Arts & Culture

Eugene
6:30 am
Fri June 20, 2014

Flurry Of Activities At Washington Jefferson Park Saturday

Catching some air
Credit Desmond O'Boyle

Construction barriers were removed from Eugene's Washington-Jefferson park in April, ushering in hundreds of skate boarders, bicyclists, and in line skaters. Saturday's official opening hopes to show the park is not just for kids, its part of a revitalization of downtown Eugene.

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Arts & Culture
2:21 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Oh Kay

The Shedd Theatricals presents the musical Oh, Kay! June 19th through the 29th in the Jaqua concert hall at the Shedd Institute. Cast members Madelyn Schwartz and Dylan Stasackdropped by the KLCC studio to talk with Michael Canning about the show.

  

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Arts & Culture
6:57 am
Wed June 18, 2014

Rogue Hack Lab: Incubator For Innovation And Learning

Credit Rogue HackLab

Maker spaces and hacker spaces are a growing phenomenon. They’re places where everyday people gain access to the tools – and the collaborative inspiration – to combine art, engineering and technology in new and innovative ways. Sometimes these projects become incubators for products and inventions with enormous potential. In Medford, the Rogue Hack Lab is a local expression of this global movement.

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Arts & Culture
12:51 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

Festival of Eugene Taking Shape

A view of downtown Eugene.
Credit Wikimedia Commons

A lot of people were disappointed last week when Kesey Enterprises announced the Eugene Celebration is taking a hiatus this year.  Now, an alternative event is in the works.

Krysta Albert runs the Eugene Health and Wellness Celebration which has been part of the Eugene Celebration over the years.  She says when the news came out community members contacted her about putting on a Festival of Eugene instead.

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Arts & Culture
6:00 am
Fri June 13, 2014

Ordinary Days at OCT

The new musical "Ordinary Days" plays at Oregon Contemporary Theatre through June 29th. KLCC's Michael Canning talks with Director Craig Willis and Musical Director Nathan Alef.

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VizCity
3:41 pm
Thu June 12, 2014

The Gallery at the Watershed

Cozmic
3:27 pm
Tue June 10, 2014

Tyler Fortier Live at KLCC

Tyler Fortier
Credit Photo by Eric Alan

Eugene musician Tyler Fortier has been busy lately, both as a producer and a songwriter. He’ll celebrate both aspects this Saturday, June 14th at Cozmic in Eugene. It’s a CD release party for his own new CD, Black and White Heart, and for Beth Wood’s new release, Sometimes Love, which he produced. He visited the KLCC studios for two live songs and one from his new CD.

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Jaqua Concert Hall
6:00 am
Tue June 10, 2014

Chamber Music Amici Merges Dvorak with Lane County History

Chamber Music Amici

Chamber Music Amici brings an unusual multi-media presentation to the Jaqua Concert Hall in Eugene on Wednesday, June 11th and to a house concert in Cottage Grove on Thursday, June 12th. They’ll perform Dvorak’s American String Quartet, synchronized to slides from Looking Back: Lane County and the Lane Historical Society.  They'll also perform music from Gershwin and Mozart. Violinist and artistic director Sharon Schuman joins Eric Alan in the KLCC studios to share music and descriptions of the slides.

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Downtown Eugene Public Library
6:00 am
Mon June 9, 2014

Lindsay Hill, Sea of Hooks

Lindsay Hill
Credit Photo by Anna Daedalus

Portland-based author Lindsay Hill has created an unusually structured novel called Sea of Hooks that follows his protagonist through a series of traumas and transformations, taking him from youth in San Francisco to an adulthood search in Bhutan. The book’s spiritual insights and literary power have brought it national acclaim, including being named by Publishers Weekly as one of the ten best books of 2013. Lindsay Hill speaks with Eric Alan, before giving a reading at the Downtown Eugene Public Library on Wednesday, June 11th.

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Live on the Saturday Cafe
4:44 pm
Sat June 7, 2014

Dorian Michael on the Saturday Cafe

  Dorian Michael has been playing guitar for forty-six years.  He says folk, blues, jazz, rock, all have found their way into his music.

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