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Theater students set for first production

Theater students set for first production

Story by Abby

October 3, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

A dead body floating around the stage, people hiding in an assortment of places, and a dress that goes missing. Those are just some of the many sights that audiences will be seeing in the first theater production of the year. “Out of Order” will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Thursday throug...

Balch hosts Orton Cone Box Show

Balch hosts Orton Cone Box Show

Story by Katie

October 3, 2012


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Whoever said great things come in small packages must have been talking about the Orton International Cone Box Show. The show is a biannual exhibition of ceramic art that must be able to fit into an Orton Standard Cone Box, which measures approximately 3” x 3” x 6”. Whil...

BU art ‘legend’ displays retrospective exhibition

Story by Steven Stendebach

October 3, 2012


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Walter Bailey, emeritus professor of art, will be hosting an art exhibition Thursday through Nov. 6 at Holt-Russell Gallery in Parmenter Hall. The opening of the exhibition is from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. and from 8 to 9 p.m Thursday. “Out of Fifty: Walt Bailey Retrospective” will feature work ...

Baker’s Got Talent kicks off Family Weekend

Baker’s Got Talent kicks off Family Weekend

September 28, 2012


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In celebration of family weekend, students performed in the fourth annual "Baker's Got Talent" show Sept. 21 in Rice Auditorium. Seniors Will Schowalter and Kyrie Bair served as the hosts for the event, and introduced junior Brian Lamoreux and sophomore Brandon Haefke as the opening act. The duo pe...

Choral students to sing at fundraiser

Story by Abby

September 27, 2012


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Members of the Baker University choirs will showcase their individual talents from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Moni’s Seafood and Barbecue for a fundraiser for the music program. The fundraiser will benefit the choirs by raising money to help them with various expenses, such as recruiting trips and re...

Organizations host Zumba classes

Organizations host Zumba classes

Story by Sara

September 26, 2012


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With more than 14 million people taking Zumba Fitness classes across the world, organizations on Baker University’s campus are catching on to the growing trend. According to the Zumba Fitness website, the dance-fitness program is the largest and most successful program of its kind. Over 140,00...

Lumberyard Arts Center hosts art walk

Lumberyard Arts Center hosts art walk

September 20, 2012


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The Lumberyard Arts Center hosted its final art walk of the year Sept. 14 at Eighth and High Streets. There were multiple vendors from flower arrangements to pottery. Coffee and baked goods were donated from Jitters Java and the Baldwin City Hestia Club. There was also a sidewalk decorating contest for an...

Improv group completes auditions

Improv group completes auditions

Story by Taylor

September 10, 2012


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Parallel to “Whose Line Is It Anyway?,” Baker University’s improv group, Loud Noises, played games with people who were hopeful to join in order to fill its troupe. These games, which were a part of the audition process, can be categorized into three subtypes: charades, characters and sc...

Schowalter, Bair to host Baker’s Got Talent

Story by Katie

September 10, 2012


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With the popular television show “America’s Got Talent” airing in its seventh season, Baker University’s performance of “Baker’s Got Talent” is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Friday in Rice Auditorium. Career Services Coordinator Kelly Burns has high hopes for the fo...

Hypnotist captivates BU audience

Hypnotist captivates BU audience

September 5, 2012


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During the first full week of classes, some students had the opportunity to feel as though they had eight hours of sleep after just one hour of hypnosis. Student Activities Council brought hypnotist Tom Deluca to campus Aug. 30 in Rice Auditorium. Twenty volunteers were sent to the front of the stage,...

Theatre students prepare for opening productions

Story by Abby

September 4, 2012


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Students in the Baker University theater department are rehearsing for their first two productions of the school year. Auditions for "Out of Order" and "The Medieval Tale of Robin Hood" were held Aug. 27-28 in Rice Auditorium. The students who came to try out did warm up exercises, monologue readin...

Family circus visits Baldwin City

Family circus visits Baldwin City

Story by Katie

September 4, 2012


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The Culpepper and Merriweather Circus left Baldwin City just as quickly as it came. A show full of clowns, animals and fun entertained adults and children alike during the back-to-back two hour performances Thursday night only. “Compared to other circuses, this is really personal,” said April Dy...