Calendar: June 7 – June 14

Events this week in the Corvallis area:

Thursday 7

First Thursday Art Walk, Downtown Corvallis. 4 – 8 p.m. “First Thursday” is a community arts, fine-dining and retail event held every first Thursday. Meet artists at various businesses around town, sample wine, visit galleries and listen to musical offerings at area restaurants. For more information, visit http://www.visitcorvallis.com.

 

Wine Tastings at First Alternative North, 2855 Northwest Grant Ave., Corvallis. 5 – 7 p.m. First Alternative’s North Store hosts wine tastings featuring local wines every Thursday night from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

 

Classic Rock Sing-Along at Imagine Coffee, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 6 – 7 p.m.

 

Frim Fram at Belle Vallee, 151 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 6:30 p.m.

 

Old-Time Music Jam at Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7 – 9:30 p.m.

 

Vocal Improv Jam at Imagine Coffee Live Arts, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7 p.m. Join in or listen to vocal warm up, free form & vocalese-style singing. Free admission, 541-760-3069.

 

The Olympic Journey: Going Places! LBCC’s Russell Tripp Performance Center, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany. 7:30 p.m. A concert by the Re-Choired Element Chamber Choir, LBCC Concert Choir, Women’s Ensemble, The Blue Light Special, and the Sirens. Tickets $10; $7 seniors and students.

 

Improv Comedy Theater at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 8:30 p.m.

 

Majestic Theatre presents “A Pie, A Pint, A Play: A New Works Cabaret,” 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 9:00 p.m. For this inaugural production in the Majestic Lab space, a panel of local directors and producers selected 8 plays out of more than 200 submissions from all over the US as well as Canada, UK, Mexico, Italy and beyond for a new works festival. The $8 non-member/ $6 member ticket comes with a seat, a piece of pie, and a pint of beer (or any drink the ticket holder desires).

 

Top 40 – Hip-hop – Mash-ups – Electro at Sub-Zero, 126 SW 4th St., Corvallis. 10 p.m. Cover: $5 for 18 – 20; $2 for 21+.

 

Ladies’ Night ft. DJ H-Ram & Josh Soto at Impulse Bar and Grill, 1425 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 p.m.

 

Buckin’ Thursday Western Night at Jack Okole’s Bar & Grill, 140 NW 3rd St., Corvallis. 10 p.m.

 

Turntable Enabler, DJ Cloudy Dee at the Downward Dog, 130 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 10 p.m.

 

Friday 8

Wine Tastings at First Alternative South, 1007 Southeast 3rd St., Corvallis. 5 – 7 p.m. First Alternative’s South Store hosts wine tastings featuring local wines every Friday night from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

 

Friday Wine Tastings at WineStyles, 2333 NW Kings Blvd, Corvallis. 5 – 8 p.m. Friday evenings we have several wines open for tasting, AND included in the tasting fee is a glass pour of one of the featured wines — your choice! Tasting fee is $10. For more information call, 541-738-9463.

 

Brewers Pub Crawl 2012, Jack Okole’s Bar & Grill, 140 NW 3rd St., Corvallis. 6 p.m. After another fantastic season of rugby, the Brewers are ready to celebrate! Ticket holders get access to exclusive food and drinks discounts and promotions throughout 7 bars in downtown Corvallis! $20. www.corvallisrugby.com/pubcrawl

 

Dine with the 99 – A Community Dinner, Avery Park’s Townsend Shelter. 6 p.m. Join Occupy Corvallis for an evening of food, fun and good conversation. This community dinner will be held rain or shine and is open to everyone. Dinner will be potluck style, but there should be plenty of food to share, so come even if you aren’t able to bring anything. Please bring your own reusable dinnerware. For more information visit our website at owscorvallis.com or go to our facebook page at www.facebook.com/owscorvallis and see our event listing.

 

Memphis Street at Belle Vallee, 151 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 6:30 p.m.

