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Janani Balasubramanian Performs Poetry, PowerPoint

Zuhra Amini, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017

Janani Balasubramanian, one half of the spoken word duo DarkMatter and wholly themselves, performed to a packed audience in Kimball Theater on Jan. 27. As a solo artist, Balasubramanian works within the genre of speculative fiction, and similarly incorporates highly researched science and mathematical...

This From Cloudland opens at Harper Joy

This From Cloudland opens at Harper Joy

Michelle Foster, Staff Writer

October 20, 2016

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...

Community College “Poetry and Dance Project” translates art to new forms

Community College

Michelle Foster, Staff Writer

October 13, 2016

Poetry, dance, music and theatre were intertwined in a moving performance at Walla Walla Community College. “A Poetry and Dance Project” was held at 7 p.m. on Oct. 8, and was centered around the poems of Raymond Carver and Tess Gallagher, paired with other art forms including music and dance. The s...

‘Noises Off’ comes to Harper Joy

Mallory Martin

October 18, 2012

The lines have been memorized; door choreography is down; lights, sound and set have been perfected and the opening night of "Noises Off" is upon us. From Thursday, Oct. 18 through Sunday, Oct. 21, the Harper Joy Theatre will present the famed play-within-a-play comedy, complete with humorous misunderstandings,...

Local performers get stage time at cantina

Hannah Bartman

September 27, 2012

Strolling down Main Street and looking in the quaint boutiques of Walla Walla, one would be surprised to find out that there are battles raging just a mile from the Whitman College campus. However, these are not battles of blood and gore, but battles of wit, speed and accuracy. They are rap battles that...

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