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Touring in support of their new album, Ruckus, New Orleans-based Galactic raises the roof at the McDonald Theatre. This summer they toured with Jeff Beck, BB King and Mofro, so their licks are quick, and their chops are snappy. High-quality funk explodes across Eugene. See Sunday Calendar.


The Cascadia Wildlands Project's Second Annual Hoe-down for the Ancient Forests at Avalon Stables in Cottage Grove is bound to be a heavy party. Bill Martin will call square dancing to music by the Foghorn String Band, and food and drink will be provided. Shuttle service is available. CWP is a Eugene-based nonprofit dedicated to defending the forests, waters and wildlife of Cascadia. The organization monitors environmentally destructive activities and educates, organizes and agitates for a more compassionate and responsible relationship with Cascadia bioregion ecosystems. See Friday Calendar.


In a unique and intimate partnership of voice and acoustic bass, Jen Chapin and Stephan Crump perform at Café Paradiso. Chapin's jazz and folk-tinged soulfulness merges with Crump's funky beats and haunting lyricism, providing a captivating show. See Saturday Calendar.


A Rally to Protect Our Rights with Jim Hightower and the San Francisco Mime Troupe is part of the Peace, Justice and Media Conference at the UO. At 12:15 pm Eugeneans bring their loud voices and passion for justice, their outrage and sense of humor to the Federal Building at 7th Avenue and Pearl Street. Participants will be able to sign a letter to Sen. Gordon Smith, asking him to join with Sen. Ron Wyden to change the USA PATRIOT Act. See Thursday, Oct. 9 Calendar.


More than a dozen Oregon poets published in the 2003 anthology, Raising Our Voices, will read in the UO's EMU Fir Room. The anthology features 135 Oregon poets and citizens who registered their protests against the U.S. invasion of Iraq on the national website, www.poetsagainstthewar.org Participating readers include Ralph Salisbury, Ingrid Wendt, Rober Hill Long. See Sunday Calendar.


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9
Sunrise 7:20 am; Sunset 7:39 pm
Av High 68; Av Low 41

ARTS/VISUAL A second Thursday Meridian ArtWalk features work by Claire Ribaud at Sattva Gallery; Diane Etzwiler at Letterhead; Janine Smith at Folkways and Kay King at Uncommon Scents, 6 pm, 18th Ave. and Willamette St. FREE.

CONFERENCE "Peace, Justice and Media" Conference features "The Role of the Media," speakers, workshops, presentations and programs for adults and children, various UO venues through Oct. 12. Performances by the San Francisco Mime Troupe are 7 pm Oct. 10 and 11, EMU Ballroom., and at 9:30 pm Oct. 10, Agate Hall, UO. Conference childcare available. See insert this issue or go to www.justicenotwarcoalition.org

DANCE Ala Nar Middle Eastern music and bellydancing performance, 8 pm, Luna. $5.

GATHERINGS Third Annual Identifest features mushroom identification help, 7:30 pm, 115 Science, LCC main campus. 683-4253. FREE.

Meridian Farmers Market, noon to 5 pm Thursdays, 18th Ave. and Willamette St. FREE.

HIV counseling and testing, 9 to 11:15 am Thursdays, 135 E. 6th Ave. $15.

KIDSTUFF "Thursdays at the Library" features drumming with Jill Sager, 3:30 pm, Downtown Library. FREE.

Music fun with Rich Glauber, 10 am, Babycakes. don.

LECTURE "The Shape of Our Buildings, Our Land and Our Bodies," Richard Jackson, 7 pm, 115 Lawrence, UO. FREE.

MUSIC SHOcase features Sharps and Flats Senior Choral Group, 12:15 pm, Hult lobby. FREE.

Baby Gramps, Sandman, Jack Norton, 9 pm, Sam Bond's. $8.

Mood Area 52, Shorty Long, JL Stiles & Ed Ivey, 9:30 pm, Samurai Duck. $5.

Relient K, Anberlin, Don't Look, others, 7 pm, WOW Hall. $15 adv., $17 dos.

Sherik's Syncopated Taint Septet, 9 pm, Wild Duck. $8 adv., $10 dos.

Amati String Quartet, 8 pm, Beall Hall, UO. $12-$29.

Gillian Welch, 7 pm, McDonald Theatre. $20.

ON THE AIR "The Healing Connection," 7 pm Thursdays, CTV-22 & 29.

"New Dimensions" features "Honoring the Wild," Gary Snyder, 6:30 pm, KLCC, 89.7 FM.

OUTDOORS/RECREATION One-hour fast bike rides, noon Monday through Friday, Bike Friday. 687-0487. FREE.

PRESENTATIONS "Introduc-tion to Breema," 9:30 am, Breema Northwest. FREE.

