Category is: Drive in Drag!

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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Alexander gallery hosts new virtual art exhibition

A new virtual art exhibition being hosted by the Alexander Gallery will be viewable on the CCC art webpage through Dec. 11. The exhibition, “Disillusionment,” from artist Edie Overturf, confronts the environmental and political climate we find ourselves in today, as well as the confusion and anxiety that can spawn from it, and a slight…

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Winter nights bring river lights to Portland

Story by Olivia Lynch Nothing screams “Portland,” quite like a Volkswagen Beetle repurposed as a disco ball. Last weekend Portland celebrated the fifth anniversary of their Winter Lights Festival, where the public can walk around and interact with the many collaborative exhibits created by the city’s creative and technical minds. The West Side of the…

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Art bomb: student art project mistaken as an explosive

Story by Olivia Lynch On Dec. 3,  2019, you might have noticed texts and emails circulating across campus alerting students and faculty of a suspicious package found in the Dye Learning Center. “I was genuinely scared there was a threat,” said current student Nolan Golden over Snapchat. “I had no idea it was related to…

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‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’ review

Story by Andrew Griffin Fifty-one years ago, the world was introduced to the wonderful world of “Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood,” a show that would go on to capture the hearts of children for decades until its final episode in 2001. Behind it all was one man — a man dedicated to spreading kindness and giving the…

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News briefs

Story by Laura Canida Campus Safety hires new college resource officer College Safety exists to patrol the campus, investigate crimes, prepare reports, and respond to emergencies. In addition to these duties, they provide security escorts, directions, campus information and even aid with vehicle assistance for those in need. The Department of College Safety distributes and…

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Annual student art show at Alexander Gallery

Story by Eric Carlson The Annual Clackamas Community College Student Art Show began at noon, May 14 with students bustling around the entrance, enjoying free refreshments while waiting for the show to begin. Once the event started, the winners were announced and the attendees hustled into the Alexander Gallery to behold their peers’ hard work…

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Art therapy for mental health

Story by Laura Canida Kellette Elliott was first exposed to art therapy at college in Virginia, but leaned on it heavily when her mom was diagnosed with cancer. “I would take art students from the college to work with the kids who suffered or witnessed abuse,” said Elliott, an artist and art teacher at Clackamas…

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A look into “The Effects of Unexplained Phenomena” art exhibit

Story by Eric Carlson Prepare to be stupefied: David Mylin’s art exhibit “The Effects of Unexplained Phenomena” features countless strange, bizarre and uncanny figures. All of these creations are more than just creatures, they are expressions of anger and frustration he has dealt with. The artist reception was held Tuesday, Feb. 12, where Mylin explained…

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Talent among us

  The opening of the annual Clackamas Community College Student Art Show was May 17, and open till June 7. The exhibit opened at the Alexander Gallery in Niemeyer Center, followed by an awards ceremony and banquet with free food and live music played by CCC students. One hundred thirt-four pieces of original artwork were…

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