Arts & Culture

Portland State art practices majors Robert Chapman (Left) and Exene Epperson (Right) work on nature-inspired zines at the Big Draw Event. Photo by Miles Sanguinetti

“Big Draw” brings out artists of all ages

Portland residents both young and old flocked to the Pacific Northwest College of Art’s (PNCA) main campus building for the…
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Lorelai Gilmore's house in the fictional town of Stars Hollow, in the 'Gilmore Girls' series.

Gilmore Girls rerelease brings the nostalgia

If the explosion of articles on the internet in the past month are any indication, it should be no secret…
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Actress Fairuza Balk portrays a young Dorothy in Disney's dark 'Wizard of Oz' sequel, 'Return to Oz.' Walt Disney Pictures (1985)

Dazed and confused in the Emerald City

Where the 1939 classic The Wizard of Oz charmed audiences with its showtunes and whimsy, its intended sequel, Return to…
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Pretty Deadly, Volume 1. Art by Emma Ríos. Courtesy of Image Comics

Pretty Deadly is all that and more

Portland writer and Eisner Award nominee Kelly Sue DeConnick and artist Emma Ríos’ series Pretty Deadly is aptly named. It’s…
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Cristin Aptowicz, author of 'Dr. Mütter's Marvels.' Photo courtesy of Cristin Aptowicz

Powell’s talk to unearth man behind Mütter Museum

Some may recognize his name from The Mütter Museum in Philadelphia, Pa., but few know that until this year Dr.…
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Photo illustration by Christian Profeta

Halloween DIY costume ideas from beyond the grave

When it comes to Halloween, the holiday that used to fill us with candy (or maybe it still does, no…
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Shogun's Gallery owner Jim King will speak at Lincoln Hall on Wednesday. Photo by Devin Courtright

CJS to host Shogun’s Gallery proprietor

He was seven hours away from completing his degree at Portland State when he received the notice. “I was drafted,”…
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Slavoj Žižek will speak at Portland State on Friday, Oct. 31. Photo courtesy of UnB Agência through Creative Commons

PCPH to host Slavoj Žižek and Jean-Pierre Dupuy talk

The Portland Center for Public Humanities at Portland State will host Slavoj Žižek and Jean-Pierre Dupuy in a talk titled…
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Mouthfeel: A review of Ravenous

If there’s one thing which Hall & Oates, Nelly Furtado and Stephanie Meyer are absolutely positive about, it’s the appeal…
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Choreographer Jirí Pokorný directs dancers of the Northwest Dance Project in their Lincoln Hall practice space. Photo by Jeoffry Ray

NW Dance Project to premiere three performances at Lincoln

Northwest Dance Project will be lighting up Lincoln Hall’s performance stage for New Now Wow, a showcase of three world…
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Mars One runs through Nov. 9 at the Action-Adventure Theatre, in Southeast Portland. Photo courtesy of Patrick Moran

Action/Adventure Theatre to host serial stage space comedy

They touched down on the red planet in the year 2024. There were four of them: Steve, Tabitha, Marritt and…
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