"No Body Like Jimmy"

Thursday-Saturday:‘No Body Like Jimmy’

Play: The comedy will have 7:30 p.m. performances Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Albany Civic Theater, 111 First Ave. W., Albany. Tickets are $10-$13 at albanycivic.org. Help with reserving or purchasing tickets is available from Sid Stevens Jewelers, 541-967-8140.

Provided photo by Dianne K. Nelson

Thursday: Christine Wallace

Reading: Corvallis native Wallace will discuss her new, speculative climate-fiction novel, “Sea of a Thousand Words,” with a reading by Gray Eubank, her audiobook narrator, 7 p.m. Thursday at Grass Roots Books and Music, 227 SW Second St., Corvallis. Free. Information: 541-754-7668.

Thursday: Voces 8

Music: The United Kingdom’s popular a cappella octet will perform with special guests the OSU Chamber Choir at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th Street, Corvallis. Tickets: $45-$50. Advance tickets and information: http://bit.ly/2yRUUiv.

Wednesday-Thursday: The Godfathers

Movies: Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis, presents Oscar-winning dramas "The Godfather," parts I and II, starring Al Pacino as head of the Corleone organized crime family, 7 p.m. Nov. 8, and Nov. 9. Tickets: $5-$7. Advance tickets: https://godfatheratwhiteside.brownpapertickets.com, https://godfather2atwhiteside.brownpapertickets.com or at Corvallis Brewing Supply. 

THURSDAY

VENUES

Bombs Away Cafe — LMNO, 9 p.m., $5.

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

Downtown Dog — Merkel Music, 6 p.m.

Imagine Coffee — Organized Chaos, 7 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. All skill levels welcome. Free. Information: 541-220-8685.

Introduction to Modern Dance, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. This class, for ages 6 to 8, is an introduction to and continuation of the study of dance. Creative movement exercises will allow dancers to explore many aspects of movements and to use dance for creative expression and performance. Tuition: $121 per term in city ($151.25 outside city). Register with Corvallis Parks and Rec, 541-766-6918 or corvallisoregon.gov or at Majestic Theatre, 541-758-7827. Information: Donna Blatt Ervin, ervin95@comcast.net or 541-752-6329.

Coding in Robotics Open House, 4:30 p.m., Corvallis Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. High school robotics teams will bring their robots. A coder will be there. Free. Open to teens in middle and high school. This event will be broken into two sessions: Session 1 - Intro to Version Control Using GIT and Session 2 - Intro to Android Studio and JAVA. Information: 541-766-6793.

The Taste of Albany, 5 to 8:30 p.m., Mid-Willamette YMCA, 3201 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany. Admission: $50 general (age 21 and above), $75 for VIP. This event benefits the Mid-Willamette Family YMCA’s Scholarship Fund.

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.

Author Event: Christine Wallace, 7 p.m., Grass Roots Books and Music, 227 SW Second St., Corvallis. Corvallis native Wallace will discuss her new, speculative climate-fiction novel, “Sea of a Thousand Words,” with a reading by Gray Eubank, who will narrate the upcoming audiobook. 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.

“Robin Hood,” 7 p.m., Corvallis High School Main Stage Theater, 1400 NW Buchanan Ave. The music of Prince backs this tried-and-true tale. Tickets: $5 special opening night admission. Advance tickets and information: https://csdtheaters.com.

“No Body Like Jimmy,” 7:30 p.m., Albany Civic Theater, 111 First Ave. W., Albany. On the evening of Ralph and Eloise Vanlandingham's political fundraising dinner, Ralph's best friend from college, Harold, shows up with a problem: He has a dead body in the back of his van and he needs a place to stash Jimmy. 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.

Voces 8 concert, 7:30 p.m., Austin Auditorium, LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. The United Kingdom’s a cappella octet is now one of the world's most popular vocal ensembles. The group will perform with special guests the OSU Chamber Choir. Tickets: $45 advance, $50 at the door. Advance tickets and information: http://bit.ly/2yRUUiv.

