The Boiling Point

Computer art goes beyond four-cornered paper

Computer art goes beyond four-cornered paper

March 6, 2014

“All art is technological,” explains science teacher Dr. Jay Smallwood. Each period of art history, he explained, is influenced by the innovations...

Live-blog of the Oscars

Live-blog of the Oscars

March 2, 2014

9:00 PM: Hope you enjoyed the songs, jokes & fun of the 86th Oscars! Goodnight :) 8:58 PM: Well, that was my first time watching the Oscars all...

Five actors, 100 roles, 39 Steps

Five actors, 100 roles, 39 Steps

January 28, 2014

For its main fall production, Shalhevet’s drama department performed the 2006 Tony award-winning hit, The 39 Steps. The play, an adaptation of Alfred...

Photojournalism exhibit captures range of human experiences

Photojournalism exhibit captures range of human experiences

January 16, 2014

Some photos capture pure beauty, such as landscapes and water-filled caves, while others attempt to change the world by exposing the public to its flaws,...

Video game blends humor, tranquility and wrath

Video game blends humor, tranquility and wrath

December 3, 2013

Have you ever wondered what it feels like to skydive out of a cargo plane while watching it gracefully crash behind you against the backdrop of a sunset?...

Captain Phillips displays heroism at sea, with much suspense

Captain Phillips displays heroism at sea, with much suspense

December 2, 2013

“I the captain now,” Somali pirate Abduwali Muse tells Captain Richard Phillips while pointing a gun to his head, after he and three fellow pirates ...

‘Anne’ focuses on the universal

‘Anne’ focuses on the universal

November 27, 2013

Upon entering the new Anne Frank exhibit at the Museum of Tolerance, visitors begin to walk through a well-lit corridor. Immediately thereafter, a do...

Newly named ‘Choirhawks’ are all pop and spirit

November 27, 2013

The bell has rung for Town Hall, and everyone seems slightly lethargic except for the members of the choir, who are happily organizing themselves to perfor...

Miley Cyrus morphs into a symbol of gyration nation, but she’s nobody’s role model

Miley Cyrus morphs into a symbol of gyration nation, but she’s nobody’s role model

October 2, 2013

Have you ever heard the old show-biz adage that there’s no such thing as bad publicity?  Well, the scandalous performance put on by Miley Cyrus at last...

Don’t miss it: Israel’s Idan Raichel, ‘one-man Middle East peace accord,’ at UCLA Oct. 10

Don’t miss it: Israel’s Idan Raichel, ‘one-man Middle East peace accord,’ at UCLA Oct. 10

September 30, 2013

By Eric Bazak, Staff Writer Idan Raichel, the Israeli pop singer known for his culturally diverse music, is coming to town on Oct. 10 to play at UCLA ...

MOVIE REVIEW: Combining fiction and reality, ‘Butler’ traces brave fight for freedom

September 25, 2013

Cecil Gains and his father are flipping soil vigorously on a cotton plantation, enjoying one another’s company, until they hear a scream. Cecil’s mother...

‘Nashville Nights’ bids a memorable farewell to stars of the very talented class of ‘13

‘Nashville Nights’ bids a memorable farewell to stars of the very talented class of ‘13

June 23, 2013

It really doesn’t matter how you classified Shalhevet’s latest production, because it proved one thing for sure:  Shalhevet’s got talent. Nashville Ni...