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Highlights from Bumbershoot day two: J. Cole, Superorganism and Young Thug deliver exciting and provoking performances

The whimsy of day one was just a warm up for the fun and games of Bumbershoot day two, featuring performances from J. Cole, T-Pain, Young Thug and others. The day started off with “Yogashoot,” an open yoga session at the Mural Amphitheatre Stage. Demonstrations of glass blowing, pottery wheel …

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New “Aggregation” art piece installed at EMU as part of public art budget

For the past week, the EMU green has been crowded with construction workers, cranes and large rocks in order to install the newest addition to the EMU — an art piece titled “Aggregation.” The art piece comes from Portland-based artist Adam Kuby as a part in his series of “disintegrated” …

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Video: Tereso Cobian draws comics

If you’ve ever wanted to see Spiderman smoke a bong and flip off the Green Goblin, then “Private Posse” just might be the comic book for you. Former UO student Tereso Cobian has spent that last few years writing and illustrating his own comic book currently on sale at The …

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Video: Earth Week Art Expo

A part of Earth Week celebrations on campus, the Outdoor Program and Envision Journalism host an Art Expo at the OP Barn.

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Dance in Dialogue delivers a mesmerizing take on modern dance

This Friday and Saturday night (Nov. 21-22), dancers from the University of Oregon and other local companies will perform the final installment of the Dance in Dialogue series, or “D.i.D.” This four-part performance series began in January and culminates this weekend as dancers present works by a wide variety of …

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Oregon soccer’s Kelsey Foo and Lilly Archer find a creative escape

For Kelsey Foo and Lilly Archer life is often eat, sleep and breathe soccer. From practice to weightlifting and games, both Foo and Archer sometimes find time to sneak away from the turf to pursue another passion: art. “I have always been artsy. Being able to be creative in my …

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UO receives $10 million to fund College of Arts and Sciences’ building

The College of Arts and Sciences is $10 million closer to having its own home. The university’s Around the O blog announced the donation from Eugene philanthropists Willie and Don Tykeson on Wednesday afternoon. The college is responsible for 49 of the university’s undergraduate programs and nearly 60 percent of undergraduate degrees every …

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Q&A: Horde and the Harem bring Seattle’s music scene to Sam Bond’s

Horde and the Harem, a Seattle band led by Ryan Barber, is making their way to Sam Bond’s Garage this Thursday, September 18. In honor of their return, Barber chatted with the Emerald to tell us more about how the band became what it is today. Q: Tell me a …

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‘If I Stay’ is not the movie of the summer

**This post contains spoilers** If I Stay not only gave my screenwriting career hope, but also my dad’s–the king of one liners. Other than last night in the theater, I cannot remember the last time I physically cringed during a movie. What was supposed to be a sentimental movie with …

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Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art nabs world-famous works thanks to tax loopholes

Students exploring the University of Oregon’s Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art may not realize how unusual it is for a university museum to display works by Paul Cezanne, Andy Warhol, Marc Chagall, Frank Stella and other luminaries. The museum’s budget makes it difficult to snag these world-famous paintings and sculptures. …

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The Feminist Museum brings feminism to life on campus

Art comes in all forms to the University of Oregon, but few exhibits have as direct of a mission statement as the Object/Subject exhibition currently being put on by the Feminist Museum. Now, there are few things I enjoy more frequently than lively discussions about feminism with intelligent people, but …

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For UO grad student Mary Morgan, emceeing is all about community

A glowing smile spreads across Mary Morgan’s face as she discusses her involvement in the local arts community. From the excitement beaming from her piercing blue eyes it’s not hard to tell that Morgan, a graduate student working to get her master’s degree in arts administration, is devoted to the …

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Events in Eugene and Portland this weekend

In Eugene On-Campus Jan. 12, Chamber Music: The London Haydn Quartet with special guest Eric Hoeprich is coming to Beall Concert Hall, giving students the opportunity to de-stress and hear Haydn, Beethoven and Mozart; Beall Concert Hall(961 E. 18th Ave.), tickets range from $17-$39, 3 p.m. Off-Campus Jan. 10, Chance …

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Create! Eugene hopes to drive art-based local tourism

Students sticking around Eugene this summer can look forward to a brand new way to express their creativity. Throughout the month of August, Create! Eugene, a workshop-driven celebration of the arts, will showcase exhibitions and demonstrations in its inaugural attempt to get creative juices flowing. The festival, hosted by the Arts and Business Alliance of Eugene, will …

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University senior makes food jewelry, connects with art community

Erica Hardin will be graduating this spring with a Bachelor of Science in art. She has a grasp on several creative outlets: painting, illustration, photography, and silk screening. Moreover, she makes food jewelry.

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‘Art Speaks’ exhibit on display in Adell McMillan Art Gallery

In an effort to showcase student work through the theme of personal importance, the University Cultural Forum is showcasing the “Art Speaks” exhibit located in the Adell McMillan Art Gallery in the EMU through Jan. 27.

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University student bares all for art show

University student Garrett Kovacs started week eight butt-naked in a barren half of the Laverne Krause Gallery.

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ChinaVine preserves traditional Chinese art, bridges cultural divide through social media

Separated by 5,000 Pacific Ocean miles, United States and China are distanced in terms of proximity and culture. The ChinaVine project works to connect students through social media to bridge the physical and cultural distance between these two different countries.

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Battling blackberries at the root of regional artist Susan Applegate’s exhibit

Artist Susan Applegate’s 25-piece mixed media exhibit “A Canopy of Briars: Visual Considerations on Reclaiming the Land” goes on display at the University’s Museum of Natural and Cultural History.

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