Crème de la Corvallis: Week of Nov 8

Thursday, November 8

Catch Me If You Can

The Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. $16-18.

A musical comedy version of the clever counterfeiter classic? I’m going to have to go with a big hell yes on this one, folks. Also runs on the 11th and the 15th. For more info and tickets visit,

Jazz Jam

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

What do you get when you mix a jam with some jazz? For info, visit: 

Roselit Bone

DeMaggio’s New York Pizza, 151 NW Monroe Ave, Corvallis. 9:30 – 11 p.m. $5.

Roselit Bone, how shall I describe thee? Really damn good nightmare-billy. Just take a listen for yourself: For more info visit, 

Friday, November 9

The Oregon State University International Film Festival: Berlin – Sinfonie der Großstadt

Darkside Cinema, 215 SW 4th St., Corvallis. 7 p.m. $5.

Also part of the festival, be sure to check out 3 Bellazas on Saturday the 10th, Paradise Trips on Monday the 12th, and Pequeñas Menteras Piadosas on Tuesday the 13th. All films are subtitled in English. For more info visit,   

Big Outside

DeMaggio’s New York Pizza, 151 NW Monroe Ave, Corvallis. 9:30 p.m. $5.

Have an itch to dance? Scratch it in style: For more info visit, 

Boogie Nights

Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 p.m. $5.

Afterdark is back, this time with double the sexiliciousness (its a word, deal with it). Maybe even triple! You’re promised boogie house, funk, nu-disco and disco sprinkled in. For more info visit,            

Saturday, November 10

A Toast to Our Troops

4 Spirits Distillery, 3405 SW Deschutes Ave., Corvallis. 5 – 8 p.m. $25.

4 Spirits Distillery and Good Samaritan Regional Health invite you to celebrate our veterans. There’ll be snackages, prizes, live music, and other goodies. Every last dime will go to benefit the Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation’s Samaritan Veterans Outreach fund. For more info visit,        

Sunday, November 11

Grunt Film Project

Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. $5.

A really awesome short documentary about some Afghanistan veterans with connections to the Oregon State community around Corvallis, Oregon. Tales of war, depression, suicide, and coming home. Worth way more than your $5, please don’t miss out. For tickets visit, For more info visit,    

Monday, November 12

Corvallis Science Pub

Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. 7 – 9 p.m. Free.

Oregon State University’s Dr. William J. Ripple talks about the 1992 World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity, concerning climate change and environmental destruction. Seriously, once you go Ripple, you don’t go back. This is going to be a killer lecture. For more info visit,     

Tuesday, November 13

American String Series:
John Doe

Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m.

“The American Strings series brings renowned artists from around the U.S. to Corvallis and Oregon State University for an in-depth look at how and why stringed instruments play such a profound role in American music.” That translates into: “go to this, because it’s going to be amazing.” Hosted by Bob Santelli with the help of the OSU College of Liberal Arts and the Majestic Theatre. For more info visit, 

Wednesday, November 14

Gumbo Live Music

Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7-8:30 p.m. Free.

Vocal & Instrumental music every first and third Wednesday of the month. From vintage gems to original songs, everything is set to the tune of Depression-era 1930s. Great fun in one of Corvallis’ best spots. For info, visit:   

Thursday, November 15

Corvallis Arts Walk

The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. 4 – 8 p.m. Free.

An incredible walk this month – check out this week’s coverage a few pages back! For info and participating venues, visit or       

Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave,, Corvallis. 5:30 – 9 p.m. $17.

Fork over a few bucks and you’ll be served up a delicious helping of short films that look at everything from environmental education, to outdoor adventure and conservation, and more. “Oregon river adventures, Nepalese women mountain climbers, childhood ski dreams…” not enough for you? You can also buy some food, beer and cider! For more info visit, 

Rusty Hinges

Calapooia Brewing Company, 140 NE Hill St., Albany. 7:30 p.m. Free.

One of the hardest working live bands in the area, Rusty Hinges tears it up at Calapooia every single Thursday. For more info, visit:

Free Range Open Mic

Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 8:30 p.m. Free.

Best open mic, EVER. No, really. Come early, as sign ups start at 7:30 p.m. Participate or just kick back and enjoy. For info, visit:

By Sam Campbell