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Bold and brassy; Brass Chamber group performs

Bold and brassy; Brass Chamber group performs

From staff reports

November 14, 2014

Practice may make perfect, but in the eyes of WSU low brass professor Chris Dickey, it’s performing that teaches his students to be their very best.“It gives them more opportunities to listen, play together, and learn how to be a better musician,” Dickey said.The WSU Brass Chamber group will perform a...

Regional bookclub welcomes author

BY CATHERINE KRUSE | Evergreen reporter

November 14, 2014

A conflicted Lida Wallace finds new dangers and new friends in a school for troubled girls. This is the story that will be read at a statewide book club event known as Everybody Reads.This year, author Erin Saldin’s  book, “The Girls of No Return,” was chosen after one of the librarians heard he...

Cultural singing compeition comes to a close

BY BROOKELYNN GRADITI | Evergreen reporter

November 14, 2014

Students will shine on stage tonight at the Hong Kong Student Association’s (HKSA) singing competition comes to a finale.HKSA held auditions two weeks ago for its annual singing competition, SingCon. The event will conclude today after eight finalists perform a series of their favorite songs.The HKS...

The Palouse Trio features women composers

BY KATHERINE LIPP | Evergreen music reporter

November 14, 2014

Women in art have historically had a difficult time getting the praise and recognition for their work, but thanks to three WSU music professors, audiences will have the chance to hear those unheard voices.The Palouse Trio will give a performance as a part of the School of Music’s Faculty Artist Series ...

Craft fair brings the world to College Hill

Craft fair brings the world to College Hill

BY AMBERLYNNE UMAYAM | Evergreen reporter

November 14, 2014

Traveling the world and collecting unique items, duo Nancy Spada and Roger Gee bring one-of-a-kind items back to the U.S. to sell.Today through Sunday the Community Congressional United Church of Christ (CCUCC) on Campus Street will hold the 15th annual Fair Trade Craft Fair, where locals can buy items fr...

Local bookstore features student artwork

Local bookstore features student artwork

BY ADDY FORTE | Evergreen fine arts reporter

November 14, 2014

Fine art courses allow students to explore the creative side of art, but for one beginning art class at WSU, students also get the chance to discover what it takes to have their work on display.Palouse Books in Moscow exhibits artwork in correlation with the Moscow First Thursday community event that oc...

Silence on the stage

BY CATHERINE KRUSE | Evergreen theater reporter

November 12, 2014

A time of paranoia, hysteria and propaganda, World War II in America was a time when many Japanese-Americans were sent to internment camps. Tomorrow night, one such survivor will tell her story.“Within the Silence” is a historical play created by Living Voices, an educational theater company bas...

World-traveling poet makes her way to the Palouse

From staff reports

November 12, 2014

Since 1978, the Distinguished Visiting Writers Program at University of Idaho has been building up the writing community by welcoming writers of various genres to the Palouse.Poet Naomi Shihab Nye will mark the latest visit when she presents at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow in the UI Law School Courtroom.“Her w...

Operatic witchcraft and wizardry

Operatic witchcraft and wizardry

From staff reports

November 12, 2014

Many people wouldn't think to compare E! reality show people to the high art of opera, but they may have more in common than what first appears.“Operas are just human drama set to music,” said Julie Wieck, associate professor of music.Students and community members can watch the drama of opera unfold ...

Afternoon tea time

Afternoon tea time

BY CATHERINE KRUSE | Evergreen club reporter

November 10, 2014

Don’t let the Mad Hatter or March Hare know, but a club devoted to tea is coming to WSU. Called Afternoon Tea, club members will find no riddles or butter-filled watches, but plenty of tea and lessons in other cultures.The concept for the club began with club President Selamawit Gizatu, a junior st...

A week of workshops and creativity

A week of workshops and creativity

BY HOLLY LANE | Evergreen literary reporter

November 10, 2014

Math, business, and English majors all have something in common: creativity, of course.The WSU English department’s Visiting Writer Series will bring Ted Tremper to campus this week to put on a four-day, one-credit workshop on creativity that will appeal to  a wide-range of majors. On Thursday he w...

Slides added to Anthropology exhibit

BY JENNIFER LADWIG | Evergreen reporter

November 10, 2014

Slides of Celilo Falls dating back to World War II were found by pure accident in the library archives. Manuscripts, Archives & Special Collections in the Holland/Terrell Libraries recognized the slides’ importance and handed them off to Shannon Tushingham, the director of the Museum of Anthropology.“...

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