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THURSDAY NOV 17

Axe & Fiddle Musicians Spotlight w/Larry Barkemeyer—7; Variety, $1

Black Forest Touch People, The Steady 27s, White Johnnies—10; Indie rock 

Cowfish Hump-Nite w/Connah Jay—9; Dubstep, glitch-hop

Cozmic Pizza “Look Me in the Eye Dance Party” w/DJ Trainwreck, Avatar—6; DJ dance, n/c

Sprawl Envisioned

More traffic for Crest, big boxes out 30th?

Holiday Happenings

Hot ‘Tails

EW’s take on wintertime drinks


Did I Like that Movie?

The Skin I Live In is weird as hell

 

Acoustica!

Saving the Butte

A strip mine is starting up in the middle of a small town


Arts Shorts:
Recordando a los Muertos
Annual celebration of the Mexican holiday Día de los Muertos

Books:
That’s Life, Kid
Roger Ebert’s memoir tells story of the man, not the movies

Best of Eugene 2011-2012: Miscellany

photo by todd cooper

Best Local Athlete

1. LaMichael James, UO football

2. Darron Thomas, UO football

3. Ashton Eaton, UO track

Best of Eugene 2011-2012: Eats

 

Best Bakery, Sweets

photos by todd cooper

1. Sweet Life
755 Monroe St.  683-5676. sweetlifedesserts.com

Share the Feast

Despite the gloom, or maybe because of it

Best of Eugene 2011-2012: Nightlife

 

Best Bar Food

1. Horsehead 99 W. Broadway. 683-3154.

2. Jackalope 453 Willamette St. 485-1519. jackalopelounge.com

3. Sam Bond’s Garage 407 Blair Blvd. 343-2635. www.sambonds.com


All exhibits free unless otherwise noted.


Notes from the Riverside:
Pre-Occupied
The ethics of slavery continue today

Viewpoint:
The Cost of Inequality
Income gap has deadly serious implications

 

On The Blogs:


KLCC’S QUANDARY

Best of Eugene 2011-2012: Arts

 

Best Blog

1. Culinaria Eugenius culinariaeugenius.wordpress.com

2. Eugene Bicyclist http://eugenebicyclist.com

3. That’s So Northwest https://community.nwcu.com/thatssonorthwest

Best of Eugene 2010-2011: Civics

 

Best Local Activist

1. Frog

2. Peter DeFazio

3. Kitty Piercy

We salute Frog as an activist and, perhaps more appropriately, as an icon of free speech in Eugene.


 

Best Local Politician


Pre-Occupied

The ethics of slavery continue today


By David Wagner

Best of Eugene 2011-2012: Spending

 

Best Bookstore

1. Smith Family 768 E. 13th Ave., 345-1651; 525 Willamette St., 343-4717.

2. Tsunami Books 2585 Willamette St. 345-8986.

3. J. Michaels 160 E. Broadway. 342-2002.

The Best of Eugene 2011-2012

You decide; we report. Eugeneans have voted once again for their favorite institutions and EW has your tally. Congrats to 2011’s best people, eats and places!

 

Categories:


Movies:
Time is Money
Parallels abound in Niccol’s new film

 

 

MOVIE THEATERS
Use the links provided below for specific show times.

 

Recordando a los Muertos 

 

That’s Life, Kid

Roger Ebert’s memoir tells story of the man, not the movies