Eugene Weekly : News : 8.16.07

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Playing only one or two shows a year (in their 10 years in existence) of their “spot-on” covers of classic Pink Floyd albums from Animal to The Wall, The Floydian Slips’ nigh-on annual Cuthbert extravaganza makes this a special summer event not to be missed (especially considering the low-cost tickets). Members Ehren Ebbage, Ned Failing, Asher Fulero, Paul Lesinski, Nicole Campbell, Rich Sellars, Al Toribio and Brendan Relaford (most of whom do double duty in other bands) all congregate at The Cuth for a night of psychedelic black-light music, a spectral light show and other hijinx (just, sadly, not a real helicopter; the EPD put the kibosh on that last year). See Saturday Calendar.

The recent box-office success of splatterfest horror flicks like Saw and Hostel has trickled down to the local level and is best embodied by Henry Weintraub’s collection of B-movie shorts, all of which can be viewed at his production company’s website,,or seen at various independent film festivals across the country. Weintraub will debut his latest short horror flick, MindSlime, at DIVA on Saturday, with proceeds funding his first feature film, which is currently in production. As for MindSlime, here’s a quick plot synopsis (from the trailer): A green-glowing Japanese float lands in the forest, and a beefy car mechanic named Walt inspects it and soon finds himself sweating a whole bunch, meeting similarly beefy dudes in the bathroom at John Henry’s (pictured left), barfing up his lunch at John Henry’s, smashing a bottle over the head of a liquor store clerk and taking a huge bite out of the slimy contents of aforementioned Japanese float. Sounds delicious. See Saturday Calendar.

Thanks for the wine, dahling! Now, whatchya got for a palate cleanser? Bread? Chips? Croutons? Garlic?! Garlic!!! Why, I never! Well, if you insist … oohhh, this is good. Now gimme a kiss! And hop in my bike trailer! We’re going to the Lorane Valley Wine & Garlic Festival out at King Estate Winery, where we can sample local wines paired with garlicky foods. (And where we can put our best breath mints to the test.) Is that garlic ice cream, you say? Gimme a creamy mouthful before I go check out The Sugar Beets, Joseph Konty, Flight to Rio Trio or Elizabeth Cable on the main stage. See Saturday and Sunday Calendars.


Sunrise 6:17am; Sunset 8:16pm, Av High 82; Av Low 51

GATHERINGS U.S. Senator Ron Wyden hosts an Iraq Town Hall and community conversation, noon, 182 Lillis, UO. FREE.

Lane County Fair, 11am-10pm today; 11am-11pm tomorrow & Aug. 18; 11am-8pm Aug. 19, Lane County Fairgrounds. www.atthefair.orgor 682-4294. $9, $6 under age 17, FREE under age 5.

Curling demonstration, 1:15pm, Lane County Fairgrounds Ice Center. FREE w/fair admission.

Wine tasting: Reislings, 5pm, WineStyles. $5, FREE members.

E-MUG summer picnic, 5:30pm, Charnel Mulligan Park, 17th & Charnelton. FREE.

A Celebration of Dan Kearney’s Life, 6pm, WOW Hall. FREE.

CPA open forum on “What Does Our Community Want for the W. Broadway Redevelopment?” 7pm, EWEB.

LECTURES “Ultralight Backpacking,” Don Ladigin, 7pm, REI. FREE.

“Working with the Emotions,” Julia Tenzin, Dharma teacher, 7pm, 152 College of Education, UO. $10 sug. don.

LITERARY ARTS Leigh Anne Jasheway-Bryant signs Life is Funny: A Riveting Tale of Comedy, Hairdressing, and Texas Politics, 6pm, UO Bookstore. FREE.

MUSIC The Vipers w/Deb Cleveland, 6:30pm, Amazon Center. FREE.

The Freetones, Basin & Range, 7pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE.

The Charlie Daniels Band, 8pm, Lane County Fair Mainstage. FREE w/fair admission; $15.50 reserved (does not include fair admission).

