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Eugene Weekly : Calendar : 10.16.08

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Ukuleles are synonymous with Hawaiian music. Hear a few strums of the “uke” and the sound of Hawaiian island life comes to mind. Unsurprising given its miniature stature in the guitar world, it’s also a favorite instrument of buskers and transients. In Eugene it’s probably more common to find its cousin, the banjo ukulele (aka the “banjolele”), in use. For the second year in a row, Eugene hosts a UKEtoberfest, a celebration of “all things ukulele.” There will be two concerts (Friday night at Cozmic Pizza; Saturday night at Agate Hall, featuring the up-and-coming singer-songwriter Victoria Vox, pictured), as well as workshops, open mics, jams, hula dancing, vendors and prizes throughout the day at UO’s Agate Hall and Knight Law Center Saturday. See www.uketoberfest.com and Calendar.

While it technically isn’t “Eugene’s first brew theater” as KVAL-TV would have you believe, there’s still reason to celebrate the grand opening of the David Minor Theater. Wandering Goat’s been serving Ninkasi and projecting flicks for the past year, but the new theater housed inside Ronny’s Audio Vision on 5th and Pearl will certainly have surround-sound and crisper picture quality thanks to high-definition digital technology. For its opening, the theater will show two free screenings of Iron Man (pictured) along with beer, wine and chocolate available for purchase. Also, technically a “brew theater” brews its own beer, but we won’t spoil the celebration of Minor (who died in a bike accident on Willamette Street in June) that this establishment hopes to become. See Friday Calendar.

Ski bums and ski bum wannabes return from their endless summers, yawn widely and then proceed to the local showing of Warren Miller’s Children of Winter, showcasing the latest in snow-porn in slow-motion, all set to a mainstream rock soundtrack. As the annoying narrator claims at the start of the film’s trailer, “It’s not winter ‘til Warren Miller comes to town.” Indeed, Miller’s films come but once a year, and the latest installment even has a segment on Bend and Mount Bachelor (with music by Sigur Rós, Hot Chip, Alkaline Trio, Fujiya and Miyagi and Weezer … rad-iculous!). Speaking of Bachelor, attendees to either the Wednesday screening at OSU’s LaSells Stewart Center or Thursday, Oct. 23’s two screenings at the McDonald Theatre will receive a free lift ticket voucher to that mountain, along with a coupon for Berg’s Ski & Snowboard Shop. See Calendar.


Sunrise 7:30am; Sunset 6:26pm, Av High 65; Av Low 40, SnarkCast: ROTCORE

Arts/visual A reception for photography by Jon Christopher Meyers, 5:30pm, Knight Law Center Gallery, UO. FREE.

benefit Art for Obama XXVI reception benefit, 6pm-8pm, Karin Clarke Gallery, White Lotus Gallery and Opus6ix. www.mcbarnette.com/charity $20 minumum contribution.

Film Seniors in the Movies: Something’s Gotta Give, 2:45pm, Campbell Center. FREE.

Early African American Film Festival: Hallelujah (1929) and Stormy Weather (1943), 7pm, DIVA. $3-$6.

Reel Rock Film Tour: A Rock Climbing Celebration, 7pm, 177 Lawrence, UO. $7, $5 UO stu.

Food/drink Wine tasting: “World Tour of Cabarnet,” 5pm-8:45pm, WineStyles. $5.

gatherings Public meeting of Citizen Planning Committee for the Whilamut Natural Area of Alton Baker Park, 6pm, Willamalane Center, 215 W. C St., Spfd. FREE.

Community meeting w/Lane County Commissioner Faye Stewart, 6:30pm, Coburg City Hall. FREE.

Lane County Energy Roundup: “Our Transportation Future: Electric Vehicles? Local Biofuels? Public Transit?” w/panel discussions and presentations, 7pm, Harris Hall, 8th & Oak. 342-8461 or 729-1444. FREE.

