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Eugene Weekly : Calendar : 3.8.07



.This Week's Calendar | Galleries | Music @ the Clubs

Deadline for Calendar and Art in the Galleries submissions are noon on Thursday, a week before the issue that covers your event. Send an e-mail with event, date, time, location and cost to attend to cal@eugeneweekly.com

 

Some banyan trivia: The banyan tree is native to tropical climes and will grow in tandem with other banyans, often interlocking branches in an embrace; it is a national symbol in Indonesia, symbolizing one country with many far-flung roots; Robinson Crusoe made his home in a banyan; in India the tree represents eternal life because of its seemingly ever-expanding branches; Banyan is the name of an alt-jazz-rock fusion band formed in 1995 consisting of a rotating lineup of unlikely jam rockers (alumni include Mike Watt, Thurston Moore, Flea and Buckethead). Two of the original members will play the two shows at WOW Hall: Stephen Perkins (formerly of Jane's Addiction) and trumpet maestro Willie Waldman (hear him on early Snoop Dogg and 2Pac albums). In addition, bassist powerhouse Rob Wasserman will combine forces with Grateful Dead-inspired Steve Kimock for an eclectic experience of melting-pot art rock, jazz and experimental jams. All under one roof, two nights in a row. See Friday and Saturday Calendars.



In the annals of prominent video artists, Bill Viola is a name of instant recognition and respect. It would be accurate to say Viola — along with Bruce Nauman, Vito Acconci and Nam June Paik — pioneered the use of video cameras in the mainstream art world. Viola's work is heavily influenced by Italian Renaissance painters, particularly the lesser known — but widely copied — Jacopo Pontormo, in addition to referencing Giotto's masterworks. Beginning March 12, OSU's Fairbanks Gallery has the honor of displaying two of Viola's pieces, one old and one more recent. The Reflecting Pool (1977-79) features a single shot of a man approaching a pool of water who disrobes and then jumps into the air, where his body is frozen while the surrounding scenery goes on. In Observance (2002), the video depicts a steady line of onlookers (pictured) who, when they reach the front of the line, are stricken in anguish at an unseen, unknown tragedy, all of it played in Viola's signature extreme slow-motion. Drawing on roots in both Eastern and Western art as well as spiritual traditions, including Zen Buddhism, Islamic Sufism and Christian mysticism, Viola shows an undeniable awareness of the human experience. The artist will host a reception and give a lecture titled "The Voyage of No Return" at the LaSells Stewart Center on Thursday, March 15. See Corvallis Calendar.



Speaking of videos on display, the UO's Museum of Natural and Cultural History will show the traveling documentary short Echo of Water Against Rocks: Remembering the Last Days of Celilo Falls, about the construction of The Dalles Dam in 1957 that swamped the falls (pictured right) in a reservoir and forever changed the social and cultural fabric of the area's residents. The filmmakers, Ian McCluskey and Steve Mital (both graduates of the UO), interviewed eyewitnesses to the flooding as well as the local fishing families affected by the elimination of their sacred fishing grounds. The 14-minute video will screen at noon, 2 and 4 pm Saturday through Friday, March 17 (closed Monday and Tuesday). See Saturday Calendar.



It's pure fodder for the amateur horticulturists in the area, but how irrisistable is this weekend's Home and Garden Show at the Lane County Fairgrounds? The weather is turning … sunsets are getting later (starting Sunday) … crocuses are sprouting through the mud: All the more reason to finally fix up the ol' homestead the way we've been meaning to all winter long. This four day show promises a rich assortment of presentations, supplies, tips and more to "help create your dream home." Organizers recommend you come on Thursday or Saturday nights for more one-on-one attention from the expert contractors. Plus it's practically free (just bring a canned food item). See Thursday, March 8 Calendar.



THURSDAY, MARCH 8

Sunrise 6:37am; Sunset 6:10pm, Av High 55; Av Low 36

BENEFIT Rainy Day Blues Society presents "Eugene Women in Blues," a benefit for WomenSpace, 7:30pm, Cozmic Pizza. $5 sug. don.

COMEDY Vanda's Spiritual/Metaphysical/Transformational Comedy Show, 7:30pm, Unity of the Valley. $15.

DANCE Ailey II, 7:30pm, Hult Center. www.hultcenter.orgor 682-5000. $15-$50.

FILM Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter and Spring by Ki-duk Kim, 7pm, Int'l Resource Center, EMU, UO. FREE.

VeteransForPeace presents The Ground Truth, 7pm, Tsunami Books. FREE.

Population Connection presents World in Balance, 7pm, EMU, UO. 484-3054. FREE.

Cycling Route 66 by Lynette Chiang, 7pm, 177 Lawrence, UO. 346-4365. $3, FREE to UO stu. & Outdoor Program members.

LUNAFEST Film Festival, 7pm reception, 7:30pm films, 240A McKenzie, UO. Nikki, nlarson1@uoregon.edu $10, $7 stu.

GATHERINGS Lane County Home & Garden Show, 5pm-9pm today & tomorrow, 10am-9pm March 10, 10am-5pm March 11, Lane County Fairgrounds, w/live music, more. www.eugenehomeshow.comFREE w/canned food don.

Wine tasting: Zinfandels, 5pm, WineStyles. 434-9463. $5.

"The Journey of the Magellan," LCC's winter classical cuisine dinner, 5pm art show & auction, 6:30pm dinner, Center for Meeting and Learning, LCC. www.lanecc.edu/culinaryor 463-3503. $35 or $245 table of 8.