Tina Malia, 8pm, Fenario Gallery, 881 Willamette. $15 adv., $20 door.

Soulicious, 9pm, Luna. 21+. $5.

The Riffbrokers, Demimonde Slumber Party, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. 21+. $3-$5.

ON THE AIR “The Jefferson Exchange” discusses protecting birds of prey and the varied purposes of zoos w/Dave Siddon, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM.

“New Dimensions” discusses “Rediscover Your Center, Reclaim Your Joy” w/Richard Moss, 6:30pm, KLCC 89.7 FM.

OUTDOORS/RECREATION Drop-in tree climbing session, 4pm-7pm, meet near community garden at Maurie Jacobs Park. Wear closed toe shoes. All climbing & safety equipment provided. 682-5329. $10.

OP Trip: French Pete Creek & Sahalie Falls, hiking & hot springs, 5:30pm pre-trip today; 8am-6pm trip tomorrow, OP Office, EMU, UO. 343-7276. $10 van ride.

THEATER The Sisters Rosensweig, 8pm today, tomorrow and Aug. 18, 23-25; 2pm Aug. 19, Very Little Theatre.$10-$14.



Sunrise 6:18am; Sunset 8:14pm, Av High 82; Av Low 51

DANCE Middle Eastern Dance Guild of Eugene, 9pm, Cozmic Pizza. $5.

FILM ArchaeologyFest Film Series: Journeys Into the Ring of Fire: Peru and Unearthing the Lost Kingdom of Aratta, 7:30pm, DIVA. $6.

GATHERINGS Wine tasting: Oregon’s Cabernet Sauvignons, 3pm-10pm today & tomorrow, Oregon Wine Warehouse. $5.

Wine tasting: French wines 4pm, WineStyles. FREE.

Wine tasting: Hip Chicks tasting, 6:30pm, Midtown Wine Shop. FREE.

KDUK’s Singles Mixer: “Wine Smarts” trivia & social, 6pm, WineStyles. 21+. 434-9463. $10 adv., $15 door.

MUSIC Elliot Oppenheim, trumpet, and Cecile Betzer, piano, 2pm Alpine Springs, 3760 N. Clarey. FREE.

Joanne Brackeen, jazz pianist, 7:30pm, United Lutheran Church, 2230 Washington. 741-6079. $25 adv., $30 door.

Clay Walker, 8pm, Lane County Fair Mainstage. $12.50-$26.50 adv., $15.50-$29.50 dos. (plus Fair admission).

Tony Furtado, 9pm, Luna. 21+. $16.50.

Montag, Lymbyc System, One AM Radio, The Race, 9pm, WOW Hall. $8 adv., $10 door.

Memphis Radio Kings, The Filthiest People Alive, 9:30pm, Sam Bond’s. 21+. $5.

Headpeace Media jump-off show, feat. Marv Ellis & His Imaginary Friends, ME:LT, Copracrecent, Raw-Akshun Break Squad & live painting by Marlis, 9:30pm, Latitude 21. 21+. $7-$10.

ON THE AIR “The Jefferson Exchange” discusses cloning and stem cell controversies w/Ted Peters, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM.

SPIRITUAL Drumming for our Mother Earth, 7:30pm, Priory Farm, 32646 Saginaw Rd., Cottage Grove. 767-0953. Bring percussion & flashlight. FREE.

THEATER The Sisters Rosensweig continues. See Thursday, Aug. 16.



Sunrise 6:19am; Sunset 8:13pm, Av High 82; Av Low 51

COMEDY The Comedy Workout presents “Scared of the Dark” comedy night, 8pm, Diablo’s Downtown Lounge. 21+. $3.

FILM MindSlime by Henry Weintraub, benefit for 531 Productions, 5pm, DIVA. $2.

ArchaeologyFest Film Series: Tibet Tibet, 7:30pm, DIVA. $6.

