On-campus events calendar: Oct. 17–23

Le Diable Probablement/1977

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 Chinoise without the militant student activism and with a Dostoevskian influence.” The Devil Probably turns 40.

Tuesday, Oct. 17

FAMILY
The 3 Little Pigs and the Huffy Puffy Wolf
10 a.m.
The Old Church
Free, all ages

A twist on the classic kid’s tale turns the Big Bad Wolf into a Huffy Puffy Wolf who learns coping skills and makes friends.

INDIE ROCK
Jimmy Russell Trio
Noon
PSU Park Blocks
Free, all ages

Jimmy Russell, Shook Black and Galen Clark play outside if weather permits.

COMMUNITY
#PSUTweetup
Noon
Urban Plaza
Free, all ages

The confusingly named “Throwback 90’s Thriller Flash Mob” will be a flash mob in the sense that if you miss all the ads about them, they will be a surprise. Also, Thriller was released in 1982, which is most definitely not the 90’s.

LECTURE
Hurt People Hurt People
6 p.m.
Women’s Resource Center
Free, all ages

A Discussion on Intra Colorism and Anti-Blackness with Black Lives Matter Portland. From the copy: “While it is open to all ages, only to those of the Black/African diaspora will be invited into the space.”

CHAMBER MUSIC
Jaroslav Svěcený
6:30 p.m.
The Old Church
$15–35, all ages

The internationally renowned Czech contemporary violinist performs Beethoven, Dvofák, Piazzolla, Massenett, Stak, and Smaetana.

BOOK TALK
Richard W. Etulain
7 p.m.
Oregon Historical Society
Free, all ages

The author discusses his book, Ernest Haycox and the Western.

CHAMBER MUSIC
Simply Three
7:30 p.m.
Winningstad Theatre
$33, all ages

Glen McDaniel, Nick Villalobos, and Zack Clark have played together since 2010, and it’s really weird to think that soon when people talked about ten years ago, they’ll mean 2010.

LECTURE
Transmit Culture: Future of Children’s Reading
7:30 p.m.
University Pointe #102
Free, all ages

Industry leaders discuss what the future of kid’s lit will look like when children can read screens and technology before they know how to read books and literature.

Wednesday, Oct. 18

CHAMBER MUSIC
Barbara Armell
Noon
The Old Church
Free, all ages

The pianists will play Ellington and Gershwin for the Lunchtime Concert Series.

FAMILY
Annual Harvest Festival
3:30 p.m.
Learning Gardens Lab
Free, all ages

Arts & crafts and games for kids, produce for the family as you learn about some of PSU’s on-campus gardens.

LECTURE
How to Score a Film
4:30 p.m.
Lincoln Performance Hall #225
Free, all ages

David Spear (film composer and orchestrator of Ghostbusters, Heavy Metal, and Animal House) screens two silent films, Ballet Robotique (1982) and Rainbow War (1986) and explains how music informs the audience’s experience with the movies.

ART RECEPTION
Arlene Schnitzer Visual Prize Winners
5 p.m.
Autzen Gallery
Free, all ages

Artists Shawn Creeden, Xi Jie Ng “Salty” and Jake Manning won prestigious Portland art awards for their contributions to contemporary art.

R&B
Take Me to the River
7:30 p.m.
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
$25–55, all ages

William Bell, Charlie Musselwhite, Bobby Rush, Frayser Boy, Al Kapone, the Hi Rhythm Section, and the Stax Alumni Band play soul and R&B.

Thursday, Oct. 19

ART TOUR
PSU Gallery Tour
4 p.m.
Broadway Gallery
Free, all ages

Starting in Lincoln Hall’s Broadway Gallery, learn about the art galleries and permanent pieces on campus, including new art in the Karl Miller Center and the student-run Littman + White Galleries’ rotating exhibitions.

FILM
Citizen Blue: The Life & Art of Cinema Master James Blue (2017)
7 p.m.
Whitsell Auditorium
$6–9, all ages

University of Oregon professor Dan Miller’s documentary on Jefferson High School alum James Blue, whose legendary filmography includes a documentary containing Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech.

JAZZ
Joe Manis Quartet
noon
Lincoln Hall 75

The last time we heard PSU sax professor Joe Manis play a noon concert in Lincoln Hall, it rocked our damn socks off.

Friday, Oct. 20

FILM
The Exterminating Angel (1962)
5:30 p.m.
Whitsell Auditorium
$6–9, all ages

A Spanish film about guests of a bourgeois dinner party trapped in the dining room, who devolve into petty squabbles and violence.

ART RECEPTION
In Search of the Miraculous
6 p.m.
Littman Gallery
Free, all ages

PSU professor Tia Factor’s class went to Berlin and made art inspired by the German city.

