Wednesday, February 08, 2006



Sunrise 7:22am; Sunset 5:33pm, Av High 50; Av Low 34

ARTS/VISUAL Gallery Talk: "Eye Contact" with Carla Bengtson, Barbara Setsu Pickett and Kate Wagle, 6pm, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. 346-3027.

FILM The Idiot, Episode 5, 6pm; The Falcon, 7pm; Brigade, Episode 5, 9pm, all in Russian with English subtitles, 111 Pacific, UO. FREE.

Darwin's Nightmare, 7pm, 128 Chiles, UO. FREE.

GATHERING Cajun/Zydeco Dance, 7pm, World Café. Helmut, 344-0748. FREE.

KIDS Drinking Gourd Elementary School presents two plays for preschool and elementary ages: In the Great Kapok Tree and Where the Wild Things Are, 10:15am & 11am, Downtown Library. FREE.

LECTURE "Diffusing Ideas: Intellectual Women in Paris Since 1945," Jennifer Duncan, noon, 330 Hendricks, UO. FREE.

"Learning from Vancouver, B.C.: Lessons in Transportation and Land Use," Gordon Price, 6:30pm, Downtown Athletic Club. FREE.

"The Story of Douglas Fir," Whitey Lueck, 7pm, Downtown Library. FREE.

"A Revolution in Evolution: Discovery, Story and Implications of Homo floresiensis — The Hobbits," a slide lecture by Peter Brown, 7:30pm, 180 PLC, UO. FREE.
The Supersuckers return to the WOW Hall Wednesday.

MUSIC Oregon Wind Ensemble, 8pm, Beall Hall, UO. $5, $3 stu., sr.

The Wailers, Pocket Dwellers, 8pm, McDonald Theatre. $21 adv., $23 dos.

Supersuckers, Sawyer Family, 9pm, WOW Hall. $10.

ON THE AIR "The Jefferson Exchange" discusses the unseen and emotionally difficult life of military families with author Kristen Henderson, 8am and 8pm, KRVM 1280 AM.

"UO Today" continues. See Monday.

OUTDOORS/RECREATION Nature Photography in a Digital World continues. See Saturday.

SPIRITUAL Ecstatic dance, "Relationship," self-nurturing, exploratory movement, 7:30pm, Eugene Friends Meeting House. $5-$10 ss.

THEATER The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail, 8pm tonight, tomorrow and Feb. 10, 11 and 16-18, Arena Theatre, UO. 346-4190. $6.

The Noodles play the Downtown Lounge Thursday, Feb. 9.


Sunrise 7:21am; Sunset 5:34pm, Av High 50; Av Low 35

DANCE Dance 2006, annual celebration of faculty choreography featuring guest choreographer Gabriel Masson, 8pm tonight, tomorrow and Feb. 11, Dougherty Dance Theatre, UO. 346-3386. $10, $5 stu., sr.

GATHERINGS Juction City-Monroe-Harrisburg Area Alzheimer's Association Caregivier Support Group, open to anyone caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or other memory disease, 9:30am, Junction City Retirement Center. 345-8392.

League of Women Voters of Lane County February unit meetings on "Lane County Public Safety," various times and locations today through Feb. 16.

Cascade Mycological Society and Lane Culinary Arts Program Annual Fungal Feast, cooking demonstration and mushroom-centered meal, 6:30pm, Center Building cafeteria, LCC. Kyle, 463-5447. $8-$15 sug. don. and PreDating speed dating event for single professionals, go on up to 12 six-minute dates in one evening, 6:30pm ages 36-49; 8:30pm ages 25-35, My Coffee. Register at

Women's Action for New Direction meeting with WAND member Pam Garrison and CISCAP's Scott Miksch discussing protesting the School of the Americas and other human rights issues, 6:30pm reception, 7pm meeting, McNail-Riley House. FREE.

KIDS Gimme Games for grades 1-6, play word and storytelling games, 4pm, Downtown Library. FREE.

LITERARY ARTS "Grandfather Talks: The Earth Speaks," discuss the teachings of the Lipan Apache people and the books of Tom Brown Jr. with Linda Redmon and Steve Kreigh, 6pm, Mount Pisgah Arboretum Visitor Center. 7474-1504. $4 sug. don.

Readin' in the Rain discussion of Crescent by Diana Abu-Jaber, 7pm, UO Bookstore. FREE.
Camille Bloom celebrates the release of her new CD at Cozmic Pizza Thursday, Feb. 9.

MUSIC Oregon Jazz Guitar Summit: Mike Denny, Dan Balmer, Don Latarski and John Stowell, 7:30pm, Jaqua Concert Hall. 434-7000. $15-$20.

Adrianne, Camille Bloom (CD release for Say Goodbye to Pretty), 7:30pm, Cozmic Pizza. $5-$7.

The Rocketz, Gambler's Mark, 7pm, John Henry's. 21+ show. 342-3358.

Eugene Symphony and guest soloists Amy Burton and Guido LeBron perform Brahms' Requiem and Haydn's Symphony No. 100, "Military," 8pm, Hult Center. $15 & up.

Nuborn Tribe, DJ Risingsun, Katt & Roots Revolution, DJ Cansaman, 9:30pm, WOW Hall. $8 adv., $10 dos.

The Noodles, StereoFuture, Alter Ego, Good 4 Nothing, Your International Head Quarters, 10pm, Downtown Lounge. 21+ show. 343-2346.

ON THE AIR "The Jefferson Exchange" feaures the creative dimensions of leadership with Jean Houston of the Foundation for Mind Research, 8am and 8pm, KRVM 1280 AM.

"New Dimensions" features "Conscious Capitalism" with Patricia Aburdene, 6:30pm, KLCC 89.7 FM.

THEATER Cyrano continues. See Thursday, Feb. 2.

Othello continues. See Thursday, Feb. 2.

The Good Doctor continues. See Friday.

The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail continues. See Wednesday.


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