After a busy year — from being deemed Willamette Week’s “Best New Band” of 2012 to playing SXSW — Portland’s Radiation City brings 2012 to a close with one of their final shows of the year at the Doug Fir Lounge next Sunday, Dec. 30.
Seattle-based hip-hop duo Blue Scholars is set to perform at WOW Hall this Tuesday. Tickets to the show are available at the UO Ticket Office or on TicketWeb and cost $15 in advance or $18 at the door. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. In …
Cirque du Soleil returns to Matthew Knight Arena on Oct. 25 with “Quidam”, one of its longest-running shows. @@http://www.cirquedusoleil.com/en/shows/americas/usa/oregon/[email protected]@ “Quidam” tells the story of a young girl named Zoe who, bored at home and ignored by her parents, enters into an imaginary world called Quidam. In this world, she meets …
When you think of ballet, it’s doubtful that classic rock music pops into your head. But this weekend, that is exactly what the Eugene Ballet Company is bringing to the Hult Center stage: a rock ballet, set entirely to Pink Floyd’s album, “Dark Side of the Moon.”@@http://www.eugeneballet.org/[email protected]@ “I think people …
Taylor’s Bar and Grill A sports bar atmosphere catered towards all things Ducks, check out their Game Day menu and other daily specials. You might have to ask about their happy hour, but will find $1.25 off of beer/liquor and $2.50 off of pitchers. Monday-Saturday 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. …
Here are a couple of Eugene’s most popular venues, and what they are most commonly known for. McDonald Theatre The McDonald offers audiences a theatrical environment with a wide variety of bands and a floor holding up to 700 people. With it’s “sky bar” balcony for ages 21 and up, the …
Returning to Eugene for the first time in over a year, The Shins are set to perform at the Cuthbert Amphitheater late this September. Supported by Tegan & Sara and Washed Out, the indie rock band will embark on a 15-date tour, backing their most recent album, “Port of Morrow.” …
On Saturday, the neighborhood opened itself up to the Eugene community and beyond, kicking off the sixth annual event with live music, food and crafts.
It’s dark. The crowd begins shouting, as one would expect before the opening act begins its set at a concert — and, not in the business of disappointing the crowd, the two band members walk quickly onto the WOW Hall stage and take up their positions without a word to anyone.
Explosions in the Sky will return to Eugene for the first time in nearly five years this Wednesday, bringing their instrumental, orchestral rock to the McDonald Theatre stage.
University alumna Tara Rhein competes on NBC’s reality TV show “Escape Routes”
Remember that other people are there to see their favorite band and experience the music, too.
Walking into Redoux Parlour, one might be struck by the large display case featuring jewelry and headbands of various sizes, shapes and colors, or the music, which transitions surprisingly easily from dubstep to something more zydeco-influenced.
Spring time is approaching, and it’s surprisingly stressful. Don’t be fooled by the sunshine and the always-looming summer break — for many students, spring is the time to apply for jobs, finish up those scholarship applications you’ve been putting off and to finally start looking for housing for next year.
“It’s just a representation of the nightlife, and what it brings. The time when you can finally let yourself go and express yourself and feel free,” said Nathan Boozer, director and choreographer for Work Dance Company.
“How do we make people feel engaged?”
This is the question that musician and activist Raymond “Boots” Riley asked repeatedly Wednesday night, offering a smattering of answers that come down to one basic idea: Involve yourself in the moment to change the world.
Drawing from her musical experience as well as personal experience, she created a form of musical expression that she calls “songtalk.” This is a combination of song and lecture that covers a number of themes of justice, equality and Civil Rights.
Passion, dedication and sheer willpower from six college students who combine their strengths to bring together an entire community. Kind of sounds like the plotline to an epic movie, right? Well, it’s not. It’s actually the story of Telos Studios, Eugene’s hidden “wonderland” of music, recently geared up and open for business.
I’m just going to go ahead and start off this review with a little piece of advice: Do not see this movie the weekend your roommates go out of town and you have the house to yourself. Do not do that.
Hunchbacks on golf courses. Human asparagus. Fish town. For Absolute Improv — a student-run, improvisational theater group that has been based out of the University for nearly 20 years — these are more than just random ideas. They are cues on how to act and build a story or joke for their audience completely in the moment, without a script or any idea where the story is going.
O.A.R. will perform at the McDonald Theatre Feb. 1. Tickets are available for $25 at all TicketsWest outlets, or can be purchased at the venue for $28. The show begins at 8 p.m.
Little band, big dreams — you’ve heard the story before. But what about a little band who plays like a big band — even for a crowd of 20? That’s what audiences at Luckey’s Bar witnessed Wednesday night as Portland-based group Rags & Ribbons played an 11-song set on their first ever tour.
“The Artist” relies on looks, music and other things happening in the scenes — this movie is not going to spell everything out for you with dialogue. It offers audiences an adoring look inside silent films of the past, and with its expertly synched score, ease of acting by Dujardin and Bejo and stylized lighting, this film is a charming and refreshing throwback to the magic of silent movies.
Laura Decher Wayte can be seen performing on stage this Thursday, when she will team up with fellow faculty member and pianist David Riley. The two will present songs by the likes of Richard Strauss, Franz Schubert and Gabriel Faure, among others.
Good or bad, right or wrong, making one decision can act as the catalyst that alters the way you view the world around you forever. Inside-Out, and the closely affiliated Serbu Book Club, are a program and project, respectively, offered at the University, allowing people to experience just this kind of change
Aiming to both entertain and educate the public about the different traditions of African cultures, University company Dance Africa kicks off its annual tour this weekend with two special performances to add to its repertoire.
Deemed the best AC/DC tribute band by guitarist Angus Young himself (Blender Magazine, 2003), Hell’s Belles is an all-female cover group that will be bringing their rock ‘n’ roll performance to the McDonald Theatre this Saturday night.