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York drama leaps into dance rehearsals for “Jesus Christ Superstar”

The ensemble of

Lucy Valeski, A&E Editor

March 9, 2020

This past week, the cast of "Jesus Christ Superstar" learned all of the choreography for York drama's upcoming spring musical. "Choreo week" is a key part of the rehearsal process for every musical at York, where students work long hours to learn and practice the dances in the production. ...

York Drama presents a story of “love and longing” during their winter festival

Aster shows Yelena his illustrations of the decaying environment through a magnifying glass.

Lucy Valeski, A&E Editor

February 12, 2020

On the second weekend of February, York Drama presented two different plays: "Uncle Vanya" by Anton Chekov and a modern adaptation by Aaron Posner titled "Life Sucks". Both plays follow a group of people who are dissatisfied with their lives and relationships. The festival was directed by John Forsythe,...

The Academy Awards 2020: Who will win Best Picture? Best Actor? Best Adapted Screenplay? #8 | Wise Duke Podcast II

The Oscar statuettes are awarded to high-achieving members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) every year.

Graham Reid and Lucy Valeski

February 6, 2020

The host and guest Lucy Valeski talk about the upcoming Oscars, and which films are most likely to snag each award as well as the films they want to win each award. Read Lucy's article here. Link to Podcast    ...

“1917” expected to sweep, others predicted to take home big wins at the Oscars

George Mackay in Best Picture predicted winner,

Lucy Valeski, A&E Editor

February 4, 2020

It has been a short awards season this year, concluding this Sunday, Feb. 9 with the Oscars. The films nominated this year span topics from war to classic Hollywood and from classic novel adaptations to comic book adaptations. Here are the nominations for some of the most anticipated awards: Best Pic...

Bachelor breakdown: Predicting Peter Weber’s season

Bachelor Peter Weber poses with the 24 contestants on his season at the infamous bachelor mansion in Agoura Hills, CA.

Grace Moriarty, Editor-in-chief web

February 3, 2020

The 24th season of "The Bachelor" is in full swing; this season 28-year-old bachelor Peter Weber met 24 eligible bachelorettes from across the country and beyond. The contestants compete for a rose, Peter’s heart and time with him on one-on-one dates. Fans will watch as the lucky ladies and the bac...

Film Discussion: 1917, History & Cinematography | Wise Duke Podcast II #7

Sam Mendes's harrowing World War I film depicts two soldiers, Schofield and Blake, delivering a message to halt an attack.

Graham Reid and Ethan Thomas

February 3, 2020

The two hosts discuss and review Sam Mendes's 1917 and how the film's history shaped the story and how the cinematography by Roger Deakins (ASC, BSC) serves the story. Link to Podcast

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