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music: What do you get when you add up the Eugene Concert Choir and Vocal Arts Ensemble plus the Oregon Mozart Players and more? A beautiful collaboration of a bunch of musicians, including 180 voices spilling over in celebration of Hector Berlioz's romantic extravaganza, Requiem, at the Hult. See music story and Saturday calendar.

music: Put your dancing shoes on 'cause you won't sit down when sizzling Latin dance band Cubanismo! comes to town. The hot 11-piece led by famed trumpeteer Jesus Alemany performs Latin grooves, traditional rumba, cha-cha and son for extra spice at the EMU. See music story and Sunday calendar.

performance: Take some of the hottest, most innovative artists in music, song, video, writing and drama, mix them all up and voila! It's the Creative Material Group, which will present three works in progress: "Faust/Faustus in Deptford," a video by Leon Johnson; "reMEMBERING WILDE" the premiere of a new intermedia work composed by Jeffrey Stolet and sung by Matthew Woodburn; and CMG's newest project, "St. Joseph's Book of Acts? A Prologue," written by Portland-based poet David Abel with video by Justin Novak, music by Joey Bargsten and performances by Leon Johnson and John Schmor. The evening's presentation is at the Lord Leebrick Theaaatre and will last approximately one hour, with a post-show discussion inviting audience participation. See Wednesday.



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Thursday, April 25
Sunrise 6:14 am; Sunset 8:09 pm
Av High 62 Av Low 41

ARTS/VISUAL Metalsmithing by Maru Almedia and photos by Tera Gambill and Samantha Stengel-Goetz, 10 am to 4 pm through April 26, LaVerne Krause Gallery, UO. FREE.

CONFERENCE InterSEXions 2002 continues. "Queer Men's Access to Health Care," with Jon Davies, 6 pm, Owyhee Rm., EMU. FREE.

Ellis plays at Mother Kali's Books. See Monday.
FILM International Film Series: Tamil Week, Thursday, 7 pm, Pacific Hall Room 122, UO. FREE.

City of Lost Children, 7 pm, 180 PLC, UO. FREE.

GATHERING "Supporting the Changing Needs of an Aging Parent" support group, 7 pm today and 4th Thursday of each month, Campbell Senior Center. FREE.

KIDSTUFF "Archaeological Illustration" 10-week middle-school class, 4 to 5:30 pm, Studio A, Amazon Arts Center. $15 includes supplies.

LECTURES "Protecting the Environment is Good For Business" with Thomas Michael Power, Professor and Chair, Dept. of Economics, Univ. of Montana, 7 pm, Fir Rm., EMU. FREE.

Dr. Steven Greer, Founder of the Center for the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, discusses energy of the future, 7 pm, Eugene Hilton. $5.

"Access to Technology for Students with Disabilities: Past, Present, and Future" with Norman Coombs, 1 pm, Knight Library, UO.

"American Jews at the Beginning of the 1900s: Facing a New Century a Century Ago" with Pamela Nadell, Professor, Judaic Studies, American University, 7:30 pm, Gerlinger Hall, UO. FREE.

James Hollis speaks on his book Under Saturn's Shadow for Eugene Friends of Jung, 7-9 pm, rm. 110, UO Law School Bldg. $5 mem., $8 gen.

LITERARY ARTS "Blue Collar Poetry." Clem Starck reads from China Basin and Joe Millar reads from Overtime. 7 pm, UO Bookstore. FREE.

MEETING Head injury support group, 4:30 pm, Clinical Services Bldg., UO. FREE.

MUSIC Medeski, Martin and Wood, 9 pm, McDonald Theater. $20.

Songspinners choral group, 12:15 pm, Hult Center Lobby. FREE.

Casey Neill Band, 9 pm, Sam Bond's. $5.

ON THE AIR New Dimensions presents "The Monticello Dialogues, Part 2: A Revolution in Thinking," 6:30 pm, KLCC, 89.7 FM.

"Arts Encore" features Arts replay, 9 pm, CTV-97.

"Arts Journal" features the Artwalk, 6 pm, CTV-97. Re-airs 9 pm, April 27.