GATHERINGS Leaburg Festival, benefit for McKenzie River Lions service projects, feat. blueberry pancake breakfast, Smiling Baby Contest, Dog Parade, BBQ, raffles, more, 8:30am-8pm, McKenzie River Baptist Church, Leaburg. 896-3298.

Saturday Market, 10am-5pm, with entertainment from Mark Alaniz, 10am; Sharon Rogers, 11am; Tom Lemmon, noon; Hawaiian Conspiracy, 1pm; Mbira Masters of Zimbabwe, 2pm; Dahman Beck Band, 3:30pm, Park Blocks, 8th & Oak. www.eugenesaturdaymarket.orgFREE.

Lorane Valley Wine & Garlic Festival, feat. local wineries, garlic growers, artisans & crafters, music by The Sugar Beets, The Severin Sisters & more, 11am-6pm today & tomorrow, King Estate MarketPlace. FREE.

Bike ride visiting eco-friendly properties, 11am, meet at 2755 Kincaid. 686-6761. FREE.

Eugene Gluten Intolerance Group anniversary and fundraiser, noon-4pm, Capella Market. FREE ($2 BBQ meal; $1 raffle for bicycle).

“Performing Poetry” clinic for teens, w/Jon Labrousse, 2pm, Downtown Library. FREE.

Vegan potluck, 3pm, 89226 Knight Rd., Veneta. 341-1690. Bring instruments, place settings, beverages.

Emerald City Roller Girls demo competitions, 8:30pm, East Garden Stage, Lane County Fairgrounds. FREE w/fair admission.

Jose Cruz salsa dance, 9pm, Cozmic Pizza. $5.

OWW wine tasting continues. See Friday.

KIDS/FAMILIES Spot the Dog visits, 11am, Barnes & Noble. FREE.

Special guests: The dogs from R.E.A.D., 1pm-4pm, Barnes & Noble. FREE.

Action Night for Boys & Girls, ages 6-12, 5pm-9pm, Gymnastics Northwest. Register, 688-8955. $12, incl. dinner.

“Working the Night Shift at Fall Creek,” 9pm, Cascara Campground amphitheater, Fall Creek State Recreation Area. FREE.

LGBT Rainbow River Womyn gathering, 5pm, Roaring Rapids Pizza Co. FREE.

MUSIC Whiteaker Cocktail Society and Ninkasi Brewing presents the Whiteaker Block Party, feat. Mood Area 52, Dan Jones & the Squids, Los Mex Pistols del Norte, Sam Hahn, Conjugal Visitors, Emerald City Roller Girls and more, 2pm-10pm, W. 3rd between Van Buren and Jackson. FREE.

Wandering Goat music during Block Party: Tom Heinl, noon; Free the Banjo Girl, 2pm, Catorce Ninas, 6pm; Mindless Thugs & Datura Blues, 8pm. FREE.

Summer Jam 2007, feat. Eleven Eyes, Urban Pulse, Electric Soul Improv, pHenomenon Dance Company, The pHormula, The Edge, Macdub, Animal Farm and more, w/free BBQ, 4pm, Washington-Jefferson Underbridge Park. Canned food donation.

Floydian Slips, 8pm, Cuthbert Amphitheatre. 682-5000. $12 adv., $15 door.

The Jerry Zybach Band and The Vipers feat. Deb Cleveland, 7:30pm, Lane County Fair Mainstage. FREE with fair admission.

Unkle Nancy CD release party w/Marv Ellis, Justin Ray, Isak Hall and Heather Nielson, 8pm, WOW Hall. $10.

Dan Jones & the Squids, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. 21+. $5.

Mood du Jour, 9pm, Luna. 21+. $6.

OUTDOORS/RECREATION Obsidians trips: Cottage Grove, bike, 42 miles; Mount Yoran, 9 miles. See YMCA board for details.

North Eugene Fun Run, 5k, 8am, River Road Park.

Community Climb Time at the Columns, 9am-11am, The Columns in Skinner Butte Park. Equipment is provided. $5.

