Alive from Libya, it’s Wednesday at noon!

The Portland State University Studies program hosted a talk given by one of its mentors, Mohanad Elshieky, on May 17 in Smith Memorial Student...

PSU senior music recitals and art exhibitions guide

With the term ending, there are too many recital concerts and art exhibitions on Portland State campus to fit them all into the events...

On campus events: May 30–June 5

Featured Event THEATER Tower and The Puppeteer May 30–31, 7 p.m. Lincoln Performance Hall $8–20, all ages Two kabuki productions presented in English, featuring folk dance and drums. Tower is about goblin Princess Tomi...

Off-campus events: May 30–June 5

Featured Event PUNK ROCK Queer as in Fuck You Fest June 2–3 Black Water Bar $5–10, 21+ Over a dozen queercore musicians are spread out over two nights in celebration...

Kabuki dance drums performance returns to PSU

For the last 15 years, Laurence Kominz has been staging Kabuki performances right here on Portland State's campus. This year the show will be...

Summer of superheroes blockbuster movie guide

As the school year ends and the days get hotter, people from all different walks of life seek asylum in the cherry-slushied, buttery-smelling, air-conditioned...

Corey Harper is post-Portlandia on the national stage

Corey Harper does not immediately strike me as a folk musician, but after speaking with him, I see where and why he deserves the...

#Artists4BlackLives

Revolución Coffee House hosted Don't Shoot Portland’s monthly “Second Saturday Social Justice” meeting led by Teressa Raiford on May 13. The small cafe on...

Off-campus events: May 23–29

Featured Event FOLK ROCK Corey Harper Wednesday, May 24, 9 p.m. Mississippi Studios $10–12, 21+ The Portland native and Justin Bieber/Harry Styles doppelgänger comes home to play his debut EP,...

On-campus events: May 23–29

Featured Event HIP-HOP The Break Friday, May 26, 4 p.m. Parkway North $5 (free w/PSU ID), all ages PSHA hosts this celebration of b-boy/b-girl culture, with a dance-off featuring a...

Shel Silverstein and other Funhouse Lounging

Sean Lamb, actor and artist-in-residence at Southeast Portland’s Funhouse Lounge, advises guests to leave their brains at the door. Funhouse puts on a variety...

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Vandalism or artistic volition: drawing the line at graffiti

More accessible and less restrictive than oil paints and canvas, graffiti allows artists to express themselves outside of traditional art practice in an arguably...

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Vandalism or artistic volition: drawing the line at graffiti

More accessible and less restrictive than oil paints and canvas, graffiti allows artists to express themselves outside of traditional art practice in an arguably...