The quest for the perfect street taco

By | 2018-03-17T00:47:42+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Home Feature 2, Opinions, Reviews|

There are many different types of food in the Fresno area that are popular, such as hamburgers or pasta. But there is nothing that compares to the street taco. I am not talking about the Taco Bell corporate taco. I am talking about the original, food truck, family-made taco.

Romeo and Juliet enchants audience with renowned cast

By | 2018-03-16T08:34:59+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Home Feature 1, Reviews|

The State Street Ballet of Santa Barbara performed the classic ballet of Romeo and Juliet, March 3. The performance took place inside William Saroyan Theatre, home to many events around the valley. William Shakespeare’s 1597 play, Romeo and Juliet, serves as inspiration for the ballet. The familiar story has been adapted many times into various books, musicals, plays, and more. It originally became a complete ballet in 1938 after music was created by Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev.

Hello, Dolly! shatters expectations with star-studded cast

By | 2018-03-14T21:47:15+00:00 March 14th, 2018|Arts & Entertainment, Home Feature 1, Opinions, Reviews|

After a day full of touring, The Feather staff entered the Sam S. Shubert Theatre dressed in their best formal attire they had brought to New York City, March 13. Students and chaperons found their seats and flipped through their playbills, noting cast members who they had seen in other plays or films. After seeing Wicked two days earlier, the group now prepared to watch the classic Broadway play, Hello, Dolly! Hello, Dolly! was first produced by David Merrick in 1964 and has since become a show beloved by many across the nation. The story is based off the play “The Matchmaker” by Thornton Wilder and the music and lyrics are by Jerry Herman.

A Wrinkle in Time empowers young people, encourages imagination

By | 2018-03-14T13:41:26+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Arts & Entertainment, Movies/TV, Reviews|

The movie adaption of the classic novel A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'engle proves to be an empowering and accurate depiction. Directed by Ava DuVarnay, the movie drives home the importance of embracing faults and encourages diversity.

Wicked cast entertains as lead characters shine

By | 2018-03-19T14:51:57+00:00 March 11th, 2018|Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Theatre|

Sleep-deprived eyes perked up as the lights dimmed down and the orchestra began performing at Gershwin Theatre in New York City, March. 11. Feather staff members, advisers and chaperones arrived at Broadway for the first main activity of the week, Wicked, before preparing for the CSPA’s 94th annual Spring Scholastic Convention. Wicked is a Broadway Musical by Stephen Schwartz and is based on the 1995 novel by Gregory Maguire. The play itself is an alternate telling of the 1939 film, The Wizard of Oz, and the 1900 novel by L. Frank Baum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, however the play includes several references to both.

Silent Sacrifice: ValleyPBS documentary exposes truth of the past

By | 2018-03-19T14:51:09+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Opinions, Reviews|

Kept in silence for decades, the true story of the Japanese-American relocation in 1942 finally reveals itself in the ValleyPBS special Silent Sacrifice. The Story of Japanese American Incarceration in California’s San Joaquin Valley and Beyond exposes the truth behind one of the darkest periods in America’s history. After Japan attacked Pearl Harbor in 1941, losing America’s trust and causing thousands of casualties, the Japanese-Americans who considered the United States to be their home were stripped of their citizenship. On February 19, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Order 9066, which resulted in 120,000 innocent people of Japanese ancestry to relocate to concentration camps, leaving behind their friends, schools, and jobs.

Review: Ford Fusion offers students affordable, safe transportation option

By | 2018-03-14T13:46:47+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Opinions, Reviews|

Giving the keys of a car to a teenage can be frightening for parents. Even if the parents trust their children the fact that they are on the road without any guardian can be stressful. That is the reason why buying the right car can be crucial to assure the safety of a new driver. The 2016 Ford Fusion aims to provide both safety and comfort.

Movie Pass offers unique features for movie goers

By | 2018-02-27T14:16:24+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Features, Reviews|

This year looks like a great year for movies, with blockbusters like Marvel’s Infinity Wars and the new Star Wars Han Solo movie coming out. However while these movies may cause excitement and be fun to go to, they can be expensive. This may not seem like much however if you see two or three movies it can add up. Add in other expenses like popcorn and the price is even higher. There is a solution to this, an app called Movie Pass allows movie goers a cheaper way to get access to the movies.

The Post offers perspective on events leading to Watergate Scandal

By | 2018-02-13T11:45:15+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Reviews|

All the actors played to their strengths and really delved into their characters. Meryl Streep conveyed the struggle of being a female in a world that tended to prefer men. She helped to show how women were treated professionally and socially. She stayed true to her part and conveyed how Katherine was subtly strong, but brave in the face of challenges. Tom Hanks was exceptional in his role as someone who could be tough but still keep the paper running and operating.

‘Man of the Woods’ features random set list, confuses fans

By | 2018-02-13T11:39:09+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Arts & Entertainment, Reviews|

After a long period of silence, Justin Timberlake strikes unexpectedly with his 5th studio album, Man of the Woods. Last summer his single Can’t Stop the Feeling skyrocketed to the top of the charts across all streaming platforms. Numerous awards were awarded to this smash hit.

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