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Beers at ‘Basin

AJ Handley, Photographer September 21, 2023

On Sept. 17, Snowbasin Resort celebrated its third week of Oktoberfest. Everywhere in sight were Steins of brewed beer surrounded by local vendors and the sound of blues music. Guests participated in...

Performers of the nights first dance number, Resonance, as part of the annual Orchesis Dance Theater Performance. Taken in April 2019.

Dancing into spring

Lexie Andrew, Culture editor March 23, 2023

Orchesis Dance Theatre at Weber State University is welcoming spring with their spring dance concert, Primavera, March 30-April 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Allred Theater. There will be a matinee performance...

Influential Black figures in Ogden’s history

Megan Swann, Reporter February 7, 2023

Feb. 1 marks the beginning of Black History Month, a time to add extra emphasis to the achievements and struggles of African Americans in U.S. history. Ogden’s history is filled with many influential...

The sound of saxophones fills the air during the Jazz Ensemble performance.  (Nikki Dorber/The Signpost) Photo credit: Nikki Dorber

Jazzed to be back

Caitlyn Nichols November 1, 2021

For the first time since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Weber State University Jazz Ensemble returned to the stage for an in-person concert on Oct. 26 in the Allred Theater. The performance...

The Bells of Rhymney was performed by the WSU Concert Choir and was directed by Mark Henderson. (Lisa Rajigah/The Signpost) Photo credit: Lisa Rajigah

Coming back to the stage

Makayla Geddes October 25, 2021

This year's Annual Fall Choirfest at Weber State University's Allred Theatre exhibited a large offering of different musical styles and disciplines. Songs varied from madrigals to showtunes to jazz classics....

LGBTQ+ pride flags line the entrances to Weber State University on March 26. Photo credit: Weber State University

Encircle creates connections for the LGBTQ community

Ally Nelson April 12, 2021

LGBTQ youth are three times more likely to attempt suicide than their heterosexual peers. Forty-eight percent of transgender adults reported having made a suicide attempt, according to Encircle’s...

Scholarships and upcoming auditions for the performing arts

Scholarships and upcoming auditions for the performing arts

Caitlyn Nichols January 15, 2021

For students interested in participating with Weber State University’s performing arts programs during the 2021-22 school year, and maybe even get scholarships for it, now is the time to act and apply. The...

More than 100 people, both students and community members, showed up during the Union Station event to support the WSU Jazz Choir. (Israel Campa / The Signpost)

Jazz sounds on the Union Station grounds

Francisco Ruiz February 19, 2020

When Weber State University began offering classes in “Jazz Appreciation,” many students enrolled in the course faced a significant challenge to their grades. The course required students to...

The cellists are ready to perform with Jennifer Erickson (Israel Campa / The Signpost)

‘I Am the Folklore’ highlights WSU’s musical range

Francisco Ruiz September 6, 2019

Acclaimed cellist and Weber State University music professor Viktor Uzur organized the annual Bonneville Chamber Music Festival to give Weber faculty and students an opportunity to demonstrate their creative...

Joe McQueens saxophone sits waiting for him before the show. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

Spotlighting Jazz at Weber State

Landin Griffith February 21, 2019

Weber State University orchestrated its third annual jazz festival at the Val A. Browning Center on Feb. 16. The festival highlighted performances from a few of northern Utah’s middle school and...

McQueen watches as speakers express their admiration for him, and gratitude for his work. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

Honoring 100 years of jazz

Landin Griffith February 14, 2019

Jazz musician Joe McQueen celebrated his pre-100th birthday at the Utah State Capitol building on Feb. 7. Friends and family at the celebration honored McQueen for his lifelong devotion to preserving a...

Lifetime achievement Grammy Award winning musician Booker T. Jones, left,  and legendary Jazz saxophonist Joe McQueen chat before their performance at Peery Egyptian Theater. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

Music legends meet at the Egyptian Theater

Jennifer Greenlee January 20, 2019

R&B legend Booker T. Jones and Ogden's own jazz icon Joe McQueen met on stage at the historic Peery's Egyptian Theatre on Jan. 18.The two were invited by Ogden Friends of Acoustic Music, a non-profit...

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