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Eugene Weekly : Calendar : 1.11.07

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The real story coming from Ladysmith Black Mambazo's upcoming Corvallis show is its choice of venue, the Corvallis High School's Mainstage Theater. Not only is this venue hosting the globe-trotting African a cappella troupe (pictured), it will be graced with Dar Williams in February and Greg Brown in April. Is Corvallis lacking concert venues or just lucky with their bookings? A little of both, maybe. See Corvallis listings.

Here's the rundown on the week's pileup of film series and other screenings. The UO's International Resource Center's Korean Film Series kicks off tonight with Take Care of My Cat. On Friday, you have Arlington West at Cozmic Pizza, Slaughterhouse-Five at Unity of the Valley and The Slingshot, part of the UO's Swedish — yes, Swedish — Film Series. Enjoy the OpenLens juried selections over the weekend or DIVA's Best of the Eugene Film Festival Sunday night. Stay at home Monday for some football on the boob tube, but on Tuesday, reel in a whopping Fly Fishing Film Tour (you know, because it's like Xtreme Fishing!) at the UO, or soak up the return of the Russian Film Series with Dauriia Part I. Still with us? Good, there's more. Wednesday sees the inaugaration of an Ethnic Studies Film Series with From the Heart at UO's McKenzie Hall, and next Thursday witnesses the Katrina Amnesty Campaign's screening of I Won't Drown on That Levee and You Ain't Gonna Break My Back at the UO's EMU Ballroom or finish off this M.C. Escher film-walk with the Korean Film Series' Peppermint Candy (pictured), also at the EMU. Many of these films are under $5 or free, so, um, break out of the cineplex box of Bijou-Beltline and see Calendar.

Meraviglioso! Splendido! Sure, it's rainy here, but if you're dreaming about sun-drenched patios, columns of marble, the lovely Mediterranean, olive tree fields swimming in light, string instruments lightly playing, well, you're in luck — with the last one, anyway. The Oregon Mozart Players bring pieces of Italy back to sad-sack wintery Eugene this weekend with Viva Italia!, a concert focusing on charm, sunny delights and the beautiful interaction of visual art with classical music. Even if you're all atwitter about the Deeply Germanic Beethoven Moment coming up from the Symphony, you can definitely relax into the OMP's lively program of Rossini, Respighi, Salieri and Mendlessohn. True, Mendelssohn isn't exactly, shall we say, from those Southern climes, but his Symphony No. 4 (that's right: the Italian Symphony) should satisfy all ears. Have a drink at Café Perugino ahead of time and dinner at Ambrosia or Oregano's afterward for a favoloso evening full of brio and eleganza. See Saturday and Sunday Calendar.

It's a good week to be a film connoisseur in Eugene. On top of a full slate of film programs practically every day of this week (which we listed above), there's DIVA's OpenLens Short Video and Film Festival, a showcase of top-notch filmmaking from artists south of the Portland/Salem metro area. The 13 juried shorts will show twice on Saturday and once on Sunday, with a wrap party awarding the Best Juried Award and Audience Choice Award. Tied to the film festival will be Friday's premier of Kicking Bird by Portland filmmaker Kelley Baker (pictured). Baker describes his indie film as being made "on less money than most of the [mainstream indie] films spend on coffee and bagels." Indie, indeed. Baker will be on hand at his screening and throughout the weekend's festivities.


Sunrise 7:46am; Sunset 4:56pm, Av High 46; Av Low 33

ARTS/VISUAL Fifth Anniversary and opening for "Blue Art, Blue People" group exhibition, feat. Eagle Park Slim, 6pm, Museum of Unfine Art & Record Store. FREE.

An opening for "Telling Stories," paintings by JS Bird, 5pm, Springfield Museum. $2.

BENEFIT "Autism Rocks," feat. The Ovulators and The CoStars, 8:30pm, Sam Bond's. 21+ show. $5-$15.

FILM Korean Film Series: Take Care of My Cat, 7pm, Int'l Resource Center, EMU, UO. 346-1521. FREE.

GATHERINGS Wine tasting: "Put Your Best Fruit Forward," 5pm, WineStyles. 434-9463. $5.

Oregon WAND will view The Ground Truth and discuss w/Debra Alexander, 7pm, McNail-Riley House. FREE.

