The Optimist

Behind the Friday music

Hanh Tam Bui and Melissa Thomas

October 11, 2019

For as long as many students at South have known, one of the defining traits of Fridays at school is the music playing in between each passing period. However, little do they know that there is a method behind the weekly musi...

Lotus on a budget

Hanh Tam Bui, Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

The 26th Annual Lotus World Music and Arts Festival is planned to run from  Sept. 26 until Sept. 29, as the downtown Bloomington area will be alive with music and people in the streets. While paying for passes may be a concern for...

Song of the Week: December 10

Song of the Week: December 10

Jackson Moore, Tommy McEvilly, Noah Moore, and Calvin Prenkert

December 18, 2018

Song of the Week: December 3rd

Song of the Week: December 3rd

Calvin Prenkert, Tommy McEvilly, Noah Moore, and Jackson Moore

December 10, 2018

Song of the Week- November 12th

Song of the Week- November 12th

Calvin Prenkert, Tommy McEvilly, Noah Moore, and Jackson Moore

November 16, 2018

BEAT Fall Show

Tommy McEvilly

September 24, 2018

Over the last few years BEAT, Bloomington Expressive Arts Training, has grown to become a prominent member of the arts community in Bloomington, and the group continues to grow to this day. BEAT has a wide array of programs bu...

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