Academy Chronicle

Publishers’ Playlist: Fall

Publishers' Playlist: Fall

Casey Chan and Brian Cho

November 27, 2016

Fall Playlist: Some songs are great for any season, and fall is a great time to catch up on listening to new music. Below is a compilation of the songs that we have enjoyed during the autumn months. With a mix of indie and RnB, we hope you enjoy these songs! Green & Gold by Lianne La Hav...

ARW: Anderson Rabin Wakeman Perform Classic “Yes” Songs at the Wellmont Theatre

From left to right: Trevor Rabin, Louis Molino III, Jon Anderson, Lee Pomeroy, and Rick Wakeman at the Wellmont Theatre in Montclair, NJ on October 24, 2016

Brian Cho

November 2, 2016

Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin, and Rick Wakeman, former members of the progressive rock band Yes, joined together to perform classic Yes songs as the group ARW (Anderson Rabin Wakeman) at the Wellmont Theatre in Montclair on October 24, 2016. The three have not performed together since Yes’s Union Tour...

Publishers’ Playlist: Indie Pop and Jazz Fusion

Publishers' Playlist: Indie Pop and Jazz Fusion

Casey Chan and Brian Cho

September 28, 2016

With summer done, BCA students may feel as though they have little free time on their hands- but don't stop listening to that summer music. One of the major pastimes of BCA students is listening to music. For this reason, we have compiled a list of song that filled our summer and hopefully will fill ...

One Act Play Festival 2016

One Act Play Festival 2016

Elise High

June 2, 2016

As the year winds down, so do the main stage theatre productions at BCA. This spring is especially laid back due to the absence of the annual Spring Play. Yet the senior directed One-Act Play Festival, also put up annually in the spring, is in full swing this year. This annual production of one-act play...

DIY: Halloween Candy Crate

Who knew candy could look so fabulous?

Katelyn Bang

October 27, 2015

As depressing as the start of the school year may be, in the midst of new teachers, quizzes, tests and failing grades, there lies the wondrous holiday of Halloween. With Halloween coming to us on a Saturday this year, there are just more reasons to celebrate! No matter what you may be doing Octob...

Netflix More Popular than Cable Television at BCA

Netflix allows for easy online viewing of  movies and shows and is the most popular form of movie and show viewership at BCA.

Simona Vigodner

June 10, 2015

Headphones out, laptop screens on. Walking down the hallway of BCA, there is always some kind of online activity. Some students are doing homework; others are entertaining themselves, most often by watching movies or television shows. In today’s day and age, technology has made it easier to get a...

Judas Priest: Redeemer of Souls

To be released on July 8th, 2014, Redeemer of Souls is a triumphant album by Judas Priest.

Nicholas Cho

June 23, 2014

Even into their 45th year of their career, British heavy metal titans Judas Priest continue to capture their classic raw and heavy sound in their new studio album, Redeemer of Souls. This album marks Judas Priest’s first album since 2008, which saw the release of Nostradamus.  To make the ant...

Eric Johnson: Europe Live

Nicholas Cho

June 10, 2014

Europe Live proves again that Eric Johnson is one of the best live guitarists today. To be released on June 24th, 2014, Europe Live is a career-spanning collection of 14 cuts from Johnson’s recent 2013 Europe tour. The album features Chris Maresh on bass and Wayne Salzmann II on drums, and i...

Oz Noy Showcases New Album “Twisted Blues Vol. 2” Live at the Iridium

Oz Noy Showcases New Album

Nicholas Cho

May 27, 2014

On the evening of Saturday May 17th, Israeli jazz fusion guitarist Oz Noy performed a set of fresh cuts from his new album, Twisted Blues Vol. 2, at the Iridium Jazz Club in New York City with his group, the Oz Noy Trio. The guitarist was backed by world-renowned drummer Keith Carlock (John Mayer/ Steel...

Book Review: Young Money by Kevin Roose

Book Review: Young Money by Kevin Roose

Caitlin Chan

May 23, 2014

   Pictured above is the front book cover of Young Money by Kevin Roose Young Money by Kevin Roose is a fantastic, enlightening read that I highly recommend to anybody who is either pursuing a career in finance or is even remotely interested in the life of a banker. The book is narrative non-fiction, following eight young financial workers t...

Frozen: Is It Worth the Hype?

Frozen is the best selling animated film of all time. How does its success resonate with students at BCA?

Meena Raman

May 9, 2014

These days, hearing the opening notes of the famous Disney hit, "Let it Go," can be a possible source of annoyance for some, excitement for others, and in certain extreme cases, the cause of vivacious group sing-alongs. The immense popularity of the song, however, is just an example of the viral success of Frozen, an ani...

Jack Bruce: Silver Rails

Throughout his long career, Jack Bruce has influenced many musicians including Paul McCartney, Sting, and Flea.

Nicholas Cho

March 21, 2014

It may have been 10 years since Jack Bruce released his last solo album, More Jack Than God, but Silver Rails is definitely worth the wait. Bruce is considered to be one of the greatest bassists of all time, well-known as a founding member of the rock power trio, Cream, and for his fretless b...