Arts & Culture http://klcc.org en Rebecca Lomnicky and David Brewer Live at KLCC http://klcc.org/post/rebecca-lomnicky-and-david-brewer-live-klcc <p>Rebecca Lomnicky is a Scottish fiddler originally from Corvallis. In 2009, she won the Glenfiddich International Scottish Fiddle Championship in Scotland, after previously winning the junior division of the US National Scottish Fiddle Competition in 2005. Joining her in duo at the Axe and Fiddle in Cottage Grove on August 28th is the equally accomplished piper David Brewer, another Oregon native. He leads the Celtic band Molly’s Revenge, and has played with many top ensembles, including the Chieftains. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 22:20:16 +0000 Eric Alan 20169 at http://klcc.org Rebecca Lomnicky and David Brewer Live at KLCC The Wilderness Act Turns Fifty http://klcc.org/post/wilderness-act-turns-fifty <p>Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Wilderness Act. Chandra&nbsp;LeGue, Western Oregon Field Coordinator for Oregon Wild, reflects on the law’s successes and challenges, and on Oregon’s meager wilderness protection compared to neighboring states. A week of local events will celebrate the law's fiftieth anniversary.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Eric Alan 20106 at http://klcc.org The Wilderness Act Turns Fifty Springfield Unveils New Simpsons Mural http://klcc.org/post/springfield-unveils-new-simpsons-mural <p>Springfield unveiled a brand new mural Monday celebrating the city's connection to "The Simpsons."</p><p></p><p><br />In 2012, after decades of speculation by fans, show creator Matt Groening revealed the cartoon Springfield was named for the Oregon city.&nbsp; Springfield officials wasted little time, and commissioned a mural in a prominent spot downtown.<br /><br />Yeardly Smith, the voice of Lisa Simpson, was on hand for the celebration.</p><p></p> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 23:16:24 +0000 Jes Burns 19990 at http://klcc.org Springfield Unveils New Simpsons Mural Oregon Printmaker Celebrated in U. of O. Exhibit, New Book http://klcc.org/post/oregon-printmaker-celebrated-u-o-exhibit-new-book <p></p><p>Joby Patterson of Eugene is an art historian. She has studied fine art prints for more than three decades, and recently taught the history of printmaking at the U. of O.&nbsp; Patterson has just produced a book on the life and works of 20th century printmaker Norma Bassett Hall. It's called "Chipping the Block, Painting the Silk."&nbsp; She joined KLCC’s Claude Offenbacher to discuss her book, as well as her role as curator of more than sixty prints by Hall at the U. of O.'s&nbsp; Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art opening Saturday.</p> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Claude Offenbacher 19658 at http://klcc.org Oregon Printmaker Celebrated in U. of O. Exhibit, New Book Animal House of Blues http://klcc.org/post/animal-house-blues <p><em>Animal House of Blues</em> is a documentary film that focuses on the making of the original <em>Animal House</em> in 1977. Filmmaker Katherine Wilson joins Eric Alan in the KLCC studios, for conversation and previously unreleased music from Curtis Salgado and John Belushi.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Eric Alan 19801 at http://klcc.org Animal House of Blues Festival By The River http://klcc.org/post/festival-river <p><a href="http://festivalofeugene.com/">The Festival of Eugene</a> is happening Friday and Saturday at Skinner Butte Park. The event came about after the annual Eugene Celebration was canceled for this year.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:03:33 +0000 Rachael McDonald 19774 at http://klcc.org Festival By The River Storycatchers: Remembering Mother Kali's Bookstore http://klcc.org/post/storycatchers-remembering-mother-kalis-bookstore <p>And now for another Storycatchers interview: Lorraine Ironplow and her partner Kylene Folsom, pay tribute to Mother Kali's , a feminist bookstore that impacted the lives of many people throughout its thirty-three year history in Eugene.</p><p></p><p><a href="http://(Lorraine Ironplow) and my partner (Kylene Folsom) dancing">Storycatchers.org</a></p> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:42:54 +0000 Marcia Barr 19748 at http://klcc.org Storycatchers: Remembering Mother Kali's Bookstore Earl Thomas and the Blues Cabaret http://klcc.org/post/earl-thomas-and-blues-cabaret <p>Vocalist Earl Thomas debuts music recorded the previous night, merging the blues with Broadway styles. He also reflects with Eric Alan about the role of blues in overcoming oppression, and moving the musical form into the 21<sup>st</sup> century. Earl Thomas brings <em>The Blues Cabaret </em>to the Majestic Theatre in Corvallis on Friday evening.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Eric Alan 19724 at http://klcc.org Earl Thomas and the Blues Cabaret Eugene Celebration Parade Hits The Streets Saturday http://klcc.org/post/eugene-celebration-parade-hits-streets-saturday <p>Although the <a href="http://eugenecelebration.com">Eugene Celebration</a> isn't happening this year, there will be a parade. There's also a celebration concert Saturday evening as part of the festivities.</p> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 02:42:44 +0000 Angela Kellner & Claude Offenbacher 19730 at http://klcc.org Eugene Celebration Parade Hits The Streets Saturday Interview with Create Eugene director Mary Duke http://klcc.org/post/interview-create-eugene-director-mary-duke <p>For Viz City, Sandy Brown Jensen interviews the coordinator of Create Eugene, Mary Duke.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:20:50 +0000 Sandy Brown Jensen 18940 at http://klcc.org Interview with Create Eugene director Mary Duke