Dick Gunn Memorial Tribute, 8pm, Mallard Hall, 725 W. 1st. 689-0072. FREE.

KIDS/FAMILIES Discover Braille & Learn About Seeing-Eye Dogs w/Mary Otten, 4pm today at Downtown Library; 2pm Jan. 13 at Sheldon branch. 682-5766. FREE.

MUSIC Odetta, 7:30pm, The Shedd. www.theshedd.org$25-$35.

Tokyo String Quartet, 8pm, Beall Hall, UO. 682-5000. $13-$32.

The Retrofits, 9pm, Cozmic Pizza. $5.

Eagle Park Slim All Star Blues Band, Los Mex Pistols del Norte, DJ Smuve, 10pm, Vet's Club Ballroom. $5.

ON THE AIR "The Jefferson Exchange" discusses truth and integrity in the rapidly changing world of digital media w/David Burnett, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM.

"New Dimensions" discusses Richard Smoley's A Brief History of God, 6:30pm, KLCC 89.7 FM.

SPIRITUAL "Peace Within," Interfaith Prayer & Reflection Service, 7pm, First Christian Church. FREE.

THEATER Kimberly Akimbo preview performance, 8pm today & tomorrow, Lord Leebrick Theatre. 465-1506. $5-$8.



Sunrise 7:46am; Sunset 4:57pm, Av High 46; Av Low 33

ARTS/VISUAL An opening for "Tendrils & Boughs: Inspired by Nature," 6pm, Maude Kerns Art Center. $2 sug. don.

FILM Veterans For Peace screening of Arlington West, 6pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE.

Kicking Bird, w/director Kelley Baker, 7pm, DIVA. $5.

Slaughterhouse-Five by George Roy Hill, 7pm, Unity of the Valley. FREE.

Swedish Film Series: The Slingshot, 7pm, 221 McKenzie, UO. FREE.

GATHERINGS Pacifica Forum: "The Wilmington Ten," reminiscences by Loren Swanson, 4pm, 125 McKenzie, UO. 344-0483. FREE.

Green Drinks progressives' social, 5pm, World Café, 449 Blair Blvd. 284-7020. FREE.

Salsa dance, feat. Afincando, 8pm, Tango Center. $8.

DJ Mario Mora salsa dance, 9pm, Vet's Club Ballroom. $5.

"Not Your Average Betty" 2007 Calendar Release Party & Signing, 10:30pm, Max's Tavern. 21+. FREE.

LECTURE "Building a World Beyond War: A Roadmap for Citizens," Martin Jones & Dave O'Brien, 1:30pm, Willamalane Adult Activity Center, Spfd. 485-0911. FREE.

MUSIC OMEA 2007 Middle School Concert, 5pm, Hult Center. $15.

Daphne Loves Derby, Meg & Dia, Ronnie Day, House of Fools, 7pm, WOW Hall. $10 adv., $12 dos.

Mark Erelli, 7pm, Luna. 21+ show. $10 adv., $12 dos.

Walton Complex, The Filthiest People Alive, 9pm, Sam Bond's. 21+ show. $3-$5.

Idit Shner, 9:30pm, Luna. 21+ show. $6.

ON THE AIR "The Jefferson Exchange" discusses food safety & regulation w/Michele Simon, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM.

SPIRITUAL "Living Our Dying," presentation by Lama Pema Clark & Lama Yeshe Parke, 7pm, Radiant Life Center, 474 Willamette St. 552-1769. FREE.

THEATER Kimberly Akimbo gala opening, 8pm, Lord Leebrick Theatre. 465-1506. $25.

Pajama Party Murders, dinner theater, 7pm today & tomorrow, Springfield High School studio theater. 517-9028. $10.

The Odd Couple, 7:30pm today, tomorrow, Jan. 19 & 20; 2pm Jan. 14, Sheldon High School. 687-3346. $7.



Sunrise 7:46am; Sunset 4:58pm, Av High 46; Av Low 33

ARTS/VISUAL Drawing Winter Trees w/Kristine Kirkeby, 1pm, Mount Pisgah Arboretum. Register, 747-1504. $20.

A gallery talk by Dan Powell on his exhibit, "Shipwreck," 2pm, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, UO. 346-0942. FREE w/museum admission.

A gallery talk & opening for "The Tokaido to Oregon," prints & watercolors by Walt Padgett, 3pm, White Lotus Gallery. FREE.

