The 25tr Anuall Puttnamn Counti Spellingh Bie, sorry, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee directed by Emily Kassie ’14 finished its four night run with a side-splitting, heartwarming and just plain f-u-n finale Monday at the PW Downspace. Spelling Bee, which revolves around the titular Bee and the six eager spellers who yearn to take home the coveted trophy, is filled with strong performances and equally dazzling musical numbers thanks to the musical direction of Diego Ramos Rosas ’12. Each speller honestly portrays a particular adolescent insecurity and an unbridled enthusiasm for life as they are skillfully guided through the competitive process by Rona Lisa Peretti and Vice Principal Douglas Panch, played by Ellora Vilkin ’14 and Will Ruehle ’13, respectively. It might not be Scripps, but it surely has songs. More on the Bee after the jump. Continue Reading
Ratty Vs. V-Dub, 12/5
Ratty: Cheese Ravioli with Pink Vodka Sauce, Orange Beef Pad Thai, Braised Leeks Provencale, Braised Cauliflower
V-Dub: Breaded Chicken Fingers, Vegetarian Baked Beans, Vegan Beet and Kale Patty, Green Beans with Tomatoes, Sticky Rice
Advantage: V-Dub. Dem chicken fingers doe.
Ratty: Orange Chipotle-Glazed Tofu, Scallops with Noodles Stir Fry, Vegan Carrots with Tequila, Vegan Lemon Rice
V-Dub: German Sausage Chowder, Grilled Turkey Burger, Vegetarian Chili Cheese Soup, Roasted Vegetable Melange, Creole Mayo
Advantage: Ratty. Carrots and tequila is an epic combination – beta-carotene and fermented cacti unite!