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Joanne

Joanne

Lauren Girgis, Staff Writer/ A&E Editor
December 6, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Audio, Review

Lady Gaga released her brand new album Joanne on Oct. 21, which takes listeners on an emotional journey with a major stylistic shift from Gaga’s previous works. In Joanne, which was released by Streamline and Interscope Records, Gaga has formed a completely different vibe and musical style.... Read more »

Chamberlain Ballet presents holiday classic

Chamberlain Ballet presents holiday classic

Abigail Thomas, Staff Writer
December 6, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Review

The Chamberlain School of Ballet performed the Nutcracker elegantly over the Thanksgiving weekend at the Eisemann Center. The Nutcracker is a story written in 1816 by E.T.A Hoffman about a young girl, Clairea Stahlbaum’s favorite Christmas toy, the Nutcracker, coming to life in her dream. He defeats... Read more »

Ouija thrills audience

Ouija thrills audience

Briana Lawson, Staff Writer
November 16, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies & Television, Review

Ouija: Origin of Evil was a sensational horror movie and deserves to be recognized as one of the most exceptional horror movies in the box office this year. Writer and director Mike Flanagan, and co-writer Jeff Howard have certainly outdone themselves and the ratings, according to The Box... Read more »

Gilmore Girls Revival

Gilmore Girls Revival

Grace Tsichlis, Staff Writer
November 16, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies & Television

The beloved comedy-drama show Gilmore Girls is returning to Netflix with four 90 minute episodes, promising the return of Lorelai, her daughter Rory and their witty banter. Entitled Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life, each of the four episodes will correspond with a season, either winter, spring,... Read more »

Olivia Holt Tour Doesn’t Disappoint

Olivia Holt Tour Doesn’t Disappoint

Libby Cooper, Staff Writer
November 14, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Trendy new pop vocalist Olivia Holt embarked on her nationwide tour Rise of a Phoenix in Houston, Texas on Nov. 4. The second performance of her tour took place in Deep Ellum at a popular music venue known as Trees on Nov. 6. Isac Elliot, a 15 year old Finnish pop singer, was the opening... Read more »

Two Door Cinema Club Releases New Album

Two Door Cinema Club Releases New Album

Libby Cooper, Staff Writer
November 10, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Review

    Two Door Cinema Club, an Irish indie rock band, released their ear grabbing third studio album Gameshow with Parlophone Records on Oct. 14.     Gameshow features 15 songs, including two remixes and one live recording. The band has upped the ante since the release of their debut albu... Read more »

Former Disney star embarks on music tour

Former Disney star embarks on music tour

Libby Cooper, Staff Writer
November 2, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

    Olivia Holt, former Disney star turned hit pop vocalist, announced that she will be venturing out on a nationwide tour this November.     After Holt released her debut EP Olivia with Hollywood Records in July, she shot to the top of the charts, debuting at number 19 on the Billboard New Ar... Read more »

Peculiar Book Becomes Movie

Arielle Raveney, Staff Writer
October 24, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The movie Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, rated PG-13, is a book to film adaptation directed by Tim Burton that is full of intriguing characters and exciting circumstances despite being inevitably inaccurate to the book. The movie is based off the book written by Ransom Riggs.... Read more »

The Lost Boy entertains with creation story of Peter Pan

The Lost Boy entertains with creation story of Peter Pan

Libby Cooper, Staff Writer
October 24, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The opening show of Lost Boy, a whimsical play exhibiting themes of love, loss and adventure, was performed for the first time on Oct. 6. This moving production follows James Barrie, played by junior Andy Stratton, as he returns home to Scotland and copes with the resurfaced memories of his... Read more »

Vans Warped Tour set for Dallas show

Vans Warped Tour set for Dallas show

Amanda McNatt, Staff Writer
May 31, 2016
Filed under Music, News

Vans Warped Tour will be coming to Dallas on June 24 at the Gexa Energy Pavilion (located at 1818 1st Avenue, Dallas Texas 75210). This is a can’t miss event with bands like Good Charlotte, American Authors, The Maine, We The Kings, 3OH!3, Sleeping with Sirens, Waka Flocka Flame, and more. There... Read more »

Revamped “The Jungle Book” connects with audiences

Revamped “The Jungle Book” connects with audiences

Amanda McNatt, Staff Writer
May 19, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies & Television, Review, Top Stories

“The Jungle Book” directed by Jon Favreau, attempted to keep original fans happy while also attracting a new, younger audience. The opening scene was a portrayal of the jungle made with computer-generated imagery (CGI), which lead into a view of a pack of CGI wolves that were made so well that one would think the... Read more »

Mr. Plano recap

Mr. Plano recap

Suhina Chopra, Managing Editor
February 23, 2016
Filed under Review, School Events, Student Life, Top Stories

The annual Mr. Plano pageant took place on Saturday, Feb. 13, with 12 male seniors representing various clubs as they vied for the title of Mr. Plano. Each contestant participated in a personality Q&A, talent performance and a style segment, with each contributing to the entertaining nature of ... Read more »

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