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Artist Of The Issue: Aaron Bronfman A Pyschedelic Revolution

In the poem “American Sex Drugs and Rock and Roll in the Age of the Amphetamine Salt,” Aaron Bronfman ’15 wrote about the millennial generation in a startling, almost psychedelic style. Inspired by revolutionary Beatnik writers like Allen Ginsberg, Bronfman thought about the “generation of ...

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DA Music Tour: Heart And Soul

For many Deerfield students, spring break was a welcome vacation. However, 30 musicians involved in orchestra and choir spent the two-week interval on the first-ever Deerfield music tour. The tour was divided into two parts: 10 days in Korea and 4 days in Hong Kong. During their stay, not only did ...

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The Tempest Takes The Stage

On March 25, 2015, the Aquila Theatre Acting Company performed Shakespeare’s The Tempest in the Hess Auditorium. The Aquila troupe, founded in London in 1991 by Peter Meineck, traveled through 70 towns and cities in the United States before finishing its tour at Deerfield Academy. Aquila Theater ...

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Tracks In DA’s Studio

Ed Sheeran. Taylor Swift. Sam Smith. Iggy Azalea. These are some of the world’s most popular artists, all releasing songs and albums that become overnight hits. But behind each hit is a great producer. At Deerfield, students who are interested in music production and songwriting have a chance to ...

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Deerfield’s Secret Art Scene

“Did you even know where the old art gallery was?” Art History teacher and Gallery Curator Lydia Hemphill asked. A large number of students, both then and now, would reply, “No.” ​When the Charles P. Russell Gallery in the old Memorial Building basement, Ms. Hemphill said that during ...

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Tomas Milmo ‘15 Works His “Magic”

At School Meeting a few weeks ago, the Deerfield community heard Tomás Milmo ’15 perform “Magic,” an original song from his upcoming album. Milmo started playing classical piano at age six. He had a teacher for as long as he lived in Mexico, but when he moved to Vail at age 13, he went ...

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Kento Cubed

Recently, Kento Yamamoto ‘16 has been exploring a new art form known as Rubik’s Cube art.  These modern pieces entail twisting Rubik’s Cubes into elaborate works of art. Yamamoto currently has one of his projects displayed in the Hess Center. The mosaic features Frank Boyden, Deerfield’s ...

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Deerfield Theater Picks Up [Ms.] Speed

New Teaching Fellow Katie Speed is not only teaching acting, but also directing the spring production. “As soon as I was finished touring Deerfield, I knew I could see myself working here,” reflected Ms. Speed. “While interacting with the students, I noticed immediately how kind and helpful ...

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What’s Your Fire This Time?

When Deerfield Academy students returned from Winter Break, many noticed the black—and—white fliers featuring a simple, bold message—“The Fire This Time”—without any explanation. Director of Inclusion and Community Life Marjorie Young, a member of The Fire This Time management team, ...

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Artist of the Issue: Chloe So ’15

Four-year senior Chloe So developed a passion for art at a very young age. Her parents enrolled her in classes ranging from baby arts and crafts, to Chinese paintings, to clay sculpting lessons. But as her schedule became busier, her parents urged her to stop taking so many art classes. She, ...

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