Far West Neighborhood Associ-ation general meeting, 7pm, Westmoreland Village, 2065 W. 16th Way. FREE.

Eugene Chamber of Commerce Business to Business Expo, 4pm-7:30pm, Lane County Fairgrounds. Register, 484-1314. $8 adv., $10 door.

lectures Religion: “What is Buddhist Philosophy?” David Eckel, 4pm, Knight Library, UO. FREE.

Environment Law: “Developing Conservation,” 5pm, Bowerman Center for E-Law, Knight Law Center, UO. FREE.

Political Science: “Can the Elections Really Shift Power for Working People?” Bill Fletcher, Jr., 7pm, 110 Knight Law Center, UO. FREE.

“Conserving Mount Pisgah: A Legacy for the Future,” Chris Orsinger, 7pm, REI. FREE.

“Freedom from Trauma” lecture series by Sadhvi Chaitanya, 6pm today & tomorrow, Heron Center, 2222 Coburg. FREE.

literary arts Melissa Marr reads & signs Wicked Lovely and Ink Exchange, 6:30pm, Downtown Library. FREE.

Leigh Rubin, syndicated cartoonist, talks about the creative process, 7pm, 100 Willamette, UO. FREE.

Corrina Wycoff reads from O Street, 8pm, Knight Library, UO. FREE.

music The Kronos Quartet, 7:30pm, EMU Ballroom, UO. $15-$30.

Emerald City Jazz Kings present “It’s a Great Feeling! Warner Bros. from Ruby Keeler to Doris Day,” 7:30pm today & 2:30pm Oct. 19, The Shedd. 682-5000. $22-$30.

Oregon Mozart Players present “Music of the Americas,” 7:30pm, Wildish Theater, Spfd. 682-5000. $15, $12 stu., sr.

Laura Wayte, soprana, and Nathalie Fortin, piano, 8pm, Beall Hall, UO. $10, $8 stu., sr.

Devildriver, Snot, Straight Line Stitch, Instinct of Aggression, Athiarchists, 8pm, WOW Hall. $16 adv., $18 door.

The Student Loan, 9pm, Cozmic Pizza. $5.

Baitball, Whiting Tennis, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. 21+. $3-$5.

on the air “The Jefferson Exchange” discusses the spreading global food crisis w/Gary Nabhan, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM. 

“New Dimensions” presents “The Archetypes of Money” w/Brent Kessel, 6:30pm, KLCC 89.7 FM.

Social dance Cajun & Zydeco dance, feat. TooLoose, 7pm lesson, 8pm dance, Rock ‘n Rodeo, 7th & Willamette. $10 adv., $12 door.

Theater A Winter’s Tale, 7:30pm today, tomorrow and Oct. 18, Performance Hall, LCC. 463-5761. $12.50, $10 stu., sr., $8 Thursdays.

Doubt, A Parable, 8pm today, tomorrow and Oct. 18, Lord Leebrick Theater, 540 Charnelton. www.lordleebrick.com or 465-1506. $14 general, $12 stu. Th; $19 F-Sa.


Sunrise 7:31am; Sunset 6:24pm, Av High 64; Av Low 40, SnarkCast: FLUDGATE

Arts/visual Deborah Willis gives a gallery talk on Charles Harris’ photography, 5:30pm, DIVA. FREE.

A reception for work by Margaret Coe, 5:30pm, Karin Clarke Gallery. FREE.

An opening for “Dia de los Muertos” exhibit, w/fiesta, 6pm, Maude Kerns Art Center, 1910 E. 15th. $3 sug. don.

Farmers’ markets Springfield farmers’ market, 9am-3pm, on Main Street between 5th and 6th. FREE.

Farmers’ market & café, 8pm, Tango Center. www.weekdaymarket.org FREE.

Film Grand opening of David Minor Theater, feat. screenings of Iron Man, 6:30pm & 8:30pm, 180 E. 5th Ave. 21+. FREE.

