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Eugene Weekly : Calendar : 11.06.08





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

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As Portland is to musical hotspots today, Athens, Ga., was to music-making back in the ’80s and ’90s. R.E.M. kicked things off for sure, but it was the Elephant 6 collective that really put Athens on the map. This collective was like an indie-rock placenta, birthing such bands as Of Montreal, Neutral Milk Hotel, The Apples in Stereo and the slightly less mainstream Elf Power, who plays at Sam Bond’s this week (9 pm  11/13, $12, 21+). But if this psychedelic power-pop sextet weren’t enough of a happening event, Elf Power will be collaborating with alt-folk pioneer Vic Chesnutt (pictured). On their new collaborative album, Dark Developments, Chesnutt and Elf Power create a loose, jangly folk-pop gem that balances out Chesnutt’s nasally voice with dreamy instrumentals. Don’t miss this rare pairing. See Thursday, Nov. 13 Calendar.



Being born after 1980, we missed our chance to see Joy Division prior to Ian Curtis’ suicide. So it is with pleasure that in the 2000s we have bands (mostly out of Brooklyn, curiously enough) who carry the torch of post-punk on into the future. Crystal Stilts (9 pm 11/6, Samurai Duck, $3-$5, 21+) is one of those Brooklyn bands breaking new ground on the graves of rock’s largest pioneers. They sound uncannily like Joy Division on some tracks off their latest LP, Alight of Night, while others veer into poppy Velvet Underground baroque garage-rock. Pitchfork called the Stilts “moody-sounding fuckers” who are “weirdly life-affirming and very fun. You want to dance when you hear them,” and we’d have to agree. See Thursday, Nov. 6 Calendar.


To paraphrase a The Onion’s version of George W. Bush: Our long national nightmare of war-mongering, ecological destruction and economic disaster is over. It’s time to shop!  And in the case of the First Friday ArtWalk, it’s a perfect event to get some Hope™-filled residents of Eugene to the downtown core to partake in the many art galleries, dance spaces, restaurants, boutiques and bookstores that are holding on by a thread while you’ve had your head buried in the sand (and your cash under your mattress). The guided tour includes stops and interviews at Jacobs Gallery, White Lotus Gallery (art by Jamie Newton pictured), Sacred Traveler Gift & Gallery, Goldworks and DIVA, all of it led by Opus6ix Curator Robert Canaga and KVAL’s Shelley Kurtz. See Friday Calendar.



You could call it American Blues Idol or maybe the Battle of the Blues. Or you can just call it by its name: Rainy Day Blues Society’s International Blues Challenge Competition, going down at Cozmic Pizza this week (1:30 pm 11/9, $3-$6 sug. don., all ages). Al Rivers (pictured), Blue Moon Society and Rob & The Blueside will each perform for 30 minutes and be judged on Blues Content, Talent, Originality and Stage Presence. The winning act will represent the RDBS at the national competition in Memphis in February. See Sunday Calendar.







THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6

Sunrise 6:57am; Sunset 4:55pm, Av High 58; Av Low 39, SnarkCast: PLOUFFY

benefit Camas Educational Network’s Funky Masquerade Ball, feat. Now Trio and DJ eCorona, 8pm, Cozmic Pizza. $5-$20 sug. don.

Film Cambodian film series: Road from Kampuchea, 6pm, 110 Willamette, UO. FREE.

Tournées French Film Festival: Fronteir(s), rated NC-17, 11:30pm, Bijou Cinemas. FREE.

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

lectures “Understanding and Navigating Medicare,” Cynthia Hylton & Leslie Roy, 1pm, Willamalane Center, Spfd. FREE.

Literary arts Mid-Valley Willamette Writers speakers series: “Not Just Another Throbbing Heart,” Jane Mendle, 7pm, Tsunami Books. $10, $5 stu.

music Grrrlz Rock! sessions hosted by Matrisha, 8pm today, Nov. 13 & 20, Luckey’s. 21+. $3.

