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Eugene Weekly : Calendar : 11.13.08

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Perhaps the most lauded modern improv jazz trio of our time takes over the McDonald Theatre this week. Medeski, Martin & Wood will play Eugene on this tour cycle that takes them from Seattle to Reno and sees them playing the third (and final) part of their Radiolarian series. This special series — named after a type of single-celled organisms with remarkable exoskeletons — sees the trio getting together for five days to hammer out new material. Then they go on a brief tour to practice the pieces live, after which they cut a record of the new material. Instead of the standard industry practice of write/record/tour, MMW will write/tour/record. Medeski explains, “We’re just trying to keep it honest, keep it true and keep the real purpose of music alive for ourselves and for the people who like to hear us play.” 8 pm Saturday, Nov. 15, McDonald Theatre. $23.50/$25.

No star-studded guest performers at this week’s Eugene Symphony performance — just two star-studded pieces from classical music’s masters at the peaks of their careers. The Symphony (recently voted as one of Eugene’s top three Best Performing Arts Groups) will take on Mozart’s final symphony: Symphony No. 41 in C major, aka the “Jupiter Symphony.” The Jupiter is beloved for its consummate breadth and scope and, by and by, was a nice segue into the French Revolution. Brahms’s final symphonic piece — and what many consider his magnum opus (Symphony No. 4 in E minor) — will conclude the evening. 8 pm Thursday, Nov. 13, Hult Center. $15+.

If you’re a fan of international cinema, then pay attention. This week is going to be burning up with options. Starting on Thursday, check out the Cambodian film Rice People (6 pm 11/13, 110 Willamette, UO, free). For francophones, the Tournées French Film Festival continues this week (7 pm 11/13, 11/18, 11/20, 100 Willamette, UO, free) while the Punto y Raya (dot and line) Film Festival (7 pm 11/16, DIVA, $5-$8) features abstract animations by filmmakers from around the world. And finally, the Festival of New Spanish Cinema kicks off Monday through Sunday (Nov. 17-23), with a special appearance by filmmaker Félix Viscarret introducing his film Bajo las Estrellas (Under the Stars) on Tuesday (6:45 pm 11/18, 115 Lawrence, UO, free).


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

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

Steven Spielberg film series: Polter-geist, 6pm, 180 PLC, UO. FREE.

The Big Lebowski (10 year anniversary party), 6:30pm & 9pm today, tomorrow and Nov. 15-17, David Minor Theater, 180 E. 5th. 21+. FREE.

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

Food/drink Wine tasting: Oregon pinot noirs, 5pm-9pm, WineStyles. $5.

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.

Survival Center presents “The Oil Industry and the Amazon,” Leonardo Cerda, 6pm, Ben Linder Rm., EMU, UO. FREE.

Cascade Mycological Society presents “Flavorful, Fancy and Foul Fungi From Far Flung Places Around the World,” Daniel Winkler, 7pm, Rm. 115, Bld. 16, LCC. 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 w/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 “A New Global Vision,” Benjamin Creme explains the real dynamics behind current economic, ecological and social issues (video), 7pm, Center for Spiritual Living, 390 Vernal. FREE.

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

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

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


Sunrise 7:07am; Sunset 4:47pm, Av High 52; Av Low 38, SnarkCast: FENUGGLE

Arts/visual A reception for work by Rebecca La Mothe, 5pm, WineStyles. FREE.

A reception for “The Art of Cartooning … My Life in Stone Soup,” work by Jan Eliot, 5:30pm, Emerald Art Center, Spfd. FREE.

comedy Pacific Northwest Women’s Comedy Festival, 7pm today & tomorrow, Actors Cabaret of Eugene, 996 Willamette. 683-4368. $25.

films PBS documentary “The Art of Quilting,” 7pm, DIVA. FREE.

The Big Lebowski continues. See Thursday, Nov. 13.

Food/drink Wine tasting: Paschal Winery, 5pm-7pm, WineStyles. FREE.

Wine tasting: Holiday wines, 5pm, The Broadway. FREE.

Gatherings Bus to Salem for Rally to Stop the WOPR, 10am, meet at Growers’ Market, 4th & Willamette. RSVP, stopwopr@gmail.com or 344-6017.

