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Roller derby, ‘Buffy’ parody, Bicycle Film Festival and more coming up this weekend

In Eugene This Saturday night, WOW Hall will host four artists who will be performing in this year’s Sonic Bloom Festival, which takes place June 19-22 in South Park, Colo.  Sonic Bloom caters to lovers of electronic music and the Colorado mountains. Artists lined up to perform are on the …

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The Feminist Museum brings feminism to life on campus

Art comes in all forms to the University of Oregon, but few exhibits have as direct of a mission statement as the Object/Subject exhibition currently being put on by the Feminist Museum. Now, there are few things I enjoy more frequently than lively discussions about feminism with intelligent people, but …

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Cinema Pacific prepares for its fifth annual film festival

Come April, the University of Oregon will be hosting Cinema Pacific, an annual film festival and University-wide collaboration of film screenings, multimedia, art and culture. The festival, which is in its fifth year, takes place April 23-27. Every year, the festival focuses on a Pacific-bordering country or two. Past focuses have …

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Explore Irish culture at Eugene’s Irish Cultural Festival

For the ninth consecutive year, Eugene will welcome the Irish Culture Festival, beginning on March 7. The festival, which features a variety of workshops and performances, is intended to be a celebration of Celtic heritage in Oregon as well as a learning experience. Coordinator Peggy Hinsman offered insight regarding the …

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Board games are no longer in the past with local stores holding weekly gaming events

While it’s easy for gamers to get swept up in the gloss and glamour of video games, and all of their multi-million dollar spectacle, there’s still a lot to value in the old-school roots. When most people think of board games, they’re whisked back to drawn-out games of Monopoly and …

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Photos: Aer rocks the boat at WOW Hall with guests RDGLDGRN and New Beat Fund

Aer performs its Word of Mouth Tour at the WOW Hall with special guests RDGLDGRN and New Beat Fund on Sunday, March 2, 2014. The band is known for its eclectic mix of rap, reggae, pop and indie rock aesthetics to create its own brand of music. David von Mering …

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Oscar recap: Selfies, pizza and Lupita Nyong’o’s lip balm

Ellen DeGeneres ordered pizzas and Meryl Streep gave the world her best selfie face. Welcome the a recap of the 86th Annual Academy Awards. Ellen carried the show with a confidence that only a truly respected comedian who has been in Hollywood for 20 years could have. She gracefully mocked Hollywood, …

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The festivities and food of Mardi Gras

By Dana Rengel Mardi Gras celebrations are few and far between in Eugene, but since when has that stopped anyone from having a good time? Tuesday, March 4, take a break from essay-writing and midterm-studying to gorge yourself on, well, anything, because this is the holiday of excess. In the …

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Q&A: Aaron Carter talks with the Emerald, still wants candy

The Emerald had a chance to chat with Aaron Carter on the phone prior to his performance in Eugene this Thursday, to talk about his new tour. Carter released three albums before even hitting puberty, including “Aaron’s Party,” which went platinum and features “I Want Candy” and “That’s How I …

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Academic film series kicks off in Lawrence Hall

UO Center for the Study of Women in Society to show film Wednesday.

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