The Daily Evergreen

Lentils go loose on the Palouse

BY SHELTYN ROSE| Evergreen reporter

August 22, 2014


Filed under Events, Features, Life

Since 6 a.m. today, the lead chef of WSU Dining Services, Brian Guthmiller, has been creating more than 320 gallons of not-so-secret ingredient chili in honor of the National Lentil Festival.In addition to the lentils, various vegetables, spices and seasonings, the recipe also calls for a twist: Mexica...

Things to do during Week of Welcome

From staff reports

August 15, 2014


Filed under Events, Life

Cougs Play DayA 3-on-3 basketball tournament, a ropes obstacle course and a campus bike tour are some of many activities that will be available on Cougs Play Day, a new event hosted by University Recreation (UREC).The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Aug.17. Also on the schedule are several cla...

‘Plein air’ painting competition returns to Moscow

From Staff reports

July 30, 2014


Filed under Events, Life

Painters will once again bring their easels outdoors for the city of Moscow’s fifth annual Plein Air competition."Plein air" is French for "in open air" and is used to describe the act of painting outdoors. The competition, which allows painters 18 and older to paint in any medium, will take place...

Tour de Lentil puts ‘Cougar calves’ to the test

Tour de Lentil puts ‘Cougar calves’ to the test

PETER SINCLAIR | Evergreen reporter

July 30, 2014


Filed under Events, Life

Cycling enthusiasts from WSU will host a bike tour through the rolling hills of the Palouse during this year’s National Lentil Festival in Pullman.The Tour de Lentil, a decade-long tradition that usually draws in between 100 and 150 people, will take place on Aug. 23. It is organized by the WSU Cycl...

Local group gives ‘beer run’ new meaning

ANDREW BRADDOCK | Evergreen reporter

July 16, 2014


Filed under Events, Life

“In heaven there is no beer / That’s why we drink it here / And when we’re gone from here / our friends will be drinking all our beer.”So goes the 1956 German drinking tune that the Palouse Falls Beer Chasers have adopted as their own. The Beer Chasers, a local group of running enthusiasts w...

Solo musician records live, builds songs from scratch

Solo musician records live, builds songs from scratch

LAURA GUIDO | Evergreen reporter

July 9, 2014


Filed under Events, Life

African percussion will meet American bluegrass when Arthur Lee Land performs July 11 at John’s Alley Tavern in Moscow.Land’s music represents a genre he calls AfroGrass. He drew inspiration for the sound in 2001, when he took a tour of West Africa.Land uses a computer to record himself playing a var...

Upcoming musical revisits joys, woes of childhood

ADDY FORTE | Evergreen reporter

July 9, 2014


Filed under Events, Life

In a world of classes, deadlines and bills, the characters of an upcoming play at the Pullman Civic Theatre seek a break from adult responsibility.Delia Ephron’s musical “How to Eat Like a Child: And Other Lessons in Not Being a Grown-up” will open July 11 for a two-weekend run.“A line from ...

Pullman preps for Independence Day

ADDY FORTE | Evergreen reporter

July 2, 2014


Filed under Events, Life

After weeks of preparing for Pullman’s 39th annual Fourth of July bash, the Pullman Chamber of Commerce has pulled together activities for all ages to enjoy.The event takes place at Sunnyside Park, which is located on Old Wawawai Road. The evening will begin at 5 p.m. with barbequed beef and chicken...

Don’t get bored: a handful of things to do this week

From staff reports

June 18, 2014


Filed under Events, Life

Roller derby league to host exhibition boutPULLMAN – Women’s roller derby teams the Lumberjanes and Destruction Zone will face off June 20 in an exhibition-style bout titled the “Summer Jam.”The teams make up the non-profit league called the Palouse River Rollers, and the “Summer Jam” will be...

Green means go for local artists in Moscow

ANNE MCCASLIN | Evergreen reporter

May 14, 2014


Filed under Events, Life

When sitting at a traffic light it’s easy to miss the large, drab metal boxes on the side of the street. Moscow, Pullman’s hipster sister-city has a solution to give them a facelift.The city of Moscow has recently teamed up with the Moscow Arts Commission and created a public call for artists in the...

A stitch in time

A stitch in time

CATHERINE KRUSE | Evergreen reporter

April 9, 2014


Filed under Events, Life

Quilt lovers from across the Palouse will convene this weekend at the Latah County Fairgrounds to share ideas, stories and adventures in quilting.The “Cut to the Chase” Quilt Show is an annual event coordinated by the Palouse Patchers, a group comprised mostly of women who gather monthly in Moscow.The grou...

Drafting writers

Catherine Kruse | Evergreen reporter

February 19, 2014


Filed under Events

Ancient Chinese scholars worked with a brush, but never distinguished between the one used for calligraphy and the one used for painting said Seattle award winning author Rebecca Brown. This subtle contrast and similar topics will be addressed by her at the Visiting Writers Series occurring this ...

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