REVIEW: Andrea (Andrew) Gibson

Editor’s Note: Spoken word poet and activist Andrea Gibson was set to appear at Lane Community College on Feb. 25 before a snowstorm forced the college to cancel the performance. A new date has not yet been announced, though the poet will reportedly return sometime in the fall. Andrea (Andrew) Gibson’s works explore the intricacies of queer love, family, gender, religion, hardship and perseverance. Every word is chosen with intent, delivered with heart-soaked passion. Some words so sharp, you can feel the steel in your chest, and tears well at the edge of your lids, threatening to burst over the flood …

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Coping with loss in seven scenes

Before the lights dimmed and the audience silenced their whispers, Brian Haimbach, faculty instructor for Lane Community College’s music, dance and theater arts programs, spoke to the small room. Holding back tears, he warned of a potentially sensitive topic discussed in “Hell is a Place on Earth,” one of seven plays that make up 2018’s …

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‘Justice League,’ fun action scenes overthrows weak story

Synopsis Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s (Henry Cavill) selfless act, Bruce Wayne (Ben Affleck) enlists newfound ally Diana Prince (Gal Gadot) to face an even greater threat. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to recruit a team to stand against this newly awakened enemy. Despite the formation of …

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