The Spectrum

“Back to School” Gallery Installation Opens

“Back to School” Gallery Installation Opens

William Lyman, Features Editor

September 9, 2018


Filed under Artwork @ Blake, NEWS, Student Artists, TOP STORIES

Returning to the Martha Bennett Gallery is the “Back to School” exhibition, curated by Sara Gregor ‘19 and Azalea Hallin-Graber ‘19. The installation features all forms of art created and submitted by students during the summer season, a diverse collection of personal expression. The exhibit...

Cast, crew of Once on This Island provide insight on musical’s uniqueness

Cast, crew of Once on This Island provide insight on musical’s uniqueness

Shira Aronow and Anna Johns

March 10, 2018


Filed under ARTS & CULTURE, STUDENT LIFE

The Blake School musical Once on This Island opens Friday, March 9, and the cast and crew agree their hard work has come together to make a great show. Members of the cast have loved participating in this musical on and off the stage during rehearsal and speak to how it was as a commitment. Anika Hahn ‘2...

New exhibit in the Bennett Gallery entitled “Water: Blake and Beyond”

New exhibit in the Bennett Gallery entitled “Water: Blake and Beyond”

November 29, 2017


Filed under ARTS & CULTURE

The new exhibit in the Bennett Gallery entitled "Water: Blake and Beyond" will be on display until December 2nd when the pieces will be sold. All proceeds will go towards building a sustainable water filtration system in Bogotà Colombia. ...

Open Mic Night loses popularity

Open Mic Night loses popularity

Elizabeth Opp, Opinions Editor

March 13, 2017


Filed under STUDENT LIFE, TOP STORIES

Graduation requirements include art. Senior speeches are frequently given on the perks of taking art courses and branching out through classes from Drawing and Painting to Ceramics. The visual arts are well supported in our community. More than just that, musical arts courses are offered as well; ch...

Cameron Downey and JXTA share a vision

Cameron Downey and JXTA share a vision

Chapel Puckett, Editor-in-Chief

November 3, 2016


Filed under ARTS & CULTURE

“I think art is all around us, and it’s something... that ties all subjects together.”

Bill Colburn inspires his students in new ways

Bill Colburn inspires his students in new ways

Riley Weinman, Staff Writer

November 1, 2016


Filed under ARTS & CULTURE, TOP STORIES

Bill Colburn has returned from his sabbatical, ready to share the valuable lessons he learned with his time off. His inspiration to take a sabbatical? An opportunity to travel abroad. Colburn, family in tow, visited many local museums, and also travelled to many abroad in Chicago, London, Washington ...

New courses dig deep

New courses dig deep

Minjae Lee, Fashion Editor

March 18, 2016


Filed under NEWS

Let’s face it. Playing three varsity sports and taking six advanced placement courses is a common struggle students deal with on a daily basis.  So, by the time students receive course catalogs for a new academic year, registering for courses doesn’t always sound pleasant or invoke enthusiasm. Karen Ph...

The Pope brothers

The Pope brothers

Zoe Zellmer, Staff Writer

March 18, 2016


Filed under ARTS & CULTURE

“Compared to other siblings we are very close. We live together, work together… our lives, I would say, are very paralleled to each other’s.”

The Art of Creativity

The Art of Creativity

C.C. Lucas, Managing Editor

March 10, 2016


Filed under ARTS & CULTURE, OPINIONS, STUDENT LIFE

Students are losing touch with their imagination

Independent study offers artists time to explore

Independent study offers artists time to explore

Maxine Whitely, Editor InDepth

February 8, 2016


Filed under STUDENT LIFE

“It’s a very improvisational class, to say the least,” notes Gavin Siegert ’16, one of the three members of an art independent study that came to fruition through an odd series of events. Amy Juang ’16 summarizes the path to the class’s creation: “more than 2/3 of our Design class dropped ...

Expanding his palette: Mr. Colburn’s sabbatical

Expanding his palette: Mr. Colburn’s sabbatical

Eva Berezovsky, Staff Writer

February 2, 2016


Filed under ARTS & CULTURE

Second semester is upon us: students are all continuing to walk familiar halls, greeting our familiar friends, and taking familiar notes. Despite the doses of familiarity that students and the majority of teachers are facing, Bill Colburn, the Drawing and Painting teacher and Blake’s long-time sour...

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