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Review: Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa bring 420 festivities to Matthew Knight Arena

Last weekend was a holiday for weed smokers (April 20), and what better way to celebrate than with hip-hop’s famous weed connoisseurs Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa? Embarking on a five-year tradition, Snoop Dogg brought his 420 Wellness Retreat Tour to Eugene at the Matthew Knight Arena on Saturday, April …

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Snoop Dogg’s 420 Wellness Retreat Tour celebrates music and wellness in Eugene on the most weed-friendly weekend of the year

With the legalization and increased general tolerance of marijuana, Stoner Christmas, otherwise known as April 20, has seen a boom in commercial potential. And Snoop Dogg — an icon of rap, movies, TV and weed — has been pioneering this development for five years now. For the last half-decade, on …

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Celebrate Measure 91’s victory with these great stoner albums

Since Measure 91 was approved and you can’t legally light up until July, it may seem too early to recommend good albums by which to get high. But as Oregon’s new marijuana laws still forbid toking in public places, stoner behavior in Eugene isn’t likely to change too much once the …

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Bromfield: The 10 worst “indie” bands you’ll hear this year

Indie music is where alternative rock was two decades ago – once a vibrant and exciting scene, now an aesthetic that’s been watered-down into a pop-industry product.  A few years ago, corporate “indie” was pretty innocuous – just a mess of beards, banjos and brown-hued album covers. But now the labels are …

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Malee: What if we brought hologram technology to sports?

Coachella “resurrected” Tupac Shakur over the weekend to awe viewers, so sports greats should be considered for being brought back via hologram.

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A different breed: De'Anthony Thomas emerges as Oregon's next dazzling playmaker

Freshman running back De’Anthony Thomas brings the swagger of Southern California to Eugene.

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