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

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

Imagine Coffee — Heartland Humane Society “Pickin’ for Pets,” 7 p.m.

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Willamette Valley PhotoArts Guild: "For the Love of Oregon," Exhibit, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Giustina Gallery, LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. Organized by the Willamette Valley PhotoArts Guild, the exhibit of more than 80 black-and-white and color photographs displayed commemorate OSU's 150th anniversary as a land grant institution, Free. Information: http://lasells.oregonstate.edu/exhibit/love-oregon.

Music a la Carte, noon Fridays, OSU Memorial Union Lounge, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. Music a la Carte presents Ken Saul (principal trumpet of the Corvallis-OSU Symphony Orchestra) in a recital of Spanish music for trumpet. Free. Information: 541-737-4061.

Open Mic Comedy, 5:30 p.m., The Lobby, 661 S. Main St., Lebanon. Comedian Sean Gettings hosts an open mic for people to show their talents in comedy, singing, dance, poetry and more. Sign up starts at 5:30 p.m. and show begins at 6 p.m. Free.

Artists' Reception: Nancy Anderson and Mary Lou Boydston, 6 p.m., Gallery Calapooia, 222 First Ave. W., Albany. Calligrapher Anderson and metal smith Boydston, both of Albany, will be the featured artists during November. Their work will be displayed along with 17 other mid-valley artists at the reception. Wine, beer and snacks will be served. Free. Information: 541-971-5701 or gallerycalapooia.com.

Oregon State International Film Festival: "Bye Bye Germany," 6 p.m., Darkside Cinema, 215 SW Fourth St., Corvallis. Dasfilmfest presents the Ninth Annual Oregon State International Film Festival, which presents award-winning films from across the globe. The 2017 German film (102 minutes) follows David Berman and his Jewish friends in Frankfurt 1946, as they have escaped from the Nazi regime and are now dreaming of leaving for America. Admission: $25 festival pass, $3 advance and $5 at the door. Information: https://filmfreeway.com/dasfilmfest/tickets.

“Robin Hood,” 7 p.m., Corvallis High School Main Stage Theater, 1400 NW Buchanan Ave. The music of Prince backs this tried-and-true tale. Tickets: $10 adults and seniors, $8 students (12-19) and $5 (youth 11 and under). Advance tickets and information: https://csdtheaters.com.

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.

Author Event: Sarah Magnuso, 7:30 p.m., Valley Library Rotunda, OSU campus, 201 SW Waldo Place, Corvallis. Poetry, fiction and nonfiction writer Magnuso will read her work followed by a question-and-answer session. She is the author of seven books, including "The Two Kinds of Decay," which was an Editor's Choice by the New York Times Sunday Book Review. Free.

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.

“The Little Mermaid,” 7:30 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories and the classic Disney animated film. Tickets: $10 for everyone opening night special. People with SNAP cards can get up to two tickets for $5 each. Information and tickets: majestic.org or box office 541-738-7469.

“No Body Like Jimmy,” 7:30 p.m., Albany Civic Theater, 111 First Ave. W., Albany. 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.

Poetics featuring Jean Dick, 7:30 p.m., Interzone Coffee, 1563 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Poetics Corvallis will feature mid-valley poet Jean Dick at the November open mic to read from her recent published chapbook. Others are invited to share their poems, favorite authors or just listen. Free. Information: https://www.facebook.com/PoeticsCorvallis.

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.

Oregon State International Film Fest Opening Night Party, 9 p.m. to midnight, Castor Club, 458 Madison Ave., Corvallis. Join others for drinks at the Castor Club to celebrate the beginning of the annual Oregon State International Film Fest. Free.

SATURDAY

VENUES

Calapooia Brewing Co. — David Burroughs, 8 p.m.

Imagine Coffee — The Flow, 7 p.m.

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Albany Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturdays through Nov. 22, 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.

