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The Hammond ballet magic on and off stage

The Hammond ballet magic on and off stage

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2018


Filed under Archive, Arts & Entertainment

According to Executive Director of the Columbia Theatre Roy Blackwood, “The Nutcracker” is the most popular production that the theatre shows. This year, the classic tale is back and will be performed Dec. 7-8 at 7 p.m. at the Columbia Theatre.  Blackwood, who is accustomed to tickets for this Hamm...

Tribute in the Columbia: Carole King

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

October 19, 2018


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Executive Director of the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts Roy Blackwood looks to round up Fanfare by presenting a tribute to the songwriter Carole King. “Tapestry: The Carole King Songbook” will take the Columbia Theatre stage on Thursday, Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. Blackwood said, “When...

One man and his guitar

One man and his guitar

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2018


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During "Lonesome Traveler: The Concert with Peter Yarrow," the spotlight shone on a single performer with his guitar. On Oct. 12, at the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts, Peter Yarrow, an American singer and songwriter, engaged with the audience telling jokes and singing songs like “Puff,...

Actors take theater audiences into the woods

Actors take theater audiences into the woods

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2018


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Every play performed on stage requires an ample amount of hard work and preparation. The university Department of Music and Performing Arts presented “Into the Woods” in the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts. The play was performed on Sept. 27-28 at 7:30 p.m. and brought together characters...

What to look for this September

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

August 28, 2018


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Students returning to campus for classes can find a number of opportunities to occupy their spare time. Every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., students can purchase locally-grown produce and art crafts at the Hammond Farmers Market located at 2 W. Thomas St. The Miss Southeastern Pageant is hosted...

What to expect for this Columbia season

What to expect for this Columbia season

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

August 21, 2018


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The Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts invites the Hammond community to see the collection of performances scheduled for the stage this season. “I strongly believe that the arts enrich a person’s life, and the earlier you’re exposed to the arts, the longer you’re gonna have to mature...