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THURSDAY, JANUARY 11
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.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 12
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.
SATURDAY, JANUARY 13
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.
SUNDAY, JANUARY 14
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.
MONDAY, JANUARY 15
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.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 16
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.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17
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.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 18
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.
ON THE ROAD
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. email@example.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. firstname.lastname@example.org for submission form.