Food/drink Wine tasting: August Cellars, 5pm-7pm, WineStyles. FREE.

Blind wine tasting, 6:30pm-8:45pm, WineStyles. $10.

Wine tasting: Greek wine primer, 6:30pm-8:30pm, Midtown Wine Bar. FREE.

Gatherings City Club Friday Forum: “Health & Wellness: LCC Prepares for the Future,” w/LCC President Mary Spilde, 11:50am, Downtown Athletic Club. $5.

Lectures First Oregonians lecture series: “Ancient Times to Allotment Times: Archaeology and Oral History of the Klamath Tribe,” 5:30pm, 175 Knight Law Center, UO. FREE.

“Freedom from Trauma” lecture series continues. See Thursday, Oct. 16.

music Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys, 7:30pm, The Shedd. 682-5000. $24-$36.

The Jazz Café, 8pm, 178 Music, UO. $5.

Tom Paley, classic acoustic, 8pm, Tsunami Books. $10 sliding scale.

UKEtoberfest concert, feat. Craig Chee & Some Guys, Brook Adams and the Swingin’ Marmalukeys, Jay Seeley, 8:30pm, Cozmic Pizza. www.uketoberfest.com $7.

Cappadonna (of the Wu-Tang Clan), Endr-Won, Rakenya, Sons of Adam, 9pm, Diablo’s Downtown Lounge. 21+. $15.

Junior Reid, Indubious, Mountain Lion Hi-Fi, 9pm, WOW Hall. $20 adv., $25 door.

Alder Street All-Stars, 9:30pm, Sam Bond’s. 21+ $5.

On the air “The Jefferson Exchange” discusses what drives hate crimes, how to stop them & the history of white supremacists in Oregon, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM. 

Social dance Latin Fever dance night, 9:30pm salsa lesson, 10:30pm dance, Davis’ Restaurant. $5.

Spiritual Dances of Universal Peace, 7pm, Friends Meeting House. 345-4951. Don.

Theater Funny Money, 8pm today, tomorrow and Oct. 23-25, 30-31 & Nov. 1, 6-8; 2pm Oct. 19, 26 & Nov. 2, Very Little Theatre. www.thevlt.com or 344-7751. $10-$14.

A Streetcar Named Desire, 8pm today & tomorrow; 2:30pm Oct. 19, Cottage Theater, Cottage Grove. www.cottagetheatre.org $11-$13.

Hal Holbrook presents Mark Twain Tonight! 8pm today & tomorrow, Hult Center. $23+.

The Nerd, 7pm today & tomorrow; 2pm Oct. 19, Pleasant Hill Community Theatre. www.phct.org or 988-1195. $10.

A Winter’s Tale continues. See Thursday, Oct. 16.

Doubt, A Parable continues. See Thursday, Oct. 16.


Sunrise 7:32am; Sunset 6:23pm, Av High 64; Av Low 40, SnarkCast: CASTINGCALL

benefits Cornucopia Multicultural Celebration, benefit for CALC, feat. music, silent auction, ice cream, more, 7pm, First United Methodist Church, 1376 Olive St. 485-1755. $3-$25.

Willamette Family presents “Beat for Buckley!” benefit for Buckley Detox Center, 8pm, Tsunami Books. 345-8986. $15 adv., $20 door.

comedy The Comedy Workout, 8pm, Diablo’s Downtown Lounge. 21+. $5.

Dance Middle Eastern Dance Guild of Eugene presents its Fall Festival, w/all-day performances & an evening show, 12:30pm-11pm, Cozmic Pizza. www.medge.org or 933-2052. $10.

“Dance with the Stars,” benefit for youth performing arts, feat. local school teachers dance competition, 7pm, Wildish Theater, Spfd. www.upstartcrowstudios.com $10.

Farmers’ market Farmers’ market, 9am-4pm, 8th & Oak St. FREE.

gatherings Eugene Police Prevention Convention, w/workshops in bike safety, bike theft & more, 9:30am-3:30pm, South Eugene High School. 682-8248. FREE.

