RUNA

RUNA

• Concert: The Irish music band RUNA performs at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26 at the Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave. in Corvallis. The five-member band has attracted raves from critics and audiences for its blending of traditional music from Ireland and Scotland with folk music and jazz, complete with touches of bluegrass, flamenco and blues. The group features vocalist and step-dancer Shannon Lambert-Ryan of Philadelphia; Dublin-born guitarist, Fionán de Barra; Cheryl Prashker of Canada on percussion; Caleb Edwards of Nashville on mandolin and vocals; and Jake James of New York on the fiddle. The band's most recent album, from 2016, is "RUNA: LIVE." Tickets for the Corvallis show are $20 general and $30 advance reserved and can be bought at whiteside.org

Weekend: 'Love and Information'

Theater: The Albany Civic Theater's production of Caryl Churchill's provocative play, about how people try to connect in this age of information overload, runs Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the theater, 111 First Ave. W. in Albany. Tickets are $14 general and $11 for youth and seniors. Information: www.albanycivic.org

Friday: Best Cellar music

Concert: Best Cellar Coffeehouse Concert: Dinna Fash and Suz Doyle & Friends are on hand for the January edition of the Best Cellar concert series. The Celtic trio Dinna Fash performs at 7:30 p.m. with Suz Doyle & Friends following at 8:30 p.m. The show is at the First Methodist Church, 150 NW 11th St. in Corvallis. Admission: $2-$10 sliding scale. Information: www.suzdoyle.com.

Tuesday: 'Scaramouche'

Movie and live music: The 1923 silent-film classic “Scaramouche” gets a live (and improvised) score, courtesy of the mid-valley musical duo Sonochromatic. It all starts at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Darkside Cinema, 215 SW Fourth St., Corvallis. Admission: $8 general; $6 seniors. Information: https://darksidecinema.com/comingsoon.html.

THURSDAY 

VENUES

Bombs Away Cafe — Mario Kart Night, 6 p.m.; Free Range Open Mic, 8:30 p.m. Free.

Calapooia Brewing Co. — Robert Meade, 8 p.m.

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Corvallis Culinary Week, 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. through Jan. 26. Featuring $10 sampler plates. Participants: FireWorks Pub & Pizza, Magenta Restaurant; Hard Times Hideaway; Sky High Brewing & Pub; Bistro at Courtyard by Marriott; Murphy’s Restaurant; Tried & True Coffee Co., The Dizzy Hen and more. Reservations are suggested where applicable. Visit http://bit.ly/2stMKsh for event updates.

Lebanon Friends of the Library Book Sale, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, Lebanon Senior Center, 80 Tangent St.

Ninth Annual OSU Staff Art Exhibit, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., LaSells Stewart Center, Giustina Gallery, 875 SW 26 St., Corvallis. Works of art created by OSU staff and retirees. Exhibit runs through Jan. 27. Information: http://bit.ly/2FvwVcS.

“Two Voices and Duets” exhibit, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Benton County Museum, 1101 Main St., Philomath. Painters W.E. Shumway and Leslie Green work together to create individual male and female interpretations of nature. Runs through Feb. 16. Information: 541-929-6230 or visit www.bentoncontymuseum.org.

Early Childhood Storytime, 10 to 11 a.m., every second and fourth Thursday, Scio Public Library, 38957 NW First Ave., Scio. Introduce babies, toddlers and preschoolers to interactive skills such as reading, listening, and social interactions. Information: 503-394-3342.

Guitar Group, 10:10 a.m., Community Outreach, Inc., 865 NW Reiman Ave., Corvallis. Meets every Thursday. Group of guitar players of all skill levels. Learn and share music, engage in conversations and try new jams. Information: tpos@communityoutreachinc.org.

Corvallis New Horizons Band, 6:15 p.m. Thursdays. The New Horizons Band welcomes players at all levels. Admission is a small tuition fee. For information contact: lisa@corvallisnewhorizons.band or 541-220-8012

Line and Couples Dance Lessons, 7 p.m. Thursdays, Albany Eagles Lodge, 127 Broadalbin St. NW, Albany. Open dancing until 10:30 p.m. Music by Vickie’s DJ and Dance. Admission: $4. All ages welcome. Information: 541-926-1159.

