The Daily Evergreen

Showcasing 1950s opera

Cori Uddenberg Evergreen Music reporter

November 12, 2013


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 Opera ballads and folk song spoofs from the 1950s provide a balance of comedy and drama, said Julie Wieck, WSU associate professor of music.The WSU Opera Workshop provides students with the opportunity to hone their performance abilities with opera and musical theatre, she said."Every fall I do a produc...

Ayron and The Way coming to Moscow

Catherine Kruse Evergreen reporter

November 8, 2013


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Ayron Jones and the Way can best be described as Nirvana meets Stevie Ray Vaughan with a touch of Prince, according to the band’s manager Mackenzie McAninch.The band’s music is described by guitarist Ayron Jones as a sort of urban rock, with a mix of blues, soul, hip-hop, and punk rock music.“...

Improv adds a twist to Shakespeare

Catherine Kruse Evergreen Theater reporter

November 5, 2013


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The Improvised Shakespeare Company took over Jones Theater Nov. 1 to remix Shakespeare's stories for the Pullman community.The Improvised Shakespeare Company was founded in 2005 and consists of twenty male members, each with 10 years of professional improvisation under their belts. This is their first...

Russian pianist visits University of Idaho

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October 30, 2013


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Though Moscow's name suggests its Russian origin, a visiting pianist will show off her Russian flare in our neighboring city.Svetlana Nagachevskaya, a Russian pianist and professor at the College of Western Idaho, will perform a guest recital for the University’s Lionel Hampton School of Music.Rajung...

‘Legacies in Time’ provide challenge

Cori Uddenberg Evergreen Music reporter

October 29, 2013


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 Entitled "Legacies in Time," tonight’s performance by the School of Music’s Percussion Ensemble aims to articulate this concept through pieces that rely heavily on timing."The two words are kind of a play on words," said David Jarvis, the coordinator of percussion studies. "The majority of the ...

Orton spooks for the local food bank

Catherine Kruse Evergreen reporter

October 24, 2013


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This weekend, Orton Hall will be transformed into a hospital gone wrong complete with bloody scrubs, crazed lab experiments and blood-stained floors.A tradition since the early 1990s, this Halloween haunted hall is led by the residence hall leaders.“As a hall government, we try to make a fun environm...

A haunted tradition is upheld in the town of Palouse

Maxwell Reister Evergreen reporter

October 24, 2013


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For 12 years, The Haunted Palouse has scared teenagers, high school students and even those too-cool-too-be-scared college students.Community members meet each year to consider the scariest options for this Palouse tradition.The Haunted Palouse consists of two haunted houses and a haunted hay ride. Ea...

Bringing choirs together

Cori Uddenberg Evergreen Music reporter

October 24, 2013


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Taking a break from competition and focusing on technique was School of Music professor Lori Wiest’s inspiration for developing the Choral Festival 21 years ago.“There were so many competitions in the state, but this was to be something unique—noncompetitive and early in the fall,” Wiest said...

Running to pay the bills

Cori Uddenberg Evergreen reporter

October 24, 2013


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WSU Women’s Lightweight Crew encourages WSU students and community members to run for their lives.The 4th annual Run for Your Life 5K will take place on Oct. 27 and begins at the Student Recreation Center (SRC).Since 2012, the lightweight crew has organized the Halloween-themed road run as a ...

Halloween-themed run for animals in need

Catherine Kruse Evergreen reporter

October 24, 2013


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Monsters will soon take over Pullman: zombies, a man with a moose on his head, a ten foot ghoul, and dogs in wheelchairs. Is the city under attack?No, it’s just Pullman Moose Lodge’s annual Halloween fundraiser.This is the second year the lodge has put on the 5K fun run/walk. Proceeds will go to...

Hanford victim tells her tale

Alex Madison Evergreen Community reporter

October 22, 2013


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A love for words led one WSU alumna on an unconventional path from civil engineering to Washington State Poet Laureate.Kathleen Flenniken will share memories of her journey and read from her recent work "Plume" at the opening of this year’s Visiting Writer Series Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. in the Museum of Art.“Her c...

Sharing German culture

Catherine Kruse Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2013


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Lebkuchenherz and apfelsaftschorle will be on the menu at this week’s International Coffee Hour.The Office of International Programs is hosting its Coffee Hour this Friday in celebration of German culture, including Oktoberfest.While Oktoberfest is most famous for beer, the making of lebkuchenherz, or...

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