Opa Cupa w/members of Fishtank Ensemble & Slavic Soul Party, Kef, 8pm, WOW Hall. $12 adv., $14 door.

Ray LaMontagne, Leona Naess, 9pm, McDonald Theatre. $29 adv., $34 door.

Hackensaw Boys, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. 21+. $5.

Crystal Stilts, Cause Co-Motion, Placebo Effect, 9pm, Samurai Duck. 21+. $3-5.

on the air “The Jefferson Exchange” discusses the warning signs of teen suicide, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM. 

“New Dimensions” presents “Infinite Intelligence Beyond the Mind” w/Dattatreya Siva Baba, 6:30pm, KLCC 89.7 FM.

Outdoor/recreation Obsidians hike: Duck Pond to Pre’s Rock, 4 miles. See YMCA board for details/sign-up.

Social dance Contra dance, feat. Wild Asparagus, 7:30pm, Cesar Chavez School gym, 1510 W. 14th. $10, $9 stu.

Spiritual Eric Robert gives a speech and leads a meditation, 7:30pm, The Old Church, 1422 SW 11th. $12 adv., $15 door.

Theater Funny Money, 8pm today, tomorrow and Nov. 8, Very Little Theatre. www.thevlt.com or 344-7751. $10-$14.

Our Town, 7:30pm today, tomorrow and Nov. 8, 13-15, Springfield High School. $5.

The Rocky Horror Show, 8pm today, tomorrow and Nov. 8, Actors Cabaret. www.actorscabaret.org or 683-4368. $16-$19 ($36 dinner seating).

Rent, 7:30pm today & tomorrow; 2pm Nov. 9, South Eugene High School. 687-3583. $12, $8 stu.



FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7

Sunrise 6:58am; Sunset 4:54pm, Av High 55; Av Low 38, SnarkCast: FORNY

Arts/visual Open house w/art displays, guided tours, more, 5:30pm-8pm, Shelton-McMurphey-Johnson House, 303 Willamette. $5, $2 kids under age 12.

Lane Arts Council’s First Friday ArtWalk, led by Opus6ix curator Robert Canaga & KVAL’s Shelley Kurtz, 5:30pm, begins at Jacob’s Gallery. FREE.

5pm openings include drawings by Rebecca J. Lubas, WOW Hall. 5:30pm openings include photography by David N. Jones, Museum of Natural & Cultural History, UO; work by Shanna Trumbly & Rainen Janes, Fenario Gallery; installations by Brian Knowles, New Odyssey; paintings by Jeff White, Opus6ix; work by Erin Davis & others, New Zone Gallery; work by 10 artists, White Lotus Gallery. 6pm openings include work by James Dickey, Marilyn Kent, Jeff Calafato, Wade Johnson and Margaret Girle, Museum of Unfine Art. 8pm openings include paintings by Brooke, Diablo’s Downtown Lounge.

benefit ArtChics’ art and card sale to benefit BRING’s Planet Improvement Center & M.E.C.C.A., 4pm-8pm today & 10am-4pm tomorrow, 5273 Center Way. FREE.

comedy Daniel Tosh, 8pm, McDonald Theatre. $29-$30.

Food/drink Wine tasting: Paschal Winery, 5pm-8:45pm, WineStyles. FREE.

Wine tasting: Old & new world wines, 5pm, The Broadway. FREE.

Gatherings War Tax Resistance mini-conference, all day today & tomorrow, Eugene Friends Meeting House, 2274 Onyx. Register, mcandsc@gmail.com or 342-2914. $15 sug. don.

2nd Anniversary Celebration, 10am-7pm, Fair Trade on Main, 1072 Main St., Spfd. FREE.

“If You Build It, Will They Come? The Impact of Health Care on the Economy” forum, 11:30am-1:30pm, Valley River Inn. Register, www.healthforum.org or 503-226-7870.

Gem Faire, noon-7pm today; 10am-7pm tomorrow; 10am-5pm Nov. 9, Lane County Fairgrounds. www.gemfaire.com $5 weekend pass, FREE kids under 11.