Visiting Artists and Scholars: April Vollmer, Norma Seibert 2019 Print Artist, 7 p.m., reception at 6 p.m., LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. Vollmer, a New York artist and writer, will speak on “Mokuhanga, Translation,” and will speak about the art of Japanese woodcut. Info: http://bit.ly/2QTU223.

Starker Lecture Series: "Teachings of the Tree People: The Work of Bruce Miller," 7 p.m., Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Artist and Skokomish tribal leader Gerald Bruce Miller (subiyay), interpreted the sacred teachings of the natural world. Free. Information: http://bit.ly/2MdeSc1.

Flamenco Pacifico at the Lebanon Library, 7 p.m., 55 Academy St., Lebanon. Flamenco Pacifico features guitarist Berto Boyd, dancers Elena Villa and Melissa Cruz, along with guitarist/singer Grant Ruiz and percussionist Terry Longshore. Free. Information: 541-258-4926.

Mid-Valley Prelude Sinfonia Winter Concert: Albany Youth Orchestra Ensemble, 7 p.m., Albany First Christian Church, 432 Ferry St. SW, Albany . Junior orchestra and chamber orchestra will perform a program of orchestral. Concert is free and family-friendly. Information: https://www.facebook.com/MidValleyPreludeSinfonia/.

“Under Construction: The Improv Show!” 7 p.m., South Albany High School Elizabeth Bentley Theater, 3705 Columbus St., SE, Albany. Improvised comedy with South Albany High School’s Red Ha Ha Hawks improv troupe. Appearances by South Albany improv Improv alumni and professional improvisers from the mid-valley. Free. Due to construction, parking is in front of the school’s main entrance or by walking around the west end of the commons building.

“Love and Information,” Albany Civic Theater, 7:30 p.m., Albany Civic Theater, 111 First Ave. W., Albany. Cathleen Hockman-Wert directs this dramatic comedy, which explores the way people try to connect and understand each other in this modern age of information overload and short attention spans. Cost: $14 general; $11 youth and seniors. Information: http://www.albanycivic.org/shows/love-and-information/.

FRIDAY

VENUES

Barsideous Brewing — Open Mic, 7 p.m.

Bombs Away Cafe — The Macks + Danny D & the Cuddles, 9 p.m. $5.

Dimaggio’s Pizza — Ludicrous Speed, 10 p.m. $5.

Imagine Coffee — “Keep the Music Going” fundraiser with River Rocks, 7 p.m.

2 Towns Ciderhouse — Fresh-Pressed Jams, Mule on Fire, Acoustic, 6 p.m. Free.

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“American Dance” Midwinter Festival, 7:30 a.m., Linn County Fair & Expo Center, 3700 Knox Butte Road E. Traditional festival featuring square, round and clogging dance with dancers from all over the western United States. Featured callers: Charlie Robertson and Ray Brendzy; Cuers: Mary & Bob Townsend-Manning. Dancers and watchers are welcome. Cost and registration: http://bit.ly/2FVojvN. Information: 541-461-5642.

Lebanon Friends of the Library Book Sale, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, Lebanon Senior Center, 80 Tangent St.

Ninth Annual OSU Staff Art Exhibit, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., LaSells Stewart Center, Giustina Gallery, 875 SW 26 St., Corvallis. Works of art created by OSU staff and retirees. Exhibit runs through Jan. 27. Information: https://communications.oregonstate.edu/events/staff-art.

“Two Voices and Duets” exhibit, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Benton County Museum, 1101 Main St., Philomath. Painters W.E. Shumway and Leslie Green work together to create individual male and female interpretations of nature. Exhibit runs through Feb. 16. Information: 541-929-6230 or visit www.bentoncontymuseum.org.

Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5 years), 10 a.m. Fridays, Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Information: 541-766-6794 or thebestlibrary.net.

