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The Cowboy Theatre Company performs their production of “Trap” by Stephen Gregg during the dress rehearsal in the Coppell High School Black Box Theatre on Tuesday. “Trap” opens on Friday at 7 p.m.

Theater dabbling in new genre with “Trap”

Manasa Mohan, Advertising and Circulation Manager October 21, 2021

Unsettling. Intriguing. A psychological thriller. These are all words Coppell High School theater director Karen Ruth uses to describe the Cowboy Theatre Company’s upcoming “Trap” production....

Takeoff Festival supplies community with good time

Takeoff Festival supplies community with good time

Olivia Cooper, Staff Photographer October 14, 2021

https://youtu.be/LYEtuwqaoFk Watch The Sidekick photographer Olivia Cooper's video in the Takeoff Arts and Music Festival, in which Coppell Arts Center managing director Alex Hargis describes the achievement...

Coppell High School Choir sings “Gloria” by Franz Joseph Hayden and “The Lord Bless You and Keep You” by Peter C. Lutkin as a finale at the Coppell Choir Fall Concert on Tuesday in the CHS Auditorium. It was the first in-person concert since the Winter Concert in December 2019. Photo by Aliza Abidi

Voices return to the stage

Minnie Gazawada, Staff Writer/Designer October 7, 2021

It had been 18 months since Coppell High School choir students shared the same stage. On Tuesday, this came to an end as the CHS auditorium was filled with people watching the choir perform at the fall...

The Coppell Choir fall concert on Tuesday at the CHS Auditorium marks the first live Coppell Choir concert in over a year. The Sidekick staff writer Minnie Gazawada previews the show. Graphic by Srihari Yechangunja

Choir returns for a live performance following year of virtual shows

Minnie Gazawada, Staff Writer/Designer October 4, 2021

After performing virtually during the 2020-21 school year, Coppell Choir has its fall concert at 7 p.m. in the CHS Auditorium, its first live performance after learning returned to the Coppell High School...

Coppell High School sophomores Anita Goodwin and Ryan Choi reenact the movie The Notebook at the “30 Movies in 60 Minutes” play in the CHS Lecture Hall on Friday. The production was put on by the Broadway Bound class and showcased two-minute comedic skits for 30 well known movies.

Broadway Bound astonishes audience with comical skits

Sri Achanta, Staff Writer October 2, 2021

As laughter erupts from the audience, the Coppell High School Cowboy Theatre Company’s Broadway Bound class finishes up its last skit based off of the Bee Movie, receiving applause from all. On Friday,...

Varsity drumline takes second at HEB Drumline Competition with “Birds Requiem” (with video)

Shrayes Gunna, Staff Videographer October 1, 2021

On Saturday, the Coppell High School varsity drumline competed at the Hurst-Euless-Bedford Drumline Competition in Bedford. The percussion is made up of two constituent parts—the front ensemble and the...

“30 Movies in 60 Minutes” performers rehearse their scenes in the Lecture Hall during seventh period on Thursday. “30 Movies in 60 Minutes” is the first production of the season and will be performed by Coppell High School’s Broadway Bound theater class with shows on Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m.

Broadway Bound to kick off season with ‘30 Movies in 60 Minutes’

Sri Achanta, Staff Writer September 30, 2021

After a month of preparation, Coppell High School’s Broadway Bound theater class is to perform its first production of the season “30 Movies in 60 Minutes” on Friday and Saturday in the CHS Lecture...

Coppell High School sophomore flutist Lindsey Won prepares for a recital during seventh period in the CHS Band Hall on Sept. 4. Won placed first in The Golden Classical Music Awards competition, qualifying her to play at Carnegie Hall next July. Photo by Aliza Abidi.

Won wins way towards Carnegie

Sri Achanta, Staff Writer September 20, 2021

After months of fine-tuning her solo, Coppell High School sophomore flutist Lindsey Won’s hard work pays off as she is to play at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie in July of 2022.  During the COVID-19...

Coppell High School Band practices choreography in the parking lot behind Buddy Echols Field during its after school rehearsal on Aug. 26. Coppell Band and other fine arts is adjusting to in-person learning after a year of Zoom practice sessions. Photo by Olivia Cooper

Fine arts programs resuming pre-pandemic learning

Joanne Kim, Podcast Producer September 15, 2021

With the option of virtual instruction during the 2020-21 school year, the majority of students at Coppell High School opted to learn from the safety of home. Though this impacted all programs and courses,...

Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth performs her album For the Girls in concert at the Coppell Arts Center on Saturday. The Takeoff Music Festival officially opens the arts center as a performance and entertainment venue for Coppell residents.

Chenoweth brings Broadway home

Trisha Atluri, Executive Entertainment Editor September 12, 2021

Despite her famously small stature, Broadway alum Kristin Chenoweth has no problem commanding the attention of more than 400 people with her larger-than-life stage presence.  Chenoweth, best known...

Coffey Anderson, along with members of his band, performs “Better Today”, during his live performance. Anderson performed on day two of the Takeoff Music Festival in the Coppell Arts Center on Friday night.

Texas two step: Country artists take stage at city’s music festival

Sreehitha Moravaneni September 12, 2021

A clear Friday evening called for live country music at the Coppell Arts Center at Old Town Coppell. Families, couples and friends began to arrive at 7 p.m. from both local and far lengths of Texas and...

The Ballet Ensemble of Texas dances at the Old Town Pavilion on Thursday night at the Art Sip & Stroll. The event is an annual fundraiser hosted by the Coppell Arts Council, and this year it is celebrated in conjunction with the grand opening of the Coppell Arts Center.

Sip & Stroll’s return reinvigorates local art scene

Trisha Atluri, Executive Entertainment Editor September 10, 2021

As the late-afternoon sunlight filtered through the trees behind the Coppell Senior and Community Center on Thursday, the Coppell Community Orchestra set the tone for the evening with an idyllic rendition...

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