Weekend Arts & Entertainment

An in-depth Showcase of the Valley’s Art’s & Entertainment

Thursday, Feb. 20

Corvallis Arts Walk. Downtown Corvallis. 4 p.m.- 8 p.m. Free. Explore the art studios of downtown Corvallis and browse the work of our local artists! The Corvallis Arts Walk is a grassroots-organized art walk that takes place on the third Thursday of each month in downtown Corvallis, Oregon. Galleries, studios, arts and crafts stores, and the occasional pop-up keep their doors open late to host an art related event or demonstration. Visit http://www.corvallisartswalk.com to find which art studios are hosting which art shows

Imagine Open Mic. Imagine Coffee, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7-9 p.m. Free. Please come to Imagine Coffee for a night of tunes new and old, fabulous coffee, tea, and light fare.

The Irrelevant Podcast’s Comedy Open Mic. Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 8:30 p.m. $10. This is the funnest party in town and it just got FUNNER!!! The folks here at the Irrelevant Podcast have been building THE BEST relationship with the guys at Eugene’s Wednesday Night Fight Mic and any good relationship is built on INSULTS! There has been a challenge issued! The Irrelevant Podcast will represent Corvallis and Wednesday Night Fight Mic will represent Eugene in a roast battle to see who the meanest, toughest, and most creative roaster is! Visit https://www.bombsawaycafe.com for info about this event.

Friday, Feb. 22

Music à la Carte. Memorial Union Lounge, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. 12 p.m. Free. Music à la Carte performances are open to the public. Music à la Carte concerts have been a tradition at OSU since 1969. The informal, 45-minute concerts are held most Fridays during the fall, winter, and spring terms, and showcase a wide variety of musicians and performance ensembles, from local, regional, and national performers to students and faculty from the OSU music program. Visit http://liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/school-arts-and-communication/music-la-carte for info.

Fresh-Pressed Jams ft. Robert Meade. 2 Towns Ciderhouse, 33930 SE Eastgate Cir., Corvallis. 6 p.m. Free. Get your weekend fix of good music with the NW Americana samplings of our latest Fresh-Pressed Jammers… ROBERT MEADE! Robert Meade’s a singer/songwriter, solo acoustic musician who’s been living and performing throughout the Northwest area for over a decade. “His brand of upbeat Rhythm ‘n’ Blues & Americana music channels some of rock’s greatest souls in his raw, vulnerable lyricism and playing. It’s bound to lift the spirit!” -Eugene Weekly. Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/459294408359310 for more info.

John Sherman. Imagine Coffee, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7-9 p.m. Free. Please come for a night of tunes new and old, fabulous coffee, tea, and light fare.

Eco-Film Festival. Odd Fellows Hall, 223 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7 p.m. FREE, Suggested Donation of $5 per person or $10 per family. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the program begins at 7:00 p.m.. Come early to save your seat and visit exhibitors. Beer from Oregon Trail Brewery and snacks from New Morning Bakery will be available for purchase. Local experts will be on hand after each film for a brief discussion and audience Q & A. Climate Change: The Facts. World view now, with actions we can take to help. Visit http://www.sustainablecorvallis.org/ 

Chamber Music Corvallis: Mobius Guitar Trio. First Presbyterian Church, 114 SW 8th St., Corvallis. 7: 30 p.m. $26-$29. Chamber Music Corvallis is pleased to bring world class groups to perform chamber music in Corvallis, Oregon. Visit http://www.chambermusiccorvallis.org/ for more info.

Groove. The Peacock Bar & Grill, 125 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 9 p.m. Free. A DJ playing the hottest dance music every Friday and Saturday nights. Come sing your hearts out on the Main Floor, enjoy playing pool, have a hot meal with friends, maybe play some Oregon Lottery, or have an enlightening conversation with your favorite bartender and server. Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/2466959573396612/for more info.

It’s Not Rocket Surgery. The Pig & Olive, 151 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 9:30 p.m. $5. It’s Not Rocket Surgery will get your toes tapping and feet clapping to classic songs and some originals.. not to be missed! Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/2493925150875446/ for more info.

Saturday, Feb. 22

Majestic Readers’ Theater: The Tin Woman. Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 3:00 p.m. $11-$13. Instead of relishing life after her heart transplant, Joy enters a downward spiral, unsure whether she truly deserves a second chance. Meanwhile, Alice and Hank mourn the loss of their son, Jack, who’s heart was used to save Joy. At a friend’s urging, Joy tracks down Jack’s family to find closure. But are Alice, Hank, and their daughter Sammy ready to accept Jack’s death? Based on a true story, “The Tin Woman” uses humor and pathos to explore loss, family, and what it means to be given new life. Visit http://www.majestic.org/ for more info.