Frozen Party at the Carousel, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Historic Albany Carousel & Museum, 503 First Ave. W. Event features Princess Perfection’s Frozen Trio: The Ice Queen, The Ice Princess, and a cute snowman. Snacks, coloring and activities, storytime, photo opportunities, carousel rides. Tickets are $7. Information: http://bit.ly/2FLqC53.

Toddler Storytime, 10:15 a.m., Albany Public Library, 2450 14th Ave. SE, Albany. Information: 541-917-7583 or library.cityofalbany.net.

Music a la Carte, noon Fridays, OSU Memorial Union Lounge, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. Performing this week: Sunghee Kim on piano and Jessica Lambert on violin. Information: 541-737-4061.

Movie Matinee at the Senior Center: “Christopher Robin,” 12:30 p.m., Albany Senior Center, 489 Water Ave. NW. Free. Information: 541-917-7760.

Oregon State University King’s Talk, 3 to 5 p.m., Memorial Union Ballroom, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration closes with a public event in which presenters showcase the importance of King’s contributions. Presenters can use an array of creative media. Free. Information: 541-737-1065 or email, pamela.johnson@oregonstate.edu.

Family Movie Night at the Pool: “Smallfoot,” 7 p.m., Albany Community Pool, 2150 36th Ave. SE. Bring an inflatable to watch the movie while swimming. Snacks included. Children under the age of 6 and those using a lifejacket must have an adult within reach of them in the water. Cost: $14 family, first six; $2 each additional person; $4 ages 18 and under; $4.25 over 18. Information: 541-967-4521 or visit www.albanyparksandrecreation.org.

Z-Hall Music Jam Session, 7 p.m., ZCBJ Hall, 38704 N. Main St., Scio. Acoustic musicians perform fiddle tunes, bluegrass and country. Audience and musicians bring goodies on the fourth Friday of the month. Information: 503-394-2922 or email zhall@smt-net.com.

“Love and Information,” Albany Civic Theater, 7:30 p.m., Albany Civic Theater, 111 First Ave. W., Albany. Cathleen Hockman-Wert directs this dramatic comedy, which explores the way people try to connect and understand each other in this modern age of information overload and short attention spans. Cost: $14 general; $11 youth and seniors. Information: http://www.albanycivic.org/shows/love-and-information/.

Chamber Music Corvallis: Neave Trio, 7:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 114 SW Eighth St., Corvallis. The trio will perform music by Debussy, Shostakovich and Piazzolla. Admission: $26 advance; $29 at the door. Student discounts are available. Advance tickets can be purchased online, by phone or in person. Information/tickets: www.chambermusiccorvallis.org/tickets.html.

Downtown Waffle Dinner Show, 7:30 p.m., 329 Second Ave. SW, Albany. Featuring music by Jayden Italia and Chris Arellano with three course dinner, stories and songs. Limited seating. Tickets can be purchased at Downtown Waffle. Information: 541-990-7189.

Best Cellar Coffeehouse Concert: Dinna Fash, 7:30 p.m., and Suz Doyle & Friends, 8:30 p.m., First Methodist Church, 150 NW 11th St., Corvallis. Dinna Fash, Scots Gaelic for “don’t worry,” is a trio with fiddles, cellos and whistle, playing traditional and modern Celtic tunes. Suz Doyle & Friends will perform original songs from an upcoming album, “Crescent Moon.” Admission: $2-$10 sliding scale. Information: www.suzdoyle.com.

Oregon Symphony: Beethoven, Arvo Pärt, Schumann, 8 p.m., LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. An evening of Beethoven, Arvo Pärt and Schumann led by guest conductor Markus Stenz. Cost: $30-$35 advance; $35-$40 at the door. OSU students free with ID, tickets are limited. Corvallis Arts for All discounts apply, subject to availability. Information/tickets: http://bit.ly/2CIS5QT or call 541-737-5592.

SATURDAY

VENUES

Barsideous Brewing — Rachel and the Rain Kings, soul, blues, rock. 7 p.m.

Bombs Away Cafe — Olivia Awbrey + Mons La Hire, 9 p.m.

