Friday to Friday

2012-03-29T15:30:00Z 2012-03-29T15:30:21Z Friday to FridayThe Entertainer Lebanon Express
March 29, 2012 3:30 pm  • 

FRIDAY, MARCH 30

ON STAGE

Festival of Illusions: Hart Keene, 6:30 p.m., Lincoln City Cultural Center, 540 N.E. Highway 101, Lincoln City. Keene was featured on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent!” in 2010 and has been performing his blend of magic, mentalism and comedy all over the Northwest for 12 years. Admission: $5 general, $4 children ages 6-18, free for children 5 and under. Information: 541-994-9994 or www.lincolncity-culturalcenter.org.

Final Friday open mic night, 7 p.m., Rhythm & Brews Cafe, 229 Third Ave. S.W., Albany. Features poetry, comedy, music, etc. Information: 541-924-5668 or www.rhythmandbrewscafe.com.

FILM

“The General” (1925), 11 a.m., The Bijou Theatre, 1624 N.E. Highway. 101, Lincoln City. This silent Buster Keaton classic was filmed in Cottage Grove. The screening will include live organ accompaniment by Mac Pimental. Admission: $2. Information: 541-994-8255 or www.cinemalovers.com.

“La Terre Parle Arabe” (“The Land Speaks Arabic”) (2007), 6:45 p.m. Arabic coffee and baklava, 7 p.m. screening, Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center, 128 S.W. Ninth St., Corvallis. Using original source documents, rare archival footage, witness testimony and historian interviews, Maryse Gargour’s award-winning documentary shines a spotlight on the ethnic cleansing of Palestine that began in 1948. Sponsored by Palestine Action Group. Admission is free; donations are welcome.

POPULAR MUSIC

Michael Dane, 6 p.m., fireplace lounge, Gracie’s Sea Hag, 58 E. Highway. 101, Depoe Bay. Information: 541-765-2734.

Rita Brown and Bill Smythe, Tim Hardin and Friends, 7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1165 N.W. Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Part of the Best Cellar Coffeehouse series. Admission: $2-$10 on a sliding scale at the door. Information: 541-752-7456 or http://cfs.peak.org.

Broh Taylor Blues, 9 p.m., Roadhouse 101, 4649 S.W. Highway. 101, Lincoln City. Admission is free. Information: 541-994-7729 or www.roadhouse101.com.

DANCE

Timber Twirlers’ “Luck of the Irish Potato Dance,” 7 p.m. potato supper, 7:30 p.m. dance, IOOF Hall, 738 Fifth Ave. S.E., Albany. Caller: Bruce Lowther. Cuer: Sharon Greenman. Admission: $3 supper, $5 dance. Information: Bev Looney, 541-926-3138.

DJ Stoltz, 9:30 p.m. Fridays, Dixie Creek Saloon, 32994 Highway 99E, Tangent. Information: 541-926-2767 or http://dixiecreeksaloon.com.

“Electro Fridays,” 10 p.m. Fridays, SubZero Corvallis, 126 S.W. Fourth St., Corvallis. Features electro, dubstep, house and breaks. Admission: $2 cover. Information: www.subzerocorvallis.com.

Reggae night, 10:30 p.m., Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 S.W. First St., Corvallis. Information: 541-753-9900 or http://cloudandkellys.com.

MISCELLANEOUS

Native Plant Sale and Erythronium Festival, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. through March 31, Historic Deepwood Estate, 1116 Mission St. S.E., Salem. Admission is free. Information: 503-363-1825 or www.historicdeepwoodestate.org.

Spring Whale Watch Week, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. through March 31, various vantage points along the Oregon coast. Sites include the Boiler Bay State Scenic Viewpoint, the Whale Watching Center at the Depoe Bay Sea Wall and Rocky Creek State Scenic Viewpoint, all in the Depoe Bay area; Cape Foulweather and the Devil’s Punchbowl State Natural Area just outside of Newport; and the Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area and Don Davis City Park in Nye Beach. Volunteers will be available to help spot whales. Information: 1-800-262-7844 or www.discovernewport.com.

ForgetMeNot Farm craft sale, noon to 5 p.m. through April 1, ForgetMeNot Farm, Adair Village. Features hand-crafted carrots and other spring decor and gift items. To reach the farm, drive north from Corvallis or south from Monmouth on Highway 99W. At Adair Village, turn west onto Tampico Road and travel 2.5 miles to the sky-blue farmhouse at the Andrews Lane street sign. Park at the red barn.

Albany Community Pool spring break activities, 1 to 3 p.m., Albany Community Pool, 2150 36th Ave. S.E., Albany. Today’s activity is a penny dive. Cost: $3.50 general, $3 youth up to age 18, and $10 for a family up to six members. Information: 541-967-4521 or www.cityofalbany.net/parks/facilities/acp.

“Estuary Investigations,” 1 to 3 p.m., Hatfield Marine Science Center, 2030 S.E. Marine Science Drive, Newport. Spend time exploring the different zones of the Yaquina Bay estuary and its unique organisms. Boots and rain gear recommended. Preregistration is recommended, but walk-ins are welcome. Cost: $7.50 per person. Information: 541-867-0233 or http://hmsc.oregonstate.edu.

Chintimini Kennel Club all-breed dog show, 2 to 9 p.m., runs through April 1, Linn County Fair & Expo Center, 3700 Knox Butte Road E., Albany. Admission is free. Parking: $5. Information: www.chintiminikennelclub.com.

STIHL Timbersports Series Western qualifier, 2 p.m., McAlexander Field House, Oregon State University, Corvallis. Features some of the top collegiate and professional lumberjack competitors in the western United States. Winners of those competitions will advance to the June 1-3 U.S. Championships in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Schedule/information: www.stihltimbersports.us.