An opening for work by Maria Majors, feat. music by Dennis St. Germaine & Hamilton Mays, 5:30pm, WineStyles. $5.

BENEFIT Youth 2 Make it Happen hosts "We Are the Music Makers & We Are the Dreamers of the Dream," 7pm-10pm, EMU Ballroom, UO. 232-4865. $12, $8 youth.

FILM OpenLens Festival Juried Screenings, 7pm & 9:20pm today, 1pm tomorrow, DIVA. $5, $3 stu.

"The Met" Live in HD: Tan Dun's The First Emperor, 10:30am, Cinemark 17, Spfd. $15-$18.

GATHERINGS 14th & Hilyard Park Design Team meeting, 9am-2pm, Central Presbyterian Church, 555 E. 15th Ave. FREE.

"Meeting Facilitation with Care & Skill," with Tree Bressen, 9:30am-5:30pm, Many Nations Longhouse, UO. Register, 345-6822. Don.

Contra dance, feat. Joyride, 8pm, Cesar Chavez School Gym. 521-0596. $7.

Jose Cruz Salsa Dance, 8:30pm, Cozmic Pizza. $5.

KIDS/FAMILIES Geologic Activities, 10am, West Eugene Wetlands Yurt, 751 S. Danebo Ave. 683-6494. FREE.

Discover Braille & Seeing-Eye Dogs continues. See Thursday, Jan. 11.

LECTURES "Adaptability, Suitability, Flexibility, Trial and Error!" David Mason, 1pm, Eugene Garden Club, 1645 High St. 484-1284. FREE.

"Components of Quality Education," LCC President Mary Spilde, 9:30am, EWEB. 344-4134. FREE.

LITERARY ARTS Eugene Poetry Slam, feat. Dakota Belle Witt, 7:30pm, The Fenario Gallery. $5.

MUSIC Atrium Amateur Hour: "Renaissance Romp," 2pm, 10th & Olive St. FREE.

Emerald Valley Opry, 6:30pm, Powers Auditorium, Willamette High School. $5, $4 sr., $2 youth.

Kenzie, Useless Fucking Derelicts, Checkpoint Charlie, Blast Majesty, 7pm, WOW Hall. $5 adv., $6 dos.

The Calendonians, 7:30pm, Wildish Theatre, Spfd. 942-4244. $10, $8 stu., sr.

Oregon Mozart Players' "Viva Italia!" 8pm, Hult Center. 682-5000. $12-$30.

8th Annual Tom Waits Tribute w/Mood Area 52 playing Rain Dogs, 9:30pm, Sam Bond's. 21+ show. $5.

OUTDOORS/RECREATION City of Eugene Outdoor Program: Family Snowshoe Day, 8:30am-5:30pm. Register, 682-5329.

Obsidians trip: Clear Lake, S'shoe, 6 miles. See YMCA board for details.

GEARs rides: Crow via Central, 40 miles; Pine Grove, 25 miles, 10am, Alton Baker Park. www.eugenegears.org

SPIRITUAL "The Buddhist Way of Death and Dying," lecture & discussion, 10am-5pm, Eugene Zendo, 2190 Garfield St. 302-4576. FREE.

Adyashanti, video, meditation, inquiry, 4:30pm, River Rd. area. 461-8044 or 206-2589. $2.

Devotional Singing & Music of India, 8pm, The Spirit Moves. $10 sug. don.

THEATER Kimberly Akimbo, 8pm today, Jan. 18-20, 25-27 and Feb. 1-3; 2pm Jan. 21 & 28, Lord Leebrick Theatre. www.lordleebrick.comor 465-1506. $10-$17.

Pajama Party Murders continues. See Friday.

The Odd Couple continues. See Friday.

VOLUNTEER Tree planting along local creeks, 8:45am-1pm, meet at Long Tom Watershed Council, 751 S. Danebo Ave. RSVP, 683-6949. FREE, refreshments provided.



Sunrise 7:45am; Sunset 4:59pm, Av High 46; Av Low 33

FILM Best of the Eugene Film Festival awards program, 7pm, DIVA. $5, $3 stu.

OpenLens Festival Juried Screenings continues. See Saturday.

GATHERINGS Picc-A-Dilly Flea Market, 10am-4pm, Lane County Fairgrounds. $1.50.

