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Fastball, Verve Pipe headline Toonerville Music Festival on Saturday

Fastball, Verve Pipe headline Toonerville Music Festival on Saturday

By Leila Brady, Staff Reporter
September 14, 2021

On Saturday, the lot behind Rockwell's will serve a new purpose as the venue for the biggest music event in Pelham’s history: the Toonerville Music Festival. There are twelve acts ranging from local...

Pelham's got talent: Matty Reynolds' single reaches 1.73 million plays on Spotify

Pelham’s got talent: Matty Reynolds’ single reaches 1.73 million plays on Spotify

By Leila Brady, Staff Reporter
September 9, 2021

It's no secret that there's an increasing number of musicians becoming big online. Instead of roughing it out at underground bars on the Lower East Side, these new artists have found ways to grow a...

‘The Tomorrow War:’ Bland action film with Chris Pratt as poor lead character 

‘The Tomorrow War:’ Bland action film with Chris Pratt as poor lead character 

By Nick Pilla, Staff Reporter
September 8, 2021

Originally scheduled to make its debut in theaters, "The Tomorrow War" premiered July 2 on Amazon Prime Video. The film received a lot of hype before it streamed due to lead Chris Pratt, the actor who...

'Beckett:' Exciting, emotional chase through Greece, it's strong addition to thriller genre

‘Beckett:’ Exciting, emotional chase through Greece, it’s strong addition to thriller genre

By Owen Cuomo, Staff Reporter
August 27, 2021

Not many thrillers are able to capture both the emotional and action side of a story. A film needs to have engaging moments and be built around the more emotional side to get viewers to care about the...

PMHS’s Sock ‘N’ Buskin puts on virtual Young Playwrights Festival

August 25, 2021

Editor’s note: This release was provided PMHS’s Sock ‘N’ Buskin. PELHAM, NY. (August 21, 2021) Each year Pelham Memorial High School's drama club, Sock 'n' Buskin, stages The Young Playwrights...

'Suicide Squad' directed by James Gunn

‘Suicide Squad’ is much improved film over first

By Gavin Kleinberger, Staff Reporter
August 23, 2021

The Suicide Squad, directed by James Gunn, is an R rated comedy filled comic book movie in which we see a group of super villains team up to save the world.  The film is a reboot/sequel to the 2016 version,...

Review: Immersive van Gogh is fascinating approach to viewing art

Review: Immersive van Gogh is fascinating approach to viewing art

By Gillian Ho, Staff Reporter
August 13, 2021

The typical art museum displays pieces of art in frames in a large building for you to walk around and view. The new Immersive Van Gogh exhibit in New York City, however, allows you to "walk in" to...

Monday gazebo concert series provides Pelham tradition of great entertainment

Monday gazebo concert series provides Pelham tradition of great entertainment

By Cararose Vitale, Staff Reporter
August 12, 2021

Every Monday night from June 21 to Aug. 30, the Town of Pelham features live music outside at the Gazebo on Fifth Avenue. Last week, attendees were treated to a performance by the Gene DiNapoli Variety...

'The Green Knight:' Deeply flawed with some thought-provoking moments

‘The Green Knight:’ Deeply flawed with some thought-provoking moments

By Teddy Dunn, Staff Reporter
August 11, 2021

David Lowery’s “The Green Knight” is a gorgeous, yet tedious fantasy journey about a knight trying to stay true to the saying “An eye for an eye." Based on an Arthurian Legend, the film leans into...

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‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ does not live up to classic original

By Patrick Gardner, Staff Reporter
August 9, 2021

Space Jam: A New Legacy is a cutting-edge, sequel film in which the cartoon world and the real world combine for a high-stakes game of basketball. Director Malcolm D. Lee portrays Lebron James as a great...

Usnavi, Benny, Sonny and Graffiti Pete in Washington Heights.

‘In the Heights’ soars to its own heights

By Oliver Tam, Executive Editor
August 6, 2021

“A dream isn’t some sparkly diamond we get. Sometimes, it’s rough. And it’s not so pretty.” These lines from Usnavi, a bodega owner in Washington Heights who dreams of moving to the Dominican...

From left, Mobius (Owen  Wilson) and Loki (Tom Hiddleston) talk it out in Marvel Studios’ “Loki” on Disney+.

Here’s where Loki went after last ‘Avengers,’ but Hiddleston’s role as a variant varies

By Vikram Jallepalli, Senior Editor
August 4, 2021

Editor’s note: This review discusses the first two episodes of “Loki” only. In 2019, Marvel Studios released “Avengers: Endgame,” the fourth and final installment in the studio’s most popular...

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