Calapooia Brewing Co. — Front Row, 8 p.m.

Conversion Brewing — Robert Burns Day Kilt Party with Andrea Wild & the Bad Wolves, 6 p.m.. Free and family friendly.

Dimaggio’s Pizza — Church Ladies + Haywood Force, 10 p.m. $5.

Imagine Coffee — Storytime, 10 a.m.; "Keep the Music Going" fundraiser featuring Keltocalypse, 7 p.m.

Interzone Cafe — NOISE Show, experimental music from the Willamette Valley, 6 p.m, Free.

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Corvallis Culinary Week, 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., through Jan. 26. Featuring $10 sampler plates. Participants: FireWorks Pub & Pizza, Magenta Restaurant; Hard Times Hideaway; Sky High Brewing & Pub; Bistro at Courtyard by Marriott; Murphy’s Restaurant; Tried & True Coffee Co., The Dizzy Hen and more. Reservations are suggested where applicable. Visit http://bit.ly/2stMKsh for event updates.

“American Dance” Midwinter Festival, 7:30 a.m., Linn County Fair & Expo Center, 3700 Knox Butte Road E. Traditional festival featuring square, round and clogging dance with dancers from all over the western United States. Featured callers: Charlie Robertson and Ray Brendzy; Cuers: Mary & Bob Townsend-Manning. Dancers and watchers are welcome. Cost and registration: http://bit.ly/2FVojvN. Information: 541-461-5642.

Ninth Annual OSU Staff Art Exhibit, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., LaSells Stewart Center, Giustina Gallery, 875 SW 26 St., Corvallis. Works of art created by OSU staff and retirees. Exhibit runs through Jan. 27. Information: https://communications.oregonstate.edu/events/staff-art.

Corvallis Indoor Winter Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through April 13, Benton County Fairgrounds, Guerber Hall, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. Market offers a wide variety of fine quality crafted items, organically grown vegetables and fruits as well as artisan baked breads. Information: 541-740-1542 or locallygrown.org.

“Two Voices and Duets” exhibit, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Benton County Museum, 1101 Main St., Philomath. Painters W.E. Shumway and Leslie Green work together to create individual male and female interpretations of nature. Exhibit runs through Feb. 16. Information: 541-929-6230 or visit www.bentoncontymuseum.org.

Majestic Reader’s Theatre: “The Year of Magical Thinking,” 3 p.m., Majestic Lab Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. Author Joan Didion’s wrenching memoir of tragic personal loss is adapted into a one-woman play, directed by John Elliot. Admission: $10 to $12. Information/tickets: http://bit.ly/2HoCziO.

Dive, Dodge and Donate for Kids Tournament, 5 to 10 p.m., Boys & Girls Club of Corvallis, 1112 NW Circle Blvd. Fund-raiser for a new playground at the Boys & Girls Club. Drinks and food provided and awards for winning team and best uniform. Information/tickets: http://bit.ly/2UikGUH.

Family Movie Night at the YMCA: “Smallfoot,” 5 to 7 p.m., Mid-Willamette Family YMCA, 3201 Pacific Blvd., SW, Albany. Free family night. Concessions available. Information: http://www.ymcaalbany.org/.

RUNA at the Whiteside, 7 p.m., 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. The Irish music group interweaves the melodies and tunes of Ireland and Scotland with lush harmonies and the rhythms of jazz, bluegrass, flamenco and blues. Admission: $30 advanced reserved; $20 general. Information/tickets: http://bit.ly/2CJk8jw.

Candyland Themed Bachata Dance, 7 p.m., Women’s Building, Oregon State University, 160 SW 26th St., Corvallis. Cost: $5 students; $7 community. Information: 541-737-5929.

Ninth Anniversary Swing Dance & Celebration, 7 to 10:30 p.m., Odd Fellows Hall, 223 SW Second St., Corvallis. The Corvallis Swing Dance Society celebrates its anniversary. Beginners’ swing lessons begin at 7 p.m.; open dancing to live music from local band, Swangle, begins at 8 p.m. Free. All ages, individuals and partners are welcome. Information: 541-515-8231 or email lindy@corvallisswing.com.

