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Select students play for PV Theatre Orchestra

Select students play for PV Theatre Orchestra

Robyn Roznitsky, Staff Writer
March 20, 2015
Filed under Arts

Anything Goes is the typical story of boy-meets-girl, but with a twist: this time, the boy meets the girl on a cruise ship setting sail for London during the 1930s. Pascack Valley Theatre’s cast, crew, and orchestra are performing Anything Goes on March 19th, 20th, and 21st, and tickets for students ...

Backstage pass: Anything Goes cast edition

Backstage pass: Anything Goes cast edition

Nicole Zamlout, Staff Writer
March 20, 2015
Filed under Arts, Uncategorized

Today, I want to slip you all into the world of PV Theatre. Now, I know that the ways of theater aren’t very well known to those who aren’t in it, so here is a small trip behind the scenes. The biggest and most important thing to speak about: rehearsal. Rehearsals are scheduled every day after...

Chappie: New robot, old concept

Chappie: New robot, old concept

Anthony Vezza, Staff Film Critic
March 19, 2015
Filed under Arts

At the beginning of "Chappie," Michelle Bradely (Sigourney Weaver) addresses Vincent Moore’s (Hugh Jackman) alternate creation to replace the robot police force as "overkill." Overkill is the most accurate way to describe Neill Blomkamp’s new sci-fi film. "Chappie" takes place in a futuristic...

Keeping Up Appearances: The Creation of “Lady Crew”

Keeping Up Appearances: The Creation of “Lady Crew”

Nina Henry, Staff Writer
March 17, 2015
Filed under Arts

It started as only a handful of students with a passion for fashion design. But in the space of less than four years, the PVHS Theatre costume crew has blossomed into a full-fledged department. While the costume crew has always been an integral part of the theatre program, it has grown exponentially...

“Anything Goes” set for this weekend

“Anything Goes” set for this weekend

Vanessa Rutigliano, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
March 15, 2015
Filed under Arts

This weekend, want to enjoy some music, magic, and mayhem? If so, come out to support the cast and crew of PV Theatre as they present their spring musical, Anything Goes, with music and lyrics by Cole Porter. The performances will be taking place from Thursday, March 19th to Saturday, March 21. Ther...

“Life is Strange” is all kinds of good

“Life is Strange” is all kinds of good

Alex Mailander, Video Game Columnist
March 12, 2015
Filed under Arts

The new game “Life is Strange” is unique in many ways. Its episodic release schedule is akin to Telltale Games’s hit series, “The Walking Dead,” and its story is relatable to an interactive "Twin Peaks," full of teen drama and incompetent adults. Enter Maxine Caulfield, who shares the same...

PV senior wins monologue award at Governor’s Awards Competition

PV senior wins monologue award at Governor’s Awards Competition

Justin Cook, Editor-in-Chief
March 2, 2015
Filed under Arts

On January 31, senior Kira Player won Second Place Dramatic Monologue from the Speech and Theatre Association of New Jersey at the Governor’s Awards Competition. Having performed 4 different monologues throughout the competition, the one she received her award for was from a play entitled House Arr...

Pascack Valley hosts second annual Inter-District Choir Festival

Pascack Valley hosts second annual Inter-District Choir Festival

Lauren Cohen, Managing Editor
February 25, 2015
Filed under Arts

Last Thursday, Pascack Valley hosted the second annual Inter-District Choir Festival. Students participating in the choral programs at both Holdrum Middle School in River Vale and George White Middle School in Hillsdale were invited to perform at this event. The middle schoolers were able to get a taste...

“Boyhood,” “Birdman” predicted as big winners

“Boyhood,” “Birdman” predicted as big winners

Anthony Vezza, Staff Film Critic
February 20, 2015
Filed under Arts

The 87th Academy Awards awards will take place Sunday night at 7 p.m. on ABC. Best Picture Nominees: American Sniper Birdman Boyhood The Imitation Game The Grand Budapest Hotel Selma The Theory of Everything Whiplash Who should win: Boyhood For the most part, 2014 provided an ar...

PV to host Inter-District Choral Festival

PV to host Inter-District Choral Festival

February 9, 2015
Filed under Arts

Pascack Valley High School Choir, under the direction of Mrs. Argine Safari, is proud to sponsor an Inter-District Choral Festival on Thursday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. in the PV school auditorium. Everyone is invited to attend. Admission is free, and refreshments will be sold during the intermission. The...

PV Literary Magazine now accepting submissions

PV Literary Magazine now accepting submissions

Jamie Ryu, Staff Writer
February 3, 2015
Filed under Arts, PV Life, Uncategorized

The Pascack Valley Literature and Arts Magazine, Outside In, is currently accepting submissions for this spring’s publication. This year, for the first time in three years, the literary magazine will be accepting musical submissions, which must be original pieces and—if accepted—will be rec...

PV Rocks: Where the teachers put on the show!

PV Rocks: Where the teachers put on the show!

Serena Steinfeld, Staff Writer, "Valley Gal" blogger
January 21, 2015
Filed under Arts, Video

Want to see all your favorite teachers on the stage? Come to PV Rocks on Wednesday, January 28th at 7 pm! Teachers rocking the stage include: Ms. Tina Marchiano, Mr. Anthony Judilla, Ms. Christine Steinmetz,  Ms. Christine Back, Mr. Matthew Morone, Mr. Paul Zeller, Mr. Bob Buesser, ...

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