Meet Your Maker indie craft fair, 5pm-8pm, The Broadway. www.meetyourmaker.net FREE.

First Friday at the Library, feat. Calamity Jazz, 6pm, Downtown Library. FREE.

Eugene Astronomical Society’s star party, 7pm, College Hill reservoir, 24th & Lawrence. FREE.

Kids/families Storytime: Pajamarama! 7pm, Barnes & Noble. FREE.

lecture Eugene Bonsai Club presents lecture on indoor plants for bonsai, 7pm, Eugene Garden Club bldg., 1645 High St. FREE.

music Filming of “LIVE from Eugene Oregon: Volume One,” feat. many bands, 3pm-1am today, tomorrow and Nov. 9, Diablo’s Downtown Lounge. 21+. $5/day or $10 3-day bracelet.

Green Mountain Bluegrass Band, 4pm-7pm, Harlequin Beads. FREE.

Jessie Marquez & Mike Denny, 6pm, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, UO. $10.

Pueblo to Pueblo art exhibit w/music by Alfonso Maya and Mamacoatl, 6pm, Tango Center. FREE.

Michael Riopelle, 6pm, Sweet Cheeks Winery. FREE.

Grrrlz Rock! presents Touchy Feeliacs, Scrambled Ape, Accordions Anonymous, Iron Mango Orchestra, Melissa Ruth, 6pm, Cozmic Pizza. $6.

Jonatha Brooke, 7:30pm, The Shedd. 682-5000. $24-$32.

Eugene Concert Choir presents “American Celebration: Bernstein & Barber,” 8pm today; 2:30pm Nov. 9, Hult Center. $19-$24.

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

Tom Heinl, Brody Hunt, Tyler Fortier, 9:30pm, Sam Bond’s. 21+. $5.

The Listening, The Blackstones, 7:30pm, WOW Hall. $8.50 adv., $10 door.

On the air “The Jefferson Exchange” discusses torture, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM.

spiritual Intenders circle, 6pm, Center for Spiritual Living, 390 Vernal. FREE.

Dances of Universal Peace, 7pm, Eugene Friends Meeting House, 2274 Onyx. 345-4951. Don. 

“Gangaji video satsang: The Moment of Choice,” 7pm, Inside Edge Program, Center for Spiritual Living, 390 Vernal St. www.InsideEdge-Eugene.org $5-$8 sug. don.

Theater Spokesong, 7:30pm today, tomorrow and Nov. 13-15, Wildish Theater, Spfd. www.athree.org $5.

Funny Money continues. See Thursday, Nov. 6.

Our Town continues. See Thursday, Nov. 6.

Rent continues. See Thursday, Nov. 6.

The Rocky Horror Show continues. See Thursday, Nov. 6.



SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8

Sunrise 6:59am; Sunset 4:53pm, Av High 55; Av Low 38, SnarkCast: BLIPPY

Arts/visual Free admission days, 11am-5pm today & tomorrow, JSMA and Museum of Natural & Cultural History, UO. FREE.

A reception for paintings by Mara Berendt Friedman, 5pm, Tsunami Books. FREE.

benefit “Celebrate Cambodia,” a benefit and cultural experience of Cambodia, feat. slideshow lecture, SE Asian dinner, silent auction, crafts & more, 6pm, First Christian Church, 1166 Oak. $15-$50 sug. don., FREE kids under 12.

ArtChics’ art and card sale continues. See Friday.

gatherings Saturday Market, 10am-5pm, with entertainment by Richard Crandell, 10am; Rich Glauber, 11am; Sweet River, noon; Sun Bossa Duo, 1pm; Grrrlz Rock sampler, 2pm; Disco Organica, 3:30pm, Park Blocks, 8th & Oak. www.eugenesaturdaymarket.org FREE.

“Travel Info at Your Fingertips” mini-clinic, 10am, Downtown Library. Register, 682-5450. FREE.

