West Side Story

  • The last day of 2nd trimester is Tuesday, Feb. 27.

  • Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble have a concert Feb. 21 at 7:30 p.m.

  • Orchestra has a concert Feb. 22 in the Arganbright Auditorium at 7:30 p.m.

  • Last day to order a yearbook is Friday, Feb. 23.

Harry Westergaard
Harry Westergaard is a junior at West High. This is his second year on staff, where he works as a reporter and film critic. When not pouring his heart out for the paper, he enjoys reading books, listening to music and watching films.

Harry Westergaard, Arts Editor, Reporter, Film Critic

Feb 10, 2018
The Coen Brothers graphed (Story)
Jan 22, 2018
“Three Billboards” boasts poor writing and characterization (Story)
Jan 12, 2018
“All the Money in the World” delivers standard thriller fare (Story)
Dec 22, 2017
Zach Wahls kicks off senate campaign to packed house (Story)
Dec 12, 2017
Five holiday classics from the 80’s to revisit (Story)
Dec 03, 2017
“Murder on the Orient Express” delivers exquisitely shot blockbuster fare (Story)
Nov 18, 2017
“Thor: Ragnarok” amazes with space opera flair (Story)
Nov 01, 2017
Baumbach scores again with “The Meyerowitz Stories (new and selected)” (Story)
Oct 25, 2017
“Blade Runner 2049” exceeds and underwhelms as a sequel (Story)
Oct 21, 2017
October horror movie showings (Story)
Oct 15, 2017
Local film “Saving Brinton” celebrates Iowa and film history (Story)
Oct 04, 2017
Legendary rock star Tom Petty dies, aged 66 (Story)
Sep 23, 2017
“Art House Theater Day” celebrates the experience of cinema (Story)
Sep 18, 2017
Offbeat comedy “Brigsby Bear,” shines with heartfelt weirdness (Story)
Sep 10, 2017
Best Netflix Arrivals, September 2017 (Story)
Aug 28, 2017
Ben Folds excels at tour kick-off in Davenport (Story)
May 23, 2017
Roger Moore, former “James Bond” actor dies (Story)
May 18, 2017
9 things to do in Iowa City, summer movie events, and literature festivals (Story)
May 04, 2017
What to expect from “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” (Story)
Mar 10, 2017
“Logan” exceeds genre tropes with gritty character study (Story)
Mar 05, 2017
Jordan Peele establishes directorial talents with suspenseful and hilarious “Get Out” (Story)
Feb 15, 2017
Most anticipated films of 2017 (Story)
Feb 11, 2017
Patrisse Cullors of #BlackLivesMatter speaks to packed house at Englert (Story)
Jan 25, 2017
10 best films of 2016 (Story)
Jan 21, 2017
Iowa City actors band together for protest reading (Story)
Jan 09, 2017
Rogue One is the perfect ‘Star Wars’ prequel (Story)
Dec 21, 2016
What to watch to prep for the Golden Globes (Story)
Nov 23, 2016
Students speak up against hate and discrimination (Story)
Nov 12, 2016
Students oppose hateful rhetoric with afternoon protest (Story)
Nov 02, 2016
Fargo plays at FilmScene for twentieth anniversary (Story)
Oct 19, 2016
The Book of Mormon ends run at Hancher (Story)
Oct 13, 2016
“The Birth of a Nation” fails to live up to title (Story)
Sep 29, 2016
John Waters at the Englert preview (Story)
Sep 15, 2016
Hanks and Eastwood pilot “Sully” biopic successfully (Story)
Sep 08, 2016
“Don’t Think Twice” nails why improv is special (Story)
Apr 27, 2016
COLORS present at Governor’s Conference (Story)
Apr 24, 2016
Blue Velvet (1986) review (Story)
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