Spa, Pool and Outdoor Living Show, noon-9pm today; 9am-9pm tomorrow and 10am-6pm Nov. 16, Lane County Fairgrounds. FREE.

Green Drinks progressives social, 5pm-7pm, World Café. FREE.

Walk + Bike to School Celebration Party, 6pm, Cesar Chavez School cafeteria. FREE.

West Cascade Peace Corps Assoc. potluck & meeting, w/presentation by new UO Peace Corps recruiter, 6pm, 4430 Pinecrest Dr. Bring dish to share.

Kids/families Dive-in Movie Night: Spiderwick Chronicles, 7:30pm, Echo Hollow Pool. $3.

lectures Art History: “Contested Territory: Architecture and Modernity in Interwar France,” Deborah Hurtt, noon, 159 PLC, UO. FREE.

“The Imperial Presidency: Citizens and the Growth of Executive Power,” Jordan Paust & Marjorie Cohn from the National Lawyers Guild and the Center for Constitutional Rights, 2:30pm-5pm, 175 Knight Law Center, UO. FREE.

Eugene Friends of Jung present “Invitation to Wholeness: The Choreography of Individuation,” Anna Lyons-Roost, 7pm, Sacred Heart Medical Center auditorium. $10.

Literary arts MFA creative writing students read their works-in-progress, 8pm, Tsunami Books. FREE.

music Chamber Music on Campus, 6:30pm, Living/Learning Center, UO. FREE.

Jesse Meade, 8pm, The Loft, 2690 Willamette. FREE.

Bellydance/Gypsy/Folk Extravaganza, feat. Deva Priyo, Gypsy Moon, Fearless Love and Luminessah, 8pm, Cozmic Pizza. $5.

Grrrlz Rock presents Whiskey Spots, Halie Loren, Soulicious, Bajuana Tea, Madame Flod, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. 21+. $6.

The Bridge CD release party, 10pm today & tomorrow, Fenario Gallery. $10.

On the air “The Jefferson Exchange” discusses animal welfare w/LCAS’ Kylie Belachaikovsky, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM.

Social dance Balkan village dance, feat. Kef, 8pm, Agate Hall, 18th & Agate. $5 sug. don.

spiritual Shabbat celebratory & meditative gathering, 5pm, 2935 Onyx. www.minyan.us FREE.

“Eckhart Tolle: The Art of Presence,” 7pm, Inside Edge Program, Center for Spiritual Living, 390 Vernal St. www.InsideEdge-Eugene.org $5-$8.

Theater Antigone, 7:30pm today, tomorrow and Nov. 21-22; 2pm Nov. 16, Sheldon High School. $7, FREE sr.

Astrobot for President, 7pm today, tomorrow and Nov. 16, Centro del Sol, 513 E. Main St., Cottage Grove. $5-$10, $3 under age 18.

Birds, 8pm today, tomorrow and Nov. 20-22, Blue Door Theater, LCC. 463-5761. $10, $8 stu., sr., staff.

Pigs in Love, 8pm today, tomorrow and Nov. 21-22 & 28-29; 2pm Nov. 23, Actors Cabaret of Eugene, 996 Willamette. $12.

Schoolhouse Rock Live, Jr., 7pm today, tomorrow and Nov. 21-22; 2pm Nov. 16 & 23, Pleasant Hill Community Theater, 35575 ephyr Way. www.phct.org or 988-1195. $8, $6 stu., sr., $24 families.

West Moon Street (gala opening w/chocolate, wine, cheeses & appetizers), 8pm, Lord Leebrick Theater, 540 Charnelton. www.lordleebrick.com or 465-1506. $30.

Our Town continues. See Thursday, Nov. 13.

Spokesong continues. See Thursday, Nov. 13.


Sunrise 7:09am; Sunset 4:46pm, Av High 52; Av Low 37, SnarkCast: SHIPSHAPE

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

Benefit Cherry Blossom Musical Arts presents a “Visual Music Dessert Show” fundraiser, feat. an art music vaudeville show, 7pm, Agate Hall, 18th & Agate. $10 sug. don., $5 child.

comedy Pacific Northwest Women’s Comedy Festival continues. See Friday.

film The Big Lebowski continues. See Thursday, Nov. 13.

gatherings Holiday Bazaar, 9am-3pm, Campbell Community Center. FREE.