Songwriters mini-clinic, topic: “How I Became a Rich and Famous Songwriter,” 11am, Tsunami Books. $1 sug. don.

Special performance in con-junction with “Native American Art Empowers Invisible People” group exhibit, 1pm, Red Lodge Gallery, 174 W. Broadway. FREE.

NCAP meeting & gather, 7pm, Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides. RSVP to kschuessler@pesticide.org or 344-5044 x22. FREE.

Gem Faire continues. See Friday.

War Tax Resistance mini-conference continues. See Friday.

Kids/families “A Beaver’s Tale” family program, 10am, West Eugene Wetlands yurt, 751 S. Danebo. 683-6494. $4 sug. don.

Latin American folk music w/Alex Llumiquinga, 2pm, Springfield Library. FREE.

lecture “Eye-Witness to War, Courage for Peace,” Kathy Kelly, 7:30pm, 180 PLC, UO. FREE.

Lgbt Hot Flash Dance, 5pm-9pm, Diablo’s Downtown Lounge. $8.

Music The Front Porch Players, 2pm, Atrium building, 10th & Olive. FREE.

Grrrlz Rock! showcase, noon-1pm, CD World. FREE.

Ian Tyson, 7:30pm, The Shedd. 682-5000. $26-$36.

Grrrlz Rock! presents Suzanne Benorden, Pilar French, Kay Rose, Susurri, Breakdown Dancers, Talia Winship, 6pm, Cozmic Pizza. $6.

Eugene Noise Fest, 8pm today & 2pm tomorrow, DIVA. $8.

Mason Jennings, Zach Gill, 8pm, WOW Hall. $16 adv., $20 door.

Alice DiMicele, 9:30pm, Sam Bond’s. $8-$10.

Filming of “LIVE from Eugene Oregon: Volume One” continues. See Friday.

Outdoors/recreation Cascadia Wildlands Project leads a hike to Wassen Creek, RSVP to jlaughlin@cascwild.org or 434-1463.

GEARs rides: Wolf Creek, 50 miles; Lorane General Store, 30 miles, 9:30am, meet at Twin Oaks Elementary. www.eugenegears.org

Theater Our Town continues. See Thursday, Nov. 6.

Funny Money continues. See Thursday, Nov. 6.

Rent continues. See Thursday, Nov. 6.

The Rocky Horror Show continues. See Thursday, Nov. 6.

Spokesong continues. See Friday.



SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 9

Sunrise 7:01am; Sunset 4:52pm, Av High 54; Av Low 38, SnarkCast: CRYFOUL

Arts/visual Free admission days to UO museums continues. See Saturday.

Dance Grrrlz Rock! burlesque, 10pm, John Henry’s. 21+. $6.

Food/drink OSU/Lane Extension and Master Food Preservers offer a tasting buffet, 4pm-7pm, Bel Ami Restaurant, 1591 Willamette. $15.

Taco dinner, benefit for Vidas Mejoradas, 6pm-9pm, Belly Restaurant, 291 E. 5th. RSVP, 683-5896. Info, 607-8565. http://pencilsforperu.blogspot.com

Gatherings “Job Search & Résumés” computer class, 4pm, Downtown Library. FREE.

Gem Faire continues. See Friday.

Kids/families “Australian Family Art Sunday,” 2pm-4pm, Emerald Art Center, Spfd. 726-8595. FREE.

Literary arts Lisa Everly reads from and signs Flashback Artist: The Remarkable Story of One Woman’s Life and Spiritual Journey, 4pm, Tsunami Books. FREE.

Lgbt Planning meeting for PRIDE 2009, 1pm-3pm, Q Center, 1309 Lincoln. 513-1711. FREE.

Music Rainy Day Blues Society hosts an International Blues Challenge Competition, feat. Al Rivers, Blue Moon Society and Rob & The Blueside, 1:30pm-5:30pm, Cozmic Pizza. $3-$6 sug. don., FREE under age 18.

Ludo, The Higher, Eye Alaska, The Graduate, 8pm, WOW Hall. $10 adv., $12 door.

