Month: March 2017

Arts & Culture

‘She Went To War’ showcases female veterans

“She Went To War” is a show currently being per- formed at the Guthrie Theater’s Dowling Studio. The play is the fourth Guthrie production to be part of The Telling Project, a nationwide theatrical program that uses the artistic lens of theater to help veterans share their stories. This play focuses on the real-life stories of four female veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Arts & Culture

ACDA conference: long but worthwhile

The sentiments expressed above about the American Choral Directors’ Association (ACDA) conference fit nicely with my own interpretation of what it was like. Held in the Minneapolis Convention Center from March 8 -11, with group performances at nearby Central Lutheran Church, Westminster Presbyterian Church, and Orchestra Hall, the conference was four days filled with some of the best vocal groups, vocal pedagogues and music educators around the globe.

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Guns at games? Rethink that.

When signed on Wednesday, March 22 by Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson, the Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium and the Bud Walton Arena, where University of Arkansas football and basketball games are played, were included in the list of public venues where concealed handguns would be permitted, according to Sports Illustrated.

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Why you should write for the Echo

In an age where free speech around the world is under attack, there is one place that protects any rational opinion, well-thought-out idea or view of the world: journalism. Journalism, as defined by Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary is “the collection and editing of news for presentation through the media.” Have you ever thought that this could be you?

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