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The 10th Annual Dia de los Muertos exhibit at Maude Kerns Art Center celebrates the Mexican tradition of honoring the dead. Opening night Oct. 24 will be a puppet show titled Journey to Dia de los Muertos, as well as Mexican food, drink and music. The same evening also features an opening of Art Behind Bars, work by prisoners and ex-prisoners from local, state and federal prison systems. Here's Muerte Con Ojos De Flor by Armando Olveda, showing in the Dia de los Muertos exhibit. See Sunday Calendar and Art in the Galleries.


The Mount Pisgah Arboretum Mushroom Festival & Plant Sale is an annual celebration of mushroom and the harvest season. Featuring the largest mushroom displays on the West Coast, the event includes information from experts, displays, fantastic cool-weather food, a scarecrow contest, children's activities and more at Mt. Pisgah Arboretum. See Sunday Calendar.


Stanford law professor and former Clinton Administration National Labor Relations Board chairman William B. Gould IV returns to the UO where he served as a Wayne Morse Chair professor for 2000-2001. Gould shares two stories in the UO's Knight Law Center; Diary of a Contraband: The Civil War Passage of a Black Sailor, an edited collection of his great-grandfather's diaries and a tale of what the possession of the diaries have meant to Gould himself. See Wednesday Calendar.


The Primus concert is sold out! Touring together for the first time in seven years, Primus will play in the Hult's Silva Hall with original members Les Claypool, Larry Lalonde and Tim Alexander. See Saturday Calendar.


Ilya Gringolts, a phenomenal Russian violinist, takes on Shostakovich's stirring concerto. Giancarlo Guerrero conducts this Eugene Symphony performance at the Hult's Silva Hall, featuring Von Suppe's Poet and Peasant Overture, Beethoven's Symphony No. 2 and Shostakovich's Violin Concerto No. 1. See Thursday, Oct. 23 Calendar.


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23
Sunrise 7:38 am; Sunset 6:16 pm
Av High 61; Av Low 39

ARTS/VISUAL Mel Chin speaks about his work, 7 pm, 180 PLC, UO. FREE.

DANCE Fall Collage, 8 pm tonight through Oct. 25, Performance Hall, LCC main campus. $10, $8 stu., sr.

FILM Warren Miller's Journey, 8 pm, McDonald Theatre. For information go to www.warrenmiller.com

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

"Holiday Party Survival 101" features champagne tasting, 4 pm, Melange, 5th St. Public Market. FREE.

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

KIDSTUFF "Thursdays at the Library" features Children's Book Club meeting, 3:30 pm, Downtown Library. FREE.

"Songwriting for Teens" with Jay Seeley, 4 pm, Bethel Branch Library.

RICHARD MELTZER SPEAKS ABOUT SEX, DRUGS AND ROCK 'N' ROLL, UO BOOKSTORE. SEE THURSDAY, OCT. 23.

LECTURES "Fracturing the Postcolonial: A Pacific Genealogy," Geoff White, 7 pm, 110 Willamette, UO. FREE.

"Old Time Radio Revisited," 1:30 pm, Willamalane Activity Center, Spfd. FREE.

Richard Meltzer speaks about rock 'n' roll, 7 pm, UO Bookstore. FREE.

LITERARY ARTS Lauren Kessler reads, 7 pm, Barnes and Noble. FREE.

Readings by finalists in the 2003 Oregon Book Awards features Jane Bailey, Chris Chester, Robert McDowell, Nicole Rubel and Carol Ann Bassett, 7:30 pm, Tsunami Books. FREE.

"Reflective Readers" book group discusses Moviegoer, 7 pm, Barnes and Noble. FREE.

Christie Stilson signs her books, noon to 6 pm, The Travel Store, 5th St. Market.

"Subjects and Objects" Comparative Literature Symposium features Richard Halpern, 4 pm, Knight Library Browsing Rm., UO. FREE.

MUSIC SHOcase performance of Roseburg High School Choir, 12:15 pm, Hult lobby. FREE.

Laura Kemp, Roy Brewer, 8:30 pm, Luna. $5.

Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1, Eugene Symphony, 8 pm, Silva, Hult. $15-$38.

Mark Alan plays music, as well as a comedy performance by Stoney Burke, 7:30 pm, Cozmic Pizza @ The Strand. $3-$5 ss.

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

"New Dimensions" features "Heartful Business," Michael Kieschnick, 6:30 pm, KLCC, 89.7 FM.