Saturday Market, 10am-5pm, with entertainment by Chip Cohen, 10am; Mary Ferris, 11am; Laurie McCloskey, noon; Two Easy, 1pm; Kef, 2pm; The Conjugal Visitors, 3:30pm, Park Blocks, 8th & Oak. www.eugenesaturdaymarket.org FREE.

“Intro to the Internet, Part 1” mini-clinic, 10am, Downtown Library. Register, 682-5450. FREE.

AAUW presents a panel discussion on “Breaking Down Barriers,” feat. Cheryl O’Neill, Verna Wise & Eric Vanhouten, 10:30am, Westminster Presbyterian Chuch, 777 Coburg. 344-4134. FREE.

Eugene Tinnitus & Hyperacusis support group meets, 11am, Eugene Hearing & Speech Center, 1500 W. 12th. 485-8521. FREE.

“Farm Worker Issues: Sustainable Agriculture, Food Security and Labor Justice,” community forum, 11:30am, First Christian Church, 1166 Oak St. 503-805-2343. Don.

Special performance in conjunction with “Native American Prison Art” exhibit, 1pm, Red Lodge Gallery, 174 W. Broadway. FREE.

“Modern Quilting” clinics, w/”Free Motion Thread Painting” demo at 1pm; “Quilt, Thread and Fabric Painting” clinic at 3pm, Downtown Library. 682-5450. FREE.

Grrrlz Rock! presents “Women Who Redefine Women’s Work” panel discussion, 7pm, Davis’ Restaurant. FREE.

Spa, Pool and Outdoor Living Show continues. See Friday.

Kids/families “The Magical Moombah! Sea-Going Mr. Big,” 10am morning session; 11:15am play shop (included in ticket price), 1pm afternoon session, The Shedd. $5.

literary arts Maryrose Larkin, David Abel and Eric Matchett read their poetry, 7:30pm, DIVA. $0-$5.

Lgbt The Radical Faeries, network of spiritually-minded queer folk, meet for a coffee-klatsch, 10am, Cozmic Pizza. pippin@planetsong.net FREE.

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

Music Grrrlz Rock! showcase, feat. Dead Americans & Chesapeake Blue, noon-1pm, CD World. FREE.

The Alder St. Quintet, 2pm, Atrium building, 10th & Olive. FREE.

Harmony Roadhouse recital, 3pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE.

Flat Stanley, 5pm, Tsunami Books. Don.

Josh Feinberg, sitar, w/Chaz Hastings, tabla, 7:30pm, Harmony Roadhouse Studios. $10 sliding scale.

Tim McLaughlin/Sean Peterson Duo, 8pm, The Loft, 2690 Willam-ette. FREE.

Annabelle Chvostek, Stephanie Schneiderman, 8pm, Cozmic Pizza. $8.

Medeski, Martin & Wood, 8pm, McDonald Theatre. $23.50 adv., $25 door.

Future Music Oregon, 8pm, 163 Music, UO. $7, $5 stu., sr.

The Sawyer Family CD release party w/The Goddamn Gallows, Scrapyard Swag, 9pm, WOW Hall. $8 adv., $10 door.

Loop Whole, Fortune Cookie, 9:30pm, Sam Bond’s. $5.

The Bridge CD release party continues. See Friday.

Outdoors/recreation Cascadia Wildlands Project leads a hike to Elliot State Forest. RSVP to jlaughlin@cascwild.org or 434-1463. FREE.

GEARs rides: 4 Hill Climb, 35 miles, 9:30am, meet at Paul’s Bicycles on W. 11th. www.eugenegears.org

Social dance Senior barn dance, feat. Country Club Band, 7pm, Petersen Barn Community Center, 870 Berntzen. $2.

spiritual “Songs of the Open Heart,” spiritual concert feat. Reb Matti Ravitz-Brown, 7pm; “Tales of the Hidden Divinity Within,” spiritual storytelling, 9pm, 2935 Onyx. 844-1340. FREE.

