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“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...

Science and Art

Science and Art

By Erin Rebar, A&E and Features Editor
April 13, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

EWU’s annual Research and Creative Works Symposium, which will be celebrating its 20th birthday this spring, will be bringing over 200 EWU student projects to campus May 16 and 17. “We typically have a lot [of presentations] in the STEM fields, as well as social sciences,” Associate Dean of E...

Finder’s Keepers

Finder’s Keepers

By Erin Rebar, A&E and Features Editor
April 6, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Carousel

There is something almost old-world about the art in the EWU’s current gallery exhibition, “A Look Back,” by Spokane artist Dan McCann. Natural fibers mix with mechanical odds and end.  Various boxes, mounted on walls and sitting on tables, display a sort of colorful menagerie one might expect to s...

Students and faculty remember EWU professor

Students and faculty remember EWU professor

By Erin Rebar, A&E and Features Editor
March 28, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Carousel

Kendall Feeney, director of the EWU Contemporary Music Ensemble and one of EWU’s piano professors, passed away after a battle with cancer on March 6. Students and faculty alike are mourning the loss of a woman they call a powerful musician and a dear friend.

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Copper Hana’s Service Gets an Upgrade

Copper Hana’s Service Gets an Upgrade

By Erin Rebar, A&E and Features Editor
March 9, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Carousel, Features, Food Review

Copper Hana, Cheney’s local sushi joint, seems to have gotten its feet under itself after a rather rocky start last spring. In an article published by The Easterner shortly after the restaurant’s opening, it was noted that Copper Hana’s atmosphere was hip and clean, and the sushi was high quality, but the se...

“Avenue Q” Wows

“Avenue Q” Wows

By Colette-Janae Buck, Copy Editor
March 9, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Carousel

Walking into EWU’s Mainstage Theatre, I didn’t know what to expect from a musical called “Avenue Q.” I had heard the ample warnings of its adult content, and I had accepted that it would probably take me back to when I was younger and fancied watching Sesame Street, but as I sat down and watched t...

“Avenue Q” Comes to EWU

“Avenue Q” Comes to EWU

By Erin Rebar, A&E and Features Editor
March 2, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Carousel

Winter Quarter’s theatrical production, “Avenue Q,” will be gracing the University Theatre Main Stage this Friday, March 3. “Avenue Q” is the story of a young graduate named Princeton and the struggle to find jobs, relationships and meaning in post-college life, according to the show’s official w...

More than Just a Job

More than Just a Job

By Erin Rebar, A&E and Features Editor
February 23, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Carousel, Features

In his free time, EWU custodian William Canfield likes spending time at home, playing legos with his kids. “I spend a lot of time with my kids doing that,” said Canfield. “I have two, a five-year-old and a nine-year-old. They are both wild.” In charge of the maintenance and cleanliness o...

Queens Under the Sea

Queens Under the Sea

February 17, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia

Eagle entertainment brings us the 19th annual EWU Drag Show.

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