On-Campus Events Calendar: Nov. 14–20

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FEATURED EVENT

CONTEMPORARY DANCE
OCD Love
Nov. 16–18
Lincoln Performance Hall
$25–36, all ages

White Bird presents L-E-V (Hebrew for “heart”), an Israeli dance company, performing new work by Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar about conflicts common in love and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Tuesday, Nov. 14

SHOPPING
English Department Book Sale
11 a.m. (through Nov. 16)
Neuberger 407
$1+, all ages

Buy books from Ooligan Press, Portland State’s acclaimed graduate publishing program, along with books from the department’s collection as it moves from Neuberger Hall to Stratford for the upcoming renovations.

ELECTRONIC MUSIC
Leo Islo
Noon
Parkway North
Free, all ages

Though you can catch him at Holocene on Thursday, anyone under 21 will definitely want to catch this show for the Live @ Lunch Concert series, which will be in the Park Blocks if weather permits.

WORKSHOP
Landlord-Tenant Issues
1 p.m.
SMSU 294
Free, all ages

Attorney Troy Pickard and Student Legal Services help navigate your relationship with your landlord (or tenants, if you’re a landlord going back to school).

FILM
Wasted! (2017)
4 p.m.
Parkway North
Free, all ages

Learn the sickening true story of how much food gets wasted each year while people still starve to death, and learn why it keeps happening.

JAZZ
The Baylor Project
7 p.m.
The Old Church
$25–30, all ages

Jean and Marcus Baylor are a married couple affiliated with the Grammy award-winning quartet the Yellowjackets, and tour in support of their project’s new album, The Journey.

Wednesday, Nov. 15

CHAMBER MUSIC
Cascadia Chamber Ensemble
Noon
The Old Church
Free, all ages

Violinist Elizabeth Doty, cellist Tom Graves and pianist Hannah Brewer perform Mozart, Rachmaninov and Turina for The Old Church’s Lunchtime Free Concert Series.

WORKSHOP
Dealing with Difficult Situations
1 p.m.
Office of Academic Innovation
Free, all ages

Julie Caron and Yesenia Gutierrez lead students through the processes of reporting issues related sexual harassment, discrimination and more pertaining to Title IX in the classroom and on and off campus.

FILM
Jackson (2016)
7 p.m.
Whitsell Auditorium
$6–9, all ages

Maisie Crow’s documentary about populations affected by efforts to ban abortion in areas like Jackson, Mississippi.

THEATER
Victims of Duty
7:30 p.m. (through Nov. 18)
Boiler Room Theater
$6–15, all ages

When a detective investigating a crime arrives at Choubert and Madeline’s apartment, the investigation exposes “a bizarre landscape of Choubert’s hidden memories and desires.”

Thursday, Nov. 16

CHAMBER MUSIC
The Earthly Femme
Noon
Lincoln Performance Hall #75
Free, all ages

PSU composers, including Renee Favand-See, Lisa Marsh, and School of Music director Bonnie Miksch, present new works.

FAMILY
Harvest Feast
4 p.m.
SMSU 238
Free, all ages

Students with children are encouraged to RSVP their whole families for a potluck with the PSU Resource Center for Students with Children. Visit the official posting on the pdx.edu events calendar for RSVP link.

FILM
An Evening with Ruth Hayes
7 p.m.
Whitsell Auditorium
$6–9, all ages

The Olympia-based animator and artist has works in the Museum of Modern Art’s library, and will show some of them in a curated collection of her experimental films.

Friday, Nov. 17

FITNESS
LGBTQ Splash Mob
5 p.m.
Campus Rec Center
Free, all ages

Non-binary, gender-fluid, transgender and ally swim party.

FILM
Sullivan’s Travels (1941)
5:30 p.m.
Whitsell Auditorium
$5, all ages

While this screening of Sullivan’s Travels doesn’t have the director’s living relatives in attendance, it is closer to campus than two weeks ago, and slightly cheaper.

FILM
Paprika (2006)
7 p.m. (screening Nov. 18–19)
5th Avenue Cinema
$4–5 (free w/PSU ID), all ages

Satoshi Kon’s final anime film explores a world where doctors use dream therapy to relieve their patients’ pain and explore the inner workings of their minds.