Beer tasting, 4 to 7 p.m., The Wine Place, U.S. 101 and W. Fourth St., Yachats. Features Upright Brewing. Information: 541-547-5275 or www.iloveoregonwine.com.

Wine tasting, 5 to 8 p.m., WineStyles, in the Timberhill Shopping Center, 2333 N.W. Kings Blvd., Corvallis. Admission: $10 tasting fee, which includes samples of a flight of wines plus a glass of your choice from one of the featured wines. Information: 541-738-9463.

Wine tasting, 5 to 7 p.m. Fridays, First Alternative South Store, 1007 S.E. Third St., Corvallis. Light appetizers and good company. Information: 541-753-3115.

Karaoke, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Favorite Mistake Sports Bar, 5432 Pacific Blvd. S.W., Albany. Information: 541-928-0034.

Hip-hop night, 10 p.m., Jack Okole’s Bar & Grill, 140 N.W. Third St., Suite B, Corvallis. Information: 541-368-5340 or www.facebook.com/jackokoles.

Cosmic Bowling, 11 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Lakeshore Lanes, 5432 Pacific Blvd. S.W., Albany. Cost: $12.50 per person, which includes play and shoe rental. Information: 541-926-4631.

SATURDAY, MARCH 31

ON STAGE

Festival of Illusions: Heather Pearl, 6:30 p.m., Lincoln City Cultural Center, 540 N.E. Highway 101, Lincoln City. Pearl is currently a co-artistic director of Nomadic Theatre Co. and the Movement Education teacher at the Cedarwood Waldorf School in Portland. Admission: $5 general, $4 children ages 6-18, free for children 5 and under. Information: 541-994-9994 or www.lincolncity-culturalcenter.org.

“Jane Barnes Revue,” 7:30 p.m., Astor Street Opry Company Playhouse, 129 W. Bond St., Astoria. Admission: $25 general, $50 VIP. Advance tickets available at Old Town Framing Company in Astoria. Information: 503-791-7940.

Comedy night, 9:30 p.m., Dixie Creek Saloon, 32994 Highway 99E, Tangent. Features Terry Geil, Jesse Priest, Will Woodruff, Dan Crall and Dean Clark. Host: Dustin Gatchell. Information: 541-926-2767 or www.dixiecreeksaloon.com.

FILM

“The Shining” (1980), 11 a.m. and 10:30 p.m., The Bijou Theatre, 1624 N.E. Highway. 101, Lincoln City. Jack Nicholson stars as the winter caretaker of a Colorado hotel, whose past inhabitants drive him to murder. Filmed at Timberline Lodge. Directed by Stanley Kubrick. Based on the novel by Stephen King. Rated R. Admission: $2. Information: 541-994-8255 or www.cinemalovers.com.

POPULAR MUSIC

Songmakers salon, 1 to 3 p.m., Imagine Coffee Live Arts, 5460 S.W. Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. Information: 541-286-4340 or http://imaginecoffee.net.

Del Rey ukulele workshop, 4 p.m., Troubadour Music Center, 521 S.W. Second St., Corvallis. Cost: $25 at the door. Information: 541-752-7720 or www.hobemianrecords.com.

Michael Dane, 6 p.m., fireplace lounge, Gracie’s Sea Hag, 58 E. Highway. 101, Depoe Bay. Information: 541-765-2734.

“Cookin’ Up Good! Songwriters Food Share Benefit,” 7 to 9 p.m., Imagine Coffee Live Arts, 5460 S.W. Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. This songwriters round for Linn Benton Food Share features John Donoghue (Wild Hog in the Woods), Sid Beam (Gumbo) and Ralph Penunuri. Admission: $5 and up on a sliding scale, although no one will be turned away. Information: 541-286-4340 or http://imaginecoffee.net.

Jazz by the Sea 2012, 7 p.m., Shilo Inn, 536 S.W. Elizabeth St., Newport. A benefit for Oregon Coast Jazz Party (formerly Jazz at Newport). Music by Swing Shift. Admission: $15 general, $5 students 21 and under with ID. Reservations/information: 541-265-7701 or www.coastarts.org.

Rock n Roll Cowboys, 9 p.m., Roadhouse 101, 4649 S.W. Highway. 101, Lincoln City. Admission is free. Information: 541-994-7729 or www.roadhouse101.com.

DANCE

High Steppin’ Country Dance Club dance, 7:30 p.m. line-dance lesson, 8:30 p.m. couples dance lesson, followed by open dancing, Corvallis Elks Lodge, 1400 N.W. Ninth St., Corvallis. Music by Rockin’ Robyn’s Dance & DJ. Admission: $6 general, $5 members, $4 students and military personnel with ID, $2 patrons under 21. Information: 541-819-7381 or www.highsteppincountry.com.

“SubZero Saturdays,” 10 p.m. Saturdays, SubZero Corvallis, 126 S.W. Fourth St., Corvallis. “Pick Your Drink” specials, plus music by DJs Technick and Commonwealth. Admission: $10 cover (includes five free well drinks), $2 cover. Information: www.subzerocorvallis.com.

FAMILY

Family karaoke, 6 to 9 p.m. Saturdays, Pizza King, 231 Lyon St. S.E., Albany.

MISCELLANEOUS

Chintimini Kennel Club all-breed dog show, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., runs through April 1, Linn County Fair & Expo Center, 3700 Knox Butte Road E., Albany. Admission is free. Parking: $5. Information: www.chintiminikennelclub.com.

