth, the Thornton Academy dance program presented a Winter Dance Concert. All seven TA dance classes performed, along with the Dance Company, Community Dance Project, and Ballroom Club. In total, over 200 students performed at the two shows. The show presented all kinds of dance styles, from contemporary to jazz, ballroom, […]

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Carpe Diem’s Movie Buff Extravaganza presents– An Argument for Ambiguity in Horror: Sometimes Less is More

Minor to Major spoilers for/Films highlighted: Halloween(1978) Alien(1979) THE THING(1982) Zodiac(2007) One thing that used to bother me when I watched movies was their sense of ambiguity. That when the lights in a theater were shining on me afterwards, the answers for the film which I sat through were not always there, that certain story […]

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The Faces of Indigo

Sometimes a person’s presence feels bigger than life. These people exude an aura of a higher purpose than simply existing. A couple of terms could be associated with them but the most common is Indigo. The term “Indigo Children” was invented by Nancy Ann Tappe, a teacher and counselor in the early 1960s. Tappe studied […]

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