Lewis & Clark College will host a variety of cultural events to which the public is invited. The events are free unless noted otherwise, and parking on campus is free on weekends. Lewis & Clark is located at 0615 SW Palatine Hill Road in Portland, OR 97219. Take part in these events:
• Oct. 20, 10 p.m. — The popular Once Upon a Weekend theater performance is back. This event offers students the opportunity to produce their 10-minute play onstage. Six students will have seven days to write, one day to cast and two hours to rehearse their play before performing it. The production takes place in the Fir Acres Theatre Black Box.
• Oct. 21, 7:30 p.m. — Orchestra concert in Agnes Flanagan Chapel. Admission is $10. The event is also live-streamed.
• Oct. 23, 7 to 8:30 p.m. — 21st annual Environmental Affairs Symposium keynote event features Daryl Davis, author, musician and cultural ambassador, talking on "Klan We Talk? Race, Environment, Engagement and Empowerment." He will also perform music and participate in a panel discussion and question and answer session. Reception to follow. The event takes place in Templeton Campus Center council chambers.
• Oct. 30, 7:30 p.m. — James W. Rogers Concert: Dreams of Childhood. The Department of Music presents its annual concert in memory of a beloved music alumnus. This year's theme is Dreams of Childhood, featuring performances by faculty and students. Reception to follow. This event will also be live streamed in Agnes Flanagan Chapel.
• Nov. 2 through 4 and 8 through 10 — "Sweeney Todd" a collaboration between the music and theater departments and staged in the round, placing the audience inside the action of the play. Tickets range in price from $5 to $15 and can be purchased online at lclark.edu/events/calendar. The production takes place in Fir Acres Theatre.
• Continuing through Dec. 9 is the "Loss of Material Evidence" art exhibition by Maria T. D. Inocencio and Mark R. Smith, collaborators and life partners. This exhibition is about the aging and passing of their parents. The work examines topics of loss, remembrance, legacy and the making of art as a means to process grief. The exhibit can be viewed in the Hoffman Gallery, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.
— The Review, Tidings