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Thursday-Saturday: ‘Three Musketeers’

Play: The comedy-adventure (Chuck Skinner, as author Alexandre Dumas, is pictured) has 7:30 p.m. performances Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Albany Civic Theater, 111 First Ave. W. The play includes some adult language and sexual innuendo. Tickets: $10-$13, available at albanycivic.org. Help with reserving or purchasing online is available from Sid Stevens Jewelers, 541-967-8140.

Photo by Michelle Anderson

Thursday: Art Bar

Event: The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis, will offer creative cocktail collaborations from local distilleries in the Art Bar event, beginning at 5 p.m. Thursday. The Corvallis Winterfest event also includes appetizers, music, art and Corvallis Pedicab rides between The Arts Center and downtown. Cost: $6-$10. Information: theartscenter.net.

Friday: Dawn Lutrell

Comedy: A national comedian with Corvallis ties, Lutrell will join Sean Gettings for an open mic and standup comedy show Friday 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Barsideous Brewing, 644 S. Main St., Lebanon. Sign up at 7 p.m. No cover. Information: 541-570-1789.

Friday: Best Cellar Concert

Music: Blues band Webster Chicago will perform, followed by Crooked Kate (guitarist-singer Rita Brown and cellist Anne Ridlington) at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the cellar of First United Methodist Church, 1165 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Admission: $2-$10, you choose. Kids are free. Information:  mjweiss@cmug.com.  

THURSDAY

VENUES

Barsideous Brewing — Karaoke, 7 p.m.

Bombs Away Cafe — Free Range Open Mic, 8:30 p.m.

Calapooia Brewing Co. — Jesse Meade, 8 p.m.

Cloud & Kelly’s — Kaitlin Sevy, 9:30 p.m.

Downtown Dog — Hank Shreve, 6 p.m., $10.

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COI Guitar Group, 11 a.m. to noon, every Thursday, Community Outreach Inc. multipurpose room, 865 NW Reiman Ave., Corvallis. The guitar group is designed for anyone in the community who wants to play guitar. For all skill levels. Free. Information: 541-220-8685.

Art and Coffee, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Philomath Community Library, 1050 Applegate St. Adults 16 and up are invited to join in a morning of art, coloring, conversation, music, and treats. Supplies provided or participants can bring their own. Free. Information: 541-929-3016.

Art Bar at The Arts Center, 5 p.m., 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Join The Arts Center for creative cocktail collaborations during Corvallis Winterfest, formerly Corvallis Culinary Week. The event will feature Vivacity Spirits, Spiritopia Liqueurs, and 4 Spirits Distillery. Each distiller will create a specialty cocktail blending one of its signature beverages with selections from the other distillers. Appetizers and complimentary Corvallis Pedicab rides between The Arts Center and downtown available. Cost: $10 flights — three sample cocktails and $6 single cocktail. Information: theartscenter.net.

Line and Couples Dance Lessons, 7 to 9:30 p.m., Albany Eagles, 127 Broadalbin St. SW. Hosted by Vickie’s DJ and Dance. All ages welcome. Cost: $4 per person. Information: 541-926-1159.

Mid-Valley Prelude Sinfonia Winter Concert, 7 p.m., Albany First Christian Church, 432 SW Ferry St. Albany Youth Orchestra concert featuring the Junior Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra performing English dances, music from "Phantom of the Opera," and selections by Mendelssohn, Hennessy, and Beethoven. Free. Information: 541-730-3017 or albanystrings.org.

Minna Resnick Lecture, 7 p.m., Room No. 13, Memorial Union, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. Printmaker Resnick will speak as part of the School of Arts & Communication's Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture Series. Resnick, a native of New York, is the 2018 Norma Seibert Printmaking Artist. She will be in residence on campus for a week. She has work in more than 60 public and private collections and in the permanent collections of the Brooklyn Museum of New York, the Denver Art Museum, and more. Free.

“The Three Musketeers,” 7:30 p.m., Albany Civic Theater, 111 First Ave. W., Albany. Adapted from Alexandre Dumas' tale, this swashbuckler inserts the author himself into the plot, writing and rewriting his way through the adventures of D'Artagnan and his band of musketeers as they fight the rule of a dishonest cardinal and protect the ones they love. Includes some adult language and sexual innuendo. Tickets: $13 adults, $10 juniors and seniors, available online at albanycivic.org. Help with reserving or purchasing online is available from Sid Stevens Jewelers, 541-967-8140.

FRIDAY

VENUES

Barsideous Brewing — Open Mic, Sean Gettings with Dawn Luttrell, 7:30 p.m.

