Illustration by Suzann Clay and Christa Jarvis/The Collegian

Holiday happenings to deck your halls

Holiday happenings around the DFW area 11/22-12/30 Prairie Lights Grand Prairie 972-237-4569 prairielights.org 11/23-12/16 Christmas at the DSO Dallas 214-849-4376 mydso.com 11/23-12/23 Texas Christkindl Market Arlington txchristkindlmarket.com 11/23-12/23...
Michael B. Jordan returns as Adonis Creed for the seventh film in the Rocky franchise. He faces Victor Drago (Florian Munteanu) son of Ivan Drago (Dolph Lundgren) who killed Creed’s father before he was born.

Movie Review – Creed II delivers knockout punch

By Michael Foster-Sanders/campus editor Legacies are on the line and sons will go to war to honor their fathers’ past deeds Creed II bobs and weaves...
Ralph and Vanellope return as the main characters in Ralph Breaks the Internet which is a follow-up to 2012’s Wreck-It Ralph. The sequel was released in theaters Nov. 21.

Movie Review – Follow-up film flourishes

By JW McNay/managing editor Ralph expands his horizons from the arcade into cyberspace More clever than a cat meme and more versatile than a viral video,...
Taron Egerton, of the Kingsman films, struggles to overcome the bad script as the title character in the newest version of Robin Hood.

Movie Review – Robin’s origin story is worst film of 2018

By Kathryn Kelman/editor-in-chief Robin Hood arrived just in time to win a place among 2018’s worst films. And there are no hilarious, singing men in...
The Grinch’s titular character holds his dog Max in a state of bewilderment at the endless holiday cheer from Whoville’s residents. The movie was released in theaters Nov. 9.

Movie Review – Newest version of classic falls short

By JW McNay/managing editor ‘The Grinch’ does little to improve old tale With the holiday season upon us, the newest version of The Grinch fails to...
NE dance program coordinator Kihyoung Choi works with students during a class.

Dance companies to show off moves

By Michael Foster-Sanders/campus editor The soul of dancing will be on display when the Movers Unlimited Touring Dance Company and the TCC NE Dance Company...
Westlake Academy 7th grader Megan Flight, who plays Benjamin, playfully interacts with NW student Lane Norris, who plays Benjamin’s father, in The Yellow Boat which comes to stage Nov. 14-18 in Theatre Northwest.

Actors return to childhood

By JW McNay/managing editor Play to bring family’s true story to stage, examine life, death, loss  Movement, color and large children’s toys will accompany actors on...
Badlands, Dennis Blagg

Local artists featured

By McKayla Rosser/reporter Works created by Fort Worth artists on display At the end of Art Corridor II sits artist Daniel Blagg’s Night Walker, an oil...
South students Corey Cammon, Devinne Jorgensen, Danielle Davis and Raven Booker rehearse Exit Strategy for opening night. The play will run together with A Few Things Remain Nov. 1-3 on South Campus.

Two shorts to hit stage

By Arelys Morales Conty/campus editor Campus theater to balance comedy with drama South Campus will premiere two short plays, A Few Things Remain by Pamela Hobart...
SE students Rickie Jones, who plays Agent Aries, and Courtney Berry, who plays Agent Artemis, rehearse a scene in Out of Time, one of five plays that will be performed during the Festival of New Plays Nov. 7-10 on SE.

Student-created plays to debut during Festival

By Kathryn Kelman/editor-in-chief For the seventh year in a row, the SE theater department will produce its Festival of New Plays.  This fall’s festival will run...