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Break on Through: John Giovanni Storms the Next Big Thing Competitionnew

A band of under-21 musicians called John Giovanni win the the Eugene Weekly's Next Big Thing contest to find Eugene's next hit single.
Eugene Weekly  |  Rick Levin  |  11-13-2009  |  Music

Q&A with L.A. Painter, Muralist, Educator: Steven Lopeznew

Offers a Q&A with one of L.A.'s up and coming painters, chronicling his time spent in Eugene, Ore., and the difference between graffiti and public art.
Eugene Weekly  |  Chuck Adams  |  08-12-2008  |  Art

Large Questions Go Unanswered at Olympic Trialsnew

There were four "elephants on the track" at the Olympic Track & Field Team Trials: banned substances, corporate sponsorship, the shroud of ugliness over the Beijing Olympics and the way we deal with these underlying issues while simultaneously cheering on the U.S. athletes at the Trials and Summer Olympics.
Eugene Weekly  |  Chuck Adams  |  07-10-2008  |  Sports

Do Sports Inspire Art, or Vice Versa?new

Three Eugene galleries hope to capitalize on the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Team Trials, with mixed results.
Eugene Weekly  |  Chuck Adams  |  06-19-2008  |  Art

Animal Farm Won't Be Unknown For Longnew

Diverse beats and easy mic-sharing make for a solid debut on Animal Farm's The Unknown.
The Portland Mercury  |  Graham Barey  |  06-05-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Tales of Commitmentnew

Same-sex couples share their stories.
Eugene Weekly  |  Jes Burns  |  01-12-2007  |  LGBT

Who's Your Momma?new

Everything was perfect as Becky and Sharon Flynn went through Sharon's pregnancy -- until the local daily paper refused to print Becky's name in the birth announcement.
Eugene Weekly  |  Suzi Steffen  |  12-26-2006  |  LGBT

Flames of Dissentnew

The spark that ignited an eco-sabotage boom -- and bust. Part III: Eco-Anarchy Imploding.
Eugene Weekly  |  Kera Abraham  |  11-22-2006  |  Crime & Justice

Flames of Dissentnew

The spark that ignited an eco-sabotage boom -- and bust. Pt. II: Eco-Anarchy Rising
Eugene Weekly  |  Kera Abraham  |  11-09-2006  |  Crime & Justice

Peace Through Povertynew

Charles Gray, pioneer of "non-violent economics," died on July 8 -- we pay tribute to his extraordinary life.
Eugene Weekly  |  Kera Abraham  |  07-14-2006  |  Economy

Neil Hamburger and the New Face of Underground Comedynew

Neil Hamburger is part of a flourishing breed of comic whose style of humor has been branded "anti-comedy," "alt-comedy" and "indie comedy." It's traditional stand-up with an untraditional point of view.
Boston Phoenix  |  Ted Drozdowski  |  05-26-2005  |  Performance

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