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Celebrating Diversity & Inclusion Week

May 7, 2018 by eastern247

The annual Diversity and Inclusion Week, May 7-10, is an opportunity for the campus community to learn and grow. This week is a full collaboration of different programs, departments and people on campus who want to share their experiences in order to educate and… [Read more]
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Scheherajazz Features Music Ensembles

May 3, 2018 by dmeany

Eastern Washington University's Music Department will present an innovative concert collaboration between its distinguished Symphony Orchestra and Jazz Band as they perform the U.S. premiere - and only the second performance worldwide - of a lost work known as Scheherajazz. The first-ever concert celebrating EWU's… [Read more]
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Get Lit! Festival celebrates 20 years

April 23, 2018 by easternmagazine

The Get Lit! Festival has been a driving force in Spokane’s growing literary community – fostering a love of reading and writing in the area while celebrating talented local, regional and national writers – and this April marks its 20th anniversary. The festival started small its… [Read more]
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Q&A with ‘The Tempest’ director Jeff Sanders

March 29, 2018 by Christine Tully

EWU Theatre’s production of The Tempest is now showing. Filled with monsters, fairies, romance and shipwrecks, the production is Shakespeare's final and most mature romance. How did you decide on The Tempest for the winter quarter play? I’m currently drawn to stories that seem to unify us as people… [Read more]
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VCD students receive advice from industry leaders

October 20, 2017 by eastern247

Visual communication design students and alumni gathered last Tuesday for a night of building community and making connections – industry leaders and EWU alumni spent the night critiquing up-and-coming graphic designer’s portfolios. For the past four years, VCD professor Travis Masingale has been expanding… [Read more]
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EWU student receives opportunity to perform on 18th century violin

by eastern247

An EWU student was given the opportunity to perform on a rare 18th century violin at last week’s orchestra concert, thanks to an EWU alumnus. The violin, made by Joseph Guarnerius or “del Gesu” in 1736, is owned by EWU alumnus Lynn Nelson ’69, a… [Read more]
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