Introduction to Reiki, 1pm, Campbell Senior Center, 155 High. 682-5218. FREE.

WAND meeting: "Changed by Trauma" with filmThe Ground Truth and disc. by Debra Alexander, 6:30pm refreshments, 7pm film, McNail-Riley House. 338-8605. FREE.

KIDS/FAMILIES Cool Critters! 4-H Youth share their rabbits, guinea pigs & more, 4pm, Downtown Library. FREE.

LECTURE "The Averaged American: Surveys, Citizens and the Making of a Mass Public," Sarah Igo, 3:30pm, 375 McKenzie, UO. FREE.

"Smitten by Morocco," Tyler Burgess, 7pm, REI. FREE.

LITERARY ARTS Monica Drake reads & signs Clown Girl, 7pm, UO Bookstore. FREE.

MUSIC Brett Dennen, Tom Freund, 7pm, John Henry's. 21+. $10 adv., $12 dos.

UO Chamber Ensembles, 7:30pm, 198 Music, UO. FREE.

Wayne Horvitz and Sweeter Than The Day, 7:30pm, the Shedd. $18.50-$26.50.

Son Mela'o, 9pm, Sam Bond's. 21+. $10.

ON THE AIR "The Jefferson Exchange" talks with Ed Polish, co-author of I Bitch, Therefore I Am, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM.

"New Dimensions" discusses "Sensing the Divine Sacred Sizzle" with Sera Beak, 6:30pm, KLCC 89.7 FM.

THEATER The Trojan Women, 7:30pm today & March 15; 8pm tomorrow, March 10, 16 & 17; 2pm March 11, Robionson Theatre, UO. 346-4363. $5-$12.

Check Please, Hard Candy and Check Please, Take 2, 7:30pm March 8-10, Thurston High School. 744-6728. $5.

Summer Cyclone, 7:30pm today, tomorrow & March 10, Springfielfd High School. 517-9028. $4.

The Music Man, Jr., 7pm today, tomorrow, March 10, 15 & 16; 2pm March 17, Pleasant Hill Community Theatre, 35575 1/2 Zephyr Way. www.phct.orgor 988-1195. $8, $6 stu., sr.

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 9

Sunrise 6:36am; Sunset 6:11pm, Av High 55; Av Low 36

ARTS/VISUAL A reception for "Oregon, from the Pacific Crest Trail," photography by Edward J. Pabor, 5:30pm, Museum of Natural & Cultural History, UO. FREE.

BENEFIT End Field Burning Now!, a benefit for Oregon Toxics Alliance, feat. The Swingin' Marmalukeys, Laura Kemp, 8pm, Cozmic Pizza. $10.

FILM The Right Stuff w/disc., 6:30pm, Unity of the Valley. FREE.

Swedish Film Series: House of Angels, 7pm, 221 McKenzie, UO. FREE.

GATHERINGS Tax-Aide, walk-in assistance, 10am-2:30pm today & tomorrow, Downtown Library. 682-5450. FREE.

City Club Friday Forum: "New Taxes Bad," w/Bill Sizemore, 11:50am, Downtown Athletic Club. www.cityclubofeugene.org$3.

Pacifica Forum: "Peace, Propaganda & the Promised Land: Part 2," video on Israel-Palestine, 4pm, 129 McKenzie, UO. 344-0483. FREE.

Green Drinks progressives social, 5pm, World Café. FREE.

Lane County Home & Garden Show continues. See Thursday, March 8.

KIDS/FAMILIES World's Fair, carnival & auction, 6:30pm, Hillside International Elementary, 950 W. 22nd Ave. FREE.

MUSIC Enuma Elish, 7pm, 100 Willamette, UO. FREE.

Susan Werner, 7pm, Luna. 21+. $14.50 adv., $16 dos.

Justin McRoberts & Christopher Williams, 7:30pm, Northwest Christian College chapel. FREE.

Riverside Chamber Symphony performs Haydn, Beethoven, more, 7:30pm, Wildish Theatre, Spfd. $5 sug. don.

Linda DiFiore & Nathalie Fortin, 8pm, Beall Hall, UO. $10, $8 stu., sr.

Banyan, feat. Steve Kimock, Rob Wasserman, Stephen Perkins, Willie Waldman, 9pm today & tomorrow, WOW Hall. $25.

Femurs, Dan Jones & the Squids, The Underlings, 9:30pm, Sam Bond's. 21+. $5.

ON THE AIR "The Jefferson Exchange" discusses the viability of wave energy w/Annette von Jouanne, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM.

SPIRITUAL Dances of Universal Peace, 7pm, Spiritual Growth Center, 390 Vernal. Don.

THEATER You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, 7:30pm today, tomorrow & March 15-17; 2pm March 11, South Eugene High School Little Theater. 687-3521. $10, $8 stu., sr.

Check Please, Hard Candy and Check Please, Take 2 continues. See Thursday, March 8.

Summer Cyclone continues. See Thursday, March 8.

The Music Man, Jr. continues. See Thursday, March 8.

The Trojan Women continues. See Thursday, March 8.

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 10

Sunrise 6:34am; Sunset 6:12pm, Av High 55; Av Low 36

BENEFITS TR Kelley/Raventones, Dr. Atomics Medicine Show, NuBorn Tribe, a benefit for H.O.P.E., 6pm, World Café, 449 Blair. 485-1377. Don.

