Arts & Culture

Singer and songwriter China Forbes sang classical arias with instrumental backing from the PSU orchestra at "A Room with a View Photo," Dec. 11. Screenshot from video by Miles Sanguinetti

China Forbes talks about her PSU Orchestra performance

After her performance with the PSU Orchestra, China Forbes met with the Vanguard to talk about her a la carte…
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Singer and songwriter China Forbes sings classical arias with instrumental backing from the PSU orchestra at "A Room with a View." Photo by Miles Sanguinetti

A look inside PSU Orchestra’s “A Room with a View”

China Forbes (of Pink Martini fame) burst onto the stage with the Portland State University Orchestra to give a lucky…
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Yuelu Academy, one of historic China's most prestigious institutions of higher learning, was one of the locales discussed by Dr. Walton in her presentation. Image courtesy of Linda Walton

East Asian Program explores Confucian landscapes

A recent lecture by Dr. Linda Walton, former director of Portland State’s Institute for Asian Studies, explored the history behind…
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Portland drag queen Poison Waters stepped up to host the Fashion and Style Awards after a no-show by celebrity Daniel Baldwin. Photo by Devin Courtright

Portland Fashion and Style Awards celebrate burgeoning community

Sparkles, studs and feathers were all on hand at the third annual Portland Fashion and Style Awards on Nov. 9,…
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Ariel Pink's 'Pom Pom' | 4AD Records/2014

The sonic weirdness of Ariel Pink’s Pom Pom

Pom Pom, Ariel Pink’s recently released double album on the British label 4AD, is an amalgamation of slick pop tunes…
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No, Speed Racer. No.

Sometimes bringing your favorite childhood cartoons back from their animated graves can be pure magic. This is not one of…
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Horoscopes for the Week of Dec. 1

Aquarius Jan. 20–Feb. 18 Many wise people have found great revelation by pushing their bodies to their limits, Aquarius, but…
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Warlords of Draenor gives gamers a chance to explore a savage new world filled to the brim with overpowering enemies. Copyright Blizzard Entertainment

World of Warcraft gets a facelift

Warlords of Draenor’s launch has pushed World of Warcraft subscriptions in excess of ten million, meaning that the new expansion…
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Senior capstone raises funds for local music nonprofit

The Portland State senior capstone class Marketing for Nonprofits held a fundraiser at Crush Bar to benefit a local nonprofit…
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Portland Review lit quarterly publishes first issue of year

Portland Review, the university literary journal, celebrated their first quarterly release of the school year at Ford Food & Drink…
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Green Note a capella group performs during a 2013 concert. Photo courtesy of Green Note

Green Note a cappella student group hits high note

If you’ve ever made your way between the Smith Memorial Student Union and Cramer Hall buildings on a Tuesday afternoon,…
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