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M. Night Shyamalan conjures new mind altering thriller

M. Night Shyamalan conjures new mind altering thriller

Khara Ekes, Staff Writer/Layout Editor
February 8
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Review

    Split, written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan, is a thrilling movie that follows the experience of a teenage girl when she is kidnapped with two other girls by a man with dissociative identity disorder (DID).     At the beginning of the film, Casey Cooke, Claire Benoit and Marci...

Nice Work If You Can Get It

Nice Work If You Can Get It

Amanda McNatt, Staff Writer/Features Editor
February 7
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories

     Nice Work If You Can Get It was put on by the Plano theatre department on Jan. 19 - 21 and had audiences enthralled.     The show took place in the 1920’s and focused on a bootlegger named Billie Bendix. Along with Billie’s partners Duke Mahoney and Cookie McGee, her life gets tan...

Joanne

Joanne

Lauren Girgis, Staff Writer/ A&E Editor
December 6
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....

Chamberlain Ballet presents holiday classic

Chamberlain Ballet presents holiday classic

Abigail Thomas, Staff Writer
December 6
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...

Ouija thrills audience

Ouija thrills audience

Briana Lawson, Staff Writer
November 16
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 Office, reflects...

Gilmore Girls Revival

Gilmore Girls Revival

Grace Tsichlis, Staff Writer
November 16
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, summer...

Orchestra students selected for elite ensembles

Orchestra students selected for elite ensembles

Abby Zimmardi, Staff Writer
November 16
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News

Plano orchestra had 22 students make it into All-Region, which are ensembles composed of the best players in the region. Students who made the symphony orchestra were Jocelyn Ho and Alexandria Cui, both on first violin. On second violin, Raymond Jow, Ben Juan, Sharon Zhang and Daniel Wang made it. Jarod...

Band advanced to area competition

Band advanced to area competition

Arielle Raveney, Staff Writer
November 16
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, News

The Wildcat band received 14th out of 25 at area competition on Saturday, Oct. 29 after receiving sweepstakes at UIL on Oct. 22. “I am absolutely proud of the score band received at UIL,” head band director Jason Lewis said. “The students have worked incredibly hard all season, and they were rewarded...

Olivia Holt Tour Doesn’t Disappoint

Olivia Holt Tour Doesn’t Disappoint

Libby Cooper, Staff Writer
November 14
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...

Two Door Cinema Club Releases New Album

Two Door Cinema Club Releases New Album

Libby Cooper, Staff Writer
November 10
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...

Former Disney star embarks on music tour

Former Disney star embarks on music tour

Libby Cooper, Staff Writer
November 2
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...

Peculiar Book Becomes Movie

Arielle Raveney, Staff Writer
October 24
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....

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