Wildcat Tales

Hidden Figures is out of this world

Hidden Figures is out of this world

Lauren Girgis, Staff Writer/A&E Editor

March 22, 2017


Filed under Review

Hidden Figures is an empowering drama about three African-American women working at NASA to overcome discrimination.     Set in 1960s segregated America, three women, Katherine G. Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer), and Mary Jackson(Janelle Monae), work behind one of the most di...

Sherlock returns with new season

Sherlock returns with new season

Grace Tsichlis, Staff Writer

March 22, 2017


Filed under Review

   Season four of Sherlock returned on Jan. 1 with brand new extremely dark, mind-twisting yet satisfyingly brilliant episodes.    Viewers were left with a cruel cliffhanger at the end of season three in 2014. For longtime fans, they know that this is Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss’s specia...

Graffiti gives Deep Ellum life

Graffiti gives Deep Ellum life

Abigail Thomas, Photo Editor

March 22, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

     Deep Ellum, a haven for jazz music since the 1920s and infused with history dating back to the 1870s, is still known for its flourishing nightlife and the graffiti murals that pay tribute to the progress the neighborhood has made over the last 50 years.     Established in 1873, Deep Ellum, or...

Student directed play baffles viewers

Student directed play baffles viewers

Abby Zimmardi, Staff Writer

March 2, 2017


Filed under Review

    The Bald Soprano, a student directed play, introduces a new perspective to the audience called absurdist fiction circling on the idea of existentialism making it an entertaining and funny production taking place in the home of the Smith’s.     The play opens with a normal looking hu...

Art Honors Society Competition results

Julie Reynolds, Online Editor

February 10, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Art department is proud to announce the results of the National Art Honors Society Competition that took place on Feb. 4. Please Congratulate the following:   YOUNG MASTERS EXHIBIT (Dallas Museum of Art, February 25th – April 16th) Tyler Edmonson (Junior – AP 2D Design) Zhiyuan F...

M. Night Shyamalan conjures new mind altering thriller

M. Night Shyamalan conjures new mind altering thriller

Khara Ekes, Staff Writer/Layout Editor

February 8, 2017


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, 2017


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...

Evolution winter concert ends in encore

Sabrina LeBoeuf, Editor in Chief

December 20, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Review

Evolution, the orchestra’s elite electric ensemble, stunned the audience with their memorized and choreographed holiday performance. The show opened with crowdpleaser “Jingle Bell Hoedown” in which junior Christine Park played out a rebellious character that wanted to add more pizazz to a mainly ...

Winter musical presents 1920’s ambiance

Shida Khorrami, Staff Writer

December 20, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

    Plano Theatre has begun rehearsing for their current show, Nice Work if You Can Get It, which incorporates students from both theatre, and across campus.     “I love how fun this show has already become. I love playing my character and how close the cast has already gotten,” Senior...

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....

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...

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 Office, reflects...

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