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This year, the Jesuit Dallas Museum has been blessed with a very special piece of art from an anonymous donor. This piece named Gone but not Forgotten: Sha Sha 2017 by Sedrick Huckaby was originally supposed to be in the Smithsonian. Instead it was sent to Jesuit before being shipped to the Smithsonian for the "Kinship" exhibit in 2021. Background Sedrick...
On September 12th, the famous Bill DeOre exhibit opened in the Jesuit Dallas Museum. Bill DeOre graduated in 1965 from Jesuit. He has spent 34 years as an artist, art director, and most notably as an editorial and sports columnist and cartoonist for The Dallas Morning News. You can learn more about Bill DeOre in Connor Thomas '18 article that...
Photography by Ben Levis '21 and Sam Levis '21.   Walking out into the center of the stage, the spotlight gleams into the auditioners' eyes. The aroma of the director’s fifth cup of coffee dancing in the air. The auditioners heart beats in his chest louder than the Jesuit's band. The actor's eyes reflect against the light as blood surges towards...
If you wanted to waste anywhere from $30-$80 this weekend, you would've gone to see either Rascal Flatts or Young Thug and Trippie Redd in concert this weekend. If you wanted to witness real high-quality entertainment, you would've gone to Jesuit's open mic day. This past Friday, August 30 was the first open mic day of the 2019-2020 school year....
The lights dim in the auditorium, and people begin to scuttle to their seats in the dark. The hum of conversation dies down, and silence fills the room. Suddenly, a glaring spotlight appears on the stage, directing the audience's attention to center stage as the play begins. This dramatic sequence signals the beginning of an original Jesuit Stage and...
As most of the community prides itself, Jesuit Dallas is a museum, host to intricate art from a multitude of time periods. But not all of its art is professional work; Jesuit has recently showcased student-produced pop-up artwork in the hallways and at Art Quest last Friday, May 2. Pop-Up Artwork Pop-up: noun. a temporary art event, less formal than a...
For the past month and a half, the Theatre Arts class has been practicing and preparing to perform their comedic play TOC TOC. Before the play began, the Director, Mr. Acevedo, addressed the crowd and gave a little background on the actual name of the play. He mentioned that there exists a mental disorder called Obsessive Compulsive Disorder or OCD....
"Yeah, I'm gonna take my horse to the old town road... I'm gonna ride till I can't no more"- Lil Nas X, 2019 Before Lil Nas X's new single titled "Old Town Road"(a.k.a "I Got the Horses in the Back") hit the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100, it was first taken off the Billboard country charts for...

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