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Once More Unto the Guthrie, Dear Friends.

Once More Unto the Guthrie, Dear Friends.

Ryan Cochenour, Wave Staff May 24, 2024

Most Prior Lake students are familiar with the classroom reading of Shakespeare, but this past Wednesday, Mrs. Strege’s AP Lit students had the opportunity to see the story brought to life.   A...

Oscarheimer- Oppenheimer Sweeps Big Oscar Wins

Oscarheimer- Oppenheimer Sweeps Big Oscar Wins

Ryan Cochenour , Wave Staff Mar 12, 2024

The 96th Academy Awards was certainly highly anticipated this year, with the fan-favorite films Barbie and Oppenheimer both vying for the coveted Best Picture award.   Settling the debate once...

Mean Girls: Thumbs Down

Mean Girls: Thumbs Down

Ahlam Hassan, Wave Staff Feb 1, 2024

On January 12, 2024, the new Mean Girls movie musical was released. The original Mean Girls movie has cemented itself as a beloved staple of the 2000’s with characters such as Regina George and Cady...

Mean Girls: Thumbs Up

Mean Girls: Thumbs Up

Rory Bellmont, Wave Staff Jan 31, 2024

The remake of Mean Girls is in theaters, but did it make Fetch happen? This isn’t your average remake. Instead of being based on just the original movie, this remake emulates the Broadway musical that...

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes triumphs

‘The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes’ triumphs

Ahlam Hassan, Wave Staff Dec 7, 2023

The long-awaited adaptation of the Hunger Games prequel, "The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes," debuted in theaters on November 17, 2023. Typically, when a popular series attempts a revival years later,...

Grease costumes: They’re the word!

Grease costumes: They’re the word!

Rory Bellmont, Wave Staff Nov 21, 2023

Prior Lake High School's musical Grease had a lot of moving parts and there were a ton of hard-working students behind the scenes making the magic happen. However, a key thing the cast needs in order to...

Now and Then: The End of a Musical Era

‘Now and Then’: The End of a Musical Era

Ryan Cochenour , Wave Staff Nov 16, 2023

None of us were born the last time the Beatles released a new song.    To find someone who was alive, we would need to ask our parents or grandparents to recall memories from fifty-six years...

Greased Lightning before paint and lights

Greased lightning: Revving up the engine behind the scenes

Nghi Nguyen and Makenzie Bounds Nov 14, 2023

What is the first thing you think of when you hear the word "Grease"? Do you think of songs like "Hopelessly Devoted To You" or "You’re the One that I Want?" Maybe the first thing that comes to your...

Lucia Drane who plays Sandy Dumbrowski in the PLHS musical Grease

Gearing up for Grease, the musical

Karishma Kumar, Wave Staff Nov 3, 2023

Set in 1959, Grease follows a group of too-cool-for-school, tough-acting boys and their gum-snapping, bobby sox-wearing Pink Ladies. The 1950s high school dream explores the age-old desire to be rebellious...

Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour concert film

Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour concert film

Karishma Kumar, Wave Staff Oct 17, 2023

Taylor Swift triumphed on her groundbreaking Eras Tour which spans 10 albums and 17 years of music. According to Forbes, the 56-city tour has grossed $780 million so far. And the concert experience continues...

Ahsoka: Is the Force with this show? 

Ahsoka: Is the Force with this show? 

Ryan Cochenour , Contributor Oct 6, 2023

Star Wars fans once again revel in good entertainment as the long-anticipated Ahsoka wrapped up its first season. However, not all engines fire for the galaxy far far away.   Ahsoka follows...

Tom Hiddleston.
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Loki: The God of Good Television

Ryan Cochenour , Contributor Oct 6, 2023

After a two-year wait, Marvel welcomed fans back to the small screen on October 5th with Season Two of Loki.   Loki, following the escapades of everyone’s favorite namesake Norse God of Mischief,...

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