Eastern Stories

Category: Arts & Humanities

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EWU driving force behind film festival

January 24, 2019 by eastern247

Eastern Washington University is once again a proud presenting sponsor of The Spokane International Film Festival (SpIFF), which will return for its 21st year Feb. 1-8 at multiple venues around Spokane! An opportunity for film lovers to reflect on some of the greatest films from… [Read more]
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Encanto 2018

November 3, 2018 by eastern247

In support of EWU student scholarships, join us Saturday, November 24, for the 6th Annual Encanto Holiday Concierto presented by Eastern Washington University, directed by Adrian Olivas. The Encanto Music program, founded by José Iñiguez, proudly presents an evening of unique music that pairs… [Read more]
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EWU Libraries Hosts its 16th Annual Oktoberfest

October 9, 2018 by Emily Oliver

Ordinarily a place for reading books, the JFK Library will transform into a fairy tale itself Saturday, Oct. 20, in celebration of this year’s Oktoberfest. EWU alumni, students, faculty and staff are all encouraged to come dressed as their favorite fairy-tale character – or villain… [Read more]
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Remembering Patrick McManus

October 5, 2018 by easternmagazine

By Brandon Hansen ’08 Eastern Washington is known to have a few back roads. And on these back roads, you’ll find a few loggers in their crew cab crummies heading up to the job site. It was in this setting that I discovered the… [Read more]
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You Will Dig Archaeology Day

September 11, 2018 by dmeany

The Association for Washington Archaeology invites you to travel back in time and immerse yourself in the history and culture of the Columbia Plateau’s native people during Spokane Archaeology Day on the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture (MAC) grounds. This interactive event celebrating… [Read more]
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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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