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Leo Rubinfien: Eyehold to Eyehold

Eyehold to Eyehold is an immersive one-person exhibition by renowned American photographer and Reed alumnus Leo Rubinfien. The exhibition is curated by...

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...

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

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

Photographs by Margalit Gibbs '19

Exhibition viewing hours free and open to the public. The works in the exhibition consist of a newly published archival portfolio of Mara’s work, produced...

Anthropology Symposium: Elizabeth Povinelli

Join us for a lecture by Elizabeth Povinelli as part of the spring Anthropology Symposium. Free and open to the public. "Lure, Bait, Social MacGuffin: the...

Chemistry Seminar: Thomas Barnes, “Forensic Laboratory – Challenges and Opportunities”

This Week's Chemistry Department Seminar speaker is Thomas Barnes Laboratory Director Oregon State Police - Portland Metro Forensic Laboratory “Forensic...

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...

"Leave No Trace" Film Screening

Acting President Hugh Porter invites you to a screening of Leave No Trace, a film based on the novel My Abandonment by Professor Peter Rock. After the...

How Democracies Die

Daniel Ziblatt, Eaton Professor of the Science of Government at Harvard University, will describe current dangers facing American democracy and ways of...

Black Celebration Month: Black Arts Festival

Join us for performances by Doja Cat, Maarquii, and DJ Bnick; a BIPOC vendor marketplace, and food from the diaspora. Co-presented by the Multicultural...

Black Celebration Month: Soul Food Night

A night of cuisine from the Black/African diaspora. Co-presented by the Multicultural Resource Center, the Office for Institutional Diversity, and the...

Practical Equality: A Conversation with Robert Tsai and Dahlia Lithwick

Join your fellow New York Reedies for a stimulating talk at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU. Practical Equality: Forging Justice in a Divided Nation...

Control and Release: Clay, Code, Collaboration 

Timea Tihanyi is a Hungarian born cross-disciplinary artist and ceramist living and working in Seattle, Washington. Tihanyi earned an MD (Semmelweis...

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...

Captivated by the Mediterranean: Early Modern Spain and the Political Economy of Ransom

This talk by Daniel Hershenzon, associate professor in the Department of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages at the University of Connecticut, explores the...

Western Early Keyboard Association Recital

MY SECRET VALENTINE: Elisabeth Claude Jacquet de La Guerre and François Couperin – A lecture-recital with Arthur Haas. Get your tickets here. This lecture...

What's with the Bamboo Stick? Matisse's Drawing Practice and his Stations of the Cross at Vence

Yve-Alain Bois, professor of art history in the School of Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study, presents a lecture for the Stephen E....

Making a Cuisine-System Out of Foodways: Ethnicity, Regional Identity, and Cultural Pride in Northeastern China

Both the foods of the Han and non-Han ethnic groups in Northeastern China are commonly excluded from the traditional Chinese system of region-based...

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,...

Gamblin & Jackson Theatre Thesis Shows

Join us for a double-billing where two theatre thesis shows are presented to the public. Ticket information will be forthcoming. Performances will be in the...

Friday @ 4 Recitals & Film Screenings

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...

3/8 4:00pm
 
Friday@4 Film Screening: "Little Girl Blue" (2015)

Janis: Little Girl Blue (2015) A film by Amy J. Berg A documentary celebrating the life and music of singer and countercultural icon Janis Joplin Upcoming...

The Parsnip Ship & Artists' Theater of Boston presents: Repossessed by Greg Lam

Join The Parsnip Ship and Artists' Theater of Boston as they present a reading of REPOSSESSED by Greg Lam '96, directed by Pascale Florestal with musical...

Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart

Join us for a screening of this 2018 film by Tracy Heather Strain. Lorraine Hansberry’s groundbreaking play A Raisin in the Sun remains a beloved theatrical...

Opicinus de Canistris: Artist, Visionary, Cartographer (1296-1354)

A talk by Karl Whittington of the Ohio State University. “A psychotic artist of the Middle Ages” – this is how Ernst Kris famously described the Italian...

Tonight We Improvise!

David Schiff, Composer: A Three Concert Celebration Tonight's program will include "Singing in the Dark" (2002) and "Road Maps" (2008/2014) and will...

The Continental Revolution: Natives, Empires, and Constitutions during the 1780s

Join us for a lecture by historian Alan Taylor of the University of Virginia on the topic of how native peoples responded to the creation of the United...

Thomas Jefferson's Education: Creating a University for a Slave Society

Join us for a lecture by historian Alan Taylor of the University of Virginia. The talk will be an examination of the honor culture spawned by slavery among...

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...

Playwright Thesis Readings

Please join Reed Theatre in celebrating the work of senior playwriting students Sophie Bolomet and John Mulholland. This evening features staged readings of...

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 Audacity 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...

Carol Oja: "Marian Anderson and Racial Desegregation of the American Concert Stage"

Carol J. Oja is William Powell Mason Professor of Music at Harvard. Her Bernstein Meets Broadway: Collaborative Art in a Time of War (2014), won the Music in...

Dance Masterclass with Rosie Herrera & Company

We invite you to join us for a public master class with choreographer Rosie Herrera and Company. This event is free, but reservations are recommended. Rosie...

Visiting Writers Series: Aisha Sabatini Sloan

Aisha Sabatini Sloan was born and raised in Los Angeles. Her writing about race and current events is often coupled with analysis of art, film, and pop...

Lecture-Demonstration with Rosie Herrera & Company

We invite you to join us for a public lecture and demonstration with choreographer Rosie Herrera and Company. This event is free, but reservations are...

Feminist Actors Before #metoo: Delphine Seyrig, Disobedient Muse

Join us for a film talk by Grace An, Associate Professor of Cinema Studies and French at Oberlin College, where she has just finished a term as director of...

Friday@4 Film Screening: "Mama Africa" (2011)

Mama Africa (2011) A film by Mika Kaurismäki A documentary celebrating the life and music of South African singer Miriam Makeba

Chanticleer: Friends of Chamber Music Concert

Founded in San Francisco in 1978, Chanticleer is known around the world for the seamless blend of its twelve male voices ranging from countertenor to bass....

Getting Intimate: Plot Points in our Sexual Development + New Plays by Reed Playwrights (Double Feature)

The theatre department’s junior class is excited to announce the spring mainstage show: Getting Intimate: Plot Points In our Sexual Development by Miranda...

Exploring Catacombs through Social Networks

The Archeological Institute of America presents a lectue by Jenny Kreiger of the University of Oregon. Free and open to the public. Co-sponsored by the Reed...

Spring Orchestra Concert

The Reed Spring Orchestra Concert will be in Kaul Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. David Schiff will be conducting. Program...

Portland Gay Symphonic Band: Spring Concert

The Portland Gay Symphonic Band presents their spring concert in Kaul Auditorium. In 1990 the Rose City Gay Freedom Band was formed by a small number of...

Love Songs

David Schiff, Composer: A Three Concert Celebration Tonight's program will include "Peace" (1984) and "All About Love" (2004) and will feature...

Shifrin and Friends Play Schiff

David Schiff, Composer: A Three Concert Celebration Tonight's program will include "Vashti, or the Whole Megillah" (1997), "Scenes from Adolescence" (1987),...

Portland Baroque Orchestra: The Fulfillment of Genius, Mozart's "Jupiter" Symphony

We’re pulling out all the stops for the final concert of PBO’s 35th-anniversary season in a program that includes a full complement of winds and guest...

Spring Dance Concert

The Reed College Dance Department presents the 2019 Spring Dance Concert, featuring choreography by students and faculty. Tickets range in price from $3-$7...