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Les Misérables hits box office, fails to live up to hype

Molly Wade, Co-Web Editor
January 24, 2013
Filed under Entertainment

Les Misérables has had a long history of adaptations since the book by Victor Hugo was first written. On Christmas Day, the newest of those adaptations was released in theaters. Being the first take on Les Misérables to be both a movie and a musical, Working Films and Universal Pictures had something...

Winter activities on a budget

Winter activities on a budget

Camryn Fuller, Staff Writer
December 18, 2012
Filed under Entertainment

1. You can go to any dollar store and find string and flitter and other little things to make your very own Christmas ornament. Not only is it affordable, but ornaments are treasures that can be saved and passed on for genertions. 2. Although a white Christmas is unheard of in Texas, you can still make ...

‘Oh, bring us a figgy pudding and a cup of good cheer…’

‘Oh, bring us a figgy pudding and a cup of good cheer…’

Ana Gutierrez, Entertainment Editor
December 13, 2012
Filed under Entertainment

The colorful splendor from the lights across the street and the taste of hot chocolate on the tip of the tongue are just two clues that Christmas is here. Soon enough, the smell of cookies will fill the air as hungry relatives occupy your house for the holidays. Gift giving can be tricky at times, but...

You Should See What I See: Playing for Keeps, Les Miserables, The Hobbit bedazzle holiday season

You Should See What I See: Playing for Keeps, Les Miserables, The Hobbit bedazzle holiday season

Snovia Moiz, Staff Writer
December 12, 2012
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Playing For Keeps- From the director of The Pursuit of Happiness and Seven Pounds, Playing for Keeps stars Gerard Butler, Jessica Biel, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Uma Thurman and Dennis Quaid. Not your traditional romantic comedy, the plot follows a former soccer star that has lost his job and fame. As reali...

Stars shine at open mic night

Stars shine at open mic night

Shiva Mirzahaidar, Voice Editor
November 5, 2012
Filed under Entertainment

With the hushed murmurs of a crowd of about forty people and the smell of freshly brewed coffee lingering in the air, a series of local performers made Nov 2’s open mic night at Starbucks a memorable experience. The three-hour venue included performers such as Crimson Arrow, a well-known local band...

‘ Everything Has Changed’: Swift impresses with “Red”

‘ Everything Has Changed’: Swift impresses with “Red”

Gabrielle Deckelman, Features Editor
November 5, 2012
Filed under Entertainment

Taylor Swift released her fourth album titled “Red”, on Monday, Oct 22.  Known for her bitter love songs aimed towards the hearts of ex-boyfriends, Swift’s album hit number one on iTunes in 31 countries after being released for only one day. “Red” reclassifies Swift. Previously known for...

Wallflower film blossoms

Wallflower film blossoms

Elizabeth Hale, Co- Web Editor
November 2, 2012
Filed under Entertainment, Entertainment

Generally, movie adaptations of best-selling books have a tough time on the big screen, which was why Summit Entertainment’s The Perks of Being a Wallflower did not excite me at first. I read the book before I entered high school and it is still one of my favorites. When you fall in love with a b...

‘Second time’s the charm’

Sofia Guevara, Staff Writer
October 5, 2012
Filed under Entertainment

Upcoming film releases include enticing sequels of past popular films. Which one will be successful at the box office? Which one will break their past film records? Taken 2 Three year ago Taken opened in theaters, which starred Liam Neeson as retired CIA agent, Bryan Mills. Mills’ world turned upsi...

Cinco royalty: getting to know 2012 Homecoming Court

Cinco royalty: getting to know 2012 Homecoming Court

October 3, 2012
Filed under Entertainment

  Read on to discover everything you need to know to choose this year’s Homecoming King and Queen. Who will win your vote? Lori Schaefer Q: As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? A: My dream was to be a pop star and to be singing and dancing on a huge stage for thousands of people. This of...

Experimental group continues to create new sounds

Experimental group continues to create new sounds

Shiva Mirzahaidar, Voice Editor
October 3, 2012
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The neo-psychedelic group Animal Collective recently released Centipede Hz, their ninth studio album. The group has been a leader of experimental rock since the start of the new millennium, evolving their garish, vibrant sound into a dreamy collection of roused vocals that are seamlessly weaved i...

Bold second album allows for growth

Bold second album allows for growth

Shiva Mirzahaidar, Voice Editor
September 27, 2012
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Indie pop band The XX recently released their sophomore album, Coexist. The London based quartet-turned-trio gained worldwide recognition from their debut album, xx, in 2009 due to its minimalistic, whispery nature. The groups skeletal quality, a trademark sound for them, is present with their latest...

Bravo presents its spin on musical

Bravo presents its spin on musical

Ana Gutierrez, Entertainment Editor
September 17, 2012
Filed under Entertainment

The Cinco Ranch High School Bravo Show Choir is currently preparing for its performance of “The World Goes 'Round,” a medley of musical performances written by John Kander and Fred Ebb. The 24 members will begin their first performance of the year, at 7:30 p.m. on September 20. The show is a...

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