Orchesis will host their 19th annual Dance for Life Next Generation event on Sunday, March 3rd from 5 to 7 p.m. The proceeds are donated to Dance for Life and the Children’s Place Association. The event will feature eleven youth companies performing professionally choreographed pieces by Chicago’s premier artists. Tickets for the benefit are $12.
by Megan Jones, Editor-in-Chief After advancing to finals in their last competition at El Paso, New Dawns will compete again at the Chicagoland Competition, held at Hersey High School tomorrow morning at 8 a.m. The show features songs such as “Fighter” by Christina Aguilera and “Lean Into It” by Sugarland and consists of the theme “Overcoming Adversity.” At the El Paso competition, New Dawns placed 6 out of 7 and made it to finals, which was a feat unaccomplished in years.
by Frida Valdés, Feature Editor As Fernando Garza, senior, makes an entrance through a black door on the stage during the Variety Show rehearsal, cards cascade from his mouth. Audience members cheer him on as he begins to shuffle the cards for his magic trick. Garza performs street magic at mall centers, parties and around town. His involvement increased this summer, but he has been interested in practicing magic tricks since he was 15. He was driven by people’s reactions and amusement. As Garza stands onstage, he asks for two volunteers from the audience. He has each volunteer deal out…
Photos by Frida Valdés, Feature Editor, and Kristina Piamonte, Photo Editor
by Rosalie Chan, Web & News Editor