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Thursday-Saturday: ‘Sylvia’

Play: The drama-comedy (Stephanie Lunceford as Kate, on the left, and Sarah Roth as Sylvia the dog) has 7:30 p.m. performances Thursday-Saturday at Albany Civic Theater, 111 First Ave. W. The play contains adult content and language that may not be suitable for audience members under 18. Tickets: $10-$13, available online at albanycivic.org. Help reserving or purchasing online available from Sid Stevens Jewelers, 541-967-8140.

Thursday-Saturday: ‘From Love to Trump’

Art: The video installation by mid-valley artist Jeff Hess is playing nightly from 6 to 10 p.m. through Saturday at 354 SW Madison Ave. in downtown Corvallis.  Free. Information: https://www.facebook.com/CorvallisArtsWalk/.

Saturday: Citizens of the Universe

Music: Corvallis hip-hop group Xenat-Ra is reincarnated as Citizens of the Universe, with added guitarist Curtis Monette. The band will play classic funk and hip-hop tunes 9 p.m. Saturday at Squirrel’s Tavern, 100 SW Second St., Corvallis. Cover: $5. Information: http://bit.ly/2HRaNri.

Sunday: Pix Theatre Oscar Night

Event: Albany's Pix Theatre, 321 Second St. SW., will present the 90th Annual Academy Awards live on the big screen beginning at 4 p.m. Sunday. Event includes chance to pick the winners, complimentary photos on the red carpet and more. Free. Information: https://www.facebook.com/albanypixtheatre/

THURSDAY

VENUES

Barsideous Brewing — Karaoke, 7 p.m.

Bombs Away Cafe — PhiloPhobia and Dr. Neon, 9 p.m.

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

Downtown Dog — Dick Bowler, 6 p.m.

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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 Video Installation: “From Love to Trump,” 6 to 10 p.m., 354 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Mid-valley artist Jeff Hess is currently displaying an art video installation nightly in downtown Corvallis through Saturday, March 3. Free to view. Information: https://www.facebook.com/CorvallisArtsWalk/.

Gallery Show, 6 to 9 p.m., Albany Art Studio, 131 Montgomery St. NE, Albany. The show will include music, a live painting demonstration in the Splatter Box by mid-valley artist Bill Shumway and complimentary beer and wine. Free. Information: http://bit.ly/2FCu0fU.

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.

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.

OSU Theatre “Rhinoceros,” 7:30 p.m. March 1-3 and 9-11, Withycombe Hall Main Stage Theater, 2091 SW Campus Way, Corvallis. Eugène Ionesco’s 1959 exploration of the spread of fascism has been reimagined for the 21st century in a new adaptation by Wes Savick. In a small town, residents are transforming into rhinoceroses. Tickets: $12 general, $10 seniors, $8 youth, and $5 OSU students. Advance tickets: http://bit.ly/1T4IKVA or OSU Theatre Box Office 541-737-2784.

“Sylvia,” 7:30 p.m., Albany Civic Theater, 111 First Ave. W., Albany. Greg brings home Sylvia, a dog (played by a human) he found in the park. Sylvia becomes a major bone of contention between Greg and his wife Kate. The play contains adult content and language that may not be suitable for audience members under 18. Tickets: $13 adults, $10 seniors and juniors. Tickets are available online at albanycivic.org or at the box office 45 minutes before curtain. Help with reserving or purchasing online is available from Sid Stevens Jewelers, 541-967-8140.

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

FRIDAY

VENUES

Barsideous Brewing — Paint Night, 6 to 9 p.m., $60 per couple.

Bombs Away Cafe — Theo B. Veeus, Creep Creep Janga and Wups, 9:30 p.m., $5.

Cloud & Kelly’s — Rainbow in the Clouds: St. Patrick’s Gay, 10 p.m., $5.

Downtown Dog — Rhyse, 6 p.m.

Imagine Coffee — Southern Crossings, 7 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 presents Oregon Symphony Concertmaster Sarah Kwak and pianist Cary Lewis. Free. Information: 541-737-4061.

Artists’ Reception, 6 p.m., Gallery Calapooia, 222 First Ave. W., Albany. Vinyl artist Bill Thompson of Albany is the featured artist in March. His show, “Experimentation of Evolution — 5 Years with Vinyl,” will be displayed along with works by 18 other mid-valley artists during the reception. Beer, wine and snacks will be served. Free. Information: gallerycalapooia.com or 541-971-5701.