Saturday Market, 10am-5pm, with entertainment by Jim Hershey, 10am; Anahid Bertrand, 11am; Janet Naylor & Linda Danielson, noon; Peter Wilde, 1pm; Sgt. Leonard’s Loopy Arts Dub Band, 2pm; Jimmy B & the Blue Shades, 3:30pm, Park Blocks, 8th & Oak. www.eugenesaturdaymarket.org FREE.

Oregon Wedding Showcase, 10am-5pm today; 11am-4pm tomorrow, (12:30pm & 3pm fashion shows both days), Lane County Fairgrounds. www.oregonweddingshowcase.com $8.

“Genealogy” computer clinic, 10am, Downtown Library. Register, 682-5450. FREE.

AAUW’s community forum on ballot measures, 10:30am, EWEB. 344-4134. FREE.

“Undecided ’08,” a ballot measure forum, 6:30pm, Junction City Methodist Church, 750 W. 10th. FREE.

Kids/families Special guest: Marley the Monkey, 11am, Barnes & Noble. FREE.

Family Day: “Detectives,” noon-4pm, Museum of Natural & Cultural History, UO. $3, $2 youths, sr.

Kalapuya Harvest, w/hands-on activities, 11am-2pm, Alvord Farm & Museum, W. Eugene. Register, 683-8271. www.alvordmuseum.org FREE.

Storytime: “Pirouettes on the Page” w/Pacific Classical Ballet, 2pm, Barnes & Noble. FREE.

Lgbt The Radical Faeries, network of spiritually-minded queer folk, meet for a coffee-klatsch, 10am, Monroe St. Café. All ages & genders welcome. pippin@planetsong.net FREE.

Rowdy River Womyn lesbian social, 5pm, Mcmenamins North Bank. 514-1639. FREE.

Music UKEtoberfest Festival & Concert, feat. Iron Mango, Mark Nelson, James Hill & Victoria Fox, 8am-11pm, Agate Hall, 18th & Agate. www.uketoberfest.com $15.

Members of Emerald Chamber Players present J.S. Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos, 2pm, Atrium Bldg., 10th & Olive. FREE.

Emerald Valley Opry, 6:30pm, Willamette High School. $3-$6, FREE for kids under 7.

Dar Williams, Shawn Mullins,  7:30pm, The Shedd. 682-5000. $26-$36.

Beta-Collide New Music Project, 8pm, 163 Music, UO. $10, $8 stu., sr.

Mr. Tube & the Flying Objects, Ingredients, 9pm, WOW Hall. $10 adv., $12 door.

Lotus, Blvd, 9pm, McDonald Theater. $13 adv., $15 door.

David Jacobs-Strain, 9:30pm, Sam Bond’s. $5.

Outdoors/recreation Fall Fruits & Seeds walk, 2pm, Mount Pisgah Arboretum. 747-1504. $5.

Obsidians trips: Fall Creek, hike, 9 miles; Hinman Winery, bike, 36 miles. See YMCA board for details/sign-up.

GEARs rides: Bailey Hill/Lorane/Fox Hollow, 38 miles; Bailey Hill/Lorane/McBeth, 25 miles, 9am, meet at Alton Baker Park. www.eugenegears.org

Social dance Barn dance for seniors, feat. Country Club Band, 7pm, Petersen Barn Center, 870 Berntzen. 682-5521. $2.

Theater A Winter’s Tale continues. See Thursday, Oct. 16.

Doubt, A Parable continues. See Thursday, Oct. 16.

A Streetcar Named Desire con-tinues. See Friday.

Funny Money continues. See Friday.

The Nerd continues. See Friday.


Sunrise 7:33am; Sunset 6:21pm, Av High 63; Av Low 40, SnarkCast: RENEGADE

film Youth Visions’ Teen Video Challenge jump-start session for teen filmmakers, noon-2:30pm, DIVA. FREE.