PERFORMANCE Alessandra Belloni presents "Rhythm is the Cure," 7 pm, International Lounge, EMU, UO. $10, $5 student.

PRESENTATIONS Spring Interpretive Series Bird Identification Clinic, with Dan Gleason, 7:30 pm, UO Outdoor Program. Pre-reg. 346-4365. Field bird-watching Sunday April 28, 7 am, The Barn. $2 transportation fee.

"Eat Right for Your Blood Type" with Steve Shapiro, 1:30 pm, Willamalane Senior Center. $1.

Preconception planning seminar, 7 to 9 pm, Women's Care. FREE.

THEATER Brigadoon, 7:30 pm today through April 27 and May 2-4, Sheldon High School Theater. $8.

Steel Magnolias, 7:30 pm tonight, at 8 pm tomorrow and April 27, and at 2 pm April 28, Soreng, Hult. $15-$30.

As You Like It, 8 pm tonight, tomorrow and April 27, Lord Leebrick Theatre. $12 TH, SU, $16 F-SA, $8 stu. tickets every Thursday.

Tongue of a Bird, 7:30 pm tonight, tomorrow and April 27, South Eugene HS. $5, $4 students.

Fiddler on the Roof, tonight, tomorrow, and April 27, 8 pm, Cottage Theatre, Cottage Grove. $14.

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Friday, April 26:
Sunrise 6:12 am; Sunset 8:10 pm
Av High 63; Av Low 41
Moon enters Scorpio 9:15 am
Full moon 8 pm

ARTS/VISUAL Gallery talk with Tom Gerald, 7 pm, Provenance Art Grotto. FREE.

BENEFITS Community dinner benefits St. Vincent De Paul's programs for homeless and needy children in Lane County, 7 pm, St. Paul's Parish Center. Adults only, reservations required. Donation req.

Arc of Oregon's annual conference with keynote speaker David Pitonyak today and Saturday, workshops at 2 pm today and 11 am Sat., awards ceremony Sat. at 7 pm, at the Hilton, 343-5256. Members $60, non-members $90.

COMEDY Absolute Improv, 11:15 pm, Lord Leebrick Theatre. $4.

ComedySportz with the Belt Line Suspenders vs. Springfield of Dreams, tonight and tomorrow, 7:30 pm, Rumba Room. $8, $6 w/can of food for FOOD for Lane County.

CONFERENCE InterSEXions 2002 continues with Celebration of Queer Shabbat at 5 pm, followed by Disposable Boy Toys dance troupe at 7 pm, Walnut Room, EMU, UO. FREE.

Lama Tsing Tsang speaks at Yoga West. See Sunday.
DANCE Oregon Ballroom Dance, 7:30-11:30 pm, Gerlinger Hall, UO. $5, $4 students.

FILM Eat Drink Man Woman, Foreign Comedy Film Festival, 7 pm, International Lounge, EMU, UO. FREE.

"Underground Zero: Filmmakers Respond to 9/11" 30 short indy films, 7:30 pm, My House. 344-4066. $3-$5 ss.

FORUM Pacifica Forum presents "War Resistance in San Francisco" report on April 20 anti-war demonstrations, 11:45 am to 1:15 pm, Wesley Center. FREE.

City Club of Eugene presents City Council Candidate Forum, 11:50 am, Eugene Hilton. FREE.

MUSIC Abakadubi, 9:30 pm, Sam Bond's. $5.

Murdaholics, Sik9, YOB, Capgun Suicide, Max 447, 9:30 pm, John Henry's. $3.

Syrius Jones, 9:30 pm, Wild Duck. $7.

Prodd, Ordinary K, Northwest Royale, Half Rack, 8:30 pm, WOW Hall. $7.

Crodasan Jazz Trio, 4 pm, Eugene Wine Cellars. FREE.

PERFORMANCE Obo Addy and Okropong perform music and dance of Ghana, 8 pm, Beall Concert Hall, UO. $10, $8 sr/student.

