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RAW Sensation: Artist Installations

Come check out the numerous artist installations and exhibitions across campus as part of Reed Arts Week: Sensation. Free and open to the public. (Event...

Exhibition: Gulalhi, Stephanie Gervais '09

The Cooley Gallery is proud to present Gulalhi—the first one-person U.S. exhibition of UK-based artist and Reed alumna Stephanie Gervais '09. The title of...

Psychology Colloquium: Christof Koch, Ph.D., Allen Institute for Brain Science

Neuroscience of Consciousness: Six years ago, the Allen Institute for Brain Science, a non-profit medical research organization, embarked on an ambitious...

Everyday Contains All of History

Join us for a Visiting Artist Lecture by Jared Thorne. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by studio art department.

Reed on the Road - San Francisco

Please join us for Reed on the Road, an evening with Acting President Hugh Porter and Dean for Institutional Diversity Mary James. Hear from campus...

Visiting Writers Series: Esther G. Belin

Esther G. Belin is an award-winning Diné poet and multimedia artist. She is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, the Institute of American...

Reed Orchestra Fall Concert

We invite you to join us for the fall Reed Orchestra concert featuring Reed student musicians. The concert will be conducted by David Schiff, and admission...

RAW Sensation: Miranda by 11: Dance Co.

11: Dance Co. is a multi-disciplinary dance company that fuses urban and classical movement. They present experimental, sometimes dark, often satirical,...

Friday @ 4 Recital

We invite you to join us for our regular Friday @ 4 recital series. This 45-minute concert features Reed student musicians. Admission is free. *Please note...

11/16 4:00pm
 
RAW Sensation: Eric Dyer in Conversation

Eric Dyer is an artist and filmmaker who brings animation into the physical world with his sequential images, sculptures, installations, and performances. As...

Biology Seminar: Christina Vizcarra, “Cytoskeletal Regulation by Formins: Mechanistic Insights and Drug Targeting””

Christina Vizcarra, Ph.D Department of Chemistry, Barnard College “Cytoskeletal Regulation by Formins: Mechanistic Insights and Drug Targeting” Friday,...

RAW Sensation: Reverberations by Han Muellerleile

How do you costume yourself? What is it woven of? Weave is an interactive performance of a strange, soft, strong sculptural costume that investigates what...

RAW Sensation: Marty McConnell Poetry Reading

Part of the vanguard of poets fusing and refusing and queering the delineations between literary and oral poetry, Marty McConnell’s work blurs the lines...

Performance & Post-Show talk by Turnback Boyz

The dance department is excited to bring the Turnback Boyz to Reed for a performance and post-show talk with the audience. Admission is free. Turnback Boyz...

RAW Sensation: Make a Salad

Artist Jade Novarino will reenact Alison Knowles’ fluxus score Make A Salad. Presented by Reed Arts Week: Sensation. Free and open to the public.

RAW Sensation: Bad Avocados

An original play by Reed College senior Yaseen Hashmi. Centered on five friends who went to high school together reconnecting following the loss of one of...

RAW Sensation: Marty McConnell Poetry Workshop

Join us for a workshop wih poet Marty McConnell. Open only to the first 20 people to arrive - so plan ahead! Part of the vanguard of poets fusing and...

RAW Sensation: Sensations of Ambivalence, Failure, Doubt: A Reading

Students from Sara Jaffe's Creative Writing course on Ambivalence, Failure, & Doubt will read from work they have created this semester. Expect lots of...

RAW Sensation: Working 1 Dance Performance

Produced by Reed College Dance Troupe, Working 1 is short dance piece in three parts. Drawing from sensorial Gaga technique improvisation prompts, the...

RAW Sensation: The Gospel According to YouTube

The Gospel According to YouTube is a performance incorporating text and music. The text is entirely taken from YouTube comments on old gospel hymns, placed...

RAW Sensation: DJ Showcase

Father Fannie, Maarquii, and DJ Manny Petty will each play a set this evening. Father Fannie: 10–11pm Marquii: 11pm–12am DJ Manny Petty: 12–2am Presented...

RAW Sensation: Five

A strange, transcendent performance piece incorporating audio/visual work and tap dancing. Performed by Abigail Amit. Presented by Reed Arts Week:...

Portland Baroque Orchestra: An Empire of Silver & Gold, Music of 18th Century Latin America

PBO welcomes Dr. Daniel Zuluaga back to PBO to lead this trailblazing program of music that was gathered from the archives of Latin American cathedrals. Five...

RAW Sensation: Same As It Ever Was

Reed dance class Dance 335: Parades Processions and Protests presents a sensational tour of protest sites on Reed's campus. Participants will meet the...

RAW Sensation: Not/Presenting

A performance by DJ Meisner incorporating music and projected slide photography, in the style of Nan Goldin. The presentation consists of 80 mounted slides...