Politics & Popcorn film series: My Country, My Country by Laura Poitras, 3pm, Downtown Library. 687-6617. FREE.

Video slam, 7pm, DIVA. 344-3482. FREE.

film Video showing of Maharaji speaking on experiencing inner peace, 6pm, EWEB. FREE.

Gatherings Pumpkin Carving Festival, 9:30am-3:30pm, White Oak Farm. www.whiteoakfarmor.com or 935-0701. $5 per entry.

Oregon Wedding Showcase continues. See Saturday.

Kids/families Scarecrow Building & Pumpkin Carving Clinic, 1pm-3pm, Mount Pisgah Arboretum. Bring decorations for scarecrows; knives and spoons for pumpkins. 747-1504. $5 per pumpkin or scarecrow.

Literary arts Poets Daniel Nathan Terry & John Witte read their work, 4pm, Tsunami Books. FREE.

Music Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble, 3pm, Beall Hall, UO. 682-5000. $20-$35.

“Music from the Heart,” choral music concert, 3:30pm, First United Methodist Church, 1376 Olive St. Don.

Cindy Woolf, 8:30pm, Cozmic Pizza. Don.

The Shaky Hands, Heavenly Oceans, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. 21+. $5.

Emerald City Jazz Kings continues. See Thursday, Oct. 16.

Outdoors/recreation Obsidians trips: Cape Mountain, hike, 7.3 miles; McKenzie View, bike, 25 miles. See YMCA board for details/sign-up.

GEARs rides: Bell Fountain, 68 miles; Junction City, 28 miles, 9am, meet at Alton Baker Park. www.eugenegears.org

spiritual Meditation & healing circle w/global peace meditation, 4pm, call 510-2506 for directions. Don.

Interfaith chanting, 7pm, Unity of the Valley, 39th & Hilyard. 767-0953.

Theater A Streetcar Named Desire continues. See Friday.

Funny Money continues. See Friday.

The Nerd continues. See Friday.


Sunrise 7:35am; Sunset 6:19pm, Av High 63; Av Low 40, SnarkCast: FLUNKY

Film Anime Movie Night for Teens, 4:30pm, Springfield Library. FREE.

Elections Are A Joke film series: Bob Roberts, 7pm, 150 Columbia, UO. FREE.

gatherings Shades of Pink: An Evening for Women, Wine and Wellness, 4:30pm-8:30pm, Eugene Hilton. www.shadesofpink.com FREE.

“Vote Equality: Fair-Minded Oregonians, Right-wing Attacks and the 2008 Ballot Measures,’ 5:30pm, Whiteaker School Gym, 21 North Grand St. FREE.

Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Persons (PFLAG) meets, 6:45pm, First Congregational Church, 1050 E. 23rd St. FREE.

“Stop the WOPR!” emergency awareness presentation, 8:30pm, Cozmic Pizza.s FREE.

lectures Political Science: “Obama vs. McCain: Which Way for U.S. Foreign Policy?” Jim Walsh, 7pm, 180 PLC, UO. FREE.

“Knower of the Self Gains the Ultimate” lecture series by Sadhvi Chaitanya, 6pm today, tomorrow & Oct. 22-24, Hendricks Hall, UO. 684-0322. Don.

“Living Simply in the Present: A Way Beyond Beliefs,” Barry Nobel, Wesley Lachman & Alan Zundel, 7pm, First Christian Church, 1166 Oak. Don.

“Systems, Climate & Gaia” panel discussion, 7pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE.

music Jeff Bradetich gives a master class on double bass, 6pm, Beall Hall, UO. FREE.

On the air “The Jefferson Exchange” discusses age-related changes in vision, hearing and thinking, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM.

Outdoors/recreation Walkabout: UO Tree Walk, 1pm, meet at Campbell Center. Register, 682-5318. $2.


