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Highlights from Bumbershoot day three: Closing out the holiday weekend with SZA, Sasha Sloan and Lovelytheband

Bumbershoot day three was a slow day in comparison to Saturday’s busy frenzy, featuring dreamy performers like SZA, Bahamas and Sasha Sloan. Lovelytheband drew a noticeably larger crowd to the Fisher Green stage than the afternoon sets of the days before, opening with a few upbeat yet mellow tunes. During …

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Highlights from Bumbershoot day two: J. Cole, Superorganism and Young Thug deliver exciting and provoking performances

The whimsy of day one was just a warm up for the fun and games of Bumbershoot day two, featuring performances from J. Cole, T-Pain, Young Thug and others. The day started off with “Yogashoot,” an open yoga session at the Mural Amphitheatre Stage. Demonstrations of glass blowing, pottery wheel …

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Photos: 2018 Bumbershoot day two continues to fill Seattle Center with color and excitement

                                                            MORE: Read the highlights from 2018 Bumbershoot day two Follow Sarah Northrop on Instagram: @sartakespics Follow Dana Sparks on Instagram: @danasparksphoto

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Highlights from Bumbershoot day one: The Chainsmokers, Lil Wayne, Ludacris and more light up Seattle Center

For the first time visitor at Seattle Center, 2018 Bumbershoot music and arts festival offered a unique introduction to the city under the iconic Space Needle, complete with a giant unicorn, laser dome and fireworks. Hobo Johnson and the Lovemakers took the Fisher Green stage early in the day. They …

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Photos: 2018 Bumbershoot day one hosts a vivid display of music, art and livelihood

                                                        MORE: Read the highlights from 2018 Bumbershoot day one Follow Sarah Northrop on Instagram: @sartakespics Follow Dana Sparks on Instagram: @danasparksphoto

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Photos: A night of reggae at the Cuthbert Amphitheater with Rebelution, Stephen Marley and more

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Photos: 27th Eugene/Springfield Pride Festival marks first official Pride Day of the cities

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Photos: 49th Oregon Country Fair offers a whimsical weekend between the trees

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Photos: Thousands of graduating Ducks celebrate the 142nd University of Oregon Commencement

Monday’s University of Oregon graduation kicked off with the traditional Duck Grad Parade, where graduating Ducks celebrate and walk down Thirteenth Avenue to the commencement ceremony at Matthew Knight Arena each year. According to the University of Oregon, a total of 5,159 students graduated with degrees: 4,031 Bachelor’s degrees, 886 Master’s degrees, 125 Doctoral …

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Photos: 2018 Sasquatch! Music Festival day three wraps up the holiday weekend

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Highlights from Sasquatch! Day Three: A busy last day for the Memorial Day weekend festival

Tents are packed. The stages are likely coming down and soon, week nine of spring term will be in full swing. But that doesn’t mean you can’t relive the last day of this year’s Sasquatch! Music Festival. Softer indie-rock acts like Phoebe Bridgers and Big Thief joined high-energy bands Tune-Yards …

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Photos: 2018 Sasquatch! Music Festival day two brings the heat

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Highlights from Sasquatch! Day Two: Lizzo, Girlpool and Japandroids play through the heat

Here are the Emerald’s highlights from day two of Sasquatch! Music Festival 2018. Photos by Sarah Northrop and Dana Sparks below. Lizzo is back at Sasquatch! after three years, but on the main stage this time —something she didn’t know until today. “I didn’t even know I was a main …

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Photos: 2018 Sasquatch! Music Festival day one unites fans of all genres

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Highlights from Sasquatch! 2018 Day One: David Byrne, Bon Iver, Vince Staples and more bring their energy to the Gorge Amphitheatre

This year’s Sasqautch! Music Festival has had a promising start with high energy performances and beautiful weather at the Gorge Amphitheatre. The Memorial Day Weekend festival has been criticized for its measly lineups in recent years, but 2018’s has seemed more robust — featuring soaring indie-rock acts like Japandroids and Alex …

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Photos: Alice Cooper rocks the Cuthbert Amphitheater

As Alice Cooper told the Emerald in a recent interview, it may be impossible to shock audiences today, but that hasn’t prevented the godfather of shock rock from touring with a plethora of deadly props, gimmicks and hit songs. During the show, Cooper was decapitated by guillotine, put to death …

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UO Dance Marathon for Miracle Babies

University of Oregon students hosted a dance marathon benefit Saturday evening for the Children’s Miracle Network at Peacehealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at Riverbend. The marathon began at noon in the EMU ballroom and continued until 10 p.m. This is the 10th year that university students hosted the event. This year …

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Video: The Shivas

The Shivas began as three 15-year-olds playing music in their parents’ garages in Vancouver, Washington. Now, Jared Molyneux as lead guitarist, Kristen Leonard on drums and Eric Shanafelt on bass, are based in Portland. The three of them have been playing together for ten years and have toured worldwide, spending …

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Video: The Women’s Marches in Oregon

This weekend women all over the United States united in protest and support for civil rights. Some estimates put the attendance at three million people, or more than 1 percent of the total population. Over 100,000 women marched in Portland alone. They originally met at Tom McCall Waterfront Park, and marched …

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Video: The New Year’s Eve Psychedelic Ball at WOW Hall

This New Year’s Eve rock fans packed into the WOW Hall for the first Eugene Psychedelic Ball. Eugene Musicians Against Sexual Violence hosted the event, designating it as a safe space. MAD ALCHEMY provided liquid light projections, and the party lasted from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. This event featured …

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Video: Ducks Before and After the Election Results

  The University of Oregon is a historically left-wing campus. On November 8th, 2016 the Emerald set out to stir up a conversation on the importance of voting and this year’s nominees. Ranging from voters and non-voters to students unable to vote, here is the student commentary on the election, just …

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