Weekend Arts & Entertainment

Friday, Feb. 28

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.

  Tag! Queer Shorts Festival. Darkside Cinema, 215 SW 4th St., Corvallis. 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. $8-$15. Say goodbye to the Corvallis Queer Film Festival and hello to the new Tag! Queer Shorts Festival with an amazing collection of films by queer and trans filmmakers. Enjoy two all-new programs featuring films by 32 directors from around the world. The “Blockbuster” graffiti style is big and visible and bold, just like the work of directors featured in the first selection of films at 5 p.m. This program contains mature themes but is suitable for older teens and up. “Wildstyle” graffiti is stylized and complex and harder to read by outsiders. Viewers will find darker, edgier, experimental and adult content in the second block of films, which starts at 8 p.m. This set includes some explicit sexual content and is suitable for adults only. Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1343190762513183 for more info.

  Fresh-Pressed Jams ft. BMW [Jazz Trio]. 2 Towns Ciderhouse, 33930 SE Eastgate Cir., Corvallis. 6 p.m. Free. BMW Jazz Trio is brought to you by Ryan Biesack on drums, Ben Mutschler on reeds, and Steve Willis on guitar.  They play a great mixture of jazz standards and originals. Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/2618548165095596 for more info.

An Evening of Baroque Concertos. First United Methodist Church, 1165 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7 p.m. Free. Enjoy an evening of baroque concertos performed by the Amore Chamber Orchestra featuring soloists Anthea Kreston on violin, Jason Duckles on cello, and Craig Hanson, organ, and including works by Vivaldi, Handel, Geminiani and Leo. Admission is free of charge. Donations to support the series are welcome. Visit http://www.corvallisfumc.org for more info.

Choro na Cozinha. 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.

Mamma Mia! CSD Theater, 1400 NW Buchanan Ave., Corvallis. 7 p.m. $7-$13. On a small Greek island, Sophie dreams of a perfect wedding – one which includes her father giving her away. The problem? Sophie doesn’t know who he is! Her mother Donna, the former lead singer of the 1970s pop group Donna and the Dynamos, refuses to talk about the past, so Sophie decides to take matters into her own hands. Visit https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?theatre=csd for more info.

Corvallis V-Day 2020: The Vagina Monologues. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis, 2945 NW Circle Blvd., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. Donations. Justice Theatre at the UUFC is pleased to present The Vagina Monologues, by Eve Ensler, directed by Kimberly Gifford Olbrich. Every February, Ensler provides the script rights-free as part of the V-Day movement, which is intended to use theatre to raise money for organizations that fight for women’s rights, gender inclusivity, and aid for victims of domestic violence. This is a pay-what-you-can V-Day benefit performance. All proceeds will go to support the Center Against Rape and Domestic Violence and the Mid-Willamette Trans Support Network. Visit https://corvallisvday.brownpapertickets.com for more info.

Oregon State University Theatre: The Secret Garden. Withycombe Hall Main Stage Theatre, 2901 SW Campus Way, Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. $5-$17. Oregon State University Theatre’s 2019-2020 season continues this month with the family-friendly musical adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s children’s classic, “The Secret Garden.” Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28-29 and March 6-7, with 2 p.m. matinees on March 1 and 8, on the Withycombe Hall Main Stage, 2901 SW Campus Way in Corvallis. The March 6 performance will be sign-language interpreted. Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/3279639042051167 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.

Jobe Woosley & Co. The Pig & Olive, 151 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10:00 p.m. $5. Join Jobe Woosley & Co. in Corvallis for a night of Original music sprinkled with covers from Dire Straits, Fleetwood Mac, Ray LaMontagne and more! Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/600454680525186 for more info.

Hazzadus Bass Vol.2. Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 p.m. $5. The Hazzadus Bass Monthly is there, every 4th Friday of the month!  Come down to Bombs Away Cafe and listen to some face melting Hazzadus Bass!Visit https://www.bombsawaycafe.com for info about this event.

Saturday, Feb. 29

Mamma Mia! CSD Theater, 1400 NW Buchanan Ave., Corvallis. 2 p.m. & 7 p.m. $7-$13. On a small Greek island, Sophie dreams of a perfect wedding – one which includes her father giving her away. The problem? Sophie doesn’t know who he is! Her mother Donna, the former lead singer of the 1970s pop group Donna and the Dynamos, refuses to talk about the past, so Sophie decides to take matters into her own hands. Visit https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?theatre=csd for more info.   

Adam Larson & Co. – Music Video Release Party. 2 Towns Ciderhouse, 33930 SE Eastgate Cir., Corvallis. 4 p.m. Free. Join in celebrating the release of Adam Larson & Co.’s newest music video, “Let’s Go!” Visit  https://www.facebook.com/events/223663045430071 for more info.

