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...

‘The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’: a breath of...

Nintendo’s newest console, the Switch, is flying off the shelves at a pace no one, not even the Nintendo executives, was expecting, and it’s...

What’s under your gown?

Let's be real: Graduating college is the best thing in the world. All that hard work has finally paid off, you finally have that...

Famous and notable PSU alumni

What do a New York Times notable author, a Dancing with the Stars competitor, a Grammy-nominated singer and actress, and inventor of the Nike logo...

Six books you should read this summer

Fiction Rabbit Cake by Annie Hartnett Annie Hartnett’s Rabbit Cake is a darkly funny novel about Elvis Babbitt, a 12-year-old girl who learns how to deal...

Bridgetown post-fest reflection: Not Too Serious

For the longest time, I have been such a fan of stand-up comedy. Something about telling a joke with such confidence is liberating. I...

The importance of independent foreign films

The Film Southasia Festival, hosted by Portland State in April and May, showcased rare documentaries and nonfiction films from South Asia. The films brought...

One starch to rule them all

As Sam Gamgee reminds us, potatoes are endlessly versatile. Boil ‘em. Mash ‘em. Stick ‘em in a stew. I always have a bag in...

Bridgetown Post-Fest: Minority Retort

It was clear that everyone was having a good time at the Bridgetown showcase of Minority Retort. By chance I ended up with what...

Off-campus events calendar: May 16–22

Featured Event FILM 11th Annual QDoc Film Festival May 18–21 Hollywood Theater $8–85, all ages The United States' only queer documentary film festival celebrating figures and moments in America's queer history....

On-campus events calendar: May 16–22

Featured Event THEATRE Fubar May 16–17, 7 p.m. Lincoln Performance Hall Free, all ages Veterans at PSU share their stories in a theatrical production. Registration is required. Tuesday, May 16 MUSIC Joseph Mammarella,...

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Corey Harper’s Homecoming Show Feels Like a House Party

Being at Mississippi Studios this Wednesday night in May is like exploring a parallel universe of what life would have been like if I...

Opinion

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...