RAW Sensation: Workshop by 11: Dance Co.

11: Dance Co. is a multi-disciplinary dance company that fuses urban and classical movement. They present experimental, sometimes dark, often satirical,...

Anthropology Symposium: Carolyn Stephens

Join us for a lecture by Carolyn Stephens as part of the fall Anthropology Symposium. Free and open to the public. "Sound as Control in Japan" Sound, as...

Reed Music Recital

Reed College private music instructors will present a concert. These are the musicians that teach and train Reed's young musicians. Represented will be...

Meditation

An open invitation to members of the Reed community and campus guests to join in silent sitting meditation. Bells are rung from 12:10pm to 12:40pm, but...

Gulalhi: Stephanie Gervais '09 Artist Talk

Join us for an artist talk by Stephanie Gervais '09. The Cooley Gallery is proud to present Gulalhi—the first one-person U.S. exhibition of this UK-based...

Films by Lida Abdul

Join us for a screening of works by Afghan performance artist Lida Abdul, with remarks by artist Stephanie Gervais '09. Lida Abdul was born in Kabul in...

Archaeological Steps into the Valley of the Kings and Queens

The Archeological Institute of America presents a lecture by Rasha Solima of Lewis & Clark College and Misr University for Science & Technology. Popular...

Theatre Thesis: “Late: A Cowboy Song”

Late: A Cowboy Song by Sarah Ruhl Mary's life is hurtling by, each year marked by the birthday she shares with her boyfriend, Crick. When Mary connects with...

Reed Chorus and Collegium Musicum: "Vox Sibyla: Voice of the Prophetess"

The Reed College choirs perform music on the theme of female prophecy. The concert will feature Lassus' setting of the ancient Jewish sibylline texts...

Winter Dance Concert

The Reed College Dance Department presents the 2018 Winter Dance Concert, featuring choreography by students and faculty in Greenwood Theatre. The box...

"December's Tale" by John Vergin '78

In his annual performance, John Vergin '78 presents a theatrical telling of 24 hours in the life of a young musician, beginning at midnight on Christmas...

Portland Percussion Ensemble

The Portland Percussion Group was founded in the winter of 2011 as a means of bringing professional chamber percussion music to Portland and the surrounding...

Senior Dance Thesis Performances

Reed dance students will present their senior dance theses in Greenwood Theatre. The event is open to the public. Tickets are required and may be purchased...

Voces8: Friends of Chamber Music Concert

The British vocal ensemble Voces8 has inspired people throughout Europe, North America and Asia through their music and their joy of singing. The group...

Portland Baroque Orchestra: Bach & The Young Prince

Pondering the impact of Bach’s influence on all of music, Beethoven once said, “His name shouldn’t be Brook, but Ocean.” Bach’s concerti from time spent in...

Connecting the Dots: New Perspectives on Mobility and Gathering in Ancient Mediterranean Sanctuaries

The Archeological Institute of America presents a lectue by Troels Myrup Kristensen of Aarhus University. This lecture presents results from a recently...

Anicca/Impermanence: Minh Tran & Company

Returning to stage after eight years of absence as a performer, Minh Tran (and Company) is creating a new work entitled, “Anicca/Impermanence,” which will...

Visiting Writers Series: Safiya SInclair

Safiya Sinclair is the author of Cannibal (University of Nebraska Press, 2016), winner of a Whiting Writers’ Award, the American Academy of Arts and Letters...

Western Early Keyboard Association Recital

MY SECRET VALENTINE: Elisabeth Claude Jacquet de La Guerre and François Couperin – A lecture-recital with Arthur Haas This lecture recital will explore the...

Visiting Writers Series: Gabrielle Calvocoressi

Gabrielle Calvocoressi is the author of The Last Time I Saw Amelia Earhart, Apocalyptic Swing (a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize) and Rocket Fantastic,...

Vistiing Writers Series: Jess Arndt

Jess Arndt received an MFA at Bard College and was a 2013 Graywolf SLS Fellow and 2010 Fiction Fellow at the New York Foundation of the Arts. Arndt’s writing...

Portland Baroque Orchestra: The Road to Dresden

Acclaimed British and Brazilian violin virtuoso Rodolfo Richter studied with Monica Huggett at the Royal Academy of Music. Experience his PBO debut as he...

Emma B. Andrews and the Golden Age of Egyptian Archaeology

The Archeological Institute of America presents a lectue by Sarah Ketchley of the University of Washington. Free and open to the public. Co-sponsored by the...

Portland Gay Men's Chorus: "Our Audicity to Hope"

Sponsored in part by Hyland Estates Inspired by the optimistic spirits of the likes of Malala Yousafsai, Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson, the Wild Boar...