"Jefferson Exchange" features "Producing Authentic Elders and the Poetics of Change," Michael Meade, 8 am and 8 pm, KRVM, 1280 AM.

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

Nearby Nature pumpkin carving event features snacks and fun, 6 to 8 pm, park host residence, Alton Baker Park. FREE.

WILLIE WEIR'S SLIDE PRESENTATION, "BICYCLING CUBA," 100 WILLAMETTE, UO. SEE THURSDAY, OCT. 23.

PRESENTATIONS Slide show of canoe trip on Bowron Lakes, 6:30 pm, Oregon River Sports. FREE.

"The Fascinating World of Fungi," 7:30 pm, Bldg. 17, LCC Main Campus. FREE.

"Bicycling Cuba" slide presentation by Willie Weir, 7:30 pm, 100 Willamette, UO. $2.

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

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.

SYMPOSIUM Overwork and Time Poverty Symposium, 7 to 9 pm, UO Baker Center, 325 E. 10th Ave. FREE.

THEATER Proof, 8 pm tonight, tomorrow and Oct. 26, 30 and 31, and at 2 pm Oct. 25, Lord Leebrick Theatre. $14 TH, $16 F-SA, $12 for Oct. 25.

Sylvia, 7:30 pm tonight through Oct. 25, South Eugene High School Little Theatre. $5.

Our Town, 8 pm tonight through Oct. 25. $9 tonight and $12 tomorrow and Oct. 25.

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24
Sunrise 7:39 am; Sunset 6:14 pm
Av High 61; Av Low 39

ARTS/VISUAL An opening of paintings by Luigi Testa, 5:30 pm, Emerald Art Center. FREE.

An opening for Mask Invitational, masks by Bonnie Bartell, Mark Clarke, Harold How and others, and ceramics by Faye Nakamura, 5:30 pm, Karin Clarke Gallery. FREE.

An opening for Dia de los Muertos exhibit features puppet-theater and music, 6 to 9 pm, Maude Kerns Art Center. $3 sugg. don.

BENEFIT "In the Mood" gala dinner and auction benefits Eugene Concert Choir and the Eugene Vocal Arts Ensemble, 6 pm, Eugene Hilton. 687-6865. $40.

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

DANCE Fall Collage continues. See Thursday, Oct. 23.

FILM Dark Blue World, 7 pm, International Lounge, EMU, UO. FREE.

MOOD AREA 52 PLAYS A LIVE, ORIGNIAL SCORE TO A SCREENING OF NOSFERATU, AT TSUNAMI BOOKS. SEE FRIDAY.

Mood Area 52 plays their live original score to Nosferatu, 8 pm, Tsunami Books. $5.

FORUM "Imagining Creative Oregon: A Collaborative Vision" with Tom Tresser, 7 to 9 pm, 206 Lawrence, UO. FREE.

"Massacre by Bombing" Pacifica Forum, noon, Wesley Cntr. FREE.

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

Open house features free chair massages, live music, food, drink and demonstrations, 5 to 7 pm, Eugene Wellness Center, 1405 Mill St. FREE.

Meeting of the UUCE Singletarians, 7:30 pm, Unitarian Universalist Church of Eugene. $2 sugg. don.

Ski swap, 6 to 9 pm today and from 9 am to 6 pm tomorrow, Lane Co. Fairgrounds. $1 admission today.

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

Nearby Nature's 7th Annual Haunted Hike features costumes, crafts and treats, 5:30 to 9 pm, Alton Baker Park. $5.

"Rip it Apart!", noon to 4 pm, 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

"Scream in the Dark" haunted house, 7 to 10 pm today and tomorrow, and from 7 to 11 pm Oct. 30 and 31, Lane Co. Fairgrounds. $6.

LECTURE "Walking and Running in the Desert West," Mel Aikens, 5:30 pm, 175 Knight Law Center, UO. FREE.

MUSIC Homecoming concert features University Symphony, University Singers, Oregon Wind Ensemble and others, 7:30 pm, Beall, UO. FREE.

Floater, 8:30 pm, WOW Hall. $10.

8 Track Liberators, 10 pm, Max's Tavern. $2.

The Ovulators, Silverhawk, The Jackson County, 9 pm, Sam Bond's Garage. $4.

Cindy Alexander, 9 pm, Café Paradiso. $7-$10 ss.

