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Advocacy group accepts entries for baking fundraiser

The gingerbread competition will take place at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 4 in the Great Room of the 1912 Center in Moscow. Tickets cost $30 and include a complimentary drink ticket.

MINDY MALONE, Evergreen reporter

November 6, 2019

The holidays are a time for giving, and a local business plans to use gingerbread houses for that reason this season. Alternatives to Violence of the Palouse will hold its seventh annual Home for the Holidays gingerbread fundraiser this December. The event includes a no-host bar, snacks and music,...

‘There goes my childhood:’ Rocky Horror edition

Moscow resident Sky Ting says they idenitfy with the Disney character Mulan and the song “Reflection.”

ANNA YOUNG, Evergreen columnist

October 31, 2019

Just after midnight Saturday, I had to pretend to orgasm as Rapunzel from Disney’s “Tangled.” Into a microphone. While dressed as a slutty forest spirit. In front of the mostly full, 330-seat Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre in Moscow. It was the 11:59 p.m. showing of “The Rocky Horror Picture...

Fast costume fashion raises concerns over environmental impact

MADDY BEAN, Evergreen reporter

October 30, 2019

With Halloween just around the corner, it seems like the time to finish browsing those Spirit Halloween stores for the newest, flashiest costume. Or maybe this year, it is better – or spookier – to shop at the nearest thrift store instead, as the environmental impacts of cheap Halloween costumes...

WSU professor will read your fortune at Haunted Palouse

WSU English professor Leslie Sena shares her experience as a fortune teller  at the annual Haunted Palouse event on Monday morning in Avery Hall.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

October 16, 2019

There’s more to WSU English instructor Leslie Sena than meets the eye — and Sena might say the same thing about you. For the past four years, Sena has volunteered as a fortune teller at Haunted Palouse, where she reads tarot cards for eventgoers, she said. “[My students] know that I do stuff...

Director of ‘Nightfall’ wants to give Poe his happy ending

Wil Blanchard, director of “Nightfall with Edgar Allan Poe,” discusses the upcoming show on Wednesday evening at the Pullman Civic Theatre.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

October 16, 2019

Actors at the Pullman Civic Theatre will perform Eric Coble’s play “Nightfall with Edgar Allan Poe” starting Friday. The play is comprised of four of Poe’s most popular stories, “The Raven,” “The Fall of the House of Usher,” “The Pit and the Pendulum” and “The Tell-Tale Heart,”...

Symphony to hold first concert of year tomorrow

The group will play classical favorites including “Finlandia” and  “Danzon No. 2.” They will feature tuba.

MADDY BEAN, Evergreen reporter

September 25, 2019

The WSU Symphony Orchestra will perform several favorite orchestral pieces including a tuba concerto performed by master’s student Duncan Titus on Thursday. Titus, who is in the second year of getting his Master of Arts in music performance, will be playing his first solo of this scale, he said. “It’s...

Student carries family music tradition

Meg Tolley, a master’s student planning to become a music teacher, plays Cameleon by Eric Summut on the marimba.

MINDY MALONE, Evergreen reporter

September 25, 2019

Music has been the beating heart of Meg Tolley’s life since she was young. Meg Tolley, a master’s student at WSU, will perform tomorrow with the WSU Symphony Orchestra. Post-graduation life lies not too far in front, and her journey has been long in the making. Her mother, Susan Tolley, was...

Choreographer brings dancers together

Local arts event organizer and choreographer Hannah Myers saw three friends having fun on the dance floor at Etsi Bravo and trained them to perform.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

September 18, 2019

In April, three local friends joined forces at Etsi Bravo to showcase their unique style of ballroom vogue dancing for the first time. Now they’re looking forward to more performances together. “We’re just a group of friends having fun, expressing ourselves as queer men,” said Bryan Ramirez,...

‘Yesterday’ uses magical concept to make points about reality, suffers from one actress

In a world where, suddenly, the Beatles never existed, one musician remembers them and decides to sell their songs as his own in the new Danny Boyle movie, “Yesterday.”

ROOS HELGESEN, Evergreen columnist

September 18, 2019

Not bad. “Yesterday” is yet another imaginative creation of director Danny Boyle, who always seems to come out with very odd but fun movies to watch. Failing singer Jack Malik, played by Hilmesh Patel, wakes up in an alternate reality where The Beatles never existed and he’s the only one...

Recital to showcase complex pieces

Music student Nick Theriault will perform a classical repertoire on several percussion instruments for a panel of judges Friday.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

September 18, 2019

The WSU School of Music will host a recital featuring solo performances by a fourth-year percussionist from 4:10-5 p.m. Friday in the Kimbrough Concert Hall. Student Nick Theriault will perform a classical percussion repertoire, featuring 19th-century music pieces played on marimba, snare drum and...

‘Men in Black’ sequel’s only redeeming quality is Chris Hemsworth’s smokin’ hot body

Em played by Tessa Thompson and H played by Chris Hemsworth in Columbia Pictures' Men In Black: International are the best part of the film.

ROOS HELGESEN, Evergreen columnist

September 11, 2019

Oh, God why, why? I can’t stand it. Its cheeziness level is over 9,000. Make it stop. No, I mean, seriously, just stop. Men In Black is one of those movie franchises that milked their series dry. The whole point of MIB International was to revitalize the MIB movies with a new director,...

Local bar to celebrate 110 years of business

Rico's Pub Owner Tawny Szumlas says to-go orders spike around lunch and dinnertime but are low for the rest of the day.

MADDY BEAN, Evergreen reporter

August 28, 2019

Rico’s Public House, Pullman’s oldest bar and grill, will recognize its 110th anniversary tomorrow. Owner Tawny Szumlas said this is a celebration of what she feels every day owning the business. It’s also a gesture of good faith for all those who supported her over the years. “You know,...

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