Corvallis Indoor Winter Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through April 7, Gruber Hall, Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 S.W. 53rd St., Corvallis. The market offers foods and products from dozens of local sources. Music by Robert Peckyno. Information: http://corvallisindoorwintermarket.blogspot.com/.

Wine tasting, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wineopolis, on the riverfront in the Water Street Market building, 151 N.W. Monroe Ave., Suite 103, Corvallis. Sample two or three wines from around the world. Try something new and hard to find, and learn the back stories behind their production. Information: 541-738-1600.

Writers workshop: “Fooling Around with Words” (CRN #46532), 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., LBCC Benton Center, 757 N.W. Polk Ave., Corvallis. Sessions include Timothy Black’s “Be the Word: A Workshop on Spoken Word Poetics,” Linda Elin Hamner’s “Build-a-Story Workshop,” the multiple-leader “Working on a Mystery,” Paul VanDevelder’s “What’s the Big Idea,” Tina Boscha’s “Going Rogue: What You Need to Know About Self-Publishing Before You Publish” and Paulann Petersen’s “Writing with the Current.” Petersen and VanDevelder will deliver a keynote at 4 p.m. in the Benton Center Atrium. Cost: $39 for a morning and afternoon workshop. Information: 541-757-8944 or www.linnbenton.edu/go/benton-center.

Native Plant Sale and Erythronium Festival, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Historic Deepwood Estate, 1116 Mission St. S.E., Salem. Admission is free. Information: 503-363-1825 or www.historicdeepwoodestate.org.

SOLV annual spring beach clean-up, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., various meeting spots, Newport. Eliminate litter and ocean debris at various meeting spots, including Agate Beach, Nye Beach and Beverly Beach. Information: 1-800-333-7658 or www.solv.org.

Spring Whale Watch Week, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., various vantage points along the Oregon coast. Sites include the Boiler Bay State Scenic Viewpoint, the Whale Watching Center at the Depoe Bay Sea Wall and Rocky Creek State Scenic Viewpoint, all in the Depoe Bay area; Cape Foulweather and the Devil’s Punchbowl State Natural Area just outside of Newport; and the Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area and Don Davis City Park in Nye Beach. Volunteers will be available to help spot whales. Information: 1-800-262-7844 or www.discovernewport.com.

Sweet Home Rock & Mineral Society show, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., runs through April 1, Sweet Home High School, 1641 Long St., Sweet Home. Admission: 50 cents general, free for children 12 and under when accompanied by an adult.

ForgetMeNot Farm craft sale, noon to 5 p.m. through April 1, ForgetMeNot Farm, Adair Village. Features hand-crafted carrots and other spring decor and gift items. To reach the farm, drive north from Corvallis or south from Monmouth on Highway 99W. At Adair Village, turn west onto Tampico Road and travel 2.5 miles to the sky-blue farmhouse at the Andrews Lane street sign. Park at the red barn.

Wine tasting, noon to 3 p.m. Saturdays, Avalon Wine, 201 S.W. Third St., Corvallis. Fine Oregon and Northwest wines, with an occasional European selection. Information: 541-752-7418.

Wine tasting, noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays (also by appointment), Marks Ridge Winery, 29255 Berlin Road, Sweet Home. Information: 541-367-3292 or www.marksridge.com.

Spring bluebird workshop, 1 p.m., Dennis Hall, First Presbyterian Church, 114 S.W. Eighth St., Corvallis. Learn about the Western Bluebird and how to attract and sustain bluebirds in your area. Features a slide presentation, Q&A and door prizes. Admission: $5 requested donation.

Poetry reading: Carlos Reyes, 2:30 p.m., Hoffman Center, 594 Laneda Ave., Manzanita. “Pomegranate, Sister of the Heart” is the poet and translator’s fifth collection of poetry. Information: www.hoffmanblog.org.

Wine tasting, 1 to 4 p.m., The Wine Place, U.S. 101 and W. Fourth St., Yachats. Features Piluso Vineyard. Information: 541-547-5275 or www.iloveoregonwine.com.

Albany Nosh Tour (ANT), 4 p.m., begins at Albany Visitors Association, 250 Broadalbin St. S.W., Suite 100, Albany. The tour takes participants backstage through many of Albany’s restaurants. 21 and over only. Reservations required. Reservations/information: 541-928-0911 or www.albanyvisitors.com.

Past wine-club selections tasting, 4 to 7 p.m., WineStyles, in the Timberhill Shopping Center, 2333 N.W. Kings Blvd., Corvallis. Features a few old favorites. Admission: $5 general, free for wine-club members. Information: 541-738-9463.

Karaoke, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Favorite Mistake Sports Bar, 5432 Pacific Blvd. S.W., Albany. Information: 541-928-0034.

Cosmic Bowling, 11 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Lakeshore Lanes, 5432 Pacific Blvd. S.W., Albany. Cost: $12.50 per person, which includes play and shoe rental. Information: 541-926-4631.

SUNDAY, APRIL 1

CLASSICAL MUSIC

Pacific Coast Wind Ensemble benefit concert, 2 p.m., Newport Performing Arts Center, 777 W. Olive St., Newport. Proceeds benefit the Homeless Youth Alliance of Lincoln County. Admission: $10 general, $8 seniors, $25 for families up to 5 members. Information: 541-265-2787 or www.coastarts.org.

POPULAR MUSIC

Michael Dane, 6 p.m., fireplace lounge, Gracie’s Sea Hag, 58 E. Highway. 101, Depoe Bay. Information: 541-765-2734.

