student organizations

Wedneday May 25
? 4 p.m.
Artic slide show. Renowned photographer, Lenny Kohm, will present a slide show about the Artic National Wildlife Refuge. SMC 292.

Thursday April 26
? 4 p.m.
Pre-Law Society elections meeting. Interested in law school? Want to boost your resume? Consider taking a leadership position in the pre-law society. Please join us for more details. CH 488.

Saturday April 28
? 9:30 p.m.-2:30 a.m.
Bring in the spring with pink and green. Meet new people at this fundraising event. Proceeds will go towards implementing community service targets. Sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority. SMC Multicultural Center. $4-5.

Sunday April 29
? Bagby Hot Springs hike/soak. Price $5 students, $10 non-students. Call (503) 725-5668 for more information.

Friday May 4
? 1:15-2:45 p.m.
Charles Kernaghan, executive director of the National Labor Committee, will host a lecture and discussion on building the anti-sweatshop movement. Sponsored by Students for Unity. SMC Ballroom.

Sunday May 6
? Advanced Sea Kayaking in the Columbia River Gorge. Price: $30 students, $70 non-students. Call (503) 725-5668 for more information.

performances on campus

Thursday April 26
Free concert featuring the PSU Flute Ensemble. LH 75.

Tuesday May 1
? Free noon concert featuring the PSU Faculty. LH 75.

Thursday May 3
? Noon.
Free concert featuring Dan Balmer, jazz guitarist. LH 75.

Thursday May 3 through Sunday May 6? 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. TASO presents “Vanities,” a short poignant comedy that chronicles the friendships of three young women. LH 115. $3.

Friday May 4 through Satruday May 5 and Tuesday May 8? 7:30 p.m. The PSU Opera Theater presents Mozart’s “The Magic Flute.” This production features a stellar student cast with a full orchestral accompaniment. LH. $7-17.

Saturday May 5
? 8 p.m.
Charlie King and Karen Brandow in concert. This duo sings songs to support labor, peace and social justice movements. $10 advance, $12 at the door.

Tuesday May 8
? Noon.
Free concert featuring Foti Lycouridis, classical guitar duo. LH 75.

Queer Awareness Week

Wednesday April 25
? 3-5 p.m.
Heterosexual privilege workshop. Marc Adams and Todd Tuttle will examine the 1049+ privileges that heterosexual married couples enjoy. SMC 238

? 5-6 p.m. Discussion on how it feels to be queer and a person of color. Meet at the Meetro Cafe, 1809 S.W. 11th Ave. (Bottom of King Albert building).

? 7-9 p.m. Fundamentally queer. Join author of “The Preacher’s Son,” Marc Adams, for a discussion about the book and growing up fundamentalist and gay. SMC 238.

Thursday April 26
? Noon-1:20 p.m.
Faculty and staff brown bag luncheon. Topic: Being out on campus. Primarily for faculty, but students may come to watch. SMC 238.

?5-7 p.m. Sex toy workshop. SMC 238.

Friday April 27
? Noon-1:30 p.m.
Queers of color. Roundtable discussion with representatives from several community groups. SMC 238.

?7-9 p.m. Leslea Newman, author of “Heather Has Two Mommies,” talks about censorship, homophobia and family values in the 21st century. SMC 238.

Saturday April 28
? 3-5 p.m.
“Queer Desires and Feminist Perversions: A Porn Writing Workshop,” is a three-hour writing workshop with the goal of bold expression. SMC 238.

?7 p.m.-midnight. Queer prom. Tickets are $6 in advance and $8 at the door. Call (503) 725-5681 for tickets.

odds and ends

Wednesday April 25
? 11:30 a.m.
Free lunch. Campus Ministry Building.

? Noon-2 p.m. ClubEd is having a brown bag lunch for undergraduates interested in teaching. There will be information available about graduate school, testing and scholarships. Faculty from the education department will attend to field questions from students. SMC 290.

? 8 p.m. The dance department at Reed College, 3203 S.E. Woodstock Blvd., presents its spring student concert featuring choreography by students and Gregg Bielemeier. Tickets $1-4.

screenings on campus

Wednesday April 25
? 7 p.m.
The Foreign Language and Literature department will screen “Sugar Cane Alley.” CH 53.

Friday April 27 and Saturday April 28
? 8 and 10 p.m.
The Film Committe presents “Hi Fidelity” and “Meet the Parents.” $2-4. Call (503) 725-4470 for more information. Fifth Avenue Cinemas.

Wednesday May 2
? 7 p.m.
“Keeping the Faith” and “Santo Forte” will be screened as a part of the Margaret Mead Traveling Film and Video Festival. CH 53.

art exhibits

Now through Friday May 4
? Autzen Gallery will feature Liz Cheney’s Master of Fine Arts thesis. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. NH.

