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Theatre Department announces plays for the upcoming year

Theatre Department announces plays for the upcoming year

Caroline Cooney, In-Focus Editor
May 26, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, In the Community

On May 20, the JC Theatre Department held their annual theater awards where they honored those in both productions this year and announced the plays for the following year. The fall musical will be “Mary Poppins” and the spring musical will be “Shrek the Musical.” Students involved with the Theatre Department, ...

Album Review: “Post Pop Depression”

Album Review: “Post Pop Depression”

Edward Benner
May 17, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

The music industry is in a much different place today than it was in 1973 when Iggy Pop burst onto the scene with his first solo record “Raw Power.” This debut album shocked the world with its ferocity and in-your-face rock and roll that elevated Iggy Pop to a cultural symbol. Iggy Pop molded an ...

The Next Bite: Ouzo Bay – Opa!

The Next Bite: Ouzo Bay – Opa!

Pia Scotto, Community Editor
May 13, 2016
Filed under Columns, Entertainment, The Next Bite

When walking through the streets of Baltimore on a beautiful night, keep walking until you hit the corner where the restaurant Ouzo Bay is located. You won’t be able to miss its nightlife and bright blue lights shining through the walls, pulling you in to check it out. Ouzo Bay is not only beautiful on the outsi...

Theatre department wins Baltimore Theatre Awards

Theatre department wins Baltimore Theatre Awards

Azanae Barrow, Community Editor
May 11, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, In the Community

On May 1, the JC theatre department received five awards from the Baltimore Theatre Awards in four categories. Junior Zach Miller won an award for Best Actor for his performance as Gomez Addams, while freshman Rachel Miller and senior Victoria Caldwell tied for Best Supporting Actress. “The Addams Family...

Artist Spotlight: Kothenbeutel shares passion for art

Artist Spotlight: Kothenbeutel shares passion for art

Adriana Guidi, Entertainment Editor
May 10, 2016
Filed under Artist Profile, Entertainment

“When I sometimes am in a different and unique place, I see something cool, and it inspires me to want to try to create what I see into art,” sophomore Ashlee Kothenbeutel said. Kothenbeutel has been pursuing art ever since she was ten years old. “It has always been a way to get my emotions o...

Experience Firefly’s Lineup

Experience Firefly’s Lineup

Adriana Guidi and Elizabeth Harmison
May 4, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

As the school year winds down and the anticipation for summer increases, many people attend music festivals with their friends. The Patriot is convening a contest for two free Firefly tickets to whomever finds Lasaña, the class pet. Below is a closer look at some of the artists, including headliners Two D...

Spring weather prompts outdoor exploration

Spring weather prompts outdoor exploration

Katie Sullivan, In-Focus Editor
April 29, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, In the Community

In-Focus Editor Katie Sullivan and News Editor Kelly Foulk went exploring in Harford County's state parks to see where the best outdoor adventures to go on in Harford County are.

Speak Out

Speak Out

Claire Grunewald, Print Chief
April 27, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

If you bought tickets to your favorite artist and he canceled his performance in your state as a protest, would you be angry or supportive? That is the question residents of North Carolina faced when both Bruce Springsteen and Pearl Jam cancelled their shows in the state after the passing of the controversial...

The Next Bite: Bonefish Grill gives reasons for seconds

The Next Bite: Bonefish Grill gives reasons for seconds

Pia Scotto, Community Editor
April 26, 2016
Filed under Columns, Entertainment, The Next Bite

Bonefish Grill, near Harford Mall, offered a great experience on my recent visit. Having eaten there before, I returned for the delicious menu items and fun atmosphere. A huge part of why I like Bonefish Grill is due to the fun things you find waiting for you at your table - a paper tablecloth she...

Movie of the Month: “Batman vs. Superman” soars into our hearts

Movie of the Month: “Batman vs. Superman” soars into our hearts

Azanae Barrow, Community Editor
April 15, 2016
Filed under Cinema and Television, Entertainment

For the past year, the world has waited for the battle between the two greatest superheroes: Batman and Superman. Trailers shown on TV amped up the movie while little kids walking down the street sported red capes and black masks. After waiting and anticipating, I can honestly say "Batman vs. Superm...

TV Talk: “Fuller House” meets low expectations

TV Talk: “Fuller House” meets low expectations

Grace Mottley, News Editor
April 8, 2016
Filed under Cinema and Television, Entertainment

Netflix’s recent release of the TV show “Fuller House”, met my very low expectations. A spin off or revival of a classic sitcom never ends well, and I started watching "Fuller House" expecting to be hit with the blunt force of the trainwreck. I’ve watched “Girl Meets World,” the reviva...

Album Review: “Untitled Unmastered”

Album Review: “Untitled Unmastered”

Edward Benner
March 23, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Kendrick Lamar is currently riding the success of his critically acclaimed 2015 album “To Pimp a Butterfly” that spoke to the hearts and minds of Americans and won several Grammys last month. Lamar, like no other rapper today, has a presence in his lyricism and production that impacts the listener. He t...

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