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Event Listings for May 4-8

Featured Event PSU STAGE Presents…Spring Showcase Auditions Lincoln Hall Studio Theater May 3-6 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. I know you’re out there. I can hear you in the hall…
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Horoscopes for the Week of 5/1

From Mystic J; Permanent resident of Room 1313, Hollywood Tower Hotel. Aries (March 21-April 19) People might tell you that history is against you and that you can’t accomplish your…
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Courtesy of pdx.edu

Cultural Competency Symposium examines diversity and inclusivity

On Tuesday, May 10, the Diversity Action Council in partnership with the Office of Global Diversity and Inclusion will host the second annual Cultural Competency Symposium. It’s the culmination of…
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Screen shot from the documentary Titicut Follies. Zipporah Films/1967

Advice for filmmakers: Frederick Wiseman on controversy and inspiration

Filmmakers need to remain open to influence from more media than just movies, advised veteran documentarian Frederick Wiseman during a screening of his 1967 film, Titicut Follies, an event co-presented…
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Courtesy of Mario Sandoval

Musica Latina: Salsa and Latin Jazz Ensemble to play Lincoln Hall

The only way to truly experience the color and excitement of Latin music is to witness its performance live. The Portland State Salsa and Latin Jazz Ensemble performs in concert…
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Desert Palm Press/2016

Grad student challenges sci fi conventions in debut novel

Kellie Doherty has always loved science fiction, but she finds many of the tropes and conventions limiting. A second year graduate student in the book publishing program at Portland State,…
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Portland State design students display their work this Saturday. Courtesy of Nicolle Clemetson

It’s no lie: Be Honest Showcase celebrates design

On April 30, Portland State’s graphic design students will display their work at the seventh annual Be Honest Showcase, a combination of portfolio show, open house, alumni reunion, award ceremony…
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Opera program brings music history to life with ‘Die Fledermaus’

Die Fledermaus, an operetta composed by Johann Strauss, is about a sophisticated masked ball hosted by a Russian prince. The opera is enjoying a run of seven shows (including a…
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Event Listings for April 27-May 1

Featured Event Portland Cello Project The Old Church Friday, April 29 8 p.m. Fee: $20–$40 For nearly a decade now, the PCP (as their fans call them) have been regaling…
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Horoscopes for the Week of 4/24

From Mystic J; Permanent resident of Room 1313, Hollywood Tower Hotel. Aries (March 21–April 19) You are not nearly as invincible as you think. Though you feel stronger than all…
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Terra Dehart/PSU Vanguard

The James P. Meade survival story

Doctor James P. Meade Jr. is a Portland resident and Vietnam veteran, and he’s lucky to be alive. The 1st Aviation Brigade helicopter pilot was flying back to base in…
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