Strings of Time, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sundays, Novak’s Hungarian Restaurant, 2306 Heritage Way S.E., Albany. Easy-listening standards by father-and-son guitar duo. Information: 541-967-9488 or www.stringsoftime.com.

DANCE

Square dance lessons, 4 to 5:30 p.m. Sundays, Cascade Performing Arts Center, 800 Harrison St., Lebanon. No partner is required; no previous dance experience necessary. Instructor: Charlotte Jeskey. Admission: $4 per class. Information: 503-838-5113 or cjeskey@juno.com.

MISCELLANEOUS

Chintimini Kennel Club all-breed dog show, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Linn County Fair & Expo Center, 3700 Knox Butte Road E., Albany. Admission is free. Parking: $5. Information: www.chintiminikennelclub.com.

Sweet Home Rock & Mineral Society show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sweet Home High School, 1641 Long St., Sweet Home. Admission: 50 cents general, free for children 12 and under when accompanied by an adult.

April Fools’ Day celebration, noon to 5 p.m., tasting room, Tyee Wine Cellars, 26335 Greenberry Road, Corvallis. Features wine tastings, appetizers, a celebration of spring and a drawing for special discounts. Information: 541-753-8754 or www.tyeewine.com.

ForgetMeNot Farm craft sale, noon to 5 p.m., ForgetMeNot Farm, Adair Village. Features hand-crafted carrots and other spring decor and gift items. To reach the farm, drive north from Corvallis or south from Monmouth on Highway 99W. At Adair Village, turn west onto Tampico Road and travel 2.5 miles to the sky-blue farmhouse at the Andrews Lane street sign. Park at the red barn.

“What to Do in the Garden in April,” noon, Garland Nursery, 5470 N.E. Highway 20, Corvallis. A review of all the “must-dos” and a few of the “could-dos” to ensure a good start to a spring garden. Admission is free. Information: 541-753-6601 or www.garlandnursery.com.

Wine tasting, noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays (also by appointment), Marks Ridge Winery, 29255 Berlin Road, Sweet Home. Information: 541-367-3292 or www.marksridge.com.

“Chef’s Show-Off,” 2 p.m., Commons dining hall, Linn-Benton Community College, 6500 Pacific Blvd. S.W., Albany. Admission: $8 advance, $10 at the door. Advance tickets available at the Mennonite Village in Albany and both First Alternative Co-op stores in Corvallis. Information: http://tenriversfoodweb.org or www.brownpapertickets.com.

“Expansions Lab: Inversions,” 2 to 4 p.m., Live Well Studio, 971 Spruce Ave., Suite 101, Corvallis. The lab will cover alignment principles and techniques to help you turn your world upside down. Intermediate to advanced level. It is recommended that participants be able to kick into a handstand at the wall, unassisted. Instructor: Lisa Wells. Cost: $39. Information: 541-224-6566, info@livewellstudio.com or www.livewellstudio.com.

“Innertainment: Relax and Recharge,” 4 to 5 p.m. Sundays, Willamette Wellness Center, 6735 S.W. Country Club Drive, Suite 103, Corvallis. Learn rejuvenating breathing exercises and meditation techniques. Led by Carolyn Schechtman. Cost: $7 (the first class is free). Information: 971-218-6798 or www.sites.google.com/site/carolynschechtman.

MONDAY, APRIL 2

DANCE

Teen/adult ballet classes, 6 to 7:15 p.m. Mondays, Cascade Performing Arts Center, 800 Harrison St., Lebanon. An introductory class for teens and adults who have never taken ballet before or who have some experience and are dancing at a beginner level. The class is also for intermediate-level dancers who want to work at a slower pace and refine technique. Instructor: Kaynor Heineck. Cost: $20 per month, $5 per class. Information: 541-258-2572 or 541-401-9780.

International folk-dancing, 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays, 1180 25th Ave. S.W., Albany. No partner needed. Admission: $4. Directions/information: 541-967-8017 or grholcomb96@gmail.com.

Sweet Home Squarenaders square dance lessons, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays, Sweet Home Charter School, 28721 Liberty Road, Sweet Home. Instructor: Leonard Snodgrass. Cost: $5 per person. Information: 541-367-4151, 541-367-2150 or 541-466-5536.

West African dance class, 7:15 to 8:15 p.m. Mondays, Odd Fellows Hall, 223 S.W. Second St., Corvallis. Cost: $15. Information: 541-754-0521.

FAMILY

Bedtime storytime, 7 p.m., Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 N.W. Monroe Ave., Corvallis.

Evening story time with puppets, 7 p.m., Albany Public Library, 2450 14th Ave. S.E., Albany. Information: 541-917-7583 or http://library.cityofalbany.net.

MISCELLANEOUS

Historic Whiteside Theatre tours, noon to 1 p.m. first Mondays, Whiteside Theatre, 361 S.W. Madison Ave., Corvallis. Conducted by the Whiteside Theatre Foundation. All tours start promptly, on time. Once a tour enters the building, the doors are closed, and joining the tour is not permitted, nor is videography of any kind. To schedule a private tour for groups of 20 or more people, please contact the Whiteside Theatre Foundation at info@whitesidetheatre.org. Admission: $5 general, free for Whiteside Theatre Foundation members. Emailing is recommended to verify tour availability. Reservations/ information: info@whitesidetheatre.org.

First Mondays Chess with pizza, 6 to 8 p.m. first Mondays, Albany Public Library, 2450 14th Ave. S.E., Albany. Information: 541-917-7583.

Willamette Poker Tour, 7 p.m. Mondays, Starlite Sports Bar, 638 Main St., Lebanon.

“Bar Bingo,” 9 p.m. Mondays, Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, 1915 N.E. Four Acre Place, Corvallis. Information: 541-758-2204.