GEARs rides: Winberry Creek Park on Fall Creek Resevoir, 70 miles; Jasper, 40 miles, 8:30am, Alton Baker Park.

THEATER All Shook Up, (extended one night only) 8pm, Actor’s Cabaret. 683-4368. $15, $18 reserved, $34.95 dinner seating.

Free Shakespeare in the Park presents Romeo and Juliet, 6pm today, tomorrow and Aug. 25-26, with 5pm children’s pre-show, Amazon Park. 682-5373. FREE.

The Sisters Rosensweig continues. See Thursday, Aug. 16.

VOLUNTEER Hendricks Park Forest Work Party, 9:30am-1pm, 2200 Summit Ave. Tools & snacks provided.



Sunrise 6:21am; Sunset 8:11pm, Av High 82; Av Low 51

BENEFIT “Save the Pets” adoption Sundays, 10am-3pm, Key Bank, corner of Coburg & Cal Young. FREE ($5 lunch).

GATHERINGS PFLAG annual picnic, 3pm-7pm, University Park, 24th & University. 302-4422. FREE

Lorane Valley Wine & Garlic Festival continues. See Saturday.

LITERARY ARTS Writers’ Fair, feat. Bart King, Linda Swanson-Davies & Joe Blakely offering info and advice on writing children’s books, humor writing & dos and don’ts for submitting short fiction, 1pm-4pm, Downtown Library. 682-5450. FREE.

MUSIC Youth Performance Showcase, feat. Employees of the Month, Koko Lovetet, Mary Ferris, Breakdown Jr., 1pm-7pm, Lane County Fairgrounds. FREE w/fair admission.

Unkle Nancy, 4pm, CD World. FREE.

Sideroads, 4pm, Tsunami Books. FREE (don. accepted).

Accordions Anonymous, 6:30pm, Washburne Park, 20th & Agate. 344-0483. FREE.

Ordinance, 8pm, Cozmic Pizza. $3.

Tonn Nua, 8:30pm, Sam Bond’s. 21+. $5.

OUTDOORS/RECREATION Tai Chi w/Machiko Shirai, 10:30am, Scobert Gardens Park. FREE.

Obsidians trips: Fuji Mountain, 3 miles; South Waldo Lake-Black Meadows, 9.8 miles. See YMCA board for details.

GEARs rides: Ingram Island Loop, 55 miles; Junction City, 25 miles, 8:30am, Alton Baker Park.

THEATER The Sisters Rosensweig continues. See Thursday, Aug. 16.

Romeo and Juliet continues. See Saturday.



Sunrise: 6:22am; Sunset 8:09pm, Av High 82; Av Low 51

GATHERING Presentation on estate planning, 3pm, Campbell Community Center, 155 High. 682-5318. FREE.

ON THE AIR “The Jefferson Exchange” discusses social networking on the web w/Dennis Dunleavy, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM.

SPIRITUAL Christian Science reading group, 1pm Mondays, CS Reading Room, 1135 Willamette. 344-6341. FREE.

Six Sensory Eugene mtg., 6:30pm, Downtown Athletic Club. $5.



Sunrise 6:23am; Sunset 8:08pm, Av High 82; Av Low 51

GATHERING Winemaker’s appetizer & tasting: Cantina del Pino, 5pm, Midtown Bistro. 21+. $20.

MUSIC Richie Furay Band, Chris Hillman, Herb Pedersen, 8pm, WOW Hall. $20 adv., $25 door.

ON THE AIR “The Jefferson Exchange” discusses the caves & geology of southern Oregon w/John Roth, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM.

“Alternative Radio” airs Tariq Ali speaking on “Pirates of the Caribbean: Axis of Hope,” 6:30pm, KLCC 89.7 FM.

OUTDOORS/RECREATION OP Trip: Deschutes River kayaking, 5pm today pre-trip; 7am Aug. 24-26 trip, OP Barn. 346-4372. $50-$80.

