They’re gourd pumpkins, Brent: how ugly squash conquered the holidays

Did you know that a zucchini and a pumpkin are the same thing? Technically, they are in the same family, but would you put the...

Winter break binge: Feast your eyes on quality cartoons

With the holiday season fast approaching and the abundance of free time accompanying it, a lot of us will being turning to TV or...

That short abrupt punch in the face: Metz and minimalism

I’m always on the lookout for an album I can obsess over. Discovering a binge-worthy album gets even better when I find a modern...

Forget the Movies, Read the Comic Books

This year has been jam-packed with comic book movies, already squeezing in Spider-Man: Homecoming, Wonder Woman, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, and Logan....

On-Campus Events Calendar: Dec. 5–11

FEATURED EVENT DANCE Bolero + Billie Dec. 7–9, 7:30 p.m. Lincoln Performance Hall $34–58, all ages NW Dance Project performs Resident Choreographer Ihsan Rustem's Bolero and choreography inspired by the music of Billie Holiday. Tuesday,...

Off-Campus Events Calendar: Dec. 5-11

FEATURED EVENT FILM Tokyo Godfathers (2003) Dec. 8–12 (no screening Dec. 10) Clinton Street Theater $8, all ages Not clear if KBOO is sponsoring the sub or the dub of...

Loving ‘Loving Vincent’

The 2017 film Loving Vincent, from directors Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman, is a hand-painted exploration of controversy surrounding Vincent van Gogh’s death. Hand-painted,...

Michael Cera Seen at Portland bakery, Rite Aid

According to two different Facebook posts with no apparent relation, actor and musician Michael Cera was seen in SE Portland on Tuesday, Nov. 28. The...

On-Campus Events Calendar: Nov. 28–Dec. 4

FEATURED EVENT OPERA Cinderella December 1, 2, 8, 9 at 7:30 p.m. December 3, 10 at 3 p.m. Lincoln Studio Theater (115) $15-30, all ages PSU Opera presents 19th-century singer and...

Off-Campus Events Calendar: Nov. 28–Dec. 4

FEATURED EVENT ROCK Claire Nelson, Damian Driscoll, Steve Johnson and the Forgotten Souls, Nails Hide Metal 9 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3 Ash Street Saloon $5, 21+ UPDATE: According to Ash...

One of Portland’s oldest, largest gay bars is closing

Embers Avenue, a gay bar and staple of Portland's Old Town Chinatown, just announced it will close its doors in 48 hours after nearly...

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Arts & Culture

The Rite (and Riot) of Spring

Russian composer Igor Stravinsky’s ballet The Rite of Spring caused one of classical music’s most famous, exaggerated scandals. Rite’s debut on May 29, 1913,...

Opinion

Free yourself from the bad news barrage

Media headlines throughout 2017 delivered one dismal news story after the next. In this information age, troubling events bombard us from almost anywhere, and...