Irish Echo performs a benefit show for CASA of Lane County, 7pm, Vet's Memorial Bldg. $15.

Fusion Fundraiser, a raffle benefit for Civil Liberties Defense Center, 7pm, DIVA. $12-$15, FREE under 12.

COMEDY Q Center's 2007 Queer Laugh-off, 6pm, Cozmic Pizza. $5.

DANCE Graduate Student Dance Showcase, 8pm, Dougherty Dance Theatre, UO. $5.

Ballet North West Academy presents The Snow Maiden, 7:30pm, Hult Center. $12, $8 under 11.

FILM "Echo of Water Against Rocks: Remembering the Last Days of Celilo Falls," documentary screening, noon, 2pm & 4pm today, tomorrow & March 13-16, Museum of Natural & Cultural History, UO. $3, $2 sr., youth (FREE Wednesday).

The Haunting War: An American Tragedy Revisited, 1pm, Library Meeting Room, Springfield City Hall, 225 5th St. FREE.

GATHERINGS "Intro to Computers II," 10am, Downtown Library. 682-5450. FREE.

"Selling on eBay," 10am, Campbell Community Center. 682-5318. FREE.

McKenzie River Cat Club Annual Show, 10am-4pm today & tomorrow, Lane County Fairgrounds. $4, $3 youth, sr.

"Dance As One," feat. African music, world fusion kirtan & Brazilian percussion, 6:30pm, Agate Hall, 18th & Agate. 953-3174. $3-$15 don.

"I Like to Move It—Move It," feat. music by DJ's with Pizazz, 7pm, Spiritual Growth Center, 390 Vernal. $5, FREE under 18.

Contra dance w/music by Amazon Creek, 7:30pm, Cesar Chavez School gym, 1510 W. 14th. $7.

PUSH — LGBTQA drag show, 8pm, EMU Ballroom, UO. FREE (tix at EMU ticket office).

Lane County Home & Garden Show continues. See Thursday, March 8.

Tax-Aide continues. See Friday.

KIDS/FAMILIES Magical Moombah: "Rumbles Rides the Rails," 10am & 1pm, The Shedd. $5.

"Hey Diddle Diddle, The Rhymes & Riddles of Mother Goose," children's theater performance, 10am, 11am, 1pm & 2pm, First United Methodist Church, 1376 Olive. 344-0720. $4 adv., $5 dos.

"Radical Robots," 11am-3pm, M.E.C.C.A., 43 W. Broadway. $2-$5.

Cool Critters! 4-H Youth share their rabbits, guinea pigs & more, 2pm, Sheldon Library. FREE.

"Trolls, Ogres & Folktales," puppet show, 2pm, Springfield Library. FREE.

LITERARY ARTS Eugene Poetry Slam, feat. Indira Allegra, 7:30pm, Fenario Gallery, 881 Willamette. 687-9333. $5.

MUSIC Eagle Park Slim's "Brunch w/the Blues," 11am-2pm, World Café, 449 Blair. FREE.

Atrium Amateur Hour: "Early-Music Exercise" by the Emerald Chamber Players, 2pm, Atrium bldg., 10th & Olive. FREE.

Oregon Percussion Ensemble, 3pm, Beall Hall, UO. $7, $5 stu., sr.

Moondanse Trio, 5:30pm, WineStyles. $5.

Al Rivers, 5:30pm, CD World. FREE.

Emerald Valley Opry, feat. Shannon Reigns, Poodle Creek Pickers, more, 6:30pm, Powers Auditorium, Willamette High School. $5, $4 sr., $2 under 16.

Alice DiMicele Band, 9pm, Luna. 21+. $12 adv., $15 dos.

Norma Fraser (CD release), 9:30pm, Sam Bond's. 21+. $5.

Banyan continues. See Friday.

OUTDOORS/RECREATION Run for the Shamrock, 5k/10k, 9:30am, Alton Baker Park. www.goodrace.com

Obsidians trips: Cape Perpetua, hike, 6.8 miles; Diamond Creek Falls, S'shoe, 3 miles; Gold Lake overnight camp, X-ski/S'shoe, 4 miles. See YMCA board for details.

GEARs rides: Gimpl Hill via Crow, 40 miles; Gimpl Hill via Pine Grove, 35 miles, 9:30am, Alton Baker Park. www.eugenegears.org

THEATER Blue's Clues: The Most Spectacular Place, 2pm today & tomorrow, Actors Cabaret, 996 Willamette St. $15, $10 child under 12.

Check Please, Hard Candy and Check Please, Take 2 continues. See Thursday, March 8.

Summer Cyclone continues. See Thursday, March 8.

The Music Man, Jr. continues. See Thursday, March 8.

The Trojan Women continues. See Thursday, March 8.

You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown continues. See Friday.

VOLUNTEER Skinner Butte Climbing Columns work party, 8:45am-1pm, Skinner Butte Park. 346-3730. Tools, snacks, drinks, gloves provided.

Restoration work at Willow Creek Preserve, meet 9:30am today & every 2nd Saturday of month. Matt, 915-7459. Bring lunch, water, gloves & loppers/handsaw if possible.

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 11

Sunrise 6:32am; Sunset 6:13pm, Av High 55; Av Low 36. Daylight Saving: Spring Ahead!