Randy Newman, 7:30 pm, The Shedd. $15-$45.

OUTDOORS/RECREATION One-hour fast bike rides continue. See Thursday, Oct. 23.

Prayer for Peace circles continue. See Thursday, Oct. 23.

PRESENTATION "Basic Alternatives to Violence," today through Oct. 26. For information and to register call 343-5826.

THEATER Sealed For Freshness, 8 pm tonight, tomorrow and Oct. 31, and Nov. 1, 6, 7, 8, 14 and 15, with a 2 pm matinee Nov. 2, ACE Annex Theater. $12 F-SA, $10 SU, $5 TH, $5 for reception on Oct. 24.

Proof continues. See Thursday, Oct. 23.

Sylvia continues. See Thursday, Oct. 23.

Our Town continues. See Thursday, Oct. 23.

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25
Sunrise 7:40 am; Sunset 6:13 pm
Av High 61; Av Low 39

BENEFIT Eastside All-School Rummage Sale benefits homeless families, 9 am to 2 pm today and from 10 am to 1 pm tomorrow, Eastside Alternative School, 3875 Kincaid St. don.

COMEDY ComedySportz continues. See Saturday.

DANCE "Bon Voyage Aziza!" bellydancing event features Aziza, Elena Villa , Innana, Magidah and Razia, 6:30 pm, Cozmic Pizza @ The Strand. $10.

Eugene Singles Ministry costume dance, 7 pm, Coburg Grange. $6.

Fall Collage continues. See Thursday, Oct. 23.

GATHERINGS Saturday Market features more than 150 local artisans, international food court and live music, Park Blocks. Ken Silverman plays at 10 am; Vincent Sansone at 11; Ace Luxo at noon; Myshkin at 1 pm; Brian Cutean at 2 pm and Eagle Park Slim Band plays at 3:30 pm. FREE.

Holiday Faire features gifts and delicacies, 9 am to 2 pm, Willamalane Adult Center, Spfd. 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.

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

Sr. Professional Singles Breakfast, 9:30 am, Brail's Coffeeshop. $5.

Sons of Norway Bazaar features prizes, food, bake sale and handicrafts, 9 am to 3 pm, Sons of Norway Lodge, 1836 Alder St. FREE.

"Havdalah and a Movie!" 7 pm, Temple Beth Israel. 485-7218. don.

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.

"Educator's Day" features speakers, prizes and meetings between teachers, homeschoolers and librarians, 1 to 5 pm, Barnes and Noble. FREE.

Oakridge Mountain Market Faire features fresh produce and a costume contest, 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.

Ski swap continues. See Friday.

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

Halloween costume party, noon to 2 pm, Bon-Macy's Court, Valley River Center. FREE.

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

"Scream in the Dark" continues. See Friday

LITERARY ARTS A reception and book signing with Molly Ivins features dinner and music by Good 'n' Country, 9 pm, Cozmic Pizza @ The Strand. $25 adv., $30 dos.

Molly Ivins speaks, 3 pm, McDonald Theater. For information call 343-8548. $10 adv., $15 dos.

MUSIC Primus, 8 pm, Silva, Hult. $29.50. SOLD OUT.

Pearl Django, 8:30 pm, Luna. $10.

Witches' Ball features Land of the Blind, 8 pm, WOW Hall. $6-$10 ss.

Jim Brunberg, Rachel Browning, 8 pm, Café Paradiso. $8.

Emerald Strings, 2 pm, The Atrium. FREE.

OUTDOORS/RECREATION Whitewater trip on the McKenzie River, 9 am, Oregon River Sports. FREE.

GEARS rides 30 miles, Fox Hollow. Meet at 9 am, Alton Baker Park. FREE.

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

PERFORMANCES "An t-Samhain: Celtic Tales for Grown-Ups," 8 pm, Foolscap Books. $3-$5 ss.

OR-A-TRIX spoken word, female-slam, fiction aficionados and queer-poet freaks performance, 9:30 pm, Sam Bond's Garage. $5-$8 ss.

PRESENTATIONS "The Mystery of Reincarnation," 6 pm, Eugene Public Library. 431-1066. FREE.

"Composting with Worms," noon am to noon, City of Eugene Public Works Conf. Rm., 1820 Roosevelt Blvd. 485-0456. $20 adv., $25 dos.

"Basic Alternatives to Violence" continues. See Friday.

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.orgFree 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 Sealed For Freshness continues. See Friday.

