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CVA Showcases Student Artwork at Opening Reception

CVA Showcases Student Artwork at Opening Reception

The Center for the Visual Arts Gallery at Southern Oregon University opened its latest gallery Friday, April 7, featuring artwork from SOU students, alumni, and community members. “Personally I wanted to be able to share something that I’ve only shared with my friends and family,” said featured artist Piper George whose work consisted of paintings […]

Reviving the Music Scene: Juniper Berries Release Debut Album

Reviving the Music Scene: Juniper Berries Release Debut Album

If the ghost of Elliot Smith joined forces with The Pixies the result would be the experimental pop sound of The Juniper Berries. Their debut album, Don’t Breath In Through Your Mouth not only demonstrates the band’s obvious musical prowess but also their dynamic as a group. The band started as the brainchild of Joshua […]

Review: Rocky Horror Picture Show

Review: Rocky Horror Picture Show

Southern Oregon University’s Rocky Horror Picture Show was one for the books. Being a Rocky Horror Picture Show virgin I did not quite know what to expect walking in for yearly show hosted by EPIC. With just a brief and fairly unhelpful explanation of the show, I was unsure of what I was getting myself […]

Gallery Devoted to Faculty Art Work

Gallery Devoted to Faculty Art Work

The artistic practices of Southern Oregon University’s employees aren’t limited to the Oregon Center for the Arts. Over the weekend, The Center for Visual Arts opened an exhibition showcasing art from SOU staff, faculty, and administration. Appropriately titled, “I Show Work at Work” the show “seeks to provide an opportunity for non-student employees across SOU […]

Review: Frank Warren Tells Your Secrets

Review: Frank Warren Tells Your Secrets

Everyone carries around secrets, it’s inevitable. On September 29 Frank Warren presented Postsecret LIVE! on the Southern Oregon University Campus, a presentation focused on the power of secrets.     In 2004 Warren started the PostSecret project. He encourages people to take a postcard and write down a secret they hadn’t told anyone about, and send it […]

Next in Que: Master of None

Next in Que: Master of None

“Long term relationships are tough. You can’t just expect a big, roaring fire right away, right? You know, you can’t put the big logs in first. You start with the small stuff. Kindling, all right? You add that, then you put in the big logs and then you have a roaring fire. And that’s a […]

Cattle Mutilation: The Musical

Cattle Mutilation: The Musical

“COWS IN PERIL! BIGFOOT BLAMED! THE TRUTH WILL SHOCK YOU!” This ain’t no Muppet Show. The Ashland theatrical group Puppeteers for Fears newest play, Cattle Mutilation: The Musical, is a hilarious adult horror comedy puppet show that is a must see. It features 10 original songs from playwright Josh Gross, founding member of Puppeteers for Fears, that will leave audiences […]

Art Without Boundaries

Art Without Boundaries

  SOU’s Center for the Visual Arts winter installation was boasting fresh new material from students last Thursday. The gallery included pen ink drawings, acrylic paintings, and a video installation by Kyle Simpson titled, Bible School. The piece consisted mainly of footage filmed on a VHS camcorder Simpson picked up at the local Goodwill for […]

Surviving Winter Through Art

Surviving Winter Through Art

Winter has come to Southern Oregon in waves of snow, wind, and rain. In addition to dealing with the weather, students at Southern Oregon University (SOU) are tackling the dreaded finals this week. With winter break just around the corner, the Oregon Center for the Arts (OCA) is offering a variety of events this month […]

Rush it!

Rush it!

Seeing Tony Award winning plays on a student’s budget may have felt impossible–until now. A Southern Oregon University student has just the ticket at an affordable price–all available on line through his recently created website and Facebook. As a Theater Arts Major he wanted to show other students great plays can be accessible, “I want […]

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