CHAMBER MUSIC
Cecile Licad
7:30 p.m.
Lincoln Performance Hall #75
$10–25, all ages

Critically-acclaimed New York-based pianist performs American and European works before giving a weekend of masterclasses.

FILM
Irma Vep (1996)
8 p.m.
Whitsell Auditorium
$6–9, all ages

This cult French art film follows Hong Kong actress Maggie Cheung doing a Jennifer Tilly-as-Jennifer Tilly as the remake of a vampire classic she’s filming suddenly changes directors mid-production.

INDIE ROCK
Hawktail, There Is No Mountain
8 p.m.
The Old Church
$12–15, all ages

Hawktail is something of an American supergroup, made of other bands like Punch Brothers, David Rawlings, Crooked Still, and Prairie Home Companion. It was previously called Haas Kowert Tice.

Saturday, Nov. 18

FILM
Spirited Away (2001)
2 p.m.
Whitsell Auditorium
$5–9, all ages

Aside from 5th Avenue Cinema’s free screening last springSpirited Away hasn’t screened near campus in three years.

FILM
The Story of Temple Drake (1933)
8 p.m.
Whitsell Auditorium
$5–9, all ages

This ever-controversial film about a woman who “enjoys leaving men wanting more” reads even weirder in the fallout from “the Weinstein Effect.” The Story of Temple Drake turns 85 next year.

OPERA
Portland Concert Opera Gala
8 p.m.
The Old Church
$20 ($10 w/student ID), all ages

Artistic Director Lance Inouye leads baritones Todd Thomas and Michael Redding; bass-baritone Damien Geter; soprano Kimberly Giordano; and mezzo-soprano Beth Madsen Bradford in performances of Vivaldi, Offenbach, Gounod, and more.

FILM
Tetsuo: The Iron Man (1989)
9 p.m.
Whitsell Auditorium
$5–9, all ages

Japanese low-budget ’80s sci-fi body horror at its finest.

Sunday, Nov. 19

FILM
Coraline (2009)
2 p.m.
Whitsell Auditorium
$5–9, all ages

This LAIKA Studios adaption of the Neil Gaiman story, directed by Henry Selick (Nightmare Before Christmas, James and the Giant Peach) and starring Dakota Fanning as the eponymous heroine, screens with Selick’s short animated film Moongirl (2005).

FILM
American Madness (1932)
4 p.m.
Whitsell Auditorium
$5–9, all ages

This 85-year-old pre-Hayes Code movie shows a Depression-era bank fraud scheme with a love triangle.

CHAMBER MUSIC
PSU Percussion and Marimba Ensemble
7 p.m.
Lincoln Performance Hall #75
Free, all ages

PSU Percussion and Marimba Ensemble perform standards and new works in a free weekend concert.

FILM
Working Girls (1931)
7 p.m.
Whitsell Auditorium
$5–9, all ages

While on the surface about two sisters (Dorothy Hall and Judith Wood) who move to New York from the Midwest, Working Girls was one of the earliest movies directed by a lesbian filmmaker. Not to be confused with Working Girl or the ’80s film of the same name.

SINGER-SONGWRITER
Jessa Campbell, Ashley Xtina, Maiah Wynn, Rachel Brasher & Her Trio
7 p.m.
The Old Church
$13–15, all ages

Jessa Campbell plays in support of her new E.P., Great Grey Owl, while Ashley Xtina plays her final show under this name. Part of the #WomenCrush Music concert series.

Monday, Nov. 20

LECTURE
Linda Gordon
3 p.m.
Parsons Gallery
Free, all ages

Linda Gordon repeats her presentation The 1920s KKK in Oregon and America’s Right-wing Populist Traditionbased on her book The Second Coming of the KKK: The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American Political Tradition.

FILM
Casa de Lava (1994)
7 p.m.
Whitsell Auditorium
$5–9, all ages

This zombie movie set on a series of islands off of West Africa’s Cape Verde is less George A. Romero and more White Zombie.

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