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Dance academy offers $5 dancing classes

Festival Dance is offering classes in ballet, tap, jazz and more.

ANNA YOUNG, Evergreen reporter

September 24, 2020

The Festival Dance & Performing Arts Association will be offering $5 drop-in classes at U of I all week for all members of the community. Festival Dance, which offers classes in ballet, jazz, tap, contemporary and other dance styles, offers classes for students as young as 4 years old.  Dire...

POCCMB creates space for students, musicians of color

Sarina Sharpe and Miguel Carroll founded POCCMB after feeling dissatisfied with how Cougar Marching Band handled race issues.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

August 27, 2020

For Cougar Marching Band section leaders Miguel Carroll and Sarina Sharpe, racial issues do not stop when they step onto the field to perform at halftime.  “It’s very awkward when you’re put in a group of people who do not believe in you because of the way you are,” Carroll said. Carroll...

Playlist to bring summer vibes back

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DANIELLE DENNEHY, Evergreen columnist

August 27, 2020

In general, August is one of my favorite months. New school supplies, good weather and a fresh set of straight A’s to try not to ruin are just some of the highlights every fall. Luckily these are some of the things that even COVID-19 cannot ruin for us. Now, my beloved festival season on the other...

Letter from the Editor: Support the arts

The Washington-Idaho Symphony Orchestra is one of the many organizations that had to cancel their events due to COVID-19

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen Mint editor

August 27, 2020

The whole purpose of the Mint section is to cover the arts and culture scene of the Palouse, and I feel like we’ve done a disservice by not mentioning one of the biggest problems affecting it right now: COVID-19 and the shutdown. Most of the events Mint usually covers obviously won’t be happening this ...

Vocalist tips to improve your singing game

Here's a few tips to make you feel like Sia in the shower.

SARAH DANIELS, Evergreen columnist

July 3, 2020

Any car ride I take, whether it’s down the street or across the state, is always accompanied by a sweet playlist I can sing my heart out to. After a couple years of voice lessons, I can now sing to my heart’s content when I drive to the west side without my throat hurting or jaw locking. Here ar...

BLM playlist to keep your spirit alive

Nothing gives you strength like a good song or ten.

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen mint editor

June 26, 2020

There’s a tweet by writer Quinta Brunson that I think about a lot: “Being black [sic] is having a good day and then seeing another black person was killed for no reason," she wrote, “then you have to think about/talk about that all day. or don't and numb yourself.” This tweet pretty much e...

Albums to get you into jazz

There's more to this genre than elevator music.

ADAM HUREAU, Evergreen columnist

June 26, 2020

It is said that jazz is the United States' only original art form. It is a music born from struggle and full of complexity, nuance and expression. However, it can be hard to start listening, as there are thousands of artists and albums out there and many are not necessarily super accessible. So, fo...

‘Run The Jewels 4’ is an album for our times

Critically-acclaimed rappers Killer Mike and El-P return for their fourth album.

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor

June 12, 2020

The fourth album from rap duo Run The Jewels kicks off with the verbal equivalent of a punch in the mouth. “Scammer bliss when you puttin’ villains in charge of sh*t / All of us targeted, all we doin’ is arguin’ / Part of them isn’t workin’ til every pockets been picked and sold and h...

Music camps move online to reach students

Students of Oboe Camp 2019 pose for a group photo.

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen mint editor

May 22, 2020

For the past three years, the WSU School of Music’s horn and oboe camps have provided middle and high school students with an environment to meet other students and practice their craft. However, with COVID-19, that environment is moving online. The horn and oboe camps are a week-long excursion for students f...

Funky sunshine playlist

Funky sunshine playlist

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen columnist

March 12, 2020

Spring break is coming up and I know everybody is super excited to go back to the west side to catch coronavirus and redistribute it in Pullman. Whenever I’m simultaneously excited and in panic about a potential pandemic, there’s one genre I can count on to pick me up. We need the funk. Go...

Folk artist to ‘lumber rock’ Moscow

Norman Baker and the Backroads play on March 20, 2019 at Tractor Tavern in Seattle. Baker performs his

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

March 12, 2020

Norman Baker and the Backroads, a Seattle-based folk band, will bring their original music to Moscow on Friday night at John’s Alley. Norman Baker, a singer and songwriter, is no stranger to Moscow. He said he has played several shows at John’s Alley Tavern, but it has been a few years since...

Playlist: Music for Women’s Month

Nothing gives you strength like a good song or ten.

Taylor Gonzales, Evergreen columnist

March 5, 2020

March, the month dedicated to the celebration of women, has finally arrived and what better way to celebrate than through the power of music. This playlist is compiled of artists ranging from Lizzo to Amy Winehouse, designed to fit every mood of women’s month. Hitting every genre for every type ...

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