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The National Academy of Artistic Gymnastics (NAAG) presents the Emerald Team Challenge, one of the top gymnastics competitions in the nation and the NAAG's biggest event every year! The Emerald Team Challenge's award is presented based on at least 3 or more gymnasts competing in 5 separate levels (women’s only). Points are tabulated from a team’s highest three scores on each event at each level (max of five) to come up with the team score. The top four team scores will win the Emerald Team Chall... Visit Website
Founded and led by Misha Rachlevsky, this incredible ensemble has earned national and international recognition.
Come and see this new rock and roll musical based on the story of "The Little Mermaid," Daughter of Triton. Enjoy a night out with us at The Red Cane Theatre and call to reserve your tickets for this show today!
On March 7, join in a guided tour of Harlequin Beads and jewelry, Passionflower Design, White Lotus Galllery, Jacobs Gallery and the Lincoln Gallery. This monthly art walk in Eugene is hosted and led by special community guests and is always a free event.
The Community Center for the Performing Arts proudly welcomes El Ten Eleven back to the WOW Hall.
Multi-instrumentalists Michael Travis and Jason Hann created their original sound by blending cutting edge computer technology with raw musical talent.
Acclaimed musicians Mick Moloney, Michelle Mulcahy and Dana Lyn will play traditional Irish music for the official opening concert of this cultural festival in Beall Hall at the University of Oregon on Friday night. The festival will then continue Saturday at Sheldon High School with music and dance workshops, performances, lectures on history and culture, exhibits, raffles and amazing food and craft vendors.
A one-day conference held annually at the University of Oregon to showcase research and creative expressions by graduate students in all of the University of Oregon’s graduate colleges and schools.
Gala opening of the mixed media exhibit collection from MECCA Makers, Marilyn Kent and Patricia Hampton. Marilyn uses an array of found objects in her collages, painting and 3D artwork. Patricia turned to art later in life when San Francisco's Painted Ladies inspired her creativity. She creates mixed media out of reused materials, drawing on her eye for detail, curiosity and imagination. Refreshments provided.
The Science Factory hosts a special adults-only program to learn about the semi-sweet world of chocolate making and discover the child inside! Explore the methods of tempering, seizing, and baking with chocolate, plus hear from Chocolate Decadence owner Larry Bradley on his delicious process. Hors d'oeuvres and a cash-only bar will be available as well. 21-and-over only.
A month-long exploration and celebration of F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby," will launch with period performances on the hour. At 5 p.m., Debra Conner performs "Muse to Madness," a dramatic one-woman show about the life of Zelda Fitzgerald from her glory to her disintegration. At 6 p.m., enjoy a high-energy Jazz Age concert by the Carl Woideck Quartet, featuring 1920s favorites including "Sweet Georgia Brown," "Oh, Lady Be Good!," "Bye Bye Blackbird," and "Tea for Two." The Quartet is ... Visit Website
The Jazz Age comes alive in Simon Levy’s delicate and haunting stage adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic American novel. When a young man, Nick Carraway, arrives at a guest cottage on Long Island, he is quickly drawn into the glamorous world of self-made millionaire Jay Gatsby, whose dangerous obsession with the beautiful Daisy Buchanan threatens to cast a dark cloud over one brief, decadent summer. The Great Gatsby is presented in collaboration with the Eugene Public Library's 2014 Big ... Visit Website
The third installment of the Magical Moombah season is Tina's Latina Cantina, a culinary journey from Rome to Salsa! On the Friday before each Saturday Moombah, The Shedd presents a special performance of the show designed especially for area school and home school groups at 10:15 a.m.
Bringing their heavy, haunted sound to shake the Matt Knight Arena by its foundations, Tool visits Eugene with a signature legendary set! Formed in 1990, the group's line-up has included drummer Danny Carey, guitarist Adam Jones and vocalist Maynard James Keenan. Since 1995, Justin Chancellor has been the bassist. Tool has won three Grammy Awards, performed worldwide tours, and produced albums topping the charts in several countries. Concert has been SOLD OUT.
These courses are flat, fast and scenic through Alton Baker Park on the bike paths, adjacent to the Willamette River. The 5K course crosses the Autzen and DeFazio bridges, while the 10K course crosses the Autzen and Greenway bridges. All runners are eligible for random prize drawings. Proceeds from the event benefit the Sheldon High School Track and Field program.
Twenty years after their first show at Eugene's WOW Hall, Debbie Diedrich, Katie Henry, TR Kelley and Laura Kemp reunite with chocolate and guitars to create that special Babes With Axes magic!
