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Ed Sheeran Stays True to His Roots with Release of ‘Divide’

Ed Sheeran Stays True to His Roots with Release of ‘Divide’

By Mia Capuno, Staff Writer
April 19, 2017
Filed under A&E, Reviews

With such an influential voice, Ed Sheeran shapes the very sound of acoustic pop music today. Instantly breaking Spotify streaming records, according to the New York Times, with 375 million globally in a single week, Sheeran’s 3rd studio album release, ÷ or ‘Divide’ proves to be the biggest release ...

Regina Spektor Elevates Spirits Through Powerful Simplicity

Regina Spektor Elevates Spirits Through Powerful Simplicity

By Jaden Gill, Managing Editor
April 18, 2017
Filed under A&E, Reviews

Thirty minutes after the show was said to begin, the Russian-born singer-songwriter pranced onto the stage with the unifying professionalism of a classical pianist and the whimsy of some sort of mythological pixie. Two ceramic mugs of hot water and what looked like a tincture sat beside the isola...

DP Media Joins Red Carpet Guests for the 2017 SBIFF

DP Media Joins Red Carpet Guests for the 2017 SBIFF

By Jaden Gill, Managing Editor
March 20, 2017
Filed under A&E, News

During the first week of February, Dos Pueblos media was given the opportunity to interview red carpet guests attending the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Among these guests were up and coming directors, artists, and story tellers who have made their mark in the film world. Opening N...

La La Land: A Reemergence of Musical Film

La La Land: A Reemergence of Musical Film

By Maya Al Sabeh, Feature Editor
March 17, 2017
Filed under A&E, Reviews

“La La Land”, a parade of laughter, happiness, and heartbreak, had a successful run in theaters for the past few months, and for good reason. The film thoughtfully captures the emotional roller-coaster that is trying to find your place in Hollywood. Director Damien Chazelle salutes old Hollywood...

Art Scholarships: A Breakthrough for Students

Art Scholarships: A Breakthrough for Students

By Nicky Monreal, Staff Writer
March 3, 2017
Filed under A&E, Events, News

Kevin Gleason, Dos Pueblos High School teacher of freehand drawing and Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate visual art encourages students each year to further their artistic ambitions by entering the Santa Barbara Scholarship Foundation’s contest. “There’s the regular scholarship foundat...

Channelkeeper Student Art Show: Celebrating Water with Art

Channelkeeper Student Art Show: Celebrating Water with Art

By Jean-Michel Ricard, News Editor
February 24, 2017
Filed under A&E, News

For the past several weeks Dos Pueblos High School senior Mariah Reeves has been racing against the clock to throw, shape, and glaze a nearly foot-long clay leopard shark around a pot. She wishes she had more time to have the shark go through the pot, but for now she says she just hopes it comes out on ...

Charged: A Story of How Positivity Can Tackle Even the Worst of Times

Charged: A Story of How Positivity Can Tackle Even the Worst of Times

By Mia Capuno, Staff Writer
February 13, 2017
Filed under A&E, Film Festival

“Start your dreams big, and only let them grow bigger,” said Eduardo Garcia at the world premiere screening of his autobiographical film on the opening night of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival at the Arlington Theater. At any given chance, life can throw over-the-top difficulti...

Denzel Washington Wins Maltin Modern Master Award at SBIFF

Denzel Washington Wins Maltin Modern Master Award at SBIFF

By Susanna Sinclair, Editor-in-Chief
February 3, 2017
Filed under A&E, Features, Film Festival, News

As Denzel Washington stepped out of the black Cadillac, the crowd exploded, “Mr. Washington, Mr. Washington!” and the distinct sound of a saxophone blared in the background. All the while, the rain poured down. Denzel Washington, two-time Academy Award winner, Tony Award winner, and Golden Globe...

Disney Shatters Body Image Stereotypes with “Moana”

Disney Shatters Body Image Stereotypes with “Moana”

By Mia Capuno, Staff Writer
February 1, 2017
Filed under A&E, Opinion

Throughout the years, The Walt Disney Company has kept up their infamous, unrealistic portrayal of heroine princesses. Unlike the average young woman, their stereotypes consist of slender necks, defined waists, and small, dainty feet. However, the typical Disney depiction of the damsel in distress...

Behind The Curtains: DP Theatre Company

Behind The Curtains: DP Theatre Company

By Gemma Sturgeon, Author
January 9, 2017
Filed under A&E, Features, Uncategorized

To some, theatre may seem like simply singing and dancing on a stage, but the dedicated teenagers who put long hours into making a spectacular performance would beg to differ. The most recent play the Dos Pueblos (DP) Theatre Company put on in November was called The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling...

The Edge of Seventeen: A Coming of Age Film That Does the Classics Justice

The Edge of Seventeen: A Coming of Age Film That Does the Classics Justice

By Jaden Gill, Managing Editor
December 16, 2016
Filed under Reviews

When another comedy-drama hits theaters featuring angsty teens and their irrelevant issues, it’s most people's tendency to turn away, disgraced by the thought of any high school-themed film attempting to top the iconic “Breakfast Club” or “Sixteen Candles.” Not to say that writer/director Kel...

Dos Pueblos Theatre Company announces their spring musical as “Grand Duchy”

Dos Pueblos Theatre Company announces their spring musical as “Grand Duchy”

By Olivia Jewell
February 23, 2016
Filed under A&E, Features

The Dos Pueblos Theatre Company has announced that “Grand Duchy”, written by Robert Freedman and John Bayless, will be their 2016 spring show. Freedman is a 2014 Tony Award-winner and a 2001 GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) Award-winner. Bayless is a world-renowned pianist and recordin...

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