Arts & Culture

Viz City
1:20 pm
Wed August 20, 2014

Interview with Create Eugene director Mary Duke

8/20/14.  For Viz City, Sandy Brown Jensen interviews the coordinator of Create Eugene, Mary Duke.

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Eugene Celebration
6:00 am
Wed August 20, 2014

Queen Professor Bulbus Slimbledore Begins His "Rain"

Queen Professor Bulbus Slimbledore, surrounded by old S.L.U.G. Queens at his coronation.

Eugene’s new S.L.U.G. Queen, Daniel Borson—a.k.a. Queen Professor Bulbus Slimbledore—speaks with Eric Alan about wizardry, environmental education, and the centrality of a downtown celebration. 

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Cuthbert Amphitheatre
6:00 am
Fri August 15, 2014

Huey Lewis, Still Making the News

Huey Lewis and the News recreate their album cover for Sports, thirty years later.
Credit Photo by Jay Blakesberg

Huey Lewis has a wide-ranging conversation with Eric Alan about his enduring songs, interpreting Otis Redding, pop songs as Haiku, and the evolutions of the News and music business. The interview includes classic music and recent live material. Huey Lewis and the News perform at the Cuthbert Amphitheatre in Eugene on Saturday, August 16th.

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Wildish Theater
6:00 am
Fri August 15, 2014

Downtown Languages: A Ten-Year Celebration of Diversity

Pre-Hispanic and Mexican Folk Dance will be presented by thisTepeyac-Olincalli Ballet Folclórico group.

Downtown Languages celebrates ten years of providing language and life-skills classes to adult immigrants and their families in Lane County, with an evening of folkloric dance and music at the Wildish Theater in Springfield. Eric Alan speaks with Paulina Romo Villasenor, Executive Director of Downtown Languages, and folkloric musician Alessandro.

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Arts & Culture
8:09 pm
Thu August 14, 2014

Festival Of Eugene To Be Held At Skinner Butte Park

Credit Festival of Eugene

UPDATE 8/15/14: Festival Producer Krysta Albert told KLCC Friday afternoon that the meeting with public safety and city officials went well. Albert says they are all on board to expedite permits to hold the event at the west side of Skinner Butte Park.

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Organizers of the Festival of Eugene are meeting with city officials Friday to work on solidifying the location and permits for the two-day event.

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City of Eugene, "Summer in the City"
6:00 am
Wed August 13, 2014

The Art of Local Fashion, Sidewalk to Catwalk

Credit Photo by Papermoon, with model Star

The art of local fashion will be celebrated in “Sidewalk to Catwalk,” in the Hult Center Lobby on Wednesday evening. Grace McNabb and Mitra Chester speak with Eric Alan about fashion as a conversation, its reflection of regional culture, and the inspiration it gives in return.

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Arts & Culture
3:14 pm
Tue August 12, 2014

Shedd Manager Reflects on Robin Williams

Robin Williams
Credit tonyortega.org

Jan Easton is the Operations Manager at the Shedd Institute in Eugene.  He takes care of the building and assists in overseeing the performances.  But the favorite part of his job is transporting and meeting the artists. In January 12, 2013, that performer was Robin Williams.

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Festival of Eugene
1:08 pm
Tue August 12, 2014

Festival of Eugene May Seek New Location

Credit Festival of Eugene

The Festival of Eugene is on. But organizers say it may have to take place in a different venue. The original plan was to hold it near the 5th Street Market.

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Tsunami Books
6:00 am
Tue August 12, 2014

How Rescuing Owls Inspired a Family

Melissa Hart with Bodhi the barred owl.

Melissa Hart, author of Wild Within: How Rescuing Owls Inspired a Family, speaks with Eric Alan of her journey from bird rehabilitation to adoptive motherhood, and her renewed joy for the world as a result. She gives a reading and slide show at Tsunami Books in Eugene on August 16th. 

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Ashland Review
12:00 am
Tue August 12, 2014

Ashland Review: The Great Society

Credit Oregon Shakespeare Festival

REVIEW OF THE GREAT SOCIETY

by Dorothy Velasco

for broadcast on KLCC, Aug. 12, 2014

This is KLCC. I’m Dorothy Velasco with the Ashland Review.

The presidency of Lyndon Baines Johnson is a topic Shakespeare would have seized upon. The tragic complexity of the man and the historical scope of the times would have been irresistible.

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