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The Sidekick staff votes on the best of 2018 entertainment

The Sidekick staff votes on the best of 2018 entertainment

Anthony Cesario, Entertainment Editor

December 6, 2018

New singers jumped into the scene. Movies shattered records - as well as cultural barriers. The shocking deaths of many adored celebrities created a void in fans’ hearts. All of these things and more described 2018, an exceptionally eventful year for entertainment, both globally and locally. Below are T...

I live for me, not for you: The toxicity of ridiculing others’ interests

I live for me, not for you: The toxicity of ridiculing others’ interests

Anthony Cesario, Entertainment Editor

September 14, 2018

I love music. I jam out to multiple albums on my phone every day, keep track of and complain about the Billboard charts (probably too much for my own good) and love talking about music with anyone who will listen.   While I also love hearing others’ opinions on music, what upsets me most i...

Technology Spotlight: Spotify Changes

Technology Spotlight: Spotify Changes

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018

Spotify announced a new update that will greatly change the situation for free members. The update offers free users a collection of 15 featured playlists, which gives on-demand service, unlimited skips and free choice of songs. With a total of approximately 750 tracks available in the playlists, the...

From rightful winners to best performances, students offer opinions on 2018 Grammy Awards

From rightful winners to best performances, students offer opinions on 2018 Grammy Awards

Anthony Cesario, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018

Whether or not the 60th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday owes its lowest viewing audience in nine years to the extensive three-and-a-half hour length, or simply to a performance lineup that didn’t quite evoke as much excitement as in previous years, this year’s broadcast delivered its fair share of ...

2017 awards season spotlights underdog films, overlooked genres amidst controversial atmosphere

2017 awards season spotlights underdog films, overlooked genres amidst controversial atmosphere

Andrés Bear, Staff Writer

January 18, 2018

With awards season sprouting legs and wings, one should be gearing up for whatever spectacle is to come, whether it be riddled with controversy or a lack of cultural osmosis throughout the nation. That same nation will be tuned in, ready to see gold and artistic success.   Film   What rhymes with sleeper hits and complex mind-bend...

‘Reputation’ review: Well worth the wait

‘Reputation’ review: Well worth the wait

Anthony Cesario, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017

Over the years, Taylor Swift has been America’s sweetheart, gaining the adoration of millions of people as she transcended the genres of country and pop music with appeal to all ages. That’s why it was so surprising when, after three years’ silence, Swift released “Look What You Made Me Do”,...

42nd Street opening brings “Broadway extravaganza”

42nd Street opening brings “Broadway extravaganza”

Lili Lomas, Student Life Editor

October 31, 2016

From the parking lot to the seats of the auditorium, proud family members of the cast and crew of Coppell High School’s theater department’s 2016 musical, “42nd Street” carried in congratulatory bouquets for the students who took part in the production of the musical that opened on Saturday. The...

Coppell Community Chorale to host final concert Mood Music

Coppell Community Chorale to host final concert Mood Music

Gracie Blackwell, Staff Writer

May 11, 2016

Music can bring families and friends together from all over the community by giving them something to relate to. As spring nears an end, it is the last chance to see a show that appeals to these emotions.   On Saturday and Sunday, the Coppell Community Chorale (CCC) is set to hold a Sprin...

Stubblefield’s musical career comes to a crescendo (with video)

Stubblefield’s musical career comes to a crescendo (with video)

May 1, 2016

You enter the concert hall and look around for an empty seat. The concert hall is packed with people eager to hear the next trumpet finalist perform. The next finalist walks onto the stage, closes his eyes and begins to play his piece.   Captivated by his performance, everyone is in awe.   ...

Bourbon pursues passion for music; accepted into prestigious music school (Q&A)

Bourbon pursues passion for music; accepted into prestigious music school (Q&A)

Gracie Blackwell, Staff Writer

April 7, 2016

Music resonates with almost everyone; whether it be playing it or listening to it. For Coppell High School sophomore Georgina Bourbon, her passion for music will be reinforced as she attends a prestigious arts school over the summer.   Recently, Bourbon got accepted into the Interlochen Arts School ...

London trip provides royal experience for Coppell band

London trip provides royal experience for Coppell band

Lili Lomas, Staff Writer

April 1, 2016

Only feet from where they were standing, Coppell High School band students unexpectedly caught a glimpse of the Royal Family on their trip to London this spring break.   The Queen of England, Prince William, Prince Harry, Prince Philip and Kate Middleton gathered at Westminster Abbey for a m...