Theater West Moon Street, 8pm today and Nov. 20-22, 28-29 and Dec. 4-6; 2pm Nov. 23 & 30, Lord Leebrick Theater, 540 Charnelton. www.lordleebrick.com or 465-1506. $12-$19.

Our Town continues. See Thursday, Nov. 13.

Spokesong continues. See Thurs-day, Nov. 13.

Antigone continues. See Friday.

Birds continues. See Friday.

Schoolhouse Rock Live, Jr. con-tinues. See Friday.

Volunteer Restore riparian area, 9:30am-noon, Maurie Jacobs Park. 484-3939. Bring rain gear, gloves & refreshments. 

Planting party at Bohemia Park, 10am-noon, 10th & Main St., Cottage Grove. Refreshments provided.


Sunrise 7:10am; Sunset 4:45pm, Av High 52; Av Low 37, SnarkCast: SHIMMY

Arts/visual Dr. Sketchy’s figure drawing session, 8pm, The Vintage Restaurant, 837 Lincoln. $5, $3 stu.

Free admission days to UO museums continues. See Saturday.

benefit 25 percent of proceeds from all sales go to Teamwork for Children, 4pm, Mezza Luna Pizzeria and Lago Blue Gelato. 731-1428.

films Punto y Raya (dot and line) Film Festival, experimental animated films, 1pm, DIVA. $5-$8.

Words of Peace video showing of Maharaji, 6pm, EWEB. FREE.

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

The Big Lebowski continues. See Thursday, Nov. 13.

Gatherings Fall Festival of Thanksgiving, feat. music by Chancel Choir, bell choirs, more, 4pm, First Presbyterian Church, 3rd & Adams, Cottage Grove. FREE. 

Spa, Pool and Outdoor Living Show continues. See Friday.

Lecture “Covered Bridges of Lane County & More,” Bill Cockrell, 2pm, Eugene Garden Club, 1645 High St. FREE.

Literary arts Sgt. Don Malarkey & Bob Welch discusss Easy Company Soldier, 2pm, Barnes & Noble. FREE.

Music Artbeat presents Big Band Broadcast, 4pm, Hult Center. $27+.

The Shade Tree Mechanics, 4pm, Tsunami Books. FREE.

Patriot, Antagonizers, Aires & Grace, Pirate Radio, 7:30pm, WOW Hall. $10.

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

Left Coast Sax Quartet, 4pm, First United Methodist Church, 1376 Olive. Don.

Benefit concert for Mukululu Women’s Clinic in Nicaragua, feat. Evan Belize, Ishi & Ilyana, Rich Glauber, Paul Prensky, Carl Faddis, more, 7pm, Sam Bond’s. 21+. $5-$20.

Outdoors/recreation GEARs rides: Lowell, 66 miles; Jasper, 45 miles, 9:30am, meet at Alton Baker Park. www.eugenegears.org

Obsidians hike: Middle Fork, 5.6 miles. See YMCA board for details/signup.

Social dance Coalessence, ecstatic dance, 10:30am, Tango Center, 194 W. Broadway. 343-2246. $5-$10.

Spiritual Special taize’ service, 11am, Unity of the Valley, 39th & Hilyard. Don.

“Cultivating Virtue,” silent meditation, followed by discussion, 6:45pm, Maitreya Ecovillage Strawbale House, 1629 W. Broadway. FREE.

Interfaith chanting w/Netti Garner, 7pm, Unity of the Valley, 39th & Hilyard. 767-0953. Don.

Theater Antigone continues. See Friday.

Birds continues. See Friday.

Schoolhouse Rock Live, Jr. con-tinues. See Friday.


Sunrise 7:11am; Sunset 4:44pm, Av High 51; Av Low 37, SnarkCast: BO-BAMA

films Festival of New Spanish Cinema: Mataharis, 7pm, 115 Lawrence, UO. FREE.

The Big Lebowski continues. See Thursday, Nov. 13.

Gatherings Greenhill Human Society’s foster care program orientation, 5pm, 88530 Green Hill Rd. FREE.

