Category Archives: Entertainment

CHS bad Goodword performing in community until members go to college

BY ATHENA FOSLER-BRAZIL Standing on a low stage at the end of a long rectangular room in the East Village Coffee Lounge in Monterey, TJ Sullinger, sporting a flannel and…

Summer baking on the sweet side

BY ASHA JOHNSTON   When thinking of summer, only one thought comes to mind: food. Whether you’re swimming in Antarctica or getting eaten by any of the 5,000 poisonous animals…

Local bands strum together creating a collective to support each others’ careers

BY BECCA GOREN   Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” emerged as Kurt Cobain strung together power chords in the garage in the back of his house. Monterey County-based bands The…

Miranda and the Beat brings soulful tunes, spectacular live shows

BY ARCHER MICHAELS “We just want to rule the world,” Carmel High School alumna Miranda Zipse says about her band Miranda and the Beat. “Is that too much to ask?”…

Graduating photographer’s passion not strictly academic

BY QUINN SPOONER With Carmel High School’s 76th edition of the El Padre yearbook set to release in mid-May, senior Luke DePalatis wraps up his second year as chief editor…

Summer Music 2018: A perfect festival for every fan

BY ELLA FOSTER California Roots May 25-27 Monterey County Fairgrounds   If you’re looking for a grand kick off to summer, this three-day reggae festival full of vendors, food trucks…

George Ezra tops debut with shining sophomore effort

BY MILES PREKOSKI In 2014, George Ezra released the third top-selling album of the year. After a four-year drought, fans were left wondering if Ezra would release a sophomore album…

5 ways to travel this summer without going broke

BY JULIA SUDOL It’s the middle of June, the sun is shining, and, let me guess, you’re in your room scrolling through Instagram, drooling over the blue and white photos…

Sandpiper critic selects all-time must reads for summer

BY PETER ELLISON As the last installment of Peter’s Picks for the school year, I’ve decided to present a few of my all-time favorites to you. These aren’t new releases…

‘Fortnite’ Craze outlasts any passing fancy

BY PETER ELLISON While many trends and phenomena come and go in the blink of an eye, few recently have been as large or successful as the rise of “Fortnite:…