"Mending Natural Systems in Our Cities," City of Eugene Parks and Open Space Division gathering, today and tomorrow, Northwest Youth Corps. For information call 682-5324.

RALLY "Protect Our Rights" rally with Jim Hightower and the San Francisco Mime Troupe, 12:15 pm, Federal Building, 7th Ave. and Pearl St. FREE.

SPIRITUAL Eugene peace circle, noon Thursdays, Suite 306, 474 Willamette St. 684-3850. FREE.

Prayer for Peace circles, noon Monday through Friday, Unity of the Valley. FREE.

"The Buddhist View of Selfishness," Eliza Drummond, 7:30 pm Thursdays through Nov. 20, First Christian Church. 344-5693. don.

THEATER Proof, 8 pm tonight, tomorrow and Oct. 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26, 30 and 31, Lord Leebrick Theatre. $14 TH, $16 F-SA, $25 for tonight's gala performance, including post-performance party.

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10
Sunrise 7:21 am; Sunset 6:37 pm
Av High 67; Av Low 41

ARTS/VISUAL An opening for pottery by Chris Gum, 5 pm, Springfield Museum. FREE.

BENEFITS Cascadia Wildlands Project 2nd Annual Hoe-down for the Ancient Forests features music with the Foghorn String Band and Bill Martin, food and drink, 6 pm, Avalon Stables, Cottage Grove. A shuttle leaves Growers Market at 5:30 and returns at 10:30 pm. $15 adv., $20 dos.

KindTree Autism Rocks benefit concert features Emily Sokoloff, Paul Safar, Nancy Verdouw, and I'Chele and the Circle of Light, 8 pm, Café Paradiso. $5-$25 ss.

FOGHORN STRINGBAND PLAYS A HOE-DOWN FOR ANCIENT FORESTS. SEE FRIDAY.

CONFERENCES "From the Ground Up" Autism Rocks conference features speakers and information, today and tomorrow, Eugene Hilton. For information call (913) 897-1004.

"Peace, Justice and Media" conference continues. See Thursday, Oct. 9.

FILM Red Sorghum, 7 pm, International Lounge, EMU, UO. FREE.

GATHERING Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 am Fridays, Mr. K's Restaurant, Coburg Rd. 683-9657. FREE.

KIDSTUFF Playgroup for moms and newborns to 2-year-olds, 10 am, Bambini. FREE.

"Leaves on the Go!" explores leaves, noon to 4 pm today and tomorrow, The Science Factory. "Parents Night Out" children drop-off event features stargazing, inventions and games for children ages 6 to 12, 4 to 8 pm Fridays. $4 includes exhibit admission for daytime activities; $25 for "Night Out." www.sciencefactory.org

"No School Day" features information on Cub Scouts, 9 am to 3:30 pm, Camp Harlow. Register at 284-4386. FREE.

Teen night features pizza and a movie, 6:30 to 9:30 pm, Willamalane Adult Center, Spfd. $24 for all teen nights through Dec. 12. 736-4544.

MUSIC Counter-Recruitment hip hop show features Womb Dialectic, Mario Africa and many local hip hop artists, 8 pm, Cozmic Pizza @ the Strand. FREE.

Bucho, Sir Basil, 10 pm, Downtown Lounge. $3-$5 ss.

OUTDOORS/RECREATION "Fall Colors in the Forest" drive, 9 am, Sweet Home Ranger District. 367-9215. $10.

One-hour fast bike rides continue. See Thursday, Oct. 2.

Prayer for Peace circles continue. See Thursday, Oct. 2.

PRESENTATIONS "Introduc-tion to the Sciences of Complexity," 7 pm. For information go to www.prototista.org.

"Guided Self-Healing" introduction demonstration, 7 pm, Radiant Life Center. 687-2835. FREE.

"Tracking Them Down: Using DNA to Answer Elusive Archaeological Questions," Julie Schablitsky, 5:30 pm, 175 Knight Law Center, UO. FREE.

"Mending Natural Systems in Our Cities" continues. See Thursday, Oct. 9.

THEATER Happy Birthday, Wanda June, 8 pm tonight and tomorrow, ACE Annex. $7 tonight, $12 F-SA, $10 SU.

Fools, 8 pm tonight, tomorrow and Oct. 17 and 18, and at 2:30 pm Oct. 12, Cottage Theatre, Cottage Grove. $11 adv., $12 dos.

Smokey Joe's Café, 8 pm today, tomorrow and Oct. 17 and 18, Actors Cabaret Theater. $15 res., $10 gen., $29.95 for dinner seating, $12 res., $10 for Oct. 2 performance.

Proof continues. See Thursday, Oct. 9.

