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A stitch in time

A stitch in time

CATHERINE KRUSE | Evergreen reporter

April 9, 2014


Filed under Events, Life

Quilt lovers from across the Palouse will convene this weekend at the Latah County Fairgrounds to share ideas, stories and adventures in quilting.The “Cut to the Chase” Quilt Show is an annual event coordinated by the Palouse Patchers, a group comprised mostly of women who gather monthly in Moscow.The grou...

Melody memories: music strikes a chord in our subconscious

Melody memories: music strikes a chord in our subconscious

MELISSA ESSIG | Evergreen music columnist

April 9, 2014


Filed under Columns, Life

I can easily recall the first concert I went to. I was in elementary school and extremely excited to be sitting up in the balcony with my best friend and our moms, watching Point of Grace perform on stage. A few years later my dad took me to a show in Seattle to see my favorite boy bands (and, no, it...

Timeless garments decorate hall of library atrium

Timeless garments decorate hall of library atrium

By staff reports

April 8, 2014


Filed under Life

The Apparel, Merchandising, Design & Textiles department is giving the Terrell Library Atrium a lesson in comfortable fashion.This week’s Sumptuous Silk exhibit displays nearly a dozen silk garments from various periods of the 21st Century. Early-depression era pieces share space with outfits from ...

Strauss in the House

Catherine Kruse | Evergreen reporter

April 8, 2014


Filed under Life

After being left drunk on a park bench in a bat suit, the mischievous Falke decides to exact revenge through an elaborate Viennese ball in Johann Strauss’ operetta “Die Fledermaus.”The story tells the tales of two friends, Dr. Falke and Gabriel von Eisenstein, who go to a party where Falke become...

What Shakespeare forgot

What Shakespeare forgot

Catherine Kruse | Evergreen theater columnist

April 7, 2014


Filed under Columns

William Shakespeare’s timeless tale “Hamlet” takes a raunchy turn for the best this weekend with Tom Stoppard’s “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead” at Jones Theatre in Daggy Hall. The show opened this last weekend, April 4, and I was given the opportunity to watch it twice.Having read...

House of Lies soundtrack breathes life into series

Melissa Essig and Lance Lijewski | Evergreen music columnist and Life section editor

April 7, 2014


Filed under Columns

Music isn’t just a bunch of random noises blended together to make more noise. Music is a living, breathing being. A soundtrack is similar; it’s a body of music with the songs each functioning as individual limbs.This is the vision Chris Douridas has with Capitol Records’ recent album release ...

Virginia Woolf’s dark cocktail party

From Staff Reports

April 4, 2014


Filed under Life

This weekend, the Pullman Civic Theatre invites community members to an after-hours cocktail party that will go horribly wrong. This is the premise of director Gary Thoren’s passion project, “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”Beginning Friday, audience members will engage with Martha and Georg...

Kris Allen to headline National Lentil Festival

From Staff Reports

April 4, 2014


Filed under Life

American Idol alumnus Kris Allen will headline the 2014 National Lentil Festival in August. Other local artists such as Igor and the Swamp Donkeys, Whiskey Syndicate, and The BGP will also perform.The National Lentil Festival will be held August 22 and 23. It is free and open to the entire community, and ...

Lost in the Dream

Lost in the Dream

Melissa Essig | Evergreen music columnist

April 4, 2014


Filed under Columns

If Bob Dylan were to record an album in space it would sound a whole lot like The War on Drugs’ third release, “Lost in the Dream.”With a massive amount of synth, static and a steady chug-like rhythm, “Under the Pressure” opens and sums up the whole album. At roughly 9 minutes, this track wil...

Local band Eclectic Approach returns to the Palouse

From Staff Report

April 4, 2014


Filed under Life

Eclectic Approach will perform at 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday at John’s Alley in Moscow, Idaho.Eclectic Approach is a pop/dance band that started in the Palouse. Guitarist Ryan Jander and lead vocalist Jowed Hadeed both graduated from Washington State University. Guitarist Justin MacDonald, drummer Chri...

Seven simple rules

Seven simple rules

Abby Student | Evergreen sex and relationship columnist

April 3, 2014


Filed under Columns

Growing up, Dr. Seuss served as a mentor for all my life’s problems. By age 10, he had prepared me for the worst. I knew what to do in the event that I was served discolored breakfast foods, discovered strange objects in my pocket, and encountered a strangely dressed cat not once, but twice.Among a...

Gatsby goes Greek, parties for global charity

Sheltyn Rose | Evergreen reporter

April 3, 2014


Filed under Life

The Alpha Kappa Psi Fraternity will put a new philanthropic twist on the age-old mullet theory of “business in the front, party in the back” at the Ensminger Pavilion Friday.As the largest business fraternity on campus with more than 100 members, Alpha Kappa Psi will host “The Great Fratsby” in an ef...

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