Clash of the Cowboys, 7 p.m., Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. Roughstock Rodeo sponsored by the Howell Rodeo Co. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Information: 541-914-3988.

Gratitude Jazz Band's UpBeat Café. Old World Deli, 341 SW Second St., Corvallis. 7-9 p.m. Fourth Saturday of every month. Free. Local Corvallis jazz/blues musicians who draw their influences from the likes of John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk, and Keith Jarrett, along with funky dance music to free jazz chaos. Information: gratitudejazzband.com./

“Love and Information,” Albany Civic Theater, 7:30 p.m., Albany Civic Theater, 111 First Ave. W., Albany. Cathleen Hockman-Wert directs this dramatic comedy, which explores the way people try to connect and understand each other in this modern age of information overload and short attention spans. Cost: $14 general; $11 youth and seniors. Information: http://www.albanycivic.org/shows/love-and-information/.

SUNDAY

VENUES

Calapooia Brewing Co. — Blues Jam, 4 p.m.

Conversion Brewing — Hymns & Hops, 5 p.m.

Dimaggio’s Pizza — Celtic Session, 3:30 p.m. Free.

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Ninth Annual OSU Staff Art Exhibit, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., LaSells Stewart Center, Giustina Gallery, 875 SW 26 St., Corvallis. Works of art created by OSU staff and retirees. Exhibit runs through Jan. 27. Information: https://communications.oregonstate.edu/events/staff-art.

“American Dance” Midwinter Festival, 7:30 a.m., Linn County Fair & Expo Center, 3700 Knox Butte Road E. Traditional festival featuring square, round and clogging dance with dancers from all over the western United States. Featured callers: Charlie Robertson and Ray Brendzy; Cuers: Mary & Bob Townsend-Manning. Dancers and watchers are welcome. Cost and registration: http://bit.ly/2FVojvN. Information: 541-461-5642.

Yoga on the Rocks, 10:15 a.m., 4 Spirits Distillery, 3405 SW Deschutes St., Corvallis. Start your Sunday off with Yoga on the Rocks, led by Urban Yoga. Cost: $15 Yoga and drink; $10 Yoga only. Advance registration is recommended at https://squareup.com/store/UrbanYoga.

Yoga and Beer, 10:15 a.m., Block 15 Brewery, 3415 SW Deschutes St., Corvallis. Registration includes practice and first pint. Cost for yoga class only: $10; class with beer: $15. Arrive 5 to 10 minutes early. Bring mat. Space is limited, registration is recommended. Information and registration: http://www.cheersandnamaste.com/events?category=Y%2BB%20Corvallis.

Letter Writing Social, 2 to 4 p.m. fourth Sundays, Corvallis Public Library, 645 N.W. Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Meet fellow letter writers, exchange stationery and write letters to loved ones. Free. Information: cbcpubliclibrary.net.

Majestic Reader’s Theatre: “The Year of Magical Thinking,” 3 and 7 p.m., Majestic Lab Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. Author Joan Didion’s wrenching memoir of tragic personal loss is adapted into a one-woman play, directed by John Elliot. Admission: $10 to $12. Information/tickets: http://bit.ly/2HoCziO.

China Night 2019, 5 to 9:30 p.m., The La Sells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. Celebration of the Lunar New Year includes performances and food from international cultures.Admission: $5 Oregon State University students, $8 others. Information/tickets: http://bit.ly/2HqsWQz.

Lebanon Square Circlers Square Dance Lessons, 6:30-8 p.m. Sundays, Lebanon IOOF Hall, 20 E. Ash St., Lebanon. The first class is free; after that, $5 per lesson ($12 for a family). Donation of $5 per person per session, $12 per family of three or more. No partner required and children are welcome. Information: 541-401-9780 or www.lebanonsquarecirclers.com.

MONDAY

VENUES

Dimaggio’s Pizza — Geeks Who Drink, 7 p.m.

Imagine Coffee — Bryson Skaar, piano, 7 p.m.

