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Patriot Press Reviews: The Martian

Katrina Filer, Staff Writer

December 7, 2015

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

“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

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

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

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

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

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...

Q&A with the Stars: Truman Ricks and Anna Woldstad

Jocelyn Tierney, Entertainment Editor

October 21, 2015

“As You Like It” is this year’s fall play that will be showing November 19, 20, and 21. It has drama, comedy, action, and music all taking place in a steampunk forest. The female protagonist is Rosalind (Anna Woldstad), whose father is exiled, breaking her heart until she meets Orlando (Truman...

Best Haunted Houses in the 425

Jocelyn Tierney, Entertainment Editor

October 21, 2015

What? Kube 93.3 Haunted House: Georgetown Morgue Where? 5000 E Marginal Way S Seattle WA When?Friday and Saturday 7pm -12pm,Thursday and Sunday 7pm- 10pm How much? $21.00 Review: It was SO scary. My eyes were closed most the time but when I opened them I was utterly delighted with fear. There were...

Fall Bucket List

Jocelyn Tierney, Entertainment Editor

October 21, 2015

1) Jump in a big pile of leaves 2) Visit a Pumpkin Patch (Some local ones are Trinity Tree Farm & Fox Hollow Farms) 3) Splash in Puddles 4) Inhale the crisp, fall air 5) Tailgate at an LHS football game 6) Bake anything Pumpkin related (refer to last year’s October issue for a full list!) 7)...

The Drowsy Chaperone: anything but a snooze

Paige Hopkins, Staff Writer

June 2, 2015

“That’s just what the show is: fun,” proclaims the character known only as “Man in Chair” during the Patriot Players’ production of “The Drowsy Chaperone.” And he’s exactly right. From impressive dance sequences, to pastry puns, to eye-catching costumes, to spit-takes and some outlandish...

The lazy Patriot’s guide to the mug cake

Hannah Matson, Creative Director

April 24, 2015

1. COMBINE 2 tablespoons of melted butter and 1 egg in a microwaveable mug that can hold approximately 1 cup of liquid. Mix together thoroughly; the resulting goup should look consistently yellow and eggy. 2. THIS STEP IS VITAL TO THE SUCCESS OF YOUR CAKE. Take another mug that can hold about 1 cup...

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