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LETS GO FLY A KITE. New Head Choir Director leads the cast of Mary Poppins at the Creighton. The show opens August 12, 2022.

New choir director stars as Mary Poppins

by Katherine Lee, VOW editor August 12, 2022

The lights dim and the excited hum of the audience quietens in anticipation. On stage, the faces of performers can be seen under the blue light, but then the smile of a familiar redhead can be seen. Only...

WANDS UP. In the new Fantastic Beasts movie, the film focused on just a few fantastic animals instead of many like in previous installments.

Discover downfalls in Fantastic Beasts: Secrets of Dumbledore

by Summer Rains, VOW editor April 26, 2022

COVID- 19 created many problems for the film industry and it is very obvious which movies were made during the pandemic; “Fantastic Beasts: Secrets of Dumbledore” is one of those movies. The film...

LOVE NEVER PLAYS BY THE RULES. Season 2 poster features Anthony Bridgerton (Jonathan Bailey) in between the Sharma sisters (Simone Ashley and Charithra Chandran). Season 2 premiered March 25.

Netflix’s Bridgerton becomes Diamond of the Season

by Katherine Lee, VOW editor April 26, 2022

Lavish balls. Elegant dresses. Courting and engagements. The season’s scandal. Netflix’s Bridgerton has it all. The new season has become the diamond of the season as it surpasses Season one and...

DONT MISS YOUR CHANCE. Hamilton is in Houston at the Hobby Center. Tickets start at $80.

Do not throw away your shot to see ‘Hamilton’ under the stars

by Katherine Lee, VOW editor March 12, 2022

Who lives, who dies, who tells the story of Alexander Hamilton? The “Hamilton” touring cast does, and they do it well. “Hamilton” is waiting on the stage for you at the Hobby Performing Arts...

LIGHTNING FAST. Including the BMW commercial about Zeus and Hera, there were several good ads during the Super Bowl.

Best ads of Super Bowl LVI

by Summer Rains , VOW editor February 25, 2022

The first Sunday in February is a day that should be considered a national holiday. People from all over the country come together on this one day to watch an annual event that is guaranteed to be more...

GROUP THERAPY. Nurse Ratchet (Senior Zoe Picken) visits with her patient Billy about his suicide attempt.

Thrill of story telling keeps actors coming back to One Act Play contest

by Brody McNew, VOW contributor February 18, 2022

Forty minutes. That is all the time the One Act Play casts has to show off their hard work. They have seven minutes to set and seven minutes to strike, but as far as the acting goes, 40 minutes is all...

PREPPING FOR THE LAST SHOW. Sweeping the confetti off the stage from the matinee performance, senior Timothy Brown gets ready for the last show. Brown served as the stage left manager for the show.

‘Grease’ crew makes memories behind scenes

by Carter Turner, contributor to VOW February 10, 2022

The classic love story about a tough guy and the new girl in town falling for each other was on stage, but there was a lot of work behind the scenes making the trip to the 1950s believable. "Grease" was...

LISTEN ROMEO. During a daytime showing of Romeo and Juliet, juniors Brody McNew and Kolby Sebastian  play the Romeo and maid.

Theater students overcome obstacles to perform Shakespeare’s classic love story

by Timothy Gunn, VOW staff February 2, 2022

The stage is set. The lights are dimmed. A hush falls over the audience as the actors take the stage. The lights come up with a familiar line. “Two households…”  The Theater III and IV classes...

BASED ON TRULY POSSIBLE EVENTS. The Netflix comedy Dont Look Up stars some of the biggest stars of today.

‘Don’t Look Up’ must watch satire on Netflix

by Timothy Gunn, VOW staff January 12, 2022

Within the past month, Netflix has rolled out and removed several original movies and tv shows, but one that stands out among the rest is “Don’t Look Up.” With a star-studded cast featuring names...

25 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS. Freeforms 25 Days of Christmas movies include holiday classics shown Dec 1-25. It is the TV channels 25th anniversary.

Treat everyday like Christmas with Freeform’s 25 days of Christmas

by Katherine Lee, VOW editor December 2, 2021

There’s Dasher and Dancer, and Comet and Cupid. Buddy the elf, Frosty the Snowman, and the Grinch. But the most famous Christmas character of all, Santa Claus. As a child, Christmas was the most important...

DANCING DISASTERS. The new season of Dancing with the Stars has long-time fans complaining.

Favoritism, controversy leads some fans to dump ‘Dancing with the Stars’

by Rosalyn Gutierrez, VOW staff December 1, 2021

     A model making a dancing show her runway. A dancer who doesn’t seem on time with her partner. A familiar world of celebrities trying their best to dance alongside a professional where the fun...

The World Series game 7 starts tonight at 7:09 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas.

World Series experience comes with hefty price tag

by Jason Clark, VOW Sports editor November 2, 2021

As the father boots up his laptop, thoughts of the joy that would cross his son’s face as he told him about the World Series tickets he bought fill his head. These dreams of a night at Minute Maid park...

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