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Antigo Nick Contemporizes Greek Tragedy

Michelle Foster, Staff Reporter
November 12, 2016
Filed under A&E, Events

The classic Greek tragedy of Antigone has been brought into contemporary times through Anne Carson’s unique and radical translation of the play, “Antigo Nick” (alternately spelled “Antigonick”). The play, directed by Professor Jessica Cerullo, was performed in Harper Joy Theater from Nov. 10 throu...

Comedian Gloria Bigelow provides provocative, socially conscious humor

Comedian Gloria Bigelow provides provocative, socially conscious humor

Missy Gerlach, Staff Reporter
November 10, 2016
Filed under A&E, A&E Highlight

As part of the ongoing Equality Coffeehouse event, FACE (Feminists Advocating for Change and Empowerment) invited a rather unique performer in comedian Gloria Bigelow, who uniquely addressed intersectional issues across the board. Her exuberance and expressiveness brought her comedy to life and kept...

“Kaleidoscope” is a unique music experience

“Kaleidoscope” is a unique music experience

Michelle Foster, Staff Reporter
November 10, 2016
Filed under A&E, Front Page Slideshow

Bagpipes, accordion, strings, Ghanaian drums, guitar, electric bass, brass and singers are among the many musical sounds that came together for a unique performance in Hunter Conservatory. “Kaleidoscope,” a concert featuring a variety of ensembles and musicians from Whitman College and Walla Walla Com...

Wire Watch: Week of November 10th

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor
November 10, 2016
Filed under A&E, Pio Picks

"Here, There & Everywhere:" A film celebrating all things snowsport-related. 7:00 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 10. Cordiner Hall. Tickets 10 dollars presale, 15 dollars at the door. Fall Jazz Ensemble Concert: Directed by Doug Scarborough and Gary Gemberling. 7:00p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 10. ...

“I Too Am Whitman” gives voice to marginalized students, identities

“I Too Am Whitman” gives voice to marginalized students, identities

Missy Gerlach, Staff Reporter
November 3, 2016
Filed under A&E, A&E Highlight, Front Page Slideshow

Stepping into the Stevens Gallery in Reid, one is faced with an interesting set of images and writings. To the left, pieces of poster paper are taped to the wall, each one with a short statement. To the right, portraits of Whitman students, each one holding their respective piece of paper, allow vie...

“Noises Off” kicks off new season for Little Theatre

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor
November 3, 2016
Filed under A&E, A&E Highlight

The Michael Frayn-penned farce, “Noises Off” will commence a new season of theatrical productions for the Little Theatre of Walla Walla, and it looks to start the season off with a bang. The play premieres Friday, Nov. 4, with another show on Nov. 5. The play will then run Friday-Sunday on the followi...

“Art of the Deal” movie mocks Trump’s crass side

Michelle Foster, Staff Writer
November 3, 2016
Filed under A&E, Movie Reviews

Political humor is at its most bizarre in the Funny or Die production, “Donald Trump’s The Art of the Deal: The Movie.” The film, released on Feb. 10, 2016, is a parody that highlights the absurdity and crudeness that has come with this year’s controversial Republican presidential candidate. The ...

Comedian Andy Hendrickson performs at Reid Campus Center

Missy Gerlach, Staff Writer
October 27, 2016
Filed under A&E

The basement of Reid Campus Center is undoubtedly a change of scene for a comedian that made his career in New York City and currently lives in Los Angeles. Despite the different crowd, visiting comic Andy Hendrickson, who performed at Whitman College on Oct. 20, proved that his dry, witty humor transcend...

Ruth Fluno “Today Will Be Yesterday” exhibition opens at Sheehan Gallery

Ruth Fluno “Today Will Be Yesterday” exhibition opens at Sheehan Gallery

Michelle Foster, Staff Writer
October 27, 2016
Filed under A&E

Bright, vivid paintings, featuring people, buildings, flowers and more now cover the walls of Whitman’s Sheehan Gallery. The new exhibitions are “Today Will Be Yesterday,” a Ruth Fluno retrospective, and “Walla Walla Modern,” which commemorates the painting trio of Fluno, Jeannette Jackson Murphy a...

Spotlight On Students: A week of Humans vs. Zombies

Spotlight On Students: A week of Humans vs. Zombies

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor
October 27, 2016
Filed under A&E, Front Page Slideshow

Zombies lurked on Ankeny Field and the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse rode through Whitman’s campus last week as this semester’s week-long “Humans vs. Zombies” game commenced. Around 40 students participated in the game, marked by bright orange bandannas, nerf guns and a simulated hunger for...

Walla Walla Balloon Stampede Returns for 42nd Year

Missy Gerlach, Staff Writer
October 20, 2016
Filed under A&E, Front Page Slideshow

Balloons took to the skies of Walla Walla–albeit briefly–for the 42nd year of the annual Walla Walla Balloon Stampede. While the fun and merrymaking was impacted by heavy rain and wind throughout last weekend, the spirit of the event persevered. The third oldest hot air balloon event in the country, the Balloon S...

This From Cloudland opens at Harper Joy

This From Cloudland opens at Harper Joy

Michelle Foster, Staff Writer
October 20, 2016
Filed under A&E, A&E Highlight, Events

A boy’s head is stuck in a bear’s mouth, people speak of stealing free things and two lovers hold themselves hostage in “This From Cloudland,” an original piece written and directed by Whitman Professor of Theater Kristen Kosmas. The opening performance took place on Wednesday, October 19 a...

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