Sunrise 7:36am; Sunset 6:18pm, Av High 62; Av Low 40, SnarkCast: FLEBOTOMY

Art/visual Sack Lunch Series, feat. Peg Douthit-Jackson demonstrating how ordinary articles can become complex textures in art, 12:15pm, Clay Space, 222 Polk. FREE.

Margo Grant Walsh gives a talk on architect-designed metalwork, 3pm, JSMA, UO. 346-3027. $5, $3 stu. & sr., FREE UO stu.

Farmers’ Market Farmers’ market, 10am-3pm, 8th Ave. & Oak St. FREE.

Food/drink Wine tasting flight: “Malbec Madness,” benefits SMJ House, 5pm-8:45pm, WineStyles. $10.

Gatherings “Lipstick and Pigs,” a feminist roundtable, 4pm, Knight Library Browsing Room, UO. 346-4095. FREE.

“Buying a Home” clinic on resources, assistance & preparing your finances, 5:30pm, NEDCO, 783 Grant St. www.nedcocdc.org or 345-7106. FREE.

Acupuncture and Infertility Q&A, 6pm, Five Seasons Women’s Wellness, 1359 Patterson. FREE.

Community meeting w/Lane County Commissioner Faye Stewart, 6:30pm, Goshen EPUB Bldg., 33733 Seavey Lp. FREE.

“Cooking for Camping” mini-clinic, 7pm, REI. RSVP, 465-1800. FREE.

Kids/families Little Monsters’ Bash, 7pm, Springfield Library. 726-2287. FREE.

Lecture “Knower of the Self Gains the Ultimate” lecture series continues. See Monday.

literary arts Floyd Skloot reads from The Wink of the Zenith: The Shaping of a Writer’s Life, 7pm, Knight Library Browsing Room, UO. FREE.

Lauren Kessler reads from Finding Life in the Land of Alzheimer’s: One Daughter’s Hopeful Story, 7pm, Springfield Library. FREE.

Windfall Reading Series: Poets Tom Crawford & Candice Favilla, 7pm, Downtown Library. FREE.

on the air “The Jefferson Exchange” discusses economics & politics of chocolate, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM.

“Alternative Radio” presents an interview w/Noam Chomsky, “Wars, Bailouts & Elections,” 6:30pm, KLCC 89.7 FM.


Sunrise 7:37am; Sunset 6:16pm, Av High 62; Av Low 39, SnarkCast: SHIPSHAPE

Farmers’ markets Farmers’ market & café, 8pm, Tango Center. www.weekdaymarket.org FREE.

Film Heckler’s Movie Night: Universal Soldier, 7pm, Wandering Goat. FREE.

Food/drink Rodney Strong wine dinner, 6:30pm, Bel Ami Restaurant. RSVP, 485-6242.

Gatherings Eugene Symphony Guild preview of Beethoven’s Fourth Symphony, noon, Hult Center. FREE.

70th Birthday Party for Civic Stadium w/ cake and dignitaries, 5pm, Civic Stadium. FREE.

Meeting to discuss plans for a Eugene chapter of the Center for Earth Leadership, 7pm, Downtown Library. FREE.

“Agent Orange: Relief & Respon-sibility Campaign Speaking Tour,” 7pm, 175 Knight Law Center, UO. FREE.

“Winter Cycle Commuting” clinic, 7pm, REI. RSVP, 465-1800. FREE.

Community Conversation: “Elec-tions 2008 Voter Literacy Workshop: A Nonpartisan Critical Analysis of Factual Accuracy in Elections Campaign,” 7:30pm, Riley Complex, UO. 346-1977. FREE.

Kids/families Family Night, feat. Brook Adams, 6pm-8pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE.

lectures Classics: “New Light on the Period of the Maccabees: Excavations at Tel Kedesh,” Andrea Berlin, 115 Lawrence, UO. FREE.

Folklore: “The Culture of Calacas,” Susan Dearborn Jackson, 7pm, Maude Kerns Art Center. $3 sug. don.

