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Make the most of the warm weather with this sunny-day playlist

Music to go with the cool lawns, cold beers and good friends on these hot summer-like days.

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Curren$y and the Jets fly high at WOW Hall, play to passionate crowd

Curren$y and the Jets put on a chillingly good show Tuesday night as they played their 13th stop of the 2012 Jet Life Tour at the WOW Hall.

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A DJ’s set catches on fire, but the show goes on at the Willamette Valley Music Festival’s Student Stage

All throughout the day, the atmosphere around the concert was totally upbeat. With the great weather alongside great music, it was difficult to find a person who wasn’t happy to be there. Keller agreed. “I can’t complain. The sun is shining, we have live music … What more do you need?”

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Photos: Mayer Hawthorne headlines Willamette Valley Music Festival

Music lovers gathered on campus Saturday for the 45th Willamette Valley Music Festival. Three stages were set up across campus — one in the EMU amphitheater, one in the EMU ballroom, and a third in the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art — hosting music performances all afternoon and into the …

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Colorado producer Paper Diamond rocks show at McDonald Theater

The McDonald theater served up a treat on Thursday night when they hosted Colorado producer Paper Diamond on his 9th stop of his Tiger Style tour.

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@@NOTE: lost all links to first part of article, but everything is correct. [email protected]@Movies “Titanic” — April 4 There is a reason Titanic is still tied for the record of most Academy Awards won by a single film (11, in case you were wondering). The classic love story is back …

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Hot Buttered Rum to perform new tunes at WOW Hall

San Francisco-based band Hot Buttered Rum will take to WOW Hall’s stage Wednesday, March 14.

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Musical training slows parts of aging process, study finds

“With musicians, we found that even when they were 60 years old, they had a neural timing system of an 18-year-old,” the study’s leading author Alexandra Parbery-Clark said.

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Beats Antique rocks the McDonald Theatre

Beats Antique is on tour to promote its latest album, “Elektrafone.” The band releases music on its own label to its close-knit fan base, bypassing promotion and production costs.

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Pop culture preview for winter

With this year potentially our last on Earth, it’s time for us to sit back and try and enjoy what pop culture brings to the table for the start of 2012. With a sure-to-be-groundbreaking film conclusion to “The Dark Knight” trilogy as well as the mesmerizing finale to television’s “Breaking Bad” returns this summer, here is a list of upcoming titles to try and make the wait a little more bearable.

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Student volunteers keep WOW Hall thriving

Christopher Graziani, a junior journalism major at the University, is a lighting intern for WOW Hall and is responsible for setting up, taking down and providing the lighting effects during shows.

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The Emerald's comprehensive fall pop culture preview

With the school year just beginning, it’s almost hard to imagine there is a thriving pop culture industry continuously producing new forms of entertainment. For the students who use this entertainment as a way to escape the seemingly constant pressure of college, here is a preview of the three biggest …

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Local co-ops offer counterculture music scene

When you walk into the Campbell Club or the Lorax Manner, there are certain things you can’t miss. Besides the rickety furniture and vivid murals encompassing the walls, the sound of music is ubiquitous. “It is like a biosphere of music,” said Chris Crux, a Campbell Club [email protected]@found on [email protected]@ …

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Video: A Fair to Remember

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mwM18NTVA9E?hl=en&fs=1&w=425&h=349]   Veneta, Oregon sees its numbers swell for three days of music, art, food, costumes and people of all shapes, colors and backgrounds.  It’s called the Oregon Country Fair, and this village of sorts welcomes people from around the country and world.  Check out the cast of characters …

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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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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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