Bombs Away Cafe — Hillstomp and Adam Larson, 10 p.m., $5.

Cloud & Kelly’s — Iconoplasty with Playboy Smooth, 9:30 p.m., $3.

Downtown Dog — Ian Priestman, 6 p.m.

Imagine Coffee — Michael Wren, 7 p.m.

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Music a la Carte, noon Fridays, OSU Memorial Union Lounge, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. Pianist Sunghee Kim will perform. Free. Information: 541-737-4061.

Best Cellar Concert Series, 7:30 p.m., cellar, First United Methodist Church, 1165 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Blues band Webster Chicago will perform at 7:30 p.m. followed by Crooked Kate (guitarist-singer Rita Brown and cellist Anna Ridlington) at 8:30 p.m. Admission: $2-$10, your choice. Kids are free and welcome. Coffee, tea and cookies available for purchase. Enter at the back. Information: contact Mark Weiss at mjweissatcmug.com.

Mother Night and The Book of Dreams: An evening of myth, storytelling and music, 7:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2945 NW Circle Blvd., Corvallis. The performance features national and regional storytellers spinning old and new tales that explore the world of dreaming. Award-winning teller Will Hornyak will be joined on stage by mythologist Matt Cochran and regional storytellers Chris Neely and Carol Freya Soth. The performance will feature a “crankie,” otherwise known as a parlor panorama, and the evening’s music will be provided by Mack Powers. Event is appropriate for ages 8 and above. Admission is a sliding scale $12-$15 adults, $8 students and $5 children (8-12 years of age) at the door or advance. Advance tickets online: http://bit.ly/2E9tGVj.

“The Three Musketeers,” 7:30 p.m., Albany Civic Theater, 111 First Ave. W., Albany. Play includes some adult language and sexual innuendo. Tickets: $13 adults, $10 juniors and seniors, available online at albanycivic.org. Help with reserving or purchasing online is available from Sid Stevens Jewelers, 541-967-8140.

SATURDAY

VENUES

Barsideous Brewing — Jonathan Sterling, 8 p.m.

Bombs Away Cafe — The Mean Individuals and Far Out West, 10 p.m., $5.

Calapooia Brewing Co. — Ky Burt, 8 p.m.

Cloud & Kelly’s — GaraGe & The Wobblies, 9:30 p.m., $5.

Downtown Dog — Crazed Weasels, 6 p.m.

Imagine Coffee — Webster Chicago Band, 7 p.m.

Interzone Coffee — Free Noise Show, 6:30 p.m.

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Corvallis Winter Indoor Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 13-April 7, Guerber Hall, Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. Winter market features food, produce and craft vendors. Free.

Community Digital Storytelling Workshop, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., LBCC Benton Center, 757 NW Polk Ave., Corvallis. The Resilience Project presents its digital storytelling workshop. Participants come with a story idea and are taught how to turn that idea into a digital video. Stories are screened at the Darkside Cinema during each month's Corvallis Arts Walk. Donations are appreciated. Registration required. Registration and information: wearetheresilienceproject.org or 541-908-0913.

Science Saturday, 10:30 to 11:45 a.m., Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. Special science-themed storytime followed by hands-on activities that encourage exploration of science and math concepts. Program designed for preschool-age children. Free.

"The College Plays The Majestic," 1914-1949 photo exhibit, 1:30 to 4 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. The Majestic Theatre opened on Aug. 5, 1913. From January 1914 to May 1949, plays, women's stunt shows, the Junior Follies and Gilbert and Sullivan operettas were presented by Oregon Agricultural College and Oregon State College played at the Majestic. The photographs in this exhibit are copies of the originals from OSU's Special Collections & Archives Research Center. Curator Robert Leff will present the gallery and offer stories about the productions. Free. Information: http://bit.ly/2BqoBoj.

Robert Burns Day, 6 p.m., Conversion Brewing, 833 S. Main St., Lebanon. Conversion Brewing is celebrating the life of the Scottish poet by inviting guests to wear kilts to an event featuring a new beer release, Scottish Wee Heavy, poetry readings and live Celtic music by the Burban Band. Free. Information: http://bit.ly/2n9vG8B.

Anniversary Swing Dance, 7 to 11 p.m., Odd Fellows Hall, 223 SW Second St., Corvallis. The Corvallis Swing Dance Society celebrates its eighth anniversary with a free dance and a few surprises. Corvallis Swing co-founder Phil Manijak will be returning to teach and DJ, along with guest DJ Kristin Buxton of Eugene. Intro swing dance lesson from 7 to 8 p.m. Free. Information: http://corvallisswing.com.