Oregon State International Film Festival: “The Peace Agency,” 1 p.m., Darkside Cinema, 215 SW Fourth St., Corvallis. In the 2017 Indonesian documentary (91 minutes) Lian Gogali and her 500 female students are a force to be reckoned with in the conflict-torn area of Poso, Indonesia. They are part of a powerful movement for peace and justice. Admission: $25 festival pass, $3 advance and $5 at the door. Information: https://filmfreeway.com/dasfilmfest/tickets.

International Games Day, 2 to 5 p.m., main meeting room, Corvallis Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. Celebrate International Games Day with a variety of board games, card games, and video games for all ages, free to play on a first-come, first-served basis. The event starts a monthly all-ages gaming meetup at the library that continues on the second Saturdays every month from December to April. Information: 541-766-6793.

National Novel Writing Month Writing Session, 2 to 5:30 p.m., board room, Corvallis Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. Every Saturday in November writers may drop in and write. Work on your novel surrounded by other local writers and all of the library's resources. Beverages and snacks for fueling up will be provided. A prize will be raffled off at each session. Free.

“Robin Hood,” 2 and 7 p.m. performances, Corvallis High School Main Stage Theater, 1400 NW Buchanan Ave. The music of Prince backs this tried-and-true tale. Tickets: $10 adults and seniors, $8 students (12-19) and $5 (youth 11 and under). Advance tickets and information: https://csdtheaters.com.

Oregon State International Film Festival: “The Cinema Travellers,” 3:30 p.m., Darkside Cinema, 215 SW Fourth St., Corvallis. In the Indian documentary (96 minutes), showmen riding cinema lorries have brought the wonder of the movies to faraway villages in India once every year. Seven decades on, as their cinema projectors crumble and film reels become scarce, their patrons are lured by slick digital technology. Admission: $25 festival pass, $3 advance and $5 at the door. Information: https://filmfreeway.com/dasfilmfest/tickets.

Potluck and Old Time Square Dance, 6 p.m., Wren Community Hall, 35515 Kings Valley Highway, Philomath. No experience necessary. Caller John Luna will teach all dances. Live old time string band music by Eugene band the Slippery Slope String Band will perform. Potluck begins 6 p.m., followed by dancing at 7 p.m. Free. Donations accepted with all funds going to the Wren Community Club.

Oregon State International Film Festival: “The King of the Belgians,” 6 p.m., Darkside Cinema, 215 SW Fourth St., Corvallis. In this Belgian mockumentary (94 minutes), a dormant king gets lost in the Balkans and awakens to the real world. King Nicolas III is a lonely soul who has the distinct feeling he’s living the wrong life. He embarks on a state visit to Istanbul with a British filmmaker, Duncan Lloyd, who has been commissioned by the Palace to shoot a documentary intended to polish the monarch’s rather dull image. Admission: $25 festival pass, $3 advance and $5 at the door. Information: https://filmfreeway.com/dasfilmfest/tickets.

Clash of the Cowboys: Fall Showdown, 7 p.m., Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. Bareback riding, barrel racing, saddle bronc riding, and bull riding in the heated indoor arena at the Benton County Fairgrounds. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets: $12 early bird. Information and advance tickets: http://www.howellrodeo.com.

Corvallis Community Drum Circle, 7 p.m. first Saturdays, Corvallis Riverfront Park, First St. and Madison Ave. Bring your own instruments. Instruments will be provided for those without. All ages and skill levels welcome. Free. Information: Michelle Lovrich at drumcircleconnection@gmail.com.

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.

Corvallis Folklore Society Contra Dance: Broken Top with Noah Grunzweig, 7:30 to 11:30 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.

“The Little Mermaid,” 7:30 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. Tickets: $10 (Kids 12 and under), $14 seniors and students, $16 adults. People with SNAP cards can get up to two tickets for $5 each. Information and tickets: majestic.org or box office 541-738-7469.

“No Body Like Jimmy,” 7:30 p.m., Albany Civic Theater, 111 First Ave. W., Albany. 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.

