The Baker Orange

Hypnotist captivates BU audience

Hypnotist captivates BU audience

September 5, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

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


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

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...

Looping musician highlights opening week

Looping musician highlights opening week

Story by Katie

August 21, 2012


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Beats, guitar, vocals and audience interaction. One wouldn’t think all of that could be accomplished by one guy on a stage by himself, but looping specialist Preston Pugmire proves that wrong. Truly a one-man band, Pugmire performed Monday in Rice Auditorium as Baker University’s Studen...

Potterton prepares for choir auditions, concerts

Story by Kayla

August 20, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Every fall semester, students have the opportunity to join three different choirs at Baker University. The concert and chamber choirs both require an audition, and the community choir is open to all Baker students as well as the Baldwin City community. The community choir was scheduled to have its f...

Jarnot excited for solo exhibition in Kansas City-based art center

Jarnot excited for solo exhibition in Kansas City-based art center

Story by Jenna

August 20, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

While art faculty member Jennifer Jarnot helps students paint a bigger picture for their future, she is often working on her own creations behind the scenes. Jarnot’s artwork will be featured in an upcoming solo art exhibition at the Leedy-Voulkos Art Center in Kansas City, Kan. The exhibition will b...

Choir evokes emotion in last concert

Choir evokes emotion in last concert

Story by Abby

May 10, 2012


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The spring choral concert featured a variety of music and a special presentation of slam poetry by junior JaNay Adgers for the final show of the year. The concert included the Baker University Concert and Community Choirs, along with the Baldwin City Children’s Choir and the Labette County High S...

Baldwin City breaks it down in Mabee Gym

Baldwin City breaks it down in Mabee Gym

Story by Abby

May 3, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Students didn’t let bad weather and a change in location affect a night of free music and a different entertainment option in Baldwin City. The Baldwin City Breakdown: Round Two was a free concert put on by KNBU-FM The Edge, the Baker University student radio station, for students and the commun...

Baldwin City breaks it down in Mabee Gym

Baldwin City breaks it down in Mabee Gym

Story by Abby

May 3, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Students didn’t let bad weather and a change in location affect a night of free music and a different entertainment option in Baldwin City. The Baldwin City Breakdown: Round Two was a free concert put on by KNBU-FM The Edge, the Baker University student radio station, for students and the commun...

Creative writers perform works

Creative writers perform works

April 26, 2012


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Creative writing students performed their poetry for more than 60 peers, an audience much larger than their class of 15. The fall 2011 advanced poetry writing class hosted a poetry reading Sunday for National Poetry Month where 11 students performed. “It was a beautiful reading and many peop...

Production of ‘Luv’ to depict life ironies

Production of ‘Luv’ to depict life ironies

Story by Cassie

April 25, 2012


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Baker University’s production of the comedy “Luv” is scheduled to take place Thursday through Sunday in Rice Auditorium. “This play has been a challenge to find a lot of rehearsal time because of events that have taken place in the auditorium,” Tom Heiman, assistant profes...

Baldwin Breakdown to take place Friday

Story by Abby

April 23, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Baker University student radio station KNBU-FM will host a free music concert, Baldwin City Breakdown: Round Two, at 7 p.m. Friday in Mabee Gym. The concert will include three performances. Freshman Greg Bradford will perform with his band Flight. Dubulaye, a performer from Atchison, will rap. Anothe...