Thursday, June 28
ETop Girls – Majestic Reader’s Theatre
Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7 p.m. $10-12.
A truly interesting play – mad props to The Majestic, as the kids say. For an in depth description, check out the wikipedia entry: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/
Friday, June 29
Gift of Gab + The Turntable Enabler
Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 10 p.m. $15.
We’re so lucky here in Corvallis to not only have a great local music scene, but pull in acts like Gift of Gab. If you’re not familiar with the Blackalicious rapper, check out http://officialgiftofgab.com/. He’ll be all hands on deck with special guest Vursatyl of PDX’s very own Lifesavas. What could be better? The legendary Turntable Enabler opening up. Hiphop at its finest!
Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 p.m. $5.
A rock show at Bombs? That’s a no brainer. Seriously, I wonder if they should invest in an EZ Pass or something for payment? But the question remains… why go to this one in particular? Because The Regrettis is made up of folks from (or formerly from) Burnheimer Meat co., Symbiotic Quintet, That Coyote, Supertankers Ply the Seas, and Slow Burn, and the Shady Bunch. That’s what we call a super group!
Saturday, June 30
Vintage Circus: A Student Showcase
Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. $10-12.
What do you get when you mix “a sassy monkey, a lonely stilt walker, shocking feats of strength and flexibility, live music, acrobatics, and high-flying performances on the silks, lyra, and trapeze?” The answer: a nostalgic wonderland, complete with intermission photo booth and an Instagram contest. Get a ton of likes? You get aerial lessons! Grab tickets here: https://app.arts-people.com/
Beer:30, Featuring Back Again
Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 8 p.m. $5.
We truly wish it were beer:30 all the time. Enjoy some brews and rock tunes courtesy of Back Again!
Phase IV and Bitz ‘n’ Bitz
Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 10 p.m. $5.
Corvallis is known for its noise scene, and you’d do well to get out and see what’s going on. Phase IV, Bitz ‘n’ Bitz, Enorde, and Charniak (PDX) are on board to tantalize your ear and brain bits. The event will be hosted by Kurtis Copenhagen of the “Kurtis Copenhagen’s Monthly Sampler,”
Tuesday, July 3
Exhibit: Lauren Ohlgren & Robin Silver
The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Tuesday–Saturday Noon–
5 p.m. Free.
Runs through July 28. The Corrine Woodman Gallery shows two different artists, with “only” art in common. Their work is on view July 3-28, 2018, with an educational Conversation from The Corrine Woodman Gallery on Thursday, July 12, at 12 p.m. Lauren Ohlgren shows travel and i-live-here sketchbooks, more concerned with the process of creating that with working towards finished studio work. Robin Silver found a passion in collage on musical instrumnets, both collage and music creating beauty. For info, visit theartscenter.net/.
Graphic Novel Book Club Meeting
Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis.
6:30 pm-7:30 pm. Free.
This is a super rad club and is a great starter kit for getting into graphic novels. They’re always welcoming new members, and you can grab a copy of whatever the monthly reading is from the second floor reference desk. For more info, call 541-766-6793 or visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.
Wednesday, July 4
Corvallis Riverfront Park, NW 1st and Jackson Ave., Corvallis. Registration
8 a.m. Start at 9 a.m. $10.
Do you like to run, walk, or skip for a good cause? Then this event is for you, my dudes. Burn yourself a delicious 5k in support of the Boys & Girls club of Corvallis — specifically the Summer Club Scholarship Fund. For more info visit http://www.bgccorvallis.org/
Red White & Blue Riverfront Festival
Riverfront Commemorative Park,
1st & Jackson. Corvallis. 5 p.m.
The great grand pappy of all local 4th celebrations. Celebrate the birthday of birthdays on the Willamette with your family and friends. As always, the event features “live music, a children’s magician performing on stage, a delightful array of food vendors, colorful crafts booths, children’s activities, and Oregon wines and craft beers.” Oh yeah, and the HUGE evening fireworks display. There’s that, too. For more info visit http://www.downtowncorvallis.
Thursday, July 5
Tribal Style Bellydance
Odd Fellows Hall, 223 Southwest
2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. $10- $12.
If there’s two things I’m not a fan of, its bellies and dancing. However, combine them and you’ve got something special. Odd Fellows’ Tribal Style Bellydance happens every Thursday and is always a good time. Everyone is welcome, and the class is available to all ages and skill levels. You a teen? You dance for freezies. For info, visit http://www.tribalrisingdance.
Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 9 p.m.
It’s first Thursday, and you know what that means: it’s time to laugh so hard you should probably wear a diaper. Accidents happen! Corvallis kills in comedy, and Cloud’s delivers. For more info visit http://www.cloudandkellys.com/
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By Sam Campbell