Art

Mikey Muffins: Do It For The Story Tour 2021

Good music can keep 40 people out in the cold.

Feature: Rainbow Rodeo Collective

In the summer of 2021, women and queer artists came together to form the Rainbow Rodeo collective — a group for those concerned with the lack of queer and women representation in the Eugene art and house show scene. Rainbow Rodeo began as a collaborative effort between house show organizers and the collective’s founders, who…

Pools of Sorrow

“Someday emerging at last from the violent insight, let me sing out jubilation and praise to assenting angels. Let not one clearly-struck hammers of my heart fail to sound because of a slack, a doubtful, or broken string. Let my joyfully streaming face make me more radiant; let my hidden weeping arise and blossom. How…

“I wish it would rain”

By: Avery Massengale noconceptart.org

Spike Lee’s “NYC Epicenters 9/11→2021½” Review

By David Patrick Schranck, Jr.- Between late August and mid-September of this year, HBO released Spike Lee’s four-part documentary series, NYC Epicenters 9/11→2021½, that connects the 20th anniversary of 9/11, inarguably one of the most pivotal events of the 21st century so far, with the current COVID-19 pandemic and New York City’s role as an…

“Fill Me”

By: River- fill me with rage. fill me with despair. how dare you, keeper of all things, not fill me with the willingness to do something about it? fill me with the willingness to do something about it. fill me with magic tricks. i’ve got one for you, see that forest over there? watch it…

The Unemployed

God, give grace to the unemployed God save our weak, elderly and impotent masses. God, may you keep the power in the hands of the ones you have ordained to lead us. Only you know the lot of us could never be worthy of such great responsibility. God, save our democracy, from being exposed for…

Why you should take psychedelics with your political opponents…(maybe)

Like many stoners, when preparing for my psychedelic experiences I’ve always tried to surround myself with pleasurable and positive sensory items. I always assumed that the way to avoid a “bad trip” was to only trip with familiar people and to avoid potentially triggering content, however after a very eventful LSD experience, my perspective has…

This Season, a Liberated Future

It’s radical to see the pain in each other’s eyes, to see what haunts and keep loving anyway. If we could love each other better, my god would we be cured of every curse of shame? I think so. We are each other’s resilience. Sometimes compassion is the most radical act. Sometimes it is anger….