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Little Big Burger to expand to Eugene

Portland-based restaurant to open new burger joint near Knight Arena in September.

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Battling blackberries at the root of regional artist Susan Applegate’s exhibit

Artist Susan Applegate’s 25-piece mixed media exhibit “A Canopy of Briars: Visual Considerations on Reclaiming the Land” goes on display at the University’s Museum of Natural and Cultural History.

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Local jeweler more than ‘Just an Old Man’

Although his card reads “Just an Old Man,” local jeweler Kirk Houser’s talents can be seen on the fingers of many Lane County girls. Known for the sign language hand symbols he crafts into rings, necklaces and pendants, Houser’s jewelry has become a local favorite among Eugene residents.

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Willamette River recreation remains popular in summer

School is finally out, tank tops are present, cold drinks are flowing and Eugene residents have made their way to the riverfront. With more time to relax and enjoy the beautiful Oregon summer, Eugene’s Willamette River provides the perfect place for outdoor fun and recreation. On any given (sunny) day …

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Top 10 ways to celebrate the end of school

The day you’ve been waiting for since the first day of school is quickly approaching. You’re almost done — at least, for now. In case you don’t know what you are going to do in honor of your dawning freedom, here are 10 things you can do to let loose. …

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Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Dralion’ comes to Eugene for first time ever

Matthew Knight Arena brings its entertainment season to a close with nine shows of Cirque du Soleil’s “Dralion.”

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Concerts in Eugene area will keep music fans busy this summer

It’s almost summer, which means it’s almost time for concerts galore. This is a preview of several of the concerts in the Eugene area this summer.

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Upcoming movies give comic book and sci-fans an epic summer

A large amount of epic, comic book blockbusters are coming out this summer. This is a preview of them and what they’re all about.

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Sasquatch!: Death Cab for Cutie hits stage, no match for Foo Fighters

Saturday gave us little time to stop the Foo Fighters rattling around our brains. By 2 p.m. we were already back inside the amphitheater grounds with another full slate of music in front of us.

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Sasquatch!: Foo Fighters leave crowd satisfied, fatigued

Sasquatch! Music Festival kicked off full-force Friday at the Gorge Amphitheater outside George, Wash. To festival veterans, Sasquatch! is a marathon, not a sprint.

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Top 10 all-time zombie movies

While Humans vs. Zombies rages across campus, here are some cinematic alternatives that will tickle your taste for the terrifying.

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University of Oregon’s Humans vs. Zombies raises money for Japan

Humans vs. Zombies at the University of Oregon raises money for Japan’s tsunami relief fund, while bringing campus closer together in a unique way.

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Lady Gaga’s ‘Born This Way’ regresses to generic ’80s dance vibe

Lady Gaga’s new CD, “Born This Way,” narrows her previously wide audience with cheesy dance songs. It’s not terrible, but it appeals to a pretty specific audience.

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University of Oregon’s Queer Prom offers something everyone can enjoy

This weekend’s Queer Prom made it a possibility for anyone to attend the dance and have the prom they wished they could have had in high school.

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Eugene’s new Cornucopia Maize Lounge provides unique, versatile atmosphere

The new eatery, located in what was once the back of The District, will cater to families during the day, as well as partying crowds at night.

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‘On Stranger Tides’ fulfills ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ expectations

The fourth sequel in the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise is more of the same. It attempts to breathe new life with new characters and almost succeeds.

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Top 10 things to do for Memorial Day 2011

It’s time to make plans for Memorial Day. Here are the top 10 things to do that weekend.

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‘Bridesmaids’ is a fun, raunchy film that deserves praise

The film, produced by Judd Apatow, keeps you laughing for two hours and should become as famous as “The Hangover.”

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Ms. Lauryn Hill returns to hip-hop scene, set to play at Eugene’s Cuthbert Amphitheater

The iconic artist has been in and out of the music spotlight for two decades, but she has returned to the scene and will play in Eugene on Friday, May 20.

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‘Salmon is Everything’ sheds light on the fish kill that affected Native American life, spirituality

“Salmon is Everything” is a play at the University about the 2002 fish kill on the Klamath River. The salmon are more than food to the Native Americans affected; they are also a physical symbol of their spirituality.

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Sixth annual Wings and Wine Festival celebrates community of Veneta

The Wings and Wine Festival brings different groups from the Veneta and Eugene area together to celebrate community with birds, wine and outdoor activities.

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How to travel the world without leaving Oregon

Many college students want to travel around the world, but lack the funds to do so. These places around Oregon can provide an atmosphere to pretend you’re abroad.

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Spring in Eugene provides plenty of nearby outdoor activities

When people need to get away from campus on sunny weekends, the surrounding outdoors offers plenty of entertainment.

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Top 10: Soups to try at Soup Nation in Eugene

New restaurant Soup Nation has over 80 different soups to try. Here are the top 10 most interesting-sounding soups to try at the eatery.

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The Lonely Island’s new album clever, but still silly

The Andy Samberg-lead rap group can be hard to take seriously, but their new album, for the most part, contains catchy and fun songs.

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Queer women’s music festival OUT/LOUD celebrates 10th anniversary at WOW Hall

The queer women’s music festival is celebrating its 10th year this weekend. Its organizers believe it is an important LGBTQQI event to show acceptance and support within the University community.

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Soup Nation a permanent home for owner of Carte Blanche Soup Carte

Mark Stern uses the same formula that made the popular campus eatery Carte Blanche Soup Carte succeed to open Soup Nation, a new permanent location across from the Fifth Street Market.

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