Fundraiser for Willamette Grange Hall, 7 p.m., Greenberry Store and Tavern, 29974 Highway 99, Corvallis. Local string band Wild Hog in the Woods will perform to help raise funds for the Willamette Grange Hall, which is in need of restoration. Suggested donation: $5. Information: http://bit.ly/2Cp5FLD.

Poetics Corvallis, 7 p.m., Interzone Coffee, 1563 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Poetics presents a young-adults open mic night for local middle and high school to share their poetry. There is no theme and no requirements for the poetry participants choose. Free. Information: contact Jean, jean.dick@albany.k12.or.us.

"Seven Brides for Seven Brothers," 7 p.m., West Albany High School, 1130 SW Queen Ave. Tickets: $10-$15. Advance tickets online: https://eventswest.ludus.com/ or in the school's main office. Information: http://bit.ly/2t7RXJq

Ukulele Cabaret (community open mic and jam), 7 to 9 p.m. first Fridays, except July and November, meeting room, First Alternative South Store, 1007 SE Third St., Corvallis. Free open mic and sing-along for ukulele players of all ages and skill levels. Songbooks and instruction provided. Bring snacks to share. Hosted by Suz Doyle and Jeanne Holmes. Information: 541-602-5537.

“West Side Story,” 7 p.m., Corvallis High School Main Stage Theater, 1400 NW Buchanan Ave. Corvallis high school students and community members will perform the classic musical. Tickets: $12 adults and seniors, $10 students (ages 12 to 19), $8 youth (5 to 8), $5 kids 4 and under. Advance tickets and information: csdtheaters.com.

Albany Timber Twirlers Square Dance, 7:30 to 10 p.m., first and third Fridays, 738 SE Fifth St., Albany. Caller: Bruce Lowther. Cuer: Sandy Harris. Admission: $5 donation. Information, contact Bev Swearingen, 541-619-2848.

John McCutcheon in concert, 7:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 114 SW Eighth St., Corvallis. The Grammy-nominated folk singer-songwriter returns to perform in Corvallis. McCutcheon recently released his new album, “Ghost Light,” the 40th recording of his 45-year music career. Admission: Tickets $20 advance for Corvallis Folklore Society members, seniors and kids under 12, and $22 for nonmembers; add $2 at the door. Advance tickets online: tickettomato.com or Grass Roots Books and Music. Information: corvallisfolklore.org.

OSU Orange & Black Vocal Scholarship Concert, 7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1165 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. The OSU choral program presents a tribute to the life and work of Ron Jeffers, who served as associate professor and director of choral activities at OSU from 1974-1982, and as associate professor of music theory and composition from 1982 to 1998. Choral ensembles the Meistersingers, Choralaires, OSU Chamber Choir, and Bella Voce will perform. Tickets: $10 advance, $15 at the door. OSU students with ID and K-12 youth will be admitted free. People with SNAP Cards can get up to two tickets for $5 each. Advance tickets online: http://bit.ly/2FBlL3t.

OSU Theatre “Rhinoceros,” 7:30 p.m., Withycombe Hall Main Stage Theater, 2091 SW Campus Way, Corvallis. Eugène Ionesco’s 1959 exploration of the spread of fascism. Tickets: $12 general, $10 seniors, $8 youth, and $5 OSU students. Advance tickets: http://bit.ly/1T4IKVA or OSU Theatre Box Office 541-737-2784.

“Sylvia,” 7:30 p.m., Albany Civic Theater, 111 First Ave. W., Albany. The play contains adult content and language that may not be suitable for audience members under 18. Tickets: $13 adults, $10 seniors and juniors. Tickets are available online at albanycivic.org or at the box office 45 minutes before curtain. Help with reserving or purchasing online is available from Sid Stevens Jewelers, 541-967-8140.

The Hilltop Big Band featuring Sherri Bird on vocals and piano, 7:30 p.m., Old World Deli, 341 SW Second St., Corvallis. Group will perform big band jazz, blues, Latin and funk rock. Free.

SATURDAY

VENUES

Barsideous Brewing — Birds and the Bears, 7 p.m.

Calapooia Brewing Co. — Beers and Brews Fundraiser, 2 p.m., Amy Bleu, 8 p.m.

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

Downtown Dog — Chris Valdez and TOFU, 6 p.m.

