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Learn to Paint In Downtown Exeter

July 26, 2017 8:17pm | Sabrina Saboya

Cindy Frederico Giusti is the owner of the Offbeat Owl Paint Gallery downtown and she has a great passion for painting. Her passion began at a young age. She would spend all night painting in her parents’ basement as a little girl. Throughout her teenage years, her passion continued and eventually led her to apply for the Art Institute of Pittsburgh. From there, she started her own business as a graphic designer, but always dreamed of having her own art gallery where kids could paint and they …

Move Over Prada, Here’s…Exeter

July 19, 2017 7:33pm | Jimena Alamo

The Clothing, Design, and Construction course is off to an incredible start as a new Exeter Summer class. This course was a prize addition to the 2017 program. This class, listed under Art in the course catalog, is taught by Mrs. Lauren Josef, who designs the costumes for Phillips Exeter Academy throughout the regular year. Mrs. Josef only has eight students for this course, as it is a new class, only available for A format, and still does not have the resources to be bigger. For instance, the…

The Play’s the Thing, on July 27-28

July 12, 2017 9:03pm | Kline Dickens

Rehearsals have begun for “A Night of One-Act Plays and Monologues”, a show performed by both students who auditioned for roles last week and those who are taking Invitation to the Theater. The show will be composed of six one-act plays and six monologues, and will run at 7 P.M. on July 27th and 28th. Most of the show will be student-run; those enrolled in Invitation to the Theater will design both sets and costumes for each play. Students will also be running technical aspects of the show…

Yes, Darling, We’d Love to Dance With You

July 12, 2017 9:02pm | Nirvana Khan

After the first grueling modern dance class of the summer, 11 students sit on the floor in the hot, sticky air of the sun-soaked studio. Drinking from their Phillips Exeter water bottles, they listen to the modern dance teacher, Amberlee Darling, narrate a brief biopic of the “Mother of Modern Dance,” Martha Graham. Looking around the room, one can easily see the multicultural, coed, and international buildup of the class, and that as Martha Graham herself said, “dance is the hidden langua…

Night of One-Act Plays

August 3, 2016 8:56pm | Brooke Tredwell

Last Thursday and Friday night many Exonians enjoyed attending the series of One-Act Plays put on by the drama department of Exeter (giving Access Exeter students a chance to stay out after check-in which I am sure they all enjoyed thoroughly.) I’m sure everyone who saw the one-acts would agree that they definitely got the audience laughing. The actors all did a very good job of really getting into their roles and making the whole audience feel like they are a part of the play.  The monolo…

Exeter’s Graceful, Not-So-Tiny Dancers

July 21, 2016 1:10am | Casey Ocasal

If you’re on the south side of campus in the morning or between 3-5 in the afternoon, you might wonder why you hear music blaring from the library. It’s actually not coming from the new Class of 1945  library, but from the smaller, older, Davis Library next door.  Although easy to overlook, this small building holds a big part of Exeter’s culture: dance. Dance is offered as an academic class called Dance Workshop and as an extracurricular activity, Intro to Dance, during Exeter’s s…

What is Art? Visit Lamont Gallery and See

July 21, 2016 12:59am | Emma Jones

At some point in your life, you must have wanted to wrap yourself up in a heavy, protective coat and hide. Maybe hide to cry, maybe to take a breath, maybe simply to process what happened inside the thick walls of a space belonging only to you. Such an object only exists inside our minds. But in Lamont Gallery’s current exhibition, Public/Private, Amy Larimer’s installation has created just that. Called “26 Grieving Coats,” Ms. Larimer created this project in response to the Sandy Hoo…

Curtain to Rise on Dramatic Night of Summer Plays

July 21, 2016 12:57am | Ishan Bhalla

From the outside, Fisher Theater may seem like nothing special. Yet what happens on the inside is truly amazing. The building is a breeding ground for space aliens, crazy politicians, and brooding parents. On the 28th and 29th of July, these fantasies will come to life in a series of plays produced by the Drama department. The show will consist of six short one-act plays and five monologues, equating to 100 minutes of enthralling entertainment. Each play is a comedy while the monologues wi…

“Catcher in the Rye”

August 5, 2015 9:44pm | Ahmed Hussein

Chapter One No, wait. I changed my mind. I will tell you about what happened after I went back home. My touchy parents I told you about were pissed off when I told them I flunked out. They really were. They started lecturing to me about all the things they had been through to get me into that phony school, which they thought was the best school around. To tell you the truth, I hate when people lecture to me, I prefer if they beat me or something. I really do. They told me I was lazy and didn’…

“Goodbye, Columbus”

August 5, 2015 9:41pm | Elena Jacchia

It’s been five years since I had seen Brenda for the last time. I've been thinking about her a lot, but I never thought I would meet her again, especially in those circumstances. Since that autumn, my life was changed a lot. I didn’t work in the library anymore; even if I was going to become Mr. Scapello’s substitute, I couldn’t work there any longer. So despite Aunt Gladys’ tears and sobbing, I got back into the army. I had no reason to stay. I was too old to live with my uncles, too…