Oregon State International Film Festival: “Animals,” 8 p.m., Darkside Cinema, 215 SW Fourth St., Corvallis. In the Swiss feature film (95 minutes) a married couple takes to the Swiss Alps for a six-month "break" in an effort to salvage their relationship, but an unexpected accident kick-starts a chain of events that illustrate their alienation in all sorts of surreal and disturbing ways. Including unexpected temporal shifts, beautifully disconcerting visions, and a freaky talking cat. Admission: $25 festival pass, $3 advance and $5 at the door. Information: https://filmfreeway.com/dasfilmfest/tickets.

SUNDAY

VENUES

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

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

Cloud & Kelly’s — Roselit Bone, 8 p.m.

Squirrel’s Tavern — SCOTS, 9 p.m.

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Family Mushroom Hunt, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., meet at Kings Valley Charter School, 38840 Kings Valley Highway, Philomath. The Avery House Nature Center presents the 16th annual Family Mushroom Hunt, a day of fungi-focused guided walks with naturalists, interactive displays, art, food, cider making and family-friendly activities. Parking is limited so late arrivals should meet at the Kings Valley Charter school parking lot to be shuttled (running every 30 minutes) to Beazell Memorial Forest. Suggested donation: $20 per family. Information: http://bit.ly/2im0Lmm.

Fill Your Pantry, noon to 3 p.m., Guerber Hall, Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. Fill Your Pantry Corvallis is a one day event that allows the community to purchase large quantities of locally grown staple products directly from local producers, including grains, beans, winter squash, tree fruits, garlic, nuts, and frozen meats. Free.

Oregon State International Film Festival: “Kurz + Schmerzlos Shorts Program,” 12:30 p.m., Darkside Cinema, 215 SW Fourth St., Corvallis. The following short films will be shown: “No Space,” Spain (12 minutes); “The Unborn,” India (20 minutes); “Rules,” Italy (20 minutes); “Whirlpool,” United Kingdom (17 minutes); “Circles of Confusion,” Canada (5 minutes); “Cowboys and Indians,” Spain (5 minutes); “Decrosa,” Spain (13 minutes); “Restricted Vision,” United Kingdom,” (15 minutes); “The Oregon Trail,” United States (4 minutes); “A Universal Love Story,” Germany (9 minutes). Admission: $25 festival pass, $3 advance and $5 at the door. Information: https://filmfreeway.com/dasfilmfest/tickets.

“A Place to Call Home: Exploring Housing in Oregon,” 2 p.m., Corvallis Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. If housing is a basic human right, why do so many people struggle to find or keep housing? This is the focus of “A Place to Call Home: Exploring Housing in Oregon,” a free conversation with Cristina Palacios. Information: 541-766-6793.

“Robin Hood,” 2 p.m. performances, Corvallis High School Main Stage Theater, 1400 NW Buchanan Ave. The music of Prince backs this tried-and-true tale. Tickets: $10 adults and seniors, $8 students (12-19) and $5 (youth 11 and under). Advance tickets and information: https://csdtheaters.com.

“The Little Mermaid,” 2:30 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. Tickets: $10 (Kids 12 and under), $14 seniors and students, $16 adults. People with SNAP cards can get up to two tickets for $5 each. Information and tickets: majestic.org or box office 541-738-7469.

Oregon State International Film Festival: “Land of Little People,” 3:30 p.m., Darkside Cinema, 215 SW Fourth St., Corvallis. In the Israel/Palestine film (83 minutes) another war has started in Israel. Four kids play at an old army base, now empty and unused. One day, the kids find two army deserters hiding in their secret playground. Admission: $25 festival pass, $3 advance and $5 at the door. Information: https://filmfreeway.com/dasfilmfest/tickets.

Corvallis-OSU Piano International Steinway Piano Series: Natasha Paremski, 4 p.m., Austin Auditorium, LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. The 2017-2018 Steinway Series begins with a recital by Paremski, a Russian-American pianist and winner of the Prix Montblanc and the Gilmore Young Artist awards. Tickets: $25 advance, $28 at the door. Students ages 8 to 18 and all college students will be admitted free. People with SNAP Cards can purchase up to two $5 tickets. Advance tickets online: corvallispiano.org or Grass Roots Books and Music in Corvallis. Call 541-758-0036 for accommodations related to disability.

