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WKND Calendar: Stress Less Week, Yelawolf and puppies

Check out all the events that are happening this weekend in Eugene and Portland!

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Men challenge social expectations through dialogue with The Men’s Story Project

In The Men’s Story Project, those who identify as males are given the chance to speak about the constrictions society has given men, and a place to challenge those constrictions. Males can discuss their personal experiences about manhood.

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Arts & CultureMusic

Eugene electronic duo Octonaut on the perks of playing to students

Electronic music duo Octonaut believes that playing for college students is very beneficial to them.

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Arts & CultureEventsFood

Participate in The Grilled Cheese Experience for a great cause

There’s really nothing more satisfying than melted cheese between two slices of perfectly toasted bread. Just as delightful as the bread and cheese combination, during May 1-10, 15 restaurants in Eugene will be team up with FOOD For Lane County, whose “mission of the organization is to alleviate hunger by …

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WKND Calendar: Smell the tulips, put on some heels or laugh with comedian David Sedaris

Take a visit to stunning views, refreshing smells and delicious tastes – before it’s too late. May 3 is the final day of the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival, home of a colorful 40-acres of tulips. Gabrielle Mueller, University of Oregon student and social media coordinator for Wooden Shoe, explained that although the …

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Arts & CultureMusic

Eugene’s newest venue Old Nick’s Pub is open for business

A new pub has opened up in Eugene. It is called Old Nick’s Pub and most of the bands that perform there are metal rock bands.

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Hi-Fi Music Hall soon to open in Eugene

HiFi, a new concert hall is opening soon in downtown Eugene.

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7 free (or almost free) things to do in Eugene this spring

Spring is coming and what better time to explore Eugene then in the sunshine. Ideas such as the the Eugene Saturday Market and the Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest are amongst the endless activites to consider checking out.

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Arts & CultureMusic

Here’s every Oregon reference on Sufjan Stevens’ new ‘Carrie & Lowell’

Sufjan Steven’s latest album “Carrie & Lowell” is named after his parents and the endless summers spent in Oregon. The songs hold many references to Oregon and of course a few shout outs to Eugene.

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New management at Taylor’s means big changes for spring

Taylor’s in under new management. With it come new bartenders, new benches and a new layout. But don’t worry, dollar beers are here to stay.

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Arts & CultureFood

Your guide to Eugene wine country

Spring break is the ideal time to let loose, have a drink and appreciate the scenery we Oregonians are blessed with – and there’s no better way to do both than touring local wineries. Skip the usual bars for a day and take a trip to some of the best views …

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Gregory Mina helps lead UO mock trial team to nationals

When University of Oregon’s mock trial team qualified for championships, the whole team “stood up and screamed like maniacs,” UO junior Gregory Mina said. On January 24 and 25, 10 members, including Mina, will participate in the Winston Thomas Memorial Invitational at UC Berkley where they will compete against mock trial members …

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Wknd Calendar: Big name comedians, Scottish dinner and comic con

This weekend, your funny bone will have a great time — even though a hit to the funny bone is no laughing matter. In Eugene, Paula Poundstone is paying the Hult Center a visit. Poundstone is known for saying “no two shows I do are the same.” The material she …

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Arts & CultureMusic

Eugene Symphony to host saxophonist Branford Marsalis at the Hult Center Jan. 22

Next week, the Hult Center for the Performing Arts (1 Eugene Center) is hosting a performance by the Eugene Symphony followed by discussions with music director Danail Rachev and the week’s featured guest artist. The show’s free-of-charge preview starts at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 22. The main performance, presented by …

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Wknd Calendar: Drag Bingo, Free yoga and Bar tours

It’s the first week back from break and we couldn’t be any happier the weekend has arrived. The drag scene has been receiving more and more support by the community. One local bar supports the drag community by hosting a bingo night. Docs’s Pad is your average downtown restaurant. It offers …

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Wknd Calendar: Ghost hunts, concerts and a roller derby match

We’re on the brink of finals week. The weekend might be filled with studying, but there’s always time for a break or two (maybe three). Check out what’s going on in Eugene and Portland this weekend and get in the holiday spirit with the Eugene Concert Choir. The Eugene Concert Choir …

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SportsVolleyball

Oregon volleyball opens the NCAA Tournament as the No. 10 seed

A week and a half ago, the Oregon volleyball team looked to be in prime position to be selected as one of the top-16 seeds of the upcoming NCAA tournament. One of the major benefits to being nominated as a top-16 team is that the team would be able to stay …

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Wknd Calendar: Black Friday shopping in Portland, community dinner and ugly sweater runs

Black Friday is large part of our capitalist culture, and like it or not, Thanksgiving could soon become “Grey Thursday.” But that capitalist culture comes with some positives, like the long-standing tradition between the music industry and Black Friday: Record Store Day specials. On Record Store Day, some bands release …

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Wknd Calendar: You can find psychedelic Christmas music, shooting turkeys and food donations this weekend

At the Hult Center this weekend, check out gingerbread men flying and flipping mid-air, toy soldiers marching on thin wires and much more. Cirque Dreams: Holidaze is a unique merge of Christmas theme characters with Cirque du Soleil acrobatic spectacles. Director Neil Goldberg, along with the show’s songwriters, created an …

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Joy, Joy, Joy: Nothing but pure joy at the Vance Joy concert.

Vance Joy and Jaymes Young stole girls’ hearts one song at a time last night at WOW Hall. WOW Hall was packed with people varying from high school students to couples sharing the romantic experience of Vance Joy. Starting off the show was artist Jaymes Young. Young played one of …

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Camp Kesem helps children cope when their parents have cancer

With 1.7 million cancer cases a year in the United States, there are more than 3 million children affected by a parent’s cancer diagnosis. Camp Kesem recognizes these children and helps them cope with their situation. The camp provides week-long support that assists them academically, socially and emotionally. “People don’t understand …

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