PFLAG general meeting, 6:45pm, First Congregational Church, 1050 E. 23rd. FREE.

Native Plant Society meeting, topic: “Applying Ecological Principles to Prairie Restoration,” 7:30pm, EWEB. 746-9478. FREE.

lectures Architecture: “Beyond the Materiality of Forms,” Jeffrey Deane Lamb, 6pm, 177 Lawrence, UO. FREE.

Amit Goswami reads from God is Not Dead and Creative Evolution, w/music performance by Beta Collide, 7pm, Gerlinger Alumni Lounge, UO. FREE.

“Life, Systems Science, 21st century Issues, Gaia, Community Action & Celebration,” 7pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE.

Literary arts PETA Founder Ingrid E. Newkirk discusses One Can Make a Difference, 7pm, Borders. FREE.

music Gabriel Chodos, piano recital, 8pm, Beall Hall, UO. $10, $8 stu., sr.

Kathleen Edwards, John Doe, 8:30pm, John Henry’s. 21+. $20 adv., $23 door.

On the air “The Jefferson Exchange” discusses the science of quakes and tsunamis, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM.

Outdoor/recreation Walkabout to UO Buildings, 1pm, meet at Campbell Center, 155 High. Register, 682-5318. $2.


Sunrise 7:13am; Sunset 4:43pm, Av High 51; Av Low 37, SnarkCast: JANKSVILLE

Art/visual Sack Lunch Series, feat. Renae Kowitz giving a clinic on high and low fire ceramics, 12:15pm, Clay Space, 222 Polk. FREE.

Films Festival of New Spanish Cinema: Under the Stars, 6:45pm prescreening director reception, 115 Lawrence, UO. FREE.

Steven Wesley Law presents Sink or Swim, 6pm, REI. FREE.

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

Food/drink Blind wine tasting, benefits ShelterCare, 5pm-9pm, WineStyles. $10.

Gatherings UO’s Outdoor Program trip initiator clinic, 5pm today & Nov. 20, EMU & OP Barn, UO. 346-4365. FREE.

Orientation for Women in Transitions program, 5:30pm, LCC. 463-5353. FREE.

“Surviving the Killing Fields: Impacts and Aftermath of the Cambodian Genocide by Genocide Survivor and Panel,” 5:30pm, Mill Int’l Center, EMU, UO. FREE.

Community Conversation panel on “Native Oregon and Indigenous Solidarity Day: Commemorating Culture and Colonialism,” 7:30pm, Many Nations Longhouse, UO. 346-1977. FREE.

Kids/families Jammie storytime, 7pm, Springfield Library. FREE.

literary arts Jan Eliot discusses This Might Not Be Pretty, 7pm, Springfield Library. FREE.

Windfall Reading Series features poets John Witte and Stephanie Lenox, 7pm, Downtown Library. FREE.

Music Gabriel Chodos gives a master class in piano, noon, Beall Hall, UO. FREE.

Lucky Dragons, Pit er Pat, Hecuba, 7pm, DIVA. $5.

The Classic Crime, A Change of Pace, Lower Definition, Artist vs. Poet, 7pm, WOW Hall. $10 adv., $12 door.

Oregon Brass Quintet, 8pm, Beall Hall, UO. $10, $8 stu., sr.

on the air “The Jefferson Exchange” discusses U.S. expatriation, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM.

“Alternative Radio” presents Maude Barlow’s lecture, “Peak Water,” 6:30pm, KLCC 89.7 FM.


Sunrise 7:14am; Sunset 4:42pm, Av High 51; Av Low 37, SnarkCast: BUTTERCUPPY

arts/visual Tools of the Trade Show, feat. demos, discussions, book signings, 10am-6pm today & tomorrow, UO Bookstore. FREE.

films Heckler’s Movie Night: 7 Brides for 7 Brothers, 7pm, Wandering Goat. FREE.

Festival of New Spanish Cinema: Septembers, 7pm, 115 Lawrence, UO. FREE.

Food/drink Doulas Supporting Teens benefit dinner, 7pm, Jo Federigo’s. RSVP, 344-1091. $20 adv., $25 door.

