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The Flutemaker

September 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Words and Photos by Kendra Siebert  After a full day of leading workshops at César E Chavéz Elementary School, Samuel Becerra returns to his apartment to continue making art. With hands stained light blue from the acrylic paint used at the school, he opens the door of his second story apartment and walks inside. From...

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Seeking Art in Suffering

September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Emerson, Manitoba: a town comprised of less than 700 people and flat as a board with swaths of tundra, is more of a place people pass through than stop and take notice of. The Pembina-Emerson Border Agency, located just a mile from city hall, is the second busiest crossing point between the U.S. and Canada...

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Words by Sarah Hovet, Illustration by Erick Wonderly Despite professors’ urges not to cite it as a scholarly source, college students consult Wikipedia every day. Scrolling through my browsing history, my recent Wikipedia searches include Hypatia, Laura Kipnis, and “Parks and Recreation.” Serendipitously, these searches hint at an important aspect of my identity: I am...

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The French Soul of Oregon’s Soil

July 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Words and photos by Sarah Northrop Just off Highway 99W is a narrow, winding road traversing through Dayton, Oregon, a rich growing area nestled within the Dundee Hills. As the road leads upward, hundreds of acres of orchards and vineyards become visible across the hillsides. Around almost every turn is another winery tapping into the...

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Trying to find the music at Sasquatch 2017

May 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Words and Photos by Hannah Steinkopf-Frank   This past Memorial Day weekend, the music didn’t start at the Sasquatch Music Festival, but at an auto repair shop in Yakima, Washington, population 93,357. On the way to the annual music festival in the Columbia Gorge, our car broke down about 50 miles from our destination. After...

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Black Arts Festival: A Week of Culture

May 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Words by Sam Smargiassi, Photos by Meghan Jacinto  “This week is about expressing our talents and who we are as a people,” says Drake Hills, a University of Oregon student and co-director of the Black Male Alliance, about the Black Arts Festival that kicked off on Sunday. The Black Arts Festival is a week of...

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Review: “Free Fire” shoots to thrill

April 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Words by Patrick Dunham, Photo courtesy of LFF   In 90 minutes, hundreds of shots are fired, dozens of bullet wounds are inflicted, and constant havoc is wrecked in a former umbrella factory. Yet it is surprising that director Ben Wheatley’s “Free Fire” is equal parts comedy and action. Wheatley is known for his auteurist...

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The Blues Are Back in Town

April 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Words by Olivia Singer, Photos by Sarah Northrop   “The number of talented artists and musicians we have around here is incredible. It never ceases to amaze me how great some of these people are that live right here in our community,” says Pat McCallum, owner of Mac’s Nightclub, a restaurant, bar and live music...

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