Crème de la Corvallis: Week of Oct 4

Thursday,October 4

Suggestions Only Improv

The Downward Dog, 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 9 p.m.

Corvallis has a great little improv scene, and this is the hub. Whether you like to play or just sit back and enjoy the show, set your Thursday evening aside. For more info, check out https://cafe.drinkthedog.com/… but you could always just get really excited and then show up two hours early. Word on the street is that they’ve got awesome food and drinks there…

Friday, October 5

Local Eats Week

Locations Around Corvallis, $10 or Less.

What does Local Eats Week mean to me? It means stuffing myself with the best our local area has to offer, all day long. Local 6, my dues Sample plates for $10 or less, oh sweet Christmas! Local 6 ingredients include food that is “grown, produced, or processed by farms or businesses owned and operated within the six counties touching and including Benton County). There’s even going to be a raffle of sorts. For more info visit, https://www.facebook.com/events/301391040446841/.  

Taste Nate & Oscar Goldman

Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 p.m. $7.

I don’t know if one can hiphop their face off, but if it’s gonna happen, it’ll be here. Now. Check out https://tastenate.com/,  https://oscargoldman.bandcamp.com/, and (special guest!) https://uglytarantino.bandcamp.com/ for a listen. For more info visit,  https://www.muzeek.com/events/hip-hop-explosion-ycow8xq8.        

Saturday, October 6

1st Annual NY Cat Film Festival

Darkside Cinema, 215 SW Fourth St., Corvallis. 3 p.m. $5 per pet, $9 per person.

Short films looking at everyone’s favorite fuzzballs: kitty cats. You love ‘em, I love ‘em. Let’s get some tickets and love ‘em together. You know, after we’ve done using the lint roller. 3:00 pm “Outdoor Adventure With Dogs” shows at 3pm, while “Who Rescued Whom?” is at 5pm. Both films are about an hour and fifteen minutes long.  For more info visit, http://darksidecinema.com/.  

Sharkmouth, Gnarsh Mellow and Radion

Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 8 p.m. Free.

It’s honestly very difficult to think of new ways to say “Come to this Bombs show, it’ll blow your head apart / toes off” every week, but that’s just the job when you have to deal with a venue this good. For your regular dose of awesomeness, definitely make this your Saturday night. Get a first listen by visiting https://www.facebook.com/sharkmouthsicktight/, https://www.facebook.com/Gnarshmellow/), and (https://www.facebook.com/RADIONBAND/). For more info visit, https://www.facebook.com/events/489547674853045/.    

Sunday, October 7

An Ideal Husband

The Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 2:30 p.m. $14-$16.

Personally, my ideal husband is just someone to do the dishes, but hey! Oscar Wilde is always a good time, and you know you love satire. A politician, a mystery, blackmail, Victorian stuff, hypocrisy, amazing acting, and all for ten bucks. Runs on Sept. 28. Sept. 28, 29, Oct. 5, 6 at 7:30pm; Sept. 30, Oct. 7 at 2:30pm. For ticket info visit, https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=90651.

2nd Annual NY Dog Film Festival

Darkside Cinema, 215 SW Fourth St., Corvallis. 3 p.m. $5 per pet, $9 per person.

If you don’t like cats, you’re weird, but Darkside has you covered. At 3pm they’ll be showing “Outdoor Adventure With Dogs,” and then “Who Rescued Whom?” at 5pm. Help make bringing your dog to the movies a thing!  For more info visit, http://darksidecinema.com/.   

Monday, October 8

Corvallis Science Pub: Future Farms: Technology in the Field

Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 6-8 p.m. Free.

Chad Higgins is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biological and Ecological Engineering at Oregon State University, and his field has him looking closely at the relationship between technology and farming. From using RFID tags to measure soil moisture to aerial drones looking for stress in plants, this is one Science Pub you need to check out. In all honesty you need to check them all out, but this one seems especially interesting. To register, visit http://terra.oregonstate.edu/science-pub-corvallis/

Tuesday, October 9

Pencils, Pens, and Drinks with Friends

Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 8 p.m. Free.

Guess what goes well with friendship? Art-making and really good food. Also beer. This monthly event is one of the most fun around, and very chill. Supplies will be on hand, as well as some activities to help keep things flowing. For more info visit, https://www.facebook.com/events/1681223472004529/.      

Thursday, October 11

Jazz Jam.

Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 9 p.m. Free.

Every month is not enough! One of Corvallis’ best kept secrets is its jazz scene. Come out and listen, or bring your gear early and sign up. For more / updated information, check outhttps://www.facebook.com/corvallisfunkandjazzjam/.

Free Range Open Mic. 

Downward Dog Café. 126 SW 1st St, Corvallis. 9 p.m. Free.

The best open mic for one billion miles (that’s right, 1,000,000,000) happens every second Thursday. Regardless of your experience level, sign up and get your tunes noticed. Whether you play or not, it’s a great opportunity to meet other musicians in the area, talk shop, hang out, etc. Sign-ups start at 8p.m. You’ll want to get there early because the slots don’t last long. For info, visit: bombsawaycafe.com/.