Category Archives: Entertainment

Salvage a tragic fantasy football draft with sleepers

Whether your first-round pick has torn his ACL in almost every season of his career or your star wide receiver has already got a concussion in training camp, there is…

Carmel High pit orchestra brings musicals to life

“Can’t you hear it?” Senior Kent Burns tilts his head, listening. There is a surge in the music. “It’s all around me, like a beautiful pink sky.” In this scene…

Downtown Monterey restaurant features flavor, style

The Poke Lab, newly introduced to Alvarado Street, has begun to take downtown Monterey by storm with its low-key environment and revolutionary method of sushi-style bowls, generating a large amount…

My first day at IN-N-OUT

Driving home about three months ago, I passed by a giant red sign that read “IN-N-OUT HIRING,” and I was in desperate need of money, so I applied to my…

Marrying comedy, romance, Greeks and a little letdown

The family you know, love and are grateful isn’t yours is back, bigger and louder than ever in the sequel to “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” the highest-grossing romantic comedy…

Carmel High students pursue YouTube as creative outlet

YouTube reigns as the world’s most popular online video site, with users watching a whopping 4 billion hours of video every month and uploading 72 hours of video every minute….

Don Perry publishes book on 30-year career in music

As a campus supervisor at Carmel High, Don Perry is known for his humor and his smile. As a music supervisor in Hollywood, he was known for his integrity and…

Martel takes readers to Portugal with latest book

Readers of “Life of Pi” will be pleased to see Yann Martel’s new novel, “The High Mountains of Portugal,” the engaging spiritual successor to his Man Booker Prize-winning work. “The…

Film making on the Monterey Peninsula over the years

For the past century, the scenery and beauty of the Monterey Peninsula have lured many filmmakers and their movie making magic. Classics such as “Play Misty for Me” and “A…

Discovering the culture, spirit of Monterey Peninsula

There are countless historical and cultural sites throughout the Peninsula, from Monterey to Big Sur, that house memories, art and fantastic views, encapsulating the spirit of the region and simply…