ART RECEPTION
The Gender Summit
6 p.m.
White Gallery
Free, all ages

Art therapist Beth-Ann Short organized dozens of her patients, whose ages range from teens to senior citizens, to present art based on their gender identities.

THEATER
One Woman Sex and the City Parody
7:30 p.m. (staged Oct. 21–22)
Winningstad Theatre
$15–35, all ages

Kerry Ipema performs a tribute to all six seasons of the legendary HBO series during a time when Kim Cattrall has declined to make a third SATC movie.

FILM
Nocturama (2016)
8 p.m. (Screening Oct. 21–22)
Whitsell Auditorium
$6–9, all ages

A film told in two parts: the first focuses on a group of diverse young Parisians before they execute a terrorist plot, while the second focuses on the balance between news media and the authoritarian state in the plot’s immediate wake.

ROCK
Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile and the Sea Lice
8 p.m.
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
$30-45, all ages

The singer-songwriters and their all-star backing band, Janet Weiss, Stella Mozgawa, Rob Laasko and Katie Harkin, tour in support of their collaborative album, Lotta Sea Lice.

Saturday, Oct. 21

CHAMBER MUSIC
Open House Celebration
1 p.m.
Keller Auditorium
Free, all ages

Members of the Oregon Symphony, Bravo Youth Orchestra, OBT2, the Roosevelt High School Jazz Band, Portland Opera, and Mariachi Una Voz perform to celebrate Keller Auditorium’s 100th birthday (the venue as we know it opened 49 years ago).

FILM
The Secret of Roan Inish (1994)
2 p.m.
Whitsell Auditorium
$6–9, all ages

Fiona (Jeni Courtney) learns about the Irish-Orcadian myths about selkies, seals that can become human, who may be raising her long-lost brother Jamie (Cillian Byrne). Written, directed and edited by John Sayles (Eight Men Out, The Brother from Another Planet).

FAMILY
Judy Moody & Stink: The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Treasure Hunt
2 / 5 p.m. (staged through Nov. 19)
Newmark Theatre
$14–32, all ages

From the copy: “Judy and her brother Stink set sail on a nautical adventure to find Scurvy Sam’s secret pirate treasure.”

FILM
Abacus: Small Enough to Jail (2016)
7 p.m. (screening Oct. 22)
Whitsell Auditorium
$6–9, all ages

Abacus Federal Savings, an immigrant-owned financial institution in New York’s Chinatown, is the only institution that faced criminal charges related to the Great Recession and the 2008 Financial Crisis.

HOLIDAY FESTIVITIES
University Housing & Residence Life Haunted House
7 p.m.
Montgomery Court
$2–5, all ages

Free entry for people who live in PSU’s on-campus housing, walk through the Montgomery Court’s halls as they are transformed into a terrifying haunted house.

WORLD MUSIC
Peia
8 p.m.
The Old Church
$25, all ages

The song preserver focuses on ancient European, North and South American music on her farewell tour.

Sunday, Oct. 22

FESTIVAL
Light of Unity Festival
1 p.m.
SMSU Ballroom
Free, all ages

Live music, cultural dances, prayers, and inspiring presentations to celebrate the 200th birthday of Bahá’u’lláh, the Founder of the Bahá’í Faith.

FILM
Chicken Run (2000)
2 p.m.
Whitsell Auditorium
$6–9, all ages

British hen Ginger (Julia Sawalha) and American rooster Rocky (Mel Gibson) help a group of chickens escape a commercial egg farm before it’s converted to a pot pie factory.

SYMPHONY
Phantoms of the Orchestra
2 p.m. (performing Oct. 21)
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
$23–110, all ages

The Oregon Symphony gets dressed up in costumes and performs spooky pops.

CHAMBER MUSIC
Tomas Cotik: From Bach to Piazzolla
Lincoln Hall 75
7:30 p.m.
$15 (free to PSU students)

PSU School of Music violin professor Cotik performs the solo violin music of J.S. Bach and Astor Piazzolla. Read our interview with Cotik and his collaborators here.

Monday, Oct. 23

EMPLOYER ON CAMPUS
UPS
10 a.m.
SMSU Food Court
Free, all ages

Learn how to find a job with UPS.

EMPLOYER ON CAMPUS
Adidas
10 a.m.
Between Neuberger and SMSU
Free, all ages

Learn how to find a creative/intellectual job with Adidas.

JAZZ
Hudson
7:30 p.m.
Newmark Theatre
$45–65, all ages

Jack DeJohnette, Larry Grenadier, John Medeski and John Scofield write music inspired by their homes in the Hudson River Valley.

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