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Lewis & Clark invites public to attend cultural events

Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Watzek Screens are showing a series of Soviet films.

During the month of October, several events on the Lewis & Clark College campus are planned that the public is invited to attend. The events are free unless noted otherwise.

Choice Words: Igniting Greatness in Youth, 5 p.m. Oct. 15, South Chapel. This workshop will help teachers, parents, counselors and others in the lives of young people learn a relational method for awakening greatness and inspiring successful behaviors in children. Advanced registration is required; fee $30; learn more online at go.lclark.edu/choice/words.

Watzek Screens: The House on Trubnaya, 7 p.m. Oct. 16, Miller Hall, Room 105. This is the third film in the series of Soviet films. For the complete schedule, visit watzekscreens.blogspot.com.

Portland Go Tournament: Oct. 18 and 19, Albany Quadrangle. Come play Go, the oldest strategy game in the world. The Portland tournament is the largest annual tournament in Oregon and is handicapped, so even beginners can win.

James W. Rogers Concert “Arranging the Cosmos” at 8 p.m. Oct. 21, Agnes Flanagan Chapel. The annual James W. Rogers Concert will feature performances by Lewis & Clark faculty and students, including choirs and orchestra.

Fiction reading by Alexis Smith: 5:30 p.m. Oct. 23, Manor House. Smith’s first novel, “Glaciers,” was published by Tin House Books. Her second novel, “Islands,” is forthcoming from Houghton Mifflin.

An Evening with Bill Nye the Science Guy: doors open at 6 p.m., program begins at 7 p.m. Oct. 25, Pamplin Sports Center. Nye will bring his special brand of pop culture science literacy to this special event. A limited number of tickets are available for $35 in advance by calling 503-768-7122.

“Documented” Screening and Discussion: 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 27, Templeton Campus Center, Council Chamber. Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas outed himself as an undocumented immigrant in an essay published in the “New York Times Magazine.” “Documented” chronicles his story. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion and reception.

Poetry reading by Henry Carlile: 6 p.m. Oct. 30, Manor House. Portland-based poet Henry Carlile’s work has been in publications including “Poetry,” “The New Yorker,” and “Shenandoah.” His latest book, “Oregon,” was published by Carnegie Mellon University Press in 2013.

Lewis & Clark College is located at 0615 SW Palatine Hill Road. For complete event details, visit go.lclark.edu/events/calendar.

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