Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture
4:02 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

Rooster Award Nominations

Each year, the Rainy Day Blues Society hosts the Rooster Awards, honoring local talent in a number of different categories. These include:

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WOW Hall
3:18 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

David Wilcox Live at KLCC

David Wilcox att KLCC.
Credit Photo by Isabel A. Zacharias

Songwriter, storyteller and dedicated bicyclist David Wilcox has hit the road from North Carolina, to celebrate the release of his 18th album, Blaze. He begins his West Coast tour on Friday night, February 21st at the WOW Hall in Eugene, with Justin Farren opening. David Wilcox joined us live in the KLCC studios, for songs and conversation.

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Arts & Culture
12:35 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

Printmaking Show at The Gallery at The Watershed

Terry Way and Sandy Brown Jenson visit The Gallery and review the show.

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The Belfry
6:00 am
Thu February 20, 2014

Suzy Bogguss, Interpreting Merle Haggard

Suzy Bogguss

Country music vocalist Suzy Bogguss interprets the songs of Merle Haggard on her latest CD Lucky, continuing a long career that has featured platinum and gold albums, a Grammy award and a command performance at the White House. She’ll perform at The Belfry in Sisters on Friday, February 21st, and joins Eric Alan to talk about all things Merle.

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Live on the Saturday Cafe
2:29 pm
Sat February 15, 2014

Eliot Grasso, Uilleann piper

Uilleann piper Eliot Grasso and guitarist Glen Waddell.

Ulleann (Irish) piper Eliot Grasso grew up with a houseful of Chieftains records and a family fascinated with traditional music.  He'll be sharing the stage with Scottish fiddler Brandon Vance and guitarist Glen Waddell Tuesday, Feb. 18 at Beall Hall and Thursday, Feb. 20 at Hope Christian Church in Eugene.

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UO School of Music and Dance
6:00 am
Fri February 14, 2014

Imani Winds

Imani Winds

The Grammy-nominated classical quintet Imani Winds takes a musically adventurous approach, including elements of jazz, African, Latin and other musical traditions. Music from Stravinsky and beyond illustrates, as Valerie Coleman speaks to Eric Alan about the quintet’s vision, in advance of their concert at Beall Hall on the UO campus on Sunday, February 16th.

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Arts & Culture
1:06 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

New Light Coming To Downtown Eugene

This and 43 other light poles will be illuminated Valentine's night in downtown Eugene during the rescheduled First Friday Art Walk.
Credit Rachael McDonald

Eugene's First Friday Art Walk was postponed to this Friday, Valentine's Day, because of the snow last week. Downtown will be graced with new light for folks who come to the Art Walk.  

A brand new light display will be turned on at dusk Friday.
Sarah Bennett is President of Downtown Eugene Incorporated, or DEI. She says the lighting treatment is a permanent year-round installation.

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Old Mill District, Bend
6:00 am
Thu February 13, 2014

Oregon Winterfest

Artisan fire pits at last year's Oregon Winterfest

The annual Oregon Winterfest will be held in the Old Mill District of Bend this weekend, from Friday February 14th through Sunday, February 16th. It includes three days of winter-themed events, from a rail jam for snowboarders and skiers, to snow warrior races, artisan fire pits, music, food, and more. It’s all a benefit for Saving Grace, an organization that provides comprehensive family violence and sexual assault services. An interview with Aaron Schweitzer, producer of Oregon Winterfest.

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OSU Spring Creek Project
6:00 am
Wed February 12, 2014

Transformation without Apocalypse

Sarah van Gelder

The Spring Creek Project for Ideas, Nature and the Written Word presents a free symposium entitled Transformation without Apocalypse: How to Live Well On an Altered Planet. It will be held at Oregon State University on February 14th and 15th. Keynote speaker Sarah van Gelder, co-founder and editor of Yes! Magazine, speaks with Eric Alan about the nature of transformation, and the positive ones already taking place.  

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Hult Center
6:00 am
Tue February 11, 2014

Eugene Ballet: From Scheherazade to Ailey II

Eugene Ballet Company presents two diverse events in February. First, Scheherazade and Bolero, with live music by Orchestra Next. Then, they’ll host Ailey II—the junior dance company of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater—for performances in Eugene and Salem. Toni Pimble, artistic director of Eugene Ballet Company, joins Eric Alan in the KLCC studios.

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