Come to the ‘Fun Home’: Portland Center Stage’s Alison Bechdel Musical

Fun Home, produced by Portland Center Stage and playing now through Oct. 22 at The Armory, is about memory. It’s about coming to terms...

Ecstatic Rock: King Gizzard at Crystal Ballroom

As I sat in bed listening to the most recent King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard album, Sketches of Brunswick East—a collaboration with Mild...

Politics in theater: Artists Repertory Theatre season preview

The 35th anniversary season of Artists Repertory Theatre, located in Southwest Portland near Providence Park, promises to be one hell of a year. ART’s...

Becoming gold: Alejandro Jodorowsky’s ‘The Holy Mountain’

Vanguard editors Matthew N. Andrews (Arts & Culture) and Andrew D. Jankowski (Online & Social Media) attended NW Film Center's sold-out screenings of The Holy...

Off-campus events calendar: Sept. 26–Oct. 2

FEATURED EVENT FILM FESTIVAL 17th Annual Portland Queer Film Festival Sept. 29-Oct. 5 Cinema 21 $10-75, all ages Called "Portland Gay & Lesbian Film Festival" until this year, PQFF features...

On-campus events calendar: Sept. 26–Oct. 2

FEATURED EVENT FILM Magic Mike XXL (2015) Sept. 29–Oct. 1 5th Avenue Cinema $4–5 (free w/PSU ID), all ages The sequel to Magic Mike (2012) is a road film, a masculinity film,...

You can’t remake memories

As a current trend, Disney has been remaking its classic cartoons into live action movies. Starting with Tim Burton’s 2010 version of Alice in Wonderland,...

Tyrone’s Strings Hold Everyone Down

Hang the cape up, Dracula. Yo, Frankenstein...take a long ass cat nap. Jack the Ripper? As if. There’s a new villain in town and...

‘Using the vehicle of comedy and visual poetry to explore race’

My thoughts and feelings about Artist Repertory Theater’s opening performance of An Octoroon would perhaps be best described through interpretative dance, or maybe a...

President Shoureshi: Who is he?

Who is Portland State University's president? As new students arrive on Portland State’s campus, many may not be aware they're also under the leadership of...

Three Oh Sees previews: dancers, stoners, music nerds

Alright, so all y’all inveterate Oh Sees fans, you can skip this little article. You bought your tickets to the newly 'Thee'-less, freshly Paul...

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On-campus events calendar: Oct. 17–23

FEATURED EVENT FILM The Devil Probably (1977) Oct. 20–21, 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Oct. 22, 3 p.m. 5th Avenue Cinema $4–5 (free w/PSU ID), all ages From the copy: "think La...

ART ‘Caught’ review

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Forget your identity; transcend your identity

Last year, I took the University Studies sophomore inquiry course, American Identities. On the first day of class, the professor requested that students introduce...