We Stand on the Shoulders of Giants

Originally posted on The Torch In 1834 John Kirk Townsend, a naturalist at the time, said of the Kalapuya, “probably there does now exist one, where, five years ago, there were a hundred Indians.” By Chandlor Henderson  Slides credited to Dr. Tom Connolly (Director of Archaeological Research, UO Museum of Natural and Cultural History) The … Continue reading We Stand on the Shoulders of Giants

Art + News = Something Beautiful

By Chandlor Henderson University of Oregon Assistant Professor Kate Kelp-Stebbins and the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Fine Art want to ask a critical question: What is comics journalism? Through an exhibit opening Sep. 24 they invite you to ask the same question.  Raised in Berkeley, California Kelp-Stebbins has always been immersed in journalism and art. … Continue reading Art + News = Something Beautiful

Sundays are for Yardy’s Chicken and Waffles!

One of the first things I saw this morning was Yardy’s post about chicken and waffles. I decided, today is the day I treat myself. I try to get up there as often as possible, but my wife and I are busy so this is our chance! I’m very excited. The anticipation is building! Come … Continue reading Sundays are for Yardy’s Chicken and Waffles!

Artist Erick Wonderly has an art show

Black American Spring contributor Erick Wonderly has been up to big things. In addition to illustrating us some incredible pieces of work (links below), he has a current art show in the building behind Sizzle Pie in Eugene, and he has just finished a mural for the City of Springfield, Oregon. We consider ourselves incredibly … Continue reading Artist Erick Wonderly has an art show