TUESDAY, APRIL 3

FILM

“The Red Orchestra” (2003), 6 and 8 p.m., Darkside Cinema, 215 S.W. Fourth St., Corvallis. The documentary chronicles the historical background of a resistance group of ordinary citizens who fought the Nazis and paid the price. Filmmaker Stefan Roloff’s father, Helmut Roloff, was a member of the group. Stefan will introduce the documentary and answer questions after the showings. Admission is free.

POPULAR MUSIC

Mr. Spartan A Cappella Night and silent auction, 6 p.m. auction and 7 p.m. performance, Mainstage, Corvallis High School, 1400 N.W. Buchanan Ave., Corvallis. Features On the Rocks (as seen on “The Sing-Off”), Divisi, The Sirens and such local groups as the West Albany Rhythmix, Corvallis High School Spartacappella, Heart of the Valley Children’s Choir’s Unmentionables and Absolute. A fundraiser for the Mario Pastega House, Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center and the Adolescent Mental Health Center. Admission: $10 general, $8 students. Advance tickets are available at Gracewinds Music and WineStyles in Corvallis, and at the door.

Corvallis Community Choir rehearsals, 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis, 2945 N.W. Circle Blvd., Corvallis. Newcomers welcome. No audition. No music experience necessary. Director: Dr. David Servias. Cost: $50 per term; some scholarships available. Information: Janet Converse, 541-753-7660, j.converse@comcast.net or http://corvalliscommunitychoir.us.

Mark Cleaver, 9 to 11 p.m. Tuesdays, Favorite Mistake Sports Bar, 5432 Pacific Blvd. S.W., Albany. Information: 541-928-0034.

DANCE

Albany Timber Twirlers square dance lessons, 7 p.m. Tuesdays, IOOF Hall, 738 Fifth Ave. S.E., Albany. Cost: $5 per person per lesson or $45 per person for all 10 lessons. Caller Bruce Lowther teaches the moves required for the mainstream dancing level. No partner required. Information: Bev Looney, 541-926-3138.

Beginner Plus line-dance class, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Corvallis Elks Lodge, 1400 N.W. Ninth St., Corvallis. Cost: $4. Information: 541-758-7341 or www.robbiehalvorson.net.

Argentine tango classes, 7:15 p.m. Tuesdays, Peter Gysegem’s Studio, Corvallis. Basic instruction at 7:15 p.m. and more advanced moves at 8:15. Singles, couples and drop-ins welcome. Cost: $5 per person per evening. Information: 541-250-0228 or www.gysegem.com/tango.

Timba Tuesday, 7:30 to 10 p.m., Tuesdays, Impulse Bar & Grill, 1425 N.W. Monroe Ave., Corvallis. No cover. Patrons under 21 may attend until 9 p.m. Admission is free. Information: www.rumbanana.org.

Salsa dance, 8 to 10 p.m. Tuesdays, Women’s Building room 112, Oregon State University. Information: osucasineros@lists.oregonstate.edu.

FAMILY

Toddler story time, 10 a.m., Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 N.W. Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Information: 541-766-6794.

Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Monroe Community Library, 668 Commercial St., Monroe.

Story time with puppets, 10:30 a.m., Downtown Carnegie Library, 302 Ferry St. S.W., Albany. Information: 541-917-7588 or http://library.cityofalbany.net.

Bedtime story time, 7 p.m., Philomath Community Library, 1050 Applegate St., Philomath. Information: 541-929-3016.

MISCELLANEOUS

Workshop: Stefan Roloff, “The Red Orchestra,” 10 to 11:20 a.m., Room 103, Owen Hall, Oregon State University, Corvallis. The German filmmaker and artist will talk about his documentary’s historical background and discuss his motivations to make the film. He will also will give insights into how to approach making a documentary. Admission is free.

Global Poverty Project: “1.4 Billion Reasons,” 6 p.m., Austin Auditorium, LaSells Stewart Center, Oregon State University, Corvallis. Information: www.globalpovertyproject.com.

Reading group: Willa Cather, “O Pioneers!,” 6:30 p.m., Grass Roots Books & Music, 227 S.W. Second St., Corvallis. Cather’s classic 1913 novel is set on the Nebraska frontier. Alexandra Bergson is a young Swedish immigrant who must assume responsibility for the farm and family after her father’s death. Information: 541-754-7668 or www.grassrootsbookstore.com.

Live national trivia quiz show, 9 to 11 p.m. Tuesdays, Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, 1915 N.E. Four Acre Place, Corvallis. Teams or individuals welcome. Information: 541-758-2204.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4

ON STAGE

Infinite Improv!, 9 p.m. first Wednesdays, Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 S.W. First St., Corvallis. Improv comedy theater. Admission is free. Information: 541-753-9900 or http://improvtheatre.webs.com.

FILM

“World Water Wars,” 6 p.m., Oregon Coast Community College, 400 S.E. College Way, Newport. Part of the Water Film series. Information: 541-265-2631 or www.lincolnswcd.org.

POPULAR MUSIC

Jefferson Jammers, 6 to 10 p.m., Morningstar Grange, Morningstar Road, Millersburg. Classic rock and country. Information: 541-327-9882.

DANCE

Albany senior dance, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Albany Eagles Lodge, 127 Broadalbin St., Albany. Admission: $3.

Country & Western night, 7:15 p.m. line dance and couples lessons, 8 p.m. open dancing, nightclub and restaurant, Pineway Golf Course, 30949 Pineway Road, Lebanon. Held every Wednesday. Music by Rockin’ Robyn’s Dance & DJ. Admission: $4 per person.