Sip & Spell: A Spelling Bee for Adults, 7 p.m., Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. The fourth edition of the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library's spelling bee for adults 18 and older. Beer, cider and food will be available for purchase. Contestants may register on the day of the event at the Whiteside Theatre between 5:45-6:45 p.m. Registration is limited to the first 85 registrants. Registration: $5. “Cheats” may be purchased at registration or during the first two rounds. Information: https://cbcpubliclibrary.net/spelling-bee.

Corvallis Youth Symphony Cabaret, 7:30 p.m., Corvallis High School, 1400 NW Buchanan Ave. The Corvallis Youth Symphony Association will present "A Night at the Opera," featuring soprano Laura Wayte, for its annual fundraising Classical Cabaret concert. The program, conducted by George Thomson, will include opera favorites from Handel, Mozart, and more. After the concert, the Corvallis High School atrium will be transformed into a jazz club with a swing dance from 9 to 11 p.m. hosted by Portland "hot jazz" ensemble The Shanghai Woolies. Tickets: $25 adults, $20 high school students and $15 for K-8 students. Dance only tickets: $15. Tickets can be purchased at the association's website only cysassoc.org/tickets.

Gideon Freudmann: CelloBop, 7:30 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. Freudmann, a cellist, composer and founding member of the Portland Cello Project, will perform improvisational classical, blues, jazz, electronic, funk and folk music and will riff on conventions and traditions. Tickets: $18-$20. People with SNAP cards can get up to two tickets for $5 each. Tickets and information: majestic.org and box office 541-738-7469.

SAC presents The Pianist of Willesden Lane, 7:30 p.m., Austin Auditorium, LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. "The Pianist of Willesden Lane" is the true and inspirational story of Lisa Jura, a young Jewish musician whose dreams are interrupted by the Nazi regime. Grammy-nominated pianist Mona Golabek, Jura's daughter, performs some of the world’s most stunning music as she shares her mother’s story of survival. Tickets: $45 advance, $50 at the door. Advance tickets and information: http://bit.ly/2rHyUVJ.

“The Three Musketeers,” 7:30 p.m., Albany Civic Theater, 111 First Ave. W., Albany. Play includes some adult language and sexual innuendo. Tickets: $13 adults, $10 juniors and seniors, available online at albanycivic.org. Help with reserving or purchasing online is available from Sid Stevens Jewelers, 541-967-8140.

SUNDAY

VENUES

Calapooia Brewing Co. — Blues Jam, 4 p.m.

Cellar Cat — The Nancy Hamilton Trio, 5:30 p.m.

Cloud & Kelly’s — Celtic Session, 3:30 p.m.

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Sundays @ 3 presents The Eugene Cascade Chorus, 3 p.m., Good Samaritan Episcopal Church, 333 NW 35th St, Corvallis. The 35-member chorus specializes in the barbershop sound. Free, but donations at the concert are accepted and appreciated.

Majestic Reader’s Theatre: “Boy,” 3 and 7 p.m. performances, Majestic Lab Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. Inspired by a true story, Anna Ziegler’s play, directed by Robert Leff, explores the tricky terrain of finding love amidst the confusion of sexual identity, and the inextricable bond between a doctor and patient. In the 1960s, a well-intentioned doctor convinces the parents of a male infant to raise their son as a girl after a terrible accident. Tickets: $10-$12. People with SNAP cards can get up to two tickets for $5 each. Advance tickets and information: majestic.org and box office 541-738-7469.

Corvallis Sister Cities Association, Gondar Council hosts “A Taste of Ethiopia: Food, Culture, and People," 5 to 8 p.m., First Congregational United Church of Christ, 4515 SW West Hills Road, Corvallis. An Ethiopian dinner with special guest, Jane Kurtz, award-winning children's book author and co-founder of Ethiopia Reads. Tickets: $22 adults, $10 ages 8-14, and free ages 7 and under. Advance tickets online: http://bit.ly/2EU8Jwp or at Grass Roots Books and Music. Information: 541-760-5588.

MONDAY

VENUES

Imagine Coffee — Bryson Skaar, 7 p.m.

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Pu’uwai O Ke Kuawa (Heart of the Valley) Hula, 5:30 to 7:15 p.m. Mondays, First Baptist Church of Corvallis, 125 NW 10th St., Corvallis. Cost: $5 per class. Information: Barb Landau, 541-908-9190 or corvallishula.com.

Line Dance, Couples Dance, Dance Lesson, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays, Albany Eagles Lodge, 127 Broadalbin St. SW, Albany. Instructor Ernie Briggs leads a dance lesson at 7 p.m. Admission: $4 per person. Information: 541-974-0470.

TUESDAY

VENUES

Bombs Away Cafe — Wave Action, Star Club and Mons La Hire, 7 p.m.

Imagine Coffee — Celtic Jam, 7 p.m.

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“Battleship Potemkin,” 7 p.m., Darkside Cinema, 215 SW Fourth St., Corvallis. Local musicians Justin Schepige and Kevin Van Walk will accompany a screening of the classic 1925 silent film directed by Sergei Eisenstein. Tickets: $8 general, $6 seniors at the counter. Information: http://bit.ly/2DwxMW1.

Corvallis Community Choir Winter Term Rehearsals, Jan. 9-March 20, 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis, 2945 NW Circle Blvd., Corvallis. This nonaudition choir welcomes all singers. Music for the term will be a variety of new selections and pieces carried over from fall term. Director: James Morsund. Accompanist: Bryson Skaar. Cost: $50 per term. Information: contact Nancy Chaney 541-740-6068 or email nonandjay1@gmail.com or see http://corvalliscommunitychoir.us.

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Artists’ Reception: Artists and Mentors, 1 to 2 p.m., North Santiam Hall Gallery, Linn-Benton Community College, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany. The North Santiam Hall Gallery features an exhibit, “Esteem: Artists and Mentors,” with nine pairs of student artists and mentors sharing their work. Reception is free.

Jefferson Jammers, 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays, Morningstar Grange, Morningstar Road, Millersburg. Classic rock and country. Information: 541-327-9882.

People’s State of the Union, 6 p.m., The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. This free event is coordinated in partnership between The Arts Center, Integrated Learning for Social Change and Diversity & Cultural Engagement at Oregon State University. Community members are invited to come share their stories and listen to others. Free. Information: http://bit.ly/2Gde4jY.

Beginning Ballet Class for Tweens, Teens and Adults, 7 to 8:15 p.m., Cascade Performing Arts Center, 800 Harrison St., Lebanon. This class is for those who have never taken ballet before or who have some experience and are dancing at a beginning level. Regular class fee: $5. Information: 541-401-9780.

“Stand By Me,” 7 p.m., Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Rob Reiner’s classic movie, filmed in Brownsville, will be shown. Tickets: $5-$7. Advance tickets: http://bit.ly/2DAU4u2 or Corvallis Brewing Supply.

Chamber Music Corvallis: Ensemble 4.1, 7:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 114 SW Eighth St., Corvallis. The program includes quintets by Mozart, Theodor Verhey, and Walter Gieseking. Ensemble 4.1 aims to share "rarely played compositions from the Romantic and Modern period." Tickets: $26-$29. OSU students with ID and K-12 youth free. Tickets at the door or advance at Grass Roots Books and Music or Troubadour Music Center in Corvallis. Information: chambermusiccorvallis.org.

THURSDAY

VENUES

Barsideous Brewing — Karaoke, 7 p.m.

Bombs Away Cafe — Chris Arellano, 9:30 p.m.

Calapooia Brewing Co. — Rusty Hinges, 7:30 p.m.

Downtown Dog — Dick Bowler, 6 p.m.

Interzone Coffee — Andre St. James and guests, 7 p.m., $5 suggested donation.

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COI Guitar Group, 11 a.m. to noon, every Thursday, Community Outreach Inc. multipurpose room, 865 NW Reiman Ave., Corvallis. The guitar group is designed for anyone in the community who wants to play guitar. For all skill levels. Free. Information: 541-220-8685.

Webster Chicago, 6 to 8 p.m., Papa’s Pizza Parlor, 1030 SW Third St., Corvallis. Every first Thursday is blues night. Information: 541-757-2727.

What is Cultural Appropriation? 6 to 7:30 p.m., Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. The complicated issues of cultural appropriation and identity will be examined in this discussion, led by Surabhi Mahajan, a Salem resident who works for food access in the community. Free. Sponsored by Oregon Humanities and the Friends of the Library. Information: 541-766-6965.

Corvallis New Horizons Band, 6:15 p.m. Thursdays. The New Horizons Band welcomes players at all levels. Admission is a quarterly tuition fee. Information: 541-224-3428.

Line and Couples Dance Lessons, 7 to 9:30 p.m., Albany Eagles, 127 Broadalbin St. SW. Hosted by Vickie’s DJ and Dance. All ages welcome. Cost: $4 per person. Information: 541-926-1159.

Open Source Improv, 9 p.m. first Thursdays,Cloud and Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW First St., Corvallis. Free. Information: opensourceimprov3000@gmail.com.

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