ARTS/VISUAL A. Dean McKenzie leads guided tour of Russian Icon Gallery, 2pm, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, UO. FREE w/museum admission.

FILM The Secret, 1pm, Spiritual Growth Center. FREE.

Two Harbors and BacherlorMan, indie films, 7pm, DIVA. $5, $3 stu.

"Echo of Water Against Rocks" continues. See Saturday.

GATHERINGS Swing dance, feat. Swing Shift, 4pm, Studio One, Hult Center. $10.

"Intro to Social Dance" w/Denise Steele, 4pm, Agate Hall, 18th & Agate. 343-7826. FREE.

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

Lane County Home & Garden Show continues. See Thursday, March 8.

KIDS/FAMILIES Family Art Sunday, "Art of the Northwest," 2pm, Emerald Art Center, 500 Main St. 726-8595. FREE.

LITERARY ARTS Sunday Book Group: Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes by Chris Crutcher, 2pm, Downtown Library. FREE.

MUSIC Jim Page, a benefit for Stand for Peace, 1pm-4pm, Axe & Fiddle, 657 E. Main, Cottage Grove. Don.

Dave Gross, 1pm, Tsunami Books. FREE.

Eugene Concert Choir presents "Big Bands Sounds," 2:30pm, Hult Center. $11-$29.

Marilyn Vondra, soprano, 4pm, Central Lutheran Church, 18th & Potter. $10, $5 stu., sr.

Music of Nolan R. Stolz, concert of his recent work, 4pm, Beall Hall, UO. FREE.

Josh Deutsch Quintet, 7pm, Cozmic Pizza. $3.

Harper Tasche, harp, 7:30pm, Eugene Hotel. $5-$10.

University Symphony, 8pm, Beall Hall, UO. $7, $5 stu., sr.

Laura Kemp, Jesse Meade, Peter Wilde, 8:30pm, Sam Bond's. 21+. $5.

OUTDOORS/RECREATION GEARs rides: Jasper, 40 miles; McKenzie View, 28 miles, 9:30am, Alton Baker Park. www.eugenegears.org

SPIRITUAL Interfaith prayer & reflection service, 6:45pm, First Christian Church, 1166 Oak. Don.

THEATER The Trojan Women continues. See Thursday, March 8.

You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown continues. See Friday.

Blue's Clues continues. See Saturday.

 

MONDAY, MARCH 12

Sunrise: 7:31am; Sunset 7:15pm, Av High 55; Av Low 36

GATHERINGS Nanotechnology forum, disc. the benefits & risks, 7pm, EMU, UO. Register, http://greennano.org/register.html or 713-1330. FREE.

First Responder trivia game, 8pm, River House, 301 N. Adams. 682-5329. FREE.

LECTURE "Hegemony Outsourced: The U.S., India & the Struggle for Asian Architecture," Siddharth Varadarajan, 4pm, Knight Library Browsing Rm., UO. FREE.

LITERARY EVENTS Troy Evans speaks about his book, From Desperation to Dedication: An Ex-Con's Lessons on Turning Failure into Success, 9am, Valley River Inn. FREE.

MUSIC Eugene Noise Event, feat. Late Severa Wires, View, Avoid the Future Shadow, Eraritjaritjaka, 8:30pm, DIVA. $5, $3 stu.

ON THE AIR "The Jefferson Exchange" discusses men's and women's networks w/Gordon Clay & Shauna Mora, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM.

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 13

Sunrise 7:29am; Sunset 7:16pm, Av High 56; Av Low 37

BENEFIT Open Mic, benefit for Habitat for Humanity, 6:30pm, Axe & Fiddle, 641 E. Main St., Cottage Grove. 942-3878. Don.

FILM Russian Film Series: Quiet Flows the Don, part III, 7pm, 111 Pacific, UO. FREE.

GATHERINGS Wine tasting: Wine Club retirees, 5pm, WineStyles. 434-9463. $5.

Intercambio: Conversation circles/ Círculos de Conversacíon, adults and teens practice English and Spanish, with Hora de Diversíon: "Animals at Home," for grades 1-6, 6:30pm, Downtown Library. 682-5450. FREE.

"Backpacking 101," 7pm, REI. FREE.

KIDS/FAMILY Youth karaoke, 7pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE.

LECTURE "Birds in the Garden," Dan Gleason, 7pm, Agate Hall, 18th & Agate. www.thehardyplantgroup.org$6.

LITERARY ARTS Explorations book group: Dies the Fire by S.M. Stirling, 7pm, Barnes & Noble. FREE.

MUSIC Choral Concert, 7:30pm, Springfield High School auditorium. FREE.

Midnite, Mystic Vision, 9pm, WOW Hall. $20.

ON THE AIR "The Jefferson Exchange" discusses the global economy in the U.S. political system w/Catherine Fitts, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM.

SPIRITUAL 4 Agreements wisdom circle, 7pm, St. Mary's, 13th & Pearl. FREE.

THEATER Check Please, Hard Candy and Check Please, Take 2, 7:30pm, Wildish Theatre, Spfd. 744-6728. $5.

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14

Sunrise 7:27am; Sunset 7:18pm, Av High 56; Av Low 37

BENEFIT Fundraiser for 8th grade NYC trip, feat. Fourteen Girls, Dahman Beck Band, raffles, art display, 7pm, Cozmic Pizza. slromatz@yahoo.com $3-$100.

