Calendar Picks of the Week

SerberReadingEventFriday, January 17
Literary Northwest Series: A reading by Natalie Serber & Jay Ponteri. Serber is a fiction author whose story collection Shout Her Lovely Name was a New York Times “100 Notable Books” of 2012 winner, and a summer reading pick by Oprah’s O magazine. Ponteri directs the undergraduate writing program at Marylhurst University in Portland, and is a founding editor of the online literary magazine M Review. Valley Library, 201 SW Waldo Pl., Corvallis. 7:30 – 9 p.m.

Saturday, January 18
Corvallis Indoor Winter Market. Guerber Hall, Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. The Corvallis Indoor Winter Market offers fresh produce, dairy products, meats, crafts and more. Stop in for locally-produced goods from almost three dozen different vendors and live music every Saturday.

Monday, January 20
MLK Peace Breakfast. Memorial Union Ballroom, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. 9 – 10 a.m. The OSU and greater Corvallis community is invited to come together to celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. The theme for this year is “Uniting Our Powerful Voices.”

Wednesday, January 22
Tango Alpha Tango at Bomb’s Away Café 9 p.m. no cover. Check out this up and coming Portland rock band, who Bombs claims is “best experienced amid a crowded room of guitar junkies.” Tango Alpha Tango made many of Oregon publications top bands of 2013. 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis.