Arts & Culture

Wes Anderson’s “The French Dispatch” is an emotional, comical film that any viewer could love

By Joseph Lohmolder / November 11, 2021

It is wonderfully whimsical, surreptitiously splendid, and unequivocally unequaled. Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch is a breath of fresh air for the box office — it is an experience for viewers that is unlike anything else being shown on the big screen.  Centering around “The French Dispatch Magazine,” the film feels like an ode to…

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Live theater returns to Niemeyer after 18 months off stage

By Dalton Elliott / November 9, 2021

Returning to the stage this month is Jim Eikrem: Director of Theater Arts at Clackamas Community College. After having to shut down live theater for more than a year due to COVID-19, Eikrem is determined to make this fall’s production a comeback, and to him, is exactly what everyone needs at this time. Eikrem was…

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Smart thinking can help you fly through the pandemic

By Katie Skibba / November 9, 2021

It’s been almost two years since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic changed the travel lifestyle around the world.  Countries shut down their borders, some allowing no one in and no one out, some allowing only citizens to return, but under strict guidelines.  How can we forget the photos of multiple airplanes parked on the…

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Movie Review: It’s Quiet, 2 Quiet

By Joseph Lohmolder / June 8, 2021

Going into “A Quiet Place Part 2,” I wasn’t sure what to expect. Part of me didn’t want there to be a sequel to the hit original film. However, I was pleasantly surprised that this film did not fall victim to the classic blunders that typically ruin follow-up films. 

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Category is: Drive in Drag!

By Lizzy Marine / June 8, 2021

In early May, Voss Events, Drive’n Drag Saves 2021, featured a multitude of drag queens from the ever so popular, “RuPaul’s Drag Race.” The drive-in style event was held in the parking lot of the Clackamas Town Center in Happy Valley.

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The ten best outdoor eateries near the college

By Lizzy Marine / June 4, 2021

Indoor dining still freaking you out? With the pandemic putting restrictions on dining indoors, restaurants have gotten quite crafty with their outdoor seating.

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Rocky Horror Picture Show is Back at The Clinton

By Katie Skibba / May 26, 2021

After over a year of being closed, the iconic Portland Clinton Theatre was able to open its doors back to the public, bringing the Saturday night showings of the 1975 cult classic, Rocky Horror Picture Show, to the screen once again.

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CCC student art show stays alive, even through a pandemic

By Lizzy Marine / May 19, 2021

Students of Clackamas Community College art programs have kept busy this year. This has been modeled by the 112 submissions to the 2021 Virtual Student Art Show. Participants displayed art of all different disciplines, such as drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, photography, digital design, video, jewelry, and design. The annual Student Art Show gives the artists…

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New food cart pod, Corner 14, makes its residency in Oregon City

By Lizzy Marine / March 14, 2021

Oregon City has introduced a brand new food cart pod and tap house, Corner 14, located at 508 14th street. This will be the new spot if you are looking for family outings, casual dates or just some fantastic food.  Corner 14 offers 10 different food carts ranging from pizza to cajun, from vegan choices…

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College theater goes online

By Reilly Smith / March 14, 2021

In this curious time of shutdowns and closures, some theaters are managing to produce shows using a modern medium. Streaming live productions is one way that theaters companies have found to keep performers onstage and audiences engaged. Clackamas Community College Theater Department theater director James Eikrem said that while streaming theater may seem like “glorified…

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