DANCE Dance Quarterly, 7pm, Dougherty Dance Theatre, UO. FREE.

FILM Riding Giants, 7pm, River House, 301 N. Adams. FREE.

"Echo of Water Against Rocks" continues. See Saturday.

GATHERINGS St. Patrick's Day dinner for seniors, 4pm, Petersen Barn Community Center. Register, 682-5521. $7.

Singles Mixer, 6pm, WineStyles. $15.

Cajun/Zydeco dance, 6:30pm, World Café. FREE.

Eugene Macintosh Users Group, 6:30pm, Vet's Memorial Bldg., 1626 Willamette. webbs@mac.com FREE.

"Labor Today in Venezueala & Colombia," presentations, 7pm, Ben Linder Rm., EMU, UO. 485-8633. FREE.

KIDS/FAMILIES Cool Critters! 4-H Youth share their rabbits, guinea pigs & more, 4pm, Bethel Library. FREE.

Whimsical Wednesdays: St. Patrick's Day stories, 6:30pm, Barnes & Noble. FREE.

LECTURE "Women's Hip Hop in Brazil," Lillian Lea Darwin Lopez, noon, 330 Hendricks, UO. FREE.

"Red Tree Voles: Life in the Upper Canopy," James Swingle & Eric Forsman, 6:30pm, Downtown Library. FREE.

LITERARY ARTS Young Writers' Reading, 7pm, Borders Books. FREE.

MUSIC Lindsey Henrikson, organ, 12:15pm, Central Presbyterian Church, 555 E. 15th. FREE.

UO Chamber Ensembles, 7:30pm, Collier House, UO. FREE.

Campus Band & Orchestra, 8pm, Beall Hall, UO. FREE.

Chuckbarrymanilow (CD release), 9pm, Sam Bond's. 21+. $3.

ON THE AIR "The Jefferson Exchange" discusses the odd details & joys of life in southern Oregon w/Lance Pugh, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM.

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 15

Sunrise 7:26am; Sunset 7:19pm, Av High 56; Av Low 37

ARTS/VISUAL "Goddesses in Clay Party," 7pm, Elemental Clay. 484-CLAY. $10.

FILM 3-Iron by Ki-duk Kim, 7pm, Int'l Resource Center, EMU, UO. FREE.

"Echo of Water Against Rocks" continues. See Saturday.

GATHERINGS LWVLC presents Julie Daniel, director of BRING Recycling, in a presentation on recycling, 12:15pm, Eugene Hotel, 222 W. Broadway. 343-7917. FREE.

Wine tasting: Mellow wines, 5pm, WineStyles. 434-9463. $5.

Nearby Nature new volunteer orientation, 6:30pm, EWEB. www.nearbynature.orgor 687-9699. FREE.

"Bridging the Gap" support group for grandparents raising grandchildren, 7pm, Willamette Christian Center, 2500 W. 18th. FREE.

Dialogues on Nonviolence: "Suggested Solutions," 7pm, Tsunami Books. 484-0923. Don.

An Evening with Dan Savage, lecture, Q&A, 8pm, WOW Hall. $5-$20 sug. don.

LECTURE "Connections: A Tale of Rocky Shores & the Ocean Next Door," Phillip Johnson, 7pm, REI. FREE.

LITERARY ARTS Sheldon Book Group: Plainsong by Kent Haruf, 6pm, Sheldon Library. FREE.

MUSIC Brent Hopper, Brittany Reilly, 7:30pm, Cozmic Pizza. $3.

Peace & Freedom singalong w/Walker T Ryan, 7:30pm, Friends meeting house, 2274 Onyx. Don.

Dave Frishberg, 7:30pm, The Shedd. $22-$32.

Lane Symphonic Band & Lane Chamber Orchestra, 7:30pm, Performance Hall, LCC. $4-$8 sug. don.

UO Choral Ensembles, 8pm, Beall Hall, UO. $7, $5 stu., sr.

Mysha Caruso, 8:30pm, Luna. 21+. $6.

Will Saulsbery, 9pm, Sam Bond's. 21+. $3-$5.

ON THE AIR "The Jefferson Exchange" discusses climate change w/Greg Jones, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM.

"New Dimensions" discusses "Entering into Relationship with Everything" w/Derrick Jensen, 6:30pm, KLCC 89.7 FM.

THEATER The Trojan Women continues. See Thursday, March 8.

The Music Man, Jr. continues. See Thursday, March 8.

You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown continues. See Friday.

 

CORVALLIS EVENTS

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

FRIDAY, MARCH 9 Northwest Fly Tyer & Fly Fishing Expo, 10am-5pm today & 8am-5:30pm tomorrow, Linn County Expo Center, Albany. $5, FREE youth.

Laurie Lewis & the Right Hands, benefit for Folkroots School Program, 7pm, First Presbyterian Church. 754-3601. $10-$20.

On the Verge, 7:30pm today, tomorrow & March 15-17; 2:30pm March 11 & 18, Majestic Theatre. $10, $8 stu., sr.

SATURDAY, MARCH 10 The Nettles, 8:30pm, Big River, 101 NW Jackson. FREE.

Drop Out Boy Scout, 10pm, Fox 'n' Firkin, 202 SW 1st Ave. 21+. $3.

SUNDAY, MARCH 11 "Daylight Saving Scenes," opera excerpts, 4pm & 7:30pm, 202 Benton, OSU. $5, FREE stu., youth.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14 Emerson Drive, 8pm, LaSells Stewart Center, OSU. www.osumu.org$30-$38.

