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Professor’s legacy lives on

Professor’s legacy lives on

By Sam Jackson, Reporter

November 29, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Carousel

Known for his modernist style and culturally influenced artwork, Ruben Trejo’s famed collection of pieces are going on display. The nationally acclaimed artist’s work will be at the Marmot Art Space in Spokane throughout the entire month of December. Even though Ruben Trejo died in July 2009...

‘Healthy change’ coming to EWU Opera

‘Healthy change’ coming to EWU Opera

By Sam Jackson, Reporter

November 29, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Carousel

EWU’s Opera Department revamped the program by starting off with a Pastiche, followed by two more productions this year. The program is used to only one production per year, but with the efforts of new Director of the Opera Program at EWU, Dr. Abbigail Coté, they are working on completing thr...

Featured guest makes Broken Mic appearance

Featured guest makes Broken Mic appearance

By Dayana Morales, Arts & Entertainment Editor

November 29, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Broken Mic, held every Wednesday night from 6:30-9 p.m. at Neato Burrito at 827 W 1st Ave., is free and open to all ages. The event has been taking place at Neato Burrito for seven years. They serve one-pound burritos, bowls, and quesadillas to enjoy while listening to the poets. They also have a co...

Review: ‘Heathers’ musical an uneasy high school dramedy

Review: ‘Heathers’ musical an uneasy high school dramedy

By Dayana Morales, Arts & Entertainment Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Carousel

“Heathers: The Musical,” which the EWU Theater Department put together, was the first musical I have ever attended. I know, I know, I’m the Arts and Entertainment Editor, how is that possible? Well it is and let me tell you, I have been missing out. The musical is based on the 1988 black comed...

Eagle Made bazaar showcases student and alumni artwork

Eagle Made bazaar showcases student and alumni artwork

By Sam Jackson, Reporter

November 16, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Just in time for the holidays, the EWU Downtown Student Art Gallery is hosting a student and alumni bazaar called Eagle Made.   The EWU Downtown Art Gallery is open from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Brewster Hall. There are 13 artists showcasing and selling their artwork and will be present at the galler...

Philosophy majors juggle between Star Wars and Kant

Philosophy majors juggle between Star Wars and Kant

By Dayana Morales, Arts and Entertainment Editor

November 10, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Want to talk about Star Wars? Care to debate Immanuel Kant? The Philosophy Club meets weekly on Wednesday to engage with topics ranging from pop culture to the foundations of Western philosophy. The weekly general meetings are typically philosophical debates, topical conversations, and discussion...

Music department preps for weekend jazz Dialogue Festival

Music department preps for weekend jazz Dialogue Festival

By Sam Jackson, Reporter

November 10, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The music department offers classes that pave the way toward a career path in music for many EWU students. For non-music majors there are still opportunities provided to be a part of their ensembles and take lessons. The goal of the department is to ensure that students find success through thei...

Dia de Los Muertos

Dia de Los Muertos

By Sam Jackson, Reporter

November 8, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Carousel

EWU organizations and departments gathered together to put on a Día de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) event, celebrating the lives of those who were victims of the Mexico earthquake, murdered transgender people, painter Frida Kahlo and many others. Day of the Dead is a festivity based on indig...

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