Westminster players prepare for spring production of Romeo and Juliet

Sarah Street, Arts Reporter

February 28, 2019

During the past few months, the Westminster players embarked on a journey in bringing to life one of the most esteemed theatrical productions in history, Romeo and Juliet. Traditionally set in the medieval town of Verona, the...

Scholastic Art & Writing winners receive gold key awards

Ryan Hockstein, Arts Reporter

February 28, 2019

Nine Westminster students won Gold Keys from the 2019 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, the highest level of distinction in the regional level of the esteemed competition. Their submissions now advance to be judged at the national...

Westminster Students Participate in High Museum Exhibition

Rachel Liu, Arts Reporter

February 28, 2019

Every spring, the High Museum hosts a Student Exhibition displaying the artwork of several Westminster students. From mid-February to the end of May, visitors can admire the masterpieces at the High Museum. The art pieces are...

A “Savage” Betrayal

Chris Gryboski, Arts Reporter

February 28, 2019

Rapper 21 Savage was arrested February 3rd in Atlanta by ICE officials for overstaying his UK visa, which had expired in 2006. 21 Savage, born She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, moved to the United States with his mother in 2005 on...

Westminster art teachers’ obtain solo exhibits at Poem 88

Ryan Hockstein, Arts Reporter

February 1, 2019

Upper school art teachers Pamela Diaz Martinez and Ben Steele have both held a solo art exhibit at Atlanta art gallery, Poem 88 over the past few months. These solo shows help to spread Martinez and Steele’s name in the local...

Surviving R. Kelly documentary sparks newfound awareness of sexual assault

Hadley Foust, Arts Reporter

February 1, 2019

Since the release of the the documentary Surviving R Kelly, society proves more aware than ever of the reality of sexual abuse in today’s world. The series of interviews sparked cultural respondents to rape culture and sexual...

Land of Fire’s Impact On the Westminster Community and Beyond

Hugh Trotter, Arts Reporter

February 1, 2019

One of the many things that attract parents and students to Westminster is our school’s involvement in the community outside of the front and back gate. From community service groups to JanTerm field trips, students spend a...

Portfolio class visits Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirrors at the High

Amy Zhao, Arts Reporter

February 1, 2019

Portfolio: Drawing & Painting students recently embarked on a field trip to the High Museum to view artist Yayoi Kusama’s breathtaking and critically acclaimed exhibit, Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors. This immersive exhibit...

Golden Globes 2019: A Win for Representation

Rachel Liu, Arts Reporter

February 1, 2019

On Jan. 6, the 76th Golden Globe Awards highlighted dozens of outstanding films and distinguished actors, many of who used the opportunity in the company of their peers to spark important conversations concerning diversity and...

Artist Spotlight: Zoe Wood

Sarah Street, Arts Reporter

December 7, 2018

Working alongside an established professional is easily an aspiration of many young artists. As a senior at Westminster, Zoe Wood has interned for well-known designer George Esquivel and plans on pursuing the fine arts in college....

Concert Season in the Westminster Community

Chris Gryboski, Arts Reporter

December 7, 2018

While exam season often brings stress to the Westminster community, it also brings a mass of concerts. This November and December include concerts such as Travis Scott, Drake, and Jingle Ball, a multi-artist concert hosted by...

Artists in the Digitized World

Rachel Liu, Arts Reporter

December 7, 2018

Today, social media has become prevalent in our society, becoming an important and popular way to connect and entertain millions of people around the globe. However, as opposed to this conventional use, social media also proves...

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