THURSDAY, MARCH 15 Music à la Carte: OSU Concert Band, noon, MU, OSU. FREE.

A reception & artist's lecture by Bill Viola on "The Voyage of No Return," 6pm, LaSells Stewart Center, OSU. FREE.

 

ON THE ROAD

THURSDAY, MARCH 8 Eloquent Nude: The Love and Legacy of Edward Weston & Charis Wilson, film screening, 7pm, Portland Art Museum. $6-$7.

Sweeney Todd: Demon Barber of Fleet Street, 7:30pm today, tomorrow & March 10, 15-17, 22-24; 2pm March 11, 18 & 25, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg. 440-4694. $10.

FRIDAY, MARCH 9 Rod Stewart, 8pm, Rose Garden, PDX. www.rosequarter.com

Zach Galifianakis, 8pm, Crystal Ballroom, PDX. $25.

Youth Group, Jonah, UHF, 9pm, Doug Fir, PDX. 21+. $8.

John Shipe, 9pm, The Landmark, Yachats. FREE.

SATURDAY, MARCH 10 "CCC State Parks: A Landscape Point of View," 10am, Architectural Heritage Center, 701 SE Grand Ave., PDX. www.visitahc.org$15.

El Perro del Mar, Rosie Thomas, Alela Diane, 9pm, Doug Fir, PDX. 21+. $12.

Nye Beach Murder Mystery Weekend, 11am-noon today for "briefing," 1pm tomorrow for "denouement," Newport Performing Arts Center. 866-592-5556. $5.

Newport Symphony Orchestra performs Vivaldi's Four Seasons, feat. Yvonne Hsueh, violin, 4pm, St. James Episcopal Church, Lincoln City. 265-ARTS. $35.

Wine tasting: Low-priced wines, 1pm-4pm, The Wine Place, Yachats. FREE.

T. Ray & the Shades, 9pm, The Landmark, Yachats. FREE.

SUNDAY, MARCH 11 "A Morbid Seduction: Damien Hirst," an art lecture by Bruce Guenther, 2pm, Portland Art Museum. $10.

MONDAY, MARCH 12 Kevin Young, 7:30pm, First Congregational Church, PDX. $5-$18.

God and Gays: Bridging the Gap, documentary screening, 8pm, Smith Auditorium, Willamette University, Salem. FREE.

TUESDAY, MARCH 13 White Bird presents the Sydney Dance Company, 7:30pm, Keller Auditorium, SW 3rd & Clay, PDX. www.whitebird.org$19-$43.

Bloc Party, 9pm, Crystal Ballroom, PDX. $25.

THURSDAY, MARCH 15 Mary Gaitskill & George Saunders, 7:30pm, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, PDX. www.literary-arts.org$26.

 

ATTN: OPPORTUNITIES

March 10 is Free Sealant Day for Lane County children. From 9am-12:15pm, LCC dental program and local dental associations provides free dental work to uninsured children ages 6-17, with parent/guardian accompaniment. First come, first served at the Dental Clinic, Bldg. 4, Rm. 108, LCC. 463-5206.

Sexual Assault Support Service (SASS) seeks visual art created by survivors of sexual violence & their supporters for an exhibit in April. Submit an entry form and artwork March 19-28. 484-9791.

Maude Kerns Art Center invites Oregon artists to submit to the 11th biennial Oregon Made For Interiors exhibit of artistic furnishings. www.mkartcenter.orgor 345-1571. Deadline is May 4.

Senior Connections requests volunteers for elder help in Lane County. Training scheduled in April for Cottage Grove and May for Eugene/Springfield. 345-0602 or 682-4374.

 

 

Ongoing Calendar

thursdays

ARTS/VISUAL Open Art Studio, 6pm-9pm, M.E.C.C.A. 302-1810. $2-$5/hr.

GATHERING HIV testing & STD clinic for general public, 1pm-3pm, Lane Co. Public Health, 135 E. 6th Ave. 682-4041. $30, can be deferred.

Cascadia's Ecosystem Advocates meeting, 5pm, Emerald City Coffeehouse. 688-2600.

Ballroom, Latin, swing dance, 7pm, St. Mary's Episcopal Church. 344-7591. $5.

Womenspace LGBT drop-in/support group, 7:30pm. 302-2417.

English/Scottish Country Dance, 7:30pm, Drama Studio, Willamette High School.

KIDS Baby storytime, 10:15am & 11am, Downtown Library. 682-8316.

Pre-school storytime, 10:30am, Bethel & Sheldon Libraries. 682-8316.

MUSIC The Lunch Crowd w/Dirty Mac, 10am daily, Emerald City Coffee House, 347 W. 5th Ave.

All Acoustic Music Jam, 10:30-noon, Campbell Community Center. 682-5318.

Piano Club, play or listen, almost any day, Eugene Hilton. Michael, 687-4647.

SPIRITUAL Bhagavad-Gita reading & study, 6pm, Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Ashram. 687-1093. www.scsashram.org

 

fridays

GATHERINGS Queer Straight Alliance of LCC meetings, 1pm Fridays and 3pm Tuesdays, 222 Building 1, LCC. 463-3245.

Boogie Club meeting: one-hour dance party, 3pm, in front of UO Library. www.myspace.com/boogieclubGLBTQ Youth Group for ages 13-18, 4pm, Amazon Community Center. 684-3466.

