Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

Tyrone Wells finds warm welcome upon visiting Central

BY Camille Meador Staff Reporter A room full of many voices suddenly quieted as Tyrone Wells and Brandon Zedaker took the stage at Central on May 2, 2014. Wells prepared himself and immediately got into playing his first song with Zedaker accompanying him. As Wells played, some people mouthed along the words and others are […]

Two students pair up to take on Burg 88.1

                                          BY Cody Bradford Staff Reporter   It is 6:30 a.m., and with the sun still rising,  Crazy Catt Tayler and DJ DIRTY SNOWBALL have already been entertaining their listeners for half an hour. LED […]

TONIGHT: Farewell, Auschwitz in Music Building, Free Admission 6:30 p.m.

BY Annika Lynch Staff Reporter   Central’s Center for Diversity and Social Justice (CDSJ) and the Jerilyn S. McIntyre Music Building Concert Hall will host the Music of Remembrance’s concert entitled “Farewell, Auschwitz,” as part of Holocaust Awareness Week. The program includes composers who will be honoring Holocaust survivors and victims. Diversity Officer Katrina Whitney […]

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.