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Attend Lewis & Clark cultural events


Lewis & Clark College, located at 0615 SW Palatine Hill Road, sponsors a number of cultural events and extends an invitation to the public to attend. Unless otherwise noted the events are free of charge.

Poetry reading by Karla Kelsey — 12:30 p.m., March 31, Gregg Pavilion. Kelsey is the author of three books of poetry. She edits and contributes to Fence Boos’ “Constant Critic” poetry book review website and has had essays on poetics published in literary journals and anthologies.

Senior Art Exhibition — April 4 through May 10, Tuesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. As the capstone experience for graduating art majors, the Senior Art Exhibition represents more than just students’ studio art experiences. For students of the liberal arts, the exhibition is the culmination of diverse undergraduate careers, with work infused by lessons in philosophy, mathematics, music and computer science.

An opening reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. April 4 in the Hoffman Gallery of Contemporary Art.

International Affairs Symposium on New Frontiers in Global Intervention — This year the symposium will be exploring how new forms of intervention affect the security of world affairs. The symposium will be held April 7 through 9 in various locations on campus. Visit college.lclark.edu/departments/international_affairs/symposium or call 503-768-7630.

Poetry readings by Samiya Bashir and Joy Katz — 5:30 p.m. April 14 in Frank Manor House on campus.

The Theatre Thesis Festival is a series of performances, presentations and play readings by theater majors. Admission is free; but tickets are required as seating is limited. Stop by the theater box office between 1 and 5 p.m. April 21 through 25. The presentations will take place April 24 through 26.

The first, “’Night, Mother” was written by Marsha Norman and is directed by Hannah Brunner and features Maddy Noonan and Shanan Wolfe. The play tells the story of one night in the lives of Thelma and Jessie Cates, a mother and daughter, and how deal with issues of love and loss, of blame and amnesty.

The second play, “When Life Gives You Lemons,” was written by Nikhil Mahapatra. In this play one man struggles with furthering his art, while one woman struggles with the weight of reality and the seductive qualities of her dream.

The third presentation, “A Look Into the Light: An Exploration of Lighting Dance,” is by Erin Yoshida and will examine the work of pioneers of dance lighting and introduce some of their foundational approaches. It will also challenge the audience to notice the effects light has on the way they respond to the two dance demonstrations, which will be part of the presentation.

Literary Review Release Party — The Literary Review, a student-run literary magazine, will celebrate the release of this year’s edition with food and good company. The magazine features poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction written by students from various majors.

The party will take place at 7 p.m. April 24 in the Frank Manor House.