Mario the Maker Magician. Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. 3:00 p.m. $10-$20. New York-based touring children’s performer Mario the Maker Magician will perform at Whiteside Theatre. Mario is known for his handmade robotic creations, upcycled props and new school slapstick character. It’s magic through the lens of the Maker Movement! As seen on Sesame Street, Sprout, and live on tour with David Blaine, Mario’s show is an upbeat, hilarious and a very interactive experience that leaves children and families inspired to nurture their own creative paths. Blaine calls him “the best kids’ magician in the world!!” Mario’s show is ideal for ages 4-10 and their families. Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/565900120859840 for more info.

Live Music at Emerson Vineyards. Emerson Vineyards, 11665 Airlie Rd., Monmouth. 6 p.m. $10 + a canned food item for donation. Visit https://www.emersonvineyards.com/ for more info.

2020 Fly Fishing Film Tour. LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 6:30 – 10:30 p.m. $15-$20. The Blueback Chapter of Trout Unlimited and Blueback Women of Oregon are proud to bring you the 2020 premiere of the F3T Fly Fishing Film Tour in Corvallis, OR, at The LaSells Stewart Center. The event will benefit the Bluebacks Chapter and go to supporting coldwater conservation efforts in local watersheds for the future. The doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 7:30 p.m.. Tickets will be $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Tickets are available locally in advance at Watershed Fly Shop or online. There will be a raffle with some amazing prizes, drinks from Block 15 Brewing Co. and 2 Towns Ciderhouse, and food available for purchase. For more information, please contact Troy Rintz by email or at 307-421-8437. Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1765544820243229 for more info.

Vocal Point. Imagine Coffee, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7 p.m. Free. Please come for a night of tunes new and old, fabulous coffee, tea, and light fare.

 Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas. Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis.7:30 p.m. $25-$30. Scotland’s premier fiddle ambassador Alasdair Fraser and talented Californian cellist Natalie Haas may not seem an obvious duo, but their dazzling teamwork, driving rhythms, and shared passion for improvising on the melody and the groove of Scottish tunes have helped reconstruct and revive the Scottish tradition of playing dance music on violin and cello. They have toured internationally for over eighteen years, wowing audiences at festivals and concerts worldwide with their unique sound, and have released five critically acclaimed and award-winning albums along the way. Reserved seating tickets are $30, and advanced tickets are $25. All tickets are $30 on the day of the show. Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/2809347992462133 for more info.

Ten Tiny Dances Corvallis. Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. $13-$15. Ten Tiny Dances® presents performances on a stage that is only 4 feet x 4 feet x 1.5 feet high. Tap dance to ballet and fashion to spoken word, there’s always a surprise around the corner at Ten Tiny Dances®! The Tiny ART Show will display tiny paintings in the lobby, which will be for sale on opening night. The theme this year is “Home,” with proceeds from the dance and art event benefiting Community Outreach, Inc. COI is helping people help themselves lead healthy and productive lives with services that move families & individuals from crisis to self-sufficiency. Mishele Mennett directs the 3rd Annual Ten Tiny Dances® in Corvallis. Originally created in Portland, Oregon, in 2002, by Mike Barber, Ten Tiny Dances® continues to be produced by Mr. Barber and others with permission. Visit http://www.majestic.org/ for more info.

Boss’ Daughter/Bazooka Sharkz/The Doug Fury’s. Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 9 p.m. $5. Boss’ Daughter is on the feBREWary Leap Beer Tour from Reno, NV. Visit https://www.bombsawaycafe.com for info about this event.

Sunday, Feb. 23

 Majestic Readers’ Theater: The Tin Woman. Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 3:00 p.m. & 7 p.m. $11-$13. Instead of relishing life after her heart transplant, Joy enters a downward spiral, unsure whether she truly deserves a second chance. Meanwhile, Alice and Hank mourn the loss of their son, Jack, who’s heart was used to save Joy. At a friend’s urging, Joy tracks down Jack’s family to find closure. But are Alice, Hank, and their daughter Sammy ready to accept Jack’s death? Based on a true story, “The Tin Woman” uses humor and pathos to explore loss, family, and what it means to be given new life. Visit http://www.majestic.org/ for more info.