Choir disappointed that once in a lifetime trip canceled by COVID-19

In March during Spring break, the LCCC Cantorei was set to perform for the Choirs of America at the Lincoln Center in New York City. Just a couple days before they left, administrators reluctantly canceled the trip as news reports began to surface of the infection ravaging the famous city. This trip was supposed to

LCCC celebrates national Hispanic heritage month with Day of the Dead event

Students at LCCC had an opportunity to learn about the Day of the Dead on October 15th at the CCC Student Lounge. Day of the Dead, or Dia de los Muertos is a Hispanic holiday where families pay respects to their deceased loved ones with a celebration involving music, food, and dance among other festivities. It’s believed that the

A decade of craft left for the future

  Jim Trudaeu is a 91-year-old Cheyenne resident with a unique and mesmerizing life story. He is a military veteran and an award-winning violin builder. He once taught at Laramie County Community College and is now making a generous and unique donation to the college’s Fine Arts program. He plans to donate several of his

26 bands to perform for Fridays on the Plaza

Since 2005, the Friday’s on the Plaza has been the go-to event in Cheyenne every summer. Starting June 7 to Aug. 30, there will be a variety of 26 bands and artists, and seven of those are local. There will also be a few dates not on Friday, called Fridays Extended. There will be two

The music program has a lot of performances planned before the semester closes

The music department has big plans as the spring 2019 semester closes out. Frank Cook, the instrumental music instructor, and Beth Kean, the vocal instructor, both give insight on the big plans they have for the final weeks of the semester. Cook said the upcoming instrumental concert will be themed “America.” “The wind symphony will

Top 10 songs released in 2019 that should be added to your summer playlists

Since summer is almost around the corner I’ve decided to tell you the top 10 songs, released in 2019, that you should add to your summer playlist. I will also be linking Spotify and YouTube playlist links I made for summer playlists.   Bad Guy by Billie Eilish “Bad Guy” is packed with bass and

Sounds good: Editor’s take on best EP’s/albums of 2018

As we draw near to the end of the year, I usually formulate what I think are the best albums of the last 12 months. So, for this column I will tell you what I think are the top five best EP’s and albums of 2018. What helps me determine what makes a good album

The Mannheim Steamroller Orchestra comes to Cheyenne on their 31st Christmas tour

Keaton Marsh  Contributing writer The neoclassical orchestra Mannheim Steamroller, conducted by Chip Davis, takes the stage for two shows on Saturday, Nov. 17, during its 31st Christmas tour. Each show lasts 2 hours with a 15-minute intermission. The early show’s seating begins at 2 p.m., the later show at 7 p.m. Tickets are available to

Moscow Ballet to present the Great Russian Nutcracker on Dec. 6

By Jordan Jacknitsky Contributing writer Fans of ballet and musical theater may be happy to hear that the Moscow Ballet is coming to Cheyenne, presenting a whimsical and seasonal show at 7 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Cheyenne Civic Center. Touring and performing throughout North America since 1979, the Moscow Ballet is a large ballet

Lincoln theater to open up as a new music venue in the spring

The famous Lincoln Theater located in downtown Cheyenne closed its doors in May. With a new owner buying the venue, the theater will soon be up and running, but movies won’t be on the marquee.   Originally a live performance venue, the theater opened its doors in 1929 with help from financier Francis E. Warren.

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