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Singer Aditya Prakash performs at the Aditya Prakash concert at the Coppell Arts Center on Friday.

Prakash pushes music to new limits

Anushree De, Staff Writer May 2, 2022

To listen to an improvised segment of the concert, click on the box to the right.  Three…two….one…and then the art unravels. Slowly at first, but getting louder with each drum beat and guitar...

Coppell High School 2016 graduate Jordan Nugent and her Italian greyhound, Molly Mae, win the Audience Choice Award in the Dog Days Fashion Show at the Coppell Arts Center on Saturday. The Arts Center Foundation hosted the Dog Days Fashion Show and Adoption Event to raise funds and awareness about the arts center while bringing the community together.

The Dog Days are here again

Trisha Atluri, Executive Entertainment Editor April 11, 2022

  A ferocious lion, three superheroes, a cowboy, pretty pink princesses, a hula dancer and more performed at the Coppell Arts Center on Saturday. All of the competitors had three things...

Coppell residents gather in the Coppell Arts Center lobby before the Front & Center speaker series with NFL defensive lineman Solomon Thomas and his father Chris Thomas on Sunday night. Solomon is a 2014 Coppell High School graduate, who is currently with the New York Jets, along with working with the Defensive Line Foundation to raise awareness for mental health for young people of color.

“Vulnerability is true strength”

Trisha Atluri, Executive Entertainment Editor April 4, 2022

Since graduating from Coppell High School in 2014, Solomon Thomas has made an undeniable name for himself.  Drafted No. 3 overall in 2017 by the San Francisco 49ers and signing with the New York Jets...

Popovich Comedy Pet Theater will perform Saturday at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the Coppell Arts Center. The family-friendly show includes 30 pets performing a variety of stunts. Photo by Trisha Atluri

World-famous Popovich Comedy Pet Theater comes to Coppell

Anushree De, Staff Writer January 14, 2022

For more than 15 years, Gregory Popovich has been touring the world with his troupe of renowned performers. But the talented crew that Popovich performs alongside is unique. The cast of Popovich Comedy...

Coppell Community Chorale alto Deb Wood performs in the main hall of the Coppell Arts Center on Oct. 23. The chorale hosted its fall concert, Legendary, in which choir ensembles covered songs by well-known musicians.

Chorale echoes voices of legends

Trisha Atluri, Executive Entertainment Editor November 10, 2021

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Got You Covered is a Sidekick series detailing five events happening at Coppell High School the following week. It will be posted every Monday for the rest of the 2021-22 school year.

Got You Covered: 10/11 – 10/16

Akhila Gunturu, Executive News Editor October 11, 2021

All Coppell ISD facilities are closed today in observance of Columbus/Indigenous People’s Day.  The Coppell City Council has its regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. at the Coppell Town Center on Tuesday.  The...

Magician Mike Super comes out to meet his fans, sign T-shirts, and take photos at the Coppell Arts Center on Sunday afternoon. The Coppell Arts Center spotlighted Super to conclude its last day of the Takeoff Arts & Music Festival.

Super ends Takeoff with a magical last show

Anette Varghese, Student Life Editor September 13, 2021

As people filed into the auditorium at 3 p.m. on Sunday, the dimly lit room began to gain personality as Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin’' blasted through the loudspeakers. Then, the house lights...

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 Coppell Arts Center is hosting its grand opening, the Takeoff Music Festival, from Thursday through Sunday. The festival will include performances by various local artists, actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth, country musicians Coffey Anderson and Matt Castillo, and magician Mike Super.

Arts center to highlight local, national artists in grand opening

Trisha Atluri, Executive Entertainment Editor September 8, 2021

As a local venue for the performing and visual arts, the Coppell Arts Center has been serving the community for months. Due to COVID-19, the center’s official grand opening has been pushed from May 2020...

Coppell residents Narisa and Nyra James play the xylophone in the music and movement area of the Biodiversity Education Center during EarthFest on Saturday. EarthFest is an annual family-friendly event hosted by the City of Coppell to provide a platform for environmental education.

EarthFest attracts Coppell’s environmentally conscious

Trisha Atluri, Advertising/Circulation Manager April 28, 2021

The Coppell Arts Center is currently under construction in Old Town Coppell on the intersection of Travis and West Main Street. The center is scheduled to open in November 2019 and will contain a main stage theater, a flexible theater, a multi-purpose area and additional work space.

City breaks ground on new arts center

Claire Clements, Editorial Page Editor December 5, 2018

The new Coppell Arts Center, scheduled for completion in spring 2020, will open new doors for local artists both literally and figuratively: they will have a greater space in which to practice their art....

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