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Lebanon Friends of the Library Book Sale, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, Lebanon Senior Center, 80 Tangent St.

Craft-a-Palooza, 3:30 p.m., Philomath Community Library, 1050 Applegate St., Philomath. For ages 5 through 12, sock puppets, collages, painting crafts and more. New projects each session. Supplies provided by the library. Information: 541-929-3016 or visit www.cbcpubliclibrary.net.

Line Dance, Couples Dance, Dance Lesson, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays, Albany Eagles Lodge, 127 Broadalbin St. SW, Albany. Instructor Ernie Briggs leads a dance lesson at 7 p.m. Admission: $4 per person. Information: 541-974-0470.

Hora Del Cuento, Bilingual Storytime, 6:30 p.m., Albany Main Library, 2450 14th Ave., SE. Spanish and English storytime for all ages. Event is free. Information: www.library.cityofalbany.net.

Role Play Club, 7 p.m., Monday, Harrisburg Public Library, 354 Smith St. Role Play Club with Jonathan, everyone gets to decide the future or the past of the group. All ages 11 and up are welcome.. Information: 541-995-6949 or visit http://bit.ly/2RJVQ22.

Mainstream Square Dance Lessons, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays, First Congregational United Church of Christ, 4515 SW West Hills Road, Corvallis. For fun and fitness. Singles and couples welcome. Instructor: Bruce Lowther. Cost: $60 for fall term, first lesson free. Information: corvallissquares.com.

West African Dance, 7:15 to 8:15 p.m. Mondays, Odd Fellows Hall, 223 SW Second St., Corvallis. Cost: $15 general, $10 students. Information: 541-754-0521.

TUESDAY 

VENUES

Imagine Coffee — Celtic Jam, 7 p.m.

Old World Deli — Games at Old World, 3 p.m., Free

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Lebanon Friends of the Library Book Sale, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, Lebanon Senior Center, 80 Tangent St.

“Two Voices and Duets” exhibit, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Benton County Museum, 1101 Main St., Philomath. Painters W.E. Shumway and Leslie Green work together to create individual male and female interpretations of nature. Exhibit runs through Feb. 16. Information: 541-929-6230 or visit www.bentoncontymuseum.org.

Second Annual Big Show of Little Art, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Gallery Calapooia, 222 First Ave., W. Albany. Also known as the 8x8 Community Open Exhibit, the show features community artwork no larger than 8-by-8 inches. Show runs Tuesday through Saturday through Feb. 23. Information: https://www.gallerycalapooia.com/ or call 541-971-5701.

Tai Chi at the Library, 5:30 p.m., Tuesdays, January through March, Lebanon Public Library, 55 Academy St. Instructor Jeff Herda will lead class practice in the traditional Yang style. Classes will consist of stretching Qigong, energy work, and basic exercises to help relax and breathe. Wear comfortable clothing. For ages 18 and older. Free; registration not required. Information: 541-258-4926.

Corvallis Community Choir, winter term rehearsals, 7-9 p.m., every Tuesday through March 19, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2945 NW Circle Blvd., Corvallis. Director: Naomi Bennett, Accompanist: Bryson Skaar. This nonaudition secular choir is dedicated to spreading joy through singing. Cost: $50 per term, $15 for students or $5 per week. Website: www. corvalliscommunitychoir.us. Email: nonandjay1@gmail.com.

“Scaramouche” with live music at the Darkside, 7 p.m., Darkside Cinema, 215 SW Fourth St., Corvallis. This 1923 silent adaptation of Sabatini’s novel about a young lawyer who seeks revenge and romance during the French Revolution will be accompanied live by the mid-valley improvisation duo Sonochromatic. Admission: $8 general; $6 seniors. Information: https://darksidecinema.com/comingsoon.html.

International Folk Dancing, 7:15 to 9:15 p.m. Tuesday, 1180 25th Ave. SW, Albany. Recreational dancing from around the world. No partner needed. Admission: $4. Directions/information: 541-967-8017 or grholcomb96@gmail.com.

