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Day in the life: Musical Edition

Bailie Shultz, Staff Writer

April 18, 2016


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Coming this April is the spring musical, Fiddler on the Roof. Here is a sneak peak on the everyday activities of an actor and stage manager. Keep reading to find out what they did on March 9. Actor: Nick Cacchoine Schedule: 2:30: Snack time 2:45: Warmup / Shake out 3:00: Practicing Dream Scene 3:30-...

Press Picks: TV Series

February 26, 2016


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Lose yourself this mid-winter break through days of seemingly endless TV marathoning. The Patriot Press has come up with a few recommendations that will send you into an abyss of heart-wrenching pain, laugh-out-loud humor, and inspiring character development. The unique retelling of Arthurian tales:...

TeenTix helps teens experience Seattle’s art scene

Issabelle Hayden, Senior Writer

February 26, 2016


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Plays, musicals, comedy shows, symphonies: although these are not the evening events that many teens frequent, TeenTix is working to change that. TeenTix is a free service that partners with organizations in Seattle to provide opportunities for teens to experience the Seattle art scene without the large...

The 10th Annual Patriot Awards

Jocelyn Tierney, Entertainment Editor

February 26, 2016


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After a decade of recording what the Liberty student body deems the best in the entertainment industry, we take a look back at what the students of 2006 thought along with presenting the 2016 winners (based on a survey of 250 Liberty students representing all four grades). Movies: Best Action-...

Patriot Press Reviews: Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

Wyatt Waters, Staff Writer

December 7, 2015


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Amidst the endless uninspired military first-person-shooters, there are few games in the action genre that remind people of what an excellent video game looks like. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain fulfills this promise, and defies that trend of bland military games through its intricate gameplay,...

Patriot Press Reviews: The Martian

Katrina Filer, Staff Writer

December 7, 2015


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The Martian is a movie that follows the story of a man named Mark Watney, who was stranded on Mars after his fellow astronauts left him, supposedly dead, on the planet after a storm. I was skeptical at first about watching two and a half hours about a lonely guy trying to survive in space. However,...

Patriot Press Reviews: Scream Queens

Jocelyn Tierney, Entertainment Editor

December 7, 2015


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“All over the place” is probably the right term to describe this show. It feels like Ryan Murphy (the creator) is trying to combine Glee’s humor with American Horror Story horror with a little bit of Pretty Little Liars-esque mystery. The horror-comedy “Scream Queens”, which plays on Tuesdays...

Star Wars fans eagerly await for The Force to awaken

Katrina Filer, Staff Writer

December 7, 2015


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Anticipation hovers over the geeks of Liberty. Fans are plagued by that mixture of uncontrollable excitement and unstoppable nervousness. That desperate hunger for Star Wars lives in their brains like a starving Sarlacc that has been waiting far too long for its next meal. The next Star Wars movie is...

Behind the scenes

Jocelyn Tierney, Entertainment Editor

December 3, 2015


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Patriot Player Lindsey VanGerpen (11) is excited for her next performance as Celia in “As You Like It” while crew member Audrey Owen (9) delicately curls VanGerpen’s hair. There are so many details involved in creating a production as spectacular as this—hair, makeup, costumes, sets, and stage...

Commander of the Curtains

Commander of the Curtains

Jocelyn Tierney, Entertainment Editor

December 3, 2015


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Stage Manager, Julia Spain (11), gives stage directions to the crew of “As You Like It”. This is Spain’s first production as the primary stage manager. In previous years, Spain has been a part of the crew and has assistant stage managed productions such as “You Can’t Take it with You”. Spain’s...

Putting on the final touches

Putting on the final touches

Jocelyn Tierney, Entertainment Editor

December 3, 2015


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Theatre enthusiasts Colette Beckmann (11) and Lindsey VanGerpen (11) are excited for their third performance of William Shakespeare’s “As You Like It” on Thursday, November 19. VanGerpen plays the role of Celia in the play, and Beckmann is part of the stage crew. “For me, the most important part...

Solidifying the game plan

Solidifying the game plan

Jocelyn Tierney, Entertainment Editor

December 3, 2015


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Assistant stage managers Haley Sefi-Cyr and Amanda Ross confirm their plans with director Micheal Butterworth to ensure that their production “As You Like It” will run as smoothly as possible for their actors and actresses. “At first I was a little nervous about helping to run the production, but...

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