Jeffrey Kahane, piano recital, 3pm, Beall Hall, UO. $16-$33.

Pert Near Sandstone, Hard Driving String Band, 8:30pm, Sam Bond’s. 21+. $5.

Eugene Concert Choir’s “American Celebration” continues. See Friday.

Filming of “LIVE from Eugene Oregon: Volume One” continues. See Friday.

Eugene Noise Fest continues. See Saturday.

Outdoors/recreation GEARs rides: Franklin, 50 miles; Sovern, 35 miles, 9:30am, meet at Alton Baker Park. www.eugene-gears.org

Obsidians hike: Eel Creek, 6 miles. See YMCA board for details/signup.

Theater Rent continues. See Thursday, Nov. 6.



MONDAY, NOVEMBER 10

Sunrise 7:02am; Sunset 4:51pm, Av High 54; Av Low 38, SnarkCast: ABBA-DABBA

Gatherings WOW Hall volunteer orientation, 6:30pm, WOW Hall. FREE.

GEARs Meeting & Bike Swap, 7pm, Vet’s Club, 1626 Willamette. FREE.

music Molasses, noon, Collier House, UO. FREE.

Paddy O’Brien, Dale Russ, Nancy Conescu, 8pm, Cozmic Pizza. $12.

On the air “The Jefferson Exchange” talks w/travel writer & photographer Tim Palmer, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM.



TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 11

Sunrise 7:03am; Sunset 4:50pm, Av High 53; Av Low 38, SnarkCast: HEAT-THROB

Art/visual Sack Lunch Series, feat. Mary Hindman discussing persistence and determination, 12:15pm, Clay Space, 222 Polk. FREE.

Film Tournées French Film Festival: Notre Musique, 7pm, 100 Willamette, UO. FREE.

Gatherings Zonta Club hosts “World Wide Women & Service,” 11am-1pm, Eugene Hilton. RSVP, 345-7836. $15.

Willamette Hardy Plant Group presents Troy D. Susan presenting on uses of bamboo in the garden, 7pm, Agate Hall, UO. $6.

Lecture “Once in a Century: The 2007 Wildflower Bloom in Death Valley,” Mark Akimoff, 7pm, Eugene Garden Club, 1645 High St. 345-9103. FREE.

literary arts Bob Welch reads from Pebble in the Water, 7pm, Browsing Rm., Knight Library, UO. FREE.

Explorations book group: Assasin’s Apprentice by Robin Hobb, 7pm, Barnes & Noble. FREE.

Music Denver Mile High Orchestra w/Ayiesha Woods, 7pm, Lane County Fairgrounds. $15.

Old Crow Medicine Show, 8:30pm, McDonald Theatre. $19 adv., $22 door.

on the air “The Jefferson Exchange” discusses a soldier’s re-entry to the U.S., 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM.

Outdoors/recreation Wetland wander, 9am, meet at Willow Creek Preserve. 683-6494. FREE.

Obsidians hike: Rexius Trail, 4 miles. See YMCA board for details/signup.



WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 12

Sunrise 7:05am; Sunset 4:49pm, Av High 53; Av Low 38, SnarkCast: LEMONY

Benefit Pizza fundraiser w/40 percent of proceeds from sales donated to the School Garden Project, 5pm-8pm, Roaring Rapids Pizza Co., 4006 Franklin Blvd.

film Star Trek film series: “Wolf in the Fold” and “Turnabout Intruder,” 6pm, Willamalane Center, Spfd. FREE.

Heckler’s Movie Night: Bandidas, 7pm, Wandering Goat. FREE.

Gatherings Eugene Symphony Guild previews Mozart’s Jupiter, noon, The Studio, Hult Center. FREE.

Orientation for Women in Transitions program, 10am-12:30pm, LCC. 463-5353. FREE.

Community Conversation pre-sents a Japanese Tea Ceremony with Wakakusa-Kai, 7:30pm, LLC Performance Hall, UO. 346-1977. FREE.

