Calendar Picks of the Week

luna-fest-imageThursday, January 23
Open House Party at the Vue. 517 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 5 – 7 p.m. Go to the Vue’s Open House After-hours Party and enjoy a cocktail and some tasty bites with them as they celebrate the perfect marriage between Forks and Corks Catering and the Vue. Been looking to get out for some quality food and drink? This is your chance.

Friday, January 24
Corvallis Swing and Blues Weekend. Corvallis. All Day. Join Corvallis Swing and Blues for three nights of dancing and live music in the heart of Oregon’s Willamette Valley. This is a dance weekend in the grand tradition of Lindy and blues exchanges, with equal parts blues and swing dancing. You’re invited to visit our town and celebrate. For complete information and to RSVP, visit $50.

Saturday, January 25
2014 Lunafest Film Festival. LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 7 – 9:30 p.m. Lunafest is a traveling film festival of award-winning short films by, for and about women. This season their program of nine films – filled with stories of reflection, hope and humor – will travel to over 150 cities and screen in front of 25,000 people. Each year, various organizations bring Lunafests to their communities and raise funds for their local non-profits as well as Lunafest’s main beneficiary: Breast Cancer Fund.

Wednesday, January 29
Jim Malcolm. The Community Room of The Majestic Theatre, 115 Southwest 2nd St., Corvallis.7:30 p.m. Jim Malcolm performs award-winning original songs, traditional ballads and the works of Robert Burns, with guitar and harmonicas. He’s Scotland’s Songwriter of the Year in 2004 and three-times nominated for Scots Singer of the Year. Jim Malcolm’s concerts are like a musical tour through Scotland’s landscape and history, with humor his constant companion. $18 in advance, $20 at the door.