“Knower of the Self Gains the Ultimate” lecture series continues. See Monday.

literary arts Mark Gaffney discusses The 9/11 Mystery Plane, 7pm, Tsunami Books. FREE.

music Piano music of Franz Liszt, feat. Alexandre Dossin & piano students, 8pm, Beall Hall, UO. $7, $5 stu., sr.

Hayes Carll, The Dedringers, Corb Lund, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. 21+. $5.

On the air “The Jefferson Exchange” discusses self-improvement via English courses, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM. 


Sunrise 7:39am; Sunset 6:15pm, Av High 61; Av Low 39, SnarkCast: BELLYUP

Film Taiwan Film Festival: The Gangster’s God by Ho Chao-ti, 5:30pm; followed by reception & musical performance by Yeh Wan-ching, 6:45pm; Summer’s Tail at 8pm, Willamette Hall, UO. http://2008tff.blogspot.com or 346-1521. FREE.

Cambodian Film Series: the films of H.M. King Norodom Sihanouk, 6pm, 110 Willamette, UO. FREE.

Steven Spielberg film series: Jaws, 6pm, 180 PLC, UO. FREE.

Warren Miller’s Children of Winter, 6pm & 9pm, McDonald Theatre. $16.50.

Food/drink Wine tasting: “Malbec Madness,” 5pm-8:45pm, WineStyles. $5.

gatherings “Know Your Disaster and Make it Through,” Chad Smoot from Corps Respond, 7pm, REI. RSVP, 465-1800. FREE.

lectures Law: “Changing the Wind: Law and Social Movements,” Lani Guinier & Gerald Torres, 7pm, 175 Knight Law Center, UO. FREE.

Barbara Hillary, the first African-American woman to ski to the North Pole, speaks, 7pm, 150 Columbia, UO. FREE.

“Knower of the Self Gains the Ultimate” lecture series continues. See Monday.

literary arts Reflective Readers book group: A Separate Peace by John Knowles, 7pm, Barnes & Noble. FREE.

Ted Genoways reads his poetry, 8pm, Knight Library Browsing Room, UO. FREE.

music Eugene Symphony presents Beethoven’s Fourth Symphony, 8pm, Hult Center. 682-5000. $15+ ($10 stu.).

David Rogers, 8pm, Cozmic Pizza. $10 sug. don.

Star Anna, Molasses, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. 21+. $3-$5.

Cascade Knights DJ Dance Extravaganza, feat. Luke Mandala, Hector Villenueva, Charles Thump & DJ Ceez (upstairs), 800 lb. Gorilla, Casey Mitchell, Audio Schizophrenic, Michael Human (downstairs), w/performance by Manifest Joy Juggling Squad, 10pm, WOW Hall. $8.

on the air “The Jefferson Exchange” discusses the incursion of religion into civil law, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM. 

“New Dimensions” presents “Six Kinds of Love” w/Allan G. Hunter, 6:30pm, KLCC 89.7 FM.

Theater Funny Money continues. See Friday. 


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

Thursday, Oct. 16 “Vote Equality: Fair-Minded Oregonians, Right-wing Attacks and the 2008 Ballot Measures,” 7pm, First United Methodist Church, 1165 NW Monroe Ave. FREE.

“Rainwater Catchment Systems,” presentation by David Eckert, 7pm, First Alternative Co-op South Store. FREE.

“Building a Brand that Matters,” lecture by Zappos.com executive Alfred Lin, 7pm, Milam Auditorium, OSU. FREE.

“Impressions of Chappell at Fairbanks,” music and art feat. Sila Cevikce Shaman & Dave Storrs on keyboard/percussion, 5pm, Fairbanks Gallery, OSU. FREE.

Friday, Oct. 17 “Art of Imagination” benefit for Cheldelin Middle School Technology Project, feat. Grand Illusions, Exotic Animals, Audience Participation & Comedy Magic, 7pm, Corvallis High School Main Stage Theater. $20, FREE child under age 7.