Kids/families Bryan & The Rockin’ Amigos, 6pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE.

lectures Central America Studies: “The Political Economy of Memory: The Oaxaca Uprising,” Gabriela Martinez, noon, 330 Hendricks, UO. FREE.

“Understanding & Navigating Medicare,” 2pm, Downtown Library. FREE.

Art History: “Re-writing the Revolution: The Special Period in the Cuban Imagination,” Tania Triana, 6pm, JSMA, UO. Don.

literary arts Poets Matthew Dickman and Michael McGriff present a symposium, 3pm, EMU, UO. FREE.

Bob Welch discusses Pebble in the Water, 7pm, Festival Hall, 5th & Greenwood, Junction City. FREE.

music Augustana, 8pm, WOW Hall. $14 adv., $15 door.

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

Led Ka’apana/Mike Ka’awa, 7:30pm, The Shedd. 682-5000. $22-$30.

Joe Manis Trio, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. 21+. $5.

Social dance Cajun/Zydeco dance, 6:30pm, World Café. 344-0748. FREE.

On the air “The Jefferson Exchange” discusses end-of-life planning, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM. 

Theater West Moon Street (preview performance), 8pm today & tomorrow, Lord Leebrick Theater, 540 Charnelton. www.lordleebrick.com or 465-1506. $12, $8 reduced.



THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13

Sunrise 7:06am; Sunset 4:48pm, Av High 53; Av Low 38, SnarkCast: PILFERED

Film Cambodian film series: Rice People: Life in the Countryside, 6pm, 110 Willamette, UO. FREE.

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

The Big Lebowski (10 year anniversary party), 6:30pm & 9pm, David Minor Theater, 180 E. 5th. 21+. FREE.

Tournées French Film Festival: Before I Forget, 7pm, 100 Willamette, UO. FREE.

lectures “Save Money with Medicare’s Low Income Subsidy,” 2pm, Downtown Library. FREE.

“Abrupt Climate Change: Assessing its Impact on Forests and Wildfire from the Paleoecological Record,” Dan Gavin, 5pm, Bowerman Center for E-Law, Knight Law Center, UO. FREE.

Science Pub: “The Science of Melody: Motion, Metaphor and Meaning in Music,” Steve Larson, 7pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE.

literary arts Matthew Dickman and Michael McGriff read their poetry, 8pm, Browsing Room, Knight Library, UO. FREE.

music Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers, 7pm, John Henry’s. 21+. $15 adv., $18 door.

Eugene Symphony presents Mozart’s Jupiter, 8pm, Hult Center. 682-5000. $15+.

University Singers & Chamber Choir, 8pm, Beall Hall, UO. $7, $5 stu., sr.

X-Vandals, feat. MC Not4prophet and DJ Johnny Juice, Mic Crenshaw, Syndel, 8pm, Living Learning Center, UO. FREE.

Bassnectar, Beats Antique, Andrew Mataus, 9pm, WOW Hall. $16 adv., $18 door.

Keller Williams w/Moseley, Droll & Sipe, 8pm, McDonald Theatre. $20 adv., $23 door.

Vic Chesnutt, Elf Power, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. 21+. $12.

Andrew Oliver Kora Ensemble, 9:30pm, Cozmic Pizza. $6.

Grrrlz Rock! sessions continues. See Thursday, Nov. 6.

on the air “The Jefferson Exchange” discusses California’s tourist spots, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM. 

Outdoor/recreation Obsidians hikes: LCC Trails, 3 miles; Shasta Loops, 4 miles. See YMCA board for details/signup.

Spiritual Benjamin Crane explains the real dynamics behind current economic, ecological and social issues (video), 7pm, Center for Spiritual Living, 390 Vernal. FREE.

Theater Our Town continues. See Thursday, Nov. 6.

Spokesong continues. See Friday.

West Moon Street (preview perform-ance) continues. See Wednesday.



CORVALLIS EVENTS

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

Thursday, Nov. 6 Internationally-known sculpture artist Ursula von Rydingsvard discusses her art, 6pm reception, 7pm lecture, LaSells Stewart Center, OSU. FREE.

CALYX Glitterati Celebration, 6pm, The Clubhouse in Adair Village, 6097 Ebony Ln. 541-753-9384. $32.

Friday, Nov. 7 “The Magic Barrel: A Reading to Fight Hunger,” feat. John Addiego, Molly Gloss, Ehud Havazelet, w/music by Sideways Portal and The Jeff Mull Band, 7pm, Majestic Theater. $7 sug. don.

The Memory of Water, 8pm today & tomorrow, Corvallis High School Theater. www.willamettestage.org or 541-368-7092. $19, $16 stu., sr.

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

Sunday, Nov. 9 Mary Ann Wallace, medical director of Samaritan Integrative Medicine, speaks, 10:30am, Chintimini Senior Center, 27th & Tyler. Don.

Travel Film Series: Soul of India, 2pm, Russell Tripp Performance Center, LBCC, Albany. 541-917-4531. $7, $6 stu., sr.

Monday, Nov. 10 “Themes in the Humanities: Understanding, Ethics, Language and Culture,” lecture by David S. Luft, 4pm, MU, OSU. FREE.

Tuesday, Nov. 11 Master class with baritone Clayton Brainerd, 7pm, First Christian Church, 6th & Madison. FREE.

Wednesday, Nov. 12 Flu shot clinic, 10am-2pm, Corvallis Senior Center. 766-6959 for appt. $25.

An opening for mixed media by Sarah Grew, 4:30pm, Fairbanks Gallery, OSU. FREE.

“Trees & Forests of America” reading & slideshow by Tim Palmer, noon at 115 Richardson, OSU; 7pm at Grass Roots Books & Music. FREE.

 

ON THE ROAD

Thursday, Nov. 6 W.S. Merwin reads his work, 7:30pm, Newmark Theater, 1111 SW Broadway, PDX. $12-$15.

Guys and Dolls, today through Nov. 15, Portland Center Stage. www.pcs.org

Friday, Nov. 7 Stormy Weather Arts Festival, Nov. 7-9, Cannon Beach. www.cannonbeach.org or 503-436-2623.

Portland Opera present Beethoven’s Fidelio, 7:30pm today, tomorrow and Nov. 13; 2pm Nov. 15, Keller Auditorium, PDX. www.portlandopera.org $20+.

Ozomatli, Chali 2na, 9pm, Crystal Ballroom, PDX. $25.

Subtle, Zach Hill, 9pm, Doug Fir Lounge, PDX. 21+. $13.

Yachats Celtic Music Festival, 7pm today & tomorrow, Yachats Commons. www.yachatscelticmusicfestival.com

Yachats Celtic Festival All-Stars, 9pm, The Landmark, Yachats. FREE.

B.J. Thomas, 8pm, Three Rivers Casino, Florence. 21+. $15-$30.

Last Resort Players’ presents Into the Woods, 7pm today, tomorrow and Nov. 14-15; 2pm Nov. 9 & 16, Florence Events Center. 541-997-1994. $15.

Saturday, Nov. 8 Wine tasting: Thanksgiving wines, 1pm-4pm, The Wine Place, Yachats. FREE.

Eden Brent, 9pm, The Landmark, Yachats. FREE.

Sunday, Nov. 9 Trans-Siberian Orchestra, 3:30pm & 7:30pm, Rose Garden, PDX. $36+.

Oregon Book Awards w/MC John Daniel, 7:30pm, Portland Art Museum. $15.

Crooked Fingers, Port O’Brien, 9pm, Doug Fir Lounge, PDX. 21+. $13.

Thursday, Nov. 13 “Cosmology at the Frontier,” lecture by Brian Greene, 7pm, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, PDX. 503-232-2300.



ATTN: OPPORTUNITIES

Oregon Ballet Foundation hosts a Nutcracker sequel writing contest. info@oregonballetacademy.com or 541-338-7800. Deadline is Nov. 22.