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11
Sunrise 7:23 am; Sunset 6:35 pm
Av High 67; Av Low 41

ARTS/VISUAL "Making Marionettes for Dia de los Muertos" with the Community Puppet Theater, 1 pm Saturdays through Oct. 18, Maude Kerns Art Center. Call to register at 343-0070. ss.

BENEFIT Raising the Roof! benefit concert for Habitat for Humanity features Valley Boys and Four Past Midnight, 2 to 5 pm, Vet's Club Ballroom. $10.

WORK BY BEVERLY CURTIS, CLAYFEST 2003 AT THE LANE CO. FAIRGROUNDS. SEE SATURDAY.

COMEDY ComedySportz, 8 pm, ComedySportz Theatre, 1030 Oak St. 517-9996. $8, $7 with a can of food for FOOD for Lane Co.

Comedy with Newman and music by Brook Adams, 7 pm, Tsunami Books. $13.50.

CONFERENCES"Peace, Justice and Media" conference continues. See Thursday, Oct. 9.

"From the Ground Up" Autism Rocks conference continues. See Friday.

FESTIVALS McKenzie River Arts Festival to benefit art in McKenzie Schools features art displays, dance, car show, demonstrations and more, 10 am to 5 pm today and tomorrow, various McKenzie Bridge area venues. For information call 822-3236.

Clayfest 2003, 10 am to 6 pm today and tomorrow, Lane Co. Fairgrounds. FREE.

GATHERINGS Saturday Market features more than 150 local artisans, international food court and live music, Park Blocks. Hugh plays at 10 am; Tim Miller at 11; Dimestore Soul at noon; Mother Zosima at 1 pm; Elizabeth Cable at 2 and Party Booby Trap plays at 3:30 pm. FREE.

5th St. Market Harvest Festival features caricatures by James Cloutier, 11 am, Comic News; hand massages all day at Maggie Rhodes and Halloween luminaries with Donna Crispin at Paper Traders, 1 pm, Fifth St. Market. FREE.

Cascadia Forest Goods warehouse sale features figured maple, chinkapin, walnut, decking, siding, paneling, fencing and more from sustainably managed forests and recycled wood, 9 am to 3 pm Saturdays, 4446 Franklin Blvd., Glenwood. 485-4477. FREE.

Tour of local school gardens, 9 am, UO Urban Farm. $3 sugg. don.

White Cane Awareness Day observation features interactive learning about the blind for children and adults, 10 am to 2 pm, Park Blocks. FREE.

Meeting to develop cooperative housing in downtown Eugene, 2 pm, Downtown Library. 345-6466. FREE.

NEWMAN PERFORMS AT TSUNAMI BOOKS. SEE SATURDAY.

Southtowne Shoppes Farmers Market, Saturdays 9 am to 3 pm, 28th Ave. and Oak St. FREE.

Farmers Market features produce, plants and flowers from more than 40 local growers, 9 am to 4 pm Saturdays and from 10 am to 3 pm Tuesdays, 8th Ave. and Oak St. FREE.

Oakridge Mountain Market Faire features fresh produce and food samples, a "Making Caramel Apples" presentation and music by Jim & Tracy, 2 pm, downtown Oakridge. FREE.

Growers Market features fresh grown local produce/fruit, artisans and crafters displaying wares, entertainment and more, main park, 9 am to 3 pm, Cottage Grove. FREE.

Veneta Saturday Market features produce, crafts and festivities, 10 am to 5 pm Saturdays, Veneta. 935-2268. FREE.

KIDSTUFF Children's storytime, 11 am, Borders Books. FREE.

Saturday storytime, 10 am, Barnes and Noble Books. FREE.

"Leaves on the Go!" continues. See Friday.

LITERARY ARTS Eugene Poetry Slam season opener features Taylor Mali, Dawn Saylor and others, 8 pm, Foolscap Books. $3-$5 ss.

MUSIC Queen of Sheba Oregon Chamber Players performance, 7:30 pm, All Saints' Episcopal Church. $14, $12 sr., stu.

The Flyodian Slips, 8:30 pm, McDonald Theatre. $15 adv., $17 dos.

Jen Chapin, Stephan Crump, 8 pm, Café Paradiso. $10.50 adv.

Some Girls, The Pieces, Jake Brennan, 8:30 pm, WOW Hall. $8.

Oddability, The John Vinegar Band, 9:30 pm, Samurai Duck. $4.

Kimbery Trip, 8 pm, Cozmic Pizza @ the Strand. $3-$5 ss.

Back to school party with DJ Hawkins, 9 pm, Pegasus Pizza. $2.

OUTDOORS/RECREATION Obsidians hike 23 miles, Cape Blanco, 7.5 miles, Tahkenitch Dunes and bike 32 miles, Row River Trail. See YMCA board for details. $3-$4 sugg. don.