Justice Not War's Community Forum: "The Human Cost of War," 1:30pm, EMU, UO. 606-2877. FREE.

MLK Jr. Celebration, 7pm, Powers Auditorium, Willamette High School. FREE.

Ballroom dance, 6pm, Vet's Club Ballroom. $7, $4 stu.

KIDS/FAMILIES Family Art Sunday: "Native American Arts & Community," 2pm-4pm, Emerald Art Center, Spfd. 726-8595. FREE.

LITERARY ARTS Lane Literary Guild's Red Sofa Poets read, 2pm, Mother Kali's. FREE.

MUSIC OMEA 2007 Gala Concert, 3pm, Hult Center. $15.

Mark Brombaugh, organ, 5pm, Episcopal Church of the Resurrection. 686-8462. FREE.

Oregon Mozart Players' "Viva Italia!" 8pm, Beall Hall, UO. 682-5000. $12-$30.

The Subcons, Scientific Lifestyle, 9pm, Cozmic Pizza. $4.

Sonia & Disappear Fear, 8:30pm, Sam Bond's. 21+ show. $8.

OUTDOORS/RECREATION Ski Bus to Willamette Pass, departs 7am at River House. Register by 2pm Friday, 682-5329. $10.

Obsidians X-Ski trips: Rosary Lakes, 12 miles; Sand Mountain Loop, 9.5 miles; Square Lake via Jack Meadows, 8 miles. See YMCA board for details.

GEARs rides: Crow via Central, 40 miles; Pine Grove, 25 miles, 10am, Alton Baker Park. www.eugenegears.org

THEATER The Odd Couple continues. See Friday.

So Far From Shore, play-reading, 2pm, Very Little Theatre, 2350 Hilyard St. FREE.



Sunrise: 7:45am; Sunset 5pm, Av High 46; Av Low 33

COMEDY PotPie Improv Comedy, 9pm, Sam's Place, 825 Wilson St. 21+ show. $3.

GATHERINGS MLK Community Celebration, 2pm, Springfield Middle School. FREE.

MLK Celebration, feat. keynote by Walter E. Fauntroy, 5:30pm, Morse Event Center, Northwest Christian College. FREE.

PFLAG meeting, w/film All About Malcolm, 6:45pm, First Congregational Church. 302-4422. FREE.

KIDS/FAMILIES MLK Celebration, 1pm, Temple Beth Israel. 242-1001. $3, $10 family.

LECTURE "Liverwort Dreams," David Wagner, 7:30pm, EWEB. 746-9478. FREE.

ON THE AIR "The Jefferson Exchange" discusses the connection between economic human rights & democracy w/Anuradha Mittal, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM.

"UO Today" features Douglas Kennett, anthropology, noon today, 11:30pm Tu, 11:30am W on cable ch. 29; 8pm W on cable ch. 23.

SPIRITUAL Six Sensory Eugene, 6:30pm, Downtown Athletic Club. $5.



Sunrise 7:44am; Sunset 5:02pm, Av High 46; Av Low 33

FILM Fly Fishing Film Tour, 7pm, EMU Ballroom, UO. www.flyfishingfilmtour.com$12.

Russian Film Series: Dauriia Part I by Victor Tregubovich, w/subtitles, 7pm, 111 Pacific, UO. FREE.

GATHERINGS Wine tasting: "Animal House: Wines w/animal labels," 5pm, WineStyles. 434-9463. $5.

BSU's Unity Celebration & Candlelight Vigil, 6pm, Gerlinger Lounge, UO. 346-4379. FREE.

KIDS/FAMILIES Jammie Storytime! 7pm, Springfield Library. FREE.

LECTURES "Copper Canyon, Mexico," travel presentation, 3pm, Campbell Community Center. 682-5318. FREE.

"The Horror of Globalization," Mitsuhiro Yoshimoto, 4pm, Knight Library Browsing Room, UO. 346-1521. FREE.

"Tolerating Uncertainty," Ker Cleary, 7pm, Ste. 1, 1390 Oak St. FREE.

LITERARY ARTS "Hard as a Diamond, Soft as the Dirt," Jeff DeMark's one-person show, 7pm, Downtown Library. FREE.

MUSIC Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks, Entrance, 9pm, WOW Hall. $15.