Oregon State University Wind Ensemble Winter Performance, 7:30 p.m., LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. OSU Director of Bands Chris Chapman leads the OSU wind ensemble in the first of two winter term performances. Cost: $5 advance; $10 at the door. OSU students with ID and K through 12 youth free. Corvallis Arts for all discounts apply. Information/tickets: http://bit.ly/2T8M1sb.

WEDNESDAY

VENUES

Bombs Away Cafe — Cotton Mouth Comedy Tour: Mikey G., 10 p.m.

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Lebanon Friends of the Library Book Sale, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, Lebanon Senior Center, 80 Tangent St.

“Two Voices and Duets” exhibit, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Benton County Museum, 1101 Main St., Philomath. Painters W.E. Shumway and Leslie Green work together to create individual male and female interpretations of nature. Exhibit runs through Feb. 16. Information: 541-929-6230 or visit www.bentoncontymuseum.org.

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

“Hairspray” at the Whiteside, 7 p.m., 361 Madison Ave., Corvallis. A “pleasantly plump” teenager teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show in director John Waters’ 1988 comedy. Admission: $5. Information/tickets: http://bit.ly/2RIPfWA.

First FarmHouse Antioch House Country Western Dance, 7:30 p.m., Memorial Union Ballroom, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. Western dance hosted by FarmHouse and Antioch House. Line and partner dance lessons. Free. Information: http://bit.ly/2MuuXKz.

THURSDAY

VENUES

Bombs Away Cafe — Dirt Road Brewing Promo, 6 p.m.

Calapooia Brewing Co. — Castletown, 8 p.m.

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“Two Voices and Duets” exhibit, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Benton County Museum, 1101 Main St., Philomath. Painters W.E. Shumway and Leslie Green work together to create individual male and female interpretations of nature. Exhibit runs through Feb. 16. Information: 541-929-6230 or visit www.bentoncontymuseum.org.

School’s Out Adventure: Creatures and Climate Change Day 1, 9 a.m., Corvallis Environmental Center, 116 SW Seventh St. A two-day adventure which highlights some of the most climate change susceptible species. For children ages 5 to 10. Cost: $50/day or $95 for two days. Before and after care available. Drop off and pick up at Troop 3 Cabin. Information/tickets: http://bit.ly/2Mr9guL.

Guitar Group, 10:10 a.m., Community Outreach, Inc., 865 NW Reiman Ave., Corvallis. Meets every Thursday. Group of guitar players of all skill levels learn and share music, engage in conversations and try new jams. Information: tpos@communityoutreachinc.org.

Lunchbox Art Talk, noon to 1 p.m., The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Speakers will be Pete Goldlust and Kristy Kun. Information: http://bit.ly/2Wf5d9n.

A Night of Broadway: Dessert, Performance and Silent Auction, 6 p.m., North Albany Middle School, 1205 North Albany Road NW, Albany. Show tune performances to help Albany students travel to Carnegie Hall. Silent auction bidding begins at 5 p.m.; dessert and performance begins at 7 p.m. Tickets: $10. Proceeds will help fund Dolce Voices trip to New York City. Information and ticket purchase: http://bit.ly/2AY7blK.

Corvallis New Horizons Band, 6:15 p.m. Thursdays. The New Horizons Band welcomes players at all levels. Admission is a small tuition fee. For information contact: lisa@corvallisnewhorizons.band or 541-220-8012

OSU Provost’s Lecture: An Evening with W. Kamau Bell, 7 p.m., Austin Auditorium, LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. Bell, the writer, director, comedian, host and executive producer of the Emmy Award-winning CNN series “United Shades of America,” is the 2019 Provost Lecture Speaker. Admission is free but tickets are required; the event is sold out. Information/tickets: http://bit.ly/2Dv7Nkc.

Line and Couples Dance Lessons, 7 p.m. Thursdays, Albany Eagles Lodge, 127 Broadalbin St. N.W., Albany. Open dancing until 10:30 p.m. Music by Vickie’s DJ and Dance. Admission: $4. All ages welcome. Information: 541-926-1159.

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