JD Ruse & The Little Big Band at Bodhi. Bodhi, 500 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Free. Come on down to celebrate the extra day that only comes around every four years and support Bodhi Cafe’s bold choice to have Live Music at the same time!  Their food is fantastic, the folks there are great, and I certainly would love to see your smiling faces. Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/232550067774950 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.

Corvallis V-Day 2020: The Vagina Monologues. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis, 2945 NW Circle Blvd., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. Donations. Justice Theatre at the UUFC is pleased to present The Vagina Monologues, by Eve Ensler, directed by Kimberly Gifford Olbrich. Every February, Ensler provides the script rights-free as part of the V-Day movement, which is intended to use theatre to raise money for organizations that fight for women’s rights, gender inclusivity, and aid for victims of domestic violence. This is a pay-what-you-can V-Day benefit performance. All proceeds will go to support the Center Against Rape and Domestic Violence and the Mid-Willamette Trans Support Network. Visit https://corvallisvday.brownpapertickets.com for more info.

Gypsy Butterfly. 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.

Free NOISE SHOW. Interzone Inc, 1563 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7 p.m. Free. Free noise show featuring experimental music from the PNW including Ian Sherlock Molloy, klowd, and Thunder Boy. Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/199960837750946 for more info.

Oregon State University Theatre: The Secret Garden. Withycombe Hall Main Stage Theatre, 2901 SW Campus Way, Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. $5-$17. Oregon State University Theatre’s 2019-2020 season continues this month with the family-friendly musical adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s children’s classic, “The Secret Garden.” Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28-29 and March 6-7, with 2 p.m. matinees on March 1 and 8, on the Withycombe Hall Main Stage, 2901 SW Campus Way in Corvallis. The March 6 performance will be sign-language interpreted. Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/3279639042051167 for more info.

  Jessie Leigh at Havana Club. Havana Corvallis, 126 SW 4th St., Corvallis. 8 p.m. $5. Don’t miss Jessie Leigh’s debut performance at Havana Club in Corvallis! Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/521800901815859 for more info.

Mons La Hire/ Joypress/ Dakota Theim/Stoner Control. Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 8 p.m. $5. MUSIC STARTS AT 9PM. Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/226148935081004 for info about this event.

  Jezebel’s Mother at Squirrel’s Tavern. Squirrel’s Tavern, 100 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 8:30 p.m. Some bluesy-rootsy-lively-lovely music at this iconic Corvallis watering hole. Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/142684330038795 for more info.

Leap Year. The Pig & Olive, 151 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 9:30 p.m. $5. An event that happens once every 4 years!!! Come out and enjoy a great meal (and awesome cocktails) and then some rock n roll at Corvallis’s newest restaurant/music venue! Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/2251265755177331 for more info.

Sunday, Mar. 1

Mamma Mia! CSD Theater, 1400 NW Buchanan Ave., Corvallis. 2 p.m. $7-$13. On a small Greek island, Sophie dreams of a perfect wedding – one which includes her father giving her away. The problem? Sophie doesn’t know who he is! Her mother Donna, the former lead singer of the 1970s pop group Donna and the Dynamos, refuses to talk about the past, so Sophie decides to take matters into her own hands. Visit https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?theatre=csd for more info.    

Oregon State University Theatre: The Secret Garden. Withycombe Hall Main Stage Theatre, 2901 SW Campus Way, Corvallis. 2:00 p.m. $5-$17. Oregon State University Theatre’s 2019-2020 season continues this month with the family-friendly musical adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s children’s classic, “The Secret Garden.” Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28-29 and March 6-7, with 2 p.m. matinees on March 1 and 8, on the Withycombe Hall Main Stage, 2901 SW Campus Way in Corvallis. The March 6 performance will be sign-language interpreted. Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/3279639042051167 for more info.

Yulianna Avdeeva in Concert. LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 4 p.m. $25+. Corvallis-OSU Piano International works to build a culture of piano appreciation and celebration in Corvallis through performance, outreach, and education. Visit https://corvallispiano.org/copi_events/yulianna-avdeeva for more info.

 Whiteside Celtic Series: Lunasa. Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis.6:00 p.m. $25-$30. The Whiteside Theatre is proud to present, in conjunction with the Corvallis Folklore Society, Lúnasa, the hottest Irish acoustic band on the planet. Their inventive arrangements and bass-driven grooves have steered Irish acoustic music into surprising new territory. Their recordings have been hailed as some of the best and most important world music albums anywhere, while their blend of intelligence, innovation, virtuosity, and passion has brought them to the forefront of Celtic music. Visit https://www.whitesidetheatre.org for more info.