On March 8, singer/songwriter Rob Tobias playing classics, originals and tunes made up on the spot. On March 15, Pia and Jason Robbins of Little Timbre Studio lead creative, engaging activities to support development of the whole child. Rich Glauber will delight all ages with interactive music play on March 22. On March 29, elementary school teacher Bryan Reed will really makes learning rock! Created for both kids and parents!
In the 1920s, Cubism was a radical new movement in the art world. At this lively hands-on session, Debra Conner of the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art will give an introduction to Cubism and the artists who pioneered it. Following Debra's talk, participants will make their own Cubist-inspired creations. This free event is part of The Big Read, a community celebration of F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel The Great Gatsby. Eugene Public Library and Springfield Public Library are hosting a variety of free... Visit Website
Sally Struthers stars in the titular role of "Dolly" in this classic musical. Winner of ten Tony awards, "Hello Dolly!" is one of Broadway's most enduring classics.
This lively discussion on the state of arts in Oregon will feature Cassandra Coblentz, Kandis Brewer Nunn and Namita Gupta Wiggers, moderated by Danielle Knapp.
F. Scott Fitzgerald spent his last years in emotional and financial ruin. In 1936, just four years before he died at age 44, Fitzgerald wrote and published several gloomy autobiographical essays.Presenter Debra Conner will explore the reasons behind Fitzgerald's "crack up" and how his reputation as a writer was rescued after his death. This free event is part of The Big Read, a community celebration of F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel The Great Gatsby. Eugene Public Library and Springfield Public Lib... Visit Website
Performed by children, this Rogers and Hammerstein's classic is a great family attraction.
Celebrating 25 years, the Zapp dancers bring their high energy hip-hop moves to updated versions of popular fairy tales and nursery rhymes, with a few surprises thrown in for fun!
During March, kids and their families are invited to a different fun event every Sunday! On March 9, see Curtis Carlyle's juggling show. He's seriously funny and his tricks are amazing. On March 16, Play with Music with Kris Olsen of DoRePlay, featuring rhythm instruments, singing and more. Create an old-time radio adventure show, complete with sound effects on March 23. This activity, led by Louisa Lindsay-Sprouse of Young Writer's Association, is part of The Big Read, a community celebration o... Visit Website
Terry Brooks is best known for the phenomenally popular Shannara novels, considered by many to be one of the greatest fantasy epics ever written. The series is currently being adapted into a show for MTV. Among Brooks' works is also Sometimes the Magic Works: Lessons From a Writing Life, a memoir and writing guide. The event is sponsored by Eugene Public Library, Wordcrafters in Eugene, Friends of Eugene Public Library, and Eugene Public Library Foundation. Books will be available for purchase a... Visit Website
How did Eugene and the Pacific Northwest participate in the Roaring 1920s? Did this area share in the prosperity and class distinctions so prominent on the East Coast and critiqued in The Great Gatsby? Join retired museum curator David Turner at the Downtown Eugene Public Library for a free illustrated talk exploring those questions. Turner's presentation will show Modernism's influence on local architecture, fashion, music and art in the 1920s.
Graduate student performers will present a free concert of early music in the University of Oregon's historic, Victorian-era Collier House.
Denise Steele of The Joint Is Jumpin'! Dance Studio will teach participants how to do the Charleston, the signature dance of the Roaring 1920s. This free class will cover a fun solo routine that can also be danced with a partner. This event is part of The Big Read, a community celebration of F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel The Great Gatsby. Eugene Public Library and Springfield Public Library are hosting a variety of free Big Read events for all ages, including talks, live music, dance, book groups,... Visit Website
Wether you have made the commitment (or are looking to) try a triathalon, join this meeting with our staff of triathletes to get tips and tricks on how proper training can prepare your mind and body for the big event.
Explore, observe and be inspired in our surrounding natural spaces. Participants should park at the intersection of Golden Gardens Street and Jessen Drive, be sure to bring some water and wear sturdy shoes for this beautiful trek.
Don't miss this quarter-finals competition of 5A Girls and 5A Boys basketball at Matt Knight Arena!
The University of Oregon’s Department of Dance presents Dance Quarterly, an informal performance of dance composition, improvisation, and repertory class work. The event will showcase the processes of undergraduate and graduate student dancers in developing choreography reflective of their own voices and artistry.
Excerpts from two of Director James Blue’s films about Houston housing conditions and urban renewal, Who Killed the Fourth Ward? and The Invisible City, will be featured at this presentation.
