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The Autopoets: Roland Dahwen, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, and Tuesday Smillie

The Cooley Gallery, Reed College, and Converge 45 are pleased to present The Autopoets, the first exhibition of Facing Between Centers, Artistic Director...

"As You Like It" - Shakespeare in the Park

Portland Actors Ensemble is proud to present our closing weekend of As You Like It at Reed College, 3PM Saturday, Sunday and Monday, Aug 31-Sep 2, absolutely...

Friday @ 4 Music Series

We invite you to join us for our regular Friday @ 4 Music Series. The program features 45-minute recitals featuring Reed student musicians, film screenings,...

Reed College 5K FUNd Run/Walk 2019

Join us on Saturday, September 21, 2019, for the Reed College 5K FUNd Run/Walk to support southeast Portland’s public elementary schools. One-hundred percent...

9/21 9:00am
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Sweet Taste of Liberty: A True Story of Slavery and Restitution in America

In April of 1848, Henrietta Wood, an enslaved woman, was taken from her home in Kentucky, a slave state, to Ohio, a free state, and given her freedom papers....

Can Works of Great Literature Help Us to Understand Inequality?

The recent rise of extreme high-end wealth inequality, to levels unprecedented since the late nineteenth century Gilded Age, raises sociological as well as...

Pre-Inauguration: Calligraphy Scriptorium and Weathergram Workshop

In honor of President Audrey Bilger’s inauguration, Reed will host a calligraphy scriptorium and weathergram workshop. The workshop will be led by Gregory...

Visiting Writers Series: Hanif Abdurraqib

Hanif Abdurraqib is a poet, essayist, and cultural critic from Columbus, Ohio. He is the author of a New York Times best-selling biography on A Tribe Called...

Du Bois' Darkwater and the Power of Religious Language and Imagery

A talk by Chike Jeffers, associate professor from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. In his celebrated 1903 book, The Souls of Black Folk, W.E.B....

 Pre-Inauguration: Weathergram Installation Party

Let’s hang the inaugural weathergrams together! The Reed community has created weathergrams in honor of President Audrey Bilger’s inauguration and now it is...

Pre-Inauguration: Showcase of Student Summer Research, Internships, and Creative Opportunities

We invite you to join us for a special showcase of the research, internships, and creative opportunities completed by students during the summer of 2019....

Inauguration: Installation Ceremony

The formal installation of Audrey Bilger as the 16th president of Reed College. There will be a reception, dinner, and celebration immediately following the...

Visiting Writers Series: Jos Charles

Jos Charles is author of feeld, a National Book Award long-listed finalist and winner of the 2017 National Poetry Series, selected by Fady Joudah (Milkweed...

Portland Baroque Orchestra: The Brandenburgs

Monica Huggett leads all six of J. S. Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos while playing violin, viola, and violino piccolo. Harpsichordist Byron Schenkman,...

Lecture-Demonstration with Reggie Wilson

The Company: Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group is a Brooklyn-based dance company whose mission is to create, research, develop, and present new...

Choreography Workshop with Reggie Wilson

Join us for a choreography workshop for dancers (mixed-level). Space is limited. Sign up here. The Company: Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group is...

Visiting Writers Series: Hilary Plum

Hilary Plum is the author of the novel Strawberry Fields, winner of the Fence Modern Prize in Prose (2018); the work of nonfiction Watchfires (2016), winner...

Western Early Keyboard Association Recital

Get your tickets here. Since 1998 WEKA has served the early keyboard community in the western United States. WEKA welcomes harpsichord, clavichord,...

Visiting Writers Series: She Who Has No Master(s)

She Who Has No Master(s) is a project of multi-voiced collectivity, hybrid poetics, encounters, in-between spaces and (dis)places of the Vietnamese diaspora....

Portland Baroque Orchestra: Crossing The Channel: Immigrant Composers in London

18th century London was one of Europe’s great cultural capitals, thanks in part to a tide of immigrant composers. In Crossing the Channel, guest director and...

Winter Dance Concert

The Reed College Dance Department presents the 2019 Winter Dance Concert, featuring choreography by students and faculty in Greenwood Theatre. The box...

Western Early Keyboard Association Recital

Get your tickets here. Since 1998 WEKA has served the early keyboard community in the western United States. WEKA welcomes harpsichord, clavichord,...

Portland Baroque Orchestra: Trousers & Tiaras: Gender Roles in Handel Operas

For centuries, opera has manipulated gender: men playing women, women singing “trouser roles” as men. In this production, contralto Vicki St. Pierre sings...

Visiting Writers Series: Janice Lee

Janice Lee is a Korean-American writer, artist, and editor. She writes about the filmic long take, slowness, interspecies communication, plants & personhood,...

Portland Baroque Orchestra: Theatrical Concerti: Comedy, Delight, and Drama

PBO Concertmaster Carla Moore leads a program of pure fun! Musical characters abound as the orchestra explores the less serious side of the Baroque, with...

Visiting Writers Series: Mei-mei Berssenbrugge '69

Mei-mei Berssenbrugge '69 was born in Beijing and grew up in Massachusetts. She is the author of 12 books of poetry including Empathy, Four Year Old Girl, I...

Portland Gay Men's Chorus: "Reflections"

Our spring concert, and the inaugural concert for PGMC’s newest Artistic Director, will reprise some of the best musical moments from our past 40 years, and...

Visiting Writers Series: Rivers Solomon

Rivers Solomon writes about life in the margins, where they are much at home. Nominated two-years running for the John C. Campbell Award for Best New Writer...

Visiting Writers Series: sidony o’neal

sidony o’neal (b. 1988) is an artist and writer from Sacramento, CA. Previous exhibitions and performances include Fourteen30 Contemporary, Linfield Gallery,...