Arts & Culture

Horoscopes for the week of March 1

Pisces February 20-March 19 You might not want to hear the answer to the question you’re inevitably going to ask, … Continue reading Horoscopes for the week of March 1

Retired computer science professor Jim Binkley performs on the guqin, a Chinese instrument preferred by literati and Chinese elite. Courtesy of Jim Binkley

The first art of the gentleman

Portland State’s Institute for Asian Studies, in affiliation with First Saturday PDX East Asia program committee, will host “An Introduction … Continue reading The first art of the gentleman

Walt Disney Pictures | 2010

It’s knot tuft to see: Tangled is Disney’s hair apparent

You may not know it, but Disney’s 2010 feature Tangled was the studio’s 50th film in their animated classics series, and … Continue reading It’s knot tuft to see: Tangled is Disney’s hair apparent

'Umbral' issue 5. Image Comics | 2014

The light obstructed

It’s been a long time since I’ve opened up a book to find a map in the front—and a fictional … Continue reading The light obstructed

Marcia R. Johnston, self-published writer through Amazon and author of "Word Up!: How to Write Powerful Sentences and Paragraphs" speaks at the "Changing Landscape of Bookselling" panel. Adam Grace/PSU Vanguard

Ooligan hosts discussion on evolving book market

Ooligan Press hosted the winter installment of its ongoing lecture series, Transmit Culture, on the evening of Feb. 19. Panelists … Continue reading Ooligan hosts discussion on evolving book market

Montag Press | 2013

Portland author profile: Jason Rizos doesn’t hate wal-mart

Jason Rizos invited me up to his house in North Portland, where he writes and lives with his wife and … Continue reading Portland author profile: Jason Rizos doesn’t hate wal-mart

The Lincoln Hall Broadway entry hosts one of three Rosemarie Beck installations currently on display. Jeoffry Ray/PSU Vanguard

Lyric Rosemarie Beck exhibit to span three locations

Although the room echoes with band practice and the applause from recitals ending, students are not just moving from class … Continue reading Lyric Rosemarie Beck exhibit to span three locations

Members of Fringe Class perform in their Beaverton rehearsal space. Devin Courtright/PSU Vanguard

Superhighway & Fringe Class to play Parkway North

KPSU and Portland State Professional Sound will host Portland indie-pop group Superhighway and electro-dance band Fringe Class at Parkway North … Continue reading Superhighway & Fringe Class to play Parkway North

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Horoscopes for the week of Feb. 22

Pisces February 20-March 19 Fortune is going to smile on you this week as the voice of reason among your … Continue reading Horoscopes for the week of Feb. 22

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Riddles, treats, colorful lanterns ring in Chinese New Year

Portland State’s Confucius Institute will host a Chinese Lantern Festival on Feb. 27 at 6:30 p.m. The event is free … Continue reading Riddles, treats, colorful lanterns ring in Chinese New Year

The Hollywood Theatre will begin screening in 70 mm in March. Christian Profeta/PSU Vanguard

Hollywood Theatre’s odyssey to 70mm at an end

The Hollywood Theatre will debut its 70mm projection capabilities with a screening of Stanley Kubrick’s infamous 2001: A Space Odyssey … Continue reading Hollywood Theatre’s odyssey to 70mm at an end