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Annual drag show benefit for HIV Alliance ‘Damsels, Divas and Dames’ hits the stage Saturday

“Damsels, Divas and Dames: 19 and Facing the Bronze Age,” or “Triple D” as show producer/director William Sullivan calls it, is the 19th annual Eugene drag show extravaganza promising two-and-a-half hours of singing and dancing. It’s all for a good cause too. The show’s net profit goes directly to a …

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Review: Queens of the Stone Age bring heavy, desert rock to Eugene’s Hult Center

The noted hard-rockers, Queens of the Stone Age, made a stop at Eugene’s Hult Center Saturday night in support of the group’s most recent album “Villains.” The band’s performance, along with an opening set from the boogie rock band Eagles of Death Metal, made for one of the loudest nights …

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Emerald Recommends: The best spring concerts in Eugene (that aren’t sold out)

With the arrival of spring term comes a new season of concerts and events across Eugene. Unfortunately, many of the best shows are already sold out, but if you missed a chance to score Snoop Dogg tickets, never fear. The Emerald has compiled a list of the best spring concerts and …

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Review: Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias fills the Hult Center with non-stop laughter

Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias walked into the Hult Center on Sunday night with a mission: To unite the world through laughter. Eugene, OR. was a on fire tonight!!! #UnityThroughLaughter pic.twitter.com/2GKBy8XQ2G — Gabriel Iglesias (@fluffyguy) February 9, 2015 Iglesias kicked off his world tour a few months ago, and this is Iglesias’ second …

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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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David Sedaris pays a visit to Eugene’s Hult Center

Eugene’s Hult Center was fortunate enough to host American satirical author and humorist David Sedaris on Thursday, Nov. 20. Sedaris has published a number of best-selling works, from short story collections to articles for The New Yorker and is an active contributor for NPR’s This American Life. Having sold millions of copies of his …

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David Sedaris pays a visit to Eugene's Hult Center

Eugene’s Hult Center was fortunate enough to host American satirical author and humorist David Sedaris on Thursday, Nov. 20. Sedaris has published a number of best-selling works, from short story collections to articles for The New Yorker and is an active contributor for NPR’s This American Life. Having sold millions of copies of his …

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Arts & CultureTheater

Review: ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ is truly radio worth watching

Story by Emerald staff writer Rachel Benner The tagline for local theatre company Radio Redux, “Radio worth watching!” may sound like a contradiction, but in the Hult Center on Sunday afternoon, it was a reality. Actors sat on the stage in chairs behind a row of old-fashioned microphones, dressed in …

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Eugene and Portland shows you can’t miss this winter term

EUGENE Jan. 7: The Reverend Horton Heat will incite a psychobilly freakout at the WOW, with help from Nekromantix and Old Man Markley, doors open at 7 p.m., $20. Jan. 17: Caravan of GLAM, a rare all-ages queer cabaret event at the WOW, doors open at 8 p.m., tickets are …

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Robin Williams to visit Eugene in January

Award-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams will be coming to the Hult Center’s Silva Concert Hall on Jan. 12 at 7:30 p.m.

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Eugene dance group mixes Beatles and ballet in ‘All You Need is Love’

There’s something in the way they move. The dancers’ moves are elastic and fluid. In the basement of the Eugene Ballet Academy, the Eugene Ballet Company puts the final touches in place for their upcoming show, “All You Need is Love.”

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Wilco plays to a nearly sold-out Hult Center

How can you describe infectious happiness? Heads are nodding, spotlights are flashing, people are jumping and the crowd is going wild. This is Wilco. This is rock music.

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Wilco’s Patrick Sansone discusses his musical journey

Patrick Sansone, a member of Wilco since 2004, has an addiction. The guitarist/keyboardist of one of the most popular rock/pop bands in the past 20 years will be the first one to tell you that he is addicted to working hard and making music.

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Arts & Culture

Bill Cosby visits Eugene, discusses the entertainment industry then and now

Like an aged prizefighter, Bill Cosby walked onto the center stage, shoulders back, chin down. Turning toward the audience, he displayed his shirt to the audience with a grin. In black with yellow lettering, it read, “Oregon, Rose Bowl 2012.” And the crowd went wild.

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Blue Man Group to perform last of three shows in Eugene

Patrick Newton’s skin has been blue for the last three years. That’s not to say that there’s anything wrong with him. In fact, it’s quite possible that when he’s blue, he feels the most alive. Newton is a member of Blue Man Group, a national phenomenon that has performed for …

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Arts & CultureFilm & TV

Good Works Film Festival brings social awareness to Eugene and Portland

Good Works Film Festival, a first-time event in Oregon, will kick off Oct. 6 in Portland and end in Eugene Oct. 7-10.

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