"Willamette Valley Fall Ecology" walk, 10 am, "Scarecrow Building," 2 pm, Mt. Pisgah Visitor's Center. $3 sugg. don., $5 per scarecrow.

GEARS rides 35 miles, Detering Orchards. Meet at 9 am, Alton Baker Park. FREE.

Gay tennis group, noon Saturdays and Sundays. 687-9689. FREE.

EUGENE POET NATHAN LANGSTON, POETRY SLAMS AT FOOLSCAP BOOKS. SEE SATURDAY.

PERFORMANCE Edie drag performance, 9 pm, Neighbors Bourbon St. Lounge. $8.

SCIENCE "Backyard Astronomy" interactive show features planets, stars and constellations that can be seen with your eyes, binoculars or a small telescope, 2 pm Saturdays, The Science Factory Hands-on Children's Museum. www.sciencefactory.org Free with $4 admission to The Science Factory.

SPIRITUAL Tibetan Buddhist meditation with Tulku La Gyurmey, 9 am Saturdays and 6:30 pm Wednesdays. For information call 554-9696. $2-$5 ss.

THEATER Smokey Joe's Café continues. See Friday.

Happy Birthday, Wanda June continues. See Friday.

Fools continues. See Friday.

Proof continues. See Thursday, Oct. 9.

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 12
Sunrise 7:24 am; Sunset 6:34 pm
Av High 66; Av Low 41

CONFERENCE "Peace, Justice and Media" conference continues. See Thursday, Oct. 9.

FESTIVALS McKenzie River Arts Festival continues. See Saturday.

Clayfest 2003 continues. See Saturday.

FILM Subversive Pillow Theatre features Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance, 8:30 pm, Scobert Park. Growers Market in case of rain. FREE.

GATHERINGS "Strategies to prevent demolition and redevelopment in Moss/Villard/Columbia neighborhood," 7 pm Sundays, 13th and Alder Starbucks. FREE.

Barter circle, noon to 3 pm, Washington/Jefferson Park. FREE.

Mercado Latino open-air Latin American marketplace features food from Latin America, fresh produce, bread, handcrafted items, clothes, ice cream and more, noon, 8th Ave. and Oak St. A pinata for kids is at noon; music by Azuquita from 1 to 3 pm. FREE.

5th St. Market Harvest Festival features painting by Joy Decoteaux, noon, carving by Mark Andrew, 2 pm; sculpture demonstrations by Stephan White, noon to 4 pm, Fifth St. Market. FREE.

Open air market features crafts, farmers, music and food vendors, 11 am to 7 pm Sundays through Nov. 30, downtown Blue River. FREE.

Interfaith dialogues with incarcerated youth, 10:30 am Sundays, Serbu Juvenile Justice Center. For information call 344-3080.

KIDSTUFF A puppet-show, 12:30 pm, Babycakes. FREE.

LITERARY ARTS "Religious Poetry" explorations, 3:30 to 6 pm Sundays through Oct. 19, The Pond House. Register at 942-7511. don.

A reading of Raising Our Voices, poetry by Poets Against the War, 4:30 pm, Fir Room, EMU, UO. FREE.

"Not Enough Women Spit" performance poetry gatherings, 3 to 6 pm today and Oct. 26. For information call 681-9212.

MUSIC "Audio Liberation" band contest features weeks of local bands competing for money and prizes, 8 pm Sundays through Oct. 9, Downtown Lounge. $3.

Galactic, 8 pm, McDonald Theatre. $15 adv., $17 dos.

Oregon String Quartet "Lawrence Maves Memorial Concert," 4 pm, Beall Hall, UO. FREE.

Quasi, Hella, The Chase, 9:30 pm, WOW Hall. $8 adv., $10 dos.

ON THE AIR "The Healing Connection," 8 pm Sundays, CTV-22 & 29.

"Anarchy Radio," John Zerzan, 11 pm Sundays, KWVA, 88.1 FM.

OUTDOORS/RECREATION Obsidians hike 10 miles, Mt. Bailey. See YMCA board for details. $3-$4 sugg. don.

GEARS rides 40 miles, Four Hills Ride. Meet at 9 am, Alton Baker Park. FREE.

Tree walk with the Eugene Tree Foundation, 1 pm. Meet where Spyglass Road splits to make its big loop. FREE.

Gay tennis group continues. See Saturday.

PRESENTATION "Introduc-tion to Breema," 1 pm, Breema Northwest. FREE.

SPIRITUAL "Dance of Universal Peace," 7 pm Sundays, Eugene School of Ballet. 688-4134. don.

Rigpa Tibetan meditation evenings feature video teaching from Sogyal Rinpoche, 7 pm Sundays, 1405 Mill St. $5 don.