 

21st Annual Spring Celebration of Dance at Majestic Theatre, 115 Southwest 2nd Street Corvallis. 7:30  p.m. This years’ concert features dynamic works utilizing the wide spectrum of modern dance vocabulary. Tickets are available $10.

 

Ed Dee & Friends at Imagine Coffee Live Arts, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis, 7:30 pm. Songwriter Folk Rock. Free admission, 541-286-4340.

 

Dialeto Brasileiro Jazz Trio at Del Alma, 136 SW Washington Ave., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m.

 

Joanne Trzcinski at Fireworks Restaurant, 1115 SE Third St., Corvallis. 8 p.m.

 

Majestic Theatre presents “A Pie, A Pint, A Play: A New Works Cabaret,” 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 9:00 p.m. For this inaugural production in the Majestic Lab space, a panel of local directors and producers selected 8 plays out of more than 200 submissions from all over the US as well as Canada, UK, Mexico, Italy and beyond for a new works festival. The $8 non-member/ $6 member ticket comes with a seat, a piece of pie, and a pint of beer (or any drink the ticket holder desires).

 

Boozapalooza at Harrison Bar and Grill, 550 NW Harrison Blvd., Corvallis. June 8, 10 p.m. – June 10, 2 a.m. It’s that time again folks.  Mark your calendar because the 4th annual Boozapalooza is here again!  A 2 night event featuring local music and local shenanigans.

 

Brothers Bror, Tuesday Nights at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW 1st St. Corvallis. 10 p.m.

 

Saturday 9

Corvallis Farmers’ Market, Corner of 1st Street & Jackson Street, Corvallis. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Our outdoor Farmers’ Market features fresh, locally-grown, locally-produced dairy, meat, and farm goods. For more information, www.locallygrown.org.

 

Jeff LesMeister at Belle Vallee, 151 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 6:30 p.m.

 

21st Annual Spring Celebration of Dance at Majestic Theatre, 115 Southwest 2nd Street Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. This years’ concert features dynamic works utilizing the wide spectrum of modern dance vocabulary. Tickets are available $10.

 

Sharon & Dave Thormalein at Imagine Coffee Live Arts, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis, 7:30 pm. Harp, Guitar & Mandolin. Free admission, 541-286-4340.

 

Music and Moonlight: The 2012 OSU President’s Concert, First United Methodist Church, 1165 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. The Oregon State University Chamber Choir, conducted by Dr. Steven M. Zielke. $10; free to students with ID.

 

Majestic Theatre presents “A Pie, A Pint, A Play: A New Works Cabaret,” 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 9:00 p.m. For this inaugural production in the Majestic Lab space, a panel of local directors and producers selected 8 plays out of more than 200 submissions from all over the US as well as Canada, UK, Mexico, Italy and beyond for a new works festival. The $8 non-member/ $6 member ticket comes with a seat, a piece of pie, and a pint of beer (or any drink the ticket holder desires).

 

Lost Tortoise, Junior Raimey at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 10 p.m.

 

Sunday 10

21st Annual Spring Celebration of Dance at Majestic Theatre, 115 Southwest 2nd Street Corvallis. 2:30  p.m. This years’ concert features dynamic works utilizing the wide spectrum of modern dance vocabulary. Tickets are available $10.

 

Nihon e Ikimasho! Let’s Go To Japan! The OSU Wind Ensemble, LaSells Stewart Center

875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 3 p.m. The inaugural OSU Alumni Concert Band joins the Wind Ensemble for this “send off” concert featuring guest conductors.

 

“Be-Bop Doo-Wop…From Swing to Be-bop,” Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis, 2945 Circle Blvd., Corvallis. 4:30 p.m. Confluence’s June concert features an all-jazz performance. Enjoy this upbeat and swingin’ performance, and support a chorus with a mission beyond concert performances. Advance tickets are $15, $12 (for Students & Seniors). Tickets at the door are $18 and $15. Tickets are available in advance from chorus members, or online at www.confluencechorus.org.

