Arts & Culture

Poet who goes by Germ performs at Poetic Justice on Nov. 19, 2015 in Cramer Hall. Aleck Woogmaster/PSU Vanguard

Social work class gives voice to social justice poets

Members of the Portland hip hop and poetry communities recently teamed up with students from Portland State for an evening of performance poetry and social justice dialogue. Students Amanda Ferrat,…
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Restaurant: Salvador Molly’s

Step inside the eclectic walls of Salvador Molly’s for some tasty treats! The restaurant itself has an atmosphere that would expect you to believe they will charge you $3 for…
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Horoscopes for the week of Nov. 22

Sagittarius (Nov. 22–Dec. 21) Though you are not spiteful and try to be kind, others are jealous of your more traditional outside beauty and tendency to uphold the moral structure….
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Compassion and education are the framework for Vegfest

Northwest Veg organized the 11th annual vegan food and lifestyle festival, VegFest, at the Portland Convention Center on Nov. 14 and 15. What was originally a small affair at the…
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Still from "Untitled in Ireland" directed by Portland State film student Jaden Fooks. Courtesy of Dustin Morrow.

Students screen films made in Ireland

Student filmmakers screened their films, made during a summer study abroad program in Ireland, at 5th Avenue Cinema this past Friday, Nov. 14. Cinema Studies in Dublin is an education…
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'Eurydice' by Sarah Ruhl/2003

Explore the underworld in ‘Eurydice’

Award-winning playwright Sarah Ruhl’s retelling of the classic Greek myth of Orpheus, Eurydice, opened on Nov. 12 in the Portland State School of Theater & Film. In Ruhl’s version, the…
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Featured at the Museum of Contemporary Craft, 'Alien She' analyzed the effect of the 1990s Riot Grrl movement on contemporary culture. Catherine Johnson/PSU Vanguard

“Alien She” exhibit illustrates effects of feminist movement Riot Grrrl

The Museum of Contemporary Craft is currently featuring their exhibit, “Alien She,” one of the first projects to explore the impact of Riot Grrrl on artists today. The display was…
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John Slaughter performs his own poetry on Aug. 30, 2015 at Fifth Avenue Lounge. Courtesy of Kathryn Kendall.

Q-and-A with John Slaughter of “Poetic Justice”

Poet, #BlackLivesMatter activist and Benson High School Athletics Coach John Slaughter will host “Poetic Justice,” a community poetry reading and open mic geared towards providing a platform for social justice…
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Oregon Guitar Quartet is Jesse McCann,John Mery, Mario Diaz, and Bryan Johanson. The group plays Lincoln Hall 11/20 at 7:30p.m. Courtesy of the Oregon Guitar Quartet

Oregon Guitar Quartet to play ‘Fakebook’

Oregon Guitar Quartet plays live at Portland State’s Lincoln Hall this Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. The Fakebook concert will preview work from the group’s upcoming album of…
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Portland State of Mind examines the complexities of our identities

Six Portland State resource centers sponsored the second annual “Intersections: An Evening of Storytelling about Identity, Culture, Community and Pride,” on Thursday, Oct. 29. Neola Young, a community advocate, was…
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Activity: Harvey’s Comedy Club

A couple weeks ago, my cheeks and abs were killing me from laughing, at Harvey’s Comedy Club in northwest Portland. From the first of three openers to the main act,…
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