Crème de la Corvallis, Week of Feb 7

Thursday, February 7

Mutschler-Willis-Biesack (BMW Jazz Trio).

Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 9 p.m. $5.

Killer jazz trio for short dollars. Seriously, you won’t regret checking these folks out. Best of the best. Visit https://www.bombsawaycafe.com/.              

Friday, February 8

2019 Eco-Film Festival: The Kingdom: The Human Element

Odd Fellows Hall, 223 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 6:30 p.m. $30-$40.

The Eco-Film Festival is always a lot of fun, and enlightening at that. This year the film’s will be looking at our furry fungi friends (only they’re not furry), as well as climate change, and even the demilitarization of Costa Rica. Each film will end with an expert panel, which in turn will be followed by a raffle with prizes. Tasty things will be provided by New Morning Bakery and Oregon Trail Brewery. But what about the popcorn? There’ll be that too. Entry fee is a suggestion donation, but you should do it, as the proceeds going to the Odd Fellows Elevator Accessibility Fund. Visit, https://www.facebook.com/corvallisoddfellows/ for more info.

Comedy of Errors

Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2 St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. $14-16.

The classic Shakespearean farce, The Comedy of Errors, is set in Director Sarah Sheldrick’s vision: Seattle’s Pike Place Market, 1999. As per the show summary, “The story starts as a father, a new immigrant to the city, is arrested and must plead his case to the authorities. He has long been separated from his children and only wishes to find out if they live in the city. Meanwhile, two other new immigrants sneak into the city unnoticed, but they, too, run into problems.” Turns out they’ve got siblings in town with identical identities! Visit, http://www.majestic.org/ for more info. There are also shows on the 9th and 10th, so be sure to get informed!

DTW with Soul Vibrator

DeMaggio’s New York Pizza, 151 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 p.m. $5.

Eugenie’s Soul Vibrator takes the stage with local locals DTW. What does that spell? Some serious FUNK. Visit https://demaggiospizza.com for more info.

Afterdark

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

Live in Corvallis but long for the club scene? You’re in luck. Visit https://www.bombsawaycafe.com/.                         

Saturday, February 9

Sip & Spell: A Spelling Bee for Adults

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

What’s better than a spelling bee? One with adults and some drinking! It’s fifth year out of the gate, the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library proudly hosts this awesome event. If you’re 18 and up you’re welcome to come chill and show off your skills. Block 15 and 2 Towns Ciderhouse will be on call, as well as tasty morsels from Delicias Valley Cafe. And oh yes, there will be a PRIZE. Visit, https://cbcpubliclibrary.net/spelling-bee/ for more info.   

The Emerald City Jazz Kings

LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. $25.

The jazz masters strike again, this time with tunes from local jazz gurus Mildred Bailey and Lee Morse. Visit, https://www.theshedd.org/divp/series.aspx?series=4055 for more info. 

Cascade Crescendo

DeMaggio’s New York Pizza, 151 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 p.m. $10.

Join in the celebration as these talented newgrassers take the stage in support of their second album, “Chasing the Sun.” Get an early glimpse by visiting https://www.cascadecrescendo.com/, or go to https://demaggiospizza.com for more info.     

Monday, February 11

Corvallis Science Pub- Those Pesky Flu Germs

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

Science Pub, this time with more germs! Well, not really. But that’s the topic, and will be brilliantly laid out for you by guest speaker Benjamin Dalziel, an assistant professor at the Oregon State University College of Science. Dalziel and others have been tracking people in combination to watching the weather in order to better understand how flu epidemics work. This research is really awesome, and will be a major player in the city planning of the future. You’re really not going to want to miss this one, and registration is required!Visit http://terra.oregonstate.edu/science-pub-corvallis/ to get that taken care of lickity split.      

Tuesday, February 12

It’s Not You, It’s Me, The Second City

Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2 St., Corvallis. 8:00 p.m. $30-32.

Tis’ the season for laughing at love, and The Second City has been doing it for a long time. Not heartbreak, nor missed connections, or any of that other silly human stuff is safe in this legendary comedy. This is going to be an A+ performance, and just in the nick of time! Visit, http://www.majestic.org/ for more info.               

Thursday, February 14

Jazz Jam

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

It’s Bombs, it’s jazz. You have no excuse, so I’ll see you there! Visit https://www.bombsawaycafe.com/ if you’re feeling short on information.

Cher the Love: A Benefit Drag Show

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

A really rad, fun show for a really, really great cause. Check out the article on it in this week’s issue for plenty of information, but also be sure to visit https://demaggiospizza.com for up-to-date info.

By Johnny Beaver