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A Colonial Forge News Publication

The Talon

A Colonial Forge News Publication

The Talon

Song Of The Week

Malachi Gatlin, Reporter May 3, 2019

https://youtu.be/ZbZSe6N_BXs I picked the song Happy by Pharrell Williams because it is prom tomorrow and everyone is happy about it. Prom and after prom should be the best night of the year, so be...

Lake Alden: the King George Band Taking Over the Fredericksburg Music Scene

Lake Alden: the King George Band Taking Over the Fredericksburg Music Scene

Aynsleigh Escher, Editor January 28, 2019

The downtown Fredericksburg music scene has long focused on folk and bluegrass music, with very few artists consisting of and playing for younger generations. Recently, however, venues like Katora Coffee...

International Jazz Day

International Jazz Day

Jack Adams, Reporter May 2, 2018

April 30th was International Jazz Day, a day where all around the world people come together to celebrate the roots and rhythms of one of the most loved genre's of music. Jazz has been around for over...

Annual Wind Ensemble Assessment

Ava Alferez, Reporter March 30, 2018

One of Forge's bands, Wind Ensemble, had their assessment at Massaponax High School two days ago, Wednesday 28th. The way it worked was that they played three different songs: a march song, a slow song,...

Jazz Band Playing at Fine Arts Festival

Ava Alferez, Reporter March 30, 2018

Forge’s higher jazz band will be playing at the Fine Arts Festival this Sunday, April 1st (this is not a joke)! The festival will be held at Brooke Point High School and the jazz ensemble will be...

Orchestra Concert Rescheduled

Anne Johnakin, Editor March 21, 2018

The orchestra concert originally scheduled for Tuesday, March 20, was rescheduled for Thursday, March 22, at 7 pm due to weather. This concert is the pre-assessment concert and will showcase all the...

Attention Chorus Students!

Kayliah Hunt-Kendrix , Reporter March 14, 2018

As Choir's assessment and competitions come to an end, they will begin preparing for their annual Spring Pop Concert with this years's theme being Broadway. If you are currently in any of the Chorus ensembles,...

Tri-M Honor Society Reminder

Kayliah Hunt-Kendrix, Reporter February 15, 2018

Reminder to all members of the Tri-M Honor Society to get in the hours that were due at the end of last semester and pay the dues of $15. For any further questions contact the sponsor Mrs. Perry thorough...

Upcoming Concerts For The End Of The Year

Connor Merk, Editor May 10, 2017

The final concerts of the year are coming up for Band, Chorus, and Orchestra. This will conclude the year for these musical groups. All of these events will be held in the auditorium.  Band Concert...

Alex G – “Bobby” Track Review

Gavin Thibodeau, Editor in Chief March 13, 2017

As it so wearily happens every morning, I woke up. The sun had passed me by, coming up the sides of the distant mountains before I could soak myself in night’s last vestiges; in other words, I purposefully...

Awaken, My Love! Album Review

Awaken, My Love! Album Review

Gavin Thibodeau, Editor in Chief December 6, 2016

Jazz’s corpse has been largely untouched for decades, but the occasional gravedigger always surfaces. Long-lived free jazz drummer Bobby Kapp and pianist Matthew Shipp conjured the entirely-improvised...

Battle Born Album Review

Manuel Lemus, Web Content Editor October 24, 2012

After a long hiatus and group solo projects The Killers return with their fourth album Battle Born. Legendary producers Stuart Price, Steve Lillywhite, Damian Taylor and Brendan O'Brien, got together with...

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