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KWCW show of the week

Anu Lingappa '15 (left) and Erin Walters '17. Photo by Tywen Kelly.
October 30, 2014

Show: The Witching Hour Time: Mondays, 6-8 p.m. Hosts: Anu Lingappa and Erin Walters "The Witching Hour" is your local source for wizard rock and "Harry Potter" trivia. Each show is set around a theme,...

Violence in Harry Potter Community Calls for Barrier between Fans, Stars

Violence in Harry Potter Community Calls for Barrier between Fans, Stars
April 17, 2014

Wizard rock is a genre of music generated by the fan culture surrounding the Harry Potter books. Since J.K. Rowling and the books themselves are so universally popular, many fans look closer to home...

End of an era: The life, death of Harry Potter fan culture

Infographic by Sara Rasmussen
March 13, 2012

"We're here because we love Harry Potter, but we're not here for Harry Potter. We're here to celebrate the stuff being created around Harry Potter." So spoke Hank Green, an entrepreneur perhaps...

Harry and the Potters bring magic to Whitman

Credit: Catie Bergman
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 Show of the Week

DJ Claire Johnson '14, Paul DeGeorge (Harry Potter, Year 7), DJ Sara Rasmussen '12, Joe DeGeorge (Harry Potter, Year 4), DJ Mehera Nori '12 after their interview and a show at Backspace in downtown Portland on June 21, 2011.
October 27, 2011

'The Witching Hour' Many young wizards and witches associate the term "Golden Trio" with famed friends Harry Potter, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger. But they are mistaken. The phrase actually describes...

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