With the 2019 tennis season in full swing, senior Alex Rurik prepares for one final run at a valley championship. After falling one match short from the title a year ago, Rurik’s appetite for the title has exponentially increased. Rurik’s tennis career began in 7th grade. He participated because his friends were playing, and they helped him quickly become an excellent player.
After receiving a Grammy for album of the year, Apple Music’s album of the year, and CMA’s album of the year, I decided I had to listen to Kacey Musgraves’ fourth studio album, Golden Hour. If I didn’t know Kacey Musgraves was a country artist, I never would’ve considered this a country album. Country is my least favorite genre, but I decided to give this one a try.
Today, Twitter users tweet world wide over 500 million times per day, a number that continues to grow. Typically, tweets either go viral within minutes or drop beneath waves of content. With only 280 characters, it seems difficult to captivate an audience. Here at The Feather, this is what we aim for.
After a video of Pharrell Williams enjoying one of Maggie Rogers’ songs during his Masterclass with students at NYU Clive Davis Institute went viral, Rogers was thrusted into the spotlight, leaving people wondering how her career would unfold.
A lot must be considered when considering your choice for your favorite movie. Everyone loves to ask the question, but I was unable to come up with a definitive answer until I saw the film La La Land. La La Land (2016) is Damien Chazelle’s romantic, jazzy musical in which he stars Ryan Gosling (Sebastian) and Emma Stone (Mia) to play the main protagonists. This is his second major film, following the success of Whiplash (2014).
When The Greatest Showman released in Dec. 2017, it was vaulted wildly into success thanks to its beloved soundtrack. The original motion picture soundtrack received numerous prestigious awards, with This Is Me proving the stand out song.
At this time of year, stores, malls and coffee shops all across the nation will likely be blasting Christmas music. Music plays a key role in the holiday experience, whether people realize it or not. Throughout the year, people look forward to things that make the wait for December worthwhile, such as Christmas lights, decorating sugar cookies and listening to the classic holiday tunes. Christmas music adds a little flair and excitement to what makes Christmas so special. The jingling of the bells, the catchy lyrics and the iconic artists create what we know today as Christmas songs.