 

Relax and Recharge at Willamette Wellness Center, 6735 SW Country Club Dr., 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.  Learn various meditation techniques to maintain good health, increase concentration, and reduce stress.  Guaranteed to leave you centered and relaxed.  For more information, call (971) 218-6798 or visit, https://sites.google.com/site/carolynschechtman.

 

PhDs Discuss Science & Faith at Imagine Coffee & Live Arts, 5460 Southwest Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7 – 8 p.m. Corvallis Church is hosting a weekly series entitled “Jesus-ology; honest discussions on the roles of Science and Faith.” Each week a different subject is discussed, and questions from the general public are encouraged.

 

Summer Intro: Tribal Bellydance ~ All Levels, Live Well Studio, 971 Spruce Ave., Corvallis. 7 – 8:30 p.m. Learn the joy of dancing in a community of women! Learn the basic Tribal Movements that are used to create the tapestry of Tribal Belly Dance. All shapes, sizes and ages welcome. This is a simple and satisfying style of belly dance that doesn’t require a dance background. Pre-Registration is required, call (541)224-6566, or visit www.livewellstudio.com to register. $18 per class, $45 for all 3.

 

The Infallible Collective at Fireworks Restaurant, 1115 SE 3rd St., Corvallis. 8 – 10 p.m.

 

Eric Vanderwall at Imagine Coffee, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 10 p.m. – 12 a.m.

 

Open Jam at Harrison Bar & Grill, 550 Northwest Harrison Blvd., Corvallis. 9 – 11 p.m.

 

Monday 11

Youth African Drumming Class, 101 NW 23rd St., Corvallis. 5 – 5:50 p.m.  For ages 7 – 17 years. Classes in basic West African drumming technique and rhythms on the djembe and dunun.  The rhythms we’ll be learning are Moribiassa, Kuku and if time, Kassa. Space is limited; contact Michelle Lovrich to register at drumcircleconnection@gmail.com. $60 for the series.

 

Adult Beginning African Drum Class, 101 NW 23rd St., Corvallis. 6 – 7:30 p.m. Ages 18 and up. Learn basic West African drumming technique and rhythms on the djembe and dunun. The rhythms we will be learning are Lamba, Kassa and Sofa. Space is limited; contact Michelle Lovrich to register at drumcircleconnection@gmail.com. $60 for the series.

 

Science Pub Corvallis – “Prospects for Ocean Wave Energy”, Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 6 – 9 p.m. Come early for food, drink, and a seat. Quench your thirst and feed your head. Learn about cutting-edge topics in science and technology from leading experts, in an interactive, informal atmosphere where there’s no such thing as a dumb question.

 

Southtown Open Mic Talent Search, Fireworks Restaurant, 1115 SE 3rd St., Corvallis. 9 p.m. Free admission with $2 purchase.

 

Tuesday 12

$5 Movies at Ninth St. Cinema, 1750 NW 9th St., Corvallis.  See your latest film favorites at the 9th Street Regal Cinema. All movies are $5, every Tuesday, ALL DAY.

 

Concerts in the Park – Corvallis Community Band, Central Park Gazebo, Central Park, Corvallis. 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

 

Celtic Jam at Imagine Coffee, 5460 Southwest Philomath Blvd., Corvallis.  7 – 9 p.m.

 

We Heard the Heavens Then: A Memoir of Iran Book Reading, Grass Roots Books & Music, 227 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7 p.m. Join Corvallis author Aria Minu-Sepehr for a reading and book signing event for his book, We Heard the Heavens Then: A Memoir of Iran.

 

Hardcourt Bicycle Polo at Eric Scott McKinley Skate Park, 7 – 8 p.m. Corvallis Community Hardcourt Bicycle Polo?  We play every Tuesday night at 7 p.m. Currently we are playing on the basketball court next to the Eric Scott McKinley skate park.

 

Pilates for Equestrians Review, At Live Well Studio, 971 Spruce Ave., Corvallis. 7 – 8 p.m.

This is a review of the last course called Pilates for Equestrians. It’s open to returning and new students, with or without horse-riding experience. An incredible core and upper body workout designed to be used as strengthening for horse riding. Specially designed to give you a full body power workout – challenging your balance, core and legs. $16 per class or the series for $40. Call (541)224-6566, or visit www.livewellstudio.com to register.

 

Timba Tuesday at Impulse Bar and Grill, 1425 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7:30 – 11:30 p.m.  Come out dancing every Tuesday night! Join us for Cuban Salsa Night each week after Rumbanana’s classes at Impulse Bar & Grill in Corvallis – great music, awesome drinks, fun peeps and $1 tacos!

 

Pianist John Eaton Presents “Jazz, Blues and Broadway at the Steinway,” LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. The Oregon State University piano program is proud to bring back Washington D.C. pianist John Eaton. Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door. Advance tickets are available at Grass Roots Books & Music, Gracewinds Music, and WineStyles in Corvallis, as well as at the LaSells Stewart Center box office.

 

Wednesday 13

Corvallis Farmers’ Market, Corner of 1st Street & Jackson Street, Corvallis. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Our outdoor Farmers’ Market features fresh, locally-grown, locally-produced dairy, meat, and farm goods. For more information, www.locallygrown.org.

 

Beer & Blog at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 5 – 6 p.m. Local bloggers and tweeters meet to commiserate and network.

 

Stitch Night at Stash, 110 SW 3rd St., Corvallis. 5 – 8 p.m. Free social knitting and crocheting group – bring a project, get inspired! www.stashlocal.com.

 

Creating a Safer, Greener, Healthier Neighborhood and Community, Corvallis Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Presentation by Jan Spencer, an advocate of suburban permaculture.  Jan will show and tell creative and practical approaches based on changes he has made to his own property and neighborhood in Eugene.

 

Author Event: Finding the River: An Environmental History of the Elwha, Grass Roots Books & Music, 227 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7 p.m. In 1992 landmark federal legislation called for the removal of two dams from the Elwha River to restore salmon runs. Jeff Crane dives into the debate over development and ecological preservation in “Finding the River”, presenting a long-term environmental and human history of the river as well as a unique look at river reconstruction.

 

Corvallis Belly Dance Guild Performance, Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 8 p.m.

 

Accoustic Live At Les Caves Bier & Kitchen, 308 SW 3rd St., Corvallis. 8 – 10 p.m. Not enough good music in Corvallis on Wednesday nights? Les Caves will be doing it acoustically right. Great local bands; fine food and beer. No cover.

 

Thursday 14

Author Reception: Beth Young, “The Naturescaping Workbook,” Grass Roots Books and Music, 227 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 5 p.m. Celebrate the release of local gardener Beth Young’s book, “The Naturescaping Workbook”, at Grass Roots Books & Music. Join us for a reception with the author where she will answer gardener questions, and enjoy refreshments.

 

Wine Tastings at First Alternative North, 2855 Northwest Grant Ave., Corvallis. 5 – 7 p.m. First Alternative’s North Store hosts wine tastings featuring local wines every Thursday night from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

 

Red Raven Follies and The Mata Hari Hustle at The Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. General admission is $12 or $8 for Majestic Members. For tickets, call 541-738-7469, or at www.majestic.org.

 

Casey Hurt at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 9 p.m.

 

Top 40 – Hip-hop – Mash-ups – Electro at Sub-Zero, 126 SW 4th St., Corvallis. 10 p.m. Cover: $5 for 18 – 20; $2 for 21+.

 

Ladies’ Night ft. DJ H-Ram & Josh Soto at Impulse Bar and Grill, 1425 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 p.m.

 

Buckin’ Thursday Western Night at Jack Okole’s Bar & Grill, 140 NW 3rd St., Corvallis. 10 p.m.

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