Gatherings Lane County Holiday Bazaar, benefit for McKenzie Montessori Institute, 5:30pm, Bingo at the Bank bldg., 42nd St & Main St., Spfd. FREE.

Coast Fork Willamette Watershed Council’s open house, 6pm-8pm, Cottage Grove Community Center, 700 E. Gibbs. FREE.

Harlow Neighbors Association general meeting, 6:30pm, Science Factory. FREE.

Emotional Freedom Techniques intro class, 7:30pm, EWEB. 521-9953. FREE.

Kids/families Preschool storytime, 3:30pm, Adams Elementary School. FREE.

Kent Christenson, comedian, 6pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE.

Literary arts Classics book group: Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel, 7pm, Barnes & Noble. FREE.

music Chamber presents Eugene Ballet performing Act II of The Nutcracker and the Oregon Tuba Association playing a holiday concert, 6:30pm, Wildish Theater, Spfd. $25, $10 under age 18.

Rainy Day Blues Society members meeting, feat. Soul’D Out, Walker T Ryan & Papa Soul, 6:30pm, Mac’s at the Vet’s Club. 344-8600. FREE.

Oregon Symphonic Band, 8pm, Beall Hall, UO. $7, $5 stu., sr.

Adam Stephens (of Two Gallants), Yeltsin, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. 21+. $7.

Social dance Latin dance clinic w/Linda Staver, 6pm, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, UO. 346-3027. $3.

On the air “The Jefferson Exchange” discusses copyright and trademark laws, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM. 


Sunrise 7:15am; Sunset 4:41pm, Av High 50; Av Low 37, SnarkCast: LEPER’D

Arts/visual An opening for abstract expressionist work by Chang-Ae Song, 5pm, Adell McMillan Gallery, EMU, UO. FREE.

Tools of the Trade Show continues. See Wednesday.

Comedy Cheech & Chong present “Light Up America,” 7:30pm, Hult Center. 682-5000.

Films Seniors in the Movies: In the Valley of Elah, 2:45pm, Campbell Center, 155 High. FREE.

Steven Spielberg film series: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, 6pm, 180 PLC, UO. FREE.

Festival of New Spanish Cinema: Birdsong, 7pm, 175 Lillis, UO. FREE.

Tournées French Film Festival: Henri Langlois: The Phantom of the Cinematheque, 7pm, 100 Willamette, UO. FREE.

Gatherings “Medicare Website Demonstration” clinic, 6pm, Downtown Library. FREE.

“Intro to Snow Camping” clinic, 7pm, REI. FREE.

Friends of Buford Park & Mount Pisgah’s Fall Celebration, feat. keynote address by Martin LeBlanc on “Leave No Child Inside,” 7pm, The Shedd. www.bufordpark.org

UO’s Outdoor Program trip initiator clinic continues. See Tuesday.

Kids/families Art class w/Kim Jarvis, 3:30pm, Springfield Library. Register at Youth Services Desk. FREE.

lecture “Mediating Disasters: From Katrina to Iraq, From 9/11 to the Nightclub Fire,” Francis McGovern, 7pm, 175 Knight Law Center, UO. FREE.

literary arts Book groups for grades 2-3 & 4-6, 4pm, Downtown Library. FREE.

Teen book group: Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz, 4pm, Downtown Library. FREE.

Reflective Readers book group: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie, 7pm, Barnes & Noble. FREE.

Thor Hanson reads from The Impenetrable Forest: My Gorilla Years in Uganda, 7pm, 182 Lillis, UO. FREE.

music Riverside Chamber Symphony presents Mendelssohn & more, 7:30pm, United Lutheran Church, 2230 Washington. $5 sug. don.

Mistah F.A.B., San Quinn, Glasses Malone, 9pm, WOW Hall. $13 adv., $15 door.

Lydia Van Dreel, horn recital, w/guests, 8pm, Beall Hall, UO. $10, $8 stu., sr.

The Daveys, Train Wreck Riders, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. 21+. $5.

Detrick/Swigart Jazz Orchestra, 7pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE.

Grrrlz Rock! sessions continues. See Thursday, Nov. 13.

On the air “New Dimensions” presents “How to Create and Join an Intentional Community” with Diana Leafe Christian, 6:30pm, KLCC 89.7 FM.

Theater West Moon Street, benefit performance for StoveTeam International, w/wine & cheese reception after the show, 8pm, Lord Leebrick Theater. www.lordleebrick.com $35.

Birds continues. See Friday.


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

Thursday, Nov. 13 The Foreigner, 7:30pm today, tomorrow and Nov. 20-22; 2pm Nov. 16, Withycombe Hall, OSU. $5-$12.

Friday, Nov. 14 Bob Ross Open Invitational Nature Photography Show, 7pm, Rm. F-104, LBCC, Albany. FREE.

The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood, 7:30pm today; 1:30pm tomorrow and Nov. 16, Majestic Theater. www.majestic.org or 738-7469. $9, $7 under age 17.

Spiritual Cinema: The Moses Code, 7:30pm, Friends Meeting House, 3311 NW Polk. www.unityofcorvallis.org FREE.

Saturday, Nov. 15 Grand opening celebration & reception for work by Lauren Wingert, noon-5pm, Gateway Gallery, 1233 Main St., Philomath. FREE.

“Rainwater Catchment Systems” clinic w/David Eckert, 7pm, First Alternative Co-op South Store. FREE.

Monday, Nov. 17 OSU Men’s Chorus Festival public concert, 7pm, La Sells Stewart Center, OSU. $5.

Thursday, Nov. 20 “Tropical Wings: Imperialism in the Butterfly Zone,” lecture by William Leach, 4pm, MU, OSU. FREE.


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

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

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

Friday, Nov. 14 Hotel Café Tour, feat. Thao Nguyen, Meiko, Kate Havnevik, Lenka, more, 10pm, Doug Fir Lounge, PDX. 21+. $17.

Mrs. Bob Crachit’s Wild Christmas Binge, 7:30pm today through Dec. 6, Pentacle Theater, Salem. www.pentacletheatre.org  $18.

Paula Poundstone, 7:30pm, Elsinore Theater, Salem. $27.50.

Kevin Selfe & The Tornadoes, 9pm, The Landmark, Yachats. FREE.

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

Saturday, Nov. 15 Newport Symphony Orchestra presents “Worlds Old and New,” 7:30pm, Newport Performing Arts Center. 265-ARTS. $10-$32.

Wine tasting: Monk’s Gate Winery, 1pm-4pm, The Wine Place, Yachats. FREE.

The Summer Underground, 9pm, The Landmark, Yachats. FREE.

Sunday, Nov. 16 Mississippi West Fest 2008, feat. Piano Throwers, Casey Neill, Anne Weiss, more, 3pm-9pm, Village Ballroom, 700 NE Dekum, PDX. $15-$25.

Mark Hummel’s Harmonica Blow Out w/Lee Oskar & Magic Dick, 8pm, Aladdin Theater, PDX. $24.

Nick Jaina Band, Tu Fawning, Blind Pilot, 9pm, Doug Fir Lounge, PDX. 21+. $10.

Thursday, Nov. 20 Annie Liebovitz speaks, 7:30pm, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, PDX. $10-$26.

Of Montreal, HEALTH, 9pm, Roseland Theater, PDX. $20.


Very Little Theatre will hold auditions for A Little Night Music at noon Saturday, Nov. 22, and 1pm Sunday, Nov. 23. Roles available for 11 women, ages 15-60, and seven men, 18-55. www.thevlt.com or 686-1177.

BRING Recycling is accepting rigid plastic campaign sings for recycling now through Nov. 22 at the Glenwood Central Receiving Station, 3100 E. 17th Ave. Staples, tape, metal or wood posts must be removed. 746-3023.

Volunteer Tutor Program at LCC is seeking literacy tutors for adults. Free 12-hour training is provided on Jan. 7, 14 and 21. www.lanecc.edu/volunteertutor or 463-5919.

Maude Kerns Art Center invites Oregon artists to submit to the biennal Oregon Made for Interiors exhibit. www.mkartcenter.org or 345-1571. Deadline is April 10.