Entertainment : Bear Facts

Listening in on summer festival season

Listening in on summer festival season

May 27, 2014 • lexi miranda, bear facts staff  
Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

From country music to electronic dance music, from indie rock to alternative music, there are many music festivals around the Chicago area to attend this summer.   Three popular music festivals in the Chicago area include Pitchfork, Country Thunder, and Lollapalooza.   Pitchfork may not be as big as... Read more »

Coming to a theater near you

May 27, 2014 • julia kuhn, bf graduating staff  
Filed under Entertainment

You duck into a cool theater, escaping the repressing heat and the glaring sun outside. You sit in the plush chair and the lights dim as one of the many interesting movies of the summer comes on. Although summer is a great time to hit the beach, sometimes a cool movie is the perfect thing to do on a... Read more »

Pursuing passions & following dreams

Pursuing passions & following dreams

May 27, 2014 • michael gallagher and stephanie pavin, bear facts staff  
Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

Discovering a major in high school that one will want to pursue throughout college is not always as simple as it may seem. In some cases, being involved in school electives can help one realize they are passionate about something other than English, math, science, or social studies. Students who follow... Read more »

Michael Jackson rises from the dead

May 27, 2014 • danna tabachnik, bear facts staff  
Filed under Entertainment

Looks like Michael Jackson has risen from the dead. Or, at least his vocals have. The King of Pop has once again released nothing short of spectacular with his new album, Xscape. The beloved singer, who passed away in 2009, had many unfinished or unreleased songs stored away, and producers like Timbaland... Read more »

Bombay Bicycle Club’s new album is a success

May 12, 2014 • nikos stroubos, news writer  
Filed under Entertainment

As a band rooted in experiments, Bombay Bicycle Club’s new album So Long, See You Tomorrow is a captivating result of the band’s roots. So Long, See You Tomorrow is an album that takes indie and electronica and mixes them in a fresh way. The style of this album and the band as a whole can be compared... Read more »

24 returns to TV

May 2, 2014 • julia kuhn, in depth editor  
Filed under Entertainment

Jack Bauer is back in action. The counter-terrorism agent from the long running TV show 24 returns to the small screen after a four year break. The show’s series finale was in 2010, but 24 is returning for another 12-episode season called 24: Live Another Day, which debuts May 5 on FOX. “I’m... Read more »

Karmin’s album Pulses through speakers

April 22, 2014 • sara pardej, editor-in-chief  
Filed under Entertainment

Karmin’s new album will get your heart beating and your mind racing. The album, Pulses, features everything from dance songs, to rap, to heart-felt serenades. Karmin is best known for their 2012 hit song, “Brokenhearted,” but Pulses deviates from their clean and polished pop sound. Pulses is Karmin’s... Read more »

Sing along with spring musical The Music Man

Sing along with spring musical The Music Man

April 15, 2014 • stephanie pavin, entertainment writer  
Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

Student performers and audience members will be perfectly in tune when The Music Man marches onto the PAC stage April 23-25. The musical showcases a variety of entertainment, such as singing, dancing, and comedy. “It’s a classic, very family-friendly musical,” David Harmon, director and... Read more »

Students pursue music careers

April 15, 2014 • michael gallagher, entertainment writer  
Filed under Entertainment

Two LZHS students hope to go from writing songs after school to a successful music career. Although this idea to some may seem far-fetched, it is what they are willing to work for and have already started and continue to work and get their names out to the public. Collin Covert, junior, is currently... Read more »

“Mr. LZ: The 2014 Edition” comes to a close; Lehtinen takes the crown

March 20, 2014 • lexi fye, entertainment editor  
Filed under Entertainment

The new Mr. LZ has been crowned, and Chris Lehtinen, senior, is the winner. The varsity Poms ran the event Wednesday, March 19, a night for voting, along with many laughs and “awww’s.” Lehtinen bested 11 other candidates at the competition, which highlighted annual events such as the “mom... Read more »

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