Sunday, August 9, 2020

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News Coverage of Jesuit Music, Stage & Film, and Visual Arts

The crowd listens in awe as the music echoes throughout the room. The air fills with the sounds of the season, ringing vibrantly with joy. The smell of freshly baked cookies coming from the foyer combined with the holiday music reminded everyone that it’s that wonderfully festive time of year again. On Tuesday, December 5th, the Jesuit-Ursuline Ranger Band, along...
Twice a year, beautiful masterpieces, ranging from black and white drawings to intricately decorated painted kites grace the halls of Jesuit College Prep. But what makes these pieces of art special is not their beauty, which they certainly possess; it is the fact that our fellow students created them. At the end of each semester, the art department displays the stunning creations of students who took part in the...
A couple times each month, the downstairs band hall of the Terry Center plays host to a new Jesuit club. The Beethoven Society is an organization created for connoisseurs of classical music and those who want to learn more about classical music. The club currently consists of 15 members, but is open to anyone who wants to join.  Musical performers, proficient...
Since 2001, members of the Jesuit community have gathered together with the important goal of ensuring the immersion of the Jesuit students in the cultural aura of art. This gathering is called Artquest, and its mission is to raise money for the Jesuit Dallas Museum through the auctioning of paintings, jewelry, holiday decor as well as artistic items for...
On Thursday, January 23, the Jesuit Theater department held its auditions for the upcoming spring productions. With more than sixty students, from Jesuit, Ursuline, Booker T. Washington, Episcopal, Bishop Lynch, and Hockaday, the audition indicated many actors are eager to be a part of the productions. This year, Mr. David Myers, head of the theater program, has decided to cast a group...
The miraculous transformation of a navy-blue backpack into a colorful taco commands the attention of many students passing by. The astounding metamorphosis of another blue backpack into a strange deep-sea fish leaves some students in awe, marveling and wondering how it is even possible. One may think it is impossible, but during the Student Art Show, Ms. Kathleen Hoskins’ various...
A room full of spectators, the walls vibrating from the wonderful music, the band prepared to show off all of their hard work throughout the year as the concert began. On May 1, the Jesuit Ursuline Ranger Band, Men’s Chorus, the percussion ensemble, and the jazz band performed in the Terry Center for their Spring Concert. This was the...
Mrs. Hunt-Blanc, Jesuit Dallas Museum director, had to change her ways of revealing new pieces and exhibits to the Jesuit community amidst the Coronavirus pandemic. Instead of tours around school to show off the new pieces, she now reveals them online. Mrs. Hunt-Blanc has shared some pieces of collections with small audiences of members, such as Jesuit Board members and...

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