Showing 35 results for tag Art and Music

PLAYA Presents

Current PLAYA residents ask, How can the art we make and the technology we devise feed the needs of our own community? This is an Oregon Humanities grant-funded event.

Event | August 19, 2017

Vanport Mosaic Festival

Theater, documentaries, historic exhibits, lectures, and tours will explore will explore the history and legacy of Vanport. Oregon Humanities is a cosponsor of this event.

Event | May 26, 2017

Arts & Cultural Equity: Current Examples and Relevant Strategies

Arts and cultural workers, managers, educators, and students share current insights, experiences, and practices around equity and leadership within arts and culture organizations. Oregon Humanities is a cosponsor of this event.

Event | May 12, 2017

"Spiritrials" Post-Show Discussion with Mic Crenshaw

A conversation reflecting on the show with hip hop artist and activist Mic Crenshaw. This is an Oregon Humanities grant-funded event.

Event | April 30, 2017

"Spiritrials" Post-Show Discussion with Pancho Savery

A conversation reflecting on the show with Pancho Savery, professor of English and humanities at Reed College. This is an Oregon Humanities grant-funded event.

Event | April 29, 2017

"Spiritrials" Post-Show Discussion with Creator Dahlak Brathwaite

A conversation reflecting on the show. This is an Oregon Humanities grant-funded event.

Event | April 28, 2017

"Spiritrials" Post-Show Discussion on Faith and Religion

A conversation reflecting on the show with Conversation Project leader Elizabeth Harlan-Ferlo of Interfaith Muse. This is an Oregon Humanities grant-funded event.

Event | April 27, 2017

Conversation Project: What We Risk

Creativity, Vulnerability, and Art

Event | April 19, 2017

"Spiritrials" Post-Show Discussion with JoAnn Hardesty

A conversation reflecting on the show with JoAnn Hardesty, President of NAACP Portland branch. This is an Oregon Humanities grant-funded event.

Event | April 22, 2017

Conversation Project: What We Risk

Creativity, Vulnerability, and Art

Event | April 14, 2017

Conversation Project: What We Risk

Creativity, Vulnerability, and Art

Event | July 7, 2017

Conversation Project: What We Risk

Creativity, Vulnerability, and Art

Event | June 28, 2017

Conversation Project: What We Risk

Creativity, Vulnerability, and Art

Event | March 16, 2017

What We Risk

Event | March 16, 2017

Conversation Project: What We Risk

Creativity, Vulnerability, and Art

Event | February 26, 2017

Hands Up! at Wieden + Kennedy

Collaborative Projects | July 1, 2016

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Readers write about Move

Magazine | December 18, 2015

Trademark Offense

Bandleader Simon Tam explains his fight to trademark his band’s name, “The Slants.” Tam recently argued his case before the US Supreme Court. He won.

Magazine | August 11, 2015

Wild Blue Sea

How does a song become "our song"? An excerpt from Get It While You Can by Nick Jaina

Beyond the Margins | May 27, 2015

Kansas in Technicolor

After a mastectomy, finding beauty in loss. An essay by Gretchen Icenogle

Magazine | April 7, 2015

To Begin Is to Start

An excerpt from Spells, a novel-within-photographs

Magazine | July 31, 2014

Clowns for Christ

Norina Beck writes about losing her faith and finding her nose.

Magazine | July 31, 2014

In Defense of Navel-Gazing

To understand the world, we must first understand ourselves. An essay by Jay Ponteri

Magazine | March 25, 2014

Trapped in the Spotlight

What happens when quitting your job means quitting yourself? An essay by Courtenay Hameister

Magazine | March 25, 2014

Soldiers' Stories

Photographer Jim Lommasson collaborates with war veterans on a gallery exhibit and book project that look at life for soldiers after returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.

Magazine | November 8, 2013

Who Cares About the Future of Music?

Opportunities and ethics in the age of Internet music streaming. An essay by Dave Allen

Magazine | November 8, 2013

An Anecdotal Glossary of Spectacle

M. Allen Cunningham sorts through our landscape of scandal, show, and distraction

Magazine | July 25, 2013

That Public Thing

What jazz can teach us about being a community. An essay by Tim DuRoche

Magazine | November 15, 2011

Uprockin' the Rose City

The community that hip hop built in Portland. An article by Walidah Imarisha

Magazine | August 8, 2011

Laughing Into the Abyss

The existential howl of Jewish American humor. By Scott Nadelson

Magazine | December 5, 2010

The Artist as Worker

Rilke would never have understood the current desire to merge commerce and creativity. An essay by M. Allen Cunningham

Magazine | August 10, 2010

A Closer Look

Editor Kathleen Holt on the effort of looking.

Magazine | March 17, 2010

Go Ahead and Look

In praise of forbidden looking. An essay by Scott Nadelson

Magazine | March 17, 2010

Just Look and Read

Can photography make a poem more accessible? By Henry Hughes and Paul S. Gentry

Magazine | March 17, 2010

Distance as an Illusion

John Yeon and the landscape arts of China and Japan. An essay by Kevin Nute

Magazine | November 23, 2009