Belly dance, 8 p.m., Old World Deli, 341 S.W. Second St., Corvallis. Information: 541-752-8549 or www.corvallisbellydance.org.

“Wild Wednesdays with Urkel,” 10 p.m. Wednesdays, SubZero Corvallis, 126 S.W. Fourth St., Corvallis. Admission: $3 cover, which includes one complimentary well drink ticket. Information: www.subzerocorvallis.com or http://soundcloud.com/urkeldubstep.

FAMILY

Infant story time, 10 a.m., Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 N.W. Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Information: 541-766-6794.

Preschool story time, 10 to 10:30 a.m., Philomath Community Library, 1050 Applegate St., Philomath.

Story time with puppet show, 10:30 a.m., Albany Public Library, 2450 14th Ave. S.E. Information: 541-917-7583 or http://library.cityofalbany.net.

MISCELLANEOUS

Comfort Crafting Circle, 1 to 2 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, meeting room, Benton Hospice, 2350 N.W. Professional Drive, Corvallis. Make items for hospice patients and families. Knitters, crocheters and crafters from the community are welcome. No experience necessary. Information: 800-898-9616 or 541-757-9616.

Author visit: Ceiridwen Terrill, “Part Wild,” 4 p.m., Room 313, Richardson Hall, Oregon State University, Corvallis. The book’s full title is “Part Wild: One Woman’s Journey with a Creature Caught Between the Worlds of Wolves and Dogs.” When Terrill adopts a wolfdog (part husky, part gray wolf) named Inyo to be her protector and fellow traveler, she is drawn to Inyo’s spark of wildness. The author will speak and give a slide show. Admission is free.

Beer and Blog, 5 p.m. Wednesdays, Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 S.W. First St., Corvallis. Local bloggers and tweeters meet to commiserate and network. Information: 541-753-9900.

Preview artist reception: W. Curtis and Susan Johnson, 5 p.m., Waterstone Gallery, 424 N.W. 12th St., Portland. The exhibit features the oil drawings of Susan Johnson, a retired OSU and LBCC art instructor and 1985-92 executive director of The Arts Center; and designed and handmade furniture by W. Curtis Johnson, a retired OSU biophysics professor and furniture maker. Their works are on display through April 29. Information: 503-226-6196 or www.waterstonegallery.com.

Lecture: Kirsten Swenson, “From Industrial Parks to the Industrial Sublime,” 6 p.m. reception, 7 p.m. lecture, Joyce Powell Leadership Center, Memorial Room, Memorial Union, Oregon State University, Corvallis. The lecture’s full title is “From Industrial Parks to the Industrial Sublime: Restaging ‘New Topographics.’” The contemporary art historian’s talk, which covers images of landscape, photography and new forms of technology, is part of the Visiting Artists and Scholars Program. Admission is free.

Author talk: Ceiridwen Terrill, “Part Wild,” 7 p.m., Grass Roots Books & Music, 227 S.W. Second St., Corvallis. The book’s full title is “Part Wild: One Woman’s Journey with a Creature Caught Between the Worlds of Wolves and Dogs.” Information: 541-754-7668 or www.grassrootsbookstore.com.

THURSDAY, APRIL 5

ON STAGE

“Nunsensation!,” Lebanon Association for Theater Arts, 7 p.m., runs through April 7, Lebanon High School, 1700 S. Fifth St., Lebanon. Cost: $50 VIP season (express ticket check-in, free beverage at intermission, priority seating, tax deduction and a reserved seat for one performance of each of the season’s four shows); $25 regular season (reserved seat for one performance of each of the season’s four shows). Single tickets: $8 general, $5 seniors/students. Advance tickets are available at Stainthorp’s Music, Umpqua Bank, Linn-Co Federal Credit Union and the Lebanon Chamber of Commerce office, all in Lebanon. Tickets are also available at the door. Information: Patty Crenshaw, 541-570-2032 or lafta.board@gmail.com.

“Life Is a Cabaret,” 7:30 p.m., room F-104, Forum building, Linn-Benton Community College, 6500 Pacific Blvd. S.W., Albany. Features performances by LBCC students including everything from vocalists, instrumentals, musical theater and dancing to pop, rock, a cappella and everything in between. Admission: $5 general at the door. Information: 541-917-4531.

POPULAR MUSIC

Corvallis New Horizons Band, 6:15 p.m. Thursdays. The New Horizons Band is a friendly group welcoming players at all levels. Admission is a quarterly tuition fee. Rehearsal location/information: Sharon Oefelein, 541-754-6098.

Webster Chicago, 6 p.m., Papa’s Pizza Parlor, 1030 S.W. Third St., Corvallis. Every first Thursday is blues night. Information: 541-757-2727.

Blues jam, 7 to 10 p.m. every other Thursday, Peacock Bar & Grill East, 76 E. Sherman St., Lebanon. Featuring Kendall Lee and the Roadhouse Blues Band. No cover. Information: 541-451-2027.

Corvallis Old-Time Music Jam, 7 to 9:30 p.m., first and third Thursdays, Old World Deli, 341 S.W. Second St., Corvallis.

Revolving local music, 8 p.m., Roadhouse 101, 4649 S.W. Highway. 101, Lincoln City. Admission is free. Information: 541-994-7729 or www.roadhouse101.com.

Trevor Tagle, 9 to 11 p.m. Thursdays, Favorite Mistake Sports Bar, 5432 Pacific Blvd. S.W., Albany. Information: 541-928-0034.

DANCE

Line dance, couples dance lessons and open dancing, 7 to 10 p.m. Thursdays, Albany Eagles Lodge, 127 Broadalbin St. N.W., Albany. Cost: $4. All are welcome. Information: 541-926-1159.