ON THE AIR "Alternative Radio" discusses Howard Zinn's Overcoming Obstacles, 6:30pm, KLCC 89.7 FM.

"The Jefferson Exchange" discusses how gardening can be a political action w/Heather C. Flores, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM.

SPIRITUAL 4 Agreements Wisdom Circle, 7:30pm, St. Mary's Episcopal Church. FREE.



Sunrise 7:43am; Sunset 5:03pm, Av High 46; Av Low 33

ARTS/VISUAL "Tattoo: What Punks, Accountants, and Winston Churchill Have in Common," panel discussion, 7pm, DIVA. FREE.

"Golden Acrylics: A-Z with Corrine Loomis-Dietz," lecture/demo, 6pm, 166 Lawrence Hall, UO. 434-3264. FREE.

FILM Ethnic Studies Film Series: From the Heart by Mani Ratman, 6pm, 240A McKenzie, UO. 346-1768. FREE.

The Secret, 7pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE.

GATHERINGS Eugene Pedestrian and Bicycle Strategic Plan: Bike Theft & Parking, 6:30pm, St. Mary's Catholic Church. 682-5727. FREE.

Middle Fork Willamette Watershed Council meeting, 6:30pm, Lowell Service Conference Center, State Parks complex. FREE.

LECTURE "From Lexington & Concord to 9/11: America's Memorial Landscape of Violence," Edward Linenthal, 7pm, 150 Columbia, UO. 346-3656. FREE.

LITERARY ARTS Teen Book Club: Peter and the Starcatchers by Dave Barry, 4pm, Downtown Library. 682-5450. FREE.

Classics Book Group: All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque, 7pm, Barnes & Noble. FREE.

MUSIC Jesse Marquez & Mike Denny, 9pm, Sam Bond's. 21+ show. $5.

ON THE AIR "The Jefferson Exchange" discusses Mexican indigenous art w/Eric Mindling, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM.

SPIRITUAL Meditation & Healing Circle, 6pm, Spiritual Growth Center. 485-0035. Don.



Sunrise 7:43am; Sunset 5:04pm, Av High 47; Av Low 33

DANCE Dance Africa, 8pm today, tomorrow & Jan. 20, Dougherty Dance Theatre, UO. $10, $5 stu., sr.

FILM Katrina Amnesty Campaign: I Won't Drown on that Levee and You Ain't Gonna Break my Back, film & discussion, 6pm, EMU, UO. FREE.

Korean Film Series: Peppermint Candy, 7pm, Int'l Resource Center, EMU, UO. 346-1521. FREE.

GATHERINGS League of Women Voters forum, "Public Health in Lane County," w/Dr. Sarah Hendrickson, 12:15pm, Mallard Hall, 725 W. 1st St. 343-7917. FREE.

LGBTQ community meeting, 7pm, Q Center, 1309 Lincoln St.

"Bridging the Gap" support group, 7pm, Willamette Christian Center. FREE.

Wine tasting: "Hard-to-Find Wines," 5pm, WineStyles. 434-9463. $5.

MUSIC "Jardin Antiquo: Folk & Art Songs," w/Maria Jette & Sonja Thompson, 7:30pm, The Shedd. $20-$30.

Talkdemonic, Bright Red Paper, 9pm, Sam Bond's. 21+ show. $5.

Rick Zar, 7pm, Cozmic Pizza. Don.

Marc Fink, oboe recital, 7:30pm, Beall Hall, UO. $10, $8 stu., sr.

The Shapeshifters, Grayskul, Clockwerk, The pHormula, Clowns of Class, 9pm, WOW Hall. $10.

ON THE AIR "The Jefferson Exchange" discusses how healthcare is changing & adapting to baby boomers w/Tom Hanenberg, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM.

"New Dimensions" discusses Eating for Peace: A Vegan Perspective w/Will Tuttle, 6:30pm, KLCC 89.7 FM.

OUTDOORS/RECREATION "Reach the Summit," mountaineering clinic, 7pm, REI. 924-4094. FREE.

THEATER Silent Night, Lonely Night, 7:30pm today, tomorrow & Jan. 20, Springfield High School Studio Theater. 517-9028. $4.

Kimberly Akimbo continues. See Saturday.