Tibetan Buddhist teachings feature meditation, chanting and relaxation, 11 am Sundays and 7 pm Wednesdays, 3333 Storey Blvd. FREE.

"Learn to Practice Mindfulness Meditation in a Jewish Context," 7 pm, Temple Beth Israel. $2-$5 sugg. don.

THEATER Murder a la Carte dinner theater, 5 pm, Log Cabin Inn, McKenzie Bridge. Reservations at 767-0320. $35 includes show, dinner and dessert.

Proof continues. See Thursday, Oct. 9.

Fools continues. See Friday.

 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 13
Sunrise 7:25 am; Sunset 6:32 pm
Av High 66; Av Low 41

ARTS/VISUAL Life drawing sessions, 7:30 to 10:15 pm Mondays, 439 W. 2nd Ave. 302-2727. $5.

BENEFIT Harvest dinner benefit and silent auction benefits FOOD for Lane Co., 5 pm, Sizzler by the Gateway Mall, Spfd. $20.

FILM Baltic Deputy, Russian Film Series screening, 9:15 pm, 115 Pacific, UO. FREE.

The Three Stigmata of Marshal McLuhan multi-projector film performance by Raymond Harmon, 8 pm, Fishbowl, EMU, UO. FREE.

Films on the recent Cancun WTO protest, video from Columbus Day Denver 2002 and the FTAA protests in Quebec, 8 pm, WOW Hall. $5.

GATHERINGS HIV counseling/testing, 4 to 7 pm Mondays, HIV Alliance, 1966 Garden Ave. don.

French conversation, 3:30 to 5:30 pm Mondays. For information call 937-2304. $5.

Gentle yoga for people with multiple sclerosis, 10:45 am to 12:45 pm Mondays, Hilyard Community Center. $5.

Women's drop-in support group for survivors of sexual abuse, 7 pm Mondays, Sexual Assault Support Services. 484-9791. FREE.

KIDSTUFF Drop-in time for families features toys for kids and relaxation for parents, 1:30 to 3:30 pm Mondays, Patterson Family Resource Center, Patterson Elementary School. FREE.

LITERARY ART Poetry Lives! open mic, 7 pm, Cozmic Pizza @ the Strand. FREE.

MUSIC Chip Cohen, Kenny Sokolov, 9 pm, Sam Bond's Garage. $3.

OUTDOORS/RECREATION One-hour fast bike rides continue. See Thursday, Oct. 2.

PRESENTATION "History of Manual Therapies: From Stone Age to Space Age," Jeffrey Burch, 6:30 pm, Eugene Library. FREE.

SPIRITUAL "Introduction to Zen Meditation," 7 pm, Eugene Zendo. 302-4576. FREE.

Prayer for Peace circles continue. See Thursday, Oct. 2.

THEATER "Get Down With Your Sweet Self" personal theater for women, 7:15 pm Mondays, Friends Meeting Hall. 686-8119. $9.

 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 14
Sunrise 7:26; Sunset 6:30 pm
Av High 66; Av Low 41

BENEFIT Friends and Family night features %50 of sales during the evening to benefit Parent-Child Preschool, 5 pm to closing, 19th St. McMenamin's. don.

CELEBRATION Weaving New Beginnings Back-to-School Celebration features information on the campus community, 6:30 pm, EMU ballroom, UO. FREE.

GATHERINGS Adult Neuro Group meeting, 4 pm, 101 Clinical Services, UO. 346-2589. FREE.

Lane Co. Pacific Green Party meeting, 7 pm, Growers Market. FREE.

Farmers Market continues. See Saturday. FREE.

KIDSTUFF "Early Stimulation Group" meetings feature playing, reading, singing and discussion of parenting issues, 11 am Tuesdays, Cresswell Community Center. 485-9713. FREE.

"Reproduction Art," 6:45 pm, Downtown Library. FREE.

Tuesday Toddlertime, 10 am, Barnes and Noble Books. FREE.

MUSIC Poi Dog Pondering, Abra Moore, 8:30 pm, WOW Hall. $10 adv., $12 dos.

ON THE AIR "Alternative Radio" features "Confronting Government Lies," Howard Zinn, 6:30 pm, KLCC, 89.7 FM.

OUTDOORS/RECREATION Nearby Nature "Lady's Night Out" walk, 5:30 pm, Alton Baker Park Host Residence. $3 sugg. don.

One-hour fast bike rides continue. See Thursday, Oct. 2.

PRESENTATION "Basic Woodworking," 6:30 pm Tuesdays, Willamalane Sr. Adult Activity Center. $7.

"Wolves: Their Status at the Federal Level and in Oregon," 7:30 pm, Growers Market. FREE.

