Arts and Culture

Portnell Places Third in Poetry Out Loud Semi-Finals

Portnell Places Third in Poetry Out Loud Semi-Finals

Staff, Staff Writer

March 2, 2020

On Saturday, February 29th, Hug High Senior Jacqueline Portnell placed third in Nevada's Poetry Out Loud district semi-finals at the Nevada Art Museum. Organized by the Holland Project, Poetry Out Loud is a recitation contest where students are required to memorize two poems then perform them. This year,...

Little Shop of Horrors Cast List Revealed!

Little Shop of Horrors Cast List Revealed!

Patty J. Fahey, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

After a great show run for Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour's Lost, the Hug High Harlequins have a new show casted! Just like last year, this spring they will perform a musical, this year, its Little Shop of Horrors! The show will run from May 11th-15th, so keep your eyes out for the performance with...

Objectivity in Art

Objectivity in Art

Jonathon Chatham, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

Can forms of artistic expression be considered in an objective sense? Some may consider forms of art to be entirely subjective, up to the observer to decide - fantastic to some, yet boring to others. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean all art is subjective. Much of modern and post-modern art can be ...

Love’s Labor’s Lost Student Review

Love's Labor's Lost Student Review

Leann Stick, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

Although it may be hard for the average high school student to completely comprehend Shakespeare play, between the iambic pentameter and oftentimes odd subject matter, the Hug High Harlequin’s rendition of the classic made it entertaining for the entire audience. Friday’s closing show was the final...

Winter Shakespeare is Back with Love’s Labour’s Lost

Winter Shakespeare is Back with Love's Labour's Lost

Lizbeth Gurrola, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

At the start of next semester, Hug High will be holding a play of Shakespeare’s piece Love’s Labour’s Lost in the Little Theater. Mr. Roberts is directing this year’s play and practice sessions for the actors are already taking place. Love’s Labour’s Lost was first performed in ...

Hug Music Plays Fall Show

Hug Music

Alexander Ryan, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

On Thursday, September 26, the Hug High bands directed by Kevin Thomas, including concert bands, jazz, and mariachi, performed their annual fall concert.    As usual, the concert began with the beginning mariachi and pep band, aided by members of the other bands. They were followed by the wind ensemble ...

Hug’s Mariachi de Oro Earns Donation at Mariachi Showcase

Hug’s Mariachi de Oro Earns Donation at Mariachi Showcase

Angel Ocampo Salazar, News editor

September 30, 2019

 Music plays as crowds gather to listen to the music of their homelands. People cheer and dance with the closest partner. This was the scene on the 22nd of September as the city hosted its annual “Fiesta on Wells” to celebrate Hispanic heritage. The event featured several key aspects of Latino cult...

Hug High Harlequin’s Present: Robert Harling’s Steel Magnolias

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Zoe Mansfield, Arts and Culture Editor

August 27, 2019

The Hug High Harlequins are performing the play Steel Magnolias on October 1-4, 2019.  Steel Magnolias was written by the American playwright Robert Harling in 1987. It is a comedy- drama detailing the lives of a group of Southern women and how they cope with the death of one of their close frie...

Hug Student Plays Show at Recycled Records Vinyl LP Spintacular 

Hug Student Plays Show at Recycled Records Vinyl LP Spintacular 

Staff Writer

August 27, 2019

Note: Zoe is a non-binary trans person and uses they/them pronouns. Zoe Mansfield, a senior at Hug, performed with their band B/P/D at Recycled Records for the Vinyl LP Spintacular on August 24, 2019. The folk-punk duo, comprised of Mansfield and JJ Mazzucotelli, a Sophomore at UNR, took to the ...

​‘Work in Progress” Show a Success for Hug Students

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Zoe Mansfield, Staff Writer

June 30, 2019

“It made me realize that art isn’t just drawing and painting, there are so many other forms of art and they’re all amazing. Plus I met some pretty amazing artists there who helped me grow as an artist and a person.”

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