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Thursday: John Byrne

Author Event: Byrne, OSU president emeritus, (pictured) will read and sign his new book, “Undercurrents,” 7 p.m. Thursday at Grass Roots Books and Music, 227 SW Second St., Corvallis. The book recounts his life and career from oil company geologist to OSU president. Free. Information: 541-754-7668.

Thursday: Alex Elkin

Comedy: Alex Elkin, a Eugene-based comedian and actor, will perform family-friendly standup 7 p.m. Thursday at Conversion Brewing, 833 S. Main St., Lebanon. No cover. Information: https://bit.ly/2qlEEkE.

Friday: Chintimini Night Club

Music: Silverton group Syco Billy’s String Band will perform Friday beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the Chintimini Senior and Community Center, 2601 NW Tyler Ave., Corvallis. Doors open at 7 p.m. Wine, beer and cider will be available for purchase. 21 and over show. Tickets: $8 at the center or advance: https://bit.ly/2HrtoL4.

Saturday: A Cappella Festival Concert

Music: Northwest collegiate a cappella groups, including OSU’s Power Chord and LBCC’s The Sirens and Blue Light Special, will perform from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday in Milam Hall, 2520 SW Campus Way, Corvallis. Tickets: $5-$12. Advance tickets and information: https://anwaf2018.brownpapertickets.com/.

THURSDAY

VENUES

Barsideous Brewing — Karaoke, 7 p.m.

Bombs Away Cafe — Jazz Jam, 9 p.m.

Calapooia Brewing Co. — Wild Hog in the Woods, 7:30 p.m.

Cloud & Kelly’s — Free Range Open Mic Night, 8 p.m.

Conversion Brewing — Comedian Alex Elkin, 7 p.m.

Downtown Dog — Ben Rice, 6 p.m., $10.

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Artists’ Reception: "Sea, Earth, & Heavens” exhibit, 4 to 5 p.m., South Santiam Hall Gallery, Linn-Benton Community College, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany. The exhibit features metal, glass and fiber artwork by Rinee Merritt, Wadell Snyder and Dan McKenzie. Light refreshments will be served. Free. The exhibit will be on display through May 4.

Author Event: John Byrne, 7 p.m., Grass Roots Books and Music, 227 SW Second St., Corvallis. Byrne, Oregon State University president emeritus, will read and sign his new book “Undercurrents.” The book recounts Byrne’s life and career. Free. Information: 541-754-7668.

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.

Visiting Artist Recital: Rachel Joselson and Rene Lecuona, 7 p.m., Benton Hall, Room 303, SW Pioneer Place, Corvallis. Joselson (soprano) and Lecuona (piano) will perform. Free, no tickets required.

Lecture: Jason Morgan Ward, 7:30 p.m, Withycombe Auditorium, 2921 SW Campus Way, Corvallis. Ward will speak on “The Swastika Entwined with Magnolia Blossoms: A Jewish Journalist Investigates Lynchings in the Wartime South.” Free. Information: http://holocaust.oregonstate.edu.

FRIDAY

VENUES

Barsideous Brewing — Jobe Woosley, 7 p.m.

Bombs Away Cafe — Scratchdog Stringband, 9:30 p.m.

Cloud & Kelly’s — Sick Monkey, 9:30 p.m.

Downtown Dog — The Dead Band, 6 p.m.

Imagine Coffee — Michael Wren, 7 p.m.

Meet n Place Tavern — Junior Raimey, 9 p.m.

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Music a la Carte, noon Fridays, OSU Memorial Union Lounge, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis.Music a la Carte and the OSU Holocaust Memorial Week present "Songs of the Holocaust" with visiting guest artists Rachel Joselson (soprano) and Rene Lecuona (piano). Free. Information: 541-737-4061.

Darkside Cinema Birthday: “Cinema Paradiso” screenings, 3, 5:45 and 8:15 p.m. show times, Darkside Cinema, 215 SW Fourth St., Corvallis. The cinema celebrates its 13th birthday with three showings of the 1988 Italian film, written and directed by Giuseppe Tornatore. The 8:15 p.m. show is for ages 21 and older. Tickets: $8 for all ages at the counter or online. Advance tickets: https://bit.ly/shopdarkside or darksidecinema.com.

Chintimini Night Club: Syco Billy's String Band, 7 p.m., Chintimini Senior and Community Center, 2601 NW Tyler Ave., Corvallis. Music starts at 7:30 p.m. The Silverton string band will perform. Wine, beer and cider will be available for purchase. Tickets: $8. The concert is for ages 21 and over. Advance tickets: https://bit.ly/2HrtoL4 or at the center.

“The Adventures of Robin Hood,” 7 p.m., Memorial Middle School, 1050 SW Queen Ave., Albany. This play is performed by Memorial Middle School students under the direction of Julie Schuerger. Tickets: $4 general, $2 students at the door.

Majestic Science Theatre 3000: “Wasp Woman,” 7:30 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. The production, inspired by the popular TV series “Mystery Science Theatre 3000,” features local improv performers and actors cracking wise during a screening of the 1959 sci-fi horror film. Tickets: $8-$10. Advance tickets and information: majestic.org or box office at 541-738-7469.

“Scarewaves,” 7:30 p.m., Russell Tripp Performance Center, Linn-Benton Community College, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany. "Scarewaves" is a horror-comedy in the style of classic radio drama. Tickets: $8 general, $6 students and seniors advance or at the door one hour before the show. Advance tickets: linnbenton.edu/tickets.

SATURDAY

VENUES

Bombs Away Cafe — Roselit Bone, 9 p.m.

Calapooia Brewing Co. — Bush Pilots, 8 p.m.

Cloud & Kelly’s — Terry Robb, 7 p.m. Paleons, Gazelles, A Collective Subconscious, 10 p.m., $5.

Conversion Brewing — The Broken Bard, 8 p.m.

Downtown Dog — David Burroughs, 6 p.m.

Imagine Coffee — Dinna Fash, 7 p.m.

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Albany Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturdays through Nov. 21, Fourth Avenue and Ellsworth Street. Locally grown products direct from farmers, plus live music and educational events. Information: 541-740-1542 or www.locallygrown.org.

Corvallis Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., First Street and Jackson Avenue. Locally grown products direct from farmers, plus live music and educational events. Information: 541-740-1542 or www.locallygrown.org.

Emme Storytime, 10 a.m., Saturdays, Imagine Coffee, 5460 S.W. Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. Information: 541-286-4340.

¡Los Cuentos!: bilingual story time for kids, 11 a.m. second Saturdays, Corvallis-Benton County Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave.. Free. Children of all ages welcome. Information: 541-766-6794.

Stoneybrook Singers, 2 p.m., Stoneybrook Assisted Living, 4650 SW Hollyhock Circle, Corvallis. The group of residents, known as the Stoneybrook Singers, will present “The Stoneybrook Sound of Music.” Light refreshments will be provided. To RSVP and information, call 541-758-2026.

India Night, 5 to 8 p.m., LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. The lineup of performances highlight a variety of Indian culture. An authentic Indian dinner will be provided with purchase of a ticket. Tickets: $8 general and faculty, $5 students, will need to show ID at the door. Advance tickets: https://osuindianight2018.brownpapertickets.com/ or at the SEC front desk.

Annual Northwest A Cappella Festival Evening Concert, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Milam Hall, 2520 SW Campus Way, Corvallis. A cappella groups from universities in the Northwest will perform, including Oregon State University’s Power Chord, along with The Sirens and Blue Light Special from Linn-Benton Community College. Tickets: General $10 advance, $12 at the door, students with ID $5 advance, $7 at the door. Advance tickets and information: https://anwaf2018.brownpapertickets.com/.

“Shut It Down Party – Corvallis,” 6:30 to 10 p.m., Odd Fellows Hall, 223 SW Second St., Corvallis. A community fundraiser for the Valve Turners, five climate activists who briefly shut down major oil pipelines in four U.S. states in October 2016. For ages 21 and older. Music by Plaehn-Hino Blues Band and Bryson Skaar. Valve Turner and former Corvallis resident Leonard Higgins will speak. Food and drinks available for purchase. Admission: Suggested donation of $20.

Corvallis Squares Square Dance, 7 to 10 p.m. second and fourth Saturdays, First Congregational Church, 4515 SW West Hills Road, Corvallis. Caller: Charlotte Jeskey. Cuer: Sandy Harris. Admission: $5. Information: 541-745-7121, 503-569-2504 or corvallissquares.com.

Ten Tiny Dances Corvallis, 7 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. Ten Tiny Dances, originally created by Mike Barber in Portland in 2002, makes its Corvallis premiere. Directed by Mishele Mennett, the show presents new work by local choreographers and dancers as they face a challenge of creating dance for a stage that is 4 feet by 4 feet. It will feature ballet, modern dance, contact improv and more. Tickets: $10; proceeds benefit the Center Against Rape and Domestic Violence. Advance tickets and information: majestic.org or box office 541-738-7469.

“The Adventures of Robin Hood,” 7 p.m., Memorial Middle School, 1050 SW Queen Ave., Albany. Tickets: $4 general, $2 students at the door.

Willamette Valley Symphony: "Music Awakens Your Passion," 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1115 28th Ave. SW, Albany. Pre-concert talk at 6:15 p.m. The symphony, conducted by artistic director Sean Paul Mills, will feature piano soloist Matthew Goodrich on Saint-Saens' Piano Concerto No. 5. The program also includes Brahms' Symphony No. 3 and Sibelius' “The Swan of Tuonela.” Tickets: $18 general, $15 seniors and students, youth (0-12) admitted free. Advance tickets and information: www.willamettevalleysymphony.org.

Planet Boogie, 7:15 to 9 p.m. most second Saturday nights, Downtown Dance, 223 NW Second St., Corvallis. A freestyle dance event, featuring eclectic and world beat music. Family friendly. Dance floor requires bare feet or clean-soled shoes, Monthly dances. $5–$10 donation.

Tapestry: Adam Neiman’s Concerto for Piano and String Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 114 SW Eighth St., Corvallis. Piano soloist Dr. Constance Jackson, along with 16 regional musicians, will be performing Neiman's concerto, along with works of Sibelius, Britten, and Nielsen. This concert is a benefit for the 2018 Chintimini Chamber Music Festival. Tickets: $20. Advance tickets: https://tapestrychambermusic.brownpapertickets.com/ or Grass Roots Books & Music, Troubadour Music Center and Susan's Garden and Coffee in Corvallis, and Sid Stevens Jewelers in Albany.

SUNDAY

VENUES

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

Cellar Cat — Mike Hanns and Olem Alves, 5:30 p.m.

Cloud & Kelly’s — Celtic Session, 3:30 p.m., Poetry Open Mic, 6:30 p.m.

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Corvallis Jewish Film Festival: “Bombshell, the Hedy Lamarr Story,” 2 p.m., Darkside Cinema, 215 SW Fourth St., Corvallis. Presented by Beit Am, the Mid-Willamette Jewish community. This 90-minute documentary focuses on the Austrian actress who became one of Hollywood’s top leading ladies in the 1940s. Tickets: $7 adults and $5 students, seniors and military members for each film. Information and schedule: beitam.org/filmfestival.

“The Adventures of Robin Hood,” 2 p.m., Memorial Middle School, 1050 SW Queen Ave., Albany. Tickets: $4 general, $2 students at the door.

Sundays @ 3, Episcopal Church of Good Samaritan, 333 NW 35th St., Corvallis. Classical pianist Sunghee Kim will perform. Free, but donations accepted and appreciated.

Corvallis Jewish Film Festival: “Fanny’s Journey,” 4 p.m., Darkside Cinema, 215 SW Fourth St., Corvallis. Dramatization from the autobiography of Fanny Ben-Ami, who as a 13-year-old led a group of young children to safety in Switzerland. French with English subtitles. Tickets: $7 adults and $5 students, seniors and military members for each film. Information and schedule: beitam.org/filmfestival.

Willamette Valley Symphony: "Music Awakens Your Passion,” 4 p.m., Austin Auditorium, LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. Pre-concert talk at 3:15 p.m. The symphony, conducted by artistic director Sean Paul Mills, will feature piano soloist Matthew Goodrich. Tickets: $18 general, $15 seniors and students, youth (0-12) admitted free. Advance tickets and information: www.willamettevalleysymphony.org.

Corvallis Jewish Film Festival: “Big Sonia,” 7 p.m., Darkside Cinema, 215 SW Fourth St., Corvallis. In this 93-minute documentary, a woman turns her memories of the Holocaust into action, displaying the triumph of love over bigotry. Tickets: $7 adults and $5 students, seniors and military members for each film. Information and schedule: beitam.org/filmfestival.

Hoolyeh International Folk Dance, 7 p.m. first and third Sundays, Gatton Hall, First Congregational United Church of Christ, 4515 SW West Hills Road, Corvallis. No partner required. Admission: $3 Corvallis Folklore Society members,$4 nonmembers. Information: 971-237-2000.

MONDAY

VENUES

Imagine Coffee — Bryson Skaar, 7 p.m.

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Panel Discussion: “Human Dignity in the Age of Social Media,” 4 p.m., Memorial Union Journey Room, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. The 1930s was characterized by an upsurge of nationalism and ideologies and politics that reviled minorities and immigrants. Are we seeing an include of whether we're witnessing an increase in extremist behaviors and ideologies today? Free. Information: http://holocaust.oregonstate.edu/.

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

Imagine Coffee — Celtic Jam, 7 p.m.

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Yoga in the Gallery, 9:30 a.m., The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Cost: $5 suggested donation. Information: https://theartscenter.net/yoga-in-the-gallery/.

Scio Art Exhibit Open House, 4:30 to 7 p.m., Scio City Hall, 38957 NW First Ave. Friends of the Scio Public Library hosts an exhibit of original works by local Salem artists, inspired by the book "Outcasts United" by Warren St. John. Drinks and light refreshments. The exhibit will be on view throughout April.

Crafts and Coffee, 6 to 7 p.m., Philomath Community Library, 1050 Applegate St. Adults 16 and up are invited to join in an evening of art, coloring, conversation, music, and treats. Supplies provided or participants can bring their own. Free. Information: 541-929-3016.

Craft Night with The Arts Center, 6:30 p.m., every third Tuesday, Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. Participants can try a new project using the library’s supplies or can bring their own project and supplies. Free. Information: 541-766-6793.

Corvallis Community Choir Spring Term Rehearsals, April 10-June 19, 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis, 2945 NW Circle Blvd., Corvallis. This nonaudition choir welcomes all singers.  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.

WEDNESDAY

VENUES

Angry Beaver Sports Grill — Karaoke, 8 p.m.

Calapooia Brewing — Open Mic, 7:30 p.m.

Cloud & Kelly’s — Burford Trio with Boyd Small, 9 p.m.

Imagine Coffee — Imagine on Canvas Paint Night, 7 p.m., $15-$35.

Old World Deli — Gumbo, 7 p.m.

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Corvallis Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., First Street and Jackson Avenue. Locally grown products direct from farmers, plus live music and educational events. Information: 541-740-1542 or www.locallygrown.org.

Amore Music Series, 12:15 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1165 NW Monroe, Corvallis. Organist Craig Hanson performs music of Johann Christoph Kellner. Free but donations appreciated.

Comfort Crafting Circle, 1 to 2 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, meeting room, Lumina Hospice & Palliative Care, 2350 NW Professional Drive, Corvallis. Make items for hospice patients and families. Knitters, crocheters and crafters from the community are welcome. No experience necessary. Information: 800-898-9616 or 541-757-9616.

Read with the Beavs, 4 p.m., Brookes Reading Room, Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. Younger children can practice their reading with an athlete from Oregon State University. Bring a book or choose one from the library. Free.

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

“Sick Around the World” screening, 7 p.m., Darkside Cinema, 215 SW Fourth St., Corvallis. Mid-Valley Health Care Advocates is sponsoring this screening of the PBS "Frontline" documentary, which examines health care in five wealthy, capitalist democracies. Veteran Washington Post reporter T.R. Reid narrates. Free.

“Star Trek,” 7 p.m., Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. J.J. Abrams' reboot of the sci-fi show stars Chris Pine. Tickets: $5-$7. Advance tickets: https://bit.ly/2ILVy2P or Corvallis Brewing Supply.

THURSDAY

VENUES

Barsideous Brewing — Karaoke, 7 p.m.

Bombs Away Cafe — Far Out West EP Release, 9 p.m., $5.

Calapooia Brewing Co. — Karyn Ann, 8 p.m.

Imagine Coffee — Imagine Open Mic, 7 p.m.

Interzone Coffee — Coley Mixan, mmuumm, Dingo, Project Aisle Productions, 6:30 p.m.

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Annual Exhibition of Fine Woodworking, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., April 19-22, Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. Mid-Willamette Woodworkers Guild presents its 35th annual exhibit. Free. Select student works from Crescent Valley High School and Corvallis High School will also be displayed. Information: www.mwwg.net.

Artist’s Reception: Susan Eileen Burnes, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., Gallery 440, Strand Agricultural Hall, 170 SW Waldo Place, Corvallis. Southern Oregon artist Burnes is exhibiting her paint and fiber creations in Gallery 440. Burnes will lead a gallery talk at 4 p.m. during the reception. Free. The exhibit is sponsored by the College of Agricultural Sciences as part of its "Art About Agriculture" program.

Corvallis Arts Walk, 4 to 8 p.m., downtown Corvallis. Every third Thursdays Corvallis’ art galleries stay open late. This month’s art walk includes “Living With…” an exhibit by OSU’s 2017-2018 Plinkiewisch Scholars at Fairbanks Gallery, “I Know What You’d Like, Something I Can Understand” a reflective series of works by artist Caroline Moses at Voices Gallery, “Now Hear This,” films, photos, sculptures and zines by Matt Conklin at CEI ArtWorks, and painter Michael Moore's pastel paintings from mid-valley and Oregon back roads at Art in the Valley Gallery. Free. Information: www.corvallisartswalk.com.

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.

Celebration Reading: William Stafford and Peter Sears, 6:30 p.m., Grass Roots Books and Music, 227 SW Second St., Corvallis. Marys Peak Poets read and honor the works of past award-winning Oregon poet laureates  Stafford and Sears. Free. Information: 541-754-7668.

Northwest Banjo Band, 6:30 to 8 p.m. third Thursdays, Papa’s Pizza, 1030 SW Third St., Corvallis. There is no cover charge. Information: 541-757-2727.

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.

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