Interview: Mural Bike Tour

EUGENE, Ore. — If you haven’t seen the amazing murals in Eugene’s Whiteaker neighborhood, this weekend is your chance. The Great Mural Bike Tour is free, and anyone who attends can see the art and meet the artists. It kicks off Saturday at 10 a.m. Jessica Watson from the Lane Arts Council joined us live … Continue reading »

Library’s Statue Removed Temporarily

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A familiar statue in front of the Corvallis Public Library is temporarily being stored. The statue, called “Story Time,” is of a boy and a girl reading a book. Around the statue was a planter box that’s over a skylight that looks over basement offices. The box was leaking, so it’s getting … Continue reading »

Corvallis Holds Annual Arts Fair

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Artists will be selling their own work in downtown Corvallis Saturday. It’s the 52nd annual Clothesline Art Sale, which will be held on the courthouse lawn. Local artists from the Corvallis Art Guild will be selling various works done in oil paints, water color, acrylics and more. It will give visitors an … Continue reading »

Maude Kerns Land-Scape Exhibit

EUGENE, Ore. — A new exhibit opened at the Maude Kerns Art Center called Land-Scape. The exhibit features different perspectives on landscape through photography, paintings and mixed media. Michael Fisher with the art center stopped by KEZI 9 News This Morning to share some of the pieces from the exhibit. The Land-Scape exhibit runs from … Continue reading »

Students’ Art in Recycle Calendar

EUGENE, Ore. — Artwork by 13 local students have been chosen for the 2014 Recycle Art Calendar. The nonprofit BRING produces the book together every year. The purpose of the calendar is to reflect of students’ understanding of the four Rs–recycle, reduce, reuse and re-think. “The kids today, they are growing up with it being … Continue reading »

Out & About: June 14th-16th

There are a lot of ways to enjoy this weekend. Here are some ideas from 104.7 FM KDUK’s Valerie Steele. Out & About Links: Prost8K Musical Feet Second Friday Art Walk Vintage Car Show For more information on these and other great events or to submit your own, click here.

Oregon First Lady Visits St. Vinnie’s

EUGENE, Ore. — Governor Kitzhaber’s partner, who he’s named first lady, visited Eugene Thursday for a look at St. Vincent de Paul’s homelessness and low-income efforts. Cylvia Hayes toured three of St. Vincent de Paul’s sites, each utilizing different recycling operations and ways to service Lane County’s less fortunate. Hayes says it’s some of the … Continue reading »

School Mural Entered in Contest

EUGENE, Ore. — A local elementary school is working around the 4J’s budget woes in a very creative way. First, second and third graders at Adams Elementary hope to win a $10,000 prize from a national American Girl contest for the mural. The organizing teacher says creating it took more than art. Students had to … Continue reading »

Oregon Country Fair Picks Poster Artist

EUGENE, Ore. — The 44th annual Oregon Country Fair is in July. But this Saturday is the official kick-off, the fair’s spring fling at W.O.W. Hall where event organizers will unveil the official poster. KEZI 9 News got a sneak peak of the poster and talked with the local artist commissioned to create the whimsical … Continue reading »

Squirrel Statue Stolen from Park

CORVALLIS, Ore. — We’re used to seeing squirrels just about everywhere in western Oregon. But if you happen to see a bronze one turn up, Corvallis police want you to give them a call. Someone stole the sculpture from the city’s Central Park. It’s worth about $800. If you see it, call the Corvallis Police … Continue reading »

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