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Bark book club: New York Times 2016 Best Sellers

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“The Sellout” offers unusual wit and charm by Alexandra Lee   It is clear why Paul Beatty’s novel, The Sellout, tops 2016 bestseller lists and boasts several prestigious awards. The novel offers a clever and endearing critique on black inner-city society with its humorous wit, sarcasm and charm.  The novel starts off somewhat slowly, allowing […]

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Netflix’s ‘Gilmore Girls’ revival lives up to beloved original

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Full of empty coffee cups, small town charm, and the fast-paced banter that defined the original show, “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life” does not miss a beat in the premiere of this long awaited four-part revival. Staying true to the original plotline of the lives of a mom and a daughter who are […]

World Wrapps made a variety of changes to their popular Marin location, including a new selection of global beverages.

‘World Wrapps 2.0’ unwraps classier, pricier menu

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World Wrapps, shrouded by the cloak of construction for over six months, reopened its doors in the Corte Madera Town Center on Nov. 22 to reveal a revamped menu and interior. The restaurant has long been favored by Redwood students as the perfect place to pick up a tasty and inexpensive lunch, and its smoothies […]

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Rolling Stones’ record returns band to their roots

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How many days does it take the Rolling Stones to record their best album in decades? The answer: only three. With a tracklist comprised entirely of blues cover songs recorded live, The Stones’ latest release and 25th studio album, “Blue and Lonesome,” comes as a revitalizing agent for an aging and conflict-ridden band, harkening back […]

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Bark Bites: festive foods edition

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As the holidays approach, there is a lot to be excited for—carolling, classic movies, decorations, Starbucks’ holiday cup, and most importantly, the food. To celebrate the holiday spirit, the Bark asked Redwood students about their most interesting holiday cuisine. Olivia Winterhalter, 9th grade: Peppermint Bark “I always make gingerbread houses around Christmas, but I think […]

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Gambino’s new album is anything but Childish

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Childish Gambino revealed his talent for hip-hop, jazz and nuanced lyrics with the incorporation of various instrumentals and gospel choruses, creating an eerie tone in his new album “Awaken My Love.” Released on Dec. 2, the album exemplifies Gambino’s diverse talents by veering farther away from the genre of rap than he’s ventured before.   […]

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‘Arrival’ provides a break from the extraterrestrial monotony

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“Arrival” is anything but the stereotypical alien movie. The film is riveting, exploring  human nature, and focusing on the main characters, not the aliens. Based on a short story by Ted Chiang, “Arrival” first premiered at the Venice Film Festival in September, 2016. When 12 giant elliptical pods descend to Earth, the world is left […]

Netflix's hit series "Bloodline" features dark vibes to perfectly complement a rainy day mood.

Avoid the storm, stay warm with these rainy day activities

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The rainy season is approaching! The Bark decided to find the perfect way to spend the day indoors and avoid the gloom in your room. What to watch: The Netflix original series “Bloodline” is the perfect show to watch curled up on t he couch on a rainy day. Set in a Florida Keys community […]

‘American Horror Story’ season six: Don’t watch before going into the woods

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“American Horror Story” is not your typical horror television show. Certain unique attributes, such as a new storyline each season and the tie between these storylines and real life events, make the series highly addictive but also mentally disturbing. The current season, “Roanoke,” is notable for how certain scenes start out quite tranquilly and then […]

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‘Doctor Strange’ portrays Cumberbatch’s usual range

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Mind-boggling special effects, riveting action, and Marvel’s typical comic relief blend together nicely in “Doctor Strange,” an atypical addition to the Marvel cinematic universe in comparison to previous Marvel films. The reality-bending nature of this superhero story provides a truly captivating experience. In the two days since “Doctor Strange” was released, its international revenues have […]