Imagine Coffee — Ryan Nason Septet, 7 p.m.

Squirrel’s Tavern — Citizens of the Universe, 9 p.m., $5.

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Linn County Flea Market, 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Linn County Fair and Expo, 3700 Knox Butte Road E., Albany. Early admission, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.: $6 and regular, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.: $2.

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.

Saturday Stories, 11 a.m., first Saturdays, Corvallis-Benton County Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. Information: 541-766-6794.

“Beyond Fake News: How We Find Accurate Information about the World,” 2 to 3:30 p.m., Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. Kelly McElroy, an outreach librarian at Oregon State University, will lead this free conversation. Information: 541-766-6965.

“West Side Story,” 2 and 7 p.m. performances, Corvallis High School Main Stage Theater, 1400 NW Buchanan Ave. Tickets: $12 adults and seniors, $10 students (ages 12 to 19), $8 youth (5 to 8), $5 kids 4 and under. Advance tickets and information: csdtheaters.com.

Terpsichore: A Community Dance Concert, 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. performances, Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. Bringing together dance studios and groups from around the mid-valley, Terpsichore is a fundraiser supporting the Majestic Theatre’s commitment to providing a home for community dance showcases and performances. Tickets: $12-$14. Advance tickets and information: majestic.org or box office 541-738-7469.

Library Uncorked: Wine and Beer Tasting and Silent Auction, 5:30 to 8 p.m., Albany Public Library, 2450 14th Ave. SE, Albany. The event benefits the library's children’s literacy programs. It includes hors d’oeuvres, music by the Bush Pilots, and chances to win an overnight stay at Silverton's Oregon Garden resort. Sponsored by Friends of the Albany Public Library. Attendees must be 21 or older. Tickets: $25 per person, available at both libraries. Free event wine glass and five tasting tickets. Information: 541-791-0112.

“Improvnado 3: Grandson of Improvnado!” 7 p.m., Elizabeth Bentley Theatre, South Albany High School, 3705 Columbus St. SE, Albany. The third round of Improvnado reunites the South Albany's Rebels Without Applause improv troupe with the valley's professional improvisers The Long Con. Tickets: $5 general, $3 students and seniors. Tickets will be available at the door 30 minutes before the performance. Information: http://bit.ly/2t1kwrV.

Mid-Valley Belly Dance Collective Show, 7 p.m. first Saturdays, Old World Deli, 341 SW Second St., Corvallis. $5 suggested donation at the door. Information: 541-752-8549.

"Seven Brides for Seven Brothers," 7 p.m., West Albany High School, 1130 SW Queen Ave. Tickets: $10-$15. Advance tickets online: https://eventswest.ludus.com/ or in the school's main office. Information: http://wahs.albany.k12.or.us/2018/02/16/spring-musical-tickets-available-now/

Corvallis Folklore Society Contra Dance: Countercurrent with Sonya Kaufman, 7:30 to 11 p.m., first and third Saturdays, First Congregational United Church of Christ, 4515 SW West Hills Road, Corvallis. Admission: $8-$10, discount of $2 offered to Corvallis Folklore Society members, students or those who bike or walk. Free for people 18 and under. Information: 541-250-0856 or corvallisfolklore.org.

Lebanon Square Circlers Hippie Dance, 7:30 p.m., Lebanon IOOF Hall, 20 E. Ash St., Lebanon. Return to the 1960s. Hippie dance costumes encouraged. Caller: Sapphire Moonbeam (Charlotte) Jeskey. Cuer: Flowerbud (Jackie) Gale. Cost: $5 or $12 per family. Information: 541-401-9780 or www.lebanonsquarecirclers.com.

OSU Theatre “Rhinoceros,” 7:30 p.m., Withycombe Hall Main Stage Theater, 2091 SW Campus Way, Corvallis. Eugène Ionesco’s 1959 exploration of the spread of fascism. Tickets: $12 general, $10 seniors, $8 youth, and $5 OSU students. Advance tickets: http://bit.ly/1T4IKVA or OSU Theatre Box Office 541-737-2784.

“Sylvia,” 7:30 p.m., Albany Civic Theater, 111 First Ave. W., Albany. The play contains adult content and language that may not be suitable for audience members under 18. Tickets: $13 adults, $10 seniors and juniors. Tickets are available online at albanycivic.org or at the box office 45 minutes before curtain. 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 R. Allen Vance Trio, 5:30 p.m.

