Arts & Culture

Artist Wesley Petersen sits on a pile of rubble, which he will carry across the Autzen gallery over the course of his TOIL exhibition. Photo by: Jeoffry Ray

Masters in making: Part II

Portland State’s Master of Fine Arts candidates are back with a second round of solo exhibitions to be displayed across…
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Photo by: Del Shawn Davidson

New historical exhibit examines the presidency of Abraham Lincoln

The Oregon Historical Society unveiled a new exhibit, 2 Years, 1 Month: Lincoln’s Legacy, on April 12. The exhibit focuses…
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Tales from the crowdfunding front lines

Finding an artist with a wallet that’s not always exclusively lined with sad moths is getting harder every day. As…
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Metal heads assemble! ‘Heavy Metal’ comes to 5th Avenue Cinema

Gerald Potterton’s 1981 fantasy-animated film Heavy Metal screens this weekend at 5th Avenue Cinema, and everyone should go out to…
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Goat-y goodness, a review of ‘Goat Simulator’

Playing Goat Simulator, developed by Coffee Stain studios, is an utterly ridiculous experience through and through. In a nutshell, you…
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Cemil Aydin speaking at Understanding Muslim Admirers of Japan's Shinto Emperor: Entangled Histories of the Middle East and East Asia in the Age of Modern Empires, 1839-1919
Tuesday, April 8. Photo by: Christopher Sohler

Lecture examines 19th century relationship between Middle East and Asia

In a talk entitled “Understanding Muslim Admirers of Japan’s Shinto Emperor: Entangled Histories of the Middle East and East Asia…
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"Ich Hunger" by Tacoma, Washington Director, Isaac Olsen.

NWFC tracks Northwest filmmakers

Would you believe that at least once a week throughout the year, one could easily get a generous sampling of…
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Sean Davis in front of his paintings in Six Days Art Gallery. Photo by: Corinna Scott

Not a war book

Ooligan Press released its latest work The Wax Bullet War: Chronicles of a Soldier& Artist by Sean Davis. The book…
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Try jumping, in short: despair

Dark Souls 2 is a game with some pretty big shoes to fill. The original Dark Souls is a game…
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MFA Candidate Isaac Weiss discusses work and art practice in front of his 
painting, Far Out. Photo by: Jeoffray Ray

Masters in making: part 1

Spring term is in full swing, and Portland State’s art galleries are buzzing with activity. The graduating Masters of Fine…
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I’m a loner, Dottie. A rebel.

Screening this weekend at 5th Avenue Cinema is Tim Burton’s Pee-wee’s Big Adventure , a story filled with comedy, love and…
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