Stone siblings deliver folky favorites

In a red-lit room full of excited, mumbling music fans, a quiet voice and an acoustic guitar merged together as Conner Youngblood took the stage in support of headliners Angus and Julia Stone on Sunday. Youngblood looped and layered numerous instruments to sculpt the intricate soundscapes behind his songs. Describing himself as “a singer-songwriter with […]

Science inspires visual art

As the lights dimmed in Demaray Hall Auditorium, the bright personality of artist-in-residence Gala Bent emerged. The SPU assistant professor of art gave a lecture last Monday on the relationship between scientific understanding and the visual arts. As a self-proclaimed “armchair scientific admirer,” Bent’s work shows artistic expression with underlying themes of science and knowledge. […]

Lipitones explores cultural prejudice

Taproot Theatre Company’s production of The Fabulous Lipitones by John Markus and Mark St. Germain took a thought-provoking look at the sensitive issue of racial discrimination through the unique lens of comedy. The play’s four-member cast delicately but effectively executed a night of uncontrollable laughter lined with honest truths about American culture. Though the beginning […]

Professor Banjo strikes a chord with families

Paul Silveria is a friendly-faced man sporting red suspenders, silver-rimmed spectacles and a large beard. Taking the stage at the Phinney Community Center this Saturday, he immediately broke into the fast-paced, improvisational “scat-singing” of a Southern banjo tune called “The Georgia Crawl.” Performing under the pseudonym Professor Banjo, Silveria has been playing the banjo and […]