Saturday, February 16, 2013
Mariah Pulice, of Downers Grove, and Alex Oechsel, of Naperville, were both selected to go to Hollywood but didn't make it to the show's Top 40.
Two local American Idol contestants have left the show. Mariah Pulice, of Downers Grove, and Alex Oechsel, of Naperville, were both selected to go to Hollywood at the Chicago auditions. Pulice is a graduate of Downers Grove South High School. Oechsel is a junior at Benet Academy. This week, everyone sent to Hollywood battled to be in the American Idol's Top 40. Pulice and Oechsel were both sent home. The top 40 will now battle to be in the top 20 in Las Vegas. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - There are plenty of ways to keep up on Bolingbrook news:
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
After auditioning in Chicago, Benet Academy junior Alex Oechsel made it to the next round in Fox's 'American Idol.'
Last month, we saw Naperville resident and Benet Academy junior Alex Oechsel seal a trip to Hollywood for Fox's American Idol. READ MORE: Now Oechsel will be back on Fox as American Idol enters Hollywood Week (or, as some call it, hell week). Oeschel will need to go against, and in some cases work with, the other contestants trying to be the next Idol. At the end of the week, only 20 men and 20 women will emerge. Last week, the men were cut down to just 28 left, and this week eight more will go home. American Idol premieres new shows at 7 p.m. CT on FOX this Wednesday and Thursday night. Oechsel made it to the next round after American Idol's season 12 auditions in Chicago. Oechsel is no stranger to the stage as she's performed in …
Friday, January 18, 2013
After auditioning in Chicago, Benet Academy junior Alex Oechsel makes it to the next round in Fox's 'American Idol.'
Is it too early to say "move over Carrie Underwood?" We think not because Naperville resident and Benet Academy junior Alex Oechsel just sealed a trip to Hollywood for Fox's American Idol. READ MORE: Oechsel made it to the next round after American Idol's season 12 auditions in Chicago. The American Idol premiere continues tonight on Fox at 7 p.m. Oechsel is no stranger to the stage as she's performed in numerous productions at North Central College and Benet Academy. Last summer, Oechsel was one of two girls cast as Dorothy in North Central College's production of "The Wizard of Oz". Along with her sister, Taylor, Oechsel also performed in "Annie" in 2011 at North Central. In 2010, Oechsel appeared in "A Year with Frog and Toad", "…
Thursday, January 19, 2012
Are you a fan of the popular reality TV show? Why not blog about it?
Did you catch the season premiere of American Idol last night? Do you plan on watching every episode until a next American Idol is crowned in the coming months? Or maybe you just enjoy watching the abysmal singers crash and burn in front of a national audience? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you should consider blogging for Bolingbrook Patch! We are currently looking for American Idol bloggers and all are welcome to join our blogging team! Becoming a Bolingbrook Patch blogger is easy and allows you to create your own schedule for blogging. We won't require you to submit a minimum number of blogs or give you any deadlines. In fact, you can even become a one-and-done blogger if you find you don't enjoy the exerience. What …