Oregon State International Film Festival: “Land of Eternal Spring” and “Red Gringo,” 5:30 p.m., Darkside Cinema, 215 SW Fourth St., Corvallis. The American documentary (27 minutes) "Land of Eternal Spring," depicts human right defenders in Guatemala as they share their stories of resistance against land theft, illegal gold mining, corruption, and government retaliation. “Red Gringo,” a documentary (67 minutes) follows North American singer Dean Reed’s surprising and unlikely political transformation after learning of the brutality and repression of U.S.-supported regimes in South America. Admission: $25 festival pass, $3 advance and $5 at the door. Information: https://filmfreeway.com/dasfilmfest/tickets.

Commedia Dell’Arte Character Workshop, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., second floor, Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. A free two-hour interactive character workshop. Many aspects of Commedia Dell’Arte will be covered, such as performing with masks, physical gags, and character interaction. Information: majestic.org.

Oregon State International Film Festival: “Pretenders,” 8 p.m., Darkside Cinema, 215 SW Fourth St., Corvallis. In the Estonia/Latvia/Lithunia feature film (102 minutes) Anna and Juhan, intent on repairing their relationship, retreat to a seaside house lent to them by well-heeled friends. After witnessing an accident, they take in a wounded woman and her husband. Admission: $25 festival pass, $3 advance and $5 at the door. Information: https://filmfreeway.com/dasfilmfest/tickets.

MONDAY

VENUES

Imagine Coffee — Bryson Skaar, 7 p.m.

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Oregon State International Film Festival: “Combat Girls,” 5 p.m., Darkside Cinema, 215 SW Fourth St., Corvallis. The 2011 German film will be introduced by Dr. Jennifer L. Creech, University of Rochester, with a discussion to follow the film. In the movie, the only place where a 20-year-old German girl feels at home is with her neo-Nazi gang. Admission: $25 festival pass, $3 advance and $5 at the door. Information: https://filmfreeway.com/dasfilmfest/tickets.

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.

Tap Dance Adult/Teen Beginner, 6 to 7 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, this week through Dec. 13, Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. Tuition: $198 for two classes a week; drop-in rate, $13 a class. Information: Nancy, 541-928-2382 or pacifictapdance.com.

Corvallis Guitar Society Meeting, 7 p.m., Odd Fellows Hall, 223 SW Second St., Corvallis. Meet fellow guitarists of all ages and skill levels. Open ensemble play, bring a guitar and foot stool. Music can be downloaded from the website (corvallisguitarsociety.org) one week ahead of time. Featured performance by classical guitarist Mario Diaz of the Oregon Guitar Quartet. Free, but donations are appreciated. Information: Jon Sharp, 541-829-2092 or jmds157@yahoo.com.

Modern Square Dance Lessons, hosted by Corvallis Square Dancers, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Gatton Hall, First Congregational Church, 4515 SW West Hills Road, Corvallis. Fall term runs 13 weeks. A fun way to stay fit! Move to music as you learn and dance the mainstream calls of modern square dance. No partner necessary. Casual attire. Cost: First lesson is free. $75 per person for remainder of fall term. Information: corvallissquares.com.

Chamber Music Corvallis: Meccore Quartet, 7:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 114 SW Eighth St., Corvallis. Established in 2007, the award-winning Meccore String Quartet is one of Europe's most compelling young ensembles. Tickets: $26-$29. OSU students with ID and K-12 youth free. Tickets at the door or advance at Grass Roots Books and Music in Corvallis. Information: chambermusiccorvallis.org.

Oregon State International Film Festival: “Suffering Ninko,” 8 p.m., Darkside Cinema, 215 SW Fourth St., Corvallis. In the Japanese feature film (70 minutes) Ninko, a young, diligent Buddhist monk, has one serious problem: Women can’t seem to resist him. Admission: $25 festival pass, $3 advance and $5 at the door. Information: https://filmfreeway.com/dasfilmfest/tickets.