PRESENTATION Obo Addy and Okropong, lecture/demo of music and dance of Ghana, 2 pm, Dougherty Dance Theatre, Gerlinger Annex, UO. FREE.

SPIRITUAL Interfaith Open Door Service, noon, First United Methodist Church. FREE.

THEATER The Beauty Queen of Leenane, tonight, tomorrow and May 3, 4, 10, 11, 24, 25, 8 pm, Actors Cabaret Annex. 683-4368. Prices vary.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, 8 pm tonight and tomorrow, Actors Cabaret. $17 adv, $22 dos.

The Crucible, 8 pm tonight and tomorrow, May 3, 4, and 2 pm April 28, Lane Performance Hall, LCC. $10, $8 sr/student.

The Adding Machine, 8 pm, tonight and tomorrow, Robinson Theatre, UO. $12, $9 sr, UO faculty/staff, non-UO students, $5 UO students.

Tongue of a Bird continues. See Thursday, April 25.

As You Like It continues. See Thursday, April 25.

Steel Magnolias continues. See Thursday, April 25.

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Saturday, April 27:
Sunrise 6:10 am; Sunset 8:11 pm
Av High 63; Av Low 42
Moon enters Leo 5:21 am

ARTS/VISUAL Show and sale of artwork from the estate of Elton Bennett, 10 am to 6 pm today and tomorrow, Eugene Hilton.

BENEFITS "Spring Fling" fundraiser for Birth to Three includes auctions, supper and dancing, 6:30 pm to 10 pm, Eugene Hilton. 484-5316. $35.

March of Dimes WalkAmerica 10K walk, 8 am check-in, Alton Baker Park. 686-2170.

Arc of Oregon conference continues. See Friday.

Spring Plant and Rummage Sale benefits Patterson Preschool, 9 am to 3 pm, Patterson School Cafeteria. 302-6535.

COMEDY ComedySportz continues. See Friday, 4/26.

DANCE Contra dance, called by Nan Evans, live music by George Penk & Friends, 7:30 pm workshop, 8 pm dance, Kelly School. $6.

DEMONSTRATION City of Eugene sponsors compost demonstration, 10 to 11:30 am, Grass Roots Garden behind St. Thomas Episcopal Church. FREE.

GATHERING Saturday Market 33rd features handmade local crafts, food, entertainment and more, every Saturday, 10 am-5 pm, at the park blocks, 8th and Oak through mid-November. Michael Schaller plays at 10 am, Joe Ross at 11 am, The Nettles at noon, Zephyr at 1 pm, David Bowers at 2 pm, and Peter Wilde & Friends at 3 pm. FREE.

KIDSTUFF Kindergarten class open house, 10 am to noon, Little French School.

Spanish/English storytime for kids ages 4-8 with Doris Baker, 11 am, Mother Kali's. FREE.

"Crazy For Broadway" workshop for children grades 1-5 with parent, 10 to 11 am, OFAM. $5.

Rich Glauber and Walker T. Ryan, 11 am, Tsunami Books. $3-$6 ss.

LECTURE Loren Cameron speaks at InterSEXions 2002 Conference, 8 pm, Room 100, Willamette Hall, UO. FREE.

LITERARY ARTS Young Writers Assn. Glitterary Festival, 10 am to 4 pm and 7-8:30 pm, Amazon Community Arts Center. $10, $15 families all day, $5, $10 families evening only.

William L. Sullivan signs books, 1 pm to 3 pm, REI. FREE.

Celebration of Local Women's Poetry with Dorianne Laux and open mic for women poets, 5 pm, Tsunami Books. FREE.

MUSIC Eugene Concert Choir and Eugene Vocal Arts Ensemble perform the Berlioz Requiem, 8 pm, Silva Concert Hall, Hult Center. $12-$24, $9-$21 sr/student.

Foggy Valley Boys, Fiddlin' Sue Band, 9:30 pm, Sam Bond's. $3-$5.

Tympanic, Alpha Charlie, Basic Assumption, 9:30 pm, John Henry's. $4.

The Vipers featuring Eagle Park Slim, 9:30 pm, Wild Duck. $8.