Square dance lessons, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays, First Congregational United Church of Christ, 4515 S.W. West Hills Road, Corvallis. Both singles and couples are welcome. Information: www.corvallissquares.com.

“Bangarang Thursdays” with Khoi Tran, 10 p.m. Thursdays, SubZero Corvallis, 126 S.W. Fourth St., Corvallis. Features progressive house, electro, trance and mash-ups. Admission: $3 cover, free for ladies all night. Information: www.subzerocorvallis.com.

Family-friendly swing dance lessons, Philomath Middle School, 2021 Chapel Drive, Philomath. Information: 541-929-3180.

FAMILY

Preschool story time, 10 a.m., Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 N.W. Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Information: 541-766-6793.

Story time with puppets, 10:30 a.m., Albany Public Library, 2450 14th Ave. S.E., Albany. Information: 541-917-7583 or http://library.cityofalbany.net.

MISCELLANEOUS

Gallery talk: Betty LaDuke, “Celebrating Slow Food,” 9:15 to 10:45 a.m., concourse, Memorial Union, Oregon State University, Corvallis. Held in conjunction with an exhibit of LaDuke’s agriculture-inspired giclee prints, which are on display through May 3 in the OSU Memorial Union building concourse. Heifer International’s documentary, “Dreaming Cows: Betty LaDuke,” will be continually aired from April 2-5 on an LCD screen located across from the MU Lounge.

Lecture: Betty LaDuke, “Celebrating Slow Food,” 2:30 p.m., Construction and Engineering Hall, LaSells Stewart Center, Oregon State University, Corvallis. The lecture’s full title is “Celebrating Slow Food: Drawings, Paintings and Wood Panels from Latin America, Asia, Africa and Oregon, USA.”

Lecture: George Brown and George Ice, “Forest Watershed Research,” 3:30 p.m., Room 107, Richardson Hall, Oregon State University, Corvallis. The lecture’s full title is “Forest Watershed Research: Management Under the Microscope.” Brown is dean emeritus for the OSU College of Forestry; Ice is from the National Council for Air and Stream Improvement. Part of the 2012 Starker Lectures series. Admission is free. Information: http://starkerlectures.forestry.oregonstate.edu/.

“First Thursdays” art walk, 4 to 8 p.m., participating businesses, Corvallis. “First Thursdays” is a community arts, fine-dining and retail event held every first Thursday. Meet artists at various businesses around town, sample wine, visit galleries and listen to musical offerings at area restaurants. Information: 541-753-9900.

Beer tasting, 5 to 7 p.m. first and third Thursdays, First Alternative North Store, 2855 N.W. Grant Ave., Corvallis. Features music and light appetizers. Information: 541-753-3115.

April Wine Club release tasting, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., WineStyles, in the Timberhill Shopping Center, 2333 N.W. Kings Blvd., Corvallis. Try a flight of wines from “down under,” Australia. Admission: $5 general, free for wine-club members. Information: 541-738-9463.

First Thursday opening: W. Curtis and Susan Johnson, 6 p.m., Waterstone Gallery, 424 N.W. 12th St., Portland. The exhibit features the oil drawings of Susan Johnson, a retired OSU and LBCC art instructor and 1985-92 executive director of The Arts Center; and designed and handmade furniture by W. Curtis Johnson, a retired OSU biophysics professor and furniture maker. The exhibit runs through April 29. Information: 503-226-6196 or www.waterstonegallery.com.

Author talk: Karen Zacharias, “A Silence of Mockingbirds,” 7 p.m., Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 N.W. Monroe Ave., Corvallis. The book’s full title is “A Silence of Mockingbirds: The Memoir of a Murder.” It documents the 2005 death of 3-year-old Karly Sheehan. Bestselling author Ann Rule called it “compelling and heartbreaking.” Information: 541-766-6793 or http://thebestlibrary.net.

“Win It in a Minute” (game show), 9 p.m. Thursdays, Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, 1915 N.E. Four Acre Place, Corvallis. Hosted by “Jessica.” Compete against a clock with crazy challenges. There is no charge to play. Information: 541-758-2204.

Buckin’ Thursday Western Night, 10 p.m., Jack Okole’s Bar & Grill, 140 N.W. Third St., Suite B, Corvallis. Information: 541-368-5340 or www.facebook.com/jackokoles.

FRIDAY,APRIL 6

ON STAGE

“Nunsensation!,” Lebanon Association for Theater Arts, 7 p.m., runs through April 7, Lebanon High School, 1700 S. Fifth St., Lebanon. Cost: $50 VIP season (express ticket check-in, free beverage at intermission, priority seating, tax deduction and a reserved seat for one performance of each of the season’s four shows); $25 regular season (reserved seat for one performance of each of the season’s four shows). Single tickets: $8 general, $5 seniors/students. Advance tickets are available at Stainthorp’s Music, Umpqua Bank, Linn-Co Federal Credit Union and the Lebanon Chamber of Commerce office, all in Lebanon. Tickets are also available at the door. Information: Patty Crenshaw, 541-570-2032 or lafta.board@gmail.com.

“Off the Page,” 6:30 p.m. music, 7 p.m. readings, Overleaf Lodge Events Center, 280 Overleaf Lodge Lane, Yachats. Featured writers: Khloella Brateng, Barton Howe, Sue Fagalde Lick, Tim Lowery, Drew Myron, Ce Rosenow, Seashore Family Literacy students and singer/songwriter Richard Sharpless. Admission is free. Information: www.drewmyron.com/events.