TUESDAY

VENUES

Imagine Coffee — Celtic Jam, 7 p.m.

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Marta L. Maxwell: "Native Wonderland" and Susan Woods: Drawings, noon to 5 p.m., Corrine Woodman Gallery, The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Maxwell is showing “soft sculpture," which are three-dimensional objects made from fiber materials, in Maxwell’s case: felt. She draws her inspiration mostly from nature and Native American culture. Woods, an artist/affiliate of CEI ArtWorks, has been creating intuitive drawings with marker ink on paper. The work is nonrepresentational, black and white; the lines are tentative interspersed with more decisive looking dense shapes. She uses a variety of black Sharpies, Free. Information: theartscenter.net.

Modern Dance IV/V, 4:15 to 5:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays (4-5:30 p.m.), Odd Fellows Hall, 223 SW Second St., Corvallis. Classes, for ages 12 and older, are for dancers with previous training. It focuses on Graham, Horton and Limon techniques, and a variety of contemporary dance training methods. Tuition: $84 per month. To register contact Donna Blatt Ervin: ervin95@comcast.net or 541-752-6329. Information: moderndancetechnique.com.

Graphic Novel Book Club for Adults discusses “My Favorite Things is Monsters” by Emil Ferris, 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 preselected 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.

Corvallis Community Choir Fall Term Rehearsals, Oct. 10-Dec. 19, 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis, 2945 NW Circle Blvd., Corvallis. This nonaudition choir is dedicated to spreading joy through singing together. Music for the term will be a mixture of new selections and pieces carried over from prior terms. Director: James Morsund. Accompanist: Bryson Skaar. Cost: $50 per term, $15 for students or $5 per week. Information: contact Nan Chaney 541-740-6068 or email nonandjay1@gmail.com or see http://corvalliscommunitychoir.us.

Oregon State International Film Festival: “Late Blossom Blues,” 7:30 p.m., Darkside Cinema, 215 SW Fourth St., Corvallis. The director will be in attendance at this Austrian documentary (89 minutes). When 81 year-old Leo Welch from the Mississippi backwoods skyrocketed to global Blues & Gospel stardom after releasing his debut record in 2014, it took the music world by surprise. Admission: $25 festival pass, $3 advance and $5 at the door. Information: https://filmfreeway.com/dasfilmfest/tickets.

WEDNESDAY

VENUES

Bombs Away Cafe — Jazz Jam, 9 p.m.

Cloud & Kelly’s — Cascade Rye, 8:30 p.m. $5.

Imagine Coffee — Imagine on Canvas Paint Night, 7 p.m., $20.

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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.

Random Review, noon to 1 p.m. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. Alice Sperling, retired faculty director at Linn-Benton Community College, will review the novel “A Gentleman in Moscow” by Amor Towles. Free, sponsored by Friends of the Library. Lunches OK.

Tap Dance, Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. Ages 5 to 7, 3:15 to 4 p.m.; ages 8 to 12, 4 to 4:45 p.m., this week through Nov. 1. Tuition: $54 for one class a week. Information: Nancy, 541-928-2382 or pacifictapdance.com.

Modern Dance I/II, 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. through Dec. 13, Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. Classes, for beginning or intermediate dancers ages 9 to 12, include floor work, placement and technique, jumps, leaps and choreography. Tuition: $126.50 per term in city ($158 outside city). Register with Corvallis Parks and Rec, 541-766-6918 or corvallisoregon.gov or at Majestic Theatre, 541-758-7827. Information: Donna Blatt Ervin, ervin95@comcast.net or 541-752-6329.

Tap Dance, Teen Beginner 2/Intermediate, 5 to 6 p.m. this week through Dec. 18, Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. Tuition: $121 for one class a week; drop-in rate, $13 a class. Information: Nancy, 541-928-2382 or pacifictapdance.com.