Sylvia continues. See Thursday, Oct. 23.

Proof continues. See Thursday, Oct. 23.

Our Town continues. See Thursday, Oct. 23.

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26
Sunrise 7:42 am; Sunset 6:11 pm
Av High 60; Av Low 39

ARTS/VISUAL An opening for Art Behind Bars, work by prisoners and ex-prisoners features guest speakers, 4 pm; an opening for Dia de los Muertos, 6 pm, Maude Kerns Art Center. $3 sugg. don.

BENEFIT Eastside All-School Rummage Sale continues. See Saturday.

BINGO Bingo features Tom Heinl, prizes and who knows what else, 9 pm, Sam Bond's. FREE.

FESTIVAL 2003 Mushroom Festival & Plant Sale features food, displays, exhibits, children's activities, music and more, 10am to 4pm, Mt. Pisgah Arboretum. $5 sugg. don.

DETAILS OF DRAWINGS BY CHILDREN AFTER VIEWING AN EXHIBITION OF MEL CHIN'S WORK AND BEING ASKED WHAT THE ARTIST LOOKED LIKE. CHIN SPEAKS, 180 PLC, UO. SEE THURSDAY, OCT. 23.

FILM Subversive Pillow Theatre features The Disclosure Project, 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.

5th St. Market Harvest Festival features ribbon roses, woodcarving and light sculptures, noon to 4 pm, 5th St. Public Market. FREE.

Barter circle, noon to 3 pm, Growers 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 Halloween crafts, 12:30 pm, Babycakes. FREE.

Family pizza party features Rich Glauber and the EDGE performance group, 5 pm, Cozmic Pizza @ the Strand. $5, $3 kids.

LITERARY ARTS Book signing of Fleshing Out Skull and Bones with Kris Millegan, 4 pm, Tsunami Books. FREE.

MUSIC University Symphony, 3 pm, Beall Hall, UO. $5, $3 sr., stu.

Audio Liberation Battle of the Bands final event features 5south, Cap Gun Suicide, Sir Basil, Chain of Being and Longshot, 8:30 pm, WOW Hall. $6.

Bells of the Cascades, 7 pm, First United Methodist Church. $10 sugg. don.

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 GEARS rides 45 miles to Sunrise Café. Meet at 9 am, Alton Baker Park. FREE.

Cascadia Wildlands hikes to the Apple Fire salvage project area, 9 am, Growers Market. 434-1463. FREE.

Whitewater trip on the North Santiam River, 9 am, Oregon River Sports. FREE.

Gay tennis group continues. See Saturday.

PRESENTATION "Basic Alternatives to Violence" continues. See Friday.

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

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

THEATER Proof continues. See Thursday, Oct. 23.

 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 27
Sunrise 7:43 am; Sunset 6:10 pm
Av High 60; Av Low 39

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

BENEFIT "Ashland Salutes Willamette Rep" benefit features performances of spoken word, Shakespeare and music, 7:30 pm, Soreng, Hult. $100.

FILM A Friend of the Deceased, Russian Film Series screening, 9:15 pm, 115 Pacific, UO. FREE.

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

CISCAP new interest meeting, 6:30 pm, Skylight Lounge, EMU, UO. FREE.

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.

Haunted hayride, 6 to 9:30 pm today and tomorrow, Dorris Ranch, Spfd. $5, $3 child.

LECTURE Peter DeFazio talks about Congress, the War Powers Act and preemption, 7pm, 175 Knight Law Center, UO. FREE.

MUSIC Eugene Symphonic Band's Fall Pops Concert, 7:30 pm, Beall Hall, UO. $8 family, $5, $3 stu., sr.

Ember Swift, 9 pm, Sam Bond's. $5.

Slightly Stoopid, 8 pm, Wild Duck. $12 adv., $14 dos.

OUTDOORS/RECREATION One-hour fast bike rides continue. See Thursday, Oct. 23.

SPIRITUAL Prayer for Peace circles continue. See Thursday, Oct. 23.

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

VIGIL Women in Black silent vigil, 5 pm, corner of 7th Ave. and Oak Street. FREE.

 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28
Sunrise 7:44; Sunset 6:08 pm
Av High 59; Av Low 39

GATHERING 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.

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

Haunted hayride continues. See Monday.

LECTURE "NAFTA, The FTAA and Beyond," Jaime Castillo, 7 pm, 180 PLC, UO. FREE.