March 12, enjoy "Chicago," the film based on the Broadway musical about celebrity, scandal, corruption, and murderous mayhem in the Jazz Age Starring Renee Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Richard Gere and the iconic choreography of Bob Fosse. "Pandora's Box," Georg Wilhelm Pabst's 1929 classic film starring notoriously free-spirited silent film legend Louise Brooks, will show on Wednesday, March 19. Sensationally modern in its time, this psychologically complex melodrama details the downward sp... Visit Website
Hal Grossman has been acclaimed by critics and audiences for his perfected tone and technique. Grand Award Winner of the Lima Young Artist Competition and Silver Medalist of the International Stulberg String Competition, Grossman also received First Prize Awards at the prestigious International Cleveland Quartet Competition and the National Fischoff Chamber Music Competition. His New York Debut at Carnegie Hall received exceptional reviews from the New York Times. He was invited to perform for t... Visit Website
In 1963 Impulse! Records released a set of ballads titled John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman. Joe Manis and Siri Vik pay tribute to this masterpiece, backed by Greg Goebel, Todd Strait and Tyler Abbott.
Throughout March and April, VRC's Kid's Club is all about Castles! We will talk about what a castle is and who lives them. Register and join the fun, with lots of neat activities and craft projects to create and learn from available on-hand. Kids Club is geared for children ages 4 to 10, is free, fun and educational too!
This eye-opening exhibit showcases a wide range of media including oil painting, fibers, sculpture and new media with emphasis on story-telling, cross-disciplinary approaches to art-making and the new realities expressed in contemporary art.
This special exhibit showcases has a multitude of prints, from heroic portraits of agrarian leader Emiliano Zapato to punk rock renditions of artist Frida Kahlo. Visit the museum, explore and connect with the history featuring the strong tradition of political art produced in Mexico.
This exhibition shows the intersection between amazing art and craft brewing from Oregon. These well designed, artistic labels and tap handles will impresses and make you thirsty too! Come and create your own beer or root beer label all month long! Featuring monthly art, historical exhibits, and educational programing for our community, the Springfield Museum is where you can learn about the wonderful history behind the city of Springfield.
The work of 17 exceptional printmakers from Oregon, Washington and Alaska and featuring the drawings Suzanne Ponsioen. An exquisite exhibit to experience and enjoy.
What is in the food we eat? Are fruits and vegetables important? Can everyday activities burn calories? Families, children and school groups will find the answers to these questions by exploring the worlds of nutrition and fitness in Eat Well, Play Well, a new, bilingual (English/Spanish) hands-on science exhibition which examines healthy living strategies by teaching the science of making healthy food choices. Presented by partnership with Cafe Yumm!
Kara Walker is remarkable for her radical engagement with issues of race, gender and sexuality. Her artistic approach explores the legacy of slavery and its effects on contemporary American identity.
Featured exhibit of mixed media art from MECCA Makers, Marilyn Kent and Patricia Hampton. Marilyn uses an array of of found objects in her collages, painting and 3D artwork. Patricia creates her mixed media out of reused materials, drawing on her eye for detail, curiosity and imagination. Refreshments provided.
A fun and unique exhibit that features teachers from kindergarten-high school and art submitted from schools across Oregon. This year the focal theme of the display explores the relationship of food to art, drawing inspiration from the idea of healthy eating.
Back again for another perplexing year of tiny natural discovery, Nikon presents winning images of its 2013 Photomicrography Competition. Founded in 1974, the competition displays the stunning work of top photomicrographers from a wide spectrum of scientific disciplines. Many breathtaking photographs will be on display including first place winner Wim van Egmond's Chaetoceros debilis (marine diatom), a drifting ocean organism magnified 250 times.
From a 19-century working-class family in Portland to a Chinese mining community in Jacksonville, this exhibit tells the stories of five historical sites recently excavated by museum archaeologists. Admission scale as follows: General, $5; seniors and youth, $3; families, $10.
Come and enjoy this exhibition features enchanting paper-cut renditions of life along the Danube River. As you browse the collection, be sure to study the charming portrait series of composers featuring Beethoven, Mozart, Schubert and Strauss.
An interactive installation by Kathy Marmor that relies on user content to create Twitter-influenced mashups. Randomized sentences displayed in LED lights depict abbreviated communication gone awry.
The Maude Kerns Art Center presents The Nakedness of the Subject, featuring two and three dimensional figurative work by local artists Bets Cole, Marsha Maverick Wells and Anna Lee-Hoelzle. Bets Cole, from Elmira, works in acrylic, watercolor, charcoal, pen and pencil, using the quality of each of these mediums to capture the unique spirit of her human subject. Marsha Maverick Wells, from Eugene, displays figure drawings in pastel and conté crayon created in Maude Kerns Art Center’s Open Studios... Visit Website