The Daily Evergreen

Palouse spring break activities calendar

Taylor Gonzales, Evergreen reporter

March 12, 2020

Friday, March 13 Live music: Norman Baker & The Backroads 9:30 p.m. to midnight at John’s Alley Tavern in Moscow. Norman Baker & The Backroads is alt country style music, pulling influences from Doc Watson, Neil Young, and Creedence Clearwater Revival. Live music: Corn Mash 6-...

‘Mix of Melanin’ remixes former student showcase

Sparkle Watts, vice president of the Black Student Union, says she was inspired to organize

ANNA YOUNG, Evergreen reporter

March 5, 2020

The cross-university Shades of Black Show, which last occurred in 2017, will return this year in spirit as Mix of Melanin, a talent performance open to all students. Hosted by the Black Student Union, the National Pan-Hellenic Council and the Student Entertainment Board, the showcase will take place...

Cafe Moro open mic tonight

Cafe Moro’s open mic event is open to anyone who wants to perform or just wants to listen.

Taylor Gonzales, Evergreen reporter

March 5, 2020

On the first Thursday of every month from 6-7 p.m., Pullman residents, WSU students and other community members are welcome to participate in the open mic night at Cafe Moro located in downtown Pullman. The night begins with a featured reader, typically a WSU English department faculty member. Aft...

Planetarium shows ‘Venus Ascendant’ this weekend

2020 is a spectacular year for viewing Earth’s twin, the gemlike Venus. Bright in the evening sky all winter, Venus peaks with the greatest elongation of its orbit on March 24.


March 5, 2020

The WSU planetarium will show “Venus Ascendant” this weekend. Showtimes are Friday, March 6 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 8 at 5 p.m in Sloan Hall Room 231. The event is open to the public. Tickets cost $5 and can be bought with either cash or check. The planetarium can fit 65 people, so plan...

Renowned poet shares life experience, poetry

Jericho Brown, poet and associate professor and the director of the Creative Writing Program at Emory University, reads from his poetry during a Visiting Writer event on Thursday evening at the Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center.

JARED BRADLEY, Evergreen reporter

March 2, 2020

WSU hosted the recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award and director of the Creative Writing Program at Emory University in Atlanta as part of the Visiting Writers’ Series.  Jericho Brown is a black man who grew up in the American South. The audience laughed throughout his talk, but his poet...

University of Idaho hosts weekend of jazz

From left, Graham Dechter, Dave Hagelganz and Kevin Kanner, the All-Star Quartet, play at the 2016 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

February 27, 2020

The Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival at the University of Idaho begins today and continues through Saturday. This is the 53rd year of the festival, said Joshua Skinner, Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival manager and instructor in UI’s School of Music. “I think it’s a great opportunity for building mu...

London Fashion Week review

Throughout the week the audience was left impressed and left eagerly to begin shopping for their new fall wardrobe.

OLGA BEREZYUK, Evergreen columnist

February 20, 2020

London Fashion Week came and went, and left us with our jaws on the floor. From Feb. 14 to Feb. 18, established designers such as Burberry and Victoria Beckham shined their light and emerging new talents put their foot in the door. Following shortly after New York Fashion Week, London had big shoe...

Swing into spring with Moscow dancing group

Two people enjoy an evening swing dancing together in Moscow during an event last spring.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

February 20, 2020

Every Wednesday night at the Moscow Moose Lodge, dancers gather for a few hours of swinging, stomping, moving and grooving to country music.  Palouse Country Swing Night started there about three years ago, manager Kevin Repp said. Before the Moose Lodge, they danced at CJ’s Nightclub and be...

A real swingin’ Valentine’s dance

Hallie Galbreath, president of the WSU branch of the Young Farmers and Ranchers club, talks about the upcoming Swingin' Sweetheart dance on Friday afternoon in the Chinook. The proceeds from the dance will go towards sending club members to the National Farm Bureau Conference.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

February 13, 2020

The WSU chapter of Young Farmers and Ranchers is hosting their Swingin’ Sweetheart Dance at 8:00 p.m. tonight in Ensminger Pavilion.  Hallie Jo Galbreath, president of YF&R, said the club hosts a swing dance at least once per semester, but this is the first time it has had a Valentine...

Regional Theatre of the Palouse presents “She Loves Me”

Steven Kodaly, played by Craig Smith, sings

ANNIKA ZEIGLER, Evergreen reporter

February 13, 2020

The Regional Theater of the Palouse (RTOP) is performing the classic Broadway musical “She Loves Me” this Valentine’s season. “She Loves Me” originally premiered in 1963 and takes place in a Budapest perfumery, following bickering coworkers Georg Nowack and Amalia Balash. Both find pen pals th...

Concert IV

“We thought it was really important to highlight the music that’s just as beautiful, just as complex and just as fantastic but lesser heard simply just because of who they are.”

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen reporter

February 6, 2020

On Feb. 8 and 9 the Washington-Idaho Symphony Orchestra will perform Explorations: Celebrating Women & Minority Composers. As the subtitle suggests, the orchestra will be performing pieces from women and minority composers. The composers featured include Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Ellen Taaffe Zwilich an...

An adventure in music

Navin Chettri, artistic director of the World Music Celebration, will perform voice and percussion pieces at the event tomorrow and Saturday.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

February 6, 2020

The Lionel Hampton School of Music at the University of Idaho is hosting the eighth annual World Music Celebration tomorrow and Saturday. Student ensembles and visiting international artists will perform collaboratively for the event, Navin Chettri, artistic director of World Music Celebration, said. ...

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