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Mike McGuinn Helps Bring Fun, Cool Musicians to Walla Walla

Michelle Foster, Staff Writer

March 30, 2017

The music scene in Walla Walla is thriving with more diversity thanks to the efforts of, among others, Mike McGuinn. The owner of Urban Grow Systems, a hydroponics shop, McGuinn has worked to bring in a wide range of musicians that locals might not normally get a chance to see. Some of the well-kn...

Escape the bubble: Ian McFeron and SONiA visit Walla Walla

Clara Bartlett

September 6, 2012

Acclimating to a new school year, living space and variety of classes, it's easy to get caught up in the stress and resulting exhaustion that is the beginning phase of September. So, rather than self-medicate your September strain with too much chocolate, Facebook time, excessive room rearrangement or...

Whitman psychs up for Seattle rap act Macklemore, Ryan Lewis

Alex Hagen

March 1, 2012

On Saturday, March 3, Seattle-based hip-hop artist Macklemore and producer Ryan Lewis will play a sold-out show in the Reid ballroom.  The concert, which was only announced on Feb. 17, has already sparked a great amount of interest among Whitman students. Sponsored by the Whitman Events Board, the...

Harry and the Potters bring magic to Whitman

Credit: Catie Bergman

Alex Hagen

November 3, 2011

Famed "wizard rock" band Harry and the Potters  took the stage of the Reid Campus Center on Saturday, Oct. 29, delivering an energetic, exciting concert experience. The show was made possible by KWCW, WEB and the DJs of "The Witching Hour." While interviewing the band during a tour stop in Portland la...

History, music at Cappella Romana

McCaulay Singer-Milnes

October 28, 2010

On November 4 and 5, Whitman College students will have the chance to experience a crossover of multiple academic disciplines when Cappella Romana, an ensemble that performs music from the "Christian East and West", visits campus to give a lecture and performance. Combining history, music and ethnog...

Live shows: Broadcast and Atlas Sound at Le Poisson Rouge, Oct. 20

Andrew Hall

October 29, 2009

This weekend, Broadcast and Atlas Sound, with support from the Selmanaires, will be appearing at Neumos in Seattle on Saturday, Oct. 31, and at the Doug Fir in Portland on Sunday, Nov. 1. Having just seen this same tour last week as part of CMJ, I can draw two conclusions: 1. If you have any interest...

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