Arts and Entertainment

The story of Bahari: Its origins and the journey ahead

The story of Bahari: Its origins and the journey ahead

It all started when two 16-year-olds from very different backgrounds found each other at a recording studio in Los Angeles. Ruby Carr, who had recently arrived in the United States from Kenya, and Natalia Panzarella, who, unlike the former, was already living in Los...

Column: How pandemics have influenced music

Column: How pandemics have influenced music

As my music history teacher always says, “Music serves as a mirror for society.” Historical events have a profound impact on the style, content, and function of music in society; additionally, the rate of stylistic change in music increases as the rate of change in...

Review: You need these artists in your summer playlist

Review: You need these artists in your summer playlist

Summer seems to be slipping away faster than sand through my fingers on the beach. Desperate to achieve my main-character-in-a-coming-of-age-movie summer dreams, I scoured the depths of Spotify’s “New Releases,” “Charts” and “Rising Artists” playlists to find the best...

Review: Beach Bunny’s ‘Honeymoon’

Review: Beach Bunny’s ‘Honeymoon’

It’s rare to find a soundtrack that encapsulates the story of your life. With the American Indie pop band Beach Bunny, teenagers can find solace and companionship in their new album "Honeymoon." The blend of band members Lili Trifilio, Matt Henkels, Anthony Vaccaro...

Comparing different music streaming services

Comparing different music streaming services

We all love music. Whether you enjoy listening to pop, rock, metal or country, music is an integral part of many people’s lives. But how can you jam out to your favorite tunes when there are so many platforms to choose from? Well, look no further, because I’ll be...

The dark side of the K-pop Industry

The dark side of the K-pop Industry

Over the past few years, K-pop has become increasingly popular among people of all ages. Korean pop groups have been breaking records, covering music charts, emerging into the Western entertainment industry and winning the hearts of listeners all around the world....

The Spice of Life podcast: Movies and music

The Spice of Life podcast: Movies and music

The Spice of Life is back with the sixth episode of season two as we follow what’s up-and-coming in entertainment. Listen in as Simona, Karina, and Baran discuss the latest in movies and music. This episode focuses on Sia’s new movie, "Music," the final installment in...