“Speed-the-Plow,” Red Octopus Theatre Company, 7 p.m., runs through April 28, Studio Theatre, Newport Performing Arts Center, 777 W. Olive St., Newport. Admission: $13 general, $12 seniors, $11 students. Information: 541-265-2787 or www.coastarts.org.

“Beyond Therapy,” Albany Civic Theater, 8 p.m., runs through April 21, Albany Civic Theater, 111 First Ave. W., Albany. Content warning: adult language. Admission: $11 general, $8 patrons under 18 or over 60. Advance tickets available at Sid Stevens Jewelers in Albany, Rice’s Pharmacy in Corvallis or at the ACT box office 45 minutes before curtain. Information: 541-928-4603 or www.albanycivic.org.

“Comedy on the Coast,” 8 p.m. through April 7, Chinook Winds Casino Resort, 1777 N.W. 44th St., Lincoln City. Features Allan Harvey, Ron Osborne and Marc Yaffee. Admission: $15. Information: 1-888-244-6665 or www.chinookwindscasino.com.

FILM

“Into Eternity” (2009), 6 p.m., Gilfillan Auditorium, Oregon State University, Corvallis. Every day, all over the world, large amounts of high-level radioactive waste created by nuclear power plants is placed in interim storages, which are vulnerable to natural disasters, man-made disasters and societal changes. This feature documentary takes viewers on a never-before-seen journey into the underworld and into the future. Part of the Sustainability Film Festival. Admission is free.

POPULAR MUSIC

Michael Dane, 6 p.m., fireplace lounge, Gracie’s Sea Hag, 58 E. Highway. 101, Depoe Bay. Information: 541-765-2734.

Ukulele cabaret (community open mic and jam), 7 to 9 p.m. first Fridays, meeting room, First Alternative South Store, 1007 S.E. Third St., Corvallis. Free open mic and sing-along for ukulele players of all ages and skill levels. Songbooks and instruction provided. Bring snacks to share. Hosted by Suz Doyle and Jeanne Holmes of Ukes of Hazard. Information: 541-753-8530 or suz@suzdoyle.com.

SugarPine, 7 p.m., library, Philomath Middle School, 2021 Chapel Drive, Philomath. A fundraiser for the middle school’s choir. Information: www.sugarpineonline.com.

Phamous Phaces, 9 p.m., Roadhouse 101, 4649 S.W. Highway. 101, Lincoln City. Admission is free. Information: 541-994-7729 or www.roadhouse101.com.

DANCE

Friday night dance, 7 to 9:30 p.m., first three Fridays, Corvallis Senior Center, 2601 N.W. Taylor Ave., Corvallis. Live music by The Syncopators. All ages welcome. Admission: $4 general, $2 students. Information: 541-766-6959.

Rainbow Dance Theatre, 8 p.m., Main Stage Theater, Corvallis High School, 1400 N.W. Buchanan Ave., Corvallis. Admission: $15 general, $10 students. Reserved seating. No online ticket fees. Information: 541-750-7990 or www.corvallistheaters.com.

DJ Stoltz, 9:30 p.m. Fridays, Dixie Creek Saloon, 32994 Highway 99E, Tangent. Information: 541-926-2767 or http://dixiecreeksaloon.com.

“Electro Fridays,” 10 p.m. Fridays, SubZero Corvallis, 126 S.W. Fourth St., Corvallis. Features electro, dubstep, house and breaks. Admission: $2 cover. Information: www.subzerocorvallis.com.

“Rainbow in the Clouds,” 10 p.m. first Fridays, Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 S.W. First St., Corvallis. This month’s theme: “Dragalicious.” The event benefits the Staff and Advisory Committee of the Pride Center. Admission: $3 at the door. Information: www.facebook.com/RainbowintheClouds.

MISCELLANEOUS

Beer tasting, 4 to 7 p.m., The Wine Place, U.S. 101 and W. Fourth St., Yachats. Features TBA. Information: 541-547-5275 or www.iloveoregonwine.com.

April Beer Club release tasting, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., WineStyles, in the Timberhill Shopping Center, 2333 N.W. Kings Blvd., Corvallis. Admission: $4 general, free for beer-club members. Information: 541-738-9463.

Wine tasting, 5 to 7 p.m. Fridays, First Alternative South Store, 1007 S.E. Third St., Corvallis. Light appetizers and good company. Information: 541-753-3115.

Jefferson Elementary School JPAT fundraiser, 6 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2945 N.W. Circle Blvd., Corvallis. The event, which includes a silent and live auction and a raffle for an iPad 3, will raise funds for art, music and extra days of P.E. Includes appetizers and treats. Local wine and beer will be available for sale. Admission: $10 general, $15 per couple at the door. Tickets are available before and after school or at the door.

Lecture: Brian Jones, “Vive La France,” 7 p.m., Oregon Language Center, 237 Third Ave. S.W., Albany. The lecture’s full title is “Vive La France: A Petite Pictorial and Musical Journey.” Jones spent six months touring France and studying at Accent Francais Language School in Montpellier. Admission is free, but space is limited. Reservations/information: 541-928-8975.

Karaoke, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Favorite Mistake Sports Bar, 5432 Pacific Blvd. S.W., Albany. Information: 541-928-0034.

Hip-hop night, 10 p.m., Jack Okole’s Bar & Grill, 140 N.W. Third St., Suite B, Corvallis. Information: 541-368-5340 or www.facebook.com/jackokoles.

Cosmic Bowling, 11 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Lakeshore Lanes, 5432 Pacific Blvd. S.W., Albany. Cost: $12.50 per person, which includes play and shoe rental. Information: 541-926-4631.

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