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It’s Showtime

It’s Showtime

By Logan Stahl, Staff Reporter
June 1, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Carousel

Last Friday the EWU Dance Force had its spring show. Usually the spring show is the Dance Force’s biggest show of the year.   The Dance Force is a club on campus that gives students an opportunity to learn beginning dance or enhance their dance skills as well as perform in front of audience...

BFA Senior Exhibition

BFA Senior Exhibition

By Erin Rebar, A&E and Features Editor
June 1, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Carousel, Features

Currently, the EWU Art Gallery is showcasing the work of six students in its BFA program. The exhibit features a variety of different pieces, each in styles as different as the artists themselves. On one wall a collection of colorful stuffed animals hang, their heads buried in blocks of cement. On anoth...

Bedroom Farce Plays out on EWU Stage

Bedroom Farce Plays out on EWU Stage

By Logan Stahl, Staff Reporter
May 25, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Carousel

Turmoil or ultimate forgiveness? The developing scenes of the EWU Theater Department’s new production, “Bedroom Farce,” produces a peculiar mood where the future is unknown.   Josh Stamoolis, a guest director at EWU, and the entire cast give attendees a genuine laugh with the comedy by acco...

Spring Concert Musician Announced

Spring Concert Musician Announced

By Logan Stahl, Staff Reporter
May 18, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Carousel

Eagle Entertainment, a student-led organization that hosts various events across campus, has announced this year’s spring concert performer. Asaf Borgore, professionally Borgore, will take the stage at Reese Court on June 1. Borgore is an Israeli music producer and DJ. He owns his own record company called ...

A Symphonic Experience

A Symphonic Experience

By Erin Rebar, A&E and Features Editor
May 11, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

For two nights, the rich, liquid tones of “Verdi’s Requiem” oscillated through the halls of the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox in Spokane, Washington. Performed by the Spokane Symphony Orchestra and Chorale in conjunction with the EWU Symphonic Choir and the Gonzaga University Chamber Chorus...

School’s Most Important Lesson

School’s Most Important Lesson

By Logan Stahl, Staff Reporter
May 4, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Bill Conable lives in Cheney, but he travels the world teaching the Alexander technique. The Alexander technique is a specialized method that teaches one how to improve movement and coordination. Most of the students Conable has taught are performing arts students, such as musicians. Conable rec...

Revoking the “R” Word

Revoking the “R” Word

By Erin Rebar, A&E and Features Editor
May 4, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The men of EWU’s Pi Kappa Phi fraternity collected around 200 signatures on the backs of t-shirts they wore around campus on April 20. The shirts were labeled “Spread the Word to End the Word” and supported a relatively new campaign focused on asking students to be more mindful of their vocabu...

Greek Life Strolls into Competition

Greek Life Strolls into Competition

By Logan Stahl, Staff Reporter
May 4, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Carousel

The third annual MAYhem Step and Stroll event took place last weekend where diversified sororities and fraternities from the Pacific Northwest competed in a dance-oriented competition. Most of the competitors at the event were from EWU, but students from Washington State University, University of...

“Bedroom Farce” Comes to EWU

“Bedroom Farce” Comes to EWU

By Logan Stahl, Staff Reporter
April 27, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

EWU theater department returns with a new comedy production, “Bedroom Farce.” The new production will open on the EWU Theatre’s Main Stage May 12. Guest Director Josh Stamoolis is leading the small cast in the Oliver and Tony Award winning production. This is Stamoolis’ first time directi...

Local Art Scene: Collision Course

Local Art Scene: Collision Course

By Logan Stahl, Staff Reporter
April 27, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The EWU student art gallery located on Second Street in Cheney is currently hosting Collision Course, an installation of video-based collaborations featuring six EWU students. The projects were created with special focuses given to current social and political topics. “The exhibition features a variety of vide...

A Cultivated Vision

A Cultivated Vision

By Erin Rebar, A&E and Features Editor
April 27, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia

Time to Grow

Time to Grow

By Erin Rebar, A&E and Features Editor
April 20, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Spring is finally here and the EWU garden, located behind the Red Barn and diagonal to the Townhouse apartments, is ready to bloom. “The EWU Community Garden was started in 2011 by the hard work of a group of students and a true dedication of time and effort by Dr. Robin O’Quinn and Dr. Laurie Mo...

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