The Mutant Diaries. 116 NW 3rd St., Corvallis. May 31st 7 p.m. Seattle performer/composer Eva Moon faced an impossible choice: remove her healthy breasts and ovaries or face almost certain odds of cancer. The Mutant Diaries: Unzipping My Genes is a feisty, frank, and fearless original musical comedy about turning a devastating prognosis into a new lease on life. Moon shares the humor as well as the struggle of dealing with a life-changing personal challenge. Suggested donation: $10.
The Corvallis Backyard Art Show and Sale. 843 SW 5th St., Corvallis. June 1st and 2nd 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. This is the second year of the event that is hosted and promoted by these two artists (Cyrus Peery of the Corvallis Graffiti Collective and Tim Blackburn of Drop Out Art and the Temporary Artists’ Guild) who saw a need for an alternate way of presenting their art and interacting with the public. Featuring jazz trio The Van Meyers and legal walls for visitors to practice their tags or just play with spray paint. Free. For all ages.
Graphic Novel Book Club at Matt’s Comics. 2075 NW Buchanan Ave., Corvallis. June 4th 6 – 7 p.m. Join the brand new Graphic Novel Book Club, sponsored by the Corvallis Public Library. Anyone 18 and up can come to the meetings, held the first Tuesday of every month. The group will discuss Batman: The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller. New members welcome. Book copies available at the library’s reference desk.
Saving Green: Advancing Sustainable Business Practices in Corvallis. Corvallis Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. June 6th 6:30 p.m. Want to know more about sustainable business, or wonder what public policy graduate students at OSU have to do with business in Corvallis? This informative talk links policy and practice with recommendations for how Corvallis can advance sustainable business practices.