"Canada's Endangered Forests and the Companies Destroying Them" multi-media presentation, 8 pm, Fir Room, EMU, UO. FREE.

SPIRITUAL Video meeting and meditation with GangaJi, 7 pm Tuesdays, 5th St. Market, 4th floor, Conf. Rm. FREE.

Shambhala meditation group meeting, 7 pm Tuesdays, 100 W. Q ST., Spfd. 726-0845. FREE.

"To Spin a Prayer: A Spiritual Application of an Ancient Craft," Eliza Drummond, 6:30 pm Tuesdays through Oct. 28, First Christian Church. 344-5693. don.

Zen Meditation and Dharma talk, 7:15 pm, Eugene Zendo. 302-4576. FREE.

Prayer for Peace circles continue. See Thursday, Oct. 2.

VIGIL Peace vigil, 4:30 pm Tuesdays, Island Park and Main Streets, Spfd. 747-5886. FREE.

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15
Sunrise 7:28 am; Sunset 6:29 pm
Av High 65; Av Low 40

FILM The Molly Maguires, 7 pm, 180 PLC, UO. FREE.

The Life and Times of Wu Zhong Xian, 8 pm, 110 Willamette, UO. FREE.

GATHERINGS Caring for the Caregiver support group, Wednesday afternoons. For information, call 687-6234. FREE.

5th St. Market Harvest Festival features food demonstrations, tastings, organic produce and more, 11 am to 4 pm Wednesdays through Oct., 5th St. Market. A cooking demo by David Hixon and Jessica Beauchamp is at noon. FREE.

KIDSTUFF Wednesday evening storytime, 7 pm, Barnes and Noble. FREE.

LECTURES "Nurturing Parent" couples counseling on parenthood, 6 to 8 pm Wednesdays through Nov. 19. For information call 344-0620.

"Cultures in Eastern Asia: Views from Asia," Wang Gungwu, 3 pm, Knight Library Browsing Rm., UO. FREE.

MUSIC The Corb Lund Band, 9 pm, Sam Bond's Garage. $5.

OUTDOORS/RECREATION One-hour fast bike rides continue. See Thursday, Oct. 2.

SPIRITUAL "Foundations in Meditation," 7 pm Wednesdays. For information call 343-5252. FREE.

Prayer for Peace circles continue. See Thursday, Oct. 2.

Tibetan Buddhist teachings, meditation, chanting and relaxation continue. See Sunday.

Tibetan Buddhist meditation continues. See Saturday.

VIGIL Vigil, 4:30 pm, Federal Building. FREE.

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16
Sunrise 7:29 am; Sunset 6:27 pm
Av High 65; Av Low 40

BENEFIT Fundraising dinner for puppy raisers of guide and companion dogs, 6:30 pm, Willamalane Adult Activity Center, Spfd. $7.50.

FILM Matter of Heart Friends of Jung film screening, 7:30 pm, Sacred Heart Auditorium. FREE.

GATHERINGS Meridian Farmers Market continues. See Thursday, Oct. 2.

HIV counseling and testing continues. See Thursday, Oct. 2.

KIDSTUFF "Thursdays at the Library" features the Harry Potter Club meeting, 3:30 pm, Downtown Library. FREE.

LECTURE Susan Powter speaks, 7 pm, Barnes and Noble. FREE.

LITERARY ARTS Pimone Triplett reads, 8 pm, Browsing Rm., Knight Library, UO. FREE.

MUSIC UO Music faculty performance, 8 pm, Beall Hall, UO. $9, $5 stu., sr.

SHOcase performance features EZ Times, 12:15 pm, Hult lobby. FREE.

AlterEGO CD Release party includes 2 Bucks Short, Capgun Suicide and EPD, 8 pm, WOW Hall. $5.

Hip hop battle features cash prizes, 9:30 pm, Core Star Center. $5.

ON THE AIR "The Healing Connection," 7 pm Thursdays, CTV-22 & 29.

"New Dimensions" features "A History of Chinese Americans," Iris Chang, 6:30 pm, KLCC, 89.7 FM.

OUTDOORS/RECREATION One-hour fast bike rides continue. See Thursday, Oct. 2.

PRESENTATION "Cooking for Less People, Time and Money, 1:30 pm, Willamalane Adult Center, Spfd. FREE.

SPIRITUAL "The Buddhist View of Selfishness," Eliza Drummond, 7:30 pm Thursdays through Nov. 20, First Christian Church. 344-5693. don.

Prayer for Peace circles continue. See Thursday, Oct. 2.

Eugene peace circle continues. See Thursday, Oct. 2.

THEATER Proof continues. See Thursday, Oct. 9.