Martin Sexton with Chris Trapper, 8:30 pm, WOW Hall. $15 adv, $17 dos.

"Let It Reign" hip-hop show, 8:30 pm, EMU Ballroom, UO. $4, $3 students adv., $5 dos.

Classical guitarist Peter Thomas plays music of Renaissance and Baroque masters of the lute, 7:30 pm, Newman Center. $5.

Los Montunos salsa band, 10 pm, Rumba Room. $10.

Turkish Aksent, 8:30 pm, Fool's Paradise. FREE.

ON THE AIR Arts Journal features local art galleries, 9 pm, CTV 22.


GEARS rides 43 miles, Bottom Loop and McKenzie View (long), 9 am, Alton Baker Park. FREE.

Volkssport Club sponsors walk (6.8 or 3.1 miles) and bike ride (15 miles) along Amazon Creek bike path to W. Eugene Wetlands, start time 8 am to 1 pm at Albertsons on 18th/Chambers, finish 4 pm. 726-7169. FREE.

Oregon Invitational track meet, time TBA, Hayward Field, UO.

Early Bird Walk, 8-10 am, Mt. Pisgah Arboretum. Meet at Visitor Center. $3 sugg. don.

Wildflower Walk, 10 am to noon, Mt. Pisgah Arboretum. Meet at Visitor Center. $3 sugg. don.

PERFORMANCES International Dance Day featuring HADIA and Middle Eastern Dance Guild of Eugene, 7:30 pm, Agate Hall, UO. $12.

"Born and Raised" UO annual Hawaiian lu'au, traditional food, dance, and music, dinner 5:30 pm, show 6:30 pm, concert with Ho'onu'a 9 pm, MacArthur Court, UO. $20, $18 UO student, concert only $10.

Multi-cultural Storytelling Festival and Concert with Elizabeth Ellis, Derek Burrows, and Paula Martín, 7:30 pm, Very Little Theatre. $8, $20 family of 4.

PRESENTATION Local Road Trip Adventures mini-clinics, 11 am to 4 pm, REI. FREE.

SCIENCE Natural History Discovery Day, 13th annual family event, demonstrations, prizes, refreshments, noon to 4 pm, Museum of Natural History. $3, $6 families.

"Sky Magic," 11 am to 5 pm, today and tomorrow, The Science Factory. n/c with admission to "The Sound of Science" exhibit.

THEATER Gravity is Winning, by Encore Theatre, 7:30 pm, Roosevelt Middle School. $5-$10 sugg. don., child n/c.

The Adding Machine continues. See Friday.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum continues. See Friday.

As You Like It continues. See Thursday, April 25.

Steel Magnolias continues. See Thursday, April 25.

The Crucible continues. See Friday.

Tongue of a Bird continues. See Friday.

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Sunday, April 28:
Sunrise 6:09 am; Sunset 8:12 pm
Av High 63; Av Low 42
Moon enters Sagittarius 10:13 am

ARTS/VISUAL Show and sale of artwork from the estate of Elton Bennett. See Saturday.

KIDSTUFF Impact! Family Fun Film Festival presents Star Wars Trilogy: Star Wars at 1 pm, The Empire Strikes Back at 2:20 pm, Return of the Jedi at 5:45 pm, $9 adv, $10 dos, $7 2nd 2 films, $4 last film only.

LECTURE "Financial Security Is Your Divine Right" with Pamela DeBolt, sponsored by Christian Science churches, 2 pm, Willamalane Senior Center. FREE.

LITERARY ARTS Readings by Terry Tempest Williams, Scott Russell Sanders, William Kittredge, Ann Zwinger, Annick Smith, John Daniel in honor of Barry Lopez, Lopez joins panel discussion after readings, 3-5 pm, room 180 PLC, UO. FREE.

Ellae Elinwood signs books, 2 pm, Barnes & Noble. FREE.

Terry Tempest Williams and others read at UO. See Sunday.
MUSIC University Symphony performs Dvorak and Shostakovich, 3 pm, Beall Concert Hall, UO. $5, $3 sr/student.

