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Five weeks in ‘Ordinary Time’

Catherine Kruse Evergreen Performing Arts reporter

October 10, 2013

Over the course of just five weeks, three actresses rehearsed a script, learned their lines and developed their characters.The play, "Ordinary Time," was written by Sandra Hosking, a University of Idaho student pursuing a master's in fine arts. It opened Oct. 3 and will run another four nights.Per U o...

Spotlighting Cougs

Lance Lijewski Evergreen SEB reporter

October 10, 2013

Koalas with chlamydia, women in their underwear and a heavy metal interpretive dancer presented themselves to students, staff and faculty alike yesterday afternoon in the CUB Lair.The second round of Coug Spotlight included fifteen performances in total.“I was very satisfied with the diversity and the ...

Stitching friendships

Stitching friendships

Alex Madison Evergreen reporter

October 7, 2013

Charlotte Worthy, Patchin’ People of Pullman president, said with every stitch a little bit of the soul is put into a quilt."There is no better way to share your love than by giving a quilt," she said.Quilters from across the state filled the Palouse Ridge Golf Club’s Banyans pavilion room over the ...

Ensembles’ sounds echo forests

Cori Uddenberg Evergreen Music reporter

October 3, 2013

Some may think musicians on campus are all music majors, but both the WSU Symphonic Band and Symphonic Wind Ensemble prove this is not true.Danh Pham, director of bands at WSU, said while the Symphonic Wind Ensemble is an audition-based group, both bands are open to non-music majors.The groups will per...

Bringing a concert series to an unusual place

Cori Uddenberg Evergreen Music Reporter

October 3, 2013

Shrouded in silence and full of books, libraries are not often thought of as the ideal location for a concert series.Libraries are centers of activity for communities like Pullman, a reputation which Sarah Morrison, an adult services librarian, said she hopes to cultivate for Pullman’s Neill Public ...

Mid-Autumn Festival brings sense of family

Mid-Autumn Festival brings sense of family

Catherine Kruse Evergreen reporter

October 3, 2013

The Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as the Moon Festival, brings together families and friends for a time to celebrate.The traditional Chinese holiday is based on the lunar calendar, and is the second most popular holiday in Chinese culture, following the Spring Festival.“In my home, we stay wi...

School of Music faculty express the idea of a day through song

School of Music faculty express the idea of a day through song

Cori Uddenberg

September 26, 2013

Historically, music composers have relied on time of day as a theme for their works.Julie Wieck, a soprano and professor at the WSU School of Music, said she hopes to convey tradition in her performance entitled Dawn to Dusk in Song."For this one I found that I really wanted to do The Morning, by Thoma...

An artist and her banjo

Hannah Ray Lambert

September 26, 2013

Erin Inglish fell in love with playing banjo when she left for college."I was still pursuing my dream of becoming a mechanical engineer at that time, so I played a lot of banjo between classes," Inglish said.Now Inglish is preparing to performat The Attic in Moscow. The showwill be put on by the Pal...

CUB brings back the Nintendo 64 for Throwback Thursday

From Staff Reports

September 26, 2013

Nobody is too old to play classic video games like Super Smash Brothers or Tony Hawk Pro Skater on the Nintendo 64. At least, that’s the idea behind Throwback Thursdays, which begin today in the CUB Lair.Two Nintendo 64 systems will replace the Wii stations every Thursday, in addition to the six Xbox co...

Inspiring through collaboration

Inspiring through collaboration

Cori Uddenberg

September 24, 2013

 To most, the term "en chamade" holds little meaning. Translating to horizontal trumpet, en chamade describes an organ stop where the pipes are horizontal.Years ago, professors Jill Schneider, an organ player, and David Turnbull, a trumpet player, adopted En Chamade as the name for their duo and have played ...

Cable 8 covers more programming

From Staff Reports

September 24, 2013

PULLMAN — Student-led television station Cable 8 will premiere three of their six new programs for this semester tomorrow at 8 p.m. in the CUB.This week will feature music, sports and investigative reporting programs such as Video Underground, Coug Nation and Studio 41.Video Underground will retur...

Guitar Week kicks off at University of Idaho

By Maxwell Reister and Alex Madison

September 24, 2013

MOSCOW — As part of the Lionel Hampton School of Music’s Guitar Week, The Contenders will be performing classic  ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s instrumental music.The Contenders, a band formed from University of Idaho faculty and one UI alumnus, are performing in the Lionel Hampton School of Music, said Karen H...

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