Tap Dance Adult/Teen Beginner, 6 to 7 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, this week through Dec. 13, Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. Tuition: $198 for two classes a week; drop-in rate, $13 a class. Information: Nancy, 541-928-2382 or pacifictapdance.com.

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

Reception and Awards Presentation Willamette Valley PhotoArts Guild: "For the Love of Oregon," 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Giustina Gallery, LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. Awards will be given to photographers for their featured work in the exhibit, "For the Love of Oregon," which commemorates OSU's 150th anniversary. Free. Information: http://lasells.oregonstate.edu/exhibit/love-oregon.

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.

“Kalapuya Archaeology: Cultural Record of the Willamette Valley before 1850" by Dr. Thomas Connolly, 7 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. The lecture series, sponsored by the Marys Peak Group of the Sierra Club, focuses on the Chepenefu Kalapuya people, who have inhabited the Marys River Valley for thousands of years. Connolly, director of archaeological research at the University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History (since 1986) and author of "Oregon Archaeology," will give the lecture. Free. Information: Dave Eckert, deckert@willamettewatershed.com or 541-230-1237.

"The Godfather," 7 p.m., Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. The Oscar-winning drama, in which Don Vito Corleone (Marlon Brando) the head of an organized crime family, transfers control to his son (Al Pacino), will be shown. Tickets: $5-$7. Advance tickets: https://godfatheratwhiteside.brownpapertickets.com or at Corvallis Brewing Supply.

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Calapooia Brewing Co. — RJ Mischo and Paris Slim, 8 p.m.

Imagine Coffee — True Stories, Live Storytelling event, 7 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.

Conversation from Corrine Woodman Gallery, noon, The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Marta L. Maxwell will discuss her soft sculptures featured in the exhibit "Native Wonderland" and Susan Woods artist/affiliate of CEI ArtWorks will talk about her intuitive drawings, both on display in the Corrine Woodman Gallery. Free. Information: theartscenter.net.

Introduction to Modern Dance, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. This class, for ages 6 to 8, is an introduction to and continuation of the study of dance. Creative movement exercises will allow dancers to explore many aspects of movements and to use dance for creative expression and performance. Tuition: $121 per term in city ($151.25 outside city). Register with Corvallis Parks and Rec, 541-766-6918 or corvallisoregon.gov or at Majestic Theatre, 541-758-7827. Information: Donna Blatt Ervin, ervin95@comcast.net or 541-752-6329.

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., 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.

"The Godfather Part II," 7 p.m., Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. The early life and rise to power of Vito Corleone (Robert De Niro) is portrayed, while his son Michael expands the family empire in this sequel to "The Godfather." Tickets: $5-$7. Advance tickets: https://godfather2atwhiteside.brownpapertickets.com or at Corvallis Brewing Supply.

“The Little Mermaid,” 7:30 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. Tickets: $10 (Kids 12 and under), $14 seniors and students, $16 adults. People with SNAP cards can get up to two tickets for $5 each. Information and tickets: majestic.org or box office 541-738-7469.

“Inherit the Wind,” 7:30 p.m., Withycombe Hall main stage theater, 2901 Campus Way, Oregon State University, Corvallis. The classic American play by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee is based on the Scopes Monkey Trial of 1925. Its fictional account of the trial stems from a young teacher’s arrest for teaching evolution sparks a heated debate between religious fundamentalists and evolutionists. Tickets: $12 general, $10 seniors, $8 youth and students, and $5 OSU students. Advance tickets online: http://bit.ly/1wgmTkJ or through the theater box office 541-737-2784.

OSU Choirs: Live as One, A Concert for Social Justice, 7:30 p.m., Austin Auditorium, LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. The OSU Choirs will perform in a special "Unity Concert." Tickets: $10 general, OSU students with ID and K-12 youth admitted free. Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made at least one week prior to the event by contacting Zachary Person, OSU music events coordinator at: 541-737-4671 or zachary.person@oregonstate.edu.

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