Latin dance band Cubanismo with Jesus Alemany 7:30 pm, EMU Ballroom, UO. $18.50, high school and under half price.

Blue Skies Big Band with The Jewel Tones, 6:30-8:30 pm, Eugene Hilton. $6.

The Grand Letdown, Slipping Glimpser, Stark Raving Naked, The Hundred Acre Wood, Mosaic, 9:30 pm, John Henry's. $3.

"Three Rivers Showcase," 10 am, The Bagel Bakery. FREE.

ON THE AIR Critical Mass with Alan Siporin on "Register-Guard Labor Struggles," noon, KLCC 89.7 FM.

OUTDOORS/RECREATION Visit and hike at North Winberry tree sit, bring good gear & lunch, carpools from 454 Willamette at 10 am. 684-8977. FREE.

GEARS rides 65 miles, Monroe via Coon Road, 9 am, Alton Baker Park. FREE.

Spring Interpretive Series Bird Identification Clinic with Dan Gleason. Pre-reg. 346-4365. Field bird-watching 7 am, The Barn. $2 transportation fee.

Wildflower tour, 11 am, garden tour, 1 pm, Hendrick's Park. FREE.

21 & under 8-Ball pool tournament, 2 pm, Moose's Pool Hall. $7.

SCIENCE "Sky Magic" continues. See Saturday.

SPIRITUAL Tibetan Buddhist Venerable Lama Tsang Tsing speaks on "The Six Bardos in Life and Death," 3-6 pm, Yoga West. 485-3961. $20.

THEATER Encore Theatre, Young Women's Theatre Collective, and Drinking Gourd Elementary School together for finale of "Creating Connections: International Women's Day Series," 7 pm, EMU Fir Room, UO. FREE.

As You Like It continues. See Thursday, April 25.

The Adding Machine continues. See Thursday, April 25.

Steel Magnolias continues. See Thursday, April 25.

WORKSHOP Way of the Tao Drum, 5-9 pm, Foolscap Books. Donation req.

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Monday, April 29:
Sunrise 6:07 am; Sunset 8:14 pm
Av High 63; Av Low 42

ARTS/VISUAL Paintings by Mika Holtzinger, visual design by Naomi Kasumi, fibers by Robin Seloover, LaVerne Krause Gallery, UO. Reception 5-7 pm today. FREE.

LCC Juried Student Art Exhibition opens today, 8 am to 5 pm, through May 17, LCC Art Department. FREE.

James Hollis speaks at UO. See Thursday, April 25.
LECTURES "The Feminine Principle in Hindu Religion" with Dr. Brinda Rao, 7 pm, Knight Library, UO.

"Bringing the Biosphere Home: Learning to Perceive Global Environmental Change" with Mitchell Thomashow, 4 pm, Pacific Hall Room 16, UO. FREE.

MUSIC Oregon Brass Quintet performs music by Sampson, Ewald, Bach, others, 8 pm, Beall Concert Hall, UO. $7, $4 sr/student.

Ellis, 7 pm, Mother Kali's Books. FREE.

Brian Patrick, 9 pm, Sam Bond's. FREE.

Anticon Tour features Sole, Passage, Restiform Bodies, Kevin Blechdom, 9:30 pm, WOW Hall. $10.

Blasphemous Abnormality, Idiot Savants, Mortal Affliction, Dodge Ball Victims, Lethal Troutabout Warriors, 9:30 pm, John Henry's. $3.

ON THE AIR City Club with Eugene City Council Candidate Forum, 6:30-7:30 pm, KLCC 89.7 FM.

PRESENTATIONS Dane Tornell shows slide/video of his recent trip to Nepal and Everst Base Camp, 7 pm, CRUX Rock Gym. FREE.

Adventure Travel/Study Abroad with Pacific Challenge, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, 7 pm, Owyhee River Room, EMU, UO. FREE.

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Tuesday, April 30:
Sunrise 6:06 am; Sunset 8:15 pm
Av High 64; Av Low 42
Moon enters Capricorn 2:03 pm

FILM International Film Series: The Handmaid's Tale, 7 pm, Pacific Hall Room 122, UO. FREE.

FORUM "School Choice" panel with Oregon educators and staff from Oregon Dept. of Education, 7 pm, Eugene Hilton.

KIDSTUFF Open house with staff, classroom observations begins at 7:30 today and 11:45 Thursday, Adams & Hillside Elementary schools. 687-3475. FREE.

LECTURE "The Bible as Literature," 7 pm, Wesley United Methodist Church. FREE.

MUSIC Encore Strings and Cadet Orchestra Spring Concert, 7:30 PM, Churchill High School. $7, $5 students middle school thru college, $15 family (2 adults + 2 students), child under middle school n/c.

Jaka, 10 pm, Taylor's. $5.

Willie K. and Tinh, 8:30 pm, WOW Hall. $18 adv, $20 dos.

Cocain Unicorn, Chevron, The Shutters, Pellet Gun, Concubot, 9:30 pm, John Henry's. $3.

Bluegrass jam, 9 pm, Sam Bond's. FREE.

ON THE AIR Alternative Radio features "Natural Capital" with Paul Hawken, 6:30 pm, KLCC, 89.7 FM.

Arts Encore features Arts replay, 6 pm, CTV Ch. 22.

OUTDOORS/RECREATION Pool kayak sessions, 7:30 pm, Gerlinger Pool, UO. $5, $5 kayak rental, $3 UO stu., Co-op members.

Ducks softball vs Hawaii, 2 pm, UO. $4, $3 sr/ch, $10 family of four.

21 & under 9-Ball pool tournament, 7:30 pm, Moose's Pool Hall. $7.

PRESENTATIONS "Titiri-Tatara" puppet making workshop, 3:30 pm, and puppet show, 5 pm, Eugene Public Library. FREE.

"Starry Wisdom of FayAerrí: Intro to Primordial Wisdom Tradition," 7-9 pm, Foolscap Books. FREE.

Emerald Photographic Society sponsors onsite tour of state-of-the-art digital services and equipment, 7 pm, Evergreen Film Service. FREE.

Adventure Travel/Study Abroad with Pacific Challenge, Australia & New Zealand, 7 pm, Ben Linder Room, EMU, UO. FREE.

THEATER The Vagina Monologues, today through May 5, TU-SA 8 pm, SU 7 pm, matinees SA-SU 2 pm, in the Hult's Soreng Theater. $35-$40.

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Wednesday, May 1:
Sunrise 6:05 am; Sunset 8:16 pm
Av High 64; Av Low 42

EXHIBIT "Wish You Were Here: The Postcard Show" museum collection of postcards, W-F 10 am to 4 pm, SA noon to 4 pm, Lane County Historical Museum. $2, $1 sr, child 3-17 75¢.

GATHERING Third Annual May Day Rally sponsored by Teamsters Local 206 and Eugene Newspaper Guild, 5:30 pm, outside Register-Guard building. FREE.

Multicultural storyteller Paula Martin is at the Very Little Theatre. See Monday.
LECTURE "Creating a Non-Drug Psychiatric Residential Alternative in Eugene" with Chuck Areford, 5:30 pm, Support Coalition International. 345-9106. FREE.

"Lymphedema and the Benefits of Therapy to Keep It under Control" with Charles 'Lauri' Davis, 7 pm, Hopeline. FREE.

MUSIC Oregon Wind Ensemble, 8 pm, Beall Concert Hall. $5, $3 student.

Cracker, 9 pm, Wild Duck. $13 adv, $15 dos. All ages.

The Beta Band, 9 pm, WOW Hall. $15 adv, $16 dos.

Northwest Royale, Blockhead, Activator, Hot for Chocolate, Naysayers, 9:30 pm, John Henry's. $3.

OUTDOORS/RECREATION GEARS rides a Show 'n Go. 10 am, Alton Baker Park. FREE.

GEARS first Wednesday night ride, 20 miles, Fox Hollow-Lorane-Bailey Hill, 6 pm, Alton Baker Park. FREE.

PERFORMANCE Faust/Faustus in Deptford, reMEMBERING WILDE, St. Joseph's Book of Acts, works in progress by Creative Material Group with post-show discussion, 8 pm, Lord Leebrick Theatre. $5-$10 ss.

PRESENTATIONS "Argument for Building a Small House" with Charles Gray and NW EcoBuilding Guild, 7 pm, McNeil-Riley House. 342-8461. FREE.

"Women, Low-wage Work, and the Living Wage Movement" with local women labor unionists, 7 pm, Mother Kali's Books. FREE.

SPIRITUAL Healing meditation service with Louis Carosio, 7 pm, Spiritual Growth Center. 343-7990. don.

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Thursday, May 2:
Sunrise 6:03 am; Sunset 8:17 pm
Av High 64 Av Low 42
Moon enters Aquarius 9:43 pm

COMEDY The Comedy Workout, 8 pm, Actor's Cabaret. 683-1674. $7.

FILM Salt of the Earth, 7 pm, 180 PLC, UO. FREE.

LECTURE "Technology, Terrorism, and Privacy: Can the 'Right to Know' Survive the Internet?" with Tim Gleason, Dean of UO School of Journalism, 4:30 pm, Knight Library, UO. FREE.

"Is There Life on Mars&or Anywhere Else?" with Don Brown, 1:30 pm and 7 pm, Willamalane Senior Center. FREE.

KIDSTUFF Open house at Adams & Hillside Elementary schools. See Tuesday. FREE.

LITERARY ARTS Jessica Morrell explores essential structure of all fiction writing, 7 pm, Hilyard Street Community Center. $5.

MUSIC "Poetry in Song" features art songs by UO vocal majors and pianists, 7:30 pm, Beall Concert Hall, UO. FREE.

Bill Frisell & Greg Leisz, 9:30 pm, WOW Hall. $18 adv, $20 dos.

Zuegmatic, Spigot, 9 pm, Sam Bond's. $3-$5 ss.

ON THE AIR New Dimensions features "The Soul of America" with Jacob Needleman, 6:30 pm, KLCC 89.7 FM.

Arts Encore features Arts replay, 9 pm, CTV Ch. 22.

Arts Journal features SHOcase performance, 6 pm, CTV Ch. 22.

PERFORMANCE Eugene Ballet, 12:15 pm, Hult Center Lobby. FREE.

PRESENTATION David Barsamian speaks on "The Decline and Fall of Public Broadcasting," with discussion afterwards, 7 pm, First United Methodist Church. $5-$15 ss, benefits Friends of Public Broadcasting, Eugene Media Action, Institute for Public Accuracy.

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Corvallis Events

APRIL 25 Barry Lopez reads and discusses "Literature and Nature," 8 pm, LaSells Stewart Center, OSU. FREE.

Valerie Miner for Visiting Writers Series, 4 pm, Memorial Union, Room 206, OSU. FREE.

"Facing the Music: Rock Culture and the Question of Sixties Exceptionalism" with Alice Echols, 4 pm, Women's Center, OSU. FREE.

Parkinson's Support Group, 2 pm, Corvallis Senior Center. FREE.

"The Bab," Evolution of Human Spirituality lecture, 7 pm, LaSells Stewart Center, OSU. FREE.

Atila & Dave Project, 9 pm, Fox & Firkin. $3.

Flow Motion, 9:30 pm, Squirrels Tavern. $3.

APRIL 26 Janine Oshiro, Jennifer Richter, Dianne Williams Stepp read poetry, 7 pm, Corvallis-Benton Co. Public Library. FREE.

Cinderella, today and tomorrow, 7 pm, April 28, 2 pm, Ashbrook Independent School. $7.

John Shipe, 9 pm, Fox & Firkin. $3.

APRIL 27 Saturday Farmers' Market on the river at 2nd and B streets, 9 am to 1 pm. FREE.

International Students of OSU Spring Festival, 1-5 pm, Memorial Union Quad, OSU. FREE.

Blues Showcase, 6 pm, AJ's. FREE.

The Brazilians, 8:30 pm, Fox & Firkin. $3.

MAY 1 Wednesday Farmers' Market, 8 am to 1 pm, Benton County Fairgrounds. 541-752-1510. FREE.

HOUR vegetarian potluck and general meeting, 6 pm, Corvallis Public Library. FREE.

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

Robert Bradley's Blackwater Surprise, April 27, Alladin Theatre, Portland.
APRIL 25 Northwest Documentary I, a biennial exhibition of contemporary art in the Northwest features Mike Walsh, A.N. Bush Gallery, Salem. Exhibit runs through May 12.

Drop Dead, 7 pm tonight and tomorrow, Spotlight Theatre, Pleasant Hill. $10, $8 sr.

Creative Metal Arts Guild Spring Show, opening gala 6 pm, benefits CASA. Show continues through April 28. World Forestry Center, Miller Hall, Portland. $10 gala; $2 sugg. don. other times

Anti-Pop Consortium, 10 pm, Berbati's Pan, Portland. $11 adv.

Great Big Sea, 9 pm, Mc Menamins Crystal Ballroom, Portland. $15 adv.

National History Day workshop for Oregon educators, 4-6 pm, Columbia Gorge Discovery Center. Registration required: 541-296-8600 X 209. FREE.

Book of Days, 8 pm tonight, tomorrow, and April 27, Albany Civic Theatre. $8, $6 stu., sr.

A Midsummer's Night Dream, Tygres Heart Shakespeare Company, 7 pm Thursday, 8 pm Friday/Saturday, 2 pm Saturday/Sunday, through May 19, Dolores Winningstad Theatre, Portland. $11-$36.

APRIL 26 Oregon Pinto Breeders Show, Linn Co. Fairgrounds, Albany. 541-926-4314.

APRIL 27 Masta Ace, The Chosen, DJ Wicked, The Tonic Lounge, Portland. $8 adv.

Robert Bradley's Blackwater Surprise plays with Shannon McNally, 8 pm, Aladdin Theatre, Portland. $12.50, Ticketmaster.

Oregon Ag Fest, 8 am to 5 pm today and 10 am to 5 pm tomorrow, State Fair-grounds, Salem. $5, child under 12 n/c.

Albany Saturday Farmers' Market, 8 am to noon, Water Ave. between Broadalbin & Ferry, Albany. FREE.

APRIL 28 Iced Earth, In Flames, Jag Panzer, 8 pm, Roseland Theater, Portland. $17 adv.

APRIL 29 Bob Mould: Carnival of Light and Sound plus Her Space Holiday, 8 pm, Aladdin Theater, Portland. $16.50 adv.

Reverend Horton Heat, Nashville Pussy, Tiger Army, 8 pm, Roseland, Portland. $13.50 adv.

MAY 1 Oregon Chamber Players open rehearsal, 7:30-8:30 pm, All Saints' Episcopal Church, Portland. 1-888-OCP-8788, X 1.

MAY 2 46th Annual Loyalty Days Sea Fair & Festival today through May 5, Newport. 541-265-2211.

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ATTN: Opportunities
Mayor's Show of Teen Art seeks submissions from artists ages 13-19. Submission deadline May 10. Contact Maude Kerns Art Center, 345-1571.

Register for March of Dimes WalkAmerica on April 27. Call 686-2170.

Lord Leebrick Theatre Company seeks one-act and short scripts for summer new play development program. Deadline for submission May 10. Mail to LLTC, 1320 W. 2nd, Eugene 97402.

Lord Leebrick Theatre Company holds auditions for Nora and Escape from Happiness, May 4 and 5, at Willamette Rep. Scripts available at LLTC box office. Call 684-6988 for audition appointment.

Photos of Oregon native plants sought for Wildflower Festival photo contest. Deadline for submission May 3 at Gerlach's Camera Centers. Call for details and entry form.

CALYX Journal of Art and Literature by Women seeks unpublished poems for Lois Cranston Memorial Poetry Prize. Submission dates May 1-July 1. $15 reading fee per entry. Call for details.

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