Men's & women's gay/straight AA, 6pm, 1414 Kincaid. 484-6259.

Ballroom dance, 7:30pm, 220 Gerlinger Hall, 15th & University, UO. 346-6025.

Ballroom dance, 8:30pm, StaverDanceSport. 746-6268. $7-$10.

KIDS Pre-school storytime, 10:30am, Bethel Library. 682-5766.

ON THE AIR Informed Talk, Eugene/Springfield community dialogue, 4pm, KWVA 88.1 FM.

SPIRITUAL Peaceful Mama Meditations, 9:30am, Mama Rose's Naturals. 485-9430. $5-$10 sug. don.

Stations of the Cross, w/soup supper, 6pm, St. John the Divine Episcopal Church, 2537 Game Farm Rd., Spfd.

 

saturdays

GATHERINGS Wilde Chats, discussion group, 10:30am 1st & 3rd Saturdays, Q Center, 1309 Lincoln St. 762-1046.

Co-Dependents Anonymous Serenity Meeting, noon, White Bird Clinic.

Community Puppet Theater clinics, 10am-3pm, call 206-4678 for location. Sliding scale.

Lesbian Feminist Salon, 5pm 2nd & 4th Saturdays, call 465-1313 for location.

Tango dance, 8pm, The Tango Center. www.tangocenter.org$5.

Ballroom dance, 8:30pm, StaverDanceSport. 746-6268. $7.

KIDS Family Music Time, 10:15am, Downtown Library & Bethel Library (Spanish/English). 682-8316.

Planetarium viewings, "Hubble's Universe," 2pm Saturdays and Sundays, through March 31, Science Factory. $4.

Dog Tale Time, kids read to dogs, 2pm, Downtown Library. Register, 682-5450.

MUSIC DJ Chin, 10am-noon, Wandering Goat Coffee Roasters, 268 Madison.

Eagle Park Slim, 11am-2pm, World Cafe. FREE.

OUTDOORS/RECREATION Eugene GLBTQ Frontrunners meeting, 9am, 15th & Agate. 683-2692 or 484-6259.

SPIRITUAL Christian Zen Meditation Sessions, 9am, south Eugene location. 510-8804 or alan@heartawake.org for directions.

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

VOLUNTEER Remove invasive species, 9:30am-12:30pm every 3rd Saturday of month, F.M. Wilkins Picnic Shelter, Hendricks Park. Snacks, water, tools & gloves provided.

 

sundays

GATHERING Coffee Social, 1pm, Q Center, 1309 Lincoln St. Don.

"Ask the Doula," 1pm-4pm, Mama Rose's Naturals. 485-9430.

Drums of Peace (bring your drum), 2pm, old federal courthouse.

Food Not Bombs serves free meals, 3pm-5pm, near the deer mural at Washington-Jefferson Park.

International dance, 7:15pm, In Shape Fitness, 2681 Willamette. $3, $2 stu, sr.

Moldy Fig Society, 7pm, The Wandering Goat.

MUSIC DJ Chucky G., DJ Horns, 10am-2pm, The Wandering Goat, 268 Madison.

OUTDOORS/RECREATION GLBT tennis group (weather permitting), noon, Polk Street Tennis Court. 345-4057.

SPIRITUAL Chenrezig (Bodhisattva of Compassion) practice, 10am, Nyen-Gyud Samten Choe-Ling Tibetan Buddhist Study and Meditation Center. www.ngscl.org

Meditation and practice of the Buddha Path, 11am, Dzogchen Dharma Center, 2895 Oak St.

Dharmachakra, 4:30pm, Dharmalaya Center, 356 Horn Ln.

Bhakti Yoga, Kirtan—Devotional chanting, 6pm, Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Ashram. www.scsashram.org

Way of the Tao Drum Medicine Wheel, 7pm 2nd and 4th Sundays, Yurt, 2826 Floral Hill. 915-5723. Donation.

 

mondays

ARTS/VISUAL MuseArt drawing/painting group, draw local musicians, 6:30pm, the 5th Street Beanery. 543-9704. $5 sug. don.

GATHERINGS Drop-in group for survivors of sexual assault/abuse, 7pm, Sexual Assault Support Services, 591 W. 19th Ave. 484-9791.

Co-Dependents Anonymous meeting, noon, St. Mary's Episcopal Church.

HIV Alliance offers Rapid HIV tests to men who have sex with men and partners of HIV+ folks, 5pm-8pm, 1966 Garden Ave. Angela, 342-5088. Benefits offered.

Poker Night, 6pm, Q Center, 1309 Lincoln St. 726-1046.

Men's gay/straight AA, 6pm, 1414 Kincaid. 484-6259.

Springfield Jazz Chorus rehearsals, 7pm, 418 A St. 744-1097.

Sing & perform Russian music, 7pm, Eugene Hotel. 747-7416.

Contact Improvisational jams, 7pm, Dharmalaya. 461-1384. $5.

West Coast Swing, 7pm, Agate Hall, UO. www.68swing.com

Afro-Brazilian dance study group w/live music, 8pm, Core Star Cultural Center, 439 W. 2nd Ave.

MUSIC 10-minute Sound Bytes: Strange, new music, 11:50am, Collier House Living Room, UO.

ON THE AIR Amy Goodman's Democracy NOW!, 7am M-F, KWVA 88.1 FM and 5pm M-F, CTV Channel 29.