Corvallis-OSU Symphony presents “Viva Hispania!” 7:30pm, LaSells Stewart Center, OSU. $12-$30.

Jason Brown reads & signs Driving the Heart and Other Stories, 7:30pm, Valley Library, OSU. FREE.

The Vampyre, 8pm today, tomorrow and Oct. 24-25, 30-31 and Nov. 1; 2pm Oct. 26, Albany Civic Theater. www.albanycivic.org or 928-4603. $10, $7 sr., under age 18.

Unravelling the Ribbon, 7:30pm today & tomorrow; 2pm Oct. 19, Lab Theater, Withycombe Hall, OSU. FREE.

Barefoot Boogie, freestyle dance, 8pm, Cedar & Fir Studio, 3204B NW Grant. $5-$10 sug. don.

Saturday, Oct. 18 Farmers’ market, 9am-1pm, City Hall parking lot, Albany. FREE.

Corvallis artisans market, 9am-2pm, downtown Corvallis. www.corvallisartisansmarket.com FREE.

Philomath Open Studios Tour, self-guided tour, 10am-4pm today & tomorrow, various locations. www.philomathopenstudios.com FREE.

“English Only or English Plus: Which way for language policy in the U.S.?” lecture by James Crawford, 7:30pm, LaSells Stewart Center, OSU. FREE.

Wednesday, Oct. 22 Warren Miller’s Children of Winter, 8pm, LaSells Stewart Center, OSU. $16.50.


Thursday, Oct. 16 Corpse! 7:30pm today, tomorrow and Oct. 18-19, 22-25, Pentacle Theatre, Salem. 503-485-4300. $18.

Friday, Oct. 17 Jolie Holland, Herman Dune, 9pm, Doug Fir Lounge, PDX. 21+. $17.

Bajuana Tea, 9pm, The Landmark, Yachats. FREE.

Emerald City Jazz Kings present “It’s a Great Feeling! Warner Bros. from Ruby Keeler to Doris Day,” 7:30pm, Florence Events Center. $25, $14 youth.

Saturday, Oct. 18 Greg Brown, 8pm, Aladdin Theater, PDX. $25.

Stereolab, 9pm, Wonder Ballroom, PDX. $16.

Ghostland Observatory, 9pm, Crystal Ballroom, PDX. $22.

Women’s Show, 10am-5pm today & tomorrow, Salem Conference Center. $5.

Wine tasting: South American wines, 1pm-4pm, The Wine Place, Yachats. FREE.

The Jerry Zybach Band, 9pm, The Landmark, Yachats. FREE.

Florence Old Town market, 10am-6pm today & 11am-5pm tomorrow, Florence. FREE.

Monday, Oct. 20 Dengue Fever, 8pm, Aladdin Theater, PDX. $17.

Bob Schneider, 9pm, Doug Fir Lounge, PDX. 21+. $17.

Tuesday, Oct. 21 “The Future of Journalism,” National Press Club panel w/moderator Gill Klein, 5pm, UO’s Turnbull Portland Center. 346-2494. FREE.

Spring Awakening, 7:30pm today, tomorrow and Oct. 23-24; 2pm & 7:30pm Oct. 25; 1pm & 6:30pm Oct. 26, Keller Auditorium, PDX. 503-790-ARTS. $23.50+.

Wednesday, Oct. 22 The Kooks, 9pm, Crystal Ballroom, PDX. $20.

Thursday, Oct. 23 “Music and the Mind: How They Co-Evolved” lecture by Daniel Levitin, 7pm, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, PDX. 503-232-2300.

Community meeting w/Lane County Commissioner Faye Stewart, 6:30pm, Upper McKenzie Community Center, McKenzie Bridge. FREE.


Pleasant Hill Community Theatre holds auditions for A Christmas Carol old-time radio show at 9am Oct. 25. Performers and stage crew needed. fredcrafts@yahoo.com or 343-4251.