Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

Scene: Lambert performs through mixture of songs and poetry in SURC Theater

Observer/Nick Terrell

BY RANDI GIBBONS, Online Reporter Spoken word poet and Grammy nominated singer, Mary Lambert, performed an intense and heart-filled show in the SURC Theater on Jan 17. The venue was moved from the ballroom to the theater which made the crowds experience all the more intimate. Lambert is well-known for her support of gay and lesbian rights through […]

Scene: D&M Coffee owners expand to pizzeria on Third Avenue

Margo Massey/Observer

BY COLLIN JOHNSON, Staff Reporter Four weeks ago, D&M Coffee Co. opened a pizza restaurant across the street from Safeway.  Owners Donna Malek and Mark Holloway established Cornerstone Pie with the full intention of giving Ellensburg the contemporary, artistic and eco-friendly touch that it needed. “What we want here, is what we’ve had to go out […]

Trip Like Animals to play at Prosody events next Thursday

By MARGAUX MASSEY, staff reporter “People trip like animals do,” Mike Molner, lead singer and guitarist of band Trip Like Animals, said of the band’s name.  “It doesn’t have anything to do with drugs, and it’s funny that people think it does.”

The illist artists meet at Prosody

By MARGAUX MASSEY, staff reporter The fourth stop on Illest Uminati’s Illumination tour is in Ellensburg on May 18.  The tour is to promote his first nationally distributed EP, and the first thing he has released under this name, Higgs Boson.

‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ arrives at the McConnell

By MARGAUX MASSEY, staff reporter Starting Friday, the Central Washington University theater program will give seven performances of the musical “Jesus Christ Superstar.”

Subliminal sound

By MARGAUX MASSEY, staff reporter With a self-proclaimed “white-boy reggae/acoustic groove,” the Moses Lake-based band, Dimestore Profits, will be performing at Prosody on May 3.

Music students shine in senior recitals

By CONNIE MORGAN, staff reporter Wednesday night, Shanauan Green started the spring season with a percussion recital in order to achieve these graduation standards.

OPR’s Spring Symposium offered something for everyone last week on the east patio

By MADISON MCCLAUSLAND, copy editor Last Thursday on the SURC patio, Outdoor Pursuits and Rentals hosted the annual Spring Symposium, which included live music, mini clinics, vendor booths and grub.

Rock against rape offers more than just music

By ADAM WILSON, staff reporter One of the Wellness Center’s biggest goals is to spread awareness on the importance of preventing sexual assaults. They aim to do this through a rock concert.

First-time comedy show brings comedy and music entertainment to the valley this weekend

By MARGAUX MASSEY, staff reporter When someone is asked how they got involved with their current line of work, one answer that is never expected is: “It started with a dare.”