ARTS

The creative spirit, and how it moves us.

In Review :: The Northwest Green Home Primer
by Pamela O'Malley Chang
A comprehensive text for anyone who chooses green design for home construction or renovation. Includes well-organized checklists, helpful illustrations, and case studies.
In Review :: The Urban Homestead and Northwest Green Home Primer
by Pamela O'Malley Chang
A good-natured guide for urbanites who want to live off the land without leaving the city limits.
People We Love :: Erica Wheeler
Erica Wheeler leads workshops that help people connect to the land.
People We Love :: Hari Kondabolu
by Layla Aslani
Kondabolu uses comedy to point out hidden assumptions about immigrants.
Equality Ride :: Photos from the 2007 Tour
by Adam Britt, Amanda Harris
Photos from the 2007 Equality Ride, bringing 50 riders to conservative campuses to show the humanity and spirituality of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people.
The Great Correction Song
by Eliza Gilkyson
Song lyrics from Eliza Gilkyson, The Great Correction, written for "Last Sunday" in Austin, Texas
Seeing Red, Feeling Blue in Purple America
by David Sirota
Americans are under increasing economic pressure, and many feel powerless to do anything about it. David Sirota travels coast to coast and finds the people who know the U.S. is headed in the wrong direction--and are joining a populist uprising to turn it around
It Takes a Child: Craig Kielburger
by Craig Kielburger
Watch a film clip from the documentary “It Takes a Child,” the story of how a 12-year-old Craig Kielburger started his journey.
Ahmed and the Return of the Arab Phoenix
Shot around the Palmyra oasis, Syria, not far from the Euphrates river and the Iraqi border, this documentary shows the efforts of the Syrian government to protect its natural heritage.
Swift Raids
A Documentary by United Food and Commercial Workers about the raids in Swift Meatpacking plants.
Tank Cartoon
"Intimidation only breeds resent and resistance. I'm still marking it a bogey." Caption submitted by Reginald I. Durant.
Scared Sacred
by Velcrow Ripper
In a world teetering on the edge of self-destruction, award-winning filmmaker Velcrow Ripper sets out on a unique pilgrimage. Visiting the 'Ground Zeroes' of the planet, he asks if it's possible to find hope in the darkest moments of human history.
Equality U
Equality U is a feature-length documentary following 33 young activists on a cross-country tour to confront anti-gay discrimination policies at conservative religious colleges.
The Battle in Seattle
Watch the trailer to Stuart Townsend's account of the WTO protests in Seattle in 1999.
Comic Against Racism
This Colors NW Video Podcast focuses on Comedy as an art-form used to deal with issues of racism. Watch hilarious clips by Hari Kondabolu and Ahamefule Oluo in this short documentary.