Corvallis Advocate

Storytelling Night: Someone Else’s Shoes

It’s happened to you. Somewhere, at some point in time, you’ve slipped your brain cage and found yourself seeing things through someone else’s eyes. Perhaps w...

Corvallis Arts Walk, Feb 21

“Day Dreamers,” courtesy of Bob Loewen. I’ve lived plenty of places where the phrase “another month, another artwork” sounded as depressing as that just did, ...

Fundraiser: Imagine No Advocate

We’ve reached a crossroads here at The Advocate,  and we need your help in deciding what happens next. Due to the rising cost of print and a whole slew of oth...

Women in Wine: Lisa Zuniga

Photo courtesy of Lisa Zuniga. Driving down the backroads in the heart of Oregon wine country, it would be almost impossible not to notice the quilt...

The Weekly Churn, Feb 14

Local OSU President Wants More State Help Oregon State University President Ed Ray criticized Governor Kate Brown’s proposed budget during his State of the Un...

Considered: Sex Crimes and Kill Culture

Sex crimes have seen a rise in local news lately. Since the start of the new year, seven local sex offenders were reported on, their offenses ra...

Crème de la Corvallis, Week of Feb 14

Thursday, February 14 Oh golly, it’s Valentine’s Day! Better check our calendar out for all of those kinda options… Jazz Jam Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW M...

South Corvallis Urban Renewal: Q&A Feb 12

This March, voters will decide on an Urban Renewal District for South Corvallis—a 30 year plan, with millions of dollars at stake. The plan would affect everyth...

Cher the Love: A Benefit Show

A celebration of legendary queer artist Dharma Mirza, a.k.a. Frisky the Transgender Reindeer, Mother of the Haus of Dharma, is upon us. Mirza has had an incredi...

Climate Change: Revolution Required

Overwhelming majorities of domestic and global scientific organizations as well as US intelligence services have confirmed that human-caused climate change ...

I See Faces: Amy Turner Retrospective

How do you quantify a human being? A server, a skilled hairdresser, a trophy-winning go-go dancer at the Benton Hotel, and a once carhop on rollerskate...

Considered: Voter Suppression

House Democrats went big with their first bill proposed in the 116th Congress. HR1 is a sweeping anti-corruption bill that addresses key deficiencies in o...

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...

Oregon Backwash

Washington News So Dumb It’s Relevant Even Down Here In some Washington hole that time forgot called Edmonds, this guy, Ken Bellingham, owns a bakery. An...

The Weekly Churn, Feb 7

Local  Samaritan Health Announces Dozens of Layoffs Samaritan Health Services announced that at the end of January they would be suspending home health servic...

Empowerment Grants Fuel Local Projects

For citizens of Corvallis who believe they can make a difference in their corner of the community, the city offers a series of competitive grants known as Empow...

Random History: Sidewalk Swastikas

In 1925, when few outside of Munich had ever heard of the Nazis, Corvalliste A.J. Chesley was pouring a new concrete slab at the northwest corner of Tenth Stre...