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Model ‘Twiggy’ painted behind one of the top two muralists in St. Pete, Chad Mizes, very first art gallery at the beginning of his career, Downtown St. Pete, Florida.

The Character Behind St. Pete’s Murals

Grace Manning March 7, 2024

   For years, St. Petersburg, Florida has been known for its murals scattered all around the city, adding a magical touch to the buildings and livelihood of the city. After interviewing the top two...

In the secluded Band Room, juniors Andrew Myint and Ethan Creadon strum out and drum out a community-time jam sesh for their band Very Real.

Feature Article: Very Real

Story Pennock March 7, 2024

     Drumstick beats trip over the music stands, ushering in the trappings of a song. Juniors Andrew Myint and Ethan Creadon play guitar and bass, respectively, switching things up while their lead...

Sophomore Kaelie Dieter flips through her organized phone screen.

The Age of Distraction

Sally Keane March 7, 2024

     Students today have often received a reputation for being easily distracted because of their access to an unlimited amount of information through their phones. On the contrary, a study by Harvard...

“Untitled” portrait by sophomore Anastasia Davis. Davis painted this recently after growing up entrenched in the arts.

Artistry: From Youth and Beyond

Kaelie Dieter March 7, 2024

    “Art is everywhere and for everyone,” said Lower School Art Teacher Lori Auletta. For Auletta, lifelong artistry can stem simply from a supportive classroom environment during formative years....

Freshman Hayden Bean’s nails, painted with a white base and decorated with silver gems.

The Art of Nails Throughout Shorecrest

Sam Ultes March 7, 2024

  Red, pink, navy, chrome, glittery, bejeweled, bedecked—unique. Nail art is an often trivialized form of self-expression yet proves incredibly relevant at Shorecrest. Nail art and fake nails offer...

“Untitled (Yellow and Blue)” painting completed by Mark Rothko in 1954.

This is Art?

Sally Keane November 16, 2023

     In 2013, Barnett Newman’s “Onement VI” sold for $43.8 million at Sotheby’s, nearly doubling the $22.4 million record previously paid for one of the artist’s works. This artwork is part...

Art History Club Co-President junior Josilynn Hart wanders through the MFA galleries after a lecture on feminist artwork.

Museum of Fine Arts Lectures: Shorecrest Students’ Next Big Resume-Building Opportunity?

Story Pennock, Review November 16, 2023

     The Museum of Fine Arts looms over Beach Drive, beckoning the many passers-by to explore. Its seemingly impregnable walls cradle a “cascade of relics” from one-in-a-thousand ancient Greek treasures...

Taylor Swift’s “Eras Tour:” The Magic that Music and Community Can Foster

Odeyah Rozin November 16, 2023

     Taylor Swift, globally-recognized pop artist and icon, is traversing the globe to share the music that so many adore under the guise of the “Eras Tour.” This tour aims to share small pieces...

Shorecrest Gone Wilde: Students Talk about Shorecrest’s Play

Kaelie Dieter November 16, 2023

     “For real though, [I] probably wouldn't go unless I knew about the incest,” sophomore Gia Bessolo said about the Upper School Fall Play, The Importance of Being Earnest. A lack of marketing...

The vinyls at Daddy Cool Records in St. Pete are organized according to genre.

The Resurgence of Vinyl Records

Grace Manning November 16, 2023

    Record players: nostalgic, expensive, and regaining popularity? Among a resurgence of other vintage trends like baggy pants and turntables, vinyl has made a comeback. They are appearing at alarming...

Photo from Lana Del Ray’s “Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd” Tour.

Lana Del Ray: “Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd” Tour

Sam Ultes November 16, 2023

     September 25, 2023—Shorecrest Lana Del Ray fans were blessed with her presence at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa. Her appearance in Tampa is part of Rey’s recent tour, prompted...

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