The Corvallis HOUR Exchange Celebrates 10 Years

The Corvallis HOUR Exchange wants you to invest in the people and the community — your neighbors and your home. Why? In part, so everyone can feel the echo from the money they spend. How? By using a local currency called HOURS....

Crawl for the Cause 2012 slated for Saturday

Crawl for the Cause is a pub crawl with all proceeds benefiting the Benton County Women’s Cancer Coalition. This year’s event begins at 2 p.m. in downtown Corvallis....

Haircuts and Conversations

So, let me get this straight.... There are three local barbers in three shops that span two generations and they are all family. Yep, it all started in 1971 at the MU and continues today....

Review: John Dies @ the End

If I could give this book a different title it would be Harold and Kumar Meet a Shoggoth because that’s exactly what it is. Part buddy comedy, part indescribable horror from beyond the realm of human imagination....

Extreme Clay exhibit features at The Arts Center

The Arts Center, in conjunction with the Willamette Ceramics Guild, will feature an exhibit in the Corrine Woodman Gallery to complement a simultaneous ‘Extreme Clay’ exhibit curated in the Main Gallery....

Delinquent Brothers Productions presents GET SOME at Odd Fellows Hall

Delinquent Brothers Productions will be back at Odd Fellows Hall on Friday, March 2nd to provide their usual high quality 2-stage EDM events. For this month’s show, Delinquent Brothers presents “GET SOME.” The show is for 18 and over only and admission is $5 at the door....

The Advocate…Start Here

And here it is, our first issue, and it is tempting here to write something of scale; a bold declaration imbued with grandeur of purpose that recounts steely de...

Warner Brothers to Whitewash Akira

The idea of changing Akira- especially in such a drastic way- is like changing The Terminator or Casablanca. Why not? Because it’s a terrible idea, that’s why. ...

Houston; We Had a Problem

It is good to be back home in the Willamette Valley where the sense of community is authentic, the environment is rich with acceptance, and the air is breathable fresh....

the corvallis arts center

“It’s important to bring the arts to the community... an art organization can’t just serve audiences, we have to make them.” Huff also stresses the importance of representing all of Corvallis, and not just the majority....

Of Alchemists Past and Where They Are Now

The newsweekly started as a ‘zine and later moved to a tabloid format, but always there was a visceral sense of the cultural composition of Corvallis - musicians, artists, writers, entertainers, students, locals, and business owners were the lifeblood of the Alchemist’s often beautiful and sometimes challenging pages....

Do We Call It Belief-ism?

I think putting a blanket aggression over something as diverse as religion is completely foolish and blind. There are just too many flavors; it’s like harboring hatred for something as vague as meals that are cooked. The spectrum is just too great in regards to beliefs as well as for believers....