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Top 30 Albums of 2016

January 5, 2017

2016 was a fantastic year for music-- old musicians surpassed their previous projects and new artists broke new ground. There were some great highlights and a couple of low points, but these are my top 30 favorite albums of 2016. 1. Atrocity Exhibition – Danny Brown The absolute best hip-hop project of 2016 and the best musical project overall.  Danny Brown builds a vibe throughout the album that makes it seem like he’s playing with death...

D.I.Y. Gift: Canvas for College

December 12, 2016

Need a gift idea for the holidays? Here's a fun and easy gift idea for your friends on their way to college!

PLD Drama’s Production of Elf, Jr.

PLD Drama’s Production of Elf, Jr.

December 9, 2016

Dunbar Drama class 3 put on the production of 'Elf' for several elementary school classes.

Dunbar’s Winter Music Concert at Singletary Center

Dunbar’s Winter Music Concert at Singletary Center

December 9, 2016

Dunbar's music department, including choir, band and orchestra, performed at the Singletary Center on Dec. 7.

Unlearn Fear + Hate

Unlearn Fear + Hate

November 18, 2016

Dunbar students participated in an art project, "Unlearn Fear + Hate," all around the school in order to promote public dialog and civic engagement.

Dunbar Hosts Lexington Art Project “Unlearn Fear and Hate”

November 7, 2016

Dunbar art teacher, Ms. Debbie Eller, brought Kurt Gohde and Kremena Todorova's latest project, "Unlearn Fear and Hate," to Dunbar. The Transylvania University professors are known for their community art projects, and this project's message for the people of Lexington is to rethink stereotypes and get to know one another better. This video features a poem by Frank X. Walker, "Love Letter to the World,"...

Review: Fox’s Take on The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Review: Fox’s Take on The Rocky Horror Picture Show

November 4, 2016

In 1975, when most of our parents were barely in school, a movie came out that spurred an overnight cult following. The Rocky Horror Picture Show, starring Barry Bostwick as Brad, Susan Sarandon as Janet and Tim Curry in his breakout film roll as Dr. Frank-N-Furter, parodied and paid tribute to science fiction/horror movies of the mid-twentieth century. Initially, it wasn’t well received by criti...

PLD Drama Presents Monster

PLD Drama Presents Monster

October 21, 2016

Dunbar's theatre program presented "Monster" during English classes on Thursday and Friday.

PLD Marching Band Earns Grand Champions Title

PLD Marching Band Earns Grand Champions Title

October 20, 2016

Following their win at Dixie Heights High School, the PLD marching band was crowned grand champions on Oct. 15 in the Commodore Classic hosted at Tates Creek High School. The band competed in class 5A against Madison Central and Lafayette High School. After a short morning rehearsal, the band traveled to Tates Creek High School for their preliminary performance. They earned first place, ahead of Madis...

PLD Drama Presents Monster

PLD Drama Presents Monster

October 12, 2016

The drama department is preparing for upcoming performances of their fall play, Monster, which centers on the story of author Mary Shelley (neé Goodwin) as she wrote the novel Frankenstein. The one act play has been described as eerie and mysterious, but it also has a historical element, following the narrative of Frankenstein's genesis. “This show has such a deep underlying meaning that ...

Game of Thrones Predictions

Game of Thrones Predictions

October 3, 2016

Another explosive season of Game of Thrones has come and gone. The last episode alone left behind tremendous repercussions. Beware, there are spoilers ahead. Let’s take a look at what happened in the last two episodes. Ramsay Bolton and his army were defeated in the Battle of the Bastards. Once Jon took his turn on him, he handed Ramsay over to his younger “half-sister” so she could get he...

Isaiah Rashad and The Sun’s Tirade

September 29, 2016

T.D.E. rapper and Tennessee M.C. Isaiah Rashad delivered his sophomore album with a sleepy, anxious determination. Rashad had no hesitations when it came to airing his dirty laundry. The Sun’s Tirade lets us in on personal battles with addiction, depression and fatherhood, entirely reminiscent of his debut Cilvia Demo. This kind of bravery seems to be a cornerstone of the T.D.E. formula, a proces...