SPIRITUAL Christian Science reading group: Misc. Writings by Eddy, 3pm Tuesdays, CS Reading Room, 1135 Willamette. 344-6341. FREE.



Sunrise 6:24am; Sunset 8:06pm, Av High 81; Av Low 50

GATHERINGS OASIS Tutor Program information session, 1pm, OASIS office, Macy’s 2nd floor rotunda, Valley River Center. 342-6611 x2601. FREE.

Coast Fork Willamette Watershed Council tour of Cascade Raptor Center, public is invited, 6pm, Cascades Raptor Center, 32275 Fox Hollow Rd. 767-9717. FREE.

MUSIC Whitton, Dave Berry, Kelly Rudick, Mike Last, 5:30pm, CD World. FREE.

Chamber Music on Campus, 6pm, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, UO. FREE w/museum admission.

The Valley Boys, 6:30pm, Coiner Park, Cottage Grove. FREE.

The CoStars, 7pm, Scobert Park. FREE.

Raina Rose, Johanna Wagner, Melissa Ruth, 7pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE.

The Wayward Sons, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. 21+. $5.

ON THE AIR “The Jefferson Exchange” discusses instructional leadership w/Krista Parent, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM.

OUTDOORS/RECREATION GEARs ride: Upper Camp Creek Rd., 20 miles, 6pm, Alton Baker Park.

Obsidians trip: Mount Pisgah hike & potluck, 6 miles. See YMCA board for details.



Sunrise 6:25am; Sunset 8:04pm, Av High 81; Av Low 50

GATHERINGS UO Museum of Natural & Cultural History volunteer open house, 4pm, 1680 E. 15th Ave. or 346-3116. FREE.

“Cycling 101,” mini clinic, 7pm, REI. FREE.

Wine tasting: Italian wines, 5pm, WineStyles. $5, FREE members.

LITERARY ARTS Reflective Readers book group: Small Island by Andrea Levy, 7pm, Barnes & Noble. FREE.

MUSIC Lee Highway, 6:30pm, Pavilion Park, Coburg. FREE.

Lisa Forkish, 8pm, Cozmic Pizza. $5.

Monsters of the Accordion, feat. Jason Webley & more, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. 21+. $8.

Bedroom Walls, 10pm, Luckey’s. 21+. $3-$5.

ON THE AIR “The Jefferson Exchange” discusses the dramatic maritime history of the Oregon coast w/Dennis Powers, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM.

“New Dimensions” discusses “Becoming a Mystic Outside the Monestary” w/Caroline Myss, 6:30pm, KLCC 89.7 FM.

THEATER The Sisters Rosensweig continues. See Thursday, Aug. 16.



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

THURSDAY, AUG. 16 Herman’s Hermits, 7pm, Monteith Park, Albany. FREE.

The Clumsy Custard Horror Show & Ice Cream Clone Review, 7:30pm today, tomorrow and Aug. 18; 2:30pm Aug. 19, Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd.$10, $8 stu., sr.

FRIDAY, AUG. 17 Weyerhauser Willamette River Festival & BBQ Cook-off, daily today through Aug. 19, Water & Broadalbin Sts., Albany. FREE.

Movies by Moonlight:The Big Trees, 8:30pm, Wyatt’s Eatery parking lot, 1st St., Albany. FREE.

TUESDAY, AUG. 21 Medicare Bus & Health Promotion Fair, 3:30pm-5:30pm, Corvallis Senior Center. 766-6959. FREE.



THURSDAY, AUG. 16 Fountains of Wayne, Sean Nelson & His Mortal Enemies, 8pm, Wonder Ballroom, PDX. $18.

Talib Kweli, DJ Chaps, Common Market, 9pm, Crystal Ballroom, PDX. $25.

FRIDAY, AUG. 17 Old Crow Medicine Show, The Be Good Tanyas, 7pm, Oregon Zoo, Portland.$17.

Richard Foreman Mini-Festival, 8:30pm today & tomorrow, Performance Works Northwest, 4625 SE 67th, PDX. 503-777-1907. $15-$50.

