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Breath, Sweat, Hair, Dirt, Dust

Breath, Sweat, Hair, Dirt, Dust

Michelle Foster, Staff Writer

April 20, 2017


Filed under A&E, Front Page Slideshow

A sweeping set of performances came to the stage at Harper Joy Theatre for Whitman’s annual Spring Dance Performance, titled “breath, sweat, hair, dirt, dust.” Performances ran from April 12 to April 16 and featured the artistry of student performers alongside some notable guest choreographers. The...

Wire Watch: Week of April 13th

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor

April 11, 2017


Filed under A&E, Pio Picks

"breath, sweat, hair, dirt, dust:" A mixed-bill of new contemporary choreographies, performed by Whitman students. 8 p.m., Thursday-Saturday, April 13-15 (matinees at 2 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, April 15-16), Harper Joy Theatre. Free for Whitman students. "Babeland presents The 'Moregasm' Workshop:" A ...

“The Adventures of Alice” performed by Walla Walla Dance Company

“The Adventures of Alice” performed by Walla Walla Dance Company

Michelle Foster, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017


Filed under A&E, Front Page Slideshow

The Walla Walla Dance Company performed an excellent original take on the timeless story “Alice in Wonderland” on Saturday, Feb. 4. The show, titled “The Adventures of Alice,” took place in Cordiner Hall at 7:30 p.m. Showcasing dancers from all different classes in the dance company, the event...

Me Try Impress Now

Trevor Lewis, staff writer

October 20, 2016


Filed under Humor

  Hello. Me couldn’t help but notice you very pretty lady. You think me pretty too? Me wear ironic button up with tiny schnauzers printed on it. Me lather Axe bodywash to disguise stink flesh smell. Me very, very cool. Maybe you want talk? Me excellent conversationalist. Approachable....

Social Dance Club

Eric Anderson, Staff Writer

April 14, 2016


Filed under A&E, A&E Highlight

Sometimes, you really just can't fight that urge to get up and dance. Fortunately, when that happens, there's a club tailor-made for you.

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Beyond Borders Club Hosts 5th Annual InterNation Celebration

Beyond Borders Club Hosts 5th Annual InterNation Celebration

Lane Barton

February 25, 2016


Filed under NEWS

The 5th Annual InterNation Celebration was held in Reid Ballroom on Feb. 20th.

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The Pio talks gaming, genres with Robert DeLong

The Pio talks gaming, genres with Robert DeLong

Megan Hearst and Martina Pansze

February 14, 2016


Filed under A&E, Front Page Slideshow

The Pioneer sits down with EDM artist Robert DeLong. DeLong was brought to perform at Whitman on Feb. 11th by Whitman Events Board along with openers Chrome Sparks and Colours. His newest album “In the Cards” was released last September.

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“Go On” dance recital invites collaboration between guest artist, instructors, students

Megan Hearst

November 12, 2015


Filed under A&E, Front Page Slideshow

After months of hard work, the dance department’s annual recital, this year titled "Go On," has come to fruition. The process, which began with auditions in September, culminates in the performance at Harper Joy Theatre, on Wednesday, November 11th at 8:00 pm. Dance professors Renee Archibald and Pe...

New show builds student dance community

New show builds student dance community

Daniel Kim

December 11, 2014


Filed under A&E, A&E Highlight, Front Page Slideshow

Alongside the craze of the last week of class and the impending stress of finals, many students are committing every night this week to tech rehearsals for "Actually Just Kind of and Almost." Last week, The Pioneer examined the structure of the show, and this week we spoke with students about the experience. The performance will feature original movement...

Actually Just Kind of and Almost

Actually Just Kind of and Almost

James Kennedy

December 4, 2014


Filed under A&E, A&E Highlight

"Actually Just Kind of and Almost," the dance performance starting Dec. 11, reflects last year's introduction of dance to the theatre department, and Harper Joy Theatre has begun introducing dance-based shows into their typically play-oriented season lineup. "Seeing the dance production in our offerings...

Gumboot Dances its Way to Walla Walla

Gumboot Dances its Way to Walla Walla

Hannah Bartman

April 24, 2014


Filed under A&E, A&E Highlight, Front Page Slideshow

Language, tradition, rhythm and Walla Walla all meet in the southern African dance of gumboot. Led by senior international student from southern Africa, Thabo Liphoto, approximately 10 Whitman students have gathered to perform this unique dance at events on and off campus. "I wanted to share my cult...

Meet Performers of ‘Ukulele!’

Meet Performers of ‘Ukulele!’

Isabel Mills

December 12, 2013


Filed under FEATURE

Have you ever wanted to see a sword dancer, a group of clowns, ukulele players and a ballerina on stage at the same time? If so, the Harper Joy Theatre variety show "Ukulele!," which will run from Thursday, Dec. 12 until Sunday, Dec. 15, is the perfect performance for you. The show is a little...

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