THURSDAY, JAN. 11 An opening for "Fixations: Three Installations," work by Vincent Leandro & Kim Smith, 5pm, Moreland Gallery, Benton Co. Historical Museum, Philomath. FREE.

FRIDAY, JAN. 12 Extreme Theater 2: Electric Boogaloo, an ACTeens improv show, 8pm today, tomorrow and Jan. 19-20 & 25-27; 2:30pm Jan. 21, Albany Civic Theater. www.albanycivic.org$7-$10.

MONDAY, JAN. 15 25th Annual Peace Breakfast, 7:30pm, MU, OSU. 737-4381. $10, $6 stu.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 17 "Your Voice, Your Conference: Awareness, Solidarity, Action," today through Jan. 19, OSU. www.orst.edu/communityservicecenterFREE.

"On Memory Loss: Roles of the Caregiver," Sally Pagen, M.S.W., 1:30pm, Corvallis Senior Center. 766-6959. FREE.

Senior Citizens Council of Benton County meeting, 1:30pm, Corvallis Senior Center. FREE.

An opening for "Earth, Air & Water," work by Martha Wehrle, 4:30pm, Fairbanks Gallery, 106 Fairbanks, OSU. FREE.

Amelia Piano Trio, 7:30pm, LaSells Stewart Center, OSU. $25, FREE stu.

THURSDAY, JAN. 18 Brown Bag Travel Series: "Madagascar," Kate Mathews, noon, Benton County Historical Museum. FREE.

Ladysmith Black Mambazo, 8pm, Corvallis High School Theater, 1400 NW Buchanan Ave. www.corvallistheaters.com$36.50.



Note- Continuation dates for out-of-town events are listed under the first day of the event.

THURSDAY, JAN. 11 White Bird/PSU Dance series: Gina Gibney, 8pm today, tomorrow and Jan. 13, Lincoln Performance Hall, PSU, PDX. www.whitebird.org$25, $14 stu., sr.

Harmonica Red & The New Heard, 8pm, The Landmark, Yachats. FREE.

FRIDAY, JAN. 12 Augustana, Vega 4, 8pm, Wonder Ballroom, PDX. $13.

Hexasion #4: A Viewing Party, 8:30pm, Portland Art Center. $3.

David Wilcox, 8pm, Elsinore Theatre, Salem. $25.

Inner Limits, 9pm, The Landmark, Yachats. FREE.

SATURDAY, JAN. 13 Opening of "Damien Hirst: Four Works from the Broad Art Foundation" exhibit, through April 22, 10am-5pm Tu-W, Sa; 10am-8pm Th-F, Portland Art Museum. $6-$10.

Smucker's Stars on Ice, 7:30pm, Rose Quarter, PDX. 877-789-7673.

Kathy Griffin, 8pm, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, PDX. $35 adv., $38 dos.

Diggabone, 9pm, The Landmark, Yachats. FREE.

SUNDAY, JAN. 14 Steve Kerin, 8pm, The Landmark, Yachats. FREE.

MONDAY, JAN. 15 Takács Quartet, 7:30pm today & tomorrow, Lincoln Performance Hall, PSU, PDX. 503-224-9842. $32, $5 stu. rush.

Clean-up of Horton All-Sports Park, 9am-4pm, Willamette Activity Center, Oakridge. 782-2231. Free lunch, t-shirts & beverages.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 17 Illahee Lecture: "Money Talks: But Does It Listen?" NYT reporter Andrew Revkin, 7:30pm, First Congregational Church, 1126 SW Park Ave., PDX. $20.

THURSDAY, JAN. 18 "The Web of Life: A New Scientific Understanding of Living Systems," Dr. Fritjof Capra, 7pm, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, PDX. 503-224-4400.

Hinder, Finger Eleven, Black Stone Cherry, 7:30pm, Roseland Theater, PDX. $20.



Auditions for Applegate Regional Theatre's production of Lumberjacks and Wedding Belles will be held 7:30pm Jan. 18 and 2pm Jan. 20 in the banquet room of Our Daily Bread Restaurant. art-inc@hotmail.com

Springfield Library announces a short story contest for teens. Applications at www.ci.springfield.or.us/library/teenor in the library's YA center. Deadline is Jan. 31.

Call to artists: Seeking artwork of/about or related to dogs and/or horses for a juried exhibit at the Gallery at the Airport. All media welcome. 22true@efn.org for submission form.