No Quarter, Dirty Sweet, 9pm, Crystal Ballroom, PDX. 21+. $9.23.

Bend Brew Fest, 4pm-11pm today and noon-11pm tomorrow, Les Schwab Amphitheater, Bend. www.bendconcerts.comFREE (tasting cost extra).

The Dead Americans, 9pm, The Landmark, Yachats. FREE.

Celtic Highland Games, music from Molly’s Revenge and Golden Bough, heavy athletics competition, children’s activities, vendors, food, sheepdogs, gathering of the clans and more, today, tomorrow & Aug. 19, Riverbend Park, Winston.

Ignace Jang, Naomi Barron / Britt Orchestra, 8pm, Britt Pavilion, Jacksonville. www.brittfest.orgor (800) 882-7488. $24-$37.

SATURDAY, AUG. 18 Opening of the “Graphic Force, Humanist Vision: Leonard Baskin Works on Paper” exhibit, 10am, Portland Art Museum.

Mandy Moore, Paula Cole, 8pm, Crys-tal Ballroom, PDX. $25 adv., $27 door.

Storm and The Balls, 9pm, Wonder Ballroom, PDX. 21+. $18.

Gravenstein Apple Days, music, pie walk, squash bowling and more, daily today & tomorrow, Rasmussen Farms, Hood River. www.rasmussenfarms.comFREE.

Lighthouse Brewfest, 11am-10pm, McMenamins Lighthouse Brewpub, Lincoln City. FREE (tastings cost extra).

Wine tasting: Piluso Vineyards, 1pm-4pm, The Wine Place, Yachats. FREE.

Vibe Nation, 9pm, The Landmark, Yachats. FREE.

Family Concert: How the Gimquat Found Her Song / Platypus Theatre / Britt Orchestra with guest conductor John McLaughlin Williams, 7:30pm, Britt Pavilion, Jacksonville.$18-$25, kids $8.

SUNDAY, AUG. 19 Vans Warped Tour feat. Bad Religion, Coheed and Cambria, Flogging Molly, Hawthorne Heights, New Found Glory and more, noon, Columbia Meadows, PDX. $31.

Ford Fever Classic Car Show & Drag Races, all day today, Woodburn Drag Strip. FREE.

Open House w/cheese & wine sampling, noon-5pm, Rivers Edge Chevre at Three Ring Farm, 6315 Logsden Rd., off Hwy. 20 btwn. Corvallis & Newport. FREE.

Upground, 2:30pm, Les Schwab Amphitheater, Bend. www.bendconcerts.comor (541) 322-9383. FREE.

David Tiller & Enion Pelta-Tiller, 9pm, The Landmark, Yachats. FREE.

Sarah Chang / Britt Orchestra, 8pm, Britt Pavilion, Jacksonville.$28-$42.

TUESDAY, AUG. 21 Keb’ Mo’, Robert Cray, 7pm, Stewart Park, Roseburg. www.halfshell.orgFREE.



Entries now being accepted for the 4th annual Lane County Photo Contest. Open to professional and amateur photographers. No entry fee. 484-5307. Deadline is Sept. 10.

LEAD seeks volunteers to tutor teens in math, science and technology. Bilingual speakers are welcome. www.leadteen.comor 342-8336.

Oregon City High School class of 1957 will hold their 50th reunion on Sept. 14-15. 503-659-8905.

Oregon Crafted will sell raffle tickets for a 2008 Toyota Prius at various outlets and community celebrations through Oct. 6 to benefit arts outreach and enrichment programs in Oregon. www.oregoncrafted.orgor 687-8353.

Oregon Genealogical Society invites the public to visit their research library at 955 Oak Alley in August. First visit is free and additional visits are $3. Hours are 10am-2pm M-We & F; 10am-4pm Sa.

Corvallis Community Theatre will hold auditions for No Exit by Jean-Paul Sartre on Aug. 27-29 at Majestic Theatre. Needed: two adult men and two adult women.