Innovative London architect Jeremy Till to give lecture at PSU“The problem with architecture school is that people go in as humans and come out as architects,” said Jeremy Till, dean of the School of Architecture and the Built Environment of the University of Westminster, London, UK.
Film David offers a powerful glimpse into Muslim and Jewish livesAs human beings, we have the choice to spend our finite time on this earth as we so desire. For example, right now I could be sleeping, but instead have chosen to embark on yet another narrative journey in writing this article—in exchange for money to feed my junk food, clothing and buying-a-hedgehog funds.
French animated feature The Rabbi’s Cat a vibrant film for intelligent adultsIt may be an animated film about a French-speaking, wise-cracking cat, but Antoine Delesvaux and Joann Sfar’s The Rabbi’s Cat (2011) is no kiddie cartoon.
A light and crunchy lunch for twoHeavy foods have a tendency to make us sleepy, but there’s no place for a nap midway through our afternoon classes.
PSU’s Rochelle Kulei Nielsen to display Shoshone-inspired installationPortland State Master of Fine Arts candidate Rochelle Kulei Nielsen’s studio is tucked into the heart of the university’s Art Building. The space is alive with the toil of aspiring graduate students. Nielson leads us into her corner studio, boasting artwork in a variety of media and styles, where she relates her journey as a contemporary Native American artist.
PSU graduate brings the Mexican-American dream of college to life in play Jardin de SueñosThe curtain opens on a frustrated father, exhausted mother, prima-donna daughter and gangster son. Their faces obscured by classical masks, the ensemble looks, at first glance, like a caricature of a Mexican-American family.
Newly formed Indonesian Student Association brings attention to Southeast Asian cultureLast Thursday was a special day for the newly formed Portland State Indonesian Student Association, called Permias PDX, which held its first-ever community event on the second floor of Smith Memorial Student Union.
Penultimate event in First Saturday Lecture Series at PSU featured local Chinese porcelain expertLast Saturday, the PSU Institute for Asian Studies and the Lan Su Chinese Garden’s First Saturday volunteer group teamed up once again for their monthly First Saturday East Asian Program Series, which brings in speakers for the community free of charge.
Cary Grant is cool, Eva Marie Saint comely in ’50s thriller North by NorthwestCary Grant is Roger Thornhill, an ordinary, mid-century, New York City adman in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1959 classic North by Northwest. Thornhill has little on his mind but his career, his girlfriends and his bar tab: the perfect 1950s bachelor’s (well, divorcée’s) existence.
Portland Jewish Film Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary this monthL’chaim! This month, the Northwest Film Center and the Institute of Judaic Studies celebrate 20 years of exhibiting and advancing Jewish history and culture with the Portland Jewish Film Festival.
An exclusive Q-and-A with Jewish LGBT writer and activist Jay MichaelsonAre religions, regardless of how they are practiced, actively hostile toward homosexuality? Or do the Old and New Testaments contain messages that transcend this common perception?