Inform Radio, progressive news and community affairs, 6:30pm, KWVA 88.1 FM.

"Blood on the Saddle," country & western favorites with the Kranky Kowboy, 7pm, KWVA 88.1 FM. Request line: 346-0645.

SPIRITUAL "Reflections on the Life of the Spirit" study circle, 6:30pm, Baha'i Center. 344-7899.

VIGIL "Women in Black Standing for Peace," 5pm, 7th Avenue & Pearl St.

 

tuesdays

ARTS/VISUAL Open studio, bring projects and ideas to work on, 11am-4pm, Applegate Art Gallery, Veneta. 935-4286.

GATHERINGS HIV testing & STD clinic, 1pm-3pm, Lane Co. Public Health. 682-4041. $30, can be deferred.

HIV Alliance offers Rapid HIV tests to men who have sex with men and partners of HIV+ folks, 5pm-8pm, 1966 Garden Ave. Angela, 342-5088. Benefits offered.

Queer Line for LGBTQQA youth, 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, Rm. 202, LCC DTC, 1159 Willamette. queerline@gmail.com

Eugene PeaceWorks meeting, 5:15pm, Growers Market, 454 Willamette.

Bi & Beyond meets 5:30pm 2nd & 4th Tuesdays, EMU, UO. 346-3360.

Citizens for Public Accountability (CPA) meets 7pm 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, Rm. 202, South Eugene High School.

Food Addicts Anonymous meeting, 7pm, Westside Christian Church. www.foodaddictsanonymous.org

Tango clinic, 7:30pm, Centro Del Sol, 513 E. Main, Cottage Grove.

International dance, 7:30pm, St. Mary's Episcopal Church. 344-4172. www.eugenefolkdancers.com$1.50.

West Coast Swing dance, 7:30pm, Rock 'n' Rodeo. 687-9464.

KIDS Toddler storytime, 10am, Barnes and Noble. 687-0356.

Toddler storytime, 10:15am & 11am, Downtown Library. 682-8316.

ON THE AIR "Anarchy Radio" with John Zerzan, 9pm, KWVA 88.1 FM.

SPIRITUAL Prayers for Peace, interfaith service hosted by TRIM, 7pm through Feb. 27, Central Presbyterian Church.

Open Sky Shambhala Meditation group, 7pm, 100 West Q Street, Spfd. 726-1988.

Spritual Renewal, 7pm, Priory Farm, 32646 Saginaw Rd., Cottage Grove. 767-0953. Don.

Christian Zen Meditation Sessions, 7pm, south Eugene location. 510-8804 or alan@heartawake.org for directions.

VIGIL "Practicing Being Peace," silent meditation, 8:15am, Federal Building.

 

wednesdays

GATHERINGS "Open Hall," visit and tour the Jaqua Concert Hall, noon, tours at 1pm, The Shedd Institute, 868 High. 687-6526.

Queer friendly writers group, 4pm, Suite 34, EMU, UO.

Peace demonstration, 4pm, Federal Bldg.

Co-Dependents Anonymous Women's Open Step Study meeting, 5:30pm, St. Thomas Episcopal Church.

Queer Women's Night, 6pm-9pm, Q Center, 1309 Lincoln. 762-1046.

HIV+ social and support group, 6pm, HIV Alliance. 342-5088.

Hemp Cannabis meeting, 6:30pm, Community TV Station, behind Sheldon High School.

Fun, real-life practice using Nonviolent Communication's "Language of Compassion," 7pm, call 484-7366 for location and information. Don.

Chess Knight, informal, open play for all ages and skill levels, 7pm-9pm, River Road Parks, 1400 Lake Dr.

Rapid HIV tests for gay/bi/queer/trans men (incentives available), afternoons, Lane Co. Public Health. Greg, 682-3959, or Michael, 342-5088 for an appointment.

Swing dance, 8pm, Tango Center. www.eugenelindy.com$4.

KIDS Pre-school storytime for ages 3-6 and lapsit storytime for up to age 3, 10am, Springfield Library.

Pre-school storytime, 10:15am & 11am, Downtown Library. 682-8316.

Children's storytime (new & old favorites), 6:30pm, Barnes & Noble.

ON THE AIR "Live Archive," featuring full length, unreleased bootleg concerts spanning the past three decades, 9pm, KRVM 91.9 FM.

OUTDOORS/RECREATION OP Kayak Pool Sessions, 7:30pm-9pm, Gerlinger Pool, UO. 346-4365. $5, $3 UO stu.

SPIRITUAL Circle of Reflection, 7pm, 1130 Mill St. 747-3887. Don.

Free lecture on transcendental meditation, 7:30 pm, The Maharishi Enlightenment Center, 1509 Willamette. 684-4801.

Shamatha (calm abiding) meditation practice, 6:30pm, Nyen-Gyud Samten Choe-Ling Tibetan Buddhist Study and Meditation Center. www.ngscl.org

Eckhart Tolle Power of Now Practicing Presence group meeting, 10am, Unity of the Valley Church; 7pm, 2869 Adams. 344-6606.

Kirtan with Jaya Lakshmi and friends, community gathering for prayer and meditation, 7pm, Dharmalaya. 342-7621. $5-$10 sug. don.

Reiki treatments, all day, Campbell Senior Center. Make appointment at 682-5318. Donation.

VIGIL Peace vigil, 4:30pm, old Federal Building.