MUSIC Amen, Israeli musicians working for peace, 7:30 pm, Agate Hall. For information call 346-5678.

Robert Walters 20th Congress, Will Bernard and Motherbug, 8:30 pm, Wild Duck. $10 adv., $12 dos.

2003 Metropolitan Choral Festival features nine high school choir performances, 7:30 pm, Willamette High School auditorium. $2.50.

Dianne Reeves Trio, 7:30 pm, Shedd Hall. $14.50-$34.50.

ON THE AIR "Alternative Radio" features "Iraq: Eyewitness to War," Kathy Kelly, 6:30 pm, KLCC, 89.7 FM.

OUTDOORS/RECREATION Outdoor Program trip initiator clinic, 7:30 pm, Outdoor Program Office, EMU, UO. FREE.

One-hour fast bike rides continue. See Thursday, Oct. 23.

PRESENTATION "Monks in the Wild West: The Earl Day at Mt. Angel Abbey" Chatauqua Program Presentation by Jan Emerson, 1:30 pm, River Rd. Community Center. 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.

Zen meditation, 7:15 pm, Eugene Zendo. 302-4576. 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.

Prayer for Peace circles continue. See Thursday, Oct. 23.

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

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29
Sunrise 7:46 am; Sunset 6:07 pm
Av High 59; Av Low 39

FILM Birdy, 7 pm, 180 PLC, UO. FREE.

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

"Mental Health in Our Community" meeting, 5:15 pm, Lane Co. Mental Health, 2411 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 682-3031. FREE.

Harvest Festival features Halloween pumpkin carving demonstrations, noon, Al Fresco, 5th St. Public Market. FREE.

Willamette Business Leads visitor's day features information and breakfast, 7 am, Christie's, Oakway Golf Course. 342-8134. 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.

LITERARY ARTS William Gould speaks, 7 pm, 175 Knight Law Center, UO. FREE.

MUSIC Hieroglyphic, Little Brother, Encore, 9 pm, McDonald Theatre. $17 adv,. $20 dos.

John Hollenbeck, Claudio Quintet, 8 pm, Beall Hall, UO. $10, $7 stu., sr.

OUTDOORS/RECREATION Kayak pool sessions, 7:30 pm, UO Gerlinger Pool. $5, $3 UO stu., $5 kayak rental.

One-hour fast bike rides continue. See Thursday, Oct. 23.

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

Prayer for Peace circles continue. See Thursday, Oct. 23.

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

Tibetan Buddhist meditation continues. See Saturday.

THEATER Desdemona, A Play About a Handkerchief, 8 pm tonight, tomorrow and Oct. 31, Arena Theatre, UO. $4-$6.

VIDEO Cambodia's Peace Movement video screening, 7:30 pm, St. Mary's Episcopal Church. FREE.

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

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30
Sunrise 7:47 am; Sunset 6:05 pm
Av High 58; Av Low 39

FILM Regret to Inform, 7 pm, Tsunami Books. $1 don.

GATHERINGS Meridian Farmers Market continues. See Thursday, Oct. 23.

HIV counseling and testing continues. See Thursday, Oct. 23.

KIDSTUFF "Scream in the Dark" continues. See Friday

LITERARY ARTS Ehud Havazelet reads, 8 pm, Knight Library Browsing Rm., UO. FREE.

Lauren Kessler reads, 7 pm, Barnes and Noble. FREE.

MUSIC Garnet Rogers, 8 pm, Café Paradiso. $12.50 adv., $14 dos.

The Hunns, 8 pm, WOW Hall. $8 adv., $10 dos.

The Church of the New Crusade musical farce, 7:30 pm tonight, tomorrow and Nov. 1, Lord Leebrick Theatre. $10.

The Tiptons, 9 pm, Sam Bond's. $6.

The Rich McCulley Band, 9:30 pm, Samurai Duck. $3.

Octubafest, 8 pm, Beall Hall, UO. $5, $3 sr., stu.

Big Island Shindig, 9 pm, Wild Duck. $7.

Rich McCulley Band, 9:30 pm, Samurai Duck. $3.

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

"New Dimensions" features "A Cattle Rancher's Work for Peace," Teddy Carney, 6:30 pm, KLCC, 89.7 FM.

OUTDOORS/RECREATION Outdoor Program trip initiator clinic, 7:30 pm, Outdoor Program Barn, 18th Avenue and University Street. FREE.

