Picks of the Week!

Chocolate Fantasy 2013, March 1, 7 p.m.
Join the Arts Center, at Corvallis’ CH2M Hill Alumni Center, in celebrating 50 years of integrating art into the community through their exhibits and outreach programs for all ages! This year’s Chocolate Fantasy promises an evening of gourmet chocolatiers, music, a silent auction, wine and hors d’oeuvres. For information and to buy tickets, visit http://theartscenter.net.



Celebrate Block 15′s 5th Anniversary, March 2, All day
It’s been five years since the doors first opened at Block 15—they would like to thank their wonderful customers and the Corvallis community for their support, and their amazing staff for all of their hard work and dedication. Taste a couple gems from Block 15’s wild cellar and an Anniversary burger. Enjoy live music with Bon Ton Roulet (9:30pm, no cover), and complimentary Nebula Stout Brownies!


Blue Skies Ahead: Ocean’s 50th Birthday Celebration at Fireworks! March 6, 4 – 11 p.m.
The night kicks off with an Art Gallery Opening and Cosmic Rap by Artist & Permaculture Wizard Alan Kapular.  Enjoy a fabulous showcase of music, poetry & dance featuring Mahogany Driftwood, Karl Smiley, Ryan McGovern Band, and many more, and a grand finale by Gabriel Surley & Unstable Atmospheres. For more information, visit http://www.fireworkscorvallis.com.


Animal Wise: The Thoughts and Emotions of our Fellow Creatures, March 7, 7 p.m.
Animal Wise  at OSU’s LaSells Stewart Center takes us on a dazzling odyssey into the inner world of animals. Virginia Morell probes the moral and ethical dilemmas  in recognizing that even “lesser animals”   have cognitive abilities such as  memory, feelings, personality, and self-awareness—traits that many in the twentieth century felt were unique   to human beings.

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