8 Days a Week…

Thursday, November 2

Author Event with Christine Wallace and narrator Gray Eubank. Grass Roots Books & Music 227 SW Second St. Corvallis. 7 p.m. Free.

Author Christine Wallace discusses her new speculative climate-fiction novel. That is indeed a thing, it’s called Sea of a Thousand Words, and it sounds awesome. If you’re able to make it out, you’ll also be treated to a reading by Gray Eubank, who will be narrating the audiobook. For info, visit grassrootsbookstore.com/.

Rusty Hinges. Calapooia Brewing Company, 140 Hill St. NE, Albany. 7:30 p.m. Free.

Local regulars and bluegrass giants Rusty Hinges once again rock Calapooia Brewery. The sound of a well-tuned gigging band wafting in and around some brews and grub makes this a Thursday spot like none other. For info, visit calapooiabrewing.com/blog/live-music-and-events/.

Friday, November 3

Ninth Annual Oregon State International Film Festival. Darkside Cinema, 215, SW Fourth St. Corvallis. 4 p.m. $25 Festival Pass (non-transferable, guaranteed seating); $50 Flex Pass (transferable, guaranteed seating); $5/$3 admission at the door.

Dasfilmfest presents the Ninth Annual Oregon State International Film Festival. What does it mean?A curated festival of award-winning films from all over this green (but mostly blue) earth, many of them having premiered at fancy film fests such as Berlinale, Cannes, and Sundance. This Friday you can catch The Crocodiles and Bye Bye Germany. This runs through Tuesday the 7th – look throughout 8 days for film listings. For info and screening times , visit facebook.com/events/.

Rainbow in the Clouds: Spanksgiving. Cloudy and Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW First St., Corvallis. 10 p.m. $5.

Bring friends, partners, lovers, and dungeon masters,” they say. I say hell yes. Rainbow in the Clouds is the best way you can get out and support our local LGBTQ+ community by dancing your rear off. Only don’t dance that hard. It costs a lot of money to have those reattached. For info, visit cloudandkellys.com/.

Saturday, November 4

Ninth Annual Oregon State International Film Festival. Darkside Cinema, 215, SW Fourth St. Corvallis. 1 p.m. $25 Festival Pass (non-transferable, guaranteed seating); $50 Flex Pass (transferable, guaranteed seating); $5/$3 admission at the door.

Saturday films are The Peace Agency, The Cinema Travellers, King of the Belgains, and Animals. For info and screening times, visit facebook.com/events/

International Games Day. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. Corvallis. 2-5 p.m. Free.

Over a thousand libraries world wide are participating in this awesome holiday. Card games, board games, video games… you name it. All free to all ages, though on a first come, first serve basis. Games on hand will include Candyland, Chutes & Ladders, Monopoly, Scrabble, Chess, and Checkers, Settlers of Catan, Forbidden Island, Apples to Apples, Pandemic, and various video games for consoles like the Xbox One. Drop in, enjoy the library, and have a blast. For info, visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

Sunday, November 5

Fill Your Pantry Corvallis. Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. Noon-3 p.m.

I’m not quite sure what a pantry is, apartment living and all, but I’m sure you’ve got one. Come on out and stock up on “storable foods,” such as grains, beans, veggies, meats, and more – all from local growers. Support the local food economy by snagging these goods in everything from small quantities to bulky bulknesses (a real term). Even pre-order online starting Friday, October 6 at TenRiversMarketplace.com. SNAP, debit and credit are accepted. For info, visit tenriversfoodweb.org/fill-your-pantry.html.

Ninth Annual Oregon State International Film Festival. Darkside Cinema, 215, SW Fourth St., Corvallis. 12:30 p.m. $25 Festival Pass (non-transferable, guaranteed seating); $50 Flex Pass (transferable, guaranteed seating); $5/$3 admission at the door.

Sunday films are Kurz + Schmerzlos, Land of the Little PeopleLand of the Little People, Land of Eternal Spring, and The Pretenders. For info and screening times, visit facebook.com/events/.

Roselit Bone. Cloudy and Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW First, Corvallis. 8 p.m.

Roselit Bone is like a backwoods acid trip in every wonderful possible way. Please take a listen to them at http://www.roselitbone.com/. They’re here in support of their latest LP, BLISTER STEEL, which is a damn fine record.. For info, visit cloudandkellys.com/.

Monday, November 6

Ninth Annual Oregon State International Film Festival. Darkside Cinema, 215, SW 4th St. Corvallis. 5 p.m. $25 Festival Pass (non-transferable, guaranteed seating); $50 Flex Pass (transferable, guaranteed seating); $5/$3 admission at the door.

Monday films are Combat Girl and Suffering of Ninko. For info and screening times, visit facebook.com/events/

Chamber Music Corvallis: Meccore Quartet. First Presbyterian Church, 114 SW Eighth St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. $26+.

From the press release: “’The Meccore String Quartet is without doubt the best Polish quartet ever, and their music continues to move our hearts’ -Günter Pichler, Alban Berg Quartet.” That’s a pretty hardcore endorsement, and I’m feeling inclined to believe it. For info, visit chambermusiccorvallis.org/tickets.html.

Tuesday, November 7

Tap Talk- How to Brew. Block 15 Brewery & Tap Room, 3415 SW Deschutes St, Corvallis. 7-9 p.m.

Whether you’re a brewer yourself, or just curious, this event is for you. Joel Rea of Corvallis Brewing Supply will be talking about “beer recipe formulation with a look at the nuances, as well as the big picture items, that a brewer must face while crafting a beer recipe.” Take it from me… brewing is a serious amount of fun. It’s like alchemy, only instead of dangerous chemicals, it’s delicious beer. There’s a whole world of discovery just waiting for you. For a lot more info that will surely sell you on checking this out, visit facebook.com/events/1674232972611487/.

Ninth Annual Oregon State International Film Festival. Darkside Cinema, 215, SW Fourth St. Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. $25 Festival Pass (non-transferable, guaranteed seating); $50 Flex Pass (transferable, guaranteed seating); $5/$3 admission at the door.

Tuesday’s film is Late Blossom Blues. For info, visit facebook.com/events/

Wednesday, November 8

Kalapuya Archaeology: Cultural Record of the Willamette Valley before 1850. Majestic Theater, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. 7-8 p.m. Free.

This sounds like quite an excellent talk. Part of the Chepenefu Lecture Series, which honors the Chepenefu Kalapuya people – native inhabitants of the Marys River Valley for literally thousands of years. Into local culture? It doesn’t get any more local than this. For info, visit calendar.oregonstate.edu/event/130394/.

Cascade Rye. Cloudy and Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW First St., Corvallis. 8:30-10:30 p.m. $5. 21+

A grass roots Americana duo that is guaranteed to please your ear sockets. Just straight up wonderful songwriting with beautiful execution. Check it out: http://www.cascaderye.com/. $5 is a steal. For info, visit cloudandkellys.com/.

Thursday, November 9

True Stories Live Story-telling Event. Imagine Coffee, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7-9 p.m.

If you haven’t caught one of our story-telling nights, please do! Always a blast, and we’d love to hear what you’ve got to say. Don’t want to speak? There’s plenty of listening to be done! For info, visit imaginecoffee.net.

Rusty Hinges. Calapooia Brewing Company, 140 Hill St. NE, Albany. 8 p.m. Free.

One of my favorite live bands in the area twice in a week? Well, twice in 8 days… but I’ll take it. And so should you. Check out their Facebook page to track down some tunes if you don’t already know them: https://www.facebook.com/rustyhingesPNW/. For info, visit calapooiabrewing.com/blog/live-music-and-events/.

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