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

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“West Side Story,” 2 and 7 p.m. performances, Corvallis High School Main Stage Theater, 1400 NW Buchanan Ave. Tickets: $12 adults and seniors, $10 students (ages 12 to 19), $8 youth (5 to 8), $5 kids 4 and under. Advance tickets and information: csdtheaters.com.

Sundays @ 3 presents The Delgani String Quartet, 3 p.m., Good Samaritan Episcopal Church, 333 NW 35th St, Corvallis. Jannie Wei and Wyatt True, violins; Kimberlee Uwate, viola and Eric Alterman, cello. Free, but donations at the concert are accepted and appreciated.

Pix Theatre Oscar Night, 4 p.m., Albany Pix Theatre, 321 Second Ave. SW, Albany. The Pix Theatre's annual Oscars Night, with the 90th annual ceremony shown live on the big screen. Event includes opportunity to pick the winners, complimentary photos and more. Free. Information: http://bit.ly/2EYuMXr.

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: $4 general, $3 for Corvallis Folklore Society members. Information: 971-237-2000.

MONDAY

VENUES

Barsideous Brewing — Monday Night Trivia, 7 p.m.

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.

Corvallis Guitar Society Meeting, 7 p.m., Gracewinds Music, 137 SW Third St., Corvallis. The meeting is open to players of all ages, styles and abilities. There will be a guitar ensemble workshop with James Bishop-Edwards and Kimberly Fitch, who are also the featured artists for the evening. Free, but donations are appreciated.Information: Jon Sharp, 541-829-2092 or jmds157@yahoo.com.

TUESDAY

VENUES

Downtown Dog — Cowboy Pete, 6 p.m.

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/.

Graphic Novel Book Club for Adults discusses “Paper Girls, Volume 1” by Bryan K. Vaughan and Cliff Chiang, 6:30 p.m. first Tuesdays, Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. Anyone aged 18 and older is welcome to participate in informal discussions of popular and contemporary graphic-novel titles. Copies of the titles to be discussed each month will be made available for checkout from the second-floor reference desk at the library. Moderated by Bonnie Brzozowsi. Information: 541-766-6793.

Author Event: Scott Nadelson, 7 p.m., Grass Roots Books and Music, 227 SW Second Street, Corvallis. Nadelson, who teaches at Willamette University and in  the Rainier Writing Workshop MFA Program at Pacific Lutheran University, will read and sign his new book, “The Fourth Corner of the World.” The book, his sixth, presents glimpses into the lives of immigrants, outsiders and exiles. Free. Information: 541-754-7668.

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. 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

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

Imagine Coffee — Game Night, 7 p.m.

Old World Deli — Gumbo, 7 p.m.

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Art Exhibit: #NosDeulen56, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., The Little Gallery, 210 Kidder Hall, OSU campus, Corvallis. More than 60 artists from around the world are displaying portraits honoring the victims of the Hogar Seguro Virgen de la Asuncion massacre, a fire outside Guatemala City in which 41 girls died and 15 were severely injured in March 2017. An opening reception is scheduled for March 8, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Free. Information: 541-737-2145.

Random Review, noon to 1 p.m. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. David Grube, retired physician, will review “The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World” by The Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu. Free. Sponsored by Friends of the Library. Lunches OK.

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.

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

Artist Talk: Dread Scott, 7 p.m., Construction & Engineering Auditorium, LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th, Corvallis. A reception will be held at 6 p.m. in the Myrtle Tree alcove at the LaSells Stewart Center. Multidisciplinary artist Scott will give a talk, titled "Imagine a World without America," as part of OSU’s School of Arts and Communication Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture Series. Scott's works incorporate performance, photography, screen printing and/or video. Free.

“The Princess Bride,” 7 p.m., Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Tickets: $5-$7. Rob Reiner’s 1987 comedy adventure, starring Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin and Andre the Giant. Advance tickets: https://princessbrideatwhiteside.brownpapertickets.com or Corvallis Brewing Supply.

THURSDAY

VENUES

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, 8 p.m.

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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 for anyone in the community who wants to play guitar. For all skill levels. Free. Information: 541-220-8685.

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.

Imagine Acoustic Open Mic, 7 to 9 p.m. Monthly Second Thursdays, Imagine Coffee, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. Sign up 6:30 p.m. Free. All ages welcome. Information: 541-286-4340.

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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