?”Learning Compassion,” by Deanna Hunt will be on display in Gallery 299. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. NH.

Now through Saturday April 28
? Paintings by Marlene Bauer and the recent work of Margaret Shirley will be on display at The Laura Russo Gallery, 805 N.W. 21st Ave. Hours: 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturdays. Call (503) 226-2754 for more information.

Now through Sunday June 17
? The Cooley Gallery at Reed College, 3203 S.E. Woodstock Blvd., will have “Recent Sonia Boyce: La, La, La,” an exhibition of photographs, collages, films, prints and an installation, all from the 1990s by Afro-Caribbean artist Sonia Boyce. Call (503) 777-7790 for more information and hours.

weekly events

Every Monday
? Noon.
Bible study. Bill Moyer’s study of Genesis. Watch a video. Read the text. Learn from one another. Call (503) 226-7807, Ext. 105 for more information. Campus Ministry Building.

Every Friday
? 2 p.m.
Chi Alpha weekly gathering. Join international and American students for worship, prayer and relevant teaching in a multi-ethnic setting. SMC 323.

? 6-8 p.m. Catholic Students Association meeting. Join other students for a meeting that includes prayer, sharing, discussion and a meal together. Campus Ministry Building.

? 6:30-8:30 p.m. Chinese corner. Chinese speakers, both native and non-native get together for conversation. The objective is to bring together different cultures in an environment which supports learning of a second language for both Chinese and English speakers. Meetro Coffeehouse, behind Science Building II.


Wednesday April 25
? 3-4 p.m.
Introduction to interviewing workshop. This one-hour presentation includes tips on ways to prepare, what to expect in interviews, and a discussion of frequently asked questions. Career Center, USB 402.

? 6:30-9 p.m. Upscale Automotive, will present a workshop on How to Maintain Your Car in the 21st Century. To register call (503) 692-0846.

Saturday May 5
? 11 a.m.
Free rape prevention seminar. Learn realistic self-defense designed to bring one to a high level of personal safety. For more information call (503) 295-2262.

lectures on campus

Friday April 27
? 3:15-4:15 p.m.
Professor Chris Triggs of University of Auckland, New Zealand, will present DNA Databases: Do They Help or Hinder? SBA 160.

Thursday May 3? 7:30 p.m. G. Thomas Edwards of Whitman College will present A Webfoot in the Land of Cotton: The Civil War in Popular Culture. SMC 325.

Wednesday May 9
? 7 p.m.
Howard Ris, executive director of the Union of Concerned Scientists, will present From SUVs to Polar Bears: Forging America’s New Energy Future. SMC Ballroom.

literary readings

Thursday April 26
? 7:30 p.m.
Mark Epstein explores the psychological well-being that comes with primal experience of the uninterrupted flow of authentic self, in his book “Going on Being.” Powell’s City of Books, 1005 W. Burnside.

Monday April 30
? 7:30 p.m.
Author Christina Chiu presents her book “Troublemaker and Other Saints,” which consists of 11 linked tales of cultural conflict. Powell’s City of Books, 1005 W. Burnside.

Tuesday May 8
? 7 p.m.
Bart King will present his book, “An Architectural Guide to Portland.” Special guest Vera Katz will start with an introduction for this event. Powell’s Travel Store, 701 S.W

music around town

Friday 27 and Saturday April 28
? 10:30 p.m.
The Goddess Perlman delivers one rocking show, she is a cross between Bette Midler, Frank Zappa with a touch of Sonny and Cher. Back Door Theatre, 4319 S.E. Hawthorne. $10-15.

Saturday April 28
? 2 p.m.
Michael Stirling, Didjeridu performer and composer performs “Didjeridu: The Sound of Aborginal Australia.” The Community Music Center, 3350 S.E. Francis St. For more information call (503) 823-3177.

Wednesday May 9
? 7:30 p.m.
The PSU Madrigal Ensemble will perform at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1244 N.E. 39th Ave. Tickets are $4-8.


Now through Saturday June 9
? Author Molly Gloss will teaches Writing Fiction as A Profession, a workshop for writers who have moved beyond the uncertain beginnings. For more information call (503) 725-3711. $375.

? Now accepting submissions for the annual Juried Student Show. To submit, bring six slides, an artist’s statement and a proposal for your show to the Littman Gallery. The prize is $200, plus a solo show in the Littman Gallery in August 2001. For more information call (503) 725-5656.

? Due to an increase in Saturday classes and activities at PSU, we will no longer be able to provide free parking on Saturdays beginning Feb. 3. Daily permits will be available for $3 with attendants in structures one and three. For more information call (503) 725-4412.