One-hour fast bike rides continue. See Thursday, Oct. 23.

PRESENTATION "Abolishing War: Three Evenings of Dialogue," 7 pm tonight, Nov. 6 and 13, Friendly St. Neighborhood. For information and to register, call 543-0525.

SPIRITUAL "The Buddhist View of Selfishness" continues. See Thursday, Oct. 23.

Prayer for Peace circles continue. See Thursday, Oct. 23.

Eugene peace circle continues. See Thursday, Oct. 23.

THEATER SHOcase performance of Sleeping Beauty, Eugene Ballet Co., 12:15 pm, Hult lobby. FREE.

Desdemona, A Play About a Hankerchief continues. See Wednesday.

Proof continues. See Thursday, Oct. 23.

 

SANDRA CISNEROS SPEAKS AT THE ARLENE SCHNITZER HALL, PORTLAND. SEE OCT. 28, ON THE ROAD.

ON THE ROAD

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

OCT. 23 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.

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

Michael Moore, 7 pm, Memorial Coliseum, Portland. $15-$29.50.

Minh Tran & Company, 8 pm tonight, tomorrow and Oct. 25, Lincoln Performance Hall, Portland. $24, $12 stu.

OCT. 25 16th Annual Coast Conference features speakers, presentations and information about campaigns protecting Oregon ocean ecosystems, today and tomorrow, Newport Performing Arts Center and Hatfield Marine Science Center, Newport. For information call (503) 238-4450.

Charles Goodrich reads, 1 pm, Albany Public Library. FREE.

OCT. 28 Sandra Cisneros speaks as part of the Portland Arts and Lecture Series, 7:30 pm, Arlene Schnitzer Hall, Portland. For information call (503) 227-2583.

OCT. 29 Diavolo's DreamCatcher White Bird dance performance, 7:30 pm, Keller Auditorium, Portland. $18-$45.

OCT. 30 "Art=Language" Second Annual Enteractive Language Festival features performance art, parties, films, music, visual arts, "organic wrestling," video screenings and more, through Nov. 29, various Portland venues. For information and schedule go to www.dgyrlz.org/festivalEvents range from free to $15.

 

CORVALLIS EVENTS

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

OCT. 23Music A La Carte features Fantasies and Fragments, Angela Carlson, Rebecca Jeffers, noon, MU Lounge, OSU. FREE.

OCT. 24 Corvallis Community Theatre's Seven Keys to Baldpate, 8 pm tonight, tomorrow and Oct. 30, 31 and Nov. 1, and at 2:30 pm Oct. 26 and Nov. 2, Majestic Theatre. $10.

OCT. 25 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.

OCT. 26 Darrell Grant, 7 pm, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis. Proceeds benefit the Leah Heilman-Pollack Medial Fund. $12, $10 stu., sr.

OCT. 28 "Unfoldment of World Civilization," Ron Hershel, 7 pm, LaSells Stewart Center, OSU. FREE.

Arthritis support group meeting, 6:30 pm, Corvallis Sr. Center. FREE.

OCT. 29 Corvallis Wednesday Farmers' Market features local produce, 8 am to 1 pm Wednesdays through Nov. 26, Benton Co. Fairgrounds. FREE.

Acoustic blues jam, 7:30 pm, Bombs Away Café. FREE.

OCT. 30 Music A La Carte features Robert Brudvig, noon, MU Lounge, OSU. FREE.

 

ATTN: OPPORTUNITIES

The 5th Annual Tom Waits Night seeks performers. Call 681-9212.

The Cascade Chorus seeks men and boys to join them in Christmas performances. Call 484-7206.

The Festival of Trees seeks volunteers. Call 741-4606.

The Citizen Review Board seeks volunteers to serve on boards reviewing case plans of abused and neglected children in Lane Co. Call 686-7853.

 

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; 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, Milonga dance party—9, 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.
Contra—8, Kelly School. 302-2628.
Argentine Tango, Beg.—8, The Tango Center. 349-8682.
Belldancing w/Aziza—1, The Eugene Ballet. 302-8226.
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: International folk—7:15, In Shape Fitness. 726-7548.
West African—11 am, 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.
West African—7:30, WOW Hall. 687-2746.
Line dancing—6:45 pm, Vet's Club. No phone.
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.
Partner dancing, Beg.—6:30, Studio B. www.eugenetango.com
Salsa—6, Studio B. No phone.
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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