 

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

PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG WOMAN AT HER DRESSING TABLE, BY NICOLAS RéGNAR, PART OF THE TRIUMPH OF FRENCH PAINTING, PORTLAND ART MUSEUM. SEE OCT. 11, ON THE ROAD.

OCT. 9 Paintings by Jerry Ross, through Nov. 1, Marghitta Feldman Gallery, Portland. FREE.

An opening of work by Boback and Hoa-Lan Tran, 5 pm, Gottlieb Gallery, Portland. Exhibit runs through Nov. 1. FREE.

A benefit concert for Alejandro Escovedo with Ian Moore, Icanlickanysonofabitchinthehouse Band, Richmond Fontaine and others, 7:30 pm, Aladdin Theater, Portland. $7.

Chili cook-off and open house, 6 to 9 pm, Boys and Girls Club, Lebanon. FREE.

OCT. 10 Hope Mountain Barter Faire benefits a 25-year-old alternative Dome School, featuring kids' Village, dance, theatre, music and more, today through Oct. 12, Takilma. For information call 592-5433. $5.

OCT. 11 Great Oregon Fall Beach Cleanup, 10 am to 1 pm, entire Oregon coast. For information call (800) 333-SOLV. don.

The Triumph of French Painting, 17th Century works from the Museums of Frame, through Jan. 4, Portland Art Museum. For information go to www.portlandartmuseum.org

Dave Young Band, 7 pm, Brandborg Winery, Elkton. $10.

Oregon Mennonite Festival for World Relief features an auction, car show, children's activities and more, 7:30 am to 3:30 pm, Linn Co. Fair & Expo Center, Albany. FREE.

Judy Collins, 7:30 pm, Elsinore Theatre, Salem. $20-$50.

COMPOSED, WORK BY HOA-LAN TRAN AT THE GOTTLIEB GALLERY, PORTLAND. SEE OCT. 9, ON THE ROAD.

OCT. 15 Dial M for Murder, 8 pm Th-Sa through Nov. 8, Theatre West, Lincoln City. $9.50, $8.50 sr., stu.

Dreams of a Dancer, 7:30 pm tonight through Oct. 17, Lincoln Performance Hall, PSU, Portland. $12-$18.

 

CORVALLIS EVENTS
Note- Continuation dates for Corvallis events are listed under the first day of the event.

OCT. 9 Quilt County 2003 features quilt exhibits and special events in Philomath, at OSU, in downtown Corvallis and other Benton Co. locations, through Oct. 20. For information call 929-6230.

"The Idea of Freedom," Eric Foner, 7:30 pm, LaSells Stewart Center, OSU. FREE.

An art exhibit of Chinese paintings, 9 am to 3 pm, Corvallis Sr. Cntr. FREE.

OCT. 11 Corvallis Saturday Market features produce, flowers, nursery plants, meat and seafood, booths, music and special events, 9 am to 1 pm Saturdays through Nov. 22, 1st Ave. and Jackson St. FREE.

"Bands Against Bush" concert features Arcweld, The Adequits, The Wobblies and others, 7:30 pm, Odd Fellows Hall. $4.

An opening of artistic rugs by Juanita Rodriguez, 11:30 am to 2:30 pm, Intaba's Kitchen. FREE.

The CALYX Gliterati, 7 pm, Chintimini Sr. Center. 753-9384. $25.

Repertory Singers opening season concert features Mozart's Great Mass, 7 pm, First United Methodist Church. $12, $4 stu.

OCT. 12 An opening of work by Trish Clark-McDowell, 4 to 6 pm, Intaba's Kitchen. Exhibit runs through Dec. FREE.

OCT. 14 "Unfoldment of World Civilization" with Ron Hershel, 7 pm, LaSells Stewart Center, OSU. FREE.

"National Park Tour Trips" presentation, and an Alzheimer's support group, 2 pm, Corvallis Sr. Cntr. FREE.

OCT. 15 Corvallis Wednesday Farmers' Market features local produce, 8 am to 1 pm Wednesdays through Nov. 26, Benton Co. Fairgrounds. FREE.

OCT. 16 Music A La Carte features the Foothills Brass Quintet, noon, MU Lounge, OSU. FREE.

The Commanders Jazz Ensemble, 7 pm, MU Ballroom, OSU. FREE.

 

ATTN: OPPORTUNITIES

DIVA (Downtown Initiative for the Visual Arts) seeks students to fill intern and volunteer positions. Call 344-DIVA.

The Middle Fork Willamette Watershed Council seeks volunteers for spawning surveys on Oct. 11. Call 937-9800.

The Eugene Poetry Slam needs help putting up posters for the 2003-2004 season. Call 681-9212.

Volunteer trainings for the McKenzie-Willamette Hospital Hospice Program are 5:30 pm Oct. 10, 9 am Oct. 11 and 12. For information and registration call 726-4581.

The Nature Conservancy of Oregon seeks volunteers for a work party, 9:30 am Oct. 11 at Willow Creek Preserve. For information call 682-4927.

The Network for Reproductive Options seeks volunteers. Call 345-5702.

Applications for the "Walk a Mile" project to exchange information with local policy and decision makers concerning Medicaid, Food Stamp and low-income living are due Oct. 10. For information go to www.walkamile.org

Womenspace fall trainings are Oct. 11 and 18. For information call 485-7262.

Auditions for Lord Leebrick Theatre's A Christmas Carol, Spinning Into Butter and Far Away are Oct. 18. For information call 684-9688.

 

DANCE LISTINGS

Th: Alfredo's Bellydancing—7, 8. For location, call 302-8143.
Scottish—7:30, Friends Meeting Hall. No phone.
Lyrical jazz—4, Paradise Dance Studio. 747-1323.
Argentine Tango, Beg.—noon, Int.—7, The Tango Center. www.tangocenter.org
Tribal Bellydance, Beg.—7, Int.—8, Paradise Dance Studio. 485-4669.
Argentine Tango, Int.—6:15; Partner dancing, Beg.—6:30, Studio B. www.eugenetango.com
Razia's Bellydance II—5:30, River Rd. Parks and Rec. 688-4052.
Ballet—10 am, Paradise Dance Studio. 485-4669.

Fr: Argentine Tango—8, The Tango Center. 349-8682.
Ballet—5:30, Paradise Dance Studio. 485-4669.
Ballroom—7:30, 220 Gerlinger, UO. 346-6025.
International folk, Beg.—1:30, Int.—2, Willamalane Cntr., Spfd. 736-4444.
Salsa—9, Tarasco's. 461-6681.
Dance/Yoga—8:45 am, Friends Meeting Hall. 684-9701.
Pre-teen ballet—3:30, hip hop—4:30, Paradise Dance Studio. 747-1323.
Modern, Beg.—7, Paradise Dance Studio. 521-3623.

Sa: Salsa—9, Tarasco's. 461-6681.
Argentine Tango, Beg.—8, The Tango Center. 349-8682.
Ballet—10 am, Paradise Dance Studio. 485-4669.
Salsa—8:30, Studio B. 461-6681.
Pre-ballet for children—11:30 am, Creative movement—12:30, Paradise Dance Studio, 485-4669.

Su: Argentine Tango, Beg.—6, Studio B. 343-STEP.
International folk—7:15, In Shape Fitness. 726-7548.
West African—11, WOW Hall. 687-2746.
Ballroom—6, Vet's Ballroom. 687-0457.
Contra—7:30, Kelly School. 302-2628.

Mo: Ballet—5:30, Paradise Dance Studio. 485-4669.
Pre-teen ballet—3:30, jazz—4:30, Paradise Dance Studio. 747-1323.
Margo's Modern—9, Eugene School of Ballet. 344-5317.
International folk, 2:30, Campbell Sr. Center. 682-5318.
Razia's Bellydance II—5:30, River Rd. Parks and Rec. 688-4052.
Argentine Tango, Beg.—noon, 8 pm, The Tango Center. 349-8682.
Flamenco—6:30, G-nome. 683-1937.

Tu: Ballet—10 am, Paradise Dance Studio. 485-4669.
Salsa—9, In-Shape Athletic Club. 345-9024.
Modern, Beg.—7, Paradise Dance Studio. 521-3623.
Two Step—6:45, Legends. 68-SWING.
Lyrical jazz—4, Paradise Dance Studio. 747-1323.
Flamenco—6:30, G-nome. 683-1937.
Sabine's Bellydance, Beg.—7:30, Ta-Da Studio. 484-5365.
Razia's Bellydance I—5:30, River Rd. Parks and Rec. 688-4052.

We: Contact Improvisation—5:30, Agate Hall. 517-1897.
Middle Eastern—7:30, Ballet Fantastique. 461-2086.
Astryd's Middle Eastern, Int.—7:30, Eugene School of Ballet. 683-7778.
Ballet—5:30 pm, Paradise Dance Studio. 485-4669.
West African—7:30, WOW Hall. 687-2746.
Argentine Tango, Beg.—noon, Int.--8 pm, The Tango Center. 349-8682.
Pre-teen ballet—3:30, jazz—4:30, Paradise Dance Studio. 747-1323.
Margo's Modern—9, Eugene School of Ballet. 344-5317.
Dance Jam—7:30; Hilyard Community Center. 485-6668.
Swing/Lindy—8